Over the years, Bollywood has gifted us several stories that have inspired us in many ways. Narrating these stories are often a bunch of talented actors who can make us laugh and cry at the same time and more importantly show us the meaning of true love.
One of the biggest attractions in any movie has been the lead couple on-screen and this month Sony MAX and Sony MAX2 is celebrating the timeless tales of these couples who have made us fall in love with love – time and again.
Amitabh & Hema Malini in Baghban
You can’t deny how ‘Main yahan tu wahan’ an endearing song crooned by Amitabh Bachchan over the phone to Hema Malini on screen brings tears to our eyes even today. The song is sung by Amitabh himself and Alka Yagnik. The successful duo- Amitabh and Hema playing middle-aged husband and wife separated through the aegis of their selfish offspring, certainly looked like a couple who share a deep bond. A bond that deepened with the passage of time. Amitabh and Hema make it a perfect pair that will not be forgotten for years. Baghban marked the collaboration of Hema Malini and Mr. Bachchan after a gap of 20 years after the 1983 film Nastik and continues to be a masterpiece in the genre of family entertainment. Watch Baghban on Sony MAX on 1st June at 3 PM.
Govinda and Raveena in Ankhiyo Se Goli Mare
The iconic Akhiyo Se Goli Mare which ignited a lot of love stories in the 90s is still considered to be the epitome of young love. No matter how many re-makes filmmakers introduce, Govinda and Ravina will continue to rule our hearts forever. The film is a family entertainer filled with humor and lots of drama. The movie will be remembered as one of the most entertaining love stories between Ravena and Govinda where the later actually disguises as a don to impress Raveena’s father. Watch Ankhiyo Se Goli Mare on Sony MAX2 on 2nd June at 7 PM.
Aamir and Kareena in 3 Idiots
2009’s blockbuster hit film 3 Idiots is still close to our heart for its motivating storyline and super amazing songs. The hilarious banter between Aamir Khan and Kareena Kapoor that continue throughout the film makes it a worth watch. The way film portrays a romantic relationship during college days and yet maintains a line makes it a must-watch family entertainer. The love story that had a disastrous start simply grows throughout the film in a matter best described by the lyrics of one its song “Jaisa Filmo Mein Hota Hai Ho Raha Hai Hubahu”. Cute dialogues and moments such as “Kiss karte samay naak beech may nahi aati idiot!” and a drunk Pia (Kareena Kapoor) in Aamir’s boy’s hostel room will make you fall in love with this pair all over again. Watch 3 Idiots on Sony MAX on 3rd June at 12 PM.
SRK and Kajol in Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge
“Ja Simran Ja… Jee le apni Zindagi” is not only a dialogue, but it is also an emotion. DDLJ’s SRK and Kajol will always remain close to our hearts. The longest running movie in a film theatre, DDLJ defined love for an entire generation. Raj and Simran, to this day, are considered one of the most romantic couples to have ever graced the screen. What begins as a chance meeting on a trip across Europe turns into one of the most enduring love stories of our times – complete with a forced arranged marriage, a very scary and strict ‘babuji’ and an ending that is nothing less than iconic. The perfect date movie that you probably have already watched many times, but won’t mind watching once again. Watch Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge on Sony MAX2 on 9th June at 7 PM.
Salman & Anushka in Sultan
You instantly recall “Jag Ghoomya” hearing about Sultan. The song is a perfect treat to the ears picturising unique the love story of two wrestlers essayed by Salman Khan and Anushka Sharma. The duo inspired millions of others with their story creating a relatable connection with the rural India. The film depicted an authentic bond of love, struggle and marriage making it a perfect entertainer. Sultan became a worldwide hit for the super energetic performance by both Anuhska and Salman. Watch Sultan on Sony MAX on 19th June at 3 PM.
SRK & Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in Mohabbatien
The soulful songs of 90s were more than enough to showcase love between two souls. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and SRK’s very popular song “Humko Humi se Chura Lo” is a perfect depiction of their romance in the film. Sharing a sizzling chemistry onscreen, the Mohabbatein pair SRK & Aishwarya garnered positive reviews from the critics and the audience alike. Released in 2000, it turned out to be a massive commercial success worldwide. Watch Mohabbatein on Sony MAX2 on 30th June at 7 PM.