Top 20 Bollywood Romantic Movies to Watch on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is the day that guys and girls and people from every age want to spend with the people they love or they are dating. There are many ways of celebrating the love on the Valentine’s Day and watching movie with your loved one is one of them. It is something that never gets old. It is just how unique you can make this movie watching thing that depends on you; else the idea itself is gold and evergreen. Now while everyone tries to look for the movie that they can watch with their boyfriend/girlfriend or husband/wife.

Watching a movie on Valentine’s Day is tradition for many. There are many couples who like to celebrate this day by watching a movie that is special to them as a couple in any way possible. It is a sure shot method to win the heart of your beloved since you know that his/her heart will also root for the love story in the movie. So if you are looking to find some Bollywood flicks on this Valentine’s Day; here is what we have to suggest from our side:

20. Hasee Toh Phasee (2014)

Hasee Toh Phasee (2014)

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This one is rather not so popular romantic movie that will make you cry and smile with the incidents going on with the lead couple. Sidharth Malhotra and Parineeti Chopra are the lead actors of the movie and while Sidharth is engaged to the sister of Parineeti in the movie; it is nice to see the connectivity and common traits in the personality of the lead couple. It is actually awesome when Parineeti says, “Tum Oxygen Ho Aur Mein Double Hydrogen, Humari Chemistry Ekdum Pani Ki Jesi Hai”. The music is also contributing to a great deal to make it a love story to be remembered.

19. Rehna Hai Tere Dil Mein (2001)

Rehna hai Tere Dil Mein (2001)

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RHTDM is the movie for which Maddy (R.Madhavan) is still popular in the youngsters and especially engineering college students. Diya Mirza and Madhavan are in the lead roles and while Diya’s acting potential is always questioned; her beauty is no doubt mesmerizing and that made viewers to believe how enchanted Maddy becomes seeing her in the movie. The movie is about a guy named Maddy (Madhavan) who falls in love with a girl Reena (Diya) that is already engaged and tries to woo her. The twists and turns make it a beautiful love story to watch and music no doubt is one of the strong points of the movie.

18. Raanjhana (2013)

Raanjhana (2013)

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The movie is about a guy named Kundan (Dhanush) who is hopelessly in love with a girl named Zoya (Sonam Kapoor). Dhanush is a famous actor in South and through this movie he got an army of female fans in his account due to his incredible acting potential. Though movie has a tragic end to offer; it is somehow present the definition of love that is the reality in the world that the director was trying to show.

17. Tanu Weds Manu (2011)

Tanu weds Manu (2011)

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This one is yet another great presentation from the same director that gave us Raanjhana. The movie was great and Kangana showed from the movie what acting talent she carries in herself. Kangana’s quirky and Bindaas portrayal of Tanu and Madhavan’s simplistic portrayal of Manu made the movie a worth watch and the movie was so great that even 4 years after; its sequel was well received by the viewers.

16. Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak (1988)

Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak (1988)

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This movie came in the theatre more than 25 years ago and portrays the story of a couple that falls in love despite the fact that their families are rivals of each other. Aamir Khan and Juhi Chawala were both young at that time and with the help of sweet music; this movie became a worth watch on Valentine’s Day.

15. Pyaar To Hona Hi Tha (1998)

Pyaar to Hona hi Tha (1998)

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This movie was loosely based on the Hollywood’s French Kiss and it was the time when Ajay was not all macho like he is today. But his acting potential was never any less and it was due to this movie that Kajol and Ajay fell in love with each other. The movie was about a thief who hides the necklace in the bag of a girl who comes to India to search his Fiancee. With beautiful twists and turns going on; these 2 fall in love and reach a happy ending.

14. Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi (2008)

Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi (2008)

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This is the movie in which Shahrukh Khan is in a dorky look playing the role of Surinder and as a result of circumstances; married a girl Tani (Anushka Sharma) who is a free spirit. Marriage with Surinder changes Tani completely and she becomes a timid wife who is just living her life as a compromise. Surinder takes the look of Raj and goes to dance practice with his wife without her knowing about it and tries to make her fall in love with him. the climax of the movie is beautiful when simplicity wins over the stylish Raj and no doubt about the fact that this movie will restore your faith in love.

13. Socha Na Tha (2005)

Socha Na tha (2005)

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This movie is a gem presented by Imtiaz Ali and focuses on characters of Viren (Abhay Deol) and Aditi (Aayesha Takia) who at first reject each other when their parents try to fix them for marriage and later fall in love with each other when their parents are opposing them to get married. A simple movie which showed Imtiaz’s potential of directing great love stories.

12. Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam (1999)

Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam (1999)

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This is the movie due to which the love between Salman Khan and Aishwarya Rai reached its peak. This is the directorial presentation of Sanjay Leela Bhansali and is one of the masterpieces delivered by him. Ajay Devgan plays an important role in the movie too and the decision that Aishwarya makes in the climax of the movie wins the hearts of the viewers making it a must watch.

11. Vivah (2006)

Vivah (2006)

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There is no way that this chick flick can be kept out of this list. This is the movie that established Shahid Kapoor as the heartthrob of the girls in India. The movie revolves around an engaged couple and is a typical Rajshri Movie with all the feel good factors in it. It has almost every element to make it a love story and when Prem (Shahid Kapoor) decides to take care of Poonam (Amrita Rao) even after she faces an accident that deteriorates her beauty. Shahid’s chocolaty looks and the mushy gushy romance in the movie is definitely something that makes girls go AWW in the movie.

10. Dil Toh Pagal hai (1997)

Dil Toh Pagal hai (1997)

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Dil toh Pagal hai was directed by Yash Chopra who was considered as the greatest director of Romantic movies in India. He was a legend when it came to romantic movies. This one was a modern day romantic movie in which Rahul (SRK) and Nisha (Karishma Kapoor) are both dancers and best friends. Nisha loves Rahul but he gets attracted to Pooja (Madhuri Dixit) who is engaged to Ajay (Akshay Kumar). The music, screenplay, direction and the story of movie were fabulous and it became a classic movie that reeked of romance in its every scene.

9. Veer Zaara (2004)

Veer Zaara (2004)

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This one was another directorial presentation of Yash Chopra through which he brought the romance on Silver screen. In this movie Veer (SRK) falls in love with Zaara (Preity Zinta) who is a Pakistani citizen. Due to some evil plots by some evil people; results in SRK being captured in Pakistani jail where he stays silent to save the dignity of Preity. Amitabh and Hema Malini were also playing important role in movie with Rani Mukherjee and Manoj Bajpai.

8. Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na (2008)

Jaane tu ya Jaane Na (2008)

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This movie was a perfect recipe to make young guys and girls fall in love with it and became an instant hit after its release. The movie is about Jay (Imran Khan) and Aditi (Genelia D’Souza) and how they are so fond of each other that other than them everyone else knows that they are perfect for each other and are in love. Both look extremely cute in movies with Aditi as a bossy Tomboy and Imran as the sweet lover boy who on time will do anything for his love. It is hard not to fall in love with them and the movie once you watch it. Owing to this only one movie that they have done together; they are still counted as one of the most romantic pairs in Bollywood.

7. Hum Aapke Hai Kaun (1994)

Hum Aapke hai Kaun (1994)

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This movie came at a time when time was simpler but India was slowly and steadily adapting the changes that were coming from the west. The movie actually made NRIs and a lot of couples nostalgic about India since it was an Indian movie to its roots. Prem (Salman Khan) and Nisha (Madhuri Dixit) are in love with each other after their siblings (Nisha’s sister and Prem’s brother) get married to each other. But after the death of Nisha’s sister, Nisha and Prem decide to sacrifice their love after their families request her to marry Prem’s brother for the sake of his baby. The movie is something that you can enjoy with your Valentine and also with the whole family.

6. Mohabbatein (2000)

Mohabbatein (2000)

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This one was from the Yash Chopra productions but the director of the movie was his elder son Aditya Chopra who later became the carrier of his legacy with several great films in his account. Mohabbatein was released in 2000 which was a special year since it was the year of Millennium and even in the movie; the wind of change was an important element. The movie is about a teacher Raj Aryan (SRK) who enters Gurukul with only intention of making love accepted in the premises of Gurukul where even the essence of love is banned by its strict Principle Narayan Shankar (Amitabh Bachchan).

There is a tragic love story in background where it is shown that love interest of Raj was Megha (Aishwarya Ray Bachchan) who died after she failed to convince her father about the love between her and Raj. The movie is lengthy but you will not regret the time you spend seeing it instead there are chances that you will end up craving for more of it.

5. Namastey London (2007)

Namastey London (2007)

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This is the kind of the movie you want to see if you want an equal dose of fun with romance. The movie is about a rural guy named Arjun (Akshay Kumar) who marries Jasmeet (Katrina Kaif) on her trip to India after being forced by her parents. Arjun decides to go to London to save his marriage and is shown struggling in the movie to win the love of his wife. Watch it for brilliant love story and performances by Akshay and Katrina.

4. Jab We Met (2007)

Jab We Met (2007)

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This movie was a brilliant presentation by Director Imtiaz Ali and it came out at the time when Shahid and Kareena were dating in real life. The movie brought Kareena in a different light where she showed the extent of her acting skills. The movie is about the incidentally encounter and trip of heartbroken businessman Aditya (Shahid) and a vivacious girl Geet (Kareena Kapoor). With Imtiaz’s mind-blowing direction and awesome acting by lead actors and kind of new storyline; the movie gained the popularity amongst the fans and became a hit.

3. Kaho Na Pyaar Hai (2000)

Kaho na Pyaar Hai (2000)

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This movie is still fresh in the memory of viewers owing to its sweet and melodious songs and music and heart touching story. And no doubt it was the debut movie of superstar Hrithik Roshan; in which he gave a great performance with double roles in the movie. The movie is about Sonia (Amisha Patel) and Rohit (Hrithik Roshan) and their love before he is mysteriously killed. To get over this tragic incident she moves to New Zealand where she finds (Hrithik Roshan) who looks exactly like Rohit and also falls in love with her. Plot of the movie is great after that but altogether the intensity of the love shown in the movie made it have a place in the list.

2. Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998)

Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998)

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This movie was the directorial debut of Karan Johar and to be frank this movie had the soul and essence which was never found in any other movie of Karan. The movie revolves around Rahul and Anjali (SRK and Kajol respectively) who are both best friends and addicted to each other’s company. Enter Tina (Rani Mukherjee) and Rahul falls in love with her and then only Anjali realizes how much she loved Rahul. After Rahul and Tina get married; Tina dies a few years later, leaving letters for her baby girl who they also name Anjali. Little Anjali after reading those letters takes it as a challenge to fulfill the love story of Rahul and Anjali (Kajol). The movie is one of the most romantic and emotional movie and helped SRK to establish as the king of Romance.

1. Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jaayenge (1995)

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Aditya Chopra was in his early 20s when he directed this movie and needless to say that this movie is the milestone in Indian cinema. It deserves to be at the top of the list of the romantic movies since this movie was completely dedicated to the feeling that is called love. Raj (SRK) and Simran (Kajol) meet on a trip to Europe where they fall in love and how much complications Raj faces to end up with Simran is a story that makes it a timeless classic and no matter how much you watch this movie; it never gets old.

So these were some of the best romantic movies that you can enjoy with your loved one on the occasion of Valentine’s Day. Now it you prepare a special screening of any of these movies for your loved one in a starry night out in the open where you both snuggle in a warm blanket watching a romantic movie; we can bet it increases your chances to end up together forever.

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