36 Years Of Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak: When Aamir Khan Pasted Film’s Posters On Auto-Rickshaws

36 Years Of Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak: Aamir Khan and Juhi Chawla starrer romance drama ‘Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak’ completes 36 years of its release today, on April 29. The 1988 film directed by Mansoor Khan, marks Aamir and Juhi’s acting debut. The film was a commercial success going on to win several awards along with grossing around Rs 50 million at the worldwide box-office.

Aamir Khan pasted Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak posters on rickshaws for promotions

Aamir Khan made a promising debut with ‘Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak’, charming the audience with his drool-worthy looks and promising acting. Aamir also served as the film’s assistant writer as it was directed by his cousin and written and produced by his uncle Nasir Hussain. But who would have thought that Aamir would get down on Mumbai streets for the film’s promotions?

In a throwback video shared by Lehren TV on social media, Aamir Khan can be seen roaming on the streets of Mumbai, approaching auto-rickshaw drivers and seeking their permission to stick the posters of ‘Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak’ on the back of their vehicles. The superstar catches the viewers off-guard with his boy-next-door look in a sleeveless t-shirt and shorts.

Check out the video here:


Netizens react on Aamir’s old video

Social media users reacted to Aamir’s video. One user commented, “Hardwork pays off. Here’s the proof.” Another wrote, “How simple and sweet those days were …. I was a small child when the movie released and how we loved watching the movie ❤️❤️❤️ It was really a well-made film ♥️♥️♥️”

A user wrote, “Koi bhi mehnat zaya nahin jati 💪😊”

About ‘Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak’

‘Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak’ narrates the tale of two individuals and traces their path of falling in love, eloping, and dealing with the consequences that follow. Widely hailed as a milestone in its genre, the film garnered acclaim from critics for its direction, storyline, and music. Its plot offered a contemporary twist on classic tragic romance, effectively “reinventing the romantic musical genre” and establishing a blueprint for Hindi musical romance films that dominated Hindi cinema throughout the 1990s. Indiatimes Movies recognizes the film as one of the “Top 25 Must See Bollywood Films.”


When Aamir Khan talked about seeing only flaws in ‘Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak’

Aamir recently unveiled the song ‘Papa Kehte Hain 2.0’ from the film ‘Srikanth,’ alongside lead actor Rajkummar Rao. This revamped version pays homage to the iconic ‘Papa Kehte Hain’ from ‘Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak.’ Reflecting on its significance, Aamir shared, “It’s the song that marked the beginning of my career. It holds a very special place in my heart.”

The actor fondly reminisced about the making of ‘Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak,’ also starring Juhi Chawla in the lead role. “We were all newcomers in that film, and it was a very exciting journey,” Aamir recalled, praising the support they received from the film’s producer Nasir Hussain. Despite their efforts, Aamir admitted to feeling uncertain about the audience’s reception of the romantic drama.

“At the time, we were unsure about our success,” he confessed, while adding, “Whenever Mansoor and I would watch the film, we would only see flaws. We would always be engrossed in those conversations, discussing how a scene could have been better or done differently.”

ALSO READ: Flashback Friday: Revisiting Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak An Era-Defining Bollywood Romance

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