As Karan Johar’s debut movie Kuch Kuch Hota Hai completes 22 years right now – the Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol and Rani Mukerji movie was launched on October 16, 1998 – there’s a whole technology that counts it as iconic. Its director, nonetheless, had taken an axe to it someday in the past, calling it the story of a ‘deeply confused character’ that was performed by SRK.
Speaking about Shah Rukh’s character, Karan had mentioned in an interview in 2019, “Rahul doesn’t stand for very a lot. He’s a deeply confused character, doesn’t know what he desires and, actually, didn’t do lots a lot within the film. No matter occurred to him was as a result of there have been individuals pushing him – his lifeless spouse’s spirit, his eight-year-old daughter, and Anjali herself. What made him endearing was his appeal, his massive coronary heart and Shah Rukh’s private charisma.”
He had added that there was ‘no logic or backstory to the characters’. “You don’t know what Shah Rukh, or anybody else, does for a residing within the film. And the eight letters – one for every birthday – made no sense, both,” the director had mentioned within the interview to Mid-Day.
At an occasion in 2018 to rejoice 20 years of Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Shah Rukh had known as the movie’s unique story ‘completely nonsensical’. “Karan got here and narrated an completely nonsense crap story to me; which is definitely not the one which lastly you individuals noticed within the movie. In his unusual approach Karan, the person with many phrases tried to impress me together with his crap story. So sure, I actually didn’t perceive the story once I signed in. and I’m glad that I didn’t get into the story and simply went forward with the conviction of Karan, in any other case the movie would haven’t been the way in which it got here out,” he had mentioned evaluating the primary draft and the ultimate movie.