V-Day Special: Unusual Romantic Films You Need To Watch

Enjoy a movie marathon with your bae

Boy meets girl, they fall in love, complications arise and after the climax, all’s well in the end. We’ve all seen these run-of-the-mill romantic movies. But this Valentine's Day, we bring you a list of some unconventional love stories that you need to watch just in case you haven’t.

1. Socha Na Tha

With Abhay Deol and Ayesha Takia in lead roles, this movie is a hatke love story by Imtiaz Ali. It tells the story of a boy who rejects a girl for arranged marriage but eventually becomes friends with her. Complication arises when they both get engaged to different people only to realize they have fallen in love with each other.

Image Source: Vijayta Films

 2. Lootera

Lootera is a great watch for two reasons – first, Ranveer Singh and Sonakshi Sinha’s performances. Second, it captures the anguish of lost love beautifully. The delicate moments showcased in the movie make it an interesting watch.

Image Source: Balaji Motion Pictures

 3. The Lunchbox

Can you ever fall in love with someone you’ve never met? The Lunchbox tells a unique story of two dissimilar people brought together by fate. Love blossoms between Irrfan Khan, who plays an about-to-retire man and Nimrat Kaur, a wronged housewife as the two exchange letters and share their loneliness.

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 4. Barfi

Barfi traces the love story between an unusual couple – a deaf-mute guy and an autistic girl. The Ranbir Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra and Ileana D’Cruz film has a simple message – love cannot be restricted by the norms set by the society.

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 5. Mr. & Mrs. Iyer

Mr. & Mrs. Iyer has Konkona Sen Sharma as a Tamil Brahmin woman. When the riots break out, she saves a Muslim stranger, played by Rahul Bose. A poignant tale of love not being defined by boundaries.

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 6. Raincoat

With Raincoat, Rituparno Ghosh gave us his own version of O. Henry’s The Gift Of The Magi. Ajay Devgn and Aishwarya Rai play star-crossed lovers, who are separated by destiny, but a chance encounter turns their lives around.

Image Source: Shree Venkatesh Films

 7. Life In A Metro

As Irrfan Khan rightly says in a scene in the film, “Yeh shehar humein jitna deta hain, use kai zyaada humse le leta hain.” Life In A Metro is a drama that showcases the loves and heartbreaks of people in a modern urban setting.

Image Source: UTV Motion Pictures