Top 100 Bollywood Movies Of All Time: No.1 - "Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham", The Film Gains Kareena Kapoor's Stardom

Mina Muzumdar |Jun 25, 2019

The number one in Top 100 Bollywood Movies Of All Time "Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham" has remained its enduring appeal after 18 years and Poo's Kareena Kapoor Khan is part of the reason behind the film's huge success.

After 18 years since it first premiered on the screen, what lies behind the enduring appeal of Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham - the number one in Top 100 Bollywood Movies Of All Time still an open-ended question.

Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham

With Kareena Kapoor Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Kajol, and Jaya Bachchan joined the cast, the film producer Karan Johar once said that without any one of them, the film can't be taken to this place.

The film covey the story of a rich business tycoon family Yash (Amitabh Bachchan) in Delhi, which faced troubles over their adopted son's Rahul (Shah Rukh Khan) marriage to a lower socio-economic class girl.

From the story to the music, from the dialogues to the climax, from acting to directing, from dance to romance, different people will fall in love with either element. But one thing for sure, they all love the confident, sexy and sassy girl Poo.

Kareena Kapoor Khan's character Poo was one of the highlights of Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham which helped her stormed into the limelight. And it's undeniable fact that Kareena Kapoor had achieved the adulation of billion Indians heart through the film.

Talking about the first fashionista character in Bollywood, Karan Johar revealed his source of inspiration, saying:


And here are five interesting facts about how Kareena Kapoor Khan's famous figure took her to the bright lights of Bollywood.

A Pretty Hot And Tempting


"PHAT - Pretty Hot And Tempting”, that's how Pooja defines her life and how everyone looking at her. Kareena Kapoor's perfect portrayal of a fashion diva who loved herself so much in Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham can easily tug at your heartstrings and convince you since the very first moment she appears on the big screen.

Attitude haan!


“Attitude haan, what does he think of himself? Just go tell him who I am!” none rather than Poo can say that.

Everything is about a good looks


What's standard for a man?  For Poo (Kareena Kapoor), they must meet three crucial standards which are: "Good looks... good looks... and good looks". Therefore, she chose the hottest guy to date, Rohan (Hrithik Roshan).



Poo has to make sure all eyes were on her every time she appears. While her exulting fashion forays might be on top of everything, she also empowers women to be sexy on their own skin and proud to be born as a woman.

 Semi sanskaari


"Kabhi sexy, kabhi sanskaari..." Poo commands attention wherever she goes. To visit a temple, she even has to consider between which salwar kameez's color would suit the occasion most and ensure that she shines brighter than anything, anyone surround (including the God). Poo does not hesitate to speak her mind as well as acting and faking her true personality. She is exactly who she wants to become. Not only a self-lover but Poo also love her family as she loves herself.

In a tear-jerking drama like Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, even the film makes it to Top 100 Bollywood Movies Of All Time, Poo appeared like the spotlight of the story. Without Kareena Kapoor Khan's Poo, people couldn't laugh or shed their tear of happiness and sorrow with the film.


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