DDLJ leads the list but which other films make it to the list of films between 1995 and 2015

British Film Institute lists 10 Great Bollywood love films!

India News Bulletin Desk

British Film Institute, the non-profit organization in the UK that promotes the access and promotion of the art of film and television programmes, has released a list of the great 10 Bollywood love films of all times between 1990 to 2015. The list celebrates the all-time classic Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge as the top best Bollywood romance film.

From Yash Chopra's films to Sanjay Leela Bhansali's opulent dramas, some movies made it to the cut while the rest didn't. Although blockbusters such as Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Dil to Pagal Hai, Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna are missing, the BFI list compiled between 1995 and 2015 mentions all the great films. Offbeat love stories such as Hasee toh Phasee and Dum Laga ke Haisha also make it to the list as do period films such as Lootera and Ram-Leela.

The list features all time hits of Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Deepika Padukone, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Kajol, Saif Ali Khan, Ranveer Singh, Kareena Kapoor and Sonakshi Sinha among others.

Here's the full list of BFI's great Bollywood films between 1995 and 2015:

  1. Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995)
    SRK-Kajol's iconic romance set in Europe, London and Punjab - DDLJ- top-most romantic Bollywood film rates British Film Institute
  2. Bombay (1995)
    Manisha Koirala and Arvind Swamy's contemporary classic is one of the best romantic films from Bollywood, according to BFI
  3. Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam (1999)
    Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam showed blossoming romance between Nandini and Sameer but it is true love after marriage that makes this film great
  4. Veer Zaara (2004)
    The border-themed love story between an Indian and Pakistani citizen makes this film a timeless romantic classic
  5. Jab We Met (2007)
    Opposites attract! In Jab We Met, a bubbly and talkative Kareena Kapoor is loved by a serious, cynical Shahid Kapoor
  6. Love Aaj Kal (2009)
    Twi parallel love stories at two different eras highlight how love has changed over time. But the young couple realise the meaning of true love really hasn't changed making Love Aaj Kal a classic romantic film
  7. Lootera (2013)
    Sonakshi Sinha and Ranveer Singh's period film also makes it to the BFI list
  8. Goliyon ki Raasleela Ram-Leela (2013)
    Star-crossed lovers Ram Leela in this Sanjay Leela Bhansali film live a love-hate relationship and endure pain for each other
  9. Hasee toh Phasee (2014)
    Quirky, nerdy girl is hardly a romantic muse in Bollywood films, but Parineeti Chopra charms her to-be brother-in-law with her innocence, simplicity and endearing quirkiness making this a cute Bollywood romantic film
  10. Dum Laga ke Haisha (2015)
    Another offbeat film which shows that love is beyond mere looks and body stats - this coming of age film is also cited by BFI as one of the greatest Bollywood films
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