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Straight from the Heart (1999)
 7.5
 17K
Straight from the Heart (1999)
Original name: हम दिल दे चुके सनम
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 Rai), Darbar's daughter, and both fall in love. But Darbar wants Nandini to wed Vanraj (Ajay Devgan), and has Sameer swear that he will leave India.
Style: sentimental, realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious, stylized
Plot: arranged marriage, forbidden love, fall in love, unrequited love, dancing, tradition, love triangle, romance, unfulfilled love, forced marriage, couple relations, couples, dishonesty, love of one's life, loveless marriage, singer, bollywood, love and romance, artists and showbiz, society, musician's life, culture clash, conservative, hindu, hinduism ...
Time: 90s
Place: india, asia, italy

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Most similar movies to Straight from the Heart

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and sentimental films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, bollywood, fall in love, love and couple relations mostly in Romance, Drama and Musical genres. Some movies like Straight from the Heart: Bride & Prejudice (2004), Devdas (2002), Oh, My Love (2007), QsQT (1988), Let's Fall in Love... Again (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Bride & Prejudice (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: UK, USA, India
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A Bollywood update of Jane Austen's classic tale, in which Mrs. Bakshi is eager to find suitable husbands for her four unmarried daughters. When the rich single gentlemen Balraj and Darcy come to visit, the Bakshis have high hopes, though ...
Style: feel good, romantic, humorous, colourful, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: opposites attract, initially antagonists, bollywood, culture clash, unlikely couple, jane austen, couple relations, class differences, love and romance, social differences, society, modern day adaptation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: india, london, california, usa, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.6
 39K
Devdas (2002)
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 ...
Style: captivating, touching, sentimental, emotional, saga ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: unfulfilled love, love triangle, self destructing, unfulfillment, forbidden love, love affair, love and romance, couple relations, destiny, family relations, fall in love, alcohol abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 1900s, 90s
Place: india, london, asia, england, europe ...
⇓ 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 ⇓
56%
 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, couples, family relations, love and romance, vengeance, couple relations, society, romance, young love ...
Time: 80s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Let's Fall in Love... Again (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 165 min.
Story: College nerd, Agastya Rao alias Champu, has a crush on Piya Goel, and is thrilled when she invites him to a dance, only to be heart-broken when he finds out that she really digs another guy. Years later, when he finds out that his college sweetheart ...
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, emotional, semi serious
Plot: love triangle, college, young lovers, couple relations, teenage love, wooing, unfulfilled love, couples, astronaut, singleness, bollywood, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Namastey London (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Indian-born Manmohan Malhotra decided to re-locate to London, England, established himself, returned to India, got married to Bebo, and after a period of 4 years got a visa for her so that she could live with him. Shortly thereafter she gave birth ...
Style: feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous, romantic ...
Plot: culture clash, arranged marriage, family relations, romance, love and romance, parents and children, love triangle, looking for love, couples, fall in love, bollywood, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, london, england, asia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: sentimental, atmospheric, touching, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, fall in love, friendship, family relations, couples, love affair, parents and children, social differences, bollywood, love triangle, family in crisis, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: india, asia, kolkata
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Sometimes Yes, Sometimes No (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Sunil belongs to a middle-class family, and is intent in pursuing his career with a music group, despite of his dad disapproval. Sunil is also in love with Anna, but Anna does not really love him, but likes him as a friend. Sunil is persistent, but ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: music band, bollywood, love triangle, romance, love and romance, unfulfilled love, parents and children, wooing, family relations, couples, studying, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india, asia, goa india
⇓ 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 friend, childhood friends, unfulfilled love, couple relations, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Main Aurr Mrs Khanna (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Three people, each having different aspirations from life, are caught in a tangle of emotions and don’t know the way out. There’s a husband and wife with love eroding from their life. And there’s a single, happy-go-lucky dude who falls in love ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, emotional
Plot: love triangle, couple relations, starting over, fall in love, unemployment, couples, family problems, romance, hopes, love and romance, bollywood, marriage counselor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: singapore, australia, asia, new delhi, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, bollywood, reunion, reconciliation, family tradition, estrangement, longing, love and romance, couple relations, family conflict, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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, unfulfillment, love and romance, business venture, bittersweet, trenchcoat ...
Place: asia, india, kolkata
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Khamoshi: The Musical (1996)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Goa based Joseph Braganza and his wife Flavy, devout Catholics, are both deaf and mute. He makes a living selling soap bars door to door. Flavy gets pregnant and gives birth to a daughter who they name Annie, who can speak and hear much to their ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional
Plot: pregnancy, love and romance, family, dealing with death, youth, young lovers, follow your dream, hopes, family problems, mute or deaf, romance, death in the family ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Those Seven Days (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Maya, coming from poor family, is married to the affluent Dr. Anand; but she tries to commit suicide on the nuptial night. She tells Anand that she was in love with Prem whose ambition was to be a music director. He too was in love with her but ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: true love, love affair, bollywood, couples, love and romance, family, romance, hopes, couple relations, fall in love, sick mother, love triangle ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.5
 9K
Rangeela (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A poor young woman, who dreams of Bollywood fame, is caught in a love triangle between her childhood friend and a famous actor.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, bollywood, film within a film, romance, unfulfilled love, fall in love, celebrity culture, showbiz, couple relations, rich and poor, artists and showbiz, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, india, goa india
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: friendship, womanizer, 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 ⇓
31%
 5.7
 11K
Partner (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: The only male child in the family that sired six daughters, Prem has empathy towards the fair sex and decides to assist males to woo women so much so that he becomes popular as the 'Love Guru'. Amongst the men he assists are Bhaskar ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental, remake of american film
Plot: friendship, honeymoon, fall in love, looking for love, wooing, couple relations, dishonesty, romance, love and romance, opposites attract, couples, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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, romance, destiny, love affair, love and romance, hopes, couples, siblings relations, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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, serious ...
Plot: courtesan, life is a bitch, social differences, forbidden love, impossible love, destiny, society, prostitute, romance, curses spells and rituals, bollywood, kidnapping ...
Time: 19th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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: gloomy, sentimental, emotional, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: true love, love affair, love triangle, unfulfilled love, fall in love, love and romance, opposites attract, unfulfillment, romance, couples, bittersweet, song ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, asia, india, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Kisna: The Warrior Poet (2005)
Genre: Drama, History, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 171 min.
Story: The film is set in the India of the tumultuous 1930's when nationalists fighting for the country's independence rose up as one, urging the British to quit. At this time, a young Indian, Kisna befriends and then shields a British girl ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: forbidden love, love triangle, chase, social differences, woman in danger, couple relations, political unrest, fall in love, family relations, romance, society, state affairs ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 40s
Place: india, new delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Para Para Sakura (2001)
Genre: Musical, Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Story: Phillip (Aaron Kwok) is a dance instructor who holds a class devoted to the latest dance craze, Para Para. While in Shanghai, he meets Yee (Cecilia Cheung), a spoiled rich girl who is running away from her impending arranged marriage. Soon, Yee ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, sincere, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: true love, couples, romance, fall in love, love affair, wedding, bittersweet, dancer's life, love and romance, artists and showbiz, dancing, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 6.8
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Yes Boss (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 163 min.
Story: There are lots of poor people in India who want to get rich soon. A woman named Seema is one of them. She is very beautiful and has an admirer by the name of Sidharth. This man is very rich, and says he wants to marry Seema. But Seema finds out that ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: womanizer, bollywood, love and romance, dishonesty, romance, advertising, love triangle, chaos and mayhem, infidelity, couple relations, fall in love, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
When Love Calls (1989)
Genre: Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 192 min.
Story: Karan (Alok Nath) lives in a small house with his only daughter, Suman (Bhagyashree). He decides to travel overseas in Dubai, in the Persian Gulf, so that he can accumulate enough wealth to get his daughter married. He decides to leave his daughter ...
Style: touching, emotional, sexual, sexy, captivating ...
Plot: family life, fall in love, bollywood, romance, love and romance, family relations, love of one's life, pigeon, wealth, friendship, fight, urination ...
Time: 80s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Dance Baby Dance (2007)
Genre: Drama, 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: stylized, feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, love triangle, social differences, destiny, unfulfilled love, friendship, unfulfillment, couples, breakup, couple relations, bollywood, terminal illness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, london, paris france, europe, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.7
 40K
Rockstar (2011)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 159 min.
Story: An uninhibited youth woos the hottest about-to-be-married college girl. He rises to become a rock-star - then self-destructs.
Style: realistic, sentimental, serious, touching, emotional
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: adultery, terminal illness, rock music, love and romance, fall in love, lovers, musician's life, artists and showbiz, star, romance, bollywood, rebellious youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Dying in Athens (2006)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Andreas, an Art History Professor at the Athens School of Fine Arts, is involved both with a sexy intellectual French-Greek woman and a young student of his despite being in love with his beautiful wife. When he finds out he has leukemia and only a ...
Style: stylized, touching, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: womanizer, couple relations, couples, infidelity, love and romance, dishonesty, romance, doctors and patients, terminal illness, world, urban, sexual relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, greece, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: sentimental, serious, realistic, stylized
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: social differences, young lovers, love affair, teenage life, love triangle, couples, youth, romance, tragic love, fall in love, opposites attract, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Bollywood Queen (2002)
Genre: Musical, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A cross cultural romance set in London's East End about a young girl of Indian heritage.
Style: semi serious, realistic, captivating, stylized, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: interracial relations, culture clash, fall in love, forbidden love, couples, society, romance, lifestyle, love and romance, social differences, teenage love, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: india, london, england, east end london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%