The Indian movie Koi Mil Gaya< was a huge hit among the children as the main character of this film was an alien. The film was to some extent inspired by Steven Spielberg`s E.T. and also Satyajit Ray`s `The Alien`. The movie is full of miracles, which attracts children. After seeing its huge popularity the director made one sequel to the film titled `Krrish` and was again a big hit in the year of 2006.
The Indian movie `Koi Mil Gaya` is directed by Rakesh Roshan. This is a sci-fi movie liked by children. The story of the Indian movie Koi Mil Gaya opens interestingly. A Sindhi scientist named Sanjay Mehra (played by the film`s director Rakesh Roshan) creates a computer from which he dispatches variations of the syllable Om, hoping to attract the attention of extra-terrestrial life. When he finally receives a response, the scientific community mocks him and makes fun of him.
As he is driving home, an alien spacecraft enters the vicinity, then he looks out the window and exclaims: "UFO," and begins to veer off the road. His pregnant wife turns around the steering wheel causing the boxcar to flip over a stone and explode. His wife fell out of the car and Dr. Mehra dies in the car. His pregnant wife, played by Rekha, survives the wreck but her son Rohit (played by Hrithik Roshan, who is Rakesh Roshan`s son), when born, is developmentally disabled.
His mother raises him with tender care, by which he grows up to a young man of limited intellect and childish personality, yet with a loving heart. Rohit has a number of much younger friends; children with whom he plays and who are very loyal to him. He also befriends a young woman named Nisha (Preity Zinta). Nisha feels empathy for him and humors him as one would humor a child, having learned of his retardation from his mother, who chastises Nisha`s suitor Raj for beating Rohit up.
Rohit and Nisha find Rohit`s father`s alien-contact computer and summon the aliens by accident. The visiting aliens leave in haste and one of them is left behind. Rohit, Nisha, and Rohit`s young friends find him, befriend him, and name him Jadoo (meaning "Magic" in Hindi and Urdu) when they discover his abilities of psycho kinesis. Jadoo`s remarkably vast intelligence leads him to discover that Rohit is mentally subnormal, whereupon he uses his magic to enhance the boy`s mind. Rohit becomes a child prodigy.
Nisha and Rohit spend more and more time together, before and after his enhancement; ultimately Rohit proposes marriage to her. She agrees. Jadoo`s presence is kept secret from all humans except Rohit`s friends and mother.
However, the government has not given up their search for the alien arrival. Police capture Jadoo, who is then rescued by Rohit. Jadoo flees in his returned family`s spaceship and apparently takes Rohit`s new powers with him. Rohit is again mentally retarded, which saves him from prosecution by the government. Later, Jadoo or one of his relatives restores Rohit`s special abilities -- permanently. Nisha and Rohit can now lead a happy life together.
Strangely, in the sequel Krrish, Rohit`s personality is still somewhat like that of a child`s. It is possible that although his intelligence was increased, he may slowly have regressed back into the emotional state of a child.
Directed by Rakesh Roshan, the Indian movie Koi.. Mil gaya was further supported by actors like Preity Zinta and Hrithik Roshan.
The Indian movie Koi .. Mil gaya won the best movie award and Rakesh Roshan bagged the accolade for being the best director. Hrithil Roshan also proved his acting potential and won the best actor prize. For the popular number "Idhar Chala", Farah Khan the choreographer won the bet choreography award.