If one speaks of romantic movies than the name of legendary filmmaker Yash Chopra is bound to come. He is known as the King of Romance. Yash Chopra gave Indian cinema some greatest moves which were not just romantic but were even ahead of its time.
He was was a brilliant storyteller, his stories would connect to the audience and the songs of his movies would make the audience fall in love with them.
Today the legendary filmmaker would have turned 85 today if he was still alive. But his memories and good work will always be with us.
Today on his 85th birthday we bring to you 5 best romantic movies of Yash Chopra.
Starring Amitabh Bachchan, Shashi Kapoor, Raakhee and Waheeda Rahman the film is still one of the best romantic movies ever made. The film won the best won Filmfare Award for Best Music.
The 1981 romantic film starring Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Rekha and Sanjeev Kumar is very well remembered for its iconic songs. The movie is said to be loosely inspired by the alleged real-life love triangle of its three stars, Amitabh-Jaya-Rekha which was one of the most talked about affair back then.
The 1989 hit film Chandni is one of the most successful films of Indian cinema. Starring Sridevi, Rishi Kapoor, Vinod Khanna the film is well known for its songs. Chandni won the National Film Award for Best Popular Film and is considered as one of the best films by Yash Chopra.
Ahead of its time, Lamhe is considered as a classic and possibly Yash Chopra’s finest film. Though Lamhe failed at Indian box office it became a huge hit in the UK. The film won several awards and featured in Outlook magazine’s list of Bollywood’s Best Films. On the occasion of the Centenary of Indian Cinema in 2013, Lamhe featured amongst the Top Ten Romantic Movies of 100 years.
Veer-Zaara is a saga of love, separation, courage, and sacrifice. Starring Shah Rukh Khan, Preity Zinta, and Rani Mukerji in the lead, the film even had a stellar supporting cast of Manoj Bajpayee, Kirron Kher, Divya Dutta and Anupam Kher. The film received a great response in Indian and internationally. Veer-Zaara was screened at various film festivals around the world. It even won the many awards including the Most Popular Film award at the National Film Awards and the Filmfare Award for Best Film.
Yash Chopra’s last film as a director was Shah Rukh Khan, Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma starrer Jab Tak Hai Jaan.
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