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28 years of Karan Arjun: 5 reasons why the Salman Khan & Shah Rukh Khan starrer continues to be a classic

As the Salman and Shah Rukh Khan starrer Karan Arjun clocked 28 years today, let's have a look at 5 reasons that made this film so special.

Published: Friday,Jan 13, 2023 12:50 PM GMT-07:00
Updated: Monday,Jan 16, 2023 04:33 AM GMT-07:00
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Karan Arjun

Released in 1995, Karan Arjun tells the tale of two brothers who return from the dead to avenge their father's death. The film, directed by Rakesh Roshan, also star Raakhee, Kajol, Mamta Kulkarni and Amrish Puri. The film clocked 28 years today and on the same India Forums has listed down 5 reasons on why the film still remains a cult classic.

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Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan's pairing

In the movie, Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan appeared together for the first time. And since thenz they have dominated Bollywood. Karan-Arjun's pyaar ka bandhan, extended beyond the screen. In real life, Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan grew close and continue to be the same.

Mere Karan Arjun Aayenge

Mere Karan-Arjun ayenge, Yes, the dialogue between Raakhee and Amrish Puri's Durjan Singh where the former would keep saying the dialogue on multiple ocassions has stood the test of time. And it's still unforgettable today, after 28 years.

Jai Maa Kali song

Like every legendary Bollywood potboiler worth thousands of reruns on television, Karan Arjun too has plenty of songs that people still discuss. And Jai Maa Kali which can never be forgotten.

OG Reincarnation

To rob them of their possessions, Karan and Arjun are brutally murdered in the film. Their widowed mother asks Goddess Kali to bring them back in her prayers. And it happens. Karan Arjun set the trend for being one of the first reincarnation dramas that became a super success.

Blockbuster Hit

Karan Arjun was the second-highest-grossing Indian film of 1995, trailing only Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, which starred Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, and Amrish Puri. It was a blockbuster back then and continues to gain more fandom thanks to the many reruns on TV.

Which has been your favourite Karan Arjun moment?

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lovecolin 1 months ago what a great movie! need to watch again
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FireStarr 2 months ago I've watched this movie so many times, it's a classic
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ChickenSoup 2 months ago The action was great but the plot was ridiculously unrealistic.
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Patrickern777 2 months ago The song "Mujhko Ranaji maaf karna. Galti mhare se ho gayi! Still iconic song that have influenced many of todays item songs! I wonder why it wasn't on the list..
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