Friendship Day Special: Top 12 Bollywood Movies based on Friendship

Friends turn every moment into an occasion and make every day more beautiful. And since Friendship Day is approaching you might be thinking what new should you do on this friendship day with your crime partner to make your bonds of friendship stronger.

Since time immemorial the feeling of friendship has been cherished in the movies. From Jai-Veeru to Bunny-Naina, some memorable friendship bonds have been depicted in movies that seem incomplete without each other.

So grab a seat, take a bowl of popcorn and get ready to experience an influx of emotion with your dear friend by watching the best Bollywood movies based on friendship.

1- Sanju


Raju Hirani’s Sanju (2018) is a real story of superstar Sanjay Dutt where Ranbir Kapoor and Vicky Kahsal narrated Sanjay and his friend Paresh Ghelani’s story. These two friends were always there for each other and glorified the meaning of friendship through their special bond in the film. Their film broke several records and became 2nd highest grosser of all time.

2- 3 Idiots

3 Idiots

This movie is another great choice to watch on friendship day with your dear friend. Rajkumar Hirani directed this movie, and it was released in 2009. This is the story of 3 friends and their ultimate love for their friendship.

Aamir Khan, R. Madhwan, Sharman Joshi and Kareena Kapoor Khan starred in this movie, and it received several nominations, awards and positives responses from both critics and audiences. We bet once you watch this movie, you’ll go totally speechless over the bonding of all of the three friends in this movie.

3- Munna Bhai M.B.B.S

Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.

Who can forget the great bond between circuit and Bhai? Arshad Warsi and Sanjay Dutt’s masterpiece movie will definitely give you new friendship goals. Rajkumar Hirani directed Munna Bhai M.B.BS. This Comedy-drama genre film shows unconditional affection toward a friend, in which a character named circuit doesn’t think twice before doing anything for his best friend, Munna. The film even received National Award as Best Popular Film.

4- Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

One bachelorette trip, a truckload of comedy and three estranged friends! This is a gem to watch with your friend on friendship day. Talented female director of Bollywood, Zoya Akhtar, directed this movie. Film’s story is based on three School friends who plan a bachelor road trip later and enjoy every moment turning it into a memorable affair. Hrithik Roshan, Abhay Deol, and Farhan Akhtar played the lead roles in this movie.

5- Rang De Basanti

Rang De Basanti

A tissue box will be handy if you’re planning to watch this movie with your best friend. Veteran director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra received several awards and nominations and won National Award too for this film. Aamir Khan, Sharman Joshi and Kunal Kapoor played the lead characters in this film. This movie gives the message that true friends are not only there in moments of fun but also fight for you when you do not exist in this world.

6- Rock On!!

Rock On

A musical drama Rock On is based on a story of four friends’ musical band. Abhishek Kapoor directed Rock On (2008), and this movie is still highly popular among youth. Movie’s music, dialogue, and drama were outstanding. You can watch this film with your best friend on Friendship Day.

7- Jaane Tu… Ya Jaane Na

Jaane Tu… Ya Jaane Na

Imran Khan made his Bollywood debut with the film. A. R. Rahman’s music and Abbas Tyrewala’s direction were the two pillars of the film. Genelia’s and Imran’s chemistry was the icing on the cake.

8- Kai Po Che!

Kai Po Che

This film is the adaption of Chetan Bhagat’s novel The 3 Mistakes of My Life. Film’s story based on three ambitious close friends, Sushant Singh Rajput, Amit Sadh and Rajkumar Rao have proved their acting potential through film and received positive responses.

9- Dil Chahta Hai

Dil Chahta Hai

This movie, directed by Farhan Akhtar, truly depicts the essence of friendship.  Film’s story is based on three childhood friends Aamir Khan, Saif Ali Khan and Akshay Khanna who cherish the bonds of friendship together in both happy as well as gloomy times. This movie is a must-watch with your best friend!

10- Dostana



This movie truly depicts that there can be arguments and fights between two friends, but they can never part their ways. The duo Abhishek Bachchan and John Abraham set the stage on fire with their performance in this movie. Priyanka Chopra also got famous with this film as “Desi Girl”.

11- Veere Di Wedding

Veere Di Wedding

Veere Di Wedding

The epic friendship of the four girls in this film left the audience totally amazed. This movie truly depicts that girls don’t always have catfight and jealousy, but they can be there for each other without judging themselves. Kareena Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor, Shikha Talsania and Swara Bhaskar essayed the leading role in this film. This film can be a delight to watch on Friendship Day.

12- Sholay



This list will remain incomplete if we don’t talk about the masterpiece movie Sholay! Even today, people can’t forget about the friendship of Jai and Veeru who always stood next to each other in this film. This oldie goldie classic can be a pleasure to watch with your best friend on Friendship Day.

We wish you happiest friendship day and hope you loved our list of top 10 Bollywood movies on Friendship Day. Leave comments regarding your favourite one.

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