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100 Years of Indian Cinema: The most memorable marriage proposals in Bollywood films

February 16, 2013, 3:43 pm
  • 100 Years of Indian Cinema: The most memorable marriage proposals in Bollywood films
  • Love stories have been an eccentric part of the Bollywood films followed by grand weddings. The boy and the girl's family meet and decide on their future. But, Bollywood has its own twists and interesting tales to tell while portraying marriage proposal scenes in films.

    < 'Sun Sun Didi Tere Liye Ek Rishta Aaya Hai' from Hrishikesh Mukherjee's 'Khubsoorat' beautifully portrays the excitement and anxiety related to marriage proposals. The film revolves around Manju (Rekha) whose sister gets married.
  • 100 Years of Indian Cinema: The most memorable marriage proposals in Bollywood films
  • In 'Sholay', Jay (Amitabh Bachchan) takes Veeru (Dharmendra) marriage proposal to Mausiji's place and tells her that Veeru has a few wrong habits but he is a man with a golden heart. It is one of the funniest scenes of the film.
  • 100 Years of Indian Cinema: The most memorable marriage proposals in Bollywood films
  • In 'Chupke Chupke', vivacious Sulekha (Sharmila Tagore) falls in love with Botany Professor Parimal Tripathi. Ramu Kaka takes the marriage proposal to Sulekha's house and calls Parimal 'Ghaas Phoos Ka Doctor'.
  • 100 Years of Indian Cinema: The most memorable marriage proposals in Bollywood films
  • 1972 film 'Seeta Aur Geeta' saw Seeta (Hema Malini) being exploited at the hands of her aunt (Manorama) who makes her wear western clothes when Ravi (Sanjeev Kumar) comes to meet her for marriage purpose. Quite uncomfortable in the attire, her hands shiver and tea tray slips from he hand.
  • 100 Years of Indian Cinema: The most memorable marriage proposals in Bollywood films
  • Sooraj Barjatya has been known for making family dramas. And, his 1994 hit film 'Hum Aapke Hain Kaun' saw the typical girl meeting boy formula. The families make the boy (Monish Behl) and girl (Renuka Shahane) meet at a temple and later give them privacy by asking the girl to show her paintings.
  • 100 Years of Indian Cinema: The most memorable marriage proposals in Bollywood films
  • Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam' gave a new twist to the marriage proposal when Vanraj (Ajay Devgn) is asked to sing a song by the family of the bride.
  • 100 Years of Indian Cinema: The most memorable marriage proposals in Bollywood films
  • 'Ram Aur Shyam' sees Ramchandra (Dilip Kumar) do a shy act when Anjana (Waheeda Rehman) comes to meet him for marriage purpose. Abused by his brother-in-law, Ramchandra acts weird in front of Anjana.
  • 100 Years of Indian Cinema: The most memorable marriage proposals in Bollywood films
  • David Dhawan's 'Raja Babu' has yet another memorable marriage proposal in the offing. The house of Raja Babu (Govinda) has his innumerable pictures in various outfits which gives Madhu (Karisma Kapoor) family the impression that he is an educated man.
  • 100 Years of Indian Cinema: The most memorable marriage proposals in Bollywood films
  • In 1961 film 'Gharana', Rajendra Kumar playfully declines a marriage proposal by displaying all his bad habits in front of the girl's father. The scene adds a comic relief to the film.
  • 100 Years of Indian Cinema: The most memorable marriage proposals in Bollywood films
  • Young Kishore Kumar turns Shashi Kapoor's father in 1966 film 'Pyaar Kiye Jaa'. To convince Om Prakash to get his daughter married to Shashi Kapoor, Kishore Kumar takes the disguise of an old man in the comic film.
  • 100 Years of Indian Cinema: The most memorable marriage proposals in Bollywood films
  • The eternal love story of Devdas and Paro take a new twist when Devdas's mother turns down the offer from Paro's family. And, Paro's mother decides to get her married to a richer man within a week.
  • 100 Years of Indian Cinema: The most memorable marriage proposals in Bollywood films
  • In Hrishikesh Mukherji's film 'Anand', Anand (Rajesh Khanna) takes the wedding proposal of a shy doctor Bhaskar (Amitabh Bahchchan) to the mausi. But later finds out that the wedding can't happen for an year and that he would not be alive to see his friend's wedding.
  • 100 Years of Indian Cinema: The most memorable marriage proposals in Bollywood films
  • In 'Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge', an elated Anupam Kher mistakes Mandira Bedi for Kajol and takes the marriage proposal to her place. Later when Shah Rukh reveals to him that he has got the wrong girl, they try to postpone the marriage talks.
  • 100 Years of Indian Cinema: The most memorable marriage proposals in Bollywood films
  • In 'Mujshe Shaadi Karogi', Sameer (Salman Khan) proposes to Rani (Priyanka Chopra) in a cricket stadium. During a cricket match between India and Pakistan, Sameer takes on the field and expresses his love for her.
  • 100 Years of Indian Cinema: The most memorable marriage proposals in Bollywood films
  • A villager Arjun Singh (Akshay Kumar) falls for London-returned Jasmeet (Katrina Kaif). An excited Arjun agrees to marry Jasmeet on his family's behest. However, Jasmeet asks for a day to think about the wedding.
  • 100 Years of Indian Cinema: The most memorable marriage proposals in Bollywood films
  • 100 Years of Indian Cinema: The most memorable marriage proposals in Bollywood films
  • 100 Years of Indian Cinema: The most memorable marriage proposals in Bollywood films
  • 100 Years of Indian Cinema: The most memorable marriage proposals in Bollywood films
  • 100 Years of Indian Cinema: The most memorable marriage proposals in Bollywood films
  • 100 Years of Indian Cinema: The most memorable marriage proposals in Bollywood films
  • 100 Years of Indian Cinema: The most memorable marriage proposals in Bollywood films
  • 100 Years of Indian Cinema: The most memorable marriage proposals in Bollywood films
  • 100 Years of Indian Cinema: The most memorable marriage proposals in Bollywood films
  • 100 Years of Indian Cinema: The most memorable marriage proposals in Bollywood films
  • 100 Years of Indian Cinema: The most memorable marriage proposals in Bollywood films
  • 100 Years of Indian Cinema: The most memorable marriage proposals in Bollywood films
  • 100 Years of Indian Cinema: The most memorable marriage proposals in Bollywood films
  • 100 Years of Indian Cinema: The most memorable marriage proposals in Bollywood films
  • 100 Years of Indian Cinema: The most memorable marriage proposals in Bollywood films