Trivia - Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna (2006)
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Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna (2006)

Country: India

Genres: Drama

Director: Karan Johar

Writers: Shibani Bathija, Karan Johar, Niranjan Iyengar

Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Rani Mukerji, Amitabh Bachchan, Preity Zinta, ...

Dev lives in the United States of America and is a foot ball player. He is married to Riya, who works and models for a magazine. Dev fractures his leg, becomes handicapped and dependent on Riya. He stays at home all the time and broods on his ill-luck. He also starts suspecting his wife of having an affair with some other man. His suspicions turn into reality when he sees her with a man named Rishi. By chance, the two families of Rishi, his dad and his wife, together with Dev and Riya become friendly and get together. It is here that Dev will disrupt everyone lives when he will openly accuse Riya of having an affair with Rishi.
Karan Johar asked Shah Rukh Khan, because he was busy elsewhere, to direct the controversial hotel scene himself. Khan then asked Amitabh Bachchan to direct the scene by phone because he was uncomfortable to do it.
India's most expensive Hindi film, reportedly made for an astronomical Rs 70 crore (~US$15 million).
The film's shooting was delayed due to Amitabh Bachchan's illness. However, the team managed to get on track and the film was released on schedule.
The makers of the film came up with T-shirts for the film's promotion. The T-shirts had the witty phrase "married or happy" on them.
The film was primarily shot in New York, where there was a 90-day schedule. The remaining scenes were completed in four of Mumbai's studios.
Ajay Devgn was the original choice for the role of Rishi, but he refused.
Director (Cameo ) Ayan Mukherjee appears in the song Tumhi Dekho naa carrying gift boxes
Director (Cameo) Tarun Mansukhani appears as Abhishek Bachchans friend
Riteish Deshmukh was cast for a guest role in the film. The stills were even on the publicity material of the film. However, Karan Johar cut the part out at the last minute.
Shah Rukh Khan promised Karan Johar that this is the first film he would complete after Yash Johar death. Due to other delays, Shah Rukh Khan ended up completing Paheli (2005) first.
Karan Johar:  plays a man talking on a cell phone behind Shah Rukh Khan inside the train during film's climax.
During the garden scene where Shahrukh convinces Rani for marriage he states his own House name "MANNAT".
When Arjun (ShahRukh Khan's son in the movie) had bumped into the little girl walking with Maya (Rani Mukherji) the melody of Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (Tujhe Dekho To Yeh Jana Sanam) was playing in the background.
Karan Johar: plays a man talking on a cell phone behind Shah Rukh Khan inside the train during film's climax.
The idea of making this film struck Karan Johar while he was in London. During his trip, he saw the movie Before Sunset (2004), based on a couple who meet after parting ways. After seeing that film, he was out at a restaurant where he overheard a married
Kajol was initially offered the lead role in this movie, but due to scheduling conflicts, since she was already cast in Fanaa (2006), she had to refuse. She was originally going to play the role played by Rani Mukerji, and Rani was to play the role played
There was speculation in media circles that Shahrukh Khan's daughter Suhana was to play an important role in Karan Johar's Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna. Some section of the media even stated that she will play the role that child artist Ahsaas Channa was to pla