When Bollywood celebrated arranged marriages

It’s not always necessary that only love marriages are successful. Sometimes, In fact most of the times, arranged marriages have greater success rate. Marrying the person you already know is very romantic. But there is something very special about getting to know a person after marriage. Here are 5 such Bollywood celebrations from the Hindi cinema.

Namastey London

Bollywood movie Namaste-London
This film rightly proves love has no language. Despite different cultural backgrounds, lifestyles and geographies, Akshay Kumar’s love for the firangi Kats increases and only increases. Katrina, the videsi babe that she is, under parental pressure, tricks Akki, the gaown ka chora into marriage. While the wedding took place in India, in a village in Punjab, Katrina’s heart was in London. It was only with time that the pure relationship between the two gradually developed. The Indian values and ethics are brilliantly showcased in the film.

Vivaah

Vivah
A hesitant Shahid Kapoor gets engaged to a soft spoken and shy Amrita Rao. It is only after their engagement that the two fall in love with each other. The movie portrays family ties and values very beautifully. It is a smooth journey from the time the two are engaged till they enter matrimonial bliss. A true celebration of arranged marriage.

Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam

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Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam proved, love, if true, can acquire everything and overpower anything in this universe. Two completely opposite people, Ajay Devgn and Aishwarya Rai get married, with Ash being completely against it. With time, the actress begins to feel Ajay’s true love for her and she too falls in love with him, sacrificing her previous love, Salman Khan.

Hum Aapke Hain Koun

Hum Aapke Hain koun
Thanks to Sooraj Barjatya, a few section of people still believe in arranged marriages. Marriage in this film looked like a grand festival, with pre-wedding celebrations, loads of enjoyment during the wedding and finally, few emotional moments post wedding.Must say, a typical Indian arranged marriage. Hum Aapke Hain Koun is one film that can never be wiped out from our hearts. The movie captured those precious yet simple moments that make live the whole concept of an arranged marriage.

Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi

Rab-ne-Bana-di-Jodi
Anushka Sharma, in order to fulfill her dad’s last wish, gets married to Shahrukh Khan. Now Shshrukh, a middle aged man, who cares no more about life but is madly in love with his wife, makes an effort to discover himself, gets an identity and then rekindles the romantic spark in his marriage only to find success. Arrange marriage onec again becomes a celebration.

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