Some Bollywood movies make their mark and leave us with aspirations and goals for our future selves whilst also entertaining us. Dil Chahta Hai was one such film. Directed by Farhan Akhtar, this movie revolved around friendship, love, and career – the three things that matter to youngsters. Having watched even one such movie leaves us wanting for more. Something that is light, humorous, has some drama, and so on and so forth. This is why bring you a list of Bollywood movies like Dil Chahta Hai which you can watch and give yourselves a good time.
Here are some movies like to Dil Chahta Hai you can watch with your friends
1. Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
A Zoya Akhtar road buddy film, ZNMD follows the story of three friends on an international trip, fighting their fears, doing and finding what they love, and still remaining friends. The movie makes us want to have such a trio where humor never comes to a halt.
2. Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani
Ranbir and Deepika starrer, YJHD has ruled our hearts ever since its trailer came out. This movie about friendship, love and travel makes us introspect into what really are our aspirations and expectations from ourselves and life. Humor and drama filled YJHD is here to stay in our hearts for a long time.
3. Andaz Apna Apna
A 1994 movie about Amar and Prem trying to win over Raveena is a classic comedy of all times. It makes you laugh with funny dialogues and silly characters. Get ready to be embarrassed!
4. Dil Dhadakne Do
A movie showing dynamics of family conflict and love while on a cruise, narrated by a cute dog was just the kind of film Gen-Y likes.
5. Rock On!!
A Farhan Akhtar production and acting debut, Rock On received a good response from the critics while it fared average at the Box Office. The movie won 7 Filmfare Awards. The movie is about a band reuniting and makes for a good watch.
6. 3 Idiots
A game-changer in Bollywood, 3 idiots (a story of 3 engineering friends) was a commercial and critical success! It changed the mindset of many Indians with respect to engineering and following one’s passion. They have induced some rib-tickling humor in the story as well.
7. Wake Up Sid!
Starring Ranbir Kapoor and Konkana Sen, the movie films the journey exploring themes of adulting, all in the city of dreams- Mumbai. If you are waiting for your wake up call, then let me tell you the wait is over- tune into this one fast!
8. Kuch Kuch Hota Hai
A love triangle and a beautiful tale of friendships, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai inserts drama and laughter and tears at the right places. This bollywood movie lets us swim in the ocean of entertainment.
A classic movie setting precedents for future friendships with Jai and Veeru is iconic Bollywood. Watch this with your old friends to have a good laugh and revisit your golden friendship.
Dostana is a romantic friendship comedy produced by Karan Johar. It’s a story about two friends (played by John Abraham and Abhishek Bachchan) who pretend to be gay and share an apartment with a girl (Priyanka Chopra). They both end up falling in love and the drama unfolds.
Tara and Ved fall in love while on a holiday in Corsica. They keep their real identities undisclosed only to meet again after years. This Imitiaz Ali’s movie is about Ved finding his true self. If you too are on such a journey, watch this movie!
Rani (played by Kangana Ranaut) goes on her honeymoon alone, and comes back having rediscovered herself. This movie makes you realize the importance of leaving your comfort zone for your own good.
14. Band Baaja Baaraat
Bittoo and Shruti are wedding planners with the highs and lows of friendship and love in their relationship. It’s a light watch which also in a way motivates you to give everything to your ideas and passion.
15. Veere Di Wedding
A movie about female friendships takes a look on stories of 4 best friends and how they deal with whatever life throws at them. This movie makes for an entertaining watch with your girlfriends.
A comedy-drama, Fukrey is about friends making money and playing a gamble on life. It’s an entertaining watch that will make you break into riotous laughter.
17. Rang De Basanti
One of Bollywood’s best movies, Rang De Basanti received love both from the critics and their audience. It is a movie about 5 young friends whose perspectives undergo a change as they act in a documentary. The movie takes you on a ride of emotions and makes for a good evening watch. Released on 26 January 2006, the movie was nominated for international events and won national cinema awards like Filmfare.
18. Kai Po Che
Based on Chetan Bhagat’s The Three Mistakes of My Life, Kai Po Che is a story of Ishaan, Omi, and Govind and how their fates intertwine to lead to drastic changes. The movie is set in Ahmedabad and revolves around the Gujarat 2001 Earthquake and the Godhra Riots. It’s a gruing watch.
The above-mentioned Bollywood movies on friendship are similar to Dil Chahta Hai in their own ways. But for sure, they all make for entertaining artwork.
Pick any and watch the film as the story seeps quietly in your heart.