100 Greatest Bollywood Movies about Friendship

Top 100 Bollywood Movies about Friendship

100 Greatest Bollywood Movies about Friendship
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Friendship is a theme popular in films. A number of filmmakers have captured varied emotions and sentiments associated with friendship in an aesthetic manner. This article showcases a list of Bollywood movies about friendship.

The bond of friendship is expressed in myriad ways. In Hindi films the various aspects associated with friendship have been brought to life emotionally and expressively. Friendship is a natural and instinctive feeling of love towards a person. A strong bond of friendship brings about trust and belief. When misunderstandings take place there is a rift between friends, however a strong bond of friendship always overcomes. Bollywood movies about friendship are hugely popular with audiences, youth in particular.

The element of ‘sacrifice’ has been poetically captured by filmmakers in Bollywood. Love, joy, peace, anger, forgiveness, injustice, betrayal, guilt, struggle and sacrifice are some of the major elements portrayed in movies about friends.   

A large number of movies about friendship have been made in Bollywood, however, it’s few that have had a major impact on audiences. Movies with a serious message or something funny get audiences to think and respond positively. Friendship does not demand but rather…gives. True friendship is a about understanding the fine nuances of each other. Filmmakers in Bollywood have captured different moments in friendship exquisitely. There have been moments where lines/dialogues exchanged by friends in movies have made audiences cry. The warmth and emotion associated with friendship in movies is often a slice of reality, and that’s the reason people are able to relate to movies about friends and friendship.

Movies about a ‘group of friends’ have become exceedingly popular in recent years. The portrayal of varied sentiments associated with a group of friends has been conveyed brilliantly by some of the new independent filmmakers. Stories in movies that revolve around a young group of friends are exceedingly popular with teenage audiences, college students in particular. The elements of humor and comedy in certain Bollywood movies about friendship have become defining moments in filmmaking. Dance songs, love songs and romantic songs are popular in movies about friends.  

Some of the characters portrayed by actors and actresses in films about friends have become epic in every sense. It’s the sense of closeness, reality and belonging showcased that makes movies about friends hugely popular. The different moments of friendship in movies have been cherished by movie buffs, and the days ahead will continue to bring back memories of nostalgia associated with friends. The space below is an ode to friendship, a celebration of life.

100 Greatest Bollywood Movies about Friendship

  1. Dil Chahta Hai (2001)
  2. 3 Idiots (2009)
  3. Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998)
  4. Anand (1971)
  5. Rock On! (2008)
  6. Dosti (1964)
  7. Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011)
  8. Sholay (1975)
  9. Rang De Basanti (2006)
  10. Angry Indian Goddesses (2015)
  11. Yaarana (1981)
  12. Kai Poc Che (2013)
  13. Rockford (1999)
  14. Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003)
  15. Student of the Year (2012)
  16. Andaz Apna Apna (1994)
  17. Fukrey (2013)
  18. Cocktail (2012)
  19. Wake Up Sid (2009)
  20. Munna Bhai MBBS (2003)
  21. Dostana (2008)
  22. Haathi Mere Saathi (1971)
  23. Pyaar Ka Punchnama (2011)
  24. Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013)
  25. Iqbal (2005)
  26. Hera Pheri (2000)
  27. PK (2014)
  28. Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar (1992)
  29. Jaant Tu… Ya Jaane Na (2008)
  30. Mujhse Dosti Karoge! (2002)
  31. Queen (2014)
  32. Pink (2016)
  33. Golmaal Again (2017)
  34. Dor (2005)
  35. English Vinglish (2012)
  36. Hum Tum (2004)
  37. Sangam (1964)
  38. Devdas (2002)
  39. Chillar Party (2011)
  40. Ishq (1997)
  41. Sadda Adda (2012)
  42. Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro (1983)
  43. Bhanwarey (2017)
  44. Chupke Chupke (1975)
  45. Jab We Met (2007)
  46. Garam Masala (2005)
  47. Koi Mil Gaya (2003)
  48. Golmaal: Fun Unlimited (2006)
  49. Masti (2004)
  50. Delhi Belly (2011)
  51. Parched (2015)
  52. Phir Hera Pheri (2006)
  53. Housefull 2 (2012)
  54. Chashme Badoor (1981)
  55. Golmaal 3 (2010)
  56. Go Goa Gone (2013)
  57. Ek Mein Aur Ek Tu (2012)
  58. Shaitan (2011)
  59. Lajja (2001)
  60. Golmaal Returns (2008)
  61. Kaal (2005)
  62. Gunday (2014)
  63. Pyaar Mein Kabhi Kabhi (1999)
  64. Housefull (2010)
  65. Dhamaal (2007)
  66. Bhootnath (2008)
  67. Khel Khel Mein (1975)
  68. Saudagar (1991)
  69. Jhankaar Beats (2003)
  70. Rangrezz (2012)
  71. Badmaash Company (2010)
  72. Khiladi (1992)
  73. Hey Babyy (2007)
  74. Mohabbatein (2000)
  75. Kapoor & Sons (2016)
  76. Desi Boyz (2011)
  77. Mujhse Fraandship Karoge (2011)
  78. Anurodh (1977)
  79. Dosti: Friends Forever (2005)
  80. Ungli (2014)
  81. Chashme Baddoor (2013)
  82. Kyaa Kool Hai Hum (2005)
  83. Namak Haraam (1973)
  84. Turning 30 (2011)
  85. Purani Jeans (2014)
  86. Dil To Pagal Hai (1997)
  87. Andar Baahar (1984)
  88. Shor in the City (2011)
  89. Zanjeer (1973)
  90. Break Ke Baad (2010)
  91. Great Grand Masti (2016)
  92. Kyaa Kool Hain Hum 3 (2016)
  93. Love Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega (2001)
  94. Fugly (2014)
  95. Kucch To Hai (2003)
  96. Kyaa Super Cool Hain Hum (2012)
  97. Bewafai (1985)
  98. Grand Masti (2013)
  99. Calender Girls (2015)
  100. Bhoot and Friends (2010)

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I watch movies fro fun and entertainment but no doubt I discover then and learn lots of things from them.


Indeed, meaningful movies do impact lives.


Oh I like "3 Idiots" so much. I hope they could be able to produce part 2 of the movie. Thank you for suggesting these movies. If I have my available time, I will try searching for the trailers of this movies and choose the best of the best. Thank you for sharing.


Thank you. I'm glad you liked the list of movies. Yes, 3 Idiots was a fun movie that evoked laughs and offered a message. Considering the popularity of the movie, you never know, you may have the filmmaker coming with Part 2.