Romantic movies are very popular in India and they usually perform tremendously at the box office. A number of romantic movies are made in Bollywood so far, but there are some movies that despite years after its release remain close to our hearts and are the most romantic movies.
Here is the list of top 5 most romantic Bollywood movies.
1. Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
Released in year 1995
Director Aditya Chopra
Even after 2 decades, the romantic tale of Raj and Simran is attracting audiences in a movie theater. This is one of the most popular and hit movies of Kajol and Shah Rukh Khan as a couple. After this movie they became one of the most loved screen couples. The couple meets during a tour to Europe and fall in love. But, Simran being a daughter of a conservative family, her marriage is already fixed by her family.
The story revolves around how Raj tries to impress Simran’s family and how Simran manages to convince her family for her love.
Released in year 1995
Director Mani Ratnam
Originally this movie was made in Tamil. The movie is set against the backdrop of the December 1992/January 1993 Hindu-Muslim riots in the city in which Babri Masjid was demolished. It was a political romance.
In lead roles Manisha Koirala and Arvind Swamy were seen. Arvind or Shekhar from an orthodox Hindu family falls in love with a muslim girl Shaila Banu-Manisha, Both face hostility from families. Bombay has a very successful soundtrack by A.R. Rahman.
3. Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam
Released in 1999
Director Sanjay Leela Bhansali
Salman Khan, Aishwarya Rai and Ajay Devgan were seen in lead roles. It is a story of a half Italian guy Samerr who visits India to learn Indian music and falls in love with Nandini- the daughter of his music teacher. Their love story forms the first half of the movie. But the second half of the movie shows Nandini getting married to Vanraj (who is her family’s choice). Vanraj finds out about Nandini in love with Sameer and so he takes her all the way to Italy but during their travels she falls in love with Vanraj.
4. Veer Zaara
Released in 2004
Director Yash Chopra
Veer Zaara is a love story of a Pakistani girl and am Indian boy. In lead roles Shah Rukh Khan and Preity Zinta are seen. Preity Zinta visits Punjab to do the final rituals of her gradma, and during that time she meets Squadron Leader Veer Pratap Singh. Later Veer realizes that he loves her, he leaves the job to go to Pakistan, where he is imprisoned as a spy.
The movie has great music and songs are still popular.
5. Jab We Met
Released in 2007
Directed Imtiaz Ali
This romantic-comedy was much loved for superstar Kareena Kapoor’s role of a typical bubbly Punjabi girl- Geet Dhillon who meets Aditya (Shahid Kappor) on a train. Aditya finds her very irritating, but she forces him to drop her home as she misses her train because of him. Eventually Aditya falls in love with Geet, but Geet loves someone else and run away from her home for the love of her life.