Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham…
Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham…, also known as K3G, is a Bollywood film that was released on 14 December 2001. It was written and directed by Karan Johar and produced by Yash Johar under the banner of Dharma Productions. The film stars an ensemble cast including Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Hrithik Roshan, Kareena Kapoor, and Rani Mukerji. The music was composed by Jatin–Lalit, Sandesh Shandilya, and Aadesh Shrivastava, with lyrics written by Sameer and Anil Pandey.
The film is about the Raichand family, which faces conflicts and misunderstandings over their adopted son Rahul’s (Shah Rukh Khan) marriage to Anjali (Kajol), a girl from a lower socio-economic group. Yashvardhan “Yash” Raichand (Amitabh Bachchan), the patriarch of the family, disowns Rahul after he marries Anjali. The story follows Rohan (Hrithik Roshan), Rahul’s younger brother, who attempts to reunite the family after ten years.
|Track Listing||Lyrics||Lyrics Writer||Musician||Singer(s)|
|1.||Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham…||Sameer Anjaan||Jatin–Lalit||Lata Mangeshkar|
|2.||Bole Chudiyan||Sameer||Jatin–Lalit||Kavita Krishnamurti, Alka Yagnik, Sonu Nigam, Udit Narayan, Amit Kumar|
|3.||You Are My Soniya||Sameer||Sandesh Shandilya||Alka Yagnik, Sonu Nigam|
|4.||Suraj Hua Maddham||Anil Pandey||Sandesh Shandilya||Alka Yagnik, Sonu Nigam|
|5.||Say Shava Shava||Sameer||Aadesh Shrivastava||Alka Yagnik, Sunidhi Chauhan, Udit Narayan, Sudesh Bhonsle, Aadesh Shrivastava, Amitabh Bachchan|
|6.||Yeh Ladka Hai Allah||Sameer||Jatin–Lalit||Alka Yagnik, Udit Narayan|
|7.||Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham… — Sad (Part 1)||Sameer||Jatin–Lalit||Sonu Nigam|
|8.||Deewana Hai Dekho||Sameer||Sandesh Shandilya||Alka Yagnik, Sonu Nigam, Kareena Kapoor|
|9.||Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham… — Sad (Part 2)||Sameer||Jatin–Lalit||Lata Mangeshkar|
|10.||Soul of K3G||Sandesh Shandilya||Instrumental|
|11.||Vande Mataram||Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay||Sandesh Shandilya||Kavita K. Subramaniam, Usha Uthup|
Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham… was a critical and commercial success, earning a worldwide gross of ₹1.36 billion (US$29 million) and becoming the highest-grossing film of the year in the overseas market. The film won several awards, including Best Actress for Kajol at the 47th Filmfare Awards. The soundtrack of the film was also a major success, selling 3.5 million units in India and becoming the best-selling album of the year.
The film was shot in Mumbai, London, and Egypt, and its promotional tagline was “It’s All About Loving Your Parents”. The film’s runtime is 210 minutes, and it was distributed by Yash Raj Films. The budget for the film was ₹40 crore.
Overall, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham… is a classic Bollywood film that is remembered for its stellar cast, melodious soundtrack, and heartwarming storyline.