Throwback Thursday: When ‘SOTY 2’ director Punit Malhotra did cameos in ‘Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham’

Back in 2001, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham featuring Shah Rukh Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Amitabh Bachchan, Kajol, Kareena Kapoor Khan, and Jaya Bachchan received a positive response for its family drama. However, very few knew that Student of the Year 2 director Punit Malhotra made a cameo twice in the Karan Johar directorial.


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Fast forward now and this 90s actor revealed in a radio interview that he had been in the said film. His first cameo is where he played the bowler during a cricket match, who gives a ‘deep stare’ at Hrithik Roshan’s character before bowling to him and shouts ‘Catch it’ after Hrithik strikes a boundary.

His second cameo is when hrithik arrives in London to look for his brother played by Shah Rukh. In the song Vande Mataram, Hrithik mistakes a man wearing similar clothes as Shah Rukh. That man however was once again Punit.

Student of the Year 2 stars Tiger Shroff, Ananya Panday and Tara Sutaria and will release on May 10 this year. Punit has previously directed films like Gori Tere Pyaar Mein and I Hate Luv Storys. SOTY 2 recently revealed two of its tracks- The Jawani Song and Mumbai Dilli Di Kudiyaan.

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