On the momentous occasion of the 20th anniversary of the iconic film “Koi…Mil Gaya,” veteran actress Rekha took a nostalgic trip down memory lane. Rekha, who played the role of Hrithik Roshan‘s mother in the 2003 sci-fi classic, shared her reflections on collaborating with filmmaker Rakesh Roshan and her co-star Hrithik Roshan.
Rekha’s portrayal of Sonia Mehra, a new-age working mother in the film, earned her immense praise and accolades from both critics and audiences. The movie, which delved into the theme of friendship with an extraterrestrial twist, was even honored with the National Film Award for Best Film on other social issues.
Speaking about Rakesh Roshan, Rekha described him as a prolific director and producer who achieved the seemingly impossible feat of re-releasing “Koi…Mil Gaya” in theaters across India after two decades. She praised Roshan’s visionary approach, deep-rooted faith in the craft of filmmaking, and exceptional sense of music.
Rekha also shared her admiration for Hrithik Roshan’s versatile talent and the special bond they share. Their scenes together in the film carried an intensity and authenticity, adding depth to their characters’ relationship.
The actress concluded her heartfelt reminiscence by invoking the film’s message of simplicity, faith, and unconditional love. That’s what we did in KOI…MIL GAYA’!!! ❣️” India’s first sci-fi film featuring a friendly alien, marked the beginning of a story franchise that continued with “Krrish.” The characters portrayed by Rekha and Hrithik Roshan remained integral to both films, connecting the narrative threads.
“Koi…Mil Gaya,” directed and produced by Rakesh Roshan, stands as a timeless gem in Indian cinema. Its re-release across multiple cities celebrates not only two decades of its existence but also the enduring impact it has had on audiences across generations.