Kho Gaye Hum Kahan (2023) Movie: Relatable Gen-Z Tales

Kho Gaye Hum Kahan (2023) Movie is about the relatable Gen-Z tales about relationships and complicated lives. It delves into the lives of three youngsters living in Mumbai, India.

So, who are Gen-Z (Generation Z or Zoomers) youngsters? Well, they are people born between 1996 and 2010. And their lives are shadowed by social media in this digital age.

“Kho Gaye Hum Kahan (खो गए हम कहाँ)” in Hindi can be translated to “Where Are We Lost” in this digital age. We think it is an apt title to describe this Gen-Z and their tech. obsessions. As many of the Gen-Z youngsters are attached to their mobile phones most of the time. And, not to forget their fascination for the world of social media, dating apps, etc.

Synopsis of the Kho Gaye Hum Kahan (2023) Movie

Ahana Singh (Ananya Panday), Neil Pereira (Adarsh Gourav) and Imaad Ali (Siddhant Chaturvedi) are three friends in their 20s trying to find meaning in the digital age. They lean on each other as they navigate the complexities of relationships and self-discovery.

Spoiler Free Review of the Kho Gaye Hum Kahan (2023) Movie

The introduction

We think in a way, it is the contemporary version of “Amar Akbar Anthony(1977) Film” with a strange and modern-day twist. This film has three lead characters – Ahana Singh (Ananya Panday), Imaad Ali (Siddhant Chaturvedi) and Neil Pereira (Adarsh Gourav), who are childhood friends. It seems that they have grown up together in a school hostel. This movie is a nostalgic trip into the past when social harmony reigned supreme in this nation.

Nowadays, in the age of religious polarization, such instances of friendship are getting rarer. As conservatism and intolerance continue to take deeper roots in Indian society.

The digital age dominates its story

In this film, these three best friends juggle their complicated lives as 20 years-somethings in the city of dreams – Mumbai. In this digital age of social media and online dating apps, their ambition, careers, romance, heartbreak and relationships suffer. Most of the time, these Gen-Z youngsters are hooked onto their mobile screens. We regret not sharing the story of the film here, as we do not wish to spoil it for you. However, we have shared an interesting bit from its tale below in the spoilers. You can check that out.

It is an interesting take on how the digital age has taken (almost complete) charge of people’s lives. Thus, digital addiction is controlling many people’s thoughts and behaviour.

We loved the story about the Generation Z of Mumbai, India

The content of the story is relatable to the youngsters of India. More so, if they are addicted to the world of digital mediums like – Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Tinder, X, etc. So, this film has youngsters with new upcoming careers, viz., a stand-up comedian (Imaad), a gym trainer (Neil), and a social media influencer (Lala). All of them are trying to make it big in life, both in their career as well as love life. But there are a few hurdles. And there are quite a few teachable moments in this coming-of-age dramatic story.

It is an honest and refreshing take on the lives many of the youngsters are leading. As the traditional jobs have shrunk in numbers. However, new career options are coming up.

An impressive bunch of young actors

We are familiar with the great acting talent of Adarsh Gourav (Neil Pereira), whom we have seen in the Guns & Gulaabs (2023) Series recently. But, we were watching the acting of the other two actors – Ananya Panday (Ahana Singh) and Siddhant Chaturvedi (Imaad Ali) for the first time. All three of them – Ananya, Adarash and Siddhant have impressed us with their natural performances. Their friendship and on-screen chemistry seemed relatable.

Their love interests are played by Kalki Koechlin (Simran Kohli), Rohan Gurbaxani (Rohan Bhatia), and Anya Singh (Lala). All the actors in the film have played their roles impressively.

The film music is peppy and young

The song “I wanna see you dance” is our favourite of its lot, as it is perfect to welcome the upcoming New Year 2024. Surely, we would be dancing and grooving to this song, tonight.

I Wanna See You Dance (song) | YouTube

The rest of the songs in this movie album are also pleasing to our ears. Their lyrics and music convey the range of emotions in this movie about love and romance.

Kho Gaye Hum Kahan - Full Album |

The conclusion

All three key characters – Ahana Singh (Ananya Panday), Imaad Ali (Siddhant Chaturvedi) and Neil Pereira (Adarsh Gourav) learn a few important lessons in their lives. Do not forget to check out their New Year Resolutions in the spoilers shared below. The twist in the story about Imaad’s past We loved the ending of this movie, where all three of them come of age at the end. In case, you have not seen it, watch this cool, breezy, fresh and uplifting tale.

Rating of the Kho Gaye Hum Kahan (2023) Movie

FM Rating4.00/5
FM Short CommentsWhen we started watching this movie about the life and lifestyle of Gen-Z, we had fairly low expectations. Yet, we persisted with it. Thankfully, this somewhat realistic and contemporary story about youngsters kept us engaged. The young actors have done well in this coming-of-age movie.
Rating – Kho Gaye Hum Kahan (2023) Film

Spoilers Alert – let us learn about its key characters and learnings

A note about three childhood friends and their love interest

Ahana Singh (Ananya Panday)

MBA. Works in an advertising agency. Her love interest is Rohan Bhatia (Rohan Gurbaxani). But Rohan is not a good guy and she gets hurt by his betrayal.

Imaad Ali (Siddhant Chaturvedi)

Stand-up Comedian. Obsessed with Tinder and dating new people. His love interest is Simran Kohli (Kalki Koechlin), a photographer. Has painful childhood memories.

Neil Pereira (Adarsh Gourav)

Gym trainer. Also provides personal training. He wishes to open his Gym. His love interest is Lala (Anya Singh), who is an influencer on Instagram. She lets him down.

Their Five New Year resolves to start afresh, in the coming years

At the movie’s end, Ahana talks about resolutions on the 31st of December, so let us reboot.

First resolution #1

Put your phone down. And look up. Look life in the eye. Because life is meant for living. Without filters. Without lenses.

Second resolution #2

Take it easy. Keep it real. Recognize that it does not take much to be happy. Only when you truly connect with yourself, can people truly connect with you.

Third resolution #3

Stop the comparisons. No one is like you, and you do not need to be like anyone else. You are unique. The only person better than you today is you tomorrow.

Fourth resolution #4

Be grateful. Say “Thank you.” Loud and clear. Every day.

Fifth resolution #5

Find your tribe. Because who needs followers when you have friends?

Poster of the Kho Gaye Hum Kahan (2023) Movie

Poster of Kho Gaye Hum Kahan (2023) Movie
Kho Gaye Hum Kahan (2023) Film Poster

Key details about the Kho Gaye Hum Kahan (2023) Movie

GenreComedy, Drama, Romance
Original languageHindi (a bit of English)
Age-restrictionsUA (13+)
Released26th December, 2023
Duration2 hours 15 minutes
WritersArjun Varain Singh, Zoya Akhtar, Reema Kagti, Yash Sahai, & Rahul Nair.
DirectorArjun Varain Singh
CastAnanya Panday (Ahana Singh), Siddhant Chaturvedi (Imaad Ali), Adarsh Gourav (Neil Pereira), Kalki Koechlin (Simran Kohli), Rohan Gurbaxani (Rohan Bhatia), Anya Singh (Lala), Vijay Maurya (Malcolm’s Father), Rahul Vohra (Imaad’s Father), Malaika Arora, etc.
About – Kho Gaye Hum Kahan (2023) Film

Trailer of the Kho Gaye Hum Kahan (2023) Movie

Official Trailer – Kho Gaye Hum Kahan (2023) Film – Netflix | YouTube.

Featured/Other Images and Poster of Kho Gaye Hum Kahan (2023) Movie | Pics. Credit: Netflix.

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