The Indian Film Industry has completed 114 years in 2017. Since the very beginning Indian films were all about the Indian melodrama, until 1957 when Guru Dutt came up with Pyassa which has ever since set a trend of romantic movies. From DDLJ to Aashiqui 2. Here are the top 10 Bollywood romantic movies which has left a great impression and set a trend throughout the world!
1.Mughal- E-Azam (1960)
Mughal-E-Azam is one epic historical romantic drama movie directed by K. Asif, with the likes of Dilip Kumar, Madhubala, and Prithviraj Kapoor. Mughal-E-Azam was the story of a Mughal Prince Salim who falls in love with a court dancer Anarkali. The Mughal Prince’s father doesn’t approve with this and ultimately creates a rift between father and son.
Mughal-E-Azam became a milestone of Indian Film Industry and is still regarded as Bollywood’s best romantic movies, with this film Dilip Kumar became an overnight star, and the pair of Dilip Kumar and Madhubala was well regarded by everyone.
2. Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
DDLJ released in 1995 is still regarded as Bollywood’s most cherished romantic movie. DDLJ is a movie of two NRI’s who accidently fell in love with each other, but the girl’s father has other plans for her. Now the hero goes back to India to win her love back.
After this movie, the pair of Shahrukh Khan and Kajol was something which was most talked about. DDLJ earned a grand total of $19 Million (still counting) which was something huge at that time.
3.Maine Pyar Kiya (1989)
Maine Pyar Kiya is another beautiful movie which had the entire star cast as debutants- The Director Sooraj Barjatya made his debut with this film along with Salman Khan and Bhagyashree. This is a classic movie of two friends who fell in love with each other and faced many hurdles in establishing it.
Salman Khan also became an overnight hero with this movie and became the most dynamic hero in Bollywood. Maine Pyar Kiya was the beginning of Salman Khan’s film career who has ever since dominated Bollywood with his superhit movies.
4.Kuch Kuch Hota Hai
After the initial success of DDLJ Shahrukh Khan became the Mr. Romantic of Bollywood and he still maintains his image. Kuch Kuch Hota Hai is basically a love triangle movie, the story starts during the college time where Rahul loves Tina and Anjali loves Rahul but never confesses him about her feelings for him.
Soon Tina passes away leaving behind their daughter Anjali and now this Anjali reunites the Anjali with Rahul. Not only the movie also the songs of this movie were super hit. Kuch Kuch Hota hai bragged a total of $16 million and is regarded as Bollywood’s greatest love triangle story ever!
5.Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam
Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam is another Bollywood Classic where Salman Khan and Aishwarya Rai love each other but the family of Aish do not allow them to marry each other and instead fix Aish’s marriage with Ajay Devgan, who later realizes that Aish do not love him and has feelings for Salman Khan.
Ajay Devgan then tries reuniting them. Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam is a classical drama movie with love and sacrifice. Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam won many major awards and is highly regarded as Bollywood’s top Romantic Movie.
6.Hum Aapke Hain Kaun
Hum Aapke Hai Kaun is one fully loaded movie with love, sorrow, laughter, sadness all filled in one pack. Hum Aapke Hai Kaun is a movie where Salman Khan and Madhuri Dixit both fell in love with each other but are unable to bring their love into existence due to some mishappenings in the family.
Finally, everything is sorted out and they are back together. After all Bollywood is all about Happy Endings.
Baghban is one historic movie which has touched the hearts of every Indian. Baghban is a movie which every Indian parent can relate to. In this movie, Amitabh Bachan and Hema Malini realize that they are now in a stage where they need their children’s support and decide to stay with them.
But little do they realize that their children aren’t much concerned and are busy in their own lives. Initially, the elderly couple is capable of having a source which can support their life… I bet .. Every Indian mother has cried while watching this movie… This movie was highly praised by critics and audience and won many awards.
Mohabbatein is one movie which will be remembered for time to come. Mohabbatein is a movie of two lovers Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and SRK. Aish tries convincing her father Amitabh Bachchan to agree for her marriage with her lover but on failing she attempts suicide.
On which SRK fills Amitabh Bachan’s Strict Gurukul with the colors of love. Mohabbatein was a huge success with the youth and gained a lot of fame in the run.
9.Kal Ho Na Ho
Kal Ho Na Ho is one movie which can not be described with mere words. This movie has fun, comedy, laughter, awesome songs, love…… everything…. Kal Ho Na Ho is a modern classic love story starring SRK, Preity Zinta, and Saif Ali Khan.
Initially, Preity falls in love with SRK who suffers from a heart problem, but in this movoe Shah Rukh Khan’s character tries to reunite Preity and Saif. This film was declared blockbuster of the year and won many international film awards.
Veer Zaara is perhaps the Bollywood’s greatest movie. This movie is based on a very delicate topic of India and Pakistan and how SRK and Preity Zinta fall in love with each other but due the two nation’s conflicts are separated and how after a lot of struggles they finally meet.
Veer Zaara is one of the most regarded movies of all times which has gained fame not only in the country but worldwide.
So these were the top 10 Romantic Bollywood Movies which has successfully set some major trends throughout the world.