Jab Tak Hai Jaan – being the last lime-line hit of the great film director, Yash Chopra was a box office hit considered to be the most-earned overseas film next to “My name is Khan” of Shah Rukh Khan’s films. The film is considered to be a remarkable achievement in the biography of Yash Chopra and widely expected as it was Yash Chopra’s last film after which he disappeared from this tinsel town of Bollywood leaving certain award-winning films behind. Aditya Chopra is the writer cum producer and filmed it under their home productions. Jab Tak Hai Jaan is a commercial thriller recorded the unseen scenic beauty of London, Kashmir and other parts of Northern India on-screen.
Jab Tak Hai Jaan also bagged notable awards in the Film fare as Anushka Sharma for the best supporting role and Gulzar for his ever-mesmerizing lyrics. A. R. Rahman scored laurels for his background music.
Jab Tak Hai Jaan had the Shah Rukh Khan as Samar Anand, Katrina Kaif as Meera Thapar and Anushka Sharma as Akira Rai in the lead roles. Film opens-up in Kashmir where fearless army office Major Samar Anand diffuses a bomb winning the hearts of the people around including Akira Rai who is an up-coming Channel personality directing documentaries. Once Akria was rescued by daring Samar diving the river and there-by blooming acquaintance between both. Akria gets a diary within the jacket of Samar. And the diary makes Akira to understand why Samar is undergoing such daring things and risking his life, daily. In the diary, Akria finds smart and playful Samar reaches London after lots of struggles and strains and does all sorts of petty jobs for his living.
One day on a snow-filled early morning he happens to see Meera, and then beings love at- the – first- sight. Meera is of a rich family gets engaged to her childhood friend, but always she likes Samar for his songs which he composed seeing Meera for the first time. Once Meera seeks Samar’s help to celebrate her father’s birthday; thereby both falling in love. With the support of Samar Meera was able to overcome and settle her parental issues. Love blossoms until Samar meets an accident as Meera wows to God in the church that she will leave Samar if God rescues him from the accident. Weeks later, Samar gets well and could not digest the wow knowing it from Meera and angrily returns Kashmir thereby becomes a bomb diffuser joining The Indian Army. From then, he risks his life in every opportunity he gets to save the public to denote Meera that she should realize the wow. Reading the diary to full, Akira Rai approaches Samar for her documentary and shooting commences in London. Again Samar come across with an accident which evades his memory away. Meera admits her mistake about her beliefs and helps Samar to overcome his amnesia. When Samar happens to diffuse a bomb in London, eventually; he regains his memory. The film, Jab Tak Hai Jaan ends happily with reunion of Samar and Meera and Akria Rai excelling getting rewards for her documentary.