''Jaane Tu... Ya Jaane Na'' ("Whether you know it... Or not") was a critically and commercially successful UsefulNotes/{{Bollywood}} musical, released in the summer of 2008. The story centers around four [[TrueCompanions longtime friends]] narrating the love story of their friends Jai and Aditi.

''Jaane Tu... Ya Jaane Na'' follows six friends after college-- Jai, Aditi, Shaleen, Jiggy, Rotlu, and [[OnlyKnownByTheirNickname "Bombs".]] The movie begins with the friends besides Jai and Aditi telling the story of those two friends to Jiggy's new girlfriend while they wait at the airport for them to arrive.

Jai and Aditi are the closest friends through five years of college, and they lead the close-knit group. Everyone assumes that they are deeply in love because they act so close and are constantly together, but they swear they are {{just friends}}. Both decide that to adjust to being on seperate continents from each other after college, they decide to give each other space and find a good match for each other. Jei gets a girl named Meghna, and they become so infatuated that they leave the rest of the group behind. Meghna puts a rift between Jai and Aditi, and they drift apart because of his relationship. Just as Jai begins to become unhappy with Meghna, Aditi finds herself a guy. With marriage proposals on the way and engagements, it looks like the two would be better off not admitting their feelings at all.

The whole story of their relationship is also intertwined by the story of how Jai becomes a man through the rite of passage that the savage group his DisappearedDad belonged to. HilarityEnsues.

It can be watched for free (legally) [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NzLnA-A5GI4 here]].

This movie provides examples of:

* ActionMom: Jai's mother, Savitri, has shades of this.
* AllGirlsWantBadBoys: It ends up being a bad idea for Aditi. "If I wanted a NiceGuy I would have fallen for ''you''!"
* ArcWords: The title comes from a song from the movie [[UsefulNotes/{{Bollywood}} Aa Gale Lagja]]. And the six friends are always singing it to each other. ''And'' the title shows up in nearly every song in some form.
* BerserkButton: Jai practices [[ActualPacifist non-violence]] [[spoiler: unless someone harms Aditi.]]
* BetaCouple: Rotlu and Bombs.
** [[CleaningUpRomanticLooseEnds Although they initially wanted to be with Aditi and Jai, respectively.]]
* BettyAndVeronica: Aditi and Meghna.
* {{Bowdlerise}}: The subtitles translate "[[http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=Saala saala]]" in ''Pappu Can't Dance'' to... "baby."
* CoolLoser: Amit.
* {{Cowboy}}: Bhalu and Bagheere. [[spoiler: And Jai in the film's climax.]]
* CrowdSong: "[[CrowningMomentOfFunny Hai muscular, hai popular, spectacular, he's a bachelor! (He's a bachelor, he's a bachelor!)]]"
** Also see: [[IWantSong Nazrein Milana, Nazrein Churana]] and Kabhi Kabhi Aditi.
* DawsonCasting: Averted. Most of the characters in their twenties are portrayed by actors in their twenties. The one exception to this is Jiggy's actor... who was actually ''younger'' than his character.
* EveryoneCanSeeIt: From the very beginning. The two first refuse to believe it, but mostly they just don't want to ruin a great friendship by making it a romantic relationship.
* CuteKitten: It's hard to decide who's cuter at the end of Kabhi Kabhi Aditi: Imran Khan or the kitten.
* ExpositoryHairstyleChange: Aditi's hair changes from curly to straight halfway through the film, when she becomes aware of her crush on Jai.
* ForgottenBirthday: Aditi's birthday is missed for a date with Mehgan-- she doesn't take it well.
* FrothyMugsOfWater: "Give me coke... on the rocks. Make it strong."
** Subverted when other characters are openly shown drinking.
* GratuitousEnglish
* HideYourLesbians: [[WordOfGay The director states in the DVD commentary]] that he intended for Shaleen to be a lesbian, but in the film this is depicted [[AmbiguouslyGay entirely through subtext]].
* {{Jerkass}}: Sushant. Just... Sushant.
* ManicPixieDreamGirl: Picked for Jei purposely by Aditi-- she says he needs a "silly, wild and sweet romantic type."
* MommasBoy: Subverted. Jai's close to his mom, but it's portrayed as a good thing.
* ThePollyanna: [[spoiler: Meghna is a deconstruction of this.]]
%%* RaceForYourLove: {{Discussed|Trope}}, {{Lampshade|Hanging}}d and then {{Exaggerated|Trope}}.
* RelationshipUpgrade: The entire point of the film.
* SheIsNotMyGirlfriend: Aditi and Jei's attitude.
* ShoutOut: The last scene has a person at the airport with a sign saying [[Theatre/WaitingForGodot "Mr. Godot"]].
* TrueCompanions: In the form of [[MartialPacifist Jai]], [[{{Tsundere}} Aditi]], [[{{Emo}} Rotlu]], [[TheCutie Bombs]], [[{{Keet}} Jiggy]] and [[WiseBeyondTheirYears Shaleen]].
* {{Tsundere}}: Aditi sure has her moments. So does Mala.
* WillTheyOrWontThey: The movie's narrative structure hangs a huge freaking {{lampshade}} on it.
* VictoriousChildhoodFriend: Averted. Jai and Aditi may have been friends for a while, but they met in college.