Best Movies to Watch with Friends on a Lazy Weekend: Bollywood Tadka

FRIENDS! People who know how crazy you are but still want to be seen with you in public. These are the people with whom you do not need words to talk, it’s the facial expressions that alone works well. But with time, we become so engrossed in our lives, that memories which were once life start fading.  Movies are the best way to relive the everlasting bonds with your best buddies. Starting from the golden era movies to the present blockbusters, here is a list of best movies to watch with friends. Tag your friends in the relatable movies that describe your unbreakable bond. 

8 Best Movies to Watch with Friends: Reliving the Old Memories

1. Anand (1971)

Directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee, this is an outstanding movie starring the superstar of 70s Rajesh Khanna. It is an inspiring movie with a deep spiritual message of humanism. It gives us a strong message that no matter how peculiar circumstances are you should always follow the live-love-laugh life mantras. The story of a cancer patient Anand and how he teaches his doctor-turned-friend valuable lessons for life. The true story of love, faith, inspiration, and friendship will be engraved in your hearts forever. So, this weekend why not check out what was friendship all about in the 70s.

2. Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998) 

Directed by Karan Johar, it is one of the best movies to watch with friends on a lazy Sunday afternoon. No matter how many times you have seen this movie, you will never get bored to watch it again. This movie popularized the idea of celebrating friendship day and tying friendship bands. The bond of Anjali and Rahul that later blossoms into love give a message that friendship is the foundation of love. 

3. Dil Chahta Hai (2001)

Before you watch this movie, just book your tickets to Goa with your best friends because you surely will want that after watching the movie. Directed by Farhan Akhtar, it is the story of three inseparable childhood friends who have recently finished their college. The complexities of human emotions and the bond of the trio will stay in your hearts forever. The wonderful story of three friends who fight and part their ways trying to figure out life gives this movie an emotional touch. Will they reunite? Will they ever again see each other? Check out yourself by watching out this marvelous movie with your best friend.

4. Munna Bhai MBBS (2003)

The friendship between Munna and Circuit has never failed to make us laugh. A perfect movie for a light weekend. Directed by Rajkumar Hirani, it is the story of a gangster who does every possible blunder to fulfill his father’s dream of becoming a doctor. The duo of Sanjay Dutt and Arshad Warsi proves to be the naughtiest. This movie gives a strong message that no matter what you do, how powerful you are, you will always need a friend to help you out in every circumstance. From getting Munna Bhai admission to helping him manage everything, Circuit was there in every moment of his life. Constant support through good times and bad times. And, I guess this is what friends do. 

5. 3 Idiots (2009)

Directed by Rajkumar Hirani, the inspiring, humorous, and loving story of Rancho, Raju, and Farhan will make you believe how finding great college friends can make your life so much better. The sheer simplicity of their friendship will take you back to your school or college time when spending time with the same crazy brains was the best thing of the day. This movie will surely remain etched in the memories of all the film lovers. 


6. Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011)

Make this weekend perfect by enjoying a grand cinematic experience. Directed by Zoya Akhtar, this is the story of three friends who go on an adventurous road trip in Spain to discover their inhibitions and worst fears of life. The most important thing the movie teaches us is that ‘Everyone needs a break once in a while’. Once in a while, you should get away from your busy work schedule and spend some quality time with your family and friends. You can literally feel the emotions when one of the characters (played by Ritik Roshan) during the trip realizes how much he has missed out in life. So, this weekend balance your emotional momentum by watching this epic movie.

7. Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani (2013)

Do you miss your friends? Want to go back to the time when life was all about studying, eating, roaming, and gossiping? You can feel all the emotional connections of friendship and love in this movie. Directed by Ayan Mukerji, this story is of four friends Kabir, Aditi, Avni, and Naina who are poles apart but still so close to each other. This movie proves that true happiness lies when you are with your best friends. It is a refreshing take on the life of youths, their aspirations, madness, and goals. From being together to not meeting for years, here is a strong message that some bonds are irreplaceable and never change. 

8. Veere Di Wedding (2018) 

Directed by Shashanka Ghosh, it is one of the most entertaining movies to watch with friends. It is a signal that sometimes what’s more important is to reunite with old friends and just live life on your own terms. This weekend get ready to relive everlasting bonds and childhood friendships. 

Concluding Thoughts

Jokes, tears, memories, fights, gossiping, laughter, and dreams, we all have come a long way with our friends and the journey will continue. Though we were different and did not agree on the same stuff, we always had each other’s back. Cheers to all the wonderful friendships, to all the amazing people with whom you can laugh to no extent and who you can cry to when times are tough. Let us know in the comments which movie you would love to watch with your friends!