10 On-Screen Love Stories That You Will Wish Were Your Own February 11, 2016 – Posted in: Blog, Wedding Inspirations
Each of us sees the world from our own point of view, from our very own perspective.
However, there is an innate desire to see more than that and be larger than ourselves. And this is what makes cinema so special. It lets you transcend time and space, and imagine life from a different perspective. Though for a short duration it helps us live a different life, a different tale, a rather more interesting one.
Indian cinema has come of age and over the last few years we have seen some fantastic movies in different genres. Bollywood, the premiere film industry in the country, has always been known for its romantic movies. Romance has no barrier; this is what numerous Bollywood films have taught us. And the fact that no matter what the odds, love always wins.
As we are approaching the special day of love – Valentine’s day – we have picked up ten romantic Bollywood movies that have taken love to the very next level. Stay with us as we rewind time and have a glance at some of the most colourful romances. We are sure that you will wish to have similar romantic experiences, so hold your breath!
10. Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
The story begins when Simran (Kajol) meets Raj (Shahrukh Khan) on a train trip across Europe, her last chance to explore the world before she gets married to an unknown guy in India. Initially, they are seen fighting with each other, pulling each other’s leg at every opportune moment. But as the time for departure closes, they both find themselves deep in love. During the second half of the movie, Raj has his work cut out as he strives hard to please everyone in Simran’s family, especially Simran’s dad. But in the end, he succeeds and that too very convincingly.
9. Namaste London
Jazz (Katrina Kaif), a beautiful and modern woman who was born in England, tours India with her family and that is when she meets Arjun Singh (Akshay Kumar), a die-hard Indian who doesn’t know how to speak English. When insisted by her father, she marries Arjun.
When they return to England, Jazz disapproves the marriage and announces her marriage with another guy. Arjun, however, does not lose hope and fights to get her love back.
The story is about Murphy Johnson (Ranbir Kapoor), a mute and deaf boy, and his two loves. Shruti Ghosh(Ileana D’cruz), though already engaged falls in love with Murphy, but when persuaded by her mother leaves him.
Murphy then finds the true love he was looking for in Jhilmil (Priyanka Chopra) who is affected by autism. The story speaks about how true love is not characterized by outward appearances but by a deep inward love.
7. Jaane Tu…Ya Jaane Na
Jai (Imran Khan) and Aditi (Genelia D’souza) have been die-hard friends, so much so that their parents think that they are in love. However, that is not the case. Only after each of them gets into a relationship and breaks out of it, they realize that they were destined for each other.
6. Aashiqui 2
This love story, with soulful music beautifully surrounding it, stole young hearts all over the country. This movie is a story of a successful musician, Rahul (Aditya Roy Kapoor) who falls in love with an aspiring singer, Aarohi (Shraddha Kapoor) who sings at a bar. Rahul sees the talent in Aarohi and dreams of making her a playback singer. Though it costs him his life, he succeeds in the end.
Fanaa is a love story of Rehan (Amir Khan), a terrorist who falls in love with a blind Kashmiri girl, Zooni (Kajol). Unlike others, this story does not end up on a positive note when Zooni shoots Rehan in order to acquire a device which is very crucial for the country. As she does so, Rehan has the chance to shoot her himself but his love for her stops him from doing so.
4. Qayamat se Qayamat Tak
The oldest film on this list ‘Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak’ saw Amir Khan romancing former Miss India, Juhi Chawla. The story is about two lovers who take on their families and elope trying to find a peaceful life together. The ending is both sad and powerful where the girl is shot dead by a goon and seeing her dead the boy commits suicide.
3. Jab We Met
This is one movie you should watch if you are in love! The story revolves around Geet (Kareena Kapoor), a talkative punjabi girl who is always in her dream world. A pain-stricken Aditya (Shahid Kapoor) meets her and sees how happy she is, realizing the actual way to live life. They depart and Aditya continues with the new found positivity. However, they meet again but this time Aditya is the more talkative of the two with Geet suffering from depression. This is a story that makes you laugh your stomach out and adds a new meaning to the word love.
This story takes romance to the extraterrestrial level as PK (Amir Khan) falls in love with Jaggu (played by Anushka Sharma) who is in love with another guy. This movie shares a unique religious message and PK’s love for Jaggu is the icing on the cake.
1. Wake Up Sid
A spoiled rich kid, Sid (Ranbir Kapoor) falls for an aspiring writer from Kolkata, Aisha, and his life changes. The story focuses on the fact that even two very different people can fall in love with each other and learn from each other, growing every day.
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