Mohabbatein (transl. Love Stories) is a 2000 Indian Hindi-language musical romantic drama film directed by Aditya Chopra, marking his second directorial venture after Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995). It stars Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan and Aishwarya Rai, Uday Chopra, Shamita Shetty, Jugal Hansraj, Kim Sharma, Jimmy Shergill, Preeti Jhangiani in leading roles. The film also features Anupam Kher and Archana Puran Singh in supporting roles. Its soundtrack is composed by Jatin–Lalit and lyrics are penned by Anand Bakshi.
Narayan Shankar has been the strict principal of Gurukul, a prestigious all-boys college, for 25 years. He believes in bringing the best out of his students by emphasizing honour, tradition, and discipline, with no room for fun and games. He is particularly intolerant of romance, decreeing that any student who is caught having a romantic affair will immediately be expelled.