Top Bollywood Romantic Movies: List of all time favorite

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When it comes to Bollywood romantic movies, our Hindi movies have got a huge number of movies to be talked about in this category.
Chahe Salim-Anarkali ho, Raj-Simran ho, Rahul-Anjali ho ya the latest Humpty-Kavya….every couple justifies to the romantic themes of the Bollywood romantic movies.
Today let us read about some of the evergreen Bollywood romantic movies-

The movie comes on the first place in this list of top Bollywood romantic movies is-

1. Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge (DDLJ)


Ahhhh…after listening to the word romance, the first person who comes in our mind is Shahrukh Khan, the Badshah of Romance and so are his movies. If you grew up thinking about your khwabo ka prince then definitely this movie had made a place in your top lists of Bollywood romantic movies.

A typical Indian movie with the story of an NRI boy and a simple girl, whose father is extremely conservative and doesn’t support their love. With excellent music, wonderful locations, and amazing cinematography, this Bollywood romantic movies ruled the box office for quite a long period of time.

The plot of the story is that Raj is a rich guy living in London where he finds Simran one day on a trip. During the trip, he was trapped in the love of Simran but Simran’s marriage was already fixed with the son of his father’s friend.

Raj follows her back to India to her marriage to make their love true, in order to which he wins the heart of everyone but fails to do so in the case of Simran’s father but at last her father melts and they are happily married now.

And the cherry on the cake is, you can still enjoy this movie with your friends and family in the Maratha Mandir as it has crossed 1000 weeks of screening there and still able to create the same magic every day.

The film was directed by Aditya Chopra and it was produced by Yash Chopra. Kajol was the lead actress starring as Simran. The film won 10 Filmfare awards which were the most for a single movie at that time.

The budget of the film was 40 million in Indian currency and the film earned 1.22 billion in the box office.

The next movie coming in this list of top Bollywood romantic movies is-

2.  Mughal-E-Azam:


This is old and best Bollywood romantic movies, although released long back in the year 1960, this movie presented a royal sparkling of the real hues of history.

This movie took a long time of 12 years for its completion but what we all got, as a result, was worth it. This movie is all about a Mughal prince Salim, who falls in love with Anarkali, a dancer in his court.

When his father doesn’t accept his love he revolts against his father to show the power of his love. The awesome sets, the indelible songs, and yes..the magic of love, all make this movie a milestone in the history of Bollywood.

And how can we forget that this movie gave a new anthem to all the lovers…”Jab Pyar Kiya Toh Darna Kya”.

The next movie coming in this list of top Bollywood romantic movies is-

3.  Hum Aapke Hai KaunHum Aapke Hai Kaun

Is it possible that we are talking about Bollywood romantic movies and Rajshri production work is not there?

No, not at all.

Don’t know about you all but this movie makes a special place in my list of Bollywood romantic movies. You must be thinking about what’s so special, what’s different in this and whatnot…so Hold on!! This movie contains almost everything a Bollywood romantic movies should have. Although typical yet so different.

A complete family picture. Many acclaimed it as a video of some wedding but to be truthful it’s enjoyable to see all the phases of an Indian wedding in just a time of 3 hours along with a beautiful love story picturing Madhuri Dixit and the heartthrob since that time, Salman Khan(still the most eligible bachelor.)

The beautiful songs just took the heart away from all the viewers. Prem and Nisha became an inspiration for all the lovers of that time.

The next movie coming in this list of top Bollywood romantic movies is-

4.  Kuch Kuch Hota Hai

Kuch Kuch Hota Hai

Again we have the king of romance..n upar se DDLJ ki diamond Jodi ka tadka… Yes you guys are right. Shahrukh Khan with Kajol again but as Rahul and Anjali this time…toh magic toh Banta hai boss. K Jo’s Kuch Kuch Hota Hai is another remarkable romantic movie in our Bollywood romantic movies.
Rani Mukherjee also played an important role in the movie as Tina.

The next movie coming in this list of top Bollywood romantic movies is-

5.  Jab We Met

Jab We Met

Talked so long about Bollywood romantic movies and we yet don’t have this one on our list so end your wait here with Jab We Met. A bang on a romantic movie with the best Punjabi tadka. Imtiaz has got everything just right in its place.

A bubbly Punjabi girl Geet, played by Kareena is a fun-loving girl or indeed a typical love myself kinda girl as she said in her dialogue, “Main Toh khud ki favorite hu. By God”. And in the male lead is Shahid in an extremely lovable image.

Although this Jodi didn’t end as a successful one in real life in real life, it rocked. Additionally, its songs were just the perfect album containing the party song, a romantic one, and sad all at once.

This list of top 50 Bollywood Romantic Movies contains all the movies of Bollywood which are famous and still remember by people.

6.  Dhadkan


Dhadkan, released in 2000, is a famous Bollywood romantic movie which was directed by Dharmesh Darshan. It was produced by Ratan Jain. The film was best known for its love story and the level of songs it had. The film completely described the true meaning of love.

Dhadkan featured Akshay Kumar, Sunil Shetty, and Shilpa Shetty as lead roles, Mahima Chaudhary was a guest appearance. The plot of the film is that there is a love triangle between Akshay Kumar starring as Ram, Shilpa Shetty starring as Anjali, and Sunil Shetty starring as Dev.

Dev and Anjali loved each other but unfortunately, they didn’t marry each other. Anjali gets married to Ram and eventually starts loving him but Dev is still in love with her while Mahima Chaudhary starring as Sheetal, the business partner of dev, falls in love with him and hence concludes the love triangle.

The film had a budget of 9.5 crores and it earned 26.4 crores in the box office.

7.  Mohabbatein

Mohabbatein Bollywood romantic movies

Mohabbatein was released in 2000, an Indian musical romantic film. It was directed by Aditya Chopra and produced by Yash Chopra.

The film starred Amitabh Bachchan as Narayan Shankar, Uday Chopra as Vicky, Jimmy Sheirgill as Karan, Jugal Hansraj as Sameer, Kim Sharma as Sanjana, Shamita Shetty as Ishika, Preeti Jhangiani as Kiran, Shahrukh Khan as Raj Aryan Malhotra, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan as Megha.

The plot of the story is that Raj Aryan loved Megha who was the daughter of Narayan Shankar but Megha committed suicide because his father would never let them meet.

Narayan Shankar runs a Gurukul where he taught all the disciplines and moral value of life. Raj enters the Gurukul as a music teacher in order to take revenge for his lover’s death, so he helps other students to meet their love and in the end, Narayan Shankar accepts them by realizing his mistakes.

The film had a budget of 190 million in Indian currency and it earned 900 million in the box office.

8.  Rehna Hai Tere Dil Mein

Rehna Hai Tere Dil Mein Bollywood romantic movies

Rehna Hai Tere Dil Mein was a romantic Bollywood film released in 2001. It was directed by Gautham Menon and produced by Vashu Bhagnani. The film starred Madhavan as Maddy, Diya Mirza as Reena and Saif Ali Khan as Sam.

The plot of the movie is that Maddy is the son of a shop owner(ANUPAM KHER) who is a very notorious and brat. He is serious about nothing.

In college, Sam is his worst enemy. In the other half of life, Maddy fell in love with Reena by telling her certain lies despite knowing the fact that Reena hates lies as well as liers. Both of them were in love with each other but at a point, the lies of Maddy came out and the marriage of Reena got fixed with Sam.

In the end, Sam melts down and he lets Reena go with Maddy just because Reena also loved Maddy.

The budget of the film was 60 million Indian currency and the film earned 101 million in the box office.

9.  Tere Naam

Tere Naam Bollywood romantic movies

Tere Naam was released in 2001, one of the most emotional and romantic of its time. The film was directed by Satish Kaushik and it was produced by Sunil Manchanda. The film is based on the real-life incident of a man who fell in love, ended up being mad in a mental asylum. The film was nominated for a total of 24 awards.

The film starred Salman Khan as Radhe Mohan and Bhumika Chawla as Nirjara in the lead roles.

The plot of the story is that Radhe is a loafer who falls in love with Nirjara who is the daughter of a pandit. Radhe becomes mad in love of Nirjara and he is sent to a mental asylum. The moment when he recovers, it seems to be very late as Nirjara dies by that time. Their love becomes immortal.

The budget of the film was 10 crores and the film earned 25 crores in the box office.

10.  Marjaavaan

marjaavan bollywood romantic movie

Marjaavaan is an Indian romantic action movie that was released in the year 2019. This movie was directed and written by Milap Zaveri. The movie starred Sidharth Malhotra, Riteish Deshmukh, Tara Sutaria, and Rakul Preet Singh in the lead roles.

The release date of the movie was changed three times and it was finally released on 15th November 2019. Bhushan Kumar, the co-producer of the movie describes it as “a violent, dramatic love story”.

The plot of the movie revolves around the typical romantic action movie story where Raghu (Siddhart Malhotra) is a goon and he falls in love with a Kashmiri girl, Zoya.

Marjaavaan earned a total of ₹65.34 crores worldwide.

11.  Kabir Singh

kabir singh bollywood romantic movie

Kabir Singh became one of the most popular romantic drama movies of the Bollywood industry which earned huge fame and appreciations in the box office as well. The movie is a remake of the very popular South-Indian movie Arjun Reddy.

Kabir Singh was released in 2019 and Sandeep Vanga directed it. The movie starred Kiara Advani and Shahid Kapoor in the lead roles. In the movie, Shahid plays the role of a surgeon, Kabir Singh who destroys himself completely when Preeti (his girlfriend) leaves him and marries someone else.

The movie was made with a budget of INR 60 crores and it earned a total of INR 379 crores all over the world. You will be shocked when you will get to know that this was the first movie of Shahid Kapoor that earned 300 crores+ in the box office.

12.  Kalank

bollywood romantic movie- kalank

Kalank is an Indian romantic drama movie that was released in the year 2019. Abhishek Varman directed it and it was produced by Sajid Nadiadwala, Karan Johar and Fox Star Studios.

Kalank stars Madhuri Dixit, Sonakshi Sinha, Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan, Aditya Roy Kapur, and Sanjay Dutt in the lead roles. A set of British era i.e., before the independence of India has been displayed in the movie.

The movie was released on 5300 different screens across all over the world and it was known to be the widest Bollywood release of the year 2019. Though, it did not earn a huge figure in the box office.

13.  Malaal

malaal bollywood movie

Malaal, which means regret, is a 2019 Indian romantic movie. Mangesh Hadawale made his Hindi directorial debut and directed his first every Hindi movie, Malaal. The movie was produced by Mahaveer Jain, Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar and Sanjay Leela Bhansali.

The movie starred Meezaan Jaffery and Sharmin Segal in the lead roles. Kalank is a remake of South-Indian movie7G Rainbow Colony, 7G Rainbow Colony which displays the love story between a goon (Meezaan Jaffery) and a girl (Sharmin Segal).

The movie became famous majorly due to its ending when the girl dies and the boy uses his emotions to become one of the most successful men. Though the movie had an amazing plot, still, it could not earn a lot in the box office.

14.  Malang

malang bollywood romantic movie

Malang is the latest Indian romantic-action thriller movie which was released on 7th February 2020. Mohit Suri directed the movie and it was produced by Luv Ranjan, Krishan Kumar, Jay Shewakramani, Bhushan Kumar and Ankur Garg.

Malang starred Aditya Roy Kapur, Disha Patani, Anil Kapoor, and Kunal Khemu in the lead roles. Malang was made with a budget of INR 50 crores.

Though this movie did not gain enough popularity, it still managed somehow to make a profit by earning a total of INR 80 crores all over the world. If we ignore the performance of this movie in the box office and focus on its plot, we will get to know that by far, it was one of the most outstanding romantic action thriller movies in the Bollywood industry.

The list of top 50 Bollywood Romantic Movies is here :
1. Shree 420 (1955)
2. Pyaasa – 1957
3. Mughal-E-Azam (1957)
4. Mughal –E- Azam – 1960
5. Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam (1962)
6. Tere Ghar Ke Samne -1963
7. Guide – 1965
8. Padosan (1968)
9. Aradhana – 1969
10. Bobby -1973
11. Kabhi Kabhie – 1976
12. Ankhiyon Ke Jharokhon Se – 1978
13. Silsila (1981)
14. Love Story – 1981
15. Sameera -1981
16. Maine Pyar Kiya – 1989
17. Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak – 1988
18. Dil – 1990
19. Aashiqui – 1990
20. Hum – 1991
21. Saajan -1991
22. Deewana – 1992
23. 1942: A Love Story (1994)
24. Hum Aapke Hain Koun…! (1994)
25. Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge – 1995
26. Prem – 1995
27. Aaye Din Bahar Ke – 1966
28. Raja Hindustani (1996)
29. Ishq (1997)
30. Yes Boss (1997)
31. Dil To Pagal Hai –1997
32. Dil To Pagal Hai (1997)
33. Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998)
34. Pyaar To Hona Hi Tha (1998)
35. Dil Sa – 1998
36. Kuch Kuch Hota Hai – 1998
37. Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya – 1998
38. Ghulam – 1998
39. Soldier (1998)
40. Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam – 1999
41. Taal (1999)
42. Biwi No. 1 (1999)

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