'Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna' is a contemporary romance that revolves around Dev and Maya, both married to different people and completely convinced that they are happy, until they meet each other.
Dev (Shah Rukh Khan) is a professional football player whose promising career is nipped in the bud after an accident. He is married to Rhea (Preity Zinta) whose career is on an upswing. They have a son, Arjun, and Dev's mother, Kamaljit (Kirron Kher) lives with them. Maya (Rani Mukerjee) teaches at a nursery and has married her closest friend Rishi (Abhishek Bachchan), a PR consultant. Rishi's father, Samarjit Singh aka Sam (Amitabh Bachchan) is a flamboyant, fun-loving man whose life revolves around the happiness of his son and daughter-in-law.
The two couples seem content despite the dissatisfaction below the surface but things start to change when a chance encounter between Dev and Maya brings them closer. There is a strange connection between them which blossoms into friendship. Their time together soon causes complications. This new-found friendship between Dev and Maya causes them to look into their marriages with a new perspective and face issues that they hadn't before. How all the different characters deal with this new development in their lives forms the crux of Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna.
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