Special Celebration In Mumbai To Mark 25 Years Of ‘Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!’
Mumbai: Sooraj Barjatya’s classic film Hum Aapke Hai Koun..!, completes 25 years of its release today. The film, that had hit the theatres on August 5, 1994, is one of the most remarkable Bollywood films.
Be it the dialogues, the songs or the vibe, people remember almost everything about this film which receives a lot of love even years after its release. As the film completes 25 years today, the makers have decided to have a special screening of the film in Mumbai on August 9.
The entire cast of the film including Salman Khan and Madhuri Dixit Nene are expected to turn up for the special screening. A source close to the development revealed to a leading daily, “A special screening is being planned for August 9 at Liberty cinema with the entire cast including Salman, Madhuri and other members of the film. The entire team will relive the moments again, they will all talk about their experiences and all.”
Madhuri Dixit Nene and Renuka Shahane, who played prominent roles in the family saga, took to Instagram and shared posts reminiscing about the iconic project.
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#HAHK25Yrs With great humility and gratitude I thank #SoorajBarjatya and #RajshriProductions for giving me this once in a lifetime role in a once in a lifetime movie. I am forever grateful to the late Raj Babuji and Sudhaji for their kindness & compassion. I would like to thank our company make up person Jayanti dada, Production in charge P K Guptaji and Art Director Bijon Das Gupta for suggesting my name to Soorajji for this role. I would like to thank all my co-actors. I miss Reema tai, Laxmikant & Ajit Vachhaniji. I thank our DOP late Rajan Kinagiji, editor Mukhtar Ahmed sir, Music Directors Raamlaxman ji. I want to specially thank late Mani aunty ( Rabadi) for making my beautiful costumes. I’d like to thank the direction assistants who were so wonderful, Joshiji, Vinay, Nabh Kumar Raju. I’d like to thank Jayanti dad’s make up assistant Pappu who later became my personal make-up man and my hair stylist Jenny who are still with me in all these 25 years. I would like to thank the audiences for continuing to love this sweet film and to continue showering their blessings for making HAHK 25 not out. Spread love and joy and that warm fuzzy family-wala feeling 😊🙏🏽❤😊🙏🏽❤😊🙏🏽❤😊🙏🏽❤😊🙏🏽❤😊🙏🏽❤😊🙏🏽❤
Noteworthy, Starring Madhuri Dixit and Salman Khan, it celebrates the Indian wedding traditions by relating the story of a married couple and the relationship between their families; a story about sacrificing one’s love for one’s family.
The film contributed to a change in the Indian film industry, with new methods of distribution and a turn towards less violent stories.
‘Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!’ won five Filmfare Awards, including Best Film, Best Director, and Best Actress, as well as winning the National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment. It made a lasting impact on wedding celebrations in India, which often include songs and games from the film.