Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the iconic film 'Koi Mil Gaya,' actress Preity Zinta has unveiled heartwarming details that offer a glimpse into her personal life and the memorable experiences she had on set. The actress shared that she turns to the film's title track, "Koi Mil Gaya," to soothe her children, Gia Zinta Goodenough and Jai Zinta Goodenough, to sleep. This endearing revelation adds a unique touch to the film's legacy, making it a cherished lullaby in Preity's household.
In a recent interview, Preity Zinta affectionately referred to her children as 'jadoo' (magic), reminiscent of the extraterrestrial character 'Jadoo' in the film. The significance of the title track in calming her children showcases the enduring impact of the movie's music, even after two decades since its release.ALSO READ: Priyanka Chopra's daughter Malti enjoys heartwarming playdate with Preity Zinta's kids Jai and Gia - PICS
Recalling her experiences from the shoot, Preity shared a delightful anecdote that took place during the filming of "Koi Mil Gaya." She recounted the first day of the shoot when co-star Hrithik Roshan surprised her by appearing in character as 'Rohit.' Preity playfully admitted that she was initially irritated by Hrithik's late arrival, only to be caught off guard when he tapped her on the shoulder, revealing his unrecognizable transformation into the character.
'Koi Mil Gaya,' a science fiction masterpiece directed and produced by Rakesh Roshan, holds a special place in Bollywood's history. The film's enchanting storyline revolved around Rohit Mehra, portrayed by Hrithik Roshan, a young man with developmental challenges, who encounters an otherworldly being named Jaadoo. This unexpected meeting bestows Rohit with extraordinary powers, setting the stage for a tale that blends science fiction with emotion and wonder.
"Koi Mil Gaya," released on August 8, 2003, emerged as a resounding box-office success and a cultural touchstone. Its captivating narrative, coupled with Hrithik Roshan's exceptional performance, Preity Zinta's endearing portrayal, and the magic of its title track, have etched the film's name in the annals of Indian cinema.