As of February 2008, Jab We Met has made a net business of over ₹710 million (US$10.9million),[25] and has emerged as one of the biggest hits of the year.

Her character, Geet Dhillon, has become one of the most popular and recognizable heroines in Bollywood. It is during this conversation that we come to know of Aditya's mother's extramarital affair and subsequent elopement, thus explaining why he questioned Geet's choice of eloping with Anshuman. Follow Us: Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | Youtube, © India Pvt. The film featured songs composed by Pritam Chakraborty with lyrics by Irshad Kamil. She later visits Aditya in his room to say goodbye. He was perfect for the role of a young, mature, quiet guy.

She tells him how he had inadvertently helped her realize who she truly wanted and the two of them share a passionate kiss. Jab We Met (English: When We Met) is a 2007 Indian romantic comedy film written and directed by Imtiaz Ali. [31], Upon release, the film opened to positive reviews. The film's plot also inspired the television show Love U Zindagi. Ltd. All Rights Reserved, About Koimoi | Search Latest Bollywood, Hollywood & T.V Updates, Pulkit Samrat & Kriti Kharbanda To Tie The Knot Soon? However, it becomes apparent that they are under the impression that she had eloped with Aditya, thus showing Aditya was right in what he surmised would happen when they left those nine months back. For the unversed, in the recent past, Tarun Arora spoke about the possibility of a Jab We Met 2.

Must Read: Laxmmi Bomb Producer Tusshar Kapoor On #BoycottLaxmmiBomb Trend: “I Rather Focus On Positivity…”, EXCLUSIVE! The next day,Aditya informs her that he will be leaving soon and then gives her privacy to talk with Anshuman. [3] When Ali began casting for the film, Preity Zinta was the director's first choice to portray the role of Geet Dhillon whilst actor Bobby Deol was the first choice for the role of Aditya Kashyap but Shahid replaced Bobby after Ali met him and discovered the actor was more than a poster boy, while when Preity refused to do the film the role went to Kareena.

In India, Jab We Met's DVD was released on 29 January in a single as well as an exclusive twin DVD pack with a price of under Rs. When Geet tells him to instead assist her and escape escape together into the night, Aditya initially disagrees saying the family will then affirm their suspicions.

What are your favourite Jab We Met memories? I was never a fan of her [Kareena] and hadn't seen too many of her flicks, but I just knew Kareena was perfect as Geet [...] [On the other hand], When I met him [Shahid], I realised he wasn't the forgettable actor that he comes across in several of his movies. Imtiaz Ali Shares Pictures From Antarctica Trip & It’s Making Us Want To Travel There RN! Aditya is initially irritated by Geet and later, exits the train at the next station. Chapter 6 - Her Chocolate Boy! They share a smile, their girls looking on. An uninterested Geet pretends to be in love with Aditya in order to derail their plans. Tell us in the comments section below. The score was composed and produced by Sanjoy Chowdhury. Tarun Arora On The Controversies Around The Film: “We Are Not Even Preaching”. ", "The Finest Performance of a Bollywood Actress During 2000-2010", "Meet Bollywood's MOST Beloved Characters", "Music Hits 2000–2009 (Figures in Units)", "Nominations for 3rd Apsara Film & Television Producers Guild Awards", "Akshay and Saif are hot: Kareena Kapoor", "Winners of 14th Annual Star Screen Awards", "Nominations for Max Stardust Awards 2008", "Nominations for the Zee Cine Awards 2008",, Films featuring a Best Choreography National Film Award-winning choreography, Articles with dead external links from November 2017, Articles with permanently dead external links, Album articles lacking alt text for covers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 7 November 2020, at 12:00. [28] Over the next five weeks, Jab We Met collected a total of £43,529 from 54 screens[29][30] and made a grand total of £424,681. However, no one knows how audiences would eventually react to it.

"[32] Subhash K. Jha wrote, "...Jab We Met is the kind of cinematic experience that is hard to come by in this day and age of smoky cynicism and borrowed rage. "[4], The film was shot throughout the Punjab region, and filming started on 20 March 2007 in Chandigarh and later headed to Shimla[5] and Manali,[6] where the crew filmed a song on the Himalayas[7] and the Rohtang Pass. The three of them then go to Bhatinda. "[33] Rajeev Masand from CNN-IBN, who gave the film 3 stars out of 5, described it as "a film bursting with the kind of lovely little moments that'll bring a smile to your face. When she finally does, she finds herself unable to tell her mother the truth. After all, at his age,one tends to know what is between a boy and a girl.The film ends with Geet and Aditya nodding in agreement with Geet's grandfather. Wonderful. The next day, Anshuman having become ridden with guilt, attempts to reconcile with Geet. [39] Yahoo! While attempting to get him back on board when he alights at a station stop, both are left stranded in the middle of nowhere. For the rest of the day, Geet repeatedly fails to get an opportunity to tell her family the truth throughout the day. While the film's duration is 138 minutes, the additional DVD in a twin pack also has 20 minutes of special features of the film's making directed by Nazar Abbas. Below is a complete list showing the awards and nominations Jab We Met received: National Film Award for Best Female Playback Singer, "Full-fledged onscreen romance for Kareena and Shahid", "Shahid-Kareena split scared me: Imtiaz Ali", "Kareena and Shahid start shooting in Shimla", "Shree Ashtavinayak Cinevision signs Shahid-Kareena Kapoor Starrer! "[43] Kareena Kapoor, for her performance, was ranked number 66 in Filmfare magazine's 80 Iconic Bollywood Performances list. It is then that Geet realizes he's a public figure. [46], On 7 December 2007, the film was officially released on DVD in the U.S., U.K., UAE and other international markets. Though the media projected it as a publicity stunt for the film, it was later confirmed that the couple had indeed parted ways. And it seems interesting to me because there are a lot of perspectives about what could have happened to Anshuman. Meanwhile, Jab We Met also opened well overseas especially in the U.K., where it was released a day before its worldwide release of 26 October. [27] The film continued to do strong business and garnered excellent collections during its second week, making a two-week total of £325,996. She's later harassed by the same person she argued with and later accosted by a few men who believe her to be a prostitute.She then spots Aditya and runs after him. [53][54] During the week of 19 November the album replaced the soundtrack of Om Shanti Om and moved up to number 1[55] but fell back to number 2 the following week. Arora joined Koimoi for an exclusive chat as his most remembered character is over a decade old now. However, Geet's cousin sister Roop sees them leaving and alerts the rest of the household.

As for Tarun Arora, the actor will be next seen in Laxmmi Bomb. When Aditya questions her on whether if eloping is the only way,she tells him that her family wouldn't accept Anshuman due to their religious differences.The next morning, Geet and Aditya begin making their way to Geet's family home in Bathinda.

The couple was named onto Bollywood Hungama's list of the top 10 best romantic couples of the decade. He had made a niche for himself in the South Industry as well. The summer shots in Punjab of the haveli were filmed in Nabha near Patiala.

A single disc collector's item in an enclosed box, the DVD contained English, Portuguese, Arabic, and Spanish subtitles.[47]. Critics praised the film for its simplicity, its romance, saying that it was "one of the finest romantic films to come out of Bollywood in 2007". Anshuman had never planned a life with her nor had he ever mentioned marrying her in the time he spent together.

These 13 years have been a great learning experience to me. Directed with a flair for garnishing even the most abject of circumstances with humour and irony, here’s a feel-cool movie. Chapter 5 - Introducing each other! Chapter 2 - Arnav sees Khushi!

To promote the film, the actors appeared separately on different television shows. Geet's uncle comes to Aditya's office to confront him; Aditya, although unaware of her whereabouts,promises to bring her back home in the next ten days. And that put a question to me, and I have been pondering on that thought. [59], Jab We Met's soundtrack was featured on Rediff's and IndiaFM's year-end list of 2007's Top 10 Music Albums.[60][61]. The film ends with Geet's grandfather telling his two granddaughters in Geet and Aditya's presence of how 'mischievous' their parents were and how he knew from the moment he saw them together what was between Geet and Aditya.

He wanders aimlessly until he boards a train where he meets another passenger, Geet Dhillon, an excessively jovial and talkative young girl.

Geet's family decides to arrange her wedding with her childhood family friend Manjeet. Prologue Chapter 1 - Sudden Marriage! This film should do for her what Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998) did for Kajol. ", "First Look: Shahid and Kareena's Love Story "Jab We Met, "Shahid Kapoor travels by Mumbai's Local Train", "Overseas: Shahid's biggest opener in U.K.", "Overseas: 'O.S.O. 'Geet' did strike a chord with the audiences and became a household name. He takes her to a hotel and offers her the catharsis of berating Anshuman over the phone, and they share an intimate hug afterwards. The film, produced by Dhillin Mehta under Shree Ashtavinayak Cinevision Ltd, stars Kareena Kapoor and Shahid Kapoor in their fourth film together with Dara Singh, Pavan Malhotra and Saumya Tandon in supporting roles.

While it did receive appreciation on its release, the film went on to be a cult over the years.

Aditya Kashyap, heir to a wealthy family of industrialists, is depressed and suicidal, and walks out of a major company meeting. When you begin working on a film, you of course know about the story and your character. Jab We Met released on October 26, 2007.

Let’s see, it right now in my mind, I am working on it. [24][26] On 30 January 2008, it was announced that to celebrate the success of its 100 days run at the box office, PVR Cinemas in Delhi would have a special screening of the film on Valentine's Day. I started with hospitality, did theatre and moved to South Indian films. She goes to Aditya that night to tell him the same and of her concerns over the whole situation. [10] The title of the film was decided by a popular vote; moviegoers had a choice between Punjab Mail, Ishq Via Bhatinda ('Love via Bhatinda') and Jab We Met.[11][12]. [15] On the night of 23 October 2007, a special preview of the film was organized at Yash Raj Studios in Mumbai for those associated with the film and their families. has a record start in U.K., U.S.A.", "Overseas: 'Welcome' big, 'T.Z.P.' The album is a perfect example of how to get a quality soundtrack which mixes songs for different segments of audience. Realizing this, he decides to pack his things and join her.

[38], Jab We Met remains one of the most popular romantic films in Bollywood.

They chase the train down to the next stop via taxi, only for Geet to once again miss her train due to the argument she picks up with the owner of a station stall. He said, “Yes, Time flies, Jab We Met turns 13. [51] Over the next several weeks, the album steadily began climbing up the music charts[52] and saw the album sales increase after the film's release. Primarily based in Mumbai, Bathinda, and Shimla, Jab We Met tells the story of a feisty Punjabi girl, Geet Dhillon, who is sent off track when she bumps into a depressed Mumbai businessman, Aditya Kashyap, on an overnight train to Delhi. Fantabulous -- that's the right word to describe her work this time.

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