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Release Date 14 December, 2001
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Budget ₹40 crores
Box Office India ₹55 crores
Box Office Worldwide ₹135 crores
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Yashwardhan Raichand is a wealthy man who has always followed traditions. He believes that the decisions taken by parents are best for their children. So when his adopted son Rahul falls in love with a middle-class girl Anjali, Yashwardhan feels he has no choice but to disown him. This creates a rift in the family. Rahul marries Anjali, moves to London with her. Years later, Rahul’s younger brother Rohan arrives in London, determined to reunite his family.

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Day-wise Box Office Collections

First Day₹2.38 crores
First Weekend₹7.0 crores
First Week₹14.38 crores
Second Week₹11.87 crores
Third Week₹8.98 crores
Lifetime India (net)₹55 crores
Worldwide Gross₹135 crores
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True Adj Domestic Net ₹365.75 (
) crores
True Adj Worldwide Gross ₹897.75 (
) crores

Movie Reception

Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham took a record-breaking opening of the year and also witnessed an excellent amount over its first weekend. The film remained strong throughout its lifetime and became the second highest grosser of the year. In the first week, it earned the highest opening week and also broke many records in the second as well as the third week.

At that time, it crossed Rs. 50 crores mark if it is calculated in today's time would mean a domestic total of over Rs. 200 crores. The film became the highest grosser in the overseas and made the one of the highest collection in the worldwide among all Hindi films.

Full Cast & Characters

Amitabh BachchanYashvardhan Raichand
Jaya BhaduriNandini Raichand
Shahrukh KhanRahul Raichand
KajolAnjali Sharma
Hrithik RoshanRohan Raichand
Kareena KapoorPooja Sharma
Rani MukerjiNaina Kapoor (as Rani Mukherji)
Farida JalalSayeeda
Alok NathBauji
Johnny LeverHaldiram
Himani ShivpuriHaldiram's wife
Aryan KhanYoung Rahul

Fun Facts & Triva

  • Initially, Waheeda Rehman was shooting for the role of Amitabh's mother. But the news of her husband's sudden death made her quit the project. She was about to appear on the screen after 10 years. Later, her role was played by Anchala Sachdev.
  • Kajol & SRK also shook their legs on You Are My Sonia. But their sequence was cut later.
  • Abhishek Bachchan's cameo role was also deleted from the final script.
  • The role of Robbie was first offered to John Ibrahim.
  • Amitabh's role in this film is inspired by Karan's father, Yash Johar.
  • The one who played SRK's role as a child was SRK's own son, Aryan Khan who made his debut in films as a child actor.
  • Karan Johar had to pay the fine for using Its Raining Men without any legal permission.
  • This film became the first Indian film to have a book published on its making.

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