21 years ago a star was launched who shot to fame overnight and became a sensation across India. Yes – we are talking about Hrithik Roshan who debuted with gorgeous actress Ameesha Patel in Rakesh Roshan directed Kaho Naa..Pyaar Hai. Let us see how it fared at the box office.
Kaho Naa.. Pyaar Hai was written and directed by Rakesh Roshan who previously made Khudgarz (1987), Khoon Bhari Maang (1988), Kishen Kanhaiya (1990), Karan Arjun (1995) and Koyla (1997). Rakesh Roshan has chosen the story of revenge drama which was in line with his previous works.
Kaho Naa..Pyaar Hai marked the debut of Hrithik Roshan and Ameesha Patel who became famous over night as the film opened to fabulous response and was well received by the audience. Hrithik became the heart-throb of the nation as girls were going craziness over his Greek-god looks while boys adored his unique dancing skills. Dialogues by Sagar Sarhadi were good while music by the legend Rajesh Roshan was mind blowing ruling the charts. Hrihik Roshan made the perfect debut as an actor who could emote expressively and yet could fight goons with his well-built chiseled body. Ameesha Patel became the eye-candy for every guy with her gorgeous looks and innocence.
According to the Boxofficeindia.com, Kaho Naa..Pyaar Hai was released on 14th January 2000 at 170 screens to Rs 51,00,000. The film collected Rs 1,65,00,000 in its first weekend and went onto collect Rs 3,77,00,000 in its first week. Kaho Naa..Pyaar Hai ended its theatrical run with Rs 44,27,50,000 against a budget of Rs 10,00,00,000 and was declared “Blockbuster” at the box office.