When you think about romance, Bollywood cinema has been the purveyor of some of the most romantic movies of all time. Add in the back drop, the costumes and the music and you have before you, some seriously romantic Bollywood movies.
But there are so many of them! So how do we choose? Well, we actually put it to a vote with a group of South Asian Bloggers and here are the results.
10 Most Romantic Bollywood Movies
No romantic movie list is complete without mentioning Devdas. Based on a novel, the story is a love triangle that involves a wealthy law student, a beautiful village belle, and famous courtesan.
9. Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam
The ultimate love triangle for a women who has to choose between her first love and the man she is supposed to marry.
A movie from the 1960’s, it’s still touted as one of the most romantic Bollywood films of all time. Set in the 16th century, the story is about a prince who falls in love with a court dancer.
7. Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani
This love story is more of a journey of two lovers, whose paths keep intersecting at different times in their lives for a heart-warming love story.
6. Jab We Met
A as romantic comedy, this Bollywood film tells the story of a kind-of depressed business man whose life changes when he meets a spunky women who is on her way to meet the love of her life.
The story of two star-crossed lovers whose love may not be simple, but it knows no boundaries.
4. Maine Pyar Kiya
The sweet story of two family friends who fall in love. Unfortunately, complications get in the way.
3. Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak
This tragic love story or Rashmi and Raj is thwarted by their feuding fathers.
2. Kuch Kuch Hota Hai
A young girl whose mother died in childbirth left her daughter letters asking her to fulfill her mother’s request to reunite her father with a college friend who was once in love with him.
1. Dilwale Dulhania le Jayenge
And the #1 most romantic Bollywood movie to watch this Valentine’s day is a movie about two strangers who fall in love during a trip to Switzerland. But Indian family traditions already have her betrothed to another man.
What is your favourite Bollywood romantic movie?