‘Ishq’ marks 26 years: Actors revisit iconic moments

MUMBAI, NOV 28: Celebrating the 26th anniversary of the Bollywood classic “Ishq,” actress Kajol took a trip down memory lane, sharing a delightful throwback picture on her Instagram handle. The snapshot features the film’s lead cast, including Kajol herself, Ajay Devgn, Aamir Khan, and Juhi Chawla.
In the heartfelt post, Kajol provided a glimpse into the camaraderie among the actors during the shoot of ‘Ishq’, revealing a moment captured after a day of filming against the picturesque backdrop of the Swiss hills. She humorously remarked on the exhaustion they felt, hidden behind their vibrant performances, saying, “You can’t see how zapped we were or how we were like ‘Why does the sun set so late damnit? What fab actors we were, na ;)”
“Ishq,” a 1997 Hindi-language romantic action comedy film directed by Indra Kumar, stands as a memorable gem in Bollywood’s cinematic history. The star-studded cast, featuring Aamir Khan, Ajay Devgn, Juhi Chawla, and Kajol, delivered stellar performances that resonated with audiences. The movie also boasted an ensemble of talented supporting actors, including Dalip Tahil, Sadashiv Amrapurkar, Johnny Lever, and Mohan Joshi.
Released on November 28, 1997, “Ishq” swiftly became a box office sensation, grossing over Rs 500 million (US$6.3 million) worldwide. Its success secured the film’s position as the third-highest grossing film of 1997. The dynamic narrative and impressive performances earned Sadashiv Amrapurkar a nomination for Best Villain at the prestigious 43rd Filmfare Awards.
The enduring popularity of “Ishq” even transcended linguistic boundaries, leading to a Kannada remake titled “Snehana Preethina” in 2007. The film’s ability to resonate with audiences and maintain its appeal over the years is a testament to the timeless charm and quality craftsmanship embedded in this cinematic masterpiece.
As fans and the film industry alike celebrate 26 glorious years of “Ishq,” Kajol’s nostalgic post serves as a poignant reminder of the enduring friendships and the creative spirit that brought this iconic movie to life.

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