Directed by Aditya Chopra the film “Mohabbatein” was a smash hit. It’s been more than 16 years since the release of the rom-com movie. Back then it had set a benchmark for all the new aspiring directors. The star-studded cast were expected to take Bollywood by storm in the future.
However, besides Aish, Shahrukh and Big B many vanished with time. Udit Chopra, Shamita Shetty, and Kim Sharma have faced difficulty in setting themselves in the Bollywood.
Mohabbatein was a grand tale of a University named “Gurukul” which guaranteed successful graduates. It was released in 2000 and a lot has ben changed over the years. Let’s see where the star cast of the epic saga is today and how they look now.
Shamita Shetty aka Ishika Dhanrajgir
Shamita essayed the role of Ishika Dhanrajgir who was a rich spoilt brat. However, her attitude totally changed when she fell in love.
Kim Sharma aka Sanjana
Kim played the role of a cute girl Sanjana. Her sweet and innocent voice won everyone’s heart. she is trying to keep pace with Bollywood and appeared in various films like Fida, Tom, Dick & Harry and Zindaggi Rocks.
Preeti Jhangiani as Kiran
In the film Preeti aka Kiran waits for her husband who never came back. Meanwhile a guy Karan from Gurukul fell for her simplicity. After Mohabatein, she has done Bollywood movies like Awara Paagal Deewana.
Uday Chopra as Vikram Oberoi
Post Mohabbatein, Uday Chopra went on to do films like Dhoom, Munna Bhai MBBS and Pyaar Impossible. However, besides Pyaar impossible, he was seen mostly in side roles.
Jimmy Shergil as Karan
Jimmy Shergil played the role of a sweet guy Karan in the film. However he showed his rugged side by playing negative role in Tanu Weds Manu.
Jugal Hansraj as Sameer Sharma
Jugal aka Sameer was Kim’s childhood friend who could never find guts to express his love to Kim. He started his career as a child artist. Jugal is not only a good artist but also a good director. He was last seen in “Kahaani 2” playing the negative role.
Aishwarya Rai as Megha Shankar
Aish played the role of Amitabh Bachchan’s daughter in the film. And now she is his daughter in law. She slayed in her last movie “Ae Dil Hai Mushkil”.
Shahrukh Khan as Raj Aryan Malhotra
SRK was the music as well as love guru of the students. He’s still the reigning king of Bollywood.
Anupam Kher as Kaake
Kaake and Preeto’s love story was admired by the audience. Anupam was last seen in the celebrity reality show “Kuch Bhe Ho Sakta Hai”.
Amitabh Bachchan as Narayan Shankar
Actors come and go but Big B will always be the Shehanshah of the Bollywood. He played the role of Narayan Shankar who was against the concept of love. Big B will now be seen in the quiz reality show “Kaun Banega Crorepati”.