Staff Picks – Shweta’s top 15 Holiday Movies from Bollywood

Munna Bhai MBBS starring Sanjay Dutt and Arshad Warsi and the beautiful Vidya Balan, it presents the spirit of goodness wrapped in a fakely doctored degree.

Chak De showcases a somber Shah Rukh Khan to balance the 11 bubbly gutsy women hockey players who beat the hell out of their opponents, all in good faith

Tanu Weds Manu starring the supremely superstarish Kangana Ranawat supported by Mahadevan is an all-time happy romance with the tables turned over by Tanu, a small town girl on Manu – the urban but not urbane boy!

Jab We Met makes you want to meet both Kareena and Shahid again and again, on the train station and beyond in this evergreen romance of different people with amazing music.

Aashiqui the essence of romance from the 1990’s with Rahul Roy and Model Anu Agarrwal has music and emotions to keep you believing in hearts.

English Vinglish starring Sridevi in her return from sabbatical, to show she has still got it. In this story or a mom learning the language of her family and teaching it right back.

Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron is the reason why corruption persists because it is just so darned funny in this movie set in Mumbai with the supremely talented Naseerudin Shah!

Hum Dil De chuke Sanam, starring Ajay Devgan and Aishwarya Rai and Salman Khan is the best of love and marriages and kindness with some awesome music, dancing, and acting!

Guide, the evergreen Dev Anand makes you believe in love, life and India in the best possible way. In this heartwarming tale of a lost and found guide who loves Rosy i.e. Wahida Rehaman

Pakeezah is a story that can never be told again because the magic requires Meena Kumari and the sets that had the oomph but still feel real! This saga of the dancing girl is filled with the traditional classical music of North India.

Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge starring Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol this is an all-time favorite romance of most people. Charmingly Cheesy and chocolaty and really cheerful!

Teesri Kasam is the taleahead of its time as it sensitively portrays a man and his journey into maturity and love with a singer ‘nautanki wali bai’ with raj Kapoor, the show man of India.

Amar Akbar Anthony is a melodrama that typifies Bollywood and yet we don’t mind because it is simply so so funs to have three lost brothers reunite in a statement on religious unity in India.

Kati Patang, The superstar of Bollywood starred in 180 movies but in this one he is the romance he was known for, all for Asha Parekh!

Mughal -e -Azam like Pakeezah is a trend in itself. Music and drama and romance and ….history beautified!

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One thought on “Staff Picks – Shweta’s top 15 Holiday Movies from Bollywood

  1. Tooooo good…I m also big fan of amar Akbar and jum dil DW chuke and few others…….Great indeed shweta
    Happy new year

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