Gehraiyaan, according to the trailer, is about Padukone and Chaturvedi’s infidelity. Throughout the years, Bollywood has rarely shied away from dealing with a wide range of extramarital affairs, and films like Gehraiyaan will surely add to the discourse.
Adultery-themed Bollywood films are a well-known genre among moviegoers. Deepika Padukone, Ananya Panday, and Siddhanth Chaturvedi feature in Gehraiyaan, which joins the genre’s list of films. It will primarily focus on the tension and drama that exists in a relationship between three contemporary individuals.
Below are some films which gives the same vibe as “Gehraiyaan“
1. The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)
Director- Anthony Minghella
The decade of the 1950s Tom Ripley. A Manhattan bathroom attendant, borrows a Princeton jacket from a garden party to play piano. When the affluent father of a recent Princeton graduate approaches Tom, Tom pretends to know the son. He is quickly paid $1,000 to travel to Italy in order to persuade Dickie Greenleaf to return home. Tom befriends Dickie and Marge. Dickie’s intellectual fiancée, in Italy, pretending to like jazz and harbouring homoerotic fantasies while soaking up the luxury. When the gorgeous and confident Dickie tyres of Tom and dismisses him as a bore, Tom goes to great lengths to claim Greenleaf’s privileges for himself.
2. Closer (2004)
Director- Mike Nicholas
When Alice Ayres, a shady young woman and part-time stripper, is hit by a car in London, England, good Samaritan Dan Woolf, a struggling writer, takes her to the hospital, and they fall in love. Dan meets photographer Anna Cameron a year later and tries to pick her up, but she declines. Dan sets Anna up for a humiliating encounter with sex-addicted doctor Larry Gray as a form of retaliation, but the two wind up seeing each other. Then, a year later, Dan and Anna have their own affair, and the four’s relationships fall apart. Over the course of the next year, they all grow obsessed with injuring each other and causing serious emotional harm.
3. The Woman On The Beach (1947)
Director- Hong Sang- soo
When Scott, a troubled Coast Guardsman deployed to a fog-bound station on an isolated length of beach, survives a mine explosion that wrecks his ship, he suffers from Post Traumatic Stress. He becomes connected with an intriguing femme fatale whom he meets amid the beached debris of a torpedoed ship, despite the fact that he is engaged to a lovely young woman who adores him. She is married to a well-known painter who was blinded in a painful but enigmatic tragedy about which little is known. Despite the fact that they only reside in a small cottage, the pair has an ambiguous relationship, particularly when it comes to his rare cache of unsold paintings, a connection that develops into a sexual triangle as Scott succumbs to her beguiling spell.
4. The Lunchbox (2013)
Director- Ritesh Batra
Two complete strangers—the lonesome middle-aged widower, Saajan Fernandes, and the young but miserable housewife, Ila. They find their lives deliciously entwined by an odd mix-up in the infallible lunch-box delivery system of the famous Mumbai Dabbawalas. Ila’s lavish meals intended to reclaim her husband’s devotion accidentally reach Saajan. A succession of hand-written lunch-box messages explaining the circumstances will gradually provide the groundwork for a sincere relationship. As well as a genuinely fascinating interest.
5. Hannah And Her Sisters (1986)
Director- Woody Allen
Hannah, her younger sisters Lee and Holly, and the men in their lives had three Thanksgiving feasts in a row. Lee is having an affair with Hannah’s husband, Elliot. While also attempting to put an end to her Svengali-like romance with artist Frederick. While being courted by the hypochondriac Mickey, Holly is irritated by her lack of work fulfilment. Also her growing reliance on Hannah’s generosity.
6. The English Patient (1996)
Director- Anthony Minghella
This film, set in the 1930s, follows Count Laszlo de Almásy, a Hungarian mapmaker hired by the Royal Geographical Society. To chart the immense expanses of the Sahara Desert, as well as several other notable explorers. As World War II progresses, Almásy joins a world of love, betrayal, and politics. Which is eventually revealed in a sequence of flashbacks while Almásy is on his deathbed following a plane crash.
7. Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008)
Director- Woody Allen
Vicky, a scholarly and careful young Catalan studies major, and Cristina, her joyful and adventurous best friend. They decide to spend their summer vacation in gorgeous Barcelona. The friends will fall in love with the same man, the alluring, Juan Antonio. An eccentric painter known for his dramatic divorce from the temperamental, and still very much in love with him, Maria Elena—at an art gallery display there. When Vicky and Cristina join Juan Antonio for a weekend in his hometown of Oviedo. However, the perplexities of passion and the mystery of desire will entangle everyone in a violent. Yet seductive ménage à quatre.
8. Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna (2006)
Director- Karan Johar
Dev Saran is a resentful former footballer who resents his wife Riya’s successful work as a fashion magazine editor. Maya Talwar is a kindergarten teacher, and she is married to Rishi, a childhood friend. Rishi is a loving and passionate husband. But Maya is unable to return his sentiments due to a lack of feelings for him. Dev and Maya meet through an accidental encounter. They decide to help one other save their marriages because theirs are breaking apart. Blissfully oblivious of what the powers of love have in store for them. What begins as a casual friendship quickly turns into love and an adulterous affair, causing the two spouses’ relationships to become tumultuous.
9. Silsila (1981)
Director- Yash Chopra
When Amit, a poet, meets Shobha, he decides to bury his old life as well as his love for Chandni. Shobha’s life has come to a halt following the death of her fiancé and Amit’s brother Shekhar in a plane disaster. Amit had only come to Shobha to grieve the death of his brother. But he ends up sacrificing his own love and life in an attempt to resurrect Shobha. Amit and Chandni are married to separate people when fate puts them together again. But neither can deny their affections for each other. SILSILA is a narrative about a woman who is hindered by society’s expectations, which resurface as infidelity.