Be it Sholay’s Jai- Veeru duo or Dil Chahta Hai’s Akash- Sameer- Siddhartha trio, Bollywood has kept giving us major friendship goals since ages. We all do share a great number of emotions with our friends. In our hard times, they stand by our side and yet never miss a single chance to have a messy fight. This post is simply dedicated to all those amazing friends and their friendship. Just in case you miss your BFF, here is the list of best Bollywood films that presented the best examples of friendship. Can you relate to any of these?
Rang De Basanti
This one will remain a personal favorite forever. Rang De Basanti knocked the theatres in January 2006. Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra has beautifully showcased the unconditional love and care of friendship among youth. The film successfully raised voice against injustice happening with the soldiers. Some films always leave you with tears, Rang De Basanti is one such marvelous film to watch with friends.
Anand is a 1971 presentation which shows a flawless bond of friendship between a talkative and a silent person. Hrishikesh Mukherjee has presented a diverse take in an extremely beautiful way. This film was a striking take on friendship in the era of 70s. The acting performances by Rajesh Khanna and Amitabh Bachchan are none less than a cherry on the top.
Dil Chahta Hai
Undoubtedly, Dil Chahta Hai was a real fresh receipt in the Bollywood industry. The film touches small emotions of youth and how they respond distinctly to the situations. Most importantly this film shows a beautiful bond of friendship shared by three completely different boys. We cannot get over the hilarious scenes and adorable love stories shown in the film. It came in the year 2001 and left the audience’s jaw dropped with the acting performances and Farhan Akhtar’s direction.
Who hasn’t heard about the friendship of Jai and Veeru? With no questions, this duo presented a new definition of friendship. Sholay was released in 1975 and the magic of Ramesh Sippy left the audience stunned. The film was so loved that people kept watching it on repeat. The major reason for the success of Sholay was the uproarious chemistry between Amitabh Bachchan and Dharmendra.
Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
ZNMD is completely a Zoya Akhtar magic that touches deep edges of human emotions. It showcases an unsaid bond of three childhood friends who are facing different issues in life. This film is an example of how friendships can be kept without any special mentions and how friends eventually pull us out of our problems.
Kai Po Che
First of all, the cast of this film was truly an amazing search apart from the Bollywood biggies. This film shows the adorable friendship moments and sacrifices that friends do for each other. The bond of affection between three cricket loving friends Ishan, Govind and Omi and how they tackle the disturbing circumstances of life is something worth watching with friends.
Apart from the ratings and reviews of the film, it had a great script. Especially when it comes to the friendship angle, the Arjun- Ranveer duo chemistry nailed it in the film. It presented a striking friendship story of the two most powerful men in the crime world.
Cocktail shows Bollywood’s one of the most underrated chemistries of two girls who are completely opposite yet exceptionally love each other. Bollywood has given numerous examples of male friendship; Cocktail came as a bold experiment from the industry showcasing the gorgeous story of friendship between girls.
Munna Bhai MBBS & Lage Raho Munna Bhai
The Munna Bhai franchise gave a whole lot of laughing moments to the audience but do you remember that one scene in Lage Raho Munna Bhai when Munna Bhai goes to apologize to Circuit? Goose Bumped? It is one of the best friendship scenes we have noticed as an audience. Including other angles, the franchise is an adorable illustration of devoted friends.
Wake Up Sid
Wake Up Sid proved that a boy and a girl can be friends even when they live together. Ranbeer’s character Sid leaves the house in anger and his friend Aisha played by Konkona Sen Sharma helps him to eventually find himself. It shows a story of how much a person can help the friend. It is a brave illustration of how youth is and they should be.
Friendship is based on one rule, we fight & then we reunite, Rock On is the instance of the same. The film is a presentation of four friends and their individual struggle in their life. The film is a realistic take on the concept of friendship based on the characters inspired by youth.
Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety
This film knocked the theatre in 2018 and became an unexpected hit due to the amazing performances and hilarious dialogues & moments. Apart from music & drama, the film has given a diverse dimension to the friendship of two boys. Undoubtedly Kartik Aryan and Sunny Singh gave a major friendship goal to all the friends out there in the audience.
Ye Jawani Hai Deewani
YJHD is a phenomenal example showing the value of friends and friendship. The friendship story of Bunny with Aditi, Avi, and Naina is something we can all relate to. It shows that without friends, happiness and ecstasy can never be found in life.
Apart from the major story line, the film has illustrated how a simple girl Rani who travels to Paris all alone, becomes friend with Vijaya. The slowly evolving bond of these two dissimilar people is the sweetest thing to watch in this film.
This film shows beyond the perfect friendship stories shared by three friends. There is a big part of the film where Raju and Farhan search for their friend Rancho desperately. The movie showcases unblemished adoration and care bond shared between boys which most of us can relate to.
Kuch Kuch Hota Hai
“Anjali aur Rahul ka phir se jhagda ho gaya” didn’t this line gave you an adorable feeling? This late 90s presentation by Karan Johar is a most loved friendship and the love story which is very well performed by both Shahrukh and Kajol. It is the film that created another effect with the duo on screen.
Student Of The Year
However, the film is not critically acclaimed, yet it showcased a touching story of friends from high school. It displays how competition sows the seed of hatred and why it should be kept aside from the friendship. Overall it was a fine attempt by Karan Johar to explain the youth about separation in career and friendship.