As Karan Johar’s debut film Kuch Kuch Hota Hai completes 22 years in the present day – the Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol and Rani Mukerji film was launched on October 16, 1998 – there’s a complete technology that counts it as iconic. Its director, nonetheless, had taken an ax to it someday in the past, calling it the story of a ‘deeply confused character’ that was performed by SRK.
Talking about Shah Rukh’s character, Karan had mentioned in an interview in 2019, “Rahul considers stand for very a lot. Going a deeply confused character, contemplating what he desires and, actually, contemplating a lot extra within the film. Whatever 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 knew what Shah Rukh, or anybody else, does for a dwelling 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 referred to as the film’s unique story ‘utterly nonsensical’. “Karan came and narrated an utterly nonsense crap story to me; which is certainly not the one that finally you people saw in the film. In his strange way Karan, the man with many words tried to impress me with his crap story. So yes, I really did not understand the story when I signed in. And I am glad that I did not get into the story and just went ahead with the conviction of Karan, otherwise the film would have not been the way it came out, ”he had mentioned the primary draft and the ultimate film.