Remembering Yash Chopra’s most romantic films

Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995)

A romantic film, produced by Yash Chopra, DDLJ stars Shahrukh Khan and Kajol in the lead roles. The film was a blockbuster and became the biggest Bollywood hit of the year, as well as one of the biggest Bollywood hits ever. It earned around Rs 106 crore in India and Rs 15 crore abroad. It was one of the two Hindi films in the “1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die” list and also placed twelfth on the British Film Institute’s list of the top Indian films of all time. The film was declared an all-time blockbuster and it remains as the longest-running film in the history of Indian cinema.

Dil To Pagal Hai (1997)

A romantic drama, directed by Yash Chopra, stars Shahrukh Khan, Madhuri Dixit and Karishma Kapoor in the lead. The film also stars Akshay Kumar in a supporting role. The movie was the second highest grosser for the year 1997 in Bollywood. It won many awards, including sweeping most of the major categories at that year’s Filmfare Awards and box office declared it a Super hit.

Saathiya (2002)

A romantic drama produced by Yash Chopra and Mani Ratnam, star Rani Mukerji and Vivek Oberoi. The film revolves around two impulsive kids who fall in love against the odds and have no idea what they’re getting into.

Veer-Zaara (2004)

A romantic film directed by Yash Chopra. The movie stars Shahrukh Khan, Preity Zinta and Rani Mukerji in the leading roles. The film won several awards in major film award ceremonies, including the Most Popular Film award at the National Film Awards and the Best Movie award at the annual Filmfare Awards, among others. This film marked the return to directing for Yash Chopra after seven years, last directing the film Dil To Pagal Hai.

Hum Tum (2004)

A romantic comedy flick produced by Yash Chopra and Aditya Chopra. The movie stars Saif Ali Khan and Rani Mukerji in the lead roles. It won several Filmfare Awards. Saif Ali Khan won the National Film Award for Best Actor.

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