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'Abhimaan' to 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects': 20 shades of marriage in Bollywood

February 25, 2014, 4:12 pm
  • 'Abhimaan' to 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects': 20 shades of marriage in Bollywood
  • While Hindi films mostly stick to boy-meets-girl-falls-in-love kind of stories, a lot of films have been made on marriage and how life changes for the better or for the worse post marriage. We look at 20 shades of marriage in Bollywood.

    Saket Chaudhary's 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects' takes a look at a couple's life post marriage when they have to share responsibilities. A hilarious take on life post marriage, the film stars Farhan Akhtar and Vidya Balan in the lead role.
  • 'Abhimaan' to 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects': 20 shades of marriage in Bollywood
  • Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bhaduri played a married couple in Hrishikesh Mukherjee's 'Abhimaan' much before they got married in real life. The film focused on the life of two singers who marry each other but soon the husband becomes professionally jealous of his wife's talent.
  • 'Abhimaan' to 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects': 20 shades of marriage in Bollywood
  • Gulzar's political drama 'Aandhi' had Suchitra Sen playing a politicians daughter who marries a hotel manager played by Sanjeev Kumar. The marriage does not last long due to the difference in their individual world and years later they meet only to realize that they still have feelings for each other.
  • 'Abhimaan' to 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects': 20 shades of marriage in Bollywood
  • Based on Hollywood film 'Kramer VS Kramer', Mansoor Khan's 'Akele Hum Akele Tum' had Manisha Koirala and Aamir Khan playing singers who fall in love and get married only to part ways after Aamir gets insecure about Manisha's talent.
  • 'Abhimaan' to 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects': 20 shades of marriage in Bollywood
  • Aziz Mirza's 'Chalte Chalte' had Shah Rukh Khan and Rani Mukherjee playing a married couple who are diametrically different from each other. The couple struggle to cope with the pressures of marriage which test their love for each other.
  • 'Abhimaan' to 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects': 20 shades of marriage in Bollywood
  • Dharmesh Darshan's 'Dhadkan' had Shilpa Shetty plying a reluctant wife to Akshay Kumatr. When her ex lover (Suniel Shetty) comes back in her life, she decides to stay with her husband who she has fallen in love post marriage.
  • 'Abhimaan' to 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects': 20 shades of marriage in Bollywood
  • Manik Chatterjee's 'Ghar' has Rekha and Vinod Mehra playing a married couple. The film was about the young married couple coping with the aftermath of rape.
  • 'Abhimaan' to 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects': 20 shades of marriage in Bollywood
  • Kajol and Anil Kapoor get into contractual marriage for a year in Satish Kaushik's 'Hum Aapke Dil Mein Rehte Hain'. When the contract ends they realize that they are in love.
  • 'Abhimaan' to 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects': 20 shades of marriage in Bollywood
  • Sanjat Leela Bhansali's 'Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam' had a husband(Ajay Devgan) going all the way to Italy to reunite his wife(Aishwarya Rai) with her lover(Salman Khan) only to realize that the wife wants to stay with him now and not with her lover.
  • 'Abhimaan' to 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects': 20 shades of marriage in Bollywood
  • Gulzar's 'Ijaazat' followed the story of couple (played by Naseeruddin Shah and Rekha) who are separated and who accidentally meet in a railway station waiting room and discover some truths about their lives without each other.
  • 'Abhimaan' to 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects': 20 shades of marriage in Bollywood
  • Meghna Gulzar's 'Just Married' focused on five married couples who are on their honeymoon at a resort in Ooty. Each of them have a different story to narrate on love and marriage and each of them overcome personal problems to be with each other.
  • 'Abhimaan' to 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects': 20 shades of marriage in Bollywood
  • What if you meet your soul mate on the day you are getting married? Karan Johar explores love outside marriage in 'Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna' where Shah Rukh Khan and Rani Mukherjee fall in love with each other while they are married to other people.
  • 'Abhimaan' to 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects': 20 shades of marriage in Bollywood
  • Years after separating and being married to other people, two formers lovers meet and rekindle their friendship at the behest of their grown up children in Yash Chopra's 'Kabhie Kabhie'. A multi-starrer, the film features Amitabh Bachchan and Rakhee as former lovers.
  • 'Abhimaan' to 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects': 20 shades of marriage in Bollywood
  • 'Main, Meri Patni Aur Woh' had Rajpal Yadav playing an insecure husband to a very beautiful Rituparna Sengupta. The film was based in a small town and had brilliant performances from its lead cast.
  • 'Abhimaan' to 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects': 20 shades of marriage in Bollywood
  • Would you make your husband's illegitimate child your own? Shekhar Kapur's explored this side of marriage in 'Masoom'. The film featured Shabana Azmi and Naseeruddin Shah in lead roles and was based on Eric Segal's novel, 'Man, Woman and Child'.
  • 'Abhimaan' to 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects': 20 shades of marriage in Bollywood
  • 'Namastey London' highlighted the importance of promises one makes while getting married the traditional way in India. NRI Katrina Kaif refuses to accept her marriage to Akshay Kumar as it has no legal stamp on it and wants to get married to her British boyfriend only to realize that she has fallen in love with her very Indian husband at the end.
  • 'Abhimaan' to 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects': 20 shades of marriage in Bollywood
  • Shaad Ali's 'Saathiya' had Rani Mukerji and Vivek Oberoi playing a newly married couple who face problems in the marriage due to miscommunication.
  • 'Abhimaan' to 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects': 20 shades of marriage in Bollywood
  • Yash Chopra's 'Silsila' had Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan playing a married couple whose marriage faces problems when Amitabh's former lover played by Rekha come back in their life.
  • 'Abhimaan' to 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects': 20 shades of marriage in Bollywood
  • A husband goes an extra mile to help his wife cope up from a disorder which makes her their own marriage and his identity. Ajay Devgn turned director for this film which featured his wife Kajol and himself in the lead roles.
  • 'Abhimaan' to 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects': 20 shades of marriage in Bollywood
  • BR Chopra's 'Pati Patni Aur Woh' was a comical take on extra-marital affairs. The film featured Sanjeev Kumar as the 'pati', Vidya Sinha as the 'patni' and Ranjeeta as the 'woh'.
  • 'Abhimaan' to 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects': 20 shades of marriage in Bollywood
  • 'Abhimaan' to 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects': 20 shades of marriage in Bollywood
  • 'Abhimaan' to 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects': 20 shades of marriage in Bollywood
  • 'Abhimaan' to 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects': 20 shades of marriage in Bollywood
  • 'Abhimaan' to 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects': 20 shades of marriage in Bollywood
  • 'Abhimaan' to 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects': 20 shades of marriage in Bollywood
  • 'Abhimaan' to 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects': 20 shades of marriage in Bollywood
  • 'Abhimaan' to 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects': 20 shades of marriage in Bollywood
  • 'Abhimaan' to 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects': 20 shades of marriage in Bollywood
  • 'Abhimaan' to 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects': 20 shades of marriage in Bollywood
  • 'Abhimaan' to 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects': 20 shades of marriage in Bollywood
  • 'Abhimaan' to 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects': 20 shades of marriage in Bollywood
  • 'Abhimaan' to 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects': 20 shades of marriage in Bollywood
  • 'Abhimaan' to 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects': 20 shades of marriage in Bollywood
  • 'Abhimaan' to 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects': 20 shades of marriage in Bollywood
  • 'Abhimaan' to 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects': 20 shades of marriage in Bollywood
  • 'Abhimaan' to 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects': 20 shades of marriage in Bollywood
  • 'Abhimaan' to 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects': 20 shades of marriage in Bollywood
  • 'Abhimaan' to 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects': 20 shades of marriage in Bollywood
  • 'Abhimaan' to 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects': 20 shades of marriage in Bollywood