Evergreen romantic flicks of Bollywood
In keeping with the seasonal celebration of love and romance, it will be interesting reliving some of the monumental creations of celluloid romance from the days of yore as well as the recent times.
Recreating the wonders of historical exuberance, the masterpiece of K.Asif revolves around the lovelorn pair of Salim & Anarkali. Salim the crown prince is seen falling out with his renowned father and Emperor Akbar only to be the ultimate loser.
Vijay Anand’s monumental creation unveils the complicacies of a romantic nexus where a woman dares to shun her unhappy marital ties to accept the love of a tourist guide. The film adapted from a critically appreciated fiction of R.K Narayan happens to be a leading illustration of timeless romance.
The lyrical bonanza of Raj Kapoor unveils the nuances of an archetypal teenage romance. Centering on the budding duo of Dimple Kapadia & Rishi Kapoor, the flick excels in its judicious blend of romance and melody.
he triangular love plot featuring the sensational trio of Rekha, Big B and Jaya Bachchan made way for headline grabbing news tracks. The bold statement of love and romance with inklings of real life romance between Big B & ravishing Rekha was enchantingly entertaining.
Another saga of love and romance from the creative banner of the Chopras was innovatively novel in its thematic treatment. Featuring the gorgeous Sridevi in dual roles & Anil Kapoor torn between decades of difference, the flick wove the timelessness of romance and duty.
Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak
With love and lovers being falling preys to conflicting familial ties, the film with its whooping success made way for Aamir Khan’s advent into the star stud alleys of Bollywood.
Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge
Cashing in on the gelling onscreen chemistry of SRK & Kajol, the soul stirring romantic saga had an interesting journey to unravel. Peppered with dashes of scintillating music, the bonanza of Aditya Chopra had an adventurous tale to tell.
Based on the fictional work of Sarat Chandra Chatterjee, Parineeta featuring the debutante Vidya Balan & Saif Ali Khan brings out the timeless glory of true love despite the inhibiting influence of worldly ways.
Having been influenced by the Hollywood romantic comedy of ‘Harry met Sally’, the directorial venture of Kunal Kohli is marked by fun filled exploration of love and romance.
Jab We Met
The directorial effort of Imtiaz Ali offers an energizing exploration to the everlasting theme of love and romance.