10 best weekend Bollywood movies for a fresh start in life
Maybe we ignore but in real life movies affect our lives, whether it will inspire or depress still, leave a mark after watching it. Though Bollywood is not serious about making some quality content, however, there are some jewels in this Hindi Film Industry are trying to make something better and these are the people due to whom we still believe that a movie can change our perceptions towards life. Here we make a list of main-stream Bollywood movies which are both entertaining and have the abilities to give some positive impacts on life- especially if you are looking for something positive with entertainment; not the baseless plot with useless comedy in the name of entertainment which is not entertaining for everyone. After all, it’s the director’s talent to make a movie that can appeal to most of the audiences from different classes if not all. Here are 10 best weekend movies for a fresh start in life.
10. Jab We Met
Nothing left for Aditya Kashyap when was roaming hopelessly after getting heartbroken by his girlfriend, parent’s divorce due to his mom’s affair and the death of his father but destiny had some different plans that let him met Geet in a train as co-passenger, and then everything has been changed. Not a typical Bollywood love story we see usually. A movie that shows how to love yourself. Life has something for you even if it feels like everything has gone. In case you need a reason then watch it for the sake of Kareena Kapoor’s performance.
09. Hum Tum
A relationship is not about love at first sight. Most of the times it takes longer to fall in love. Karan, a self-styled ladies man believed that life is long, and then co-incidents happened where he met Rhea. Though they don’t have any interest or feelings for each other but co-incidentally met each other at different moments of life. From airport to Rhea’s marriage, everything was like as if destiny wanted them to meet each other, however even after seeing each other multiple times they ended by fighting most of the times. Life is not fair, and again she met Karan while trying to move out from her husband’s death where he did everything to make her happy but unable to bring back the old Rhea but unknowingly fell in love with her and at the same time, she also fell for him. However, Karan’s inability to understand Rhea’s feeling left her devastated and she chose to end the relationship whereas the optimist Karan penned his story and waited for co-incident after all, life is long. The Protagonist teaches about the beauty of life, and his optimistic nature shows us not to lose hope no matter how difficult the situation. A definitely weekend movie if you want to watch a romantic comedy and if Kareena Kapoor is the reason to watch Jab We Met then you should watch it for Saif Ali Khan only because this movie changed his entire career and showed his hidden talent which he was unable to give from the beginning. Through this movie, he proved that he is no longer a supporting actor, and can act as a sole hero.
08. Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge
Who can forget the legendary Raj-Simran chemistry and in case you are not living in stone age then you are aware of this movie and even watched it at least once in your life. Two persons from different background meet each other and eventually fall in love but had no hopes for uniting, however, Raj gave a try to convince Simran’s parents, and as expected failed and humiliated though he had lots of chances to flee with her but missed the opportunities intentionally because of the family values. The movie thoroughly showed our traditional Indian culture, and teaches us to respect parents even if they are against your love life. A family movie for your weekend with complete entertainment with the breakthrough performance of Shahrukh Khan, Kajol and Amrish Puri.
A movie far from its time. When Bollywood was full of action, love, family drama movies, Lamhe made a unique position because of its content which is difficult to accept for the audience at that time, but after all, it is Yash Chopra’s venture. When the legendary king of romance made a movie then definitely it had something that was worth to watch. Heartbroken Viren can’t see his love to marry another guy but unable to express his feelings because Pallavi felt that they both were friends as she was older than him. Though Daijaan (Waheeda Rehman) sadly watched his disappointment but could not do anything for him. After the death of Pallavi and her husband, Daijaan took care of their daughter Pooja whereas Viren already settled in London after Pallavi’s marriage but came annually to perform shradh of Pallavi and her husband but never met their daughter because he saw Pallavi in her daughter but left gifts for him which eventually made her sad. Pooja slowly falls for Viren, and he is aware of this also. A movie about age gap romance that showed that love doesn’t follow age boundary. When Bollywood doesn’t feel bored even after making countless mediocre love stories, Lamhe touched our hearts due to the unique concept.
06. Jo Jeeta wahi sikandar
Sanjay wants to live on his own life and doesn’t have any interest in sports whereas his elder brother Ratan vows to fulfill their father’s wish by winning the prestigious cycle race. A movie about two brothers with different aims and the two institutes from different backgrounds, where rich kids are harassing students from the local schools due to their financial inabilities to compete with them. A movie perfectly describes the life of teenagers and how the situation can change people completely which is sometimes hard to imagine. One of the best movie of Amir Khan during his early stage of career and he doesn’t disappoint and a perfect watch for the weekend.
05. Kal Ho Na Ho
Not a typical romantic drama that usually Shah Rukh Khan does though the concept is love, but Nikhil Advani represented in a different style. Already disturbed with life Naina, a pessimistic girl falls in love with Aman but gets the rejection before propose as he claims to be married already. Though her childhood friend Rohit already in love with her but afraid to express, but Aman helped him in this matter and both like each other. Aman is a guy who wants to see everyone happy around him and does his best whenever required, but unfortunately, no one knows about his illness and unaware that he has a limited lifespan. He wanted to keep it secret, but failed and Naina got to know everything including his love for her. A movie more than just a love story that teaches to live every moment of life, because tomorrow may never come. When Shahrukh Khan is in the lead role and that to be in a romantic drama; do I need to say anything?
04. 3 Idiots
Farhan’s father wants him to become an engineer, and Raju’s mother has a lot of expectation from him whereas Rancho is a different species. You don’t need to study engineering to understand how their life during the college time and the stress they handle in the name of competition though this is not only an engineering problem; everywhere students are suffering due to high expectation. His routine starts with disappointing silencer and virus in every possible manner but unexpectedly he takes the top position in every semester, and no one has any clue, but his background story is unimaginable. Funmaker Rancho doesn’t have a fun story even his real identity is different. A movie about parental expectation, bonding between friends, jealous, and competition that will let you remind the college life.
03. Dil Chahta Hai
Three friends share a deep bond but unfortunately separate, and the reason is their different approach towards life. Akash doesn’t believe in true love, Sameer always finds true love in every beautiful girl and Siddharth has a different view towards life; in fact, he is in a relationship with an older woman. Akash love prank becomes serious, Sameer finds her true love after losing her for once, but Siddharth is not lucky. His parents anger, Akash’s fun which creates a rift between both that eventually makes Tara sad and she leaves her by thinking that she is the reason for which Siddharth quarrels with everyone. When a movie won national award for best feature film then definitely it has something special that you would not want to miss and in case you need more reason then watch it for Farhan Akhtar directional debut and our favorite perfectionist Amir Khan. One of the best movie of Amir Khan that shows the deep friendship, bonding, and what happens when we have different views towards life.
While working at NASA, Mohan always worries about Kaveri Amma, a maid who took care of him during his childhood days but after Mohan’s parent’s death, he unable to contact her and wants to bring her back to the US with him. In her search, he reached Charanpur and find that his childhood friend Gita is taking care of her and here, life has some different plans for him. By seeing the pathetic situation of the people, lack of infrastructure, and casteism make difficult for people to survive which changed his heart and inspired him to do something. It teaches not to forget our root, and staying with own people at our motherland is the best experience of life which can’t be achieved in a foreign land no matter how successful we are. If you are bored with Shahrukh Khan’s romantic movie, then watch it for his stellar performance.
01. Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
Kabir proposes Natasha, Arjun already has a breakup and a dispute with Imran but agree to become the part of the trip. Three friends make a trip to Spain to fulfill their college plan where they fall in love with life, face their worst fear and get to know the inner desire that they can’t express due to circumstances. Everyone has some problems; from Kabir’s marriage to Imran’s father and Arjun’s inability to give time to his own life and passion, however, they behave like as if nothing happens. Arjun doesn’t want to forgive Imran for his past behavior and wants him to understand the wrongdoing, but Imran doesn’t understand his pain until he feels the same while meeting with his father who once refused to take care of him and his mother. A movie that describes the pain and feelings of men, and the chemistry between three male friends and how the society forces men to go against their wish which is hard to find in any Bollywood movie. The best part of this movie is a female director describes the male psychology like no one did it before and when actors like Farhan Akhtar, Abhay Deol, and Hrithik Roshan are present do I need to say anything? One of the best movie that describes friendship in the best way and is among the few Bollywood movies that got 100% ratings on Rotten Tomato.
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