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When Love Calls (1989)
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When Love Calls (1989)
Original name: मैंने प्यार किया
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 with his friend, Kishen Kumar choudhury (Rajiv Verma), wife Mrs. Kaushalya (Reema Lagoo), and son Prem (Salman Khan). Prem is supposed to marry Seema (Pervin Dastur), who is the only daughter of Kishen's business partner, Ranjeet (Ajit Vachani). But Prem falls in love with Suman. He woos her until she also falls in love with him. Kaushalya approves of Suman, but Kishan does not, and asks her to get out of his house and life, as he feels that she has taken advantage of his hospitality. Karan returns and is enraged at Kishan's behaviour. Prem is unhappy with his dad's decision, and he decides to leave home and be near Suman.
Style: emotional, semi serious, sexual, realistic, captivating, touching
Plot: family life, love and romance, romance, love of one's life, fall in love, family relations, bollywood, end of friendship, insult, arrogance, class differences, businessman, fight, urination, wealth, love, friendship
Time: 80s
Place: asia, india

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, emotional and semi serious films with plots about love and romance, romance, bollywood, fall in love, couples, family relations and love mostly in Drama, Romance and Musical genres. Some movies like When Love Calls: We Stand United (1999), Hum Tumhare Hain Sanam (2002), QsQT (1988), Khamoshi: The Musical (1996), A Married Woman (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
We Stand United (1999)
Genre: Musical, Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 177 min.
Story: The trials and challenges of a joint family in India, whose parents are Ramkishen and second wife Mamta, and have three sons and a married daughter. The eldest son is handicapped since birth, and is from Ramkishen's first wife. Mamta, the ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental
Plot: family business, family life, parents and children, siblings relations, bollywood, family problems, family relations, fall in love, couple relations, family in crisis, workplace, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: asia, india
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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: emotional, semi serious, realistic, touching
Plot: friendship, romance, love and romance, bollywood, best friends, unfulfillment, couples, family problems, family relations, friends, false accusation, dysfunctional marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
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81%
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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: emotional, semi serious, realistic, gloomy, touching
Plot: forbidden love, vengeance, romance, couple relations, bollywood, love affair, fall in love, love and romance, society, couples, family relations, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Khamoshi: The Musical (1996)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 159 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: serious, emotional, realistic, touching
Plot: pregnancy, mute or deaf, parents and children, death in the family, disability, family, fall in love, romance, family life, love and romance, family problems, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: asia, india
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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: atmospheric, semi serious, realistic, gloomy, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, rock, romance, love affair, parents and children, bollywood, fall in love, love and romance, couples, family relations, couple relations, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: asia, india
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69%
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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: stylized, serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
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Time: contemporary
Place: asia, india
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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, serious, realistic, touching, sexual
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, class differences, terminal illness, young lovers, tragic love, college, true love, bollywood, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, india, campus
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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, emotional, realistic, touching
Plot: materialism, parents and children, siblings relations, fall in love, romance, love and romance, bollywood, family relations, young lovers, society, win over, big business ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india, malaysia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Let's Fall in Love... Again (2006)
Genre: 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: touching, semi serious, realistic, emotional, humorous
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Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, emotional
Plot: love triangle, love and romance, couples, bollywood, starting over, couple relations, romance, fall in love, unemployment, hopes, family problems, affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Let's Be Friends! (2002)
Genre: Musical, Romance, Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Raj has always had a unrequited childhood crush on a friend named Tina, but Tina's best friend Pooja has always had a crush on Raj. When Raj's family move to England to get involved in an internet business, Raj promises Tina that he will ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, feel good
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, love triangle, comedy of errors, siblings relations, romance, unfulfilled love, adolescence vs adulthood, mistaken identity, bollywood, nothing goes right, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, england, europe, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Noorie (1979)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Noorie is a 1979 Hindi movie produced by Yash Chopra, and directed by Manmohan Krishna. Noorie (Poonam Dhillon) lives in the Bhaderwah valleys with her father, Ghulam Nabi (Iftekhar) and her dog Khairoo, she has a boyfriend Yusuf (Farooq Shaikh), ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: couple relations, romance, love and romance, village, couples, village life, bollywood, life turned upside down, suicide, muslim, loss of father, dog ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 ...
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Time: 90s
Place: asia, india, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Waqt: The Race Against Time (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
Story: A chronic illness leaves Ishwar with only a few months to live. His son Aditya is extremely reckless. To make him realise his responsibilities, Ishwar throws his son out of the house.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: redemption, parents and children, family in crisis, bollywood, family problems, family relations, family life, fish out of water, teaching the ways of the world, estrangement, life is a bitch, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.4
 16K
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: serious, captivating, touching, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love affair, fall in love, bollywood, love and romance, wooing, love, forbidden love, attempted murder, massacre, deception, marriage, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: serious, emotional, realistic, touching
Plot: parents and children, love and romance, drug abuse, tragic love, family relations, coming of age, fall in love, youth, couples, loss of father, kidnapping, love ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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, serious, realistic, sentimental
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, true love, romance, unfulfilled love, fall in love, bollywood, love and romance, couples, starting over, love affair, social differences, disability ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: asia, india, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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, emotional, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: true love, unfulfilled love, romance, fall in love, love and romance, couples, opposites attract, love affair, love triangle, unfulfillment, older man younger woman relationship, grief ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, england, europe, india, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.4
 2K
Sharabi (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Born with a silver spoon in his mouth, and a peg of brandy instead of a glass milk, Vicky Kapoor, the only son of multi-millionaire industrialist, Amarnath, grows up to be an alcoholic, albeit with a good heart. Amarnath has detached himself ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: parents and children, rich and poor, true love, bollywood, fall in love, love and romance, family relations, romance, social differences, alcohol abuse, estrangement, society ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.2
 8K
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: semi serious, realistic
Plot: gang, rivalry, siblings relations, bollywood, love and romance, twins, love affair, romance, fall in love, crimes, family relations, courtroom ...
Time: 90s
Place: india, asia, goa india
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.5
 2K
Sometimes (1976)
Genre: Drama, Family, 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: serious, emotional, realistic, epic, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: true love, unfulfilled love, romance, love and romance, unfulfillment, bollywood, young lovers, love affair, love triangle, parents and children, destiny, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Foxfire Light (1982)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A spoiled rich girl used to getting her way comes up against a rancher who won't be intimidated by her.
Style: sexual, semi serious, captivating, realistic, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, family relations, romance, forbidden love, love triangle, parents and children, youth, couples, horse, cowboy, rancher, farmer ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 8.2
 55K
D.D.L.J. (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 189 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, semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, opposites attract, forbidden love, arranged marriage, romance, bollywood, parents and children, family relations, punjab, store, win over ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india, england, london, asia, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Game of Love (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Sapna, the daughter of the Saigal family's driver is a simple fun-loving girl, but her dreams are not as simple. She dreams about riches and day-dreams about her dream man. Vijay Saigal and Vicky Saigal, both heirs to Saigal Industries have ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, touching ...
Plot: womanizer, romance, vengeance, siblings relations, mistaken identity, bollywood, love and romance, family relations, drug dealing, on the run, fall in love, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 8.1
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Bombay (1995)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A love story of a good-hearted Hindu man and a beautiful devout Muslim woman who leave their village to marry against the wishes of their parents and move to Bombay to start a fresh life. There they have twin sons and a daughter. But turmoil engulfs ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating, sentimental ...
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Time: year 1992, 1990s, year 1993
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.3
 391
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: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, romance, parents and children, bollywood, rich and poor, social differences, society, family relations, snobbism, gun, dancer ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.1
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Love Sublime (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 172 min.
Story: As Pandit Shyam Sunder prayed in Bhagwan Shivji's temple on the occasion of Janamashtami, his wife gives birth to a daughter, Rupa, and passes away, leaving her child to bear the brunt of being an ill-omen. Years later, Rupa burns her face from ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sexual, stylized
Plot: village, looking for love, love and romance, romance, single parent, bollywood, social misfits, parents and children, death in the family, pregnancy, village life, fall in love ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, serious, realistic, captivating, atmospheric
Plot: forbidden love, impossible love, courtroom, prison, muslim, rescue, uncover truth, pilot, class society, love of one's life, romance, hopes ...
Place: india, pakistan, asia, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%