Explore Bollywood's portrayal of sibling love in films like Agneepath, Dil Dhadakne Do, and Iqbal for a heartfelt Bhai Dooj celebration.
Films to watch on Bhai Dooj 2023
Our relationship with our siblings tends to be special. They irritate you, fight with you, and annoy you, but they still love and protect you. Over the years, a number of Bollywood films have shown these kinds of relationships. Check out some of the movies you can watch with your siblings on Bhai Dooj to make the occasion even more special.
Dil Dhadakne Do (Netflix)
Ranveer Singh and Priyanka Chopra Jonas' portrayal of siblings in Dil Dhadakne Do was the highlight of the film. In the movie, the two were presented as each other's pillars of support. Ranveer played Kabir, a man who wants to fly instead of managing his father's company, while Priyanka portrayed the sophisticated and successful businesswoman Ayesha Mehra. Directed by Zoya Akhtar, the film is still loved by the audience.
Shah Rukh Khan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan play twins in the movie. From going on bike rides together to pulling pranks on one another, director Mansoor Khan tried to portray the siblings' bond in a good light. In the 2000 movie, Priya Gill, Sharat Saxena, and Chandrachur Singh also played pivotal roles.
Agneepath follows Vijay Deenanath Chauhan (Hrithik Roshan), a common man from a village on the Mandwa island who is seeking retribution for Kancha Cheena's (Sanjay Dutt) humiliation and murder of his father. He befriends criminal Rauf Lala (Rishi Kapoor) along the road and is fond of talkative Kaali Gawde (Priyanka Chopra).
Iqbal (Amazon Prime Video):
Iqbal, a young cricket enthusiast who is deaf and mute, is the main character in this Bollywood sports drama. He wants to represent India in cricket, but he has to overcome many challenges, including social prejudice. With the help of a former cricket star, he overcomes obstacles to pursue his passion, demonstrating the limitless power of determination. The film has a strong emphasis on themes of self-realization, perseverance, sibling bonds, and the power of dreams.
Raksha Bandhan (ZEE5):
Director Aanand L Rai's film stars Bhumi Pednekar and Akshay Kumar in the key roles. The film eloquently portrays the love a brother has for all four of his sisters and his unwavering attempts to see that they got married before he married Sapna, his childhood sweetheart.
Hum Saath Saath Hain (Netflix):
Sooraj Barjatiya's Hum Saath Saath Hai is one of the best family movies. The story revolves around four siblings—Salman Khan, Mohnish Bahl, Saif Ali Khan, and Neelam Kothari—who will do whatever it takes to ensure the happiness of their siblings.
Sarbjit (Amazon Prime Video):
The film, which starred Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Randeep Hooda, is the story of a sister's unwavering love and protective instincts as she goes to great lengths to save her brother. The movie portrays the real struggle faced by Sarabjit Singh's older sister, Dalbir Kaur, who devoted her whole life to securing her brother's release from Pakistan. Her brother was brutally murdered by prisoners before his release, but she persisted in her fight for 23 years.