Kolkata, April 27 (IANS) Excited at the prospect of a reunion with fellow cast and crew members of the iconic Bollywood film “Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak” (QSQT), that completes 25 years this April, the film’s leading lady Juhi Chawla said the blockbuster was “magic which just happened”.
“It’s been 25 years, unbelievable and it was on the 29th April that the film was released. We are having a get together with the entire cast and crew. We will be screening the film and will be watching it after many years,” Chawla told a TV channel post the Kolkata Knight Riders’ win over Kings XI Punjab at the Eden Gardens here Friday.
Directed by Mansoor Khan and written by his father Nasir Hussain, “QSQT” saw the debut of Hussain’s nephew Aamir Khan and actress Juhi Chawla who went on to become superstars overnight.
“Not only were we nobodies at the time… I know while we were making it… because it was so different from the films that were happening at the time,the crew would snigger and say what are they making.”
“Nobody really knew it…it was magic which just happened,” Chawla added.
Released April 29, 1988, the love story drama broke through the norm of formula films that essayed violence.
QSQT’s music also stood out from the 80’s predilection towards disco tracks.
“He (Mansoor Khan) is the one who called us all for it. I am so thrilled because everybody kind of fell out of touch and we will be coming together after a long time,” Chawla said.
“QSQT” made the debutant pair a hit with with the masses, following which Khan and Chawla were paired in “Love Love Love”, “Tum Mere Ho”, “Daulat Ki Jung”, “Hum hain Rahi Pyaar Ke” and “Ishq”.