Movies like Romance 1997

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Romance (1997)
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Romance (1997)
Original name: Ishq
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 161 min.
Story: Harbans Rai and Ranjit Rai are two wealthy businessmen who absolutely *loathe* poverty and poor people . As fate would have it , Harbans Rai's daughter Madhu falls for a poor mechanic Raja while Ranjit Rai's son Ajay romances a poor girl Kajal . When Harbans and Ranjit come to know of it they try various ways to separate the lovers.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, scary, tense, melancholic
Plot: faked death, friends, family relations, love and romance, against the odds, social differences, opposites attract, romance, rich and poor, bollywood, parents and children, impossible love, manipulations, manipulation, poverty, fake identity, rich man poor woman, hitman, hospital, taxi, hate, airport, practical joke, supermarket, kicked in the crotch ...
Time: 90s
Place: india, asia

Most similar movies to Romance

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and semi serious films with plots about love and romance, romance, fall in love, family relations, love, bollywood and parents and children mostly in Drama, Romance and Musical genres. Some movies like Romance: Raja Hindustani (1996), QsQT (1988), Love Love Love (1989), You Have My Heart (2000), The Heart Refuses to Listen (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Raja Hindustani (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 177 min.
Story: This is a story of a handsome young taxi driver, Raja, who falls in love with a beautiful rich girl, Aarti. Despite her family's disapproval Aarti marries Raja and goes to live with him in his village. Aarti's stepmother, uncle and cousin ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: rich and poor, family relations, romance, fall in love, social differences, love and romance, society, couples, newlyweds, love, fight, babies and infants ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india, asia
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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, semi serious, realistic
Plot: forbidden love, bollywood, fall in love, love affair, love and romance, family relations, couples, romance, society, vengeance, couple relations, release from prison ...
Time: 80s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
We Are Travellers on the Path of Love (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 163 min.
Story: Rahul Malhotra (Aamir Khan) is the manager of the heavily in debt family business. He is also the guardian of his dead sister's mischievous kids. Rahul hires Vaijayanti (Juhi Chawla) as governess. Vaijayanti is a runaway from home as she does ...
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: love triangle, fall in love, arranged marriage, inheritance, family relations, family business, social differences, bollywood, family disapproval, disorder, factory worker, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.5
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Love Love Love (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Widowed businessman, Sudhirbhai lives a wealthy lifestyle with his son, Vikram, who is student at National College. He is very affectionate toward Vikram and will do anything for him. His business partner is Goswami, who is also widowed, and has two ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: college, opposites attract, romance, betrayal, love and romance, intrigue, taxi, couples, family relations, fall in love, love affair, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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You Have My Heart (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Inspired by the Telegu (southern Indian) film, "Pelli Chuskundam," the plot follows the life of a rape victim (Aishwarya Rai). Now, a disgrace to her family, she is turned away from her house after the sexual assault. But she finds shelter ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, melancholic, tense ...
Plot: life is a bitch, prostitute, romance, bollywood, crimes, love and romance, love, rape victim, adulterer, love triangle, illegitimate child, mother son relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Heart Refuses to Listen (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Runaway heiress in search of her beloved falls in love with another man on the way.
Style: realistic, humorous, sentimental, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: on the road, fall in love, unlikely couple, opposites attract, love and romance, romance, chases and races, on the run, bollywood, rescue, bus, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Paruthiveeran (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 162 min.
Story: A village tough finally succumbs to the unconditional love of his angelic cousin, but his romance faces insurmountable challenges, including family opposition and his own delinquent personality.
Style: sentimental, serious, touching, realistic, emotional
Plot: forbidden love, village, parents and children, fall in love, love affair, village life, romance, uninhibited rivalry, misfit, arranged marriage, love and romance, bollywood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Vaaranam Aayiram (2008)
Genre: Action, 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: coming of age, family relations, couples, parents and children, fall in love, love and romance, youth, tragic love, father son relationship, marriage, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Say This Is Love (2000)
Genre: Action, Musical, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 172 min.
Story: Life is paradise for an upright young man and a sweet-natured girl until fate intervenes. Now they're separated by circumstances beyond their control.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, emotional
Plot: betrayal, opposites attract, fall in love, mistaken identity, social differences, tragic love, rich and poor, couples, family relations, lookalikes, romance, society ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new zealand, india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: touching, serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: family relations, young lovers, siblings relations, fall in love, parents and children, bollywood, win over, romance, husband wife relationship, sister sister relationship, materialism, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, malaysia, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Born to Hate... Destined to Love (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 120 min.
Story: While fighting for the political supremacy of their respective families, a Hindu man and a Muslim woman share a forbidden romance.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: village, family relations, romance, forbidden love, rivalry, vengeance, bollywood, hopes, destiny, clan, family feud, friendship ...
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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, fall in love, celebrity culture, showbiz, couple relations, rich and poor, power relations, couples, unfulfilled love, actor's life ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, india, goa india
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.3
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Junglee (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: A humorless and pompous businessman goes wild when he falls in love. Now if only his domineering mother could understand his new lease on life.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: fall in love, snobbism, parents and children, family relations, romance, society, love and romance, bollywood, rich and poor, social differences, young love, cabin ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: asia, india, kashmir
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.3
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Raja Babu (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 161 min.
Story: Raja Babu (Govinda) is a poor orphan adopted by a wealthy village couple (Kadar Khan and Aruna Irani). He is a typical country bumpkin, good-hearted but lacking in urban manners. He falls ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, epic
Plot: village, fall in love, unfulfilled love, teenage love, against the odds, rich and poor, culture clash, village life, bollywood, social differences, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, touching, captivating
Plot: bollywood, forbidden love, love affair, family relations, unlikely couple, fall in love, parents and children, true love, romance, opposites attract, love triangle, sister sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 181 min.
Story: Raj is a rich, carefree, happy-go-lucky second generation NRI. Simran is the daughter of Chaudhary Baldev Singh, who in spite of being an NRI is very strict about adherence to Indian values. Simran has left for India to be married to her childhood ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, touching, realistic ...
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, opposites attract, forbidden love, wedding, family relations, arranged marriage, bollywood, couple relations, vacation, couples, wedding preparations and rituals ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india, england, asia, london, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.6
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Wake Up Sid (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Wake Up Sid! is the story of a lazy Mumbai college student who does absolutely nothing, with a turn of events will Sid realize his potential in this world and become a success in the fast-paced life of Mumbai.
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: spoiled brat, age difference, social differences, fall in love, impossible love, family disapproval, love and romance, romance, society, bollywood, unfulfillment, coming of age ...
Place: asia, india, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: family relations, couples, couple relations, fall in love, friendship, bollywood, love triangle, romance, family problems, childhood sweetheart, social differences, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: india, asia, kolkata
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Seducing Maarya (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, India
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Vijay Chatterjee is a lonely widower and a successful restaurateur in Montreal. His thoroughly Westernized son Ashish works at his father's eatery but is more interested in the rock band that he started with his friend Michael. One day, Vijay ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: love triangle, opposites attract, interracial relations, social differences, society, fall in love, couple relations, haunted by the past, family relations, couples, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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, romance, dishonesty, love and romance, advertising, love triangle, chaos and mayhem, infidelity, couple relations, fall in love, model ...
Time: 90s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Banaras: A Mystic Love Story (2006)
Genre: Musical, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Banaras: A Mystic Love Story is the name of an Indian Bollywood film directed by Pankaj Parashar released in 2006. The film takes place in the Hindu holy city of Varanasi (the city, once known as Banaras, serves as a destination for the pilgrimage ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere
Plot: orphan, hinduism, guru, family relations, social differences, love affair, culture clash, religions or cults, family problems, couples, romance, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Straight from the Heart (1999)
Genre: Comedy, 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: dancing, arranged marriage, fall in love, forbidden love, unrequited love, tradition, love triangle, unfulfilled love, romance, forced marriage, couple relations, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: india, asia, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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 ⇓
35%
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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, bollywood, fall in love, love and romance, crimes, attempted murder ...
Time: 90s
Place: india, asia, goa india
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Sabah: A Love Story (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: One day, when Sabah least expects it, she falls in love with the wrong man. She's Muslim, he's not. Unbeknownst to her family, she goes on a whirlwind affair before both culture and love collide.
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: forbidden love, culture clash, social differences, love affair, family problems, couples, romance, opposites attract, society, fall in love, family relations, greek ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Once Upon a Time in Rio (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Situated just above the awe-inspiring Ipanema beach in Rio is the Cantagalo slum. Every day, floods of Cantagalo residents make their way down the mountain, only to disappear into their surroundings as part of the invisible working-class that cleans ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: love, social differences, parents and children, forbidden love, love and romance, romance, couples, family relations, fall in love, rich and poor, life is a bitch, gun ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, brazil, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.5
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Golmaal 3 (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Golmaal 3 highlights the story of hatred between two bunch of siblings within a family. One of nature's masterpieces, this is a family that eats together, prays together, lives together and a family 'that can't stand each other'. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, light ...
Plot: rivalry, best friends, love and romance, parents and children, stupidity, crimes, bollywood, siblings relations, family relations, disorder, friends, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, goa india
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Bahu Begum (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 167 min.
Story: On the day of her marriage, the bride goes missing. She ends up in a brothel, compelling her wealthy husband to pretend that all is well to keep the family's honor intact.
Style: emotional, touching, serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: parents and children, lifestyle, unfulfillment, love triangle, social differences, love and romance, family relations, romance, society, prostitute, unfulfilled love, true love ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.2
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Fanaa (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Zooni Ali Beg (Kajol) is a blind Kashmiri girl who travels without her parents for the first time with a dance troupe to Delhi to perform in a ceremony for independence day. On her journey, she meets Rehan Khan (Aamir Khan), a casanova and tour ...
Style: uplifting, touching, serious, feel good, emotional ...
Plot: first love, bollywood, muslim, blind character, self discovery, romance, hopes, life changing experience, love and romance, crimes, blindness and impaired vision, on the run ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia, new delhi, delhi, kashmir
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, opposites attract, love affair, against the odds, false accusation, uncover truth, social differences ...
Place: india, pakistan, asia, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%