New Delhi, Jan. 14 -- When Ameesha Patel was busy with academics and considering her next move, destiny had different plans for her. "I wasn't even on Mr Rakesh Roshan's radar when he was contemplating Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai (KNPH; 2000)," says the actor, before narrating how on seeing her at a wedding, the filmmaker decided to launch her alongside his son, Hrithik Roshan, in the successful romantic thriller that clocks 20 years today.

"I wasn't supposed to go for this party. My mother was unwell so I accompanied my father. We were leaving when Rakesh uncle was entering. He did not recognise me and asked my father, 'Amit who is this pretty young girl with you?'. The funniest thing is that after watching me dance at a common friend's sange...