Top 10 Indian Rom-Coms
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Nothing feels better than a simple boy meets girl romance after a long day at work, or work from home in this pandemic scenario. Rom-coms are a must watch in the feel-good movies genre. You don’t need to think too much or concentrate on following the plot like a hawk. Just sit back and laugh at the unreal situations the protagonist and the love interest will get stuck in. Sure, they might seem extremely fictional but it gives hope and the promise of fantasy to our mundane lives.
We have compiled a list of Top 10 Rom-Coms bollywood has ever produced. They range from silver screen hits to box-office blockbusters.
This movie features the iconic duo of Akhshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif. It revolves around the love-hate relation between an British-Indian brat and Punjabi happy-go-lucky man. When Kaif’s character marries Arjun (Akshay Kumar) to thwart her parents' attempts at more proposals from Indian men, chaos ensues.
9.Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan
One of India’s first mainstream gay rom-coms. Ayushmann Khurrana and Jitendra Kumar (of Kota Factory fame) shine with their portrayal of two men who are willing to cross any social boundary in the name of their love.
8.Kuch Kuch Hota Hai
You can’t make a film with Kajol and Shahrukh Khan without steaming romance and comic bickering.
This cult classic is the story of unrequited love and how a daughter helps her widower father rekindle his love life.
7.Jaane Tu… Ya Jaane Na
With a fresh new cast in a college romance genre, this film was a major risk but fortunately it paid off. It launched Imran Khan as India’s chocolate boy. The plot was a fresh breath of air and was very engaging. Also, the chemistry between the leads felt electric.
6.Kal Ho Naa Ho
One of the most heart-wrenching roms-coms ever made. This film cemented Karan Johar’s position as a go to director for NRI scripts and made the musical trio Shankar–Ehsaan–Loy a household name. The movie is centered about a love triangle between three friends and ends with a tragedy.
5.Kapoor & Sons
If you love that Hollywood-ish subtle comedy with a dash of comedy and family drama, this ones for you. With picturesque setting and a heart-felt tale of family problems, the leads Sidharth Malhotra, Fawad Khan, Alia Bhatt are at their best.
The most meme-able movie to ever exist in the history of Bollywood. With a star studded cast, every moment of this movie will have you holding your belly with laughter.
3.Bareilly Ki Barfi
The story revolves around a girl who finds her perfect match with the author of a book she reads at the railway station. The catch is that she doesn’t know that the author wants to test her before actually telling her who he is. Ayushmann Khurrana and Rajkummar Rao portray the journey of turning a soft spoken guy into a hard-core Bareilly hot-shot.
2.Tanu Weds Manu Returns
This movie is the sequel to Tanu Weds Manu and follows the lead character’s disastrous journey after marriage. The characters are well written and the sequel manages to re-capture the outrageous spirit of Tanu.
1.Jab We Met
Imtiaz Ali’s Jab We Met rocked the rom-com world with it’s release in 2007. Shahid Kapoor was the new national crush while everyone wanted to be as funny and carefree as Geet. The story begins with Geet’s personality brightening up Aditya’s world and follows their journey to love. Since it’s commercially hit release, this movie has been the go-to option for every rom-com lover.