gehraiyaan, bollywood films on infidility

Deepika Padukone, Siddhant Chaturvedi, Ananya Panday, and Dhairya Karwa have come together for Gehraiyaan. The Shakun Batra directorial is one of the most-anticipated films of 2022. Recently the makers unveiled the trailer of the film that has garnered a positive response from fans and critics alike.

The story of the film is all about a complex relationship that focuses on infidelity. This is not the first time that Bollywood has made movies based on the background of infidelity. We have many more such made much before Gehraiyaan. Be it Silsila, Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna, Biwi No 1 and many more such, each one is based on extramarital affairs.


Here is the list of Bollywood movies that revolved around infidelity much before Gehraiyaan :

Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna


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The Karan Johar directorial is all about two couples who are not happy in their marriages. The movie has Dev (Shah Rukh Khan) and Maya (Rani Mukerji) falling in love with each other. Their step creates havoc not only in their life but also in the lives of their spouses played by Abhishek Bachchan and Preity Zinta. Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna was a nuanced take on extramarital relationships and the illusion of happy marriages.

Life In A… Metro


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The multi-starrer film, directed by Anurag Basu, is the story of people living in a metropolitan city. It explored the angle of loneliness among urban women and also focussed on the angle of extramarital affairs. Featuring Shilpa Shetty, Irrfan Khan, Konkona Sen Sharma, Shiney Ahuja, Kangana Ranaut Life in a… Metro was a commercial success.



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This film featured Emraan Hashmi, Mallika Sherawat and Ashmit Patel in leading roles. The movie was based on the Hollywood film Unfaithful. The movie revolved around an extramarital affair and its tragic consequences. The protagonist Simran (Mallika) is married to Sudhir (Ashmit). She meets her ex-flame Sunny (Emraan) and decides to get into an affair with him. Anurag Basu directorial was a big success at the box office.

Haseen Dillruba


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The film premiered last year on Netflix and was a brutal and complex tale of infidelity. Taapsee played the role of Rani who gets attracted to Neel (Harshvardhan) after an arranged marriage with Rishabh (Vikrant). Haseen Dillruba emerged as the most-watched Hindi film of 2021 on the OTT platform.



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A Navy officer who is much in love with his wife is devastated to know about her extramarital affair with his friend. He ends up in jail when he kills his friend for having physical relations with his wife. Akshay Kumar and Ileana D’Cruz were lauded for their performance in the movie, which was based on the real-life story of Naval Officer KM Nanavati.

Biwi No. 1

Helmed by David Dhawan, Biwi No. 1 featured Salman Khan, Karisma Kapoor, and Sushmita Sen in the lead roles. The film revolves around a simple housewife (Karishma) who looks after her husband (Salman) and the whole family. However, her husband cheats on her with a model (Sushmita Sen).



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Yash Chopra’s romantic drama featured Rekha, Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan. The movie was all about an extramarital affair.  Silsala’s story was all about a romance between married man Amit with his past love Chandni. The movie went on to create magic and is one of the most-watched films.

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