Movies like Devdas

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Devdas (2002)
 7.6
 38K
Devdas (2002)
Original name: देवदास
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 185 min.
Story: Devdas is sent away by his father so he can improve himself but upon his return his father still doesn’t welcome him back. Devdas and Paro are in love but Paro is a lower caste and is set to be married to an older widower. Devdas is devastated & leaves home. He becomes an alcoholic womanizer and falls in love with a courtesan. Paro tries to get Devdas away from drinking before he self destructs.
Style: sentimental, touching, captivating, serious, emotional, realistic, saga
Audience: girls' night
Plot: unfulfilled love, love triangle, self destructing, unfulfillment, forbidden love, love affair, love and romance, couple relations, family relations, destiny, fall in love, alcohol abuse, losing-it hero, true love, romance, family disapproval, parents and children, bollywood, childhood sweetheart, arranged marriage, stepmother stepdaughter relationship, courtesan, stepmother stepson relationship, teenage life, village ...
Time: contemporary, 1900s, 21st century, 20th century, 90s
Place: india, london, england, europe, asia, kolkata

Most similar movies to Devdas

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sentimental films with plots about love and romance, romance, fall in love, bollywood, couples, family relations and love affair mostly in Drama, Romance and Musical genres. Some movies like Devdas: Yash Chopra's Veer-Zaara (2004), As Long as I Live (2012), Straight from the Heart (1999), Oh, My Love (2007), Something Is Happening (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Yash Chopra's Veer-Zaara (2004)
Genre: Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 192 min.
Story: The story of the love between Veer Pratap Singh, an Indian, and Zaara Hayaat Khan, a Pakistani...a love so great it knows no boundaries...
Style: emotional, atmospheric, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: forbidden love, prison, impossible love, rescue, bollywood, muslim, social differences, opposites attract, love affair, against the odds, false accusation, uncover truth ...
Place: india, pakistan, asia, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
As Long as I Live (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 198 min.
Story: An ex-army man, leading a double life in London, must choose between his wife and muse. Jab Tak Hai Jaan movie is a love triangle,and also marks the return of Yash Chopra as a director after eight years. In Jab Tak Hai Jaan, Shahrukh Khan plays ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: true love, fall in love, love triangle, bollywood, bomb, power of love, love and romance, encounter, couples, soldier, journalist, doubts and hesitations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, india, england, kashmir
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Straight from the Heart (1999)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India, Hungary
Duration: 177 min.
Story: Indian-based traditional family of Pundit Darbar (Vikram Gokhale) gets a visit from Sameer Rafilini (Salman Khan), from Italy, who has come as a pupil to learn music and singing. Darbar and his family accept him. Sameer meets Nandini (Aishwarya ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous ...
Plot: arranged marriage, fall in love, forbidden love, unrequited love, dancing, tradition, love triangle, unfulfilled love, romance, forced marriage, dishonesty, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: india, asia, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 7K
Oh, My Love (2007)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Orphaned and homeless Ranbir Raj re-locates to a small town and orders a glass of milk in the RK Bar. He befriends a prostitute by the name of Gulabji, who invites him to spend the night with her, and when he refuses, she re-directs him to Lillian ...
Style: touching, sentimental, stylized, realistic, serious
Plot: prostitute, friendship, love and romance, couples, tragic love, love affair, couple relations, fall in love, small town life, destiny, haunted by the past, idealism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Something Is Happening (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 177 min.
Story: Anjali is left heartbroken when her best friend and secret crush, Rahul, falls in love with Tina. Years later, Tina's young daughter tries to fulfil her mother's last wish of uniting Rahul and Anjali.
Style: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Plot: friendship, fall in love, love triangle, youth, love and romance, crumbling relationship, family life, childhood friends, childhood friend, unfulfilled love, couple relations, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Happiness & Tears (2001)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 210 min.
Story: Orthodox Indian, Raichand, would like his two sons to live together with him and his wife, and get married to girls' of his choice. One of his sons, Rahul, is adopted, while Rohan is his real son. Rahul falls in love with a poor Indian girl ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, emotional, stylized ...
Plot: forbidden love, reunion, bollywood, reconciliation, family tradition, estrangement, longing, couple relations, love and romance, family conflict, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.5
 2K
Umrao Jaan (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 188 min.
Story: Bollywood film about the famous courtesan of the title. Aishwarya Rai stars in the lead role. The film is directed by J.P. Dutta and also stars Shabana Azmi, Sunil Shetty, Abhishek Bachchan, Divya Dutta, Himani Shivpuri and Kulbhushan Kharbanda.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: courtesan, social differences, forbidden love, life is a bitch, society, prostitute, romance, impossible love, destiny, curses spells and rituals, bollywood, kidnapping ...
Time: 19th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 19K
Ram & Leela (2013)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela is an adaptation of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, set in violent times.
Style: captivating, serious, touching, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: date night
Plot: bollywood, wooing, forbidden love, fall in love, love affair, love, marriage, romance, true love, love and romance, death of lover, accidental killing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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A Married Woman (2005)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: They fall in love before they know its meaning, Lolita, orphaned at an early age & Shekhar, who reaches out & gives her the security she craves.They share joys & sorrows through childhood & adolescence,unknown to them ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, atmospheric, touching, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, family relations, fall in love, couple relations, true love, friendship, social differences, romance, family problems, childhood sweetheart, bollywood, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: india, asia, kolkata
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 4K
Raincoat (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Tells the story of two lovers, separated by destiny, who meet again one day. This encounter allows each to realize the truth about the lives they are living.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, gloomy
Audience: date night
Plot: lovers reunited, love affair, unfulfilled love, haunted by the past, romance, childhood sweetheart, selflessness, bittersweet, business venture, unfulfillment, love and romance, cigarette smoking ...
Place: asia, india, kolkata
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 30K
Jodhaa Akbar (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: India
Duration: 213 min.
Story: Jodhaa Akbar is a sixteenth century love story about a marriage of alliance that gave birth to true love between a great Mughal Emperor, Akbar and a Rajput princess, Jodhaa.
Style: epic, serious, captivating, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: true love, love and romance, culture clash, royal family, bollywood, ruler, emperor, royal court, politics, dishonesty, initially antagonists, princess ...
Time: 16th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Tomorrow May Never Come (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 186 min.
Story: Naina is a very serious girl with a very serious life. But one day, her soul is awakened by the happy-go-lucky Aman, who teaches her that life is meant to be lived. Naturally, she falls in love with him. But Aman is harboring a secret that keeps him ...
Style: sincere, touching, realistic, serious, tragic ending
Plot: terminal illness, bollywood, neighbor, basketball, diary, tragic event, secret, romance, best friends, family life, unfulfilled love, death of parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Hum Tumhare Hain Sanam (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 174 min.
Story: Radha and Suraj have been friends since childhood. Gopal has been in love with Radha ever since they spent a few years together as kids. Years later, Gopal's guardian proposes to Radha a marriage with Gopal, and she accepts.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: bollywood, friendship, family relations, family problems, best friends, unfulfillment, romance, false accusation, misunderstanding, wedding, jealousy, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.1
 27K
Love Stories (2000)
Genre: Musical, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 216 min.
Story: In India, open romance is forbidden, as is showing affection in public. A college principal named Narayan is a strong believer in this, aware that a male student named Vicky is in love with Ishika; while another male student is hopelessly in love ...
Style: realistic, serious, romantic, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: discipline, boss, forbidden love, friendship, tradition, true love, against the rules, love and romance, youth, fall in love, love affair, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
Place: india, england, asia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.4
 3K
Moments (1991)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 187 min.
Story: Viren (Anil Kapoor) who travels to Rajasthan with his governess, affectionately called Dai Jaa (Waheeda Rehman). He meets the beautiful Pallavi (Sridevi) and he instantly falls in love with her. However, she also happens to be older then him, though ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, unfulfilled love, love triangle, love affair, true love, fall in love, love and romance, opposites attract, unfulfillment, romance, bittersweet, dancing ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, europe, england, india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.4
 2K
Sometimes (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 177 min.
Story: A story spanning two generations, where two lovers are forced to marry against their will, but hold onto memories of their romance. Years later circumstances force them to confront their spouses, their children and each other.
Style: touching, sentimental, epic, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, unfulfillment, love and romance, young lovers, romance, love affair, parents and children, unfulfilled love, true love, destiny, fall in love, bollywood ...
Time: 20th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.1
 9K
Josh (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Shah Rukh Khan and Sharad Kapoor are the leaders of the two rival gangs. Aishwarya Rai is Shah Rukh Khan's twin sister. Shah Rukh is in love with Priya Gill. Chandrachur Singh is Sharad Kapoor's younger brother who studies in a catering ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, captivating, melancholic, exciting
Plot: gang, rivalry, street gang, siblings relations, love affair, twins, family relations, crimes, love and romance, fall in love, bollywood, gang war ...
Time: 90s
Place: india, asia, goa india
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
My Heart Is Yours (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 185 min.
Story: Some twenty years ago Sarita promised to raise her husband's love child (Shalu) together with their own daughter (Nimmi). The girls grow up as the best of friends but Sarita has never been able to forgive Shalu her background. It doesn't ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, captivating
Plot: bollywood, forbidden love, love affair, family relations, romance, fall in love, parents and children, true love, unlikely couple, opposites attract, love triangle, sister sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Movie in collections
Wuthering Heights (2003)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A musical version of the classic story set in the modern day.
Style: realistic, sentimental, serious, stylized
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: teenage life, love affair, love triangle, social differences, young lovers, opposites attract, couples, forbidden love, infidelity, youth, tragic love, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.8
 11K
Romeo & Juliet (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In Verona, bad blood between the Montague and Capulet families leads to much bitterness. Despite the hostility, Romeo Montague manages an invitation to a masked ball at the estate of the Capulets and meets Juliet, their daughter. The two are ...
Style: romantic, dramatic, touching, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, young lovers, star crossed lovers, true love, family feud, tragic love, love and romance, shakespeare's romeo and juliet, uninhibited rivalry, parents and children, family relations, shakespeare ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.1
 195
Desire (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Musical
Country: India
Duration: 152 min.
Story: A story bout a relationship that's ended. Khwahish traces the sexy, funny and intense relationship of Amar Ranawat(Himanshu Malik) and Lekha Khorzuvekar (Mallika Sherawat) from the time they meet in the last semester of college, their quirky ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: terminal illness, romance, bollywood, class differences, love and romance, young lovers, youth, couples, hopes, life is a bitch, college, true love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.6
 14K
Chalte Chalte (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 167 min.
Story: Priya Chopra is a fashion designer and Raj Mathur owns a small trucking company. They meet on the road, quarrel, and then fall for each other. Priya, who is already engaged, must decide whether she will marry her fiancé or leave him for Raj. Love ...
Style: semi serious, sincere, humorous, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: fall in love, friendship, family relations, family life, hopes, couple relations, infidelity, on the road, bollywood, male female relationship, husband wife relationship, wooing ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, greece, asia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Yash Chopra's Moonlight (1989)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 186 min.
Story: Chandni was a blockbuster in 1989 and is one of the most successful films of Indian cinema. The huge profits of this musical brought an end to director Yash Chopra's lean phase. The platinum success of its music was instrumental in ending the ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, wedding, love and romance, bittersweet, fall in love, social differences, love affair, true love, bollywood, unfulfilled love, romance, starting over ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: asia, india, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Never Say Goodbye (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 193 min.
Story: Dev and Maya are both married to different people. Settled into a life of domestic ritual, and convinced that they are happy in their respective relationships, they still yearn for something deeper and more meaningful, which is precisely what they ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: bollywood, infidelity, couple relations, true love, love affair, family relations, parents and children, fall in love, romance, crumbling marriage, family problems, jealous spouse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
I Will Love Him Till the End of Time (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 197 min.
Story: Main Prem Ki Diwani Hoon is the story of Sanjana (Kareena Kapoor), a girl of today's generation full of life and vibrant ecstasy. She lives life on her own terms and gets very upset when her mother Susheela (Himani Shivpuri), arranges for her ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, realistic, flamboyance
Plot: fall in love, love triangle, true love, family relations, destiny, love affair, romance, unfulfilled love, siblings relations, mistaken identity, looking for love, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
A Thousand Colours (2008)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 169 min.
Story: A son deals with the death of his father and examines how their relationship influences him through growing up, romance, tragedy and adventure.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: family relations, couples, coming of age, parents and children, love and romance, youth, fall in love, tragic love, father son relationship, marriage, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.4
 2K
Refugee (2000)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 207 min.
Story: The films tells the story of an un-named Indian Muslim, who helps illegal refugees from both India and Pakistan to cross the border through the Great Rann of Kutch. The film is attributed to have been inspired by the short story "Love Across ...
Style: serious, sentimental, sincere, tense, realistic ...
Plot: soldier, love affair, fall in love, romance, society, family relations, destiny, mistaken identity, parents and children, estrangement, bollywood, orphan ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: pakistan, india, new delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.8
 8K
The Classic (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Shy Ji-hae's friend is having problems expressing her feelings to the boy she loves, so she asks Ji-hae to write e-mails to him in her name. As the boy falls in love with her letters, Ji-hae discovers the story of her mother's romance ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, touching, non-linear
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, social differences, love triangle, society, romance, love affair, family relations, fall in love, young lovers, youth, diary, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 60s, 21st century, 20th century
Place: korea, asia, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
To Fall in Love (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 159 min.
Story: Prem Kapoor, an aspiring popstar, lives with his elder sister, Neelu, and brother-in-law, Vinod. Prem is in love with Nisha and both hope to marry soon...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, remake of american film
Plot: womanizer, friendship, wedding, true love, looking for love, fall in love, love affair, family life, unfulfilled love, couples, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.5
 10K
QsQT (1988)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Both Dhanraj Singh and Randhir Singh are two bitter and old time enemies. They faced a disastrous situation when there children, Raj and Rashmi falls deeply in love. They openly declares there hatred for one another and will do anything in there ...
Style: touching, emotional, gloomy, realistic, semi serious
Plot: forbidden love, love affair, bollywood, fall in love, love and romance, family relations, couples, society, romance, vengeance, couple relations, young love ...
Time: 80s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%