Bollywood, the Hindi film industry has brought unforgettable movies in various genres during its glorious century old presence. Romance is the genre which has always appealed to the Indian audience and for this simple reason, the industry has churned out innumerable romantic movies till date. Out of these, there have been some impeccable gems, which would always be etched in the memories of the Indian cinema lovers.
Here is a list of top 20 best romantic Bollywood movies ever:
20. Tere Naam
“Tere Naam” was a very different kind of romantic movie, which showed how far a lover can go in love. The movie starred Salman Khan in the unforgettable role of Radhe while Bhumika Chawla was cast as the female lead.
19. Kal Ho No Ho
This Karan Johar movie was a milestone as it set high standards for romantic movies in the industry. It had an impressive star cast with big names like Shahrukh Khan, Saif Ali Khan and Preity Zinta.
The next name on the list of top 20 best romantic Bollywood movies ever is that of “Bobby”, the debut film of Rishi Kapoor and Dimple Kapadia. Bubbly actors, fresh story line and melodious songs made this one a raving hit.
Sanjay Leela Bhansali remadethe epic saga of Devdas-Paro-Chandramukhi with this 2002 release called “Devdas”. The movie had stupendous performances by Madhuri Dixit, Aishwarya Rai and Shahrukh Khan.
16. Laila Majnu
The legendary lovers Laila and Majnu were played to perfection by Rishi Kapoor and Ranjeeta in this epic film called “Laila Majnu”, which is regarded as one of the best till date.
Yash Chopra yet again proved his expertise in romance with this heart touching story called “Mohabbatein”, which had a star cast of fresh youngsters as well as veterans like Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai and Shahrukh Khan.
14. Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam
“Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam” is a Sanjay Leela Bhansali movie which had the amazing chemistry of Salman Khan and Aishwarya Rai literally set the silver screen on fire in 1999. The film was full of stunning romantic scenes and soulful music.
13. Hum Aapke Hai Kaun….!!
“Hum Aapke Hai Kaun….!!” (1994) ushered in a new era of family oriented love stories as this one had plenty of romance, drama, comedy and emotions. It had tear jerking performances by Salman Khan and Madhuri Dixit.
Next amongst the top 20 best romantic Bollywood movies ever is the 1990 release called “Dil”, which starred Aamir Khan with Madhuri Dixit. This one was a fresh take on rich girl-poor boy formula.
11. Veer Zaara
Another beautiful love story that Yash Chopra gave the industry is “Veer Zaara”, the amazing tale of Indian Veer and Pakistani Zaara, who are united after decades of separation by a young Pakistani female lawyer. Shahrukh Khan, Preity Zinta and Rani Mukherjee were cast in the lead roles.