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    20 Pictures From India That Will Make You Feel Very Very Old

    Bees saal baad.

    1. This film, that gradually went on to become a cult classic, with its many meme-worthy moments, released 20 years ago.

    Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan smile in a still from Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham
    Dharma Productions

    2. And yes, Poo looked PHAT in Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, while setting benchmarks in Indian fashion, two decades ago. Hallelujah!

    Kareena looks into the mirror in a still from Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham
    Dharma Productions

    3. And this other path-breaking piece of cinema, one that had an "Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film" nomination, also came out in 2001.

    Aamir Khan gets ready to bat in a still from Lagaan
    Aamir Khan Productions

    4. The movie Ajnabee also released in 2001, and India gradually learnt about how "everything is planned".

    Akshay Kumar and Bobby Deol stare into a computer screen in the movie Ajnabee
    Venus Records

    5. You'd definitely felt (and still feel) all sorts of ~feelings~ when Zara Zara came on, even though you were way too young! Well, Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein or RHTDM released way back in 2001.

    Dia Mirza lovingly looks at R Madhavan in a still from RHTDM
    Eros Entertainment

    6. Wasn't there a time when Tanha Dil was the most powerful ballad you'd ever heard? The iconic song is now more than 20 years old!

    Shaan holding a backpack in the music video for Tanha Dil
    Virgin Records (India) Pvt Ltd

    7. Remember falling in love with the love story of Anurag and Prerna? The OG Kasautii Zindagii Kay premiered 20 years ago.

    The leads of Kasautii Zindagii Kay stare into each other's eyes
    Balaji Telefilms

    8. Oh and you surely remember Ramola Sikand, especially her statement bindis and that lipliner! Well, Kaahin Kissii Roz graced our screens for the first time, 20 years ago.

    Ramola looks into the camera in Kaahin Kissii Roz
    Balaji Telefilms

    9. 2001 was also the year Mihir Virani tragically died, and was magically reincarnated in Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi.

    Balaji Telefilms

    10. Remember MTV Style Check, which had Malaika Arora, and then Anusha Dandekar as its hosts? It is more than two decades old.

    The opening credits for MTV Style Check in a which a model is seen posing
    MTV India

    The show was Anusha's debut as a VJ!

    11. Remember this ~shocking~ yet highly innovative commercial for Center Shock? It is nearly 20 years old.

    A hairdresser shows his shocked client a photo in the commercial for Center Shock candy
    Center Fresh India

    Do you also miss eating Center Shock? :( 

    12. Sorry to say this, but it has been more than 20 years since you cheered for Blossom, Bubbles, and Buttercup for the first time, on Cartoon Network.

    The Powerpuff Girls - Bubbles, Blossom, and Buttercup
    Cartoon Network India

    13. And yes, it has been more than two decades since you adored this very ~courageous~ good boy for the first time.

    Courage the Cowardly Dog in a screengrab from the cartoon
    Cartoon Network India

    14. In case you were wondering (for no reason at all), here's what Akshay Kumar looked like 20 years ago.

    Akshay Kumar, clad in a vest and jeans, poses for a photo
    Dinodia Photos / Getty Images

    15. Oh and here's Preity Zinta from 2001. She still looks just as pretty.

    Priety Zinta, clad in a one shoulder top, leather pants, and a belt, poses for a photo
    Dinodia Photos / Getty Images

    16. Here's a two-decades-old picture of Suniel Shetty and Raveena Tandon.

    Suneil Shetty and Raveena Tandon hug for a photo
    Dinodia Photos / Getty Images

    17. Here's Hrithik, the newest heart-throb on the block, dancing with it girl Ameesha Patel during his first ever live show, in 2001.

    Hrithik Roshan and Ameesha Patel dance on the stage with background dancers
    Arko Datta / AFP via Getty Images

    It was called "Hrithik Live - The Roshan Show" and was attended by approximately 60,000 people in the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium of New Delhi.

    18. If, like me, you often think about what Celina Jaitly might be up to, here's her being crowned the Femina Miss India-Universe, in 2001.

    Celina Jaitly, Sara Corner, and Maheshwari Thyagrajan winning their respective crowns and trophies
    AFP via Getty Images

    On her left is Femina Miss India, Sara Corner, and on her right is Maheshwari Thyagrajan, the Femina Miss India-Asia-Pacific, 2001.

    19. The political scene certainly looked very different in 2001.

    George W Bush and Atal Bihari Vajpayee pose for a photo at the White House
    Stephen Jaffe / AFP via Getty Images

    Here's the then US President, George W. Bush with our then Prime Minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, as they hold a joint press conference at the White House.

    20. And finally, here's Harbhajan Singh, celebrating his "Man Of The Match" and "Man Of The Series" wins, during the India vs Australia test series of 2001, which India won SPECTACULARLY!

    Harbhajan Singh lifts a massive trophy while smiling and walks on the cricket ground, surrounded by security personnel
    Hamish Blair / Getty Images