Ep 27- Kuch Kuch Hota Hai

Jan 24, 2019, 04:53 PM

Episode 27 of the Khandaan podcast brings to you the one, the only Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998)! As soon as it showed up on our list, we knew this was going to be everyone’s pick because this movie is integral to our understanding of Bollywood today. Everyone has seen Karan Johar’s directorial debut starring Shahrukh Khan, Kajol and Rani Mukherjee with a special appearance by Salman Khan. And boy, does everyone have an opinion!

As a way to include all our friends with all their opinions, we started a Curious Cat to accept anonymous comments and questions from those who wanted to chime in and we want to thank all of you who participated. In fact, we had so many questions and comments to address, we chose to focus solely on the movie this episode. To trim things down further, we grouped your contributions into several themes:

A Timeline:

  • 1:00 Bollywood news - Pati Patni aur woh
  • 6:20 Intro to the episode format / curiouscat
  • 9:10 Kuch Kuch Hota Hai - the movie that made the Dharma and 90s Bollywood
  • 17:50 Are we watching it differently when we watch it now?
  • 21:30 Ruchi's questions - Pyar kya hai?
  • 41:17 Our choices for a K2H2 remake
  • 46:32 - Sammy's comment- K2H2 the trendsetter
  • 51:22 - This movie is problematic? Is Rahul a jerk?
  • 55:50 - Asim is Tina
  • 1:00:15 - Let's talk about Bhai
  • 1:12:45 - The music - iconic or ICONIC
  • 1:19:00 - Random Final thoughts

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