We would all love a big fat Bollywood wedding in real life that is a mix of designer outfits, great decor, superb dances and a lot of fun— these are just some of the ingredients that make a Bollywood wedding movie an unforgettable experience. While all of us would love the chance to be on the sets of a Bollywood wedding movie, for now, we can binge-watch these wedding movies from the comfort of our homes and get inspired! You will find plenty of Indian wedding movies on Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hotstar and other major streaming services that are totally binge-worthy.
Here is a list of the 10 most iconic wedding-themed movies from Bollywood that will keep you hooked and entertained from start to end.
1. Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety, 2018
Cynical Sonu and gullible Titu are besties. Titu falls in love with Sweety, but Sonu thinks she is manipulating his BFF. The movie follows Titu’s dilemma as he tries to decide what to choose – romance or bromance. Alok Nath and Virendra Saxena's comedy is delightful, and the trio of Kartik Aryan, Sunny Singh and Nushrratt Bharuccha keeps you entertained throughout. From an alluring haldi ceremony to a blissful baraat dance, this Bollywood flick is an all-out easy-breezy entertainer.
2. Veere Di Wedding, 2018
The story of Veere Di Wedding revolves around four women — Kalindi, Avni, Sakshi and Meera. The best friends have come together for a bachelorette party in Thailand as one of them is all set to (finally) get married. With a big fat desi wedding around the corner, can drama be far behind? Packed with splendid decor, swoon-worthy outfits and a spoonful of sis-romance, this movie will take you on an emotional roller coaster and give you some major wedding goals. Starring the stunner Kareena Kapoor Khan, you can be certain of getting treated to some of the best wedding scenes in Bollywood movies!
3. Shaandaar, 2015
Meet the vivacious 'Aila' (Alia Bhatt), who is adopted by her 'Peeps' (Pankaj Kapur), who only wishes to find his sleep-deprived daughter a prince who can put her to sleep. The film's main plot revolves around two families that are trying to salvage their bankruptcy through marriage, by relying on the other’s riches. Aila and Jagjinder Joginder (Shahid Kapoor) cross paths during this wedding, and he, too, turns out to be an insomniac. Amidst the wedding preparations, the two romance, party and dine. We'll leave it for you to find out what eventually happens between the two. From this wedding-themed movie, you can definitely pick up some tips for grand destination nuptials and the most rocking and unique bachelorette party.
4. 2 States, 2014
2 States is about a Punjabi guy (Arjun Kapoor) and a Tamilian girl (Alia Bhatt) and their determination to overcome all the hurdles their families put in their way to get married. Arjun and Alia’s chemistry is unmissable in this Bollywood wedding movie. The pair struck a chord with most young couples. Interfaith couples will especially relate to many of the scenes. Apart from the best wedding scenes in Bollywood movies, Amrita Singh — being the helluva entertainer that she is — is simply just another reason to watch this movie. From the comical interactions to the dramatic highs and lows between these two polar opposite families, this movie is definitely a must watch!
5. Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania, 2014
Follow the chaotic journey of Kavya, the peppy yet headstrong girl from Ambala, as she meets Humpty, the young and carefree lad from Delhi. Things get interesting when an unexpected turn of events brings them closer. You will certainly not want to miss the blazing chemistry between Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt, peppered with Sidharth Shukla's hilarious one-liners and Alia’s iconic dialogues like “Main toh paida hi hot hui thi'' that certainly deserve all the whistles.
6. Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, 2013
This is a journey that begins with a trek and ends with weddings, patch ups and a plethora of joyful and painful memories! This movie captures the dramatic and carefree journey of four friends and the romantic chemistry of Naina (Deepika Padukone) and Bunny/Kabir (Ranbir Kapoor). The film has broken all records — from setting new wedding trends, scintillating outfits and exquisite decor to the excellent groovy music and stunning cinematography. This is definitely one of the best Indian wedding movies to watch on Netflix.
7. Tanu Weds Manu, 2011
This movie packs in R Madhavan as Manu and Kangana Ranaut as Tanu sharing the most bizarre relationship and still pulling it off with their insane chemistry. If that’s not all, the ultimate soundtrack makes this film worth watching. The movie also stars Swara Bhaskar, Jimmy Shergill and Deepak Dobriyal, who nailed their performances. A complete laugh riot, the movie also features some best wedding scenes in Bollywood movies.
8. Mere Brother Ki Dulhan, 2011
What happens when the bride and the groom's brother develop feelings for each other? Watch this movie to find out! It begins when Luv (Ali Zafar) breaks up with his girlfriend and asks his brother Kush (Imran Khan) to find a bride for him. Kush thinks Dimple (Katrina Kaif) is perfect for Luv. But amid the typical chaos of a desi wedding, Dimple and Kush end up falling in love with each other. This Bollywood wedding movie treated us to unforgettable songs and some of the most memorable wedding scenes.
9. Band Baaja Baaraat, 2010
Undoubtedly the one to watch for the best wedding scenes in Bollywood movies! Why? Because it’s about two wedding planners who fall in love with each other. This Bollywood wedding movie is packed with it all — vibrancy, grandeur, foot-tapping melodies and dynamic dances. All Shruti Kakkar (Anushka Sharma) wants in life is to start her own wedding planning company when she meets the laid-back and mischievous Bittoo Sharma (Ranveer Singh), who wants to stay in Delhi. This movie takes you on a journey of partnership, business ideas, romance and separation — all with an overabundance of entertainment.
10. Vivah, 2006
Vivah, starring Shahid Kapoor and Amrita Rao, is an all-time classic. The movie's plot revolves around the arranged marriage of Poonam, an ideal daughter from a middle-class family, and Prem, a rich boy from the city. An unfortunate series of events, right before the wedding, lead to a fire that ends up changing both their fates. Give it a watch and unveil the beauty of love and bonding in this amazing Bollywood wedding movie.