‘Kal Ho Na Ho’ completes 17 years: Preity Zinta reminisces memories of film


MUMBAI: Celebrating seventeen years of the blockbuster movie ‘Kal Ho Na Ho’, Bollywood actor Preity Zinta, on Saturday reminisced her memories of the film by sharing a clip of a song from the movie.

The ‘Veer Zara’ actor took to Instagram and wrote, “Remembering Kal Ho Naa Ho today, a movie that made me laugh and cry in a heartbeat, an experience that went beyond words”. Along with the post she also shared a short video clip of the song ‘Kuch to Hua Hai’ from the movie ‘Kal Ho Na Ho’.

Priety Zinta

In context to the film, Zinta said, “This was probably one of my best written films”. “Thank you @karanjohar @nikkhiladvani @iamsrk, Saif, Jaya aunty and the entire cast n crew for making this film so memorable,” she mentioned in the same post and thanked the members who were associated with the film by writing this sweet note.

At the end of her Instagram post, Zinta said: “So folks the only gyaan I can give you all is, aaj apni zindagi puri tarah jee lo, kya pata kal ho naa ho.”

The Nikhil Advani directorial, which was written and produced by Karan Johar, also starred Bollywood actors Shah Rukh Khan and Saif Ali Khan in the lead. The movie released seventeen years ago in the year 2003. Later it went on to become one of the highest-grossing Bollywood movies at the Box Office that year, and also won two national awards and eight Filmfare Awards.

Meanwhile, Preity Zinta on Friday marked 22 years of her superhit flick ‘Soldier,’ by sharing a video of the title track of the song featuring her and co-star Bobby Deol. The 45-year-old actor took to Instagram to share the video and penned down a long note remembering the ‘super cool movie’, and expressing her gratitude for the film.

“Remembering Soldier my super-Hot & super Cool movie. So many things to be grateful for. My warm clothes for starters. It was freezing cold & so windy when we were shooting. On the other side poor Bobby was feeling so cold and shivering,” she wrote.

The ‘Kal Ho Naa Ho,’ actor went on to express how grateful she feels that her first feature as a lead had a good soundtrack.

“I’m also grateful that my first feature as a lead had an unbelievable soundtrack. Thank you @RameshTaurani #AbbasMustan and the entire cast and crew for the fun we had in Australia, New Zealand & Rajasthan. I love you @iambobbydeol. You are the bestest,” she added.

Released in 1998, ‘Soldier’ was one of the best films of both Priety and Bobby’s careers. Directed by Abbas-Mustan, the film garnered a lot of appreciation. (ANI)