Top 10 Most Romantic Hindi Movies
In its long history of 100 years, Indian cinema has explored many different genres, but Hindi romantic films are always the top grossing movies of the year. Romance is still a major drawcard for audiences of all ages, and it is really difficult to ever imagine a Hindi movie without love, music and romance. But, it is even more difficult to choose only ten most romantic movies, because there are so many wonderful movies that captured audience’s hearts. However, if you are a fan of romantic movies, make sure to check out our list with Top 10 most romantic Hindi movies of all time!
- Mughal-E-Azam (1960)
Mughal-E-Azam is a 1960 Indian movie, which follows the love story between the Mughal Prince Salim (Dilip Kumar) and Anarkali (Madhubala), who is a court dancer. The prince falls in love with the beautiful courtesan Anarkali, but their love causes a war between Salim and his father, the Emperor Akbar, who disapproves of their relationship.The film is one of the best and most romantic Hindi movies of all times, and is supposedly based on a true story.
- Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995)
Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge is perhaps the most favorite romantic movie of all times! The movie follows the story of a young man and woman of Indian descent, but born and raised in Britain. Raj (Shah Rukh Khan) and Simran (Kajol) fell in love during a trip to Switzerland, but Simran’s traditional father takes her back to India to fulfil a betrothal promise. This classic film that redefined young romance for India, is definitely the only film that is a synonymous with romance for everyone.
- Aashiqui (1990)
Aashiqui is a 1990 Bollywood romantic musical drama, film which was a major commercial and critical success during the 1990s, mainly because of its wonderful music. Even today, after two decades, the film’s songs are as popular as it was then. The film follows the story of Rahul (Rahul Roy) and Anu Verghese (Anu Agarwal) who are held by the police simultaneously on charges of creating a disturbance and running away, respectively. They fall in love with each other, but before they unite, they must find a way to deal with their own problems.
- Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998)
Kuch Kuch Hota Hai also known as KKHH is a Hindi romantic comedy drama film, which marks the directorial debut of Karan Johar. This is the fourth film of Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol together. The film follows the story of two college friends, Rahul and Anjali, who fall in love with each other, but they have been separated. Then after many years, Rahul is a widower and his little daughter tries to reunite her dad with his old friend. This popular film was a major success and won many awards.
- Jab We Met (2007)
Jab we Met is a 2007 Hindi romantic film, which tells the story of a happy-go-lucky young Punjabi girl Geet (Kareena Kapoor) who meets a heartbroken young business tycoon Aditya (Shahid Kapur) during a train journey. Jab We Met is the epitome of the modern day romance and it’s not only about two people falling in love, but about helping each other become better and happier people.
- Lamhe (1991)
Lamhe is a 1991 Hindi film, starring Anil Kapoor and Sridevi. Over the years, the film has been hailed as a classic and is regarded as Yash Chopra’s finest film. The film tells the story of a man who loses his love to another, only to fall in love with the daughter, who looks exactly like her mother. Lamhe defies age barriers and sends the message that there is no stipulated time for romance.
- Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam (1999)
Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam is a 1999 Bollywood romantic drama, starring Salman Khan, Ajay Devgan and Aishwarya Rai. The story is inspired from the Bengali novel Na Hanyate and is based on a love triangle. The film follows the incredible story of a husband, who decides to go against society and his family, in order to reunite his wife with her former lover.
- Qayamat se Qayamat Tak (1988)
Qayamat se Qayamat Tak is a Bollywood romantic drama, inspired by Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Two youngsters get stuck on a journey together, only to fall in love with each other. However, their families have been feuding for years and disapprove of their love. The film was a blockbuster and starred Aamir Khan and Juhi Chawla in their first major roles.
- Maine Pyaar Kiya (1989)
Maine Pyaar Kiya is a 1989 Hindi musical romantic film, starring Salman Khan and Bhagyashree in the lead roles. The film follows the innocent love story of two friends coming from different backgrounds. They fall in love and the rich boy has to prove his love for the girl. Maine Pyaar Kiya is a film packed with love, friendship, longing and action. The film was the instant blockbuster of the decade and is counted among the top 10 most successful Indian films of all times.
- Veer-Zaara (2004)
Veer-Zaara is a 2004 Hindi romantic drama, starring Shah Rukh Khan and Preity Zinta in the leading roles. The film is about the seemingly impossible love between an Indian officer and a Pakistani girl. Veer and Zaara are from two different countries with a feuding history and they are forced to live separated from each other for 22 years. However, they will manage to keep their love alive with their good deeds. The film was a major box office success and won many awards.