Imtiaz Ali movie Jab We Met was made in 2007, was a comedy movie which was produced by Dhillin Mehta with distributed by UTV Picture Motion and Shree Ashtavinayak Cine, Brilliant Cinematography was done by Natarajan Subramaniam, Editing was done by Aarti Bajaj.
Shahid Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor in a lead role with supporting cast Dara Singh, Pavan Malhotra, Kiran Juneja, Saumaya Tandon, Tarun Arora, Divya Seth,
Jab We Met became super at the box office and it was also hit in other countries, made on total budget of ₹ 17 crores against gross at the box office ₹ 71 crores. Later the film was also remade in Tamil as Kanden Kadhalai.
Music was composed by Pritam with lyrics by Irshad Kamil except one song “Aaoge Jab Tum” which was composed by Sandesh Shandilya and lyrics was written by Faaiz Anwar. Shreya Ghoshal won the National Film Award for Best Female Playback Singer for the Song Yeh Ishq Haaye. Overall Music was good as with two absolutely romantic songs”Tum he se” and “Aaoge jab tum.
The Film won several Awards like Producers Guild Film Awards for Best Actress , Best Music Director and Best Dialogue, Central European Bollywood Awards for Best Couple, Film fare Award for Best Actress, and Best Dialogue, HT Café Film Awards for Best Actress ,International Indian Film Academy Awards for Best Actress and Best Dialogue, National film Awards for Best Playback Singer and Best Choreography, Planet Bollywood People’s Choice Awards For Best Actress, Rediff Reader Choice Awards for Best Actress, Screen Awards for Best Actress, and Zee Cine Award for Best Actress, Best Track of the Year, and Best Screenplay.
The story was based on Aditya Kashyap (Shahid Kapoor) is depressed by his life due to his business loss, family broken after his father death and breakup with his girlfriend, he sick of his life routine and starts his journey coincidently he met Geet (Kareena Kapoor) A good-looking fast talking Punjabi kudi hops on to same train and talks non-stop, Geet’s Stupidity they miss the Train and thus begins a madcap journey from Bombay to Bhatinda
Aditya drops her home. Geet is being engaged to a man.She does not like it so Geet run away for her non-Sikh boyfriend with Aditya, by the time Aditya are in love with Geet .
After some time Aditya becomes successful and launches a company called Geet. Geet’s Family sees him and asks him to bring her back. Then he found her working in a school after dumbed by her boyfriend.
“Jab We Met” is a very memorable and ordinary story which is given extra-ordinary treatment by Imtiaz Ali which makes the entire proceedings an interesting watch. Every scene shines in brilliance as if they were cherry-picked and delivered on the screen.