Mumbai, 27th September: Bollywood has brought about various phenomenal filmmakers who have left a mark on the audience’s hearts with their fantastic work.
Amongst one of these filmmakers was Yash Chopra who was famous for the way he presented human emotions in his movies. So much so that every Bollywood fan will name a string of movies by this legendary filmmaker as his top favorites.
Yash Chopra had truly spellbound his audience by presenting every story in such a way that it touched millions of hearts.
In his career spanning over five decades, Yash Chopra has given us numerous blockbuster movies. His contribution to Indian cinema is unparalleled and is regarded as the king of romance.
Today is Yash Chopra’s 88th birthday, so we bring to you a list of the best movies by the legendary filmmaker which redefined the portrayal of love on the silver screen:
This 1976 film featuring Amitabh Bachchan, Rakhee, Shashi Kapoor, Waheeda Rehman, Rishi Kapoor, and Neetu Singh in the lead was a perfect mix of human emotions especially the beautiful feeling of love. The premise of the movie was about two college love birds who were separated as their lives took different routes due to circumstances, but the two found themselves reunited after their kids found love in each other. The movie was a musical romantic drama and was a massive hit at the box office.
This was yet another romantic musical film by Yash Chopra which featured Sridevi, Rishi Kapoor, and Vinod Khanna in the lead. Chandni very accurately depicted the emotions of a girl who was in love with her man until destiny played a cruel game and turned their lives upside down. Not only does Chandni highlight the selflessness of a woman, but it also displays her strength to overcome every obstacle coming her way. Rishi Kapoor and Sridevi’s sizzling chemistry in the movie made it all the more unforgettable.
In this movie by Yash Chopra, the villain managed to outshine the lead actor. Sunny Deol and Juhi Chawla appeared as the lead protagonists in the movie, and Shahrukh Khan was cast as the lead antagonist. The movie followed the story of a crazy lover (stalker) who takes extreme measures to get his girl. However, Yash Chopra was so talented that although the handsome villain scared the audience, they were still swooned away by his charm.
Dil Tou Pagal Hai
Another phenomenal musical drama film by Yash Chopra featuring Shahrukh Khan, Karisma Kapoor, and Madhuri Dixit in the lead, reinstated our belief in true love. This 1997 release not only portrayed friendship in a beautiful way but also taught its audience that someone somewhere is made for you.
India and Pakistan have had strained relationships from the start, through this cross-border love story featuring Shahrukh Khan and Preity Zinta, Yash Chopra managed to win millions of hearts. The movie told us a story of unconditional love, it was all about the sheer feeling of love. From the beautiful story to the sentimental music, from the strong direction to the perfect performances, everything about this movie was very sentimental and we wouldn’t change a thing about it.
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