Kal Ho Naa Ho (Tomorrow May Never Come) is a 2003 Indian romantic
comedy-drama film directed by Nikkhil Advani, starring Jaya Bachchan,
Shah Rukh Khan, Saif Ali Khan, and Preity Zinta (pictured). It tells the
story of Naina Catherine Kapur (Zinta), a pessimistic and uptight
business administration student. She falls in love with her neighbour
Aman Mathur (Shah Rukh Khan), a terminally ill patient who fears she
will grieve for him if he reciprocates her feelings. The film was
written by Karan Johar, who co-produced it with his father Yash Johar
under their Dharma Productions banner. The film received positive
critical feedback, and was the highest-grossing Indian film of the year.
Its themes include inter-caste marriage, terminal illness, and the
depiction of non-resident Indians. It won two National Film Awards,
eight Filmfare Awards, thirteen International Indian Film Academy
Awards, six Producers Guild Film Awards, three Screen Awards, and two
Zee Cine Awards.
Read more: <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kal_Ho_Naa_Ho>
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