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Happy Friendship Day: 5 Iconic On-screen BFFs who will make you miss your squad today

Friendship has been one of the most dominant themes in Bollywood movies. From Sholay to Dil Chahta Hai, it is a long-running underlying core of most movies. Friendship Day is celebrated every year in August and pals all around celebrate the day with much vigour but given the pandemic, our life has become more like Bunny being forced to eat Dal Chawal for 50 years. But, let’s admit it, we’re all extremely filmy and while the frustration makes you want to scream, the only thing that keeps you sane is your squad. Or at least you might be screaming together, either way, friends are your lifeline.

So to celebrate this great bond, let’s look back at some of the most iconic Bollywood BFFs that only make us miss our gang even more.

5 Iconic Bollywood BFFs

Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani

While we are all in love with Kabir and Naina’s heartwarming love story, YJHD would not be an excellent movie without Aditi and Avi. The four of them are the ultimate essentials of a BFF squad, one carefree yet ambitious Kabir, another introvert but secretly badass Naina, a friend who is madly in love with her best friend Aditi and finally the careless yet naive Avi. With a lead cast of Ranbir Kapoor, Deepika Padukone, Aditya Roy Kapur and Kalki Koechlin, this movie has to be on your list for a Friendship Day binge watch.

Dil Chahta Hai

When we talk about Bollywood iconic BFFs, the Dil Chahta Hai gang has to be mentioned. Dil Chahta Hai is set up in urban Mumbai and Sydney where it traces the life of friends Aakash, Sameer and Siddharth played by Aamir Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Akshaye Khanna. The National Award-winning film is the ultimate Friendship Day film.

Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

Another movie that stars Dil Chahta Hai director Farhan Akhtar with Hrithik Roshan and Abhay Deol in lead roles which will make you miss your best friends today is Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara. It follows three childhood friends reuniting for a trip that changes their life in all the right ways. Directed by Zoya Akhtar the movie also starred Katrina Kaif and Kalki Koechlin.

Veere Di Wedding

Veere Di Wedding is a total unfiltered true-blue girl-gang-till-you-die kind of movie. The plot revolves around four friends who screw up while trying hard not to, but end up finding themselves and realising life without your girlfriends is pure loneliness.


The Sushant Singh Rajput starrer is a nostalgic ride down memory lane back to hostel days when you could as carefree as you want. The comedy-drama was critically acclaimed and loved by young and old. The movie was directed by Nitesh Tiwari and also starred Shraddha Kapoor, Varun Sharma, Tahir Raj Bhasin, Naveen Polishetty, Tushar Pandey and Saharsh Kumar Shukla.

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