[[caption-width:400:You know you're in love when...]]
''Kuch Kuch Hota Hai'' or Something Happens is a Karan Johar's debut film starring Creator/ShahRukhKhan, Creator/{{Kajol}} and Creator/RaniMukherji. It was seen as a rebuttal to another popular hit named Bollywood/DilToPagalHai that contended that friendship and love were different. The position of this movie was that love can blossom from friendship. Known for its EarWorm, [[ThoseTwoActors hit jodi]] of Creator/ShahRukhKhan and Creator/{{Kajol}} and being very very sappy.

Rahul and Anjali are BFF in St Xavier's College. Tina, a transfer student from Oxford, arrives and being very beautiful, catches Rahul's attention. Anjali starts to get jealous and realizes that she is falling in love. But unfortunately for her, Rahul has eyes only for Tina and she leaves in the middle of the term, unable to take it. Rahul and Tina get married and have a kid. Tina dies after the pregnancy and leaves a set of letters that reveal what happened to the eight year old daughter who vows to fix up her father with his long lost best friend.

!!TV Tropes include
* AlmostKiss: Happens with Rahul and Tina
* BareYourMidriff
* BeautifulAllAlong: Anjali.
* BettyAndVeronica: Anjali is the Betty and Tina is the Veronica to Rahul's Archie.
* BreakUpSong: Cue "Tujhe Yaad Na Meri Aayi"
* FanService: Lots.
** One instance is during the song "Yeh Ladki Badi Anjaani Hai" when the wind blows Anjali's sari open, making her bare her stomach.
** There's a required WetSariScene, with a girl dressed in her soaking wet sari.
* FirstLove: Rahul for Anjali and Tina for Rahul
* GratuitousEnglish: Hoo boy...
* HappyRain: The girl in wet sari happens to love the rain that soaks her.
* HighSchoolRocks: Technically they're supposed to be at a college, but otherwise they fit.
* HotForTeacher: Mrs Briganza.
* IWantMyBelovedToBeHappy: Why Anjali leaves Rahul to Tina and why Aman leaves Anjali to Rahul.
* LoveHurts: And how! Cue Song ''Tujhe Yaad Na Meri Aayi, Kissi Se Aab Kya Kehna'' roughly translated as ''You did not remember me, what's left for me to say?''
* PowerOfLove: Movie ends happily because of this
* SadBollywoodWedding: Anjali's [[spoiler: almost-]] wedding to Aman.
* SexySoakedShirt: Actor Creator/ShahRukhKhan's character gets soaked. See it [[ here]].
* TomboyAndGirlyGirl: Anjali and Tina
* TrainStationGoodbye: When Anjali leaves Rahul to Tina. Includes a PleaseDontLeaveMe by Rahul.