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Friendship Day Special: Top 5 Bollywood Movies to Watch with Your Friends for a Memorable Movie Marathon!

By Nistha Jain

Updated - Aug. 1, 2023 3 min read

With friends, we share arguments, laughter, miseries, and in the end, we cherish them all. Being a crazy Bollywood movie enthusiast, we simply can't miss the opportunity to watch classic movies based on friendships! 


Friendship Day is just around the corner, and what better way to celebrate the bond you share with your friends than a movie marathon filled with laughter, tears, and shared memories? Bollywood has given us some timeless classics that beautifully capture the essence of friendship.


As Bollywood says, "Pyar mein Junoon hai, par Dosti mein Sukoon hai!" So, let's dive into our list of the top 5 Bollywood movies that are perfect for a fun-filled day with your buddies.


1. Dil Chahta Hai


Revolutionizing the concept of friendship in Bollywood, this iconic film follows the lives of three best friends, portrayed by Aamir Khan, Saif Ali Khan, and Akshaye Khanna. It beautifully portrays the ups and downs, adventures, and conflicts they face, making it a must-watch for any group of friends.


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Director: Farhan Akhtar

Singers: Shankar Mahadevan, Clinton Cerejo, Loy Mendonsa, Dominique Cerejo, Caralisa Monteiro, and KK

Actors: Aamir Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Akshaye Khanna, Preity Zinta, and Dimple Kapadia

Release Year: 2001

Production Banner: Excel Entertainment

IMDB Rating: 8.1/10

OTT Platform: Netflix



2. ZNMD - Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara


If you're up for an exhilarating and soul-stirring journey, this film is the one for you. Follow the escapades of three friends, played by Hrithik Roshan, Farhan Akhtar, and Abhay Deol, as they embark on a road trip to Spain. It teaches valuable lessons about life, love, and the true meaning of friendship.


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Director: Zoya Akhtar

Singers: Various (including Farhan Akhtar, Mohit Chauhan, and Shankar Mahadevan)

Actors: Hrithik Roshan, Farhan Akhtar, Abhay Deol, Katrina Kaif, and Kalki Koechlin

Release Year: 2011

Production Banner: Excel Entertainment

IMDB Rating: 8.1/10

OTT Platform: Amazon Prime Video


3. Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani


This Bollywood romantic drama that follows the journey of four friends as they reunite for a trekking adventure. It explores themes of love, friendship, and self-discovery, with a stellar cast including Ranbir Kapoor, Deepika Padukone, Kalki Koechlin, and Aditya Roy Kapur. The film is a delightful blend of emotions, music, and picturesque locations.


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Director: Ayan Mukerji

Singers: Arijit Singh, Shilpa Rao, Benny Dayal, Mohit Chauhan, and others

Actors: Ranbir Kapoor, Deepika Padukone, Aditya Roy Kapur, Kalki Koechlin, and others

Release Year: 2013

Production Banner: Dharma Productions

IMDB Rating: 7.1/10

OTT Platform: Netflix



4. 3 Idiots


A heartwarming and hilarious story of three friends in an engineering college, portrayed by Aamir Khan, R. Madhavan, and Sharman Joshi. With valuable life lessons and a perfect blend of comedy and emotions, this film is a must-watch with your buddies.


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Director: Rajkumar Hirani

Singers: Sonu Nigam, Shreya Ghoshal, Swanand Kirkire

Actors: Aamir Khan, R. Madhavan, Sharman Joshi, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Boman Irani

Release Year: 2009

Production Banner: Vinod Chopra Films

IMDB Rating: 8.4/10

OTT Platform: Amazon Prime Video



5. Veere Di Wedding


"Veere Di Wedding" is a Bollywood film released in 2018, starring Kareena Kapoor Khan, Sonam Kapoor, Swara Bhaskar, and Shikha Talsania. Directed by Shashanka Ghosh, the movie revolves around four childhood friends dealing with love, life, and friendship. It challenges societal norms and portrays female bonding and empowerment in a refreshing and entertaining way.


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Director: Shashanka Ghosh

Singers: Vishal Mishra, Neha Kakkar, Badshah, Arijit Singh, and others.

Actors: Kareena Kapoor Khan, Sonam Kapoor Ahuja, Swara Bhasker, and Shikha Talsania.

Release Year: 2018

Production Banner: Balaji Motion Pictures, Anil Kapoor Films & Communication Network, and Saffron Broadcast & Media Ltd.

IMDB Rating: 3.2/10

OTT Platform: Netflix



This Friendship Day, let Bollywood add an extra dose of magic to your celebrations. Gather your friends, prepare some popcorn, and immerse yourselves in the unforgettable stories of friendship depicted in these top 5 Bollywood movies. 


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