Karan Johar’s directorial debut “Kuch Kuch Hota Hai”, which has clocked 20 years of its release in Hindi cinema last year, will receive a special screening at the 10th Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM). Also Read - Happy Birthday Karan Johar: 10 Lesser-Known Facts About The Director Who Brought Glam to Bollywood Like no One Else Before
Excited about the screening, Karan said in a statement: “It’s been a very rewarding 20 years of a journey and time well spent telling stories and having the freedom to be a storyteller. Filmmaking is my passion and the deep-rooted love I have for cinema and being here in this time to be completing two whole decades is very gratifying.” Also Read - Karan Johar-Gauri Khan Leave Shah Rukh Khan Embarrassed as They Recreate Kuch Kuch Hota Hai Poster
Released in 1998, the film starred popular on-screen couple Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol. Actress Rani Mukerji featured in a supporting role, while superstar Salman Khan made a guest appearance. Also Read - 21 Years of Kuch Kuch Hota Hai: Karan Johar Recalls His 'First Film' That Had Its 'Heart in The Right Place'
Talking about IFFM, Karan said: “I have been to the festival before and I have loved being there. I’m looking forward to another opportunity to celebrate Indian cinema in the land down under.”
Karan will also have an elaborate conversation on cinema with the Australian audience at the film festival.
Superstar Shah Rukh Khan will also attend the festival as the chief guest.
The Indian Film Festival of Melbourne will be taking place between August 8-17.