Bollywood shows us the true meanings of life, tells us how to love, hate, gather courage, fight for our rights or Friendship.

4 August 2013 is Friendship day and we have a list of Top 10 movies that celebrate all forms of Friendship, these movies are the perfect example of friendship.

Friendship is the relationship which has got the warmth of a mother, care of a father and the love of a lover. A relation that completes all other relations, any relationship is incomplete if it doesn’t have friends in it, whether it’s a relation of mother-son or husband-wife.

Let’s see some beautiful movies, which have the flavors and true colors of this beautiful relation called Friendship.

List of Best Bollywood Movies on Friendship

Dosti (1964)

dosti hindi movie poster

This movie depicts Dosti in the real sense. A story of two young friends, one blind, and the other Cripple. Their friendship becomes supporting pillars for each other, surviving with all the odds in the Cruel World of selfish people.

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Sholay (1975)Sholay Hindi movie on friendship

Sholay is one of the best movies on friendship in Bollywood, the movie showed the meaning and definition of true friendship. Jai and Veeru, the role played by Amitabh Bachchan and Dharmendra have become the icons of best friends. The song ‘Yeh Dosti hum Nahi Chodenge ’ is still remembered whenever friendship is celebrated.

Saudagar (1991)

saudagar - 1991

Saudagar is directed by the showman Subhash Ghai. Dilip Kumar and Raaj Kumar in lead roles. Saudagar is a story of two childhood friends who become enemy due to some misunderstanding but their love is still there but they never accept that. Saudagar is high on performances with some great dialogues between Dilip Kumar and Raaj Kumar. “Imli Ka Boota Beri ka ped” song from this film is one of the best Friendship songs.

Yaarana (1981)

yaarana hindi movie poster

Yarana is a 1985 film Starring Amitabh Bachchan and Amjad Khan who plays the role of Kishan and Bishan. Kishan inspite of being a good singer is not popular; Bishan borrows money by mortgaging his remaining assets to ensure his beloved friend’s success.

Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998)

kuch kuch hota hai hindi movie on friendship

Kuch Kuch Hota Hai is another movie based on true friendship. This movie explained that Love starts with friendship; the narration of the movie was superb. Friendship of Rahul and Anjali played by Shahrukh and Kajol, gave new boundaries to this beautiful relationship of friendship. A friend can fight for his friend’s happiness and sacrifice his happiness for his true friend.

Dil Chahta Hai (2001)

Dil chahta hai movie on Friendship

A story of 3 friends, and their friendship getting tested with the tough times of life. Their friendship breaks with a tough situation but, distance cannot part true friends, they reunite and their friendship blossoms like it did earlier.

Rang De Basanti (2006)

rang de basanti movie on common man

Best flavors of life are tasted with friendship, and this movie has the flavor of Patriotism. A bunch of friends shows the meaning of unity, patriotism and friendship at the same time. These young lads full of energy become one to fight for their nation, for their deceased friend.

Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na (2008)

jane tu ya jaane naa hindi movie on friendship

A Movie celebrating friendship, not just between two people, but a group of friends. Jai and Aditi have a bunch of friends to die for, but they both are best friends, most compatible friends, they know how to bring a smile on each other’s face, they understand each other so well, that even words can’t express. But comes a time, when Aditi is in a relationship and Jai too finds a girl he thinks he is in love with, But when two apart from their ways, they realize that they both were in love.

3 Idiots (2009)

3 idiots movies on common man

3 Idiots is a story of 3 friends who met in their Engineering College hostel and becomes best friends for the lifetime. What can a friend give you? Money, happiness, condolence, his support, But in this movie A friend gave life to his friends, showed them right paths, made them get up and fight again to get their wishes fulfilled and what not. No doubts, this movie broke all Box Office records.

Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011)

Zindagi na milegi Dobara Friendship movies

Best moments of life can be enjoyed with friends, the best lessons can be taught by friends. ZNMD shows how friends are the most important part of our lives, no matter how far we are from them but your life is incomplete without them.

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Chillar Party (2011)

Chillar Party Hindi movie on Friendship

Who can define real friendship better than children? Their friendship is also as pure as their hearts. This selfless friendship is depicted beautifully in Chillar party, where a group of children of a society show their love and respect for a roadside kid who has become their friend.

Sadda Adda (2012)

Sadda Adda Movie on Friendship

Sadda Adda is a Hindi Film based on friendship and the life just after college and graduation. Six bachelors live together in an apartment and they call it Sadda Adda and share their happiness and sorrows together.

Your Turn! 

Which one is your favorite or you can add your list of Best Hindi Movies on Friendship in the comment section.


  1. Haven’t you seen Qurbani ? One of the best movies on friendship. Anyways, its a great list too 😉

    Keep posting!

  2. how come Kuch kuch hota hai entered in this category, it is a love triangle between three persons who thought they were friend but actually in love. and in case of jane tu ya janena its okay because without counting the love story of the lead pair, their group frienship was okay. it will be better to include sathi, akhri bazzi, or atish which shows the meaning of frienship in good times and bad times.