Hey Guys, watch out for our Recommendations For This Friendship Day Weekend. Thats all you need to make it a Filmy Friendship Weekend
- Partners in Crime: Sholay
Starring: Dharmendra (Veeru), Sanjeev Kumar (Thakur Baldev Singh), Hema Malini (Basanti), Amitabh Bachchan (Jai), Jaya Bhaduri (Radha), Amjad Khan (Gabbar Singh)
The song “Ye Dosti Hum nahi Todenge” made a special place in the hearts of our parents and has maintained the trend till date. Impressing upon the incredible friendship between Jai and Veeru, one of Ramesh Sippy’s classics is not only the story of two guys hunting down a gang of goons, but also one which beautifully brings out the common things guys do in friendship. From getting you your love to taking a bullet for your friend, the Amitabh-Dharmender duo was one of the firsts to define friendship on the 70 mm screen.
- Humko Toh Rehna Hai Ek Dooje Ke Saath: China Gate
Starring: Om Puri (Col. Krishnakanth Puri), Amrish Puri (Col. Keval Krishan Puri), Naseeruddin Shah (Major Sarfaraz Khan), Danny Denzongpa (Gurung), Kulbhushan Kharbanda(Major Kulbhushan Gupta), Tinu Anand (Major B’John), Viju Khote (Ghanshyam), Jagdeep (Subedar Ramaiyah), Mamta Kulkarni (Sandhya Rajan), Mukesh Tiwari (Jageera), Paresh Rawal (Inspector Barot)
One of Bollywood’s most remembered Bollywood classics, China Gate, is definitely one of the films in my bucket list for this Friendship’s day. With a grandly decorated star cast, China Gate is the story of a bunch of retired army officers, whom life gives one last chance to battle off the disgrace and gloom in their lives. The movie deals with the relationship between these men and how the bond of friendship forces them to fight for one another to fight a gang of dacoits.The movie even gave Bollywood one of its top item songs, Chamma Chamma, which is still a frequent presence in people’s playlists.
- Do MAstaane Chale Zindagi Banane:Andaaz Apna Apna
Starring: Aamir Khan (Amar), Salman Khan (Prem), Raveena Tandon (Karishma/Raveena), Karishma Kapoor (Raveena/Karishma)
From cheesy dialogues to lame jokes, this 1990’s classic deals with the life of two friends, Amar and Prem and the journey they take to marry a millionaire’s daughter to fulfil their dreams of getting rich. Directed by one of Bollywood’s best, Rajkumar Santoshi, Andaaz Apna Apna is a hilarious comedy of errors and brings out the funny side of one of Bollywood’s most rememberd friendship, amir and Salman. This list seems incomplete without it’s mention.
- Because Friends Always Understand: Dil Chahta Hai
Starring: Aamir Khan (Aakash Malhotra), Saif Ali Khan (Sameer), Akshaye Khanna (Siddharth Sinha), Preity Zinta (Shalini), Sonali Kulkarni (Pooja), Dimple Kapadia (Tara Jaiswal)
Three friends just out of college are put face to face with the ralities and emotions of life. The movie focusses a great deal on presenting a heart-warming friendship and the way it changes in the due course of time. Love, anger, frustration, confusion, revelation, Farhan Akhtar, the director brings it all to life in what went on to be the biggest trend setters of the 21st century.
- Friends Are Always There For You: Rock On
Starring: Arjun Rampal (Joe), Farhan Akhtar (Aditya Shroff), Purab Kohli (KD), Luke Kenny (Rob)
Sometimes you may not appreciate the life you lead and may not end up following your dreams, that is when your friends come into the picture and help you make a comeback in the game of life. Farhan Akhtar’s Rock On, beautifully explains the above line. Rock On is both, emotional and cool at the same time. A story revolving around 4 friends who are trying to make it as a band are brought to terms with their changing lives as they fall apart. One of the great movies which makes you want to meet your long lost friends even more.
- A Guy And Girl Cannot Just Be Good Friends: Dostana
Starring: Abhishek Bachchan (Sameer), John Abraham (Kunal), Priyanka Chopra (Neha)
Dharma Productions have made sure they have made their mark in every genre. Dostana, a suave, stylish, gentle and exhilarating film from the Dharma Production house, best explains the friendship between a guy and a girl. Tarun Mansukhani not only brings into play all the touchy and crush feelings, but also delivers the message, that yes, a guy and girl can be really good friends. One of the very few Bollywood movies that you can watch not only this weekend, but anytime to cheer up your mood.
- Well, A Guy And A Girl Cannot Always Be Just Friends: Kuch Kuch Hota Hai
Starring: Shah Rukh Khan (Rahul Khanna), Kajol (Anjali Sharma), Rani Mukerji (Tina Malhotra)
Rahul-Anjali, one of the cutest and most adorable love stories of the 90’s should be one of the top seers of this list. The story of two great friends, their relationship and how the feelings of attraction and love come and transform the relationship completely. As the name goes, it’s all bout those small little funny feelings.
- Friendship is Also About Sacrifices: Kal Ho Na Ho
Starring: Shah Rukh Khan (Aman), Preity Zinta (Naina), Saif Ali Khan (Rohit)
As said, “The movie of A Lifetime”, Kal Ho Na Ho is one of the better love stories Bollywood has seen. With the likes of King Khan, Saif Ali Khan and Preity Zinta, the movie is not only a classic love story, but also a great example of the sacrifise and extent to which friends can go to support you. Mesmerizing and heart warming, Kal Ho Na Ho is one of the best ways to celebrate the reunion of Bollywood and friends this Friendship Day.
- Sometimes A Friend Plays An Important Role In Your Love Life Mujhse Shaadi Karogi
Starring: Salman Khan (Sameer Malhotra), Akshay Kumar (Arun), Priyanka Chopra (Rani)
One of the better films that merged the genre of love, comedy and the relation of friendship. Muhse Shaadi Karogi, based on the popular Adam Sandler starrer, Anger Management is the story of how friends help you getting on with your love life keeping your angry and introvert attitude aside.
- Friendship Is Crazy and Impulsive:Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani
Starring: Deepika Padukone (Naina), Ranbir Kapoor (Bunny),Aditya Roy Kapur (Avi), Kalki Koechlin (Aditi)
Four friends who have all the fun and make merry in their youth come face to face with the many changes life throws your way. Separation, love, marriage, career and passion are a common inclusion in every person’s life and the movie teaches us how to deal with all of them at the same time keeping in minds you never forget your friends.
- Take A Trip As Much As Possible With our Friends: Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
Starring: Hrithik Roshan (Arjun Saluja), Abhay Deol (Kabir Dewan), Farhan Akhtar (Imraan Qureshi), Katrina Kaif (Laila), Kalki Koechlin (Natasha)
Credited as the modern version of Dil Chahta Hai, Zindagi Na MIlegi Dobara focussed upon a simple theme: Chase your dreams, but do not forget to live your life. It proves the significance of how revealing and refreshing holidaying with your friends can be. The multi starrer Zoya Akhtar creation is one of the must watch movies this weekend.
- Chappar Phaad Ke: Hera Pheri
Starring: Akshay Kumar (Raju), Sunil Shetty (Shyam), Paresh Rawal (Baburao Ganpatrao Apte)
One of the most famous ones in Bollywood, Hera Pheri is a film that not only does commit to wholesale comedy, but tells you how important is it to have friends in your good and bad times. In their quest to become rich, three friends do not only complicate situations hilariously but also end up entertaining you gloriously.
- The Honourable Mention: Dhol
Starring: Sharman Joshi (Pankaj), Tusshar Kapoor (Sameer), Kunal Khemu (Goti),
Rajpal Yadav (Martand “Maru” Damdere), Tanushree Dutta (Ritu)
An all-time favourite and a laugh riot, Dhol is one of the best comedies a group of friends have ever produced on the big screen. One of Piyadarshan’s classics, Dhol is entertaining and shows how you can make the best of any situation when friends are there around you, not only for support but for cracking jokes upon. This film will give you the much needed comic edge to your Friendship Weekend.
- Jugaad Waali Dosti: Fukrey
Starring: Pulkit Samrat (Hunny (Vikas), Varun Sharma (Choocha), Ali Fazal (Zafar), Manjot Singh (Lali), Richa Chadda (Bholi Punjaban)
There is always that one friend whom you can bank upon to get you through if the Plan A fails, the one with all the loopholes. Fukrey is a thorough entertainer showcasing how a bunch of guys who learned to live life on the streets and loopholes of Delhi are able to get through to their dreams with each other’s help. Watching the movie is always an enjoyment.
- The Last One and No Doubt The Best One: Munnabhai Series
Starring: Sanjay Dutt (Munna Bhai), Arshad Warsi (Circuit), Boman Irani (Multiple roles)
The most memorable friendships of all time , Munna- Circuit and the perfect movie to round up your friendship day. With two back to back hits, Munna Bhai MBBS and Lage Raho Munnabhai, the Munnabhai and Circuit relationship has been the trend setter of most Bollywood friendships.
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