Movies like Devdas

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Devdas (2002)
 7.5
 42K
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, serious, captivating, emotional, rough, tear jerker, sincere, thought provoking, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: unfulfilled love, love triangle, self destructing, unfulfillment, family disapproval, love and romance, love affair, forbidden love, tragic love, couple relations, family relations, destiny, fall in love, alcohol abuse, childhood sweetheart, courtesan, losing-it hero, romance, true love, family values, power of love, unsupportive parent, parents and children, first love, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 90s, 1900s
Place: india, london, england, asia, europe, kolkata

Most similar movies to Devdas

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sentimental and touching films with plots about love and romance, romance, bollywood, fall in love, couples, love affair and love mostly in Drama, Romance and Musical genres. Some movies like Devdas: Umrao Jaan (2006), Yash Chopra's Veer-Zaara (2004), Ram & Leela (2013), Jodhaa Akbar (2008), Oh, My Love (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.3
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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: captivating, emotional, sentimental, touching, serious ...
Plot: courtesan, life is a bitch, social differences, forbidden love, prostitute, romance, society, destiny, impossible love, curses spells and rituals, kidnapping, abduction ...
Time: 19th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: serious, captivating, atmospheric, emotional, realistic
Plot: forbidden love, impossible love, opposites attract, prison, rescue, muslim, uncover truth, against the odds, social differences, love affair, false accusation, life is a bitch ...
Place: india, pakistan, middle east, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.4
 20K
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, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wooing, forbidden love, love affair, fall in love, love, marriage, romance, true love, love and romance, death of lover, accidental killing, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 32K
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, captivating, serious, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: true love, love and romance, emperor, royal family, culture clash, ruler, royal court, dishonesty, politics, princess, historical character, sword fight ...
Time: 16th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 5.2
 8K
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: realistic, serious, touching, stylized, sentimental ...
Plot: prostitute, friendship, love and romance, tragic love, fall in love, couple relations, love affair, couples, small town life, idealism, destiny, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Straight from the Heart (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India, Hungary
Duration: 188 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: realistic, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, touching ...
Plot: dancing, forbidden love, fall in love, forced marriage, unrequited love, tradition, love triangle, romance, unfulfilled love, dishonesty, couples, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: india, asia, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: realistic, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Plot: friendship, fall in love, love triangle, crumbling relationship, family life, youth, love and romance, childhood friend, couples, family relations, love affair, unfulfilled love ...
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, emotional, sentimental, stylized ...
Plot: forbidden love, reconciliation, family tradition, estrangement, love and romance, couple relations, family relations, family problems, couples, misfit, social misfits, arranged marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 7.2
 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: serious, realistic, captivating, touching, gloomy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, love and romance, opposites attract, unfulfillment, bittersweet, love affair, love triangle, true love, fall in love, unfulfilled love, couples, older man younger woman relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, asia, india, england, europe
⇓ 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: touching, sentimental, realistic, serious, gloomy
Audience: date night
Plot: lovers reunited, love affair, haunted by the past, unfulfilled love, romance, childhood sweetheart, selflessness, bittersweet, love and romance, unfulfillment, business venture, cockroach ...
Place: asia, india, kolkata
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, captivating, atmospheric, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, fall in love, couple relations, couples, family relations, family in crisis, love triangle, parents and children, social differences, love affair, romance, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: india, asia, kolkata
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
As Long as I Live (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 176 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, sentimental, emotional, serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: true love, love triangle, fall in love, bomb, power of love, soldier, love and romance, couples, encounter, artists and showbiz, journalist, doubts and hesitations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, india, england, kashmir
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, realistic, touching, serious, tragic ending
Plot: terminal illness, diary, basketball, neighbor, romance, best friends, tragic event, secret, family life, unfulfilled love, starting over, depression ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 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: realistic, serious, saga, captivating, epic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: young lovers, romance, unfulfillment, love and romance, true love, love affair, parents and children, unfulfilled love, fall in love, love triangle, destiny, step siblings ...
Time: 20th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Hum Tumhare Hain Sanam (2002)
Genre: Comedy, 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: semi serious, touching, realistic, emotional
Plot: friendship, family relations, best friends, unfulfillment, family problems, romance, dysfunctional marriage, insecurity, blind woman, misunderstanding, jealousy, wedding ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.0
 29K
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: serious, realistic, romantic, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: discipline, boss, forbidden love, friendship, tradition, true love, against the rules, fall in love, teenage life, love affair, youth, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: india, england, asia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Water and Fire (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A pretty young girl falls for an enigmatic, shy man who sweeps her off her feet. She becomes pregnant but is not allowed to tell him. His advisers are adamant. Back home, they have set up a wedding with the daughter of an antagonistic family and ...
Style: sentimental, suspenseful, serious, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: love and romance, rich and poor, love triangle, fall in love, love affair, rivalry, vengeance, romance, haunted by the past, power relations, destiny, love story ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.1
 213
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: sexy, serious, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: terminal illness, romance, class differences, love and romance, youth, young lovers, couples, life is a bitch, hopes, college, rich and poor, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 10K
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, exciting, melancholic
Plot: gang, rivalry, street gang, twins, siblings relations, love affair, family relations, love and romance, crimes, fall in love, attempted murder, gang war ...
Time: 90s
Place: india, asia, goa india
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.5
 15K
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, sentimental, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: fall in love, friendship, family relations, family life, hopes, couple relations, on the road, infidelity, male female relationship, husband wife relationship, wooing, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, greece, asia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: infidelity, family relations, couple relations, love affair, true love, jealous spouse, family problems, couples, fall in love, parents and children, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.2
 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, sincere, sentimental, tense, realistic ...
Plot: soldier, fall in love, love affair, family relations, society, romance, destiny, mistaken identity, parents and children, estrangement, immigrants, orphan ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: pakistan, india, new delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: serious, sentimental, realistic, stylized
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: young lovers, love affair, teenage life, social differences, love triangle, youth, tragic love, opposites attract, fall in love, couples, romance, forbidden love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Movie in collections
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: serious, realistic, captivating, touching
Plot: forbidden love, love affair, romance, opposites attract, unlikely couple, family relations, fall in love, parents and children, true love, love triangle, sister sister relationship, rivals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: realistic, serious, emotional, sentimental
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: wedding, love triangle, love affair, unfulfilled love, true love, social differences, fall in love, lovers apart, couples, renewed love, disability, bittersweet ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: india, asia, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, remake of american film
Plot: friendship, womanizer, wedding, looking for love, fall in love, love affair, true love, couples, unfulfilled love, family life, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Cherished Memories (2001)
Genre: Musical, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 171 min.
Story: Raj Singh Puri has a very wealthy friend in Lalit Kumar Malhotra, and his wife, Nalini. After the passing away of his wife, Shalini, Raj has become more dependent on the Malhotras, and they have offered him support and solace in his time of need. ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, emotional
Plot: family relations, fall in love, siblings relations, young lovers, parents and children, romance, win over, sister sister relationship, husband wife relationship, materialism, love, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, london, malaysia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.1
 29K
Romance 2 (2013)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A young woman meets a failing musician who launches her singing career, but their relationship is doomed when people assume he's with her for her fame and fortune.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: love and romance, tragic love, musician's life, follow your dream, artists and showbiz, fall in love, romance, relationship vs career, alcohol abuse, artist, couples, family disapproval ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Dance Baby Dance (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 138 min.
Story: London, an overcrowded cafe, one table to share. Two strangers tell each other “how I met my fiancé” stories to kill time. Rikki (Abhishek Bachchan) met his fiance Anaida (Lara Dutta) at the Ritz in Paris and Alvira (Preity Zinta) met her ...
Style: feel good, stylized, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, destiny, social differences, friendship, unfulfilled love, love triangle, unfulfillment, friends, breakup, couples, couple relations, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, london, england, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.8
 558K
The Notebook (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An epic love story centered around an older man who reads aloud to a woman with Alzheimer's. From a faded notebook, the old man's words bring to life the story about a couple who is separated by World War II, and is then passionately ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, romantic, motivational ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: romance, fall in love, true love, love and romance, love story, power of love, lovers reunited, love triangle, social differences, love affair, young lovers, love at first sight ...
Time: 1940s, 90s, 20th century, post world war two
Place: south carolina, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%