As October has already set in, pointing towards the arrival of the Karwa Chauth festival on October 17. Karwa Chauth, by the way, you can also call it Indian Valentine’s Day when married Indian women keep a strict fast for the long life of their husbands whereas husbands, in return, present some adorable Karwa Chauth gifts to make their wife feel loved. It’s an offbeat way to show love, care and affection for a life partner.
Karva Chauth celebration in Bollywood films is always shown in grand style. Be it a Diwale Dulhania Le Jayenge or Hum Aapko Hai Kaun, most Bollywood films have changed the whole concept about the festival by adding a glamorous touch to it. As Karwa Chauth is approaching, we have got you a list of favorite movies that show the real beauty of this festival.
Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
DDLJ is one of the hit 90s movies in which Raj-Simran chemistry ruled everyone’s heart. Talking about the Karwa Chauth scene, DDLJ will be on top of this list. As of 2019, over 20 years after its release, no one forget the Raj and Simran’s Karwa Chauth scene when they both fasts for each other and Simran cleverly finds a way to drink water from Raj’s hand. This movie is one of the most romantic movies that will make you believe in the magic of love.
Hum Aapke Hain Kaun
Who can forget the 90s superhit Jodi of Salman Khan & Madhuri Dixit as in Prem-Nisha in Hum Aapke Hain Kaun? It’s been 25 years of this blockbuster movie and the magic of the movie is still fresh on everyone’s mind. Actually, it was this movie that gave birth to the Karwa Chauth trend in Bollywood.
Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham
Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham is one of the blockbuster movies of Karan Johar, which truly shows the real essence and beauty of the Karwa Chauth festival. The way the whole family comes together to celebrate this auspicious festival is truly amazing. The song “Leja Leja” is also featured in the Karwa Chauth scene highlighting all the grand factors like colors, costumes, dance moves, Karwa Chauth pooja thali, etc.
Baghban movie always reminds us of the famous line “Love Knows No Age.” The film displays the love between an adult couple, Raj-Kiran starring Amitabh Bachchan and Hema Malini. The film portrays the Karwa Chauth moment so beautifully that it can bring tears in your eyes. It’s really an emotional scene!
When the strong friendship turns into love, a special bond is created and this can be seen in the Ishq Vishq movie starring Amrita Rao and Shahid Kapoor. In this movie, she fasts for her boyfriend, Shahid Kapoor, with wholeheartedly following every tradition in a beautiful way. This scene also reflects that the time might change, but the rituals of the festival are always followed in the same manner.
Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam
The movie Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam brings us the soul-stirring melody for Karwa Chauth, “Chand Chhupa Badal Mein” which is truly a hummable song even now. This film shows the beauty of the Karwa Chauth festival in the most amazing manner. You will love the on-screen love chemistry between Salman Khan and Aishwarya.
From “Pardesi” song to the “Aaye Ho Meri Zindagi Mein,” every song of this film will take you to the time of the 90s when love is passionate. The songs of this film are a masterpiece, and the sizzling chemistry between the leads, Aamir Khan & Karishma Kapoor is outstanding. This movie features a lovely Karwa Chauth scene when Karishma faint after seeing Aamir Khan in front of her.
Bollywood has given us marvelous movies that prove, no matter how much we people become modern, the essence of the festival will always remain the same. The above-mentioned movies are some of the blockbusters which have won the hearts of viewers in a significant way. To all the lovely ladies as well as husbands who are planning to keep a fast for their better half, Winni wishes you a prosperous life and good health ahead.