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Diwali 2022: From Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham to Chachi 420, 4 Bollywood films that show the essence of Diwali

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The celebrations for the festival of lights Diwali have already begun. Bollywood is already in festive spirit as it marks the first time in two years that everyone gets to celebrate the joy with their loved ones and well, elaborate parties.

Diwali 2022: From Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham to Chachi 420, 4 Bollywood films that show the essence of Diwali

Diwali 2022: From Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham to Chachi 420, 4 Bollywood films that show the essence of Diwali

We know how Bollywood beautifully captures the essence of Diwali, from giving out smashing dance numbers to grand celebrations to beautifully celebrating our culture in the most creative ways possible. Let’s have a look at 4 iconic Bollywood movies that celebrate the spirit of Diwali:

1) Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham (2001)

Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham is the iconic Bollywood film and one of the most loved titled that beautifully showcases the celebration of the festival of lights. The globally popular family drama features an ensemble cast of Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Kajol and Kareena Kapoor and directed by Karan Johar.

The film has several iconic moments, especially the ones in Diwali where the entire title song takes place with everyone giving costume goals even decades after it’s release.

2) Mohabbatein (2000)

Shah Rukh Khan starrer iconic film Mohabbatein’s Diwali song Pairon Mein Bandhan Hai has the melodious number that has a special place in everyone’s heart. Helmed by Aditya Chopra, the musical romantic drama film also starred Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Uday Chopra, Jugal Hansraj, Jimmy Shergill, Shamita Shetty among others.

The official synopsis read, “Narayan is a strict principal of Gurukul who does not believe in love and forbids his students from following their hearts. However, things take a turn when a music teacher challenges his authority.”

3) Hum Aapke Hain Koun (1994)

The 1994 Bollywood movie has a cute Diwali scene where Renuka Shahne’s character gives birth to a little boy and the whole family celebrates the festival on the occasion of his arrival dancing on the iconic song ‘Dictana.’ Directed by Sooraj Barjatya, the romance muscval starred Madhuri Dixit, Salman Khan, Renuka Shahane, Mohnish Bahl, Anupam Kher among others.

The whole film is a celebration in itself. Despite it being a musical about the grand Indian weddings, the Diwali sequence remains especially enjoyable because of the whole ensemble cast (all A-listers of the ‘90s) coming together with firecrackers and sweets and most of all – encapsulating love in a family during the festival.

4) Chachi 420 (1997)

Kamal Hassan starrer Hindi comedy remake featured Tabu, Amrish Puri, Om Puri, Johnny Walker and Paresh Rawal. The film includes a scene where Kamal Hassan’s Chachi she saves a child from a terrible firecracker incident.

This film has a peculiar Diwali sequence with Kamal Haasan and Tabu being part of the past and present Diwalis. There’s also Fatima Sana Shaikh who played the child of the lead couple in the film that makes it fascinating to watch.

More Pages: Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham Box Office Collection , Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham Movie Review


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