Silver screen Bollywood romance has always swayed our hearts and become a part of our emotional and social lives. Whether it is the golden era of concealed glances or the overt expressiveness of Tinder and Meet Me times, romanceentwines itself like a coir with our souls!
Without being all mushy, let’s start!
How can we talk about romance without the classic scene of:
Raj Kapoor&Nargis in Shree 420 at 5th place :
It is said that the most powerful emotionsare unspoken ones! Here is a scene where Raj KapoorromancesNargisin the rain under an umbrella as they stroll through! This scene has made to the walls of movie studios and imagination of young and olds alike.
At 4th place, we have:
Ranveer Singh &DeepikaPadukone in BajiraoMastani :
This movie celebrates the forbidden love of Mastani&Bajirao.One of takeaways is the scene where Bajirao confesses his love for Mastani just after a bloody battle. The scene is at once subtle and fierce. It is a hell of a scene epitomising royal-romance!
At 3rd place, we have teenage favourite that’s romantic enough to leave a heart-ache behind!
Ranbir Kapoor & Deepika Padukone in Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani :
While friendship is all about freedom, Love is all about passion. Germ of the story! With the charming leads we visitthe edge where romance comes alive and sweeps friendship off its limits.We’re sure this scene is sure to take you on a ride down the memory lane. Proves again that pain & love are inseparable!
At 2nd place, how can we ever forget the King & Queen of Romance themselves:
Shah Rukh Khan & Kajol in Kuch Kuch Hota Hai :
Now this is a scene that simmers with unrequited passion and bubbles with intense romance in costume to staging and music! Rain-drenched love-birds under the shed, breezy melodic tune, an evocative mood and love in the air… gives you goosebumps every time!
And finally, we have arrived to the best of it all:
Amitabh Bachchan & Rekha in Silsila :
There’s something really moving about the chaotic romance between Amitabh &Rekha that glows fiercely in the eyes of the two! Against a canvas of a snowing valley of flowers, the romance is portrait drawn with wildfire!
Here are some honourable mentions:
Guru Dutt&WaheedaRehman in Pyaasa, Amitabh & Jaya in the epic harmonica & lantern scene of Sholay, Rani Mukherjee & Shah Rukh Khan in KabhiAlvidaNaaKehna they depict romance in adorable, inspiring and sometimes, raw form!
This was our toast to romance in movies and our lives. Do tell us what you felt in the ‘Comments’ section below!