Bollywood and song go back ages. Indian cinema, especially Bollywood can never make a film without songs. From the silent era to musical films, we have come a long way. Songs and music are an essential part of our films now. Our most cliche-yet-best way of playback singers singing songs and SRK dancing with his signature style. However, there are many films that are song and music-oriented. Their main focus on songs or their stories revolves like it demands too many songs.
Below are some of the most famous Bollywood Musical films.
A man named Jalaluddin Mohammed Akbar was born in the Hindustan four hundred and sixty-two years ago. According to legend, this Mughal Emperor sprinkled his blood over the motherland’s dust. ‘Mughal-E-Azam’ is a chapter from Akbar’s illustrious history. Jalaluddin Mohammed Akbar was a Hindustani devotee. Nuruddin Mohammad Salim, his son, has a thing for Anarkali, a scared little royal maid. The fate of Hindustan trembled in this battle, and the country’s future was jeopardized. On one, there was an emperor’s duty for an ever-expanding empire, as well as his goals, challenges, and political entanglements. Perfumed silken tresses kissed the strong shoulders of a prince in love on the other side.
2. Taal (1999)
Director- Subhash Ghai
Manav, the son of a wealthy NRI, is smitten by Mansi, the daughter of a poor but well-liked music teacher. Manav’s family mocks their relationship, shaming Mansi because of her social standing. On the other hand, Vikrant Kapoor, a record producer who not only recognizes Mansi’s talent for singing and dancing but also assists her in her ascent to stardom. As a result, eventually made her a singing phenomenon in India and around the world. Manav wants to make amends after learning about his family’s mistreatment of Mansi. But he runs upon two roadblocks. One is Mansi, who continues to ignore him, and the other is Vikrant, who has formed affections for her and wishes to marry her.
3. Hum Aapke Hain Koun…! (1994)
Director- Sooraj Barjatiya
Rajesh is an eligible bachelor who runs the business for his father, Kailashnath. He decides to marry Pooja Choudhury since his family wants him to. Families join together with zeal to organize the engagement and wedding festivities. Prem, Rajesh’s younger brother, meets Pooja’s younger sister, Nisha, at these ceremonies, and the two fall in love after a few meetings. Pooja gives birth to a kid after a few months, but she regrettably dies soon after. Rajesh is heartbroken, and the families agree that it is in the best interests of both the kid and Rajesh if Nisha takes Pooja’s place and marries Rajesh.
4. Dil Se.. (1998)
Director- Mani Ratnam
The crux of this novel about the clash between love and philosophy is on Amarkant Varma, the son of a deceased army officer. He travels all around India as a program executive for All India Radio, interviewing individuals to commemorate India’s 50th anniversary of independence. On one of his journeys, he meets and falls in love with a fascinating and mysterious woman named Meghna, who appears to enjoy leading him on. He pursues her all the way to Ladakh, where she leaves him after only two days to join a gang of insurgents on a mission. Amar agrees to marry Preeti, his mother’s choice, despite his heartbreak. Meanwhile, Meghna is chosen to lead a suicide mission during the Republic Day Parade, and their paths cross again when she runs into Amar where the mission would take place.
5. Aashiqui (1990)
Director- Mahesh Bhatt
Rahul and Anu Verghese meet on the same day, despite the fact that they are both being held by the police on charges of causing a commotion and fleeing. Anu runs away from an authoritarian girls’ dormitory managed by Arnie Campbell, and Rahul is unhappy with his father for marrying a second time when his first wife is still alive. They reunite and love blossoms. Rahul assists Anu in becoming self-sufficient and finding work. Anu is then spotted as a model by a talent agency, which she accepts. Rahul wants to marry Anu, but he needs to make a name for himself first. He establishes himself as a singer, but he believes Anu aided him in his profession, which hurts his ego and makes him bitter about Anu. Anu then determines that in order to advance her career, she needs to relocate to Paris, France.
6. Rock On!! (2008)
Director- Abhishek Kapoor
Sakshi Shroff, the lonely and mistreated wife of Aditya Shroff, a workaholic banking executive, plans to surprise him on his birthday. While Aditya is ecstatic to learn that they are expecting a child and was taken aback by the celebration, he becomes angry when he realizes that Sakshi had also invited some ghosts from his past. This brings back awful memories of his time with the unsuccessful music group ‘Magik,’ which he was a member of around a decade ago. Sakshi soon discovers why Aditya is upset with her; why the music group disbanded, resulting in violence and acrimony, particularly between her husband and his former friend, Joseph Mascarenhas; why they will never be able to perform together again; and why she is considering moving out and living with her mother.