Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (translation: Some Things Happen), also known as KKHH, is a Hindi coming of age romantic comedy drama film, released in India and the United Kingdom on 16 October 1998. It was written and directed by Karan Johar, and starred the popular on-screen pair of Shahrukh Khan and Kajol in their fourth film together. Rani Mukerji featured in a supporting role, while Salman Khan had an extended guest appearance.
Filmed in India, Mauritius, and Scotland, this was Karan Johar's directorial debut. One of his goals for the film was to set a new level for style in Hindi cinema. The plot combines two love triangles set years apart. The first half covers friends on a college campus, while the second tells the story of a widower's young daughter who tries to reunite her dad with his old friend.
The film was extremely successful in India and abroad, becoming the highest grossing Indian film of the year, and the first Bollywood film to enter the UK cinema top ten. The soundtrack also became the biggest seller of the year. The film won many major awards including the "Best Film" honours at the Filmfare Awards, the National Film Awards, Zee Cine Awards, Screen Awards, and Bollywood Movie Awards. Years after its release, it still makes appearances on Indian television and has achieved an iconic status.
Kuch Kuch Hota Hai is a 1998 film in which a little girl tries to bring back happiness into the life of her widowed father by matchmaking her with his best friend. It is directed by Karan Johar and stars Shahrukh Khan, Kajol and Rani Mukerji.
You know you're in love when ...
Rahul: We live once, we die once, we get married once and love, love also only occurs once.
Tina Malhotra: You may not think of it this way, papa. But somewhere deep down, I think there is true love between them. They may not realize it but I feel really strongly about it. And I don't want to be in between their love story.
Mr. Malhotra: I was simply saying that this college forbids girls from wearing mini-skirts.
Ms. Briganza: You don't know. Some girls, nowadays, don't even wear skirts!.