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Yash Chopra Birthday Special: 5 of his best romantic movies

New Delhi: Think of iconic filmmaker Yash Chopra and memories of the romantic movies he made come to our mind. The humble director who showed us what love actually means would have turned 83 today
India TV News Desk New Delhi September 27, 2016 12:17 IST
India TV News Desk

New Delhi: Think of iconic filmmaker Yash Chopra and memories of the romantic movies he made come to our mind. The humble director who showed us what love actually means would have turned 84 today if he was still alive.

But then, that's the beauty of art. Even though artists leave this world, their works are always remembered.

After his death, his beloved audiences and the Bollywood family couldn't believe that there will not be another ‘Silsila', ‘Kabhi Kabhi', 'Dil to Pagal Hai' and ‘Veer Zara'.

He was truly a man of the masses, winning the national award for most popular film five times.

Here are a few of his films, which will always be an inspiration for love birds throughout the world.

 

Kabhi Kabhie

Known for its beautiful songs and cinematography the film is a beautiful love story. ‘Kabhi Kabhie' starring ensemble cast of Amitabh Bachchan, Shahshi Kapoor, Raakhee and Waheeda Rahman is still one of the best romantic films ever made. Sahir Ludhianvi penned down the lyrics and Khayyam composed music for the film.

 

Chandni


The 1989 blockbuster ‘Chandni' is one of the most successful films of Indian cinema of all time. Known for its complicated love story and iconic songs the film won national award for the most popular film of year. Chandni starred Sridevi, Rishi Kapoor and Vinod Khanna in leading roles.

Darr


The romantic psycho thriller established Shah Rukh Khan as an actor in Bollywood. ‘Darr' is regarded as one of the best films of Yashji ever made. The film starring Sunny Deol, Juhi Chawla and Shah Rukh Khan was the third highest grossing after Ankhen and Khalnayak in the year. ‘Darr' is considered a classic and as one of the best performances of King Khan.

Also read: Birthday feature: Yash Chopra and his leading ladies

 

Dil To Pagal Hai

The musical romance starring Mdhuri Dixit, Shah Rukh Khan and Karisma Kapoor in leading roles. ‘Dil To Pagal Hai' won 3 national awards and was highest grossing of year 1997 is considered a complete entertainer. This was the second film of Shah Rukh and Yashji together.

 

Veer Zara


First film of Yash Chopra in twenty first century was ‘Veer-Zara'. A cross border story about an Indian Air Force officer and Pakistani girl, ‘Veer-Zara' was the highest grossing film of the year. This beautiful love story featured Shah Rukh Khan, Preity Zinta and Rani Mukerji in leading roles.