The strongest bond is the one that ties a man and a woman together for life i.e. a husband-wife. It ensures every attack of destiny and the frictions of matchless closeness and still lasts a lifetime. Bollywood has devoted a lot of movies based on the husband-wife relationship. Here are the ten best ever Bollywood flicks based on the strongest form of love.
Ek Hi Bhool (1981)
Ek Hi Bhool is a Bollywood film directed by T. Rama Rao. The star cast of the film includes Jeetendra and Rekha in the lead roles and Shabana Azmi is a guest appearance. The story of the film revolves around a married couple, Sadhana (Rekha) and Ramkumar (Jeetendra). The couple’s relationship gets into trouble when Sadhana suspects that Ramkumar is having an affair.
Chalte Chalte (2003)
Chalte Chalte is a Bollywood movie based on the husband-wife relationship. The film is directed by Aziz Mirza, starring Shah Rukh Khan and Rani Mukerji and is a box office hit. Even though the story of the film is quite common where a boy meets a girl, falls in love and successfully chases this girl who is bit out of his world, the film is a complete entertainer coupled with wonderful wooing scenes, divine songs and very appealing and tempting marriage events followed by arguments.
Paheli is an Indian fantasy film directed by Amol Palekar, starring Shah Rukh Khan and Rani Mukerji in the lead roles. The film also stars Suniel Shetty, Juhi Chawla, Rajpal Yadav and Big B Amitabh Bachchan in supporting roles. The story of the film is based on a novel ‘Duvidha’ by Vijay Detha which is a love story between a ghost and a lady whose husband leaves her on their wedding night to go for a business trip. The film is a Rajasthani folk tale and thus the colors, the songs, the acting, directing, producing and everything in the film is filled with the mystic charm of Rajasthan.
Saathiya is a Romantic Bollywood Movie directed by the debutant Shaad Ali. The star cast of the film includes Vivek Oberoi and Rani Mukerji in lead roles, coupled with Shah Rukh Khan, Tabu and Aditya Srivastava in cameo appearances. The movie has a mind-blowing music as both Mani Ratnam and A R Rehman are connected to it. The film showcases a fabulous love story of a boy and a girl who marry each other against their parents and society. Saathiya is the remake of Tamil Romantic Drama film Alaipayuthey.
Aap Ki Kasam (1974)
Aap Ki Kasam is a Bollywood film which marks the directorial debut of J Om Prakash. The film features superstar Rajesh Khanna, Mumtaz, Sanjeev Kumar, Rehman, Asrani and A K Hangal. The story of the film is based on the husband-wife relationship where the husband suspects that his wife is having an affair with his friend and during the process ruins his marital life.
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Arth is a Bollywood film directed by Mahesh Bhatt. The film stars Shabana Azmi, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Smita Patil, Raj Kiran and Rohini Hattangadi. The film is about marriage, betrayal, and divorce and is said to be the semi-autobiographical film of Mahesh Bhatt. The story of the film is based on the extra-marital relationship of Inder (Kulbhushan Kharbanda) and Kavita (Smita Patil). Inder is married to Pooja (Shabana Azmi) and leaves her for Kavita but eventually Kavita also discards him.
Main, Meri Patni Aur Who (2005)
Main, Meri Patni Aur Who is a Bollywood romcom film directed by Chandan Arora. The star cast of the film includes Rajpal Yadav, Rituparna Sengupta and Kay Kay Menon in the lead roles. The movie portrays the life of a typical Indian middle-class family and presents it on the screen in the finest way. There is a scene in the film when the protagonist Mithilesh (played by Rajpal Yadav) meets his would-be wife for the very first time, you can feel the tingling sensation within – i.e., the same sensation when you saw your spouse for the first time. The beauty of the film is that the sensitive moments are showcased in the most stunning manner.
Tanu Weds Manu Returns (2015)
Tanu Weds Manu Returns is a Bollywood Comedy film directed by Anand L Rai, starring Kangana Ranaut, R Madhavan and Jimmy Shergill. The film is a sequel to the 2011 film Tanu Weds Manu. Kangana is also seen in a double role playing the additional role of an athlete from Haryana studying in Delhi University. The story of the film depicts that it has been 4 years of marriage between Tanu and Manu and all is not going well between the couple which eventually forces them to separate. Going through the trouble, Manu finds comfort in Kusum, a look-alike of Tanu. As he decides to marry Kusum, Tanu returned back leading to the turmoil.
Shaadi Ke Side Effects (2014)
Shaadi Ke Side Effects is a Bollywood husband-wife drama film directed by Saket Chaudhary. The film stars Farhan Akhtar and Vidya Balan in lead roles. The film is also the sequel of the 2006 film Pyaar Ke Side Effects. The story of the film showcases a struggling musician who marries a well-settled working woman. The confident young married guy who seems to know how to keep his married life happy and going, freaks soon as he becomes a father and tries to bend himself to his new family.
Dum Laga Ke Haisha (2015)
Dum Laga Ke Haisha is a Bollywood romcom drama film directed by debutant Sharat Katariya. The star cast of the film includes Ayushmann Khurana and Bhumi Pednekar in lead roles. The story of the film is set in 90’s and recreates the enigma of Kumar Sanu’s hits from that era. The film has got a simple and sweet love story packed with rib-tickling jokes and Sanjay Mishra’s straightforward one-liners. The must watch film has captured all the odds – an era has gone by, an unconventional heroine, the relationships that survive the test of time and created a masterpiece.
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