Preity Zinta's heartfelt tribute to late Yash Johar on 20 years of 'Kal Ho Na Ho'-her saddest happy film

The actress shared a clip from the film, co-starring Shah Rukh Khan and Saif Ali Khan, and reflected on the bittersweet nature of 'Kal Ho Naa Ho.'

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In a heartfelt Instagram post, Bollywood actress Preity Zinta recently commemorated the 20th anniversary of the iconic film 'Kal Ho Naa Ho,' expressing a mix of nostalgia and heartfelt emotions. The film, which holds a special place in Preity's heart, marked not only a milestone in her career but also a poignant chapter linked to the late producer Yash Johar.

The actress shared a clip from the film, co-starring Shah Rukh Khan, and reflected on the bittersweet nature of 'Kal Ho Naa Ho.' Preity fondly recalled the unique blend of sadness and happiness that the movie brought to her career. 

Her caption read, "Kal Ho Naa Ho was the saddest happy film I did. Nothing can replace those memories & I will forever be grateful to Yash Uncle for making this incredible film. It was the last time he was on set. There will never be anyone like you Yash Uncle ❤️ You took a piece of my heart with you when you left. This film will forever remind me of you. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. I will forever love you ❤️."

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The film's significance goes beyond cinematic success, as it serves as a reminder of Yash Johar's last presence on a film set. Karan Johar, expressing his emotions, acknowledged the surreal feeling of having his father's influence permeate every frame of the movie. He remarked, "Thank you papa, for guiding us through everything & making stories that matter…and for always standing by what is right. I will always miss you."

As 'Kal Ho Naa Ho' completes two decades, it stands not only as a cinematic gem but also as a tribute to the enduring spirit of Yash Johar, whose legacy continues to resonate in the hearts of those who contributed to this timeless classic. 

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