Action, Romance and Heroism: 6 Best Yash Raj Production Films
India is one of the biggest film producing countries. Over the last few years, the magic of Bollywood has spread all across the world. The magic of Romance, Action, Foot-tapping music, Iconic Dance Steps, and Memorable Dialogues. Few Production houses like the YashRaj films have played an important role in adding further glory to Bollywood ... Read more
India is one of the biggest film producing countries. Over the last few years, the magic of Bollywood has spread all across the world. The magic of Romance, Action, Foot-tapping music, Iconic Dance Steps, and Memorable Dialogues. Few Production houses like the YashRaj films have played an important role in adding further glory to Bollywood by delivering successful films. In this article, we have listed some of the best yash raj production films that you must watch.
YashRaj Films or YRF is one of the oldest and major Production houses of Bollywood that has given several successful films to audiences. It was established 53 years ago. Interestingly, it started with its first Production of ‘Daag’. So, the Filmmaker Yash Chopra’s name and leading actor Rajesh Khanna’s Raj were combined into Yash Raj films.
If you are a fan of Bollywood’s Romance, Music, Dance, and Iconic filmmaking style, then you must watch the 7 Best Yash Raj Production Films listed below:
Yashraj film has been one of the pioneers in popularizing the genre of Romance in Bollywood. When it comes to romance, several themes have worked in Bollywood and one of them is cross-border Love stories. It’s difficult when two people who love each other cannot come together due to man-made boundaries.
This aspect is portrayed well in the film Veer Zara. It follows the story of an Indian Pilot and a Pakistani Girl. The Pilot Veer goes to get his love but is put in prison and everyone considers him to be dead. On the other side, Pakistani Girl Zaara lives in his village and works there until a lawyer reunites them.
The film was praised for its music, performances, and brilliant storytelling. The film was a commercial success. Also, it was the highest-selling album of 2004 in India. The film was released during the occasion of Diwali earning ₹105 crore worldwide.
2. Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
During the 90s, there was a popular trend of NRI love stories. Love blooming in ethereal foreign locations with iconic scenes was just magic. One such magic was created by Raj and Simran and the iconic scene where he yearns for Simran to ‘Palat’ remains rent-free in our hearts.
Yes, we are talking about Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge. It is the love story between two young people Raj and Simran. They meet during a trip across Europe and love blooms between them. However, the situation changes when Raj comes to know that Simran is already promised to marry someone else by her father. To win her back, Raj goes to India and impresses his father.
The film earned a massive collection of ₹2 billion worldwide. Further, it became the highest-grossing Indian film of that year. Apart from commercial success, it won 10 Filmfare Awards—the most for a single film at that time.
It impressed fans from different segments of society. Moreover, it covers a variety of themes like promoting family values and following one’s own heart. Moreover, its NRI story attracted the NRI audience abroad.
3. Tiger Series
Yash Raj Films is one of the Production Houses that can afford to make expensive films given its success in the past. So, it has started a YRF Spy Universe starting with the Ek Tha Tiger movie and continuing with its sequels, Pathan and War. Among these films, the pioneer Tiger Series includes Ek Tha Tiger, Tiger Zinda Hai, and Tiger 3.
Tiger Series stars Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif in the lead role. The primary background of this series is that Tiger is an Indian Spy while Zoya or Katrina Kaif is a Pakistani Spy. They both fall in love and run away from their respective backgrounds to live with each other.
It features high-octane action, chart-topping music, Iconic Dance, extensive filming across foreign locations, and dynamic performances by the lead actors.
4. Dhoom Series
Just like the Tiger Series, the Dhoom Series with 3 films has been another successful franchise by Yashraj Films. They are a set of action thriller films with popular actors, lots of action, dance, and classic police-thief themes.
It follows the story of ACP Jai Dixit, an Assistant Commissioner of Police. He along with his colleague, Ali Akbar Fateh Khan are tasked with the mission of capturing professional thieves. Dhoom is the third-largest Bollywood film franchise when it comes to earnings.
5. Bunty Aur Babli
Mainstream Romance film always features a plot where a smart boy and a shy girl fall in love. Together they tackle various problems. But, Bunty and Babli is an unconventional love story between two thieves.
It follows the story of two small-town misfits who pull out various kinds of schemes and fraud. They became popular for these acts by the names of Bunty and Babli. But, they soon manage to get the attention of a police commissioner who wants to get caught hold of them.
The music and soundtrack of the film were composed by Shankar–Ehsaan–Loy and became an instant sensation. It was a box office success and the second-highest-grossing Indian film of 2005. Critics gave it a thumbs up. Moreover, it received praise for its direction, fresh story, humor, costumes, styling, and performances.
6. Kabhi Kabhie
Parents are not always supportive of your choices when it comes to big decisions like marriage. One is left with choosing between parents or love and both the options take away a lot. This forms the theme for the popular film Kabhi Kabhie.
It is based on the story of two people Amit and Pooja. They love each other but their parents are against their relationship. So, they decide to conform to their parent’s choice and go their separate ways. However, the situation changes when they meet after several years.
Released in 1976, it had a decent run at the box office. Also, it was critically appreciated for its direction, story, and dialogue. The soundtrack of the film became popular among the masses and it became a cult film with time.
Yashraj Films is credited for producing some of the most iconic and symbolic films of Bollywood. These are just a few of the several successful and memorable films by the Production houses that have entertained generations. So, don’t forget to watch this great legacy with these films on the weekend.
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