Karan Johar’s “Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham” is an epic family drama that has given us some solid life lessons. From tips on love, how to make an entrance, and, of course, reminding us to never fuck with parampara, K3G has shaped the lives of kids in the early 2000s.Which is probably why we have Kareena Kapoor Khan to thank for all the shallow 22-year-old over dressed.

Which is probably why we have Kareena Kapoor Khan to thank for all the shallow 22-year-old over dressed “poo’s” of the world today with excessive makeup.

Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham - Karena Kapoor

Regardless, we still managed to learn a thing or two from this loving 5-hour drama even if 3.5 hours of it was music and dancing.

Life Lessons from Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham:

1. Always arrive in a helicopter, because duh. It’s bawse af.

Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham - Shahrukh Khan

2. Flirt with your potential daughter-in-law, because that’s not creepy at all

Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham - Rani Mukerji

3. Innocent moms are always trapped between needy husbands and needy kids #SaveMomsEverywhere

Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham heart touching

4. If you don’t hear from your elder brother for 10 years don’t worry, it’s totes normal. Nothing suspicious here at all.

5. Always drop family secrets with the doors and windows wide open because that is the safest way to talk about them. Trust me, no one is listening.

Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham Kajol Embarrassed

6. No matter how short the role, Alok Nath will still be a better “bauji” than you will ever be in life. #KanyadaanKing

Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham Alok nath

7. Don’t try to sneak out or into the house, moms always know.  Their spidey senses are always tingling.

Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham Psychic Mother Senses

8. Tongue twisters are the best pick up lines.


9. Every Hindu girl needs a Muslim BFF #Unity

10. Don’t fuck with parampara, it’ll get you kicked out of the house and you’ll lose your inheritance. Just don’t do it.

Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham Hrithik Parampara dialouge

11. Always fight for true love over everything…. especially if bae’s dad just died.

Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham True Love

#EmotionalAttyachar, but seriously, losing a parent is rough, especially when it’s the bauji of all bauji’s, Alok Nath.

Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham Emotional Attyachar

12. Always treat people with kindness, especially the small-town girl with the greasy hair, she may turn out to be hot.

Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham Karena Fabulous

13. The fat kid could be a rich hunka-hunk when he grows up so don’t turn him down right away. Find that inner beauty in him, bish!

Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham Hrithik Rich Hunk

14. The perfect prom date should have 3 essential characteristics, good looks, good looks and… good looks.

15. You know it’s real love when your jewelry is constantly attached to his kurta. Dat romance tho…

Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham Romance

16. Always let random people your sister-in-law brings home to stay at your place because he could be your kid brother you haven’t seen in 10 years who’s grown into a muscular hulk from an extra fluffy muffin.

Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham Brother Sentiment

17. Daijaan’s always know everything. Their spidey senses are as strong as mom’s.

Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham Daijaan

18. Singing patriotic songs will get you out of trouble with your parents, literally, the emotions blind them so they’ll never catch you.

19. Ashirwad doesn’t require consent.

Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham shocked kid

Well… maybe?

Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham Aashirvaad

20. Smacks = love

Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham Shahrukh Slapped

If you didn’t get smacked today, I’m sorry to say no one loves you.

Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham Hrithik Slapped

21. And last, but not least, is the biggest lesson of all that Karan Johar spent 5 hours trying to explain to us all, “It’s all about loving your parents…”

Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham Family United


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