Awaken Siblinghood In Filmy Style, This Raksha Bandhan
What are the odds that a sleeping beauty(sister) and party lover(brother) can find themselves binge-watching movies together at any given day? Look it up, and you will find a hundred and one reasons about the larger than life movies that you can’t get enough of them.
Bollywood movies are an extension of our souls. For decades, cinema has been gratifying us with soul-touching stories, lovable characters, and melliferous songs. From love to hate to friendship, myriad hues of relationship have been celebrated in Bollywood, widely. One such relation is siblinghood. The Hindi film fraternity has shown affinity towards the brother-sister relationship blessing us with timeless pieces of work that we cherish till date.
The season of Shravan paves way for Indian Festivals, the first being Raksha Bandhan. This festival honours the divine relationship of a brother-sister. Apart from the customary ritual of tying rakhi and exchange of gifts, every brother and sister make this day special for each other in their unique ways.
Some reminiscence old memories, while the majority of them spend time with their families and friends. If you want to celebrate the joy of siblinghood in a different yet passionate manner, then consider watching a movie with your sibling.
We have curated a list of best Bollywood movies that portray the diverse shades of siblinghood in glorious ways. So, feel the nostalgia.
1. Jane Tu Ya Jaane Na
The movie that stars the childhood crushes of you both. Imran Khan and Genelia D’ Souza. Though a romantic comedy, the film beautifully showcase the brother-sister relationship that many fail to notice. The constant brawls between the brother (played by Prateik Babbar) and sister (Genelia D’Souza) in the movie is an ideal take on the mischievousness that exists between siblings. On the other hand, their supportive attitude towards one another celebrates the unconditional love of brother-sister. It is one of those movies that every brother-sister can relate to, hence the perfect choice of the day.
2. Dil Dhadkne Do
The perfect partners in crime, Aisha and Kabir share a camaraderie that is commendable. Despite having a rough family, they both are strongly knit together and would always stand behind each other like a solid rock. The candid and non-judgemental opinions that both of them share about each other in the movie will surely steal your hearts away! As a brother and sister, if you share the same feelings, then do watch it once again to revive the sweet moments.
3. Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
When two extremely talented personas are together onscreen, you are bound to get goosebumps. That’s exactly this film has done to most of us. The showcase of immense love between Milkha (Milkhu for his sister) and Isri left us teary-eyed. This sibling pair shared a lot of compassion, love for each other and they looked after each other even after losing their family throughout the movie that captures our heart. The movie sends across a strong message that everything is short-lived, but siblings are forever. Something that even the festival of Raksha Bandhan teaches us.
Would you ever imagine the most talented and wonderful looking actors as brothers and sisters in a movie? Well, Shahrukh Khan and Aishwarya Rai made us think so by doing this. The sister is free-spirited and the elder brother is a tyrant, thus ideally capturing the essence of a relationship shared by an elder brother and younger sister. Watch the movie, and you shall find yourself and your sibling in the shoes of either two.
5. Pyaar Kiya Toh Darna Kya
The movie showed us the crazy love of Salman Khan for her heroine Kajol, but as apart of the storyline, the movie also showed us the protectiveness of a brother for his sister. Arbaaz Khan was seen as playing the role of a protective brother. In the movie, he shields his sister from every problem and ensures the best for her. That’s exactly how brothers are. Isn’t it?
6. Hum Apke Hai Kaun
A vision of Sooraj Barjatya, this film showed the relationship that exists between two brothers and two sisters. Interestingly, here the younger siblings readily sacrifice their happiness for the sake of their elder siblings. A rare sight to witness in real life.
7. Hum Saath Saath Hain
A family drama that celebrates the togetherness of a family and loving relationship between brothers and sisters. The film gives us a glimpse of unconditional love, warmth, and care shared by brothers and sisters that get deeper in times of adversity. Watch this movie not only with your sibling but your whole family and celebrate togetherness.
This is not the end. Bollywood has given us movies that excellently capture siblinghood in one way or the other. This Raksha Bandhan, spend some time together watching movies that enliven your love for each other.