Hum Aapke Hai Kaun
This film had one of the memorable wedding scenes of all time – with the elder siblings getting hitched amidst a lot of fanfare. Fun traditions like stealing the groom’s shoes were highlighted, and there was a definite feel-good factor at work with vibrant songs and dance. The movie gives great insights into Indian weddings and everything that happens behind the scenes.
Kuch Kuch Hota Hai
It’s impossible to forget the climax – the part where everything comes together. It’s a memorable wedding scene with a plethora of emotions and beautiful cinematography. You can’t help but tear up a little as you finally get to breathe a sigh of relief. The happy ending is a hit among all viewers and has been cherished for decades.
Kal Ho Na Ho
It is supposed to make you feel a million things at once. You find yourself laughing and crying as you take it all in. The colours, the melody, the celebrations, the heartbreak. It’s one of those scenes you’ll keep going back to, no matter how long it has been. There are several fun moments too, and an essential mixture of joy and pain.
Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jaayenge
A major part of the film has a wedding has the backdrop – and it’s perfect. Endless chatter, food and exquisite clothing plus bonding with the extended family, so many elements of the quintessential Indian wedding have been covered here. The song, Mehendi Laga Ke Rakhna, still manages to put a smile on many faces, after all these years.
Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani
A decidedly more contemporary take on Indian weddings, this movie explores several relatable aspects of the big fat Indian wedding in today’s times. From flying halfway across the world for a best friend’s wedding to sending fancy invites to competitively preparing for a dance-off and experiencing the magic of a destination wedding, there is just so much to look forward to!
Student Of The Year
This one is again a relatively modern take on Indian weddings. You’ll find yourself sighing especially in a pivotal scene between two of the main characters. There are no dialogues, just beautiful music and their chemistry which makes want to watch it again only to relive it. Everything – from the outfits to the relaxed nature of the scenes will make you nod your head in recognition. It’s a beautifully shot sequence and very dreamy in its approach.