The movie Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham, abbreviated as K3G, was released in the year 2001, in India and countries with large NRI populations. This is director Karan Johar’s second film after Kuch Kuch Hota Hai. It was the highest grossing Indian film in the overseas market until 2006. It secured places on both British box office as well American box office and it was the first Bollywood feature film to see a theatrical release in Germany.
Karan Johar’s movies always have a larger than life appeal. Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham has proved to be the biggest film of his career and this multi – starrer movie completed its tenth anniversary recently. the thirty nine year old director recently posted on Twitter – “K3G completes a decade today… the illustrious cast and brilliant crew made my biggest celluloid dream possible!!!”
The smash hit of 2001 featured some of Bollywood’s A-listers such as, Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Hrithik Roshan, Kareena Kapoor and Rani Mukherjee in a guest appearance. The story revolves around a family having two sons of which elder son is adopted. The elder son (Shah Rukh Khan) gets married against his father’s will (Amitabh Bachchan)and leaves for London. His younger brother (Hrithik Roshan) goes to London to bring back his elder brother and finally the whole family together.
Shah Rukh Khan who played the elder son of Amitabh Bachchan, also tweeted, “10yrs of K3G… how time flies… shava shava.” Karan Johar had earlier expressed his desire to create a sequel to this hit family drama.