Bollywood has created romantic feelings that include butterflies in the stomach, beautiful and high on human emotions and live music playing in the background whenever things seem to be going well. Now we all know that real life is not like the movies but there is nothing like a fun, exciting Bollywood romance to give you hope! And it’s no more misconceptions and worries, we’ve moved on from Kuch Kuch Hota Hai and are coming up with classic movies that still revolve around beauty, innocence and old-school romance. Here is a list of popular Bollywood romantic movies that are worth watching.
Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani
A movie that can be called a cult classic of today, starting the list with this movie is a no-brainer. The film that revolves around Kabir, also known as Bunny (Ranbir Kapoor) and Naina (Deepika Padukone) is a tale of modern day romance and old school romance.
Naina, a timid girl is attracted to the soulless Bunny, but problems arise when they both have different desires and goals. Eight years later, when that day brings them together, old memories fade and new opportunities arise for them to rekindle their love. This story will make you smile, laugh, cry and sing along as four friends go on a journey of self-discovery, learning and love.
I hate Luv Stories
Unlike this topic, this is definitely a love story we love! The Sonam Kapoor and Imran Khan starrer sheds light on the opposites that attract two very different people to come closer to each other. While Jay (Imran Khan) is a man who despises all things mushy and romantic, Simran (Sonam Kapoor) is a true romantic at heart.
Everything goes wrong before things start and we see the blossoming of a sweet relationship between the characters. The movie represents love that is a perfect mix of love and romance, emphasizing the fact that your partner should always be your best friend!
Break Ke Baad
A movie that is more relevant than ever in today’s world where passion, personal space and the ability to grow independently are key to a healthy relationship. The film stars Abhay (Imran Khan) and Aaliya (Deepika Padukone) as a couple in a long-term relationship, who still have doubts about marriage.
When Aaliya moves to Australia for a career change, Abhay grows insecure. These differences drive the two of them apart, but in the end, they find each other. A film that was truly ahead of its time is a modern fairy tale with a classic happy ending.
Wake Up Sid
Another upcoming movie that deals with the idea of independence and wanting more from life. It stars Ranbir Kapoor as the rich, brave son of Siddharth Mehra married to Konkana Sen Sharma, an aspiring writer in Kolkata.
The two get together, and Konkanas good influence leaves Sid, helping him grow to his full potential. It conveys the message that in a place of love and inspiration and encouragement you can find yourself. The right partner is the one who helps you become the best version of yourself.
You go…or you don’t
The story of college best friends Aditi (Genelia D’Souza) and Jai (Imran Khan) who seem like a perfect couple to everyone around them, but don’t know anything about themselves.
They are an inseparable pair who don’t realize their feelings for each other until they are pushed into a corner. It really strengthened the Bollywood community”dear friends“is your best friend your best friend or most of the time.
Jab We met
Another religious tradition that continues to be a symbol of self-love, self-embracing and never changing anything, not even love. The film is the story of happy, sunny Geet (Kareena Kapoor) who meets heartbroken businessman Aditya (Shahid Kapoor) when their paths unexpectedly cross.
He brings love and laughter back into her life, and through the ups and downs, we see the evolution of a beautiful love story. Truly, a must watch romantic movie that inspires good humor, great music and most importantly a heartwarming love story that will keep you entertained.
If you’re looking for a good cry, this is the romantic movie for you. A funny, inspiring and unique story of Murphy, a deaf and mute boy from Darjeeling who falls in love with a wonderful Bengali girl Shruti (Ileana D’Cruz) who has moved to his town. However, Murphy soon clashes with Jhilmil (Priyanka Chopra) a girl who feels that she has a wonderful personality. His characters are colorful, yet real. The warmth of various love stories is reflected on the screen. It will entertain you, and bring tears to your eyes, a magical love story that you must watch.
This list wouldn’t be complete without a sweet rom-com to make it to the list. Obsurat, which is a Bollywood love story with a Disney influence plays on the imagination of every girl’s dream of finding her prince charming. Dr. Milli, a physiotherapist played by Sonam Kapoor also has the same dream.
When she is hired to help the king of Rajasthan Shekhar Singh Rathore (Aamir Raza), she ends up falling in love with his royal son Vikram (Fawad Khan). Both are completely opposite in every way. While Mili has her share of problems and is a fun, carefree girl, Vikram is a mature young man with a responsibility to act. The story follows how two very different people fall in love and come together.
Dum Laga Ke Haisha
The film which is an unconventional story, with a fresh perspective features Bhumi Pednekar as Sandhya and Ayushmann Khurrana as Prem, the lead. The story, which deals with the psychological aspects of the body, shows Prem as a man who is ashamed of his wife’s weight.
In the end, how they grow together, and these issues become irrelevant is a must-see journey. It talks about the message that love is in looking at someone’s faults and appreciating someone for who they are. Bhumi Pednekar’s first filmthis movie is a must watch and his acting and acting are amazing.
Last in the list we have, the contemporary love story Manmarziyaan, based on a love triangle. The film presents a fresh take on love and relationships, which will resonate with audiences of all ages. Unlike any other Anurag Kashyap movie, this film depicts the confusion and emotions that come with being in a relationship. The story follows Rumi (Taapsee Pannu) and Vicky (Vicky Kaushal) who are in love but struggling with the idea of marriage.
Later, after failing to convince Vicky, Rumi gives up and agrees to have an arranged marriage with Robbie, who also falls in love. The story follows the journey of three of them, and how they grow and learn.
These ideas are the best choices that will make you fall in love with good old Bollywood romantic movies all over again, have you already decided?