Friendship is a very fragile subject for a movie. Yet, some renowned directors and actors have portrayed this beautiful relation in the most enigmatic way that one could imagine. The portrayal of friendship on screen just brings the magic of the relation, alive. Whether it is about lost friendship or friendship that has lasted through ages, movies on this divine relation have always enthralled audiences, young and old alike. We bring you a list of popular friendship movies that you can catch up with your friends, on Friendship Day. These are some of the best films on friends and are sure to entertain you to the hilt.
Popular Friendship Movies
- Jaane Tu… Ya Jaane Na (Hindi)
The Hindi film ‘Jaane Tu… Ya Jaane Na’, which was released in June 2008, proved to be a super hit, all over India. Directed by Abbas Tyrewala, the movie carries the real essence of friendship. The movie is all about ups and downs in friendship. Jai (Imran Khan) and Aditi (Genelia D’Souza) are best friends, though they have contrasting perceptions of life. Though the film has a typical ‘Bollywood’ ending – Jai and Aditi fall in love and live happily ever after – the film doesn’t fail to convey the message of friendship, to its audience.
- Rock On (Hindi)
With debutants in the lead role, the Hindi film ‘Rock On’ proved to be a musical hit of 2008. The film was directed by Abhishek Kapoor, the film was produced by Farhan Akhtar, who also has a prominent role in ‘Rock On’. The movie is all about four friends, who struggle to make it big in music. With their efforts, they start a rock band and gain immense popularity and success, amidst audience. The film conveys the message of friendship in a way that is new to Bollywood. It is a must-watch on Friendship Day.
- Dil Chahta Hai (Hindi)
If your heart desires something memorable on Friendship Day, then go and get the DVD of Hindi film ‘Dil Chahta Hai’. Released in 2001, the movie is all about three friends, who face ups and down in their strong bond of friendship, but unite in the climax just to realize that their relationship is unscathed and unshakable. The movie is dedicated to all those old friends, who have different outlook of life, but respect each other for what they are.
- My Best Friend’s Wedding (1997)
‘My Best Friend’s Wedding’ is a romantic comedy, directed by P. J. Hogan. The movie was a big hit, due to the scintillating performances of the lead cast, including Julia Roberts, Cameron Diaz and Dermot Mulroney. The emotions are beautifully shown in this movie. If you want to hang out with your friends, sit back and relax them on the holiday of Friendship Day, then ‘My Best Friend’s Wedding’ would entertain you to right from the beginning until its end.
Other popular movies based on friendship are:
- An Intimate Friendship
- Brokedown Palace
- E.T – Extra Terrestrial
- Jerry Maguire
- Now And Then
- Rain Man
- Shot Through The Heart
- The Road To El Dorado (Animated)
- The Shawshank Redemption
- Wizard Of Oz
- Ed, Edd and Eddy (Animated)
- An Officer and a Gentleman
- Dumb and Dumber
- Circle of Friends
- Friend Green Tomatoes