15 Of The Best Bollywood Romantic Movies

“Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze. ” ― Elinor Glyn

Romantic movies are among the most popular genre in the Bollywood. A good Bollywood romantic movie will tug at your heart strings, make you laugh, make you cry, stay with you long after you’ve watch them, and will be entertaining too.

Here are our picks for the Bollywood Romantic Movies…

Chalte Chalte

Opposites attract, but after marriage, opposites attack. Chalte Chalte is story of Shah Rukh Khan and Rani Mukherji  who have differences between them which leads to a bitter separation that threatens to destroy their relationship forever.

Jodhaa Akbar

Jodhaa (Aishwarya Rai) is a fiery Rajput princess who is obliged to marry Mughal Emperor Akbar (Hrithik Roshan) for political reasons. Eventually, mutual respect and admiration between the duo leads to true love.

Jodhaa Akbar

Jab We Met

Aditya (Shahid Kapoor) meets Geet (Kareena Kapoor) on board a train, and that’s only the beginning of a crazy ride!

Jab we met

Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi

In a twist of fate, simpleton Shah Rukh Khan marries vivacious Anushka Sharma. To win her over, goes for a complete makeover and becomes Raj. Who wins in the end?

Jaane Tu… Ya Jaane Na

Romance between a peace-loving boy (Imran Khan) and a spitfire beauty (Genelia D’Souza), complete opposites who can’t see what their family and friends know to be true – that they’re a perfect match despite their differences.

Veer Zaara

Love blooms between Indian Pilot Veer (Shah Rukh Khan)and a Pakistani girl, Zaara (Preity Zinta). As Veer spends his years in a Pakistani prison, Zaara believes him to be dead and devotes her entire life to his village in India.


Childhood sweethearts Lolita (Vidya Balan) and Shekhar (Saif Ali Khan) wish to get married some day. But his dominating father and Shekhar’s own growing suspicions about Lolita and another man only make matters worse for both. It’s a classic story of love, economic boundaries and social divides.

Salaam-e-Ishq: A Tribute to Love
A married couple fighting the 7 year itch, a cabbie who has to bridge the language gap to win over his foreign lady, and the newlyweds struggling to snatch some private moments: these are just some of the many aspects of love are showcased in Salaam-e-Ishq’s multiple story layers.

Kal Ho Naa Ho

Naina (Preity Zinta), lives a dull life, finds herself a new person when Aman (Shah Rukh Khan) walks into her life. Even though she loves him, Aman claims to be a married man. He convinces Rohit (Saif Ali Khan), her friend, to woo her.

Cheeni Kum

A 64-year-old chef (Amitabh Bachchan) and a 34-year-old woman (Tabu) fall in love. Things get complicated when he meets the girl’s father who is younger than him.


A girl (Sridevi) meets with an accident and is left with the intelligence of a 7-year old. Somu (Kamal Haasan) meets her in a brothel and decides to look after her. Their relationship is full of love and affection but Somu is devastated when she is cured and does not even recognize him anymore.

Wait… there are some more Bollywood Romantic Movies


Viren (Anil Kapoor),  falls for Pallavi (Sridevi), who is younger than him. But Pallavi marries her love, Siddharth and dies, leaving behind a baby girl. Her look-alike daughter grows up and falls in love with Viren.


This tragic love story is of ‘Pakhi’ (Sonakshi Sinha) who falls in love with a con artist (Ranveer Singh). However, unbeknownst to her, he leads a double life and eventually ends up breaking her heart and devastating her. Their beautiful and tragic romance is what good love stories are made of.


An unlikely goof-up by a tiffin carrier service results in Ila’s (Nimrat Kaur) tiffin, that was made for her husband, being delivered to Saajan Fernandes (Irrfan Khan). An unusual friendship soon develops between Ila and Saajan. Lunchbox is an extraordinary tale of romance.


Manoj (Ajay Devgn) is in desperate need of money and sets out to collect money from his friends. He visits his former fiancee, Neerja (Aishwarya Rai Bachchan) who left him to marry a wealthier man instead. They reminisce about the love they had and still care about each other, even if they have to suffer for it.


We still have a lot of Bollywood Romantic Movies to talk about. In the next post, we will share about Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, Arth, Socha Na Tha, Fire, Ashiqui, Kabhi Kabhi, Silsila, Bombay, Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak , Hum Aapke Hain Koun..! and many more.



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