This isn’t a “fixing” the movie post. Maybe you think they are okay as they are. But if you HAD to choose an alternative ending, which one of these would you pick?
(real ending) A year later after finishing therapy with Shahrukh, Alia is at her movie premiere and meets a new man, Aditya Roy Kapoor, and sparks fly
A year later, Alia is at her movie premiere, Shahrukh shows up, they talk and sparks fly, and he agrees to go out to dinner with her. Yes, it is completely unethical and unprofessional, but he is SO SEXY
A year later, Alia is at her movie premiere, Shahrukh shows up with his new girlfriend and son, they interact like normal human people without the emotional hotbox of therapy.
A year later, Alia is at her movie premiere, Aditya Roy Kapoor shows up and they are clearly already a couple, she has moved on to a healthy relationship.
Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna:
(real ending) Two years after ending their affair, Rani and Shahrukh meet again, and he immediately proposes.
(courtesy of Reflects on Life) Rani and Shahrukh reunite, but over the course of another montage song, we see them go on dates and not have anything to say, kiss and feel nothing. And finally say good-bye. A year later, we see them bump into each other with new partners, both of them happy and in love in real relationships.
Preity throws Shahrukh out of the house, he painfully starts over. Two years later he runs into Rani and Abhishek to discover they are happier than before, the affair inspired them to actually look at their marriage, they went to a sex therapist and adopted a baby. Shahrukh is finally able to let go of his dream of Rani and move forward into a brighter happier life on his own.
Abhishek throws Rani out of the house, she painfully starts over. Two years later she runs into Preity and Shahrukh. Preity is pregnant again and they are happier than ever, the affair inspired them to have a 6 month trial separation and go into counseling, Shahrukh found a new career, Preity learned to have a better work-life balance and dated and dumped Arjun Rampal, she and Shahrukh came together after that 6 months stronger than ever. This inspires Rani to finally let go of her dream of Shahrukh and move forward into a brighter happier life, deciding to start fostering older children and giving them the family she never had.
Jab Tak Hai Jaan:
(real ending) After ten years, Katrina finally comes to Shahrukh and wants to be with him again, he proposes, they embrace. Anushka goes on to have a successful career as a single woman (for now).
Katrina and Shahrukh have their big fight and break up. Anushka invites Shahrukh to come to her big film premiere, he comes and hugs and congratulates her afterwards and suggests he finally get that tour of London she promised. Possibility of a romance between them is teased.
Katrina and Shahrukh have their big fight and break up. Katrina sends him a long letter explaining that she was wrong all along, her guilt over what her mother did and confusion about her own feelings made her push him away. But she understands now and is ready to be together. The letter is read in voice over as we see her arrive in Kashmir and find him, then they embrace etc.
(real ending) Shahrukh goes in a rocket to Mars after having a last conversation with Anushka where she admits she loves him. His rocket is lost on re-entry for 15 years, Anushka keeps waiting, he finally arrives and lifts his arm out of the rocket calling out her name.
Shahrukh goes in a rocket to Mars after having a last conversation with Anushka where she admits she loves him. His mission is successful and he returns, to find Anushka and their daughter waiting for him, his daughter is now exactly his height and they can look at each other eye-to-eye. Final voice over says that the real adventure will be their life together.
Shahrukh goes in a rocket to Mars after having a last conversation with Anushka where she admits she loves him. The rocket blows up on re-entry and it is revealed that Anushka is telling this whole movie to their daughter so she will know who her father was.