Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (K2H2) is one of the best classic movies of our film industry. The beautifully knitted story unfolds a romantic relationship out of a strong friendship. More than half of the Indians are in love with this romantic comedy flick. But only a few of us knows about the trivial facts of this movie. All the facts are authentic as they are coming from the cast and crew of the very same movie. So, let’s check them out.
The character of Tina was initially meant for Twinkle Khanna. It was Twinkle Khanna’s pet name that was taken by Karan Johar for that particular character. But once Twinkle refused to play the character of Tina, the role was proposed to Tabu, Shilpa Shetty, Urmila Matondkar, Aishwarya Rai, Raveena Tandon and Karisma Kapoor.
When no one was taking Tina’s role, Aditya Chopra recommended Rani (after watching Raja ki Ayegi Baraat) to KJo.
Aman’s character was supposed to be for Saif Ali Khan.
All the lead characters were taken from the Archie Comics. Shah Rukh Khan was Archie, Kajol was Betty, Rani was Veronica, and Anupam Kher was Mr Weatherbee.
Farah Khan and Nikhil Advani played a couple in one of the scenes.
Javed Akhtar was meant to be the lyricist for this movie. But he rejected the offer as he thought the title of the movie was quite immoral.
The role of Kajol was offered to Juhi Chawla.
KJo was secretly taping reunion scene of Shah Rukh and Kajol. But he liked the result of it, and so the secret tape got its entry in this classic movie.
Time Magazine mentioned K2H2 as one of the 5 Essential Bollywood Movies that should be available on Netflix.
Two halves of the movie were two different stories wrapped up in one single film.