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Bollywood is known for its romantic films that have left a mark on the viewers. The Hindi entertainment industry is quintessentially an industry that churns out romantic sagas. From bubbly love stories to tragic ones, these romantic Bollywood movies make a home in your heart and mind and stay stamped in your mind for a long time to come.

Movies like Kuch Kuch Hota Hai has taught us that Pyar Dosti Hai, while from Ae Dil Hai Mushkil we learnt about ‘Ek tarfa pyaar ki taakat’. We have seen that each filmmaker has a different take on the true meaning of romance and their characters have ended up being favourites of the audience.  If we have a Raj and Simran then we also have  Naina and Bunny. If we connect to a Geet then we also connect to a Rahul or Prem.


Here is a list of some all-time favourite romantic Bollywood movies:

Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge

Who can forget the love story of Raj and Simran who meet on a vacation fall in love and finally have a happy ending after some family resistance? SRK as Raj and Kajol as Simran went on to be icons for the young generations. Not only the story, the picturesque locations but even the songs added to the charm of the movie. It is one of the most loved and most watched romantic Bollywood movies.



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You can trust Imtiaz Ali when it comes to romantic movies, he is known to touch the heart of the viewers with his storytelling. Rockstar is all about JJ (Ranbir Kapoor) who aspires to become a music sensation and falls for the prettiest girl on campus Heer (Nargis Fakhri). Herein begins the love story filled with complexities. But in the end, you feel a connection with Heer and JJ that stays with you forever. The songs too were made to perfection and reverberated in your mind long after you have seen the film.



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Khoobsurat directed by Shashanka Ghosh featured Sonam Kapoor and Pakistani heartthrob Fawad Khan. The movie is all about meeting your Prince Charming and living happily ever after. The story is about Dr Mili (Sonam Kapoor) and Prince Vikram (Fawad Khan) how the two poles apart people meet and end up in love with each other. You will love the film for its fairy tale touch.

Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani

The Ayan Mukerji directorial came as a breath of fresh air as it redefined friendship. The movie is all about Naina and Bunny and how the two different personalities with different goals in life fall in love and finally meet. The movie is a celebration of love and friendship

Jab We Met


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The new age romantic drama was all about Geet a bubbly girl and Aditya who goes through life in a serious mode. How the fast-talking and optimistic Geet transforms Aditya’s perspective to life and brings about a positive change in him. The movie went on to be every youngster’s favourite. It is one of the evergreen hits that stay with us forever.

Hum Aapke Hain Kaun


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This film is all about getting lost in a big fat Indian wedding. The Sooraj Barjatya directorial had Madhuri Dixit and Salman Khan in the leading role. The chemistry between the two will leave you spellbound for sure. The movie had all the ingredients of a blockbuster and is one of the best romantic Bollywood movies. It will be remembered in Bollywood for posterity.



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Barfi, directed by Anurag Basu is a pure love story that revolves around Barfi (Ranbir Kapoor) a hearing and speech-impaired man who falls in love with Shruti (Ileana D’cruz). But due to societal pressure, she marries someone else. Years later, she learns that Barfi is in love with Jilmil (Priyanka Chopra), an autistic girl. The movie is a must-watch for Ranbir Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra they will leave you moist-eyed with their pure love for each other that surpasses looks and physical impairments. Ileana D’cruz also garnered praise for her restrained acting. The music was also heart-warming.

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