10 years and it’s Kal Ho Na Ho

It has been a decade since Karan Johar’s hit romantic drama Kal Ho Naa Ho released. The filmmaker says he has ‘indelible’ memories attached with the movie, while its lead actor Shah Rukh Khan missed the film’s producer, late Yash Johar on the occasion.

The movie, which featured Shah Rukh, Saif Ali Khan, Preity Zinta and Jaya Bachchan in key roles, released 28 November, 2003.

‘Kal Ho Naa Ho completes a decade...Har pal yahaan jee bhar jeeyo, jo hai samaa, kal ho naa ho...indelible memories,’ Karan posted on Twitter.

The film marked the directorial debut of Nikhil Advani, who posted: ‘Kal Ho Naa Ho is 10 years old…Thanks to Karan Johar, Shah Rukh Khan and Yash (Johar) uncle. They were the ones who gave me the chance. Everything else came later.’

Shah Rukh, who played the endearing character of Aman Mathur in the film, thanked ‘the whole team’ of the film, especially ‘Yash Johar (Tom uncle) were most special. Miss you.’
Kal Ho Naa Ho was Yash Johar’s last production venture before he died 29 June, 2004 and the movie was directed by Nikhil Advani. 

Made on a budget of Rs 30 crore, Kal Ho Naa Ho released on 28 November 2003 to positive critical reviews.  Kal Ho Naa Ho was declared super hit in India by Box Office India.The film was a commercial success, with a lifetime gross of Rs 82.95 crore and emerged as the second highest grossing film, domestically and the highest grossing film in the overseas market, that year.
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