'Last film that my father was..': Karan Johar celebrates 20 years of Kal Ho Naa Ho on an emotional note, fans react
Karan Johar shares an emotional post as Kal Ho Naa Ho completes 20 years.
Kal Ho Na Ho
To all the Bollywood buffs out there, we bet you still get teary-eyed by the ending of the 2003 film Kal Ho Naa Ho. The background score of the title song still gives you a bitter-sweet emotion. We still wish for a guardian angel like Aman (Shah Rukh Khan) in our lives! So needless to say, fans were left nostalgic and sentimental as Karan Johar paid tribute to the movie as it clocks in 20 years.
Karan Johar shared several heartwarming and iconic stills from the movie with the evergreen Sonu Nigam song ‘Har Ghadi Badal Rahi’ playing in the background. He shared an emotional note recalling that this was the last film that his late father Yash Johar was a part of. KJo said, “This film has been such an emotional journey for me and perhaps for all of us if I have gathered over the many years. To bring such a stellar star cast together with a story that has a beating heart…it’s all kudos to the entire cast and team behind the camera for making Kal Ho Naa Ho still beat strong and within everyone’s hearts.” Take a look at the same.
He further added, “For me, this was the last film that my father was a part of from the Dharma family…and it feels surreal to have his presence in every frame as I rewatch it even till today. Thank you papa, for guiding us through everything & making stories that matter…and for always standing by what is right. I will always miss you.”
On a concluding note, Johar who had produced and penned the screenplay and story of Kal Ho Naa Ho expressed gratitude to Nikhil Advani who had directed the same. Karan said, “And thank you Nikkhil for making a directorial debut that is etched forever in all our collective hearts.” One of the fans said, “This one movie has no parallel. It inspires me. It surely has a heart of its own. I believe that bcoz it gets me everything I watch it .” While another netizen said, “I love love this movie & stellar casting.” A user added, “Thank you for such a beautiful movie and a lovely memory forever. More power to Dharma. Respects to YashJi.” Apart from SRK, Kal Ho Naa Ho also starred Preity Zinta, Saif Ali Khan and, Jaya Bachchan in the lead roles.