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Before Arbaaz, these actors were offered PKTDK

Released on March 27, 1998, ‘

Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya

‘ starred

Salman Khan

and

Kajol

in leading roles, marking their third collaboration after Karan Arjun (1995) and Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998). The film received immense love from audiences, becoming the fourth highest-grossing film of the year and earning praise for the chemistry between Khan and Kajol.

Today, the film celebrates its 26th year of release. So, let’s explore some trivia that our readers may not know.
Arbaaz Khan

, Salman Khan’s younger brother, played a supporting role in the movie as Kajol’s elder brother and Salman’s brother-in-law, garnering acclaim for his performance. Interestingly, Arbaaz wasn’t the initial choice for the role. Originally,

Sanjay Dutt

was considered, followed by

Ajay Devgn

and

Armaan Kohli

, before the role eventually went to Arbaaz Khan, as reported in News18. Directed by Salman Khan’s brother,

Sohail Khan

, Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya is a romantic comedy featuring Dharmendra, Kiran Kumar, Abu Malik, Kunika, Aasif Sheikh, and Aastha Gill in supporting roles.

The film was a massive success at the box office and received seven nominations at the 44th Filmfare Awards, including Best Film, Best Director (Sohail), Best Actor (Salman), and Best Supporting Actor (Arbaaz). Additionally, it won the RD Burman Award for New Music Talent for the song “O O Jaane Jaana,” sung by

Kamaal Khan

, which became one of the highest-selling albums of 1998.

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