8 different cinematic versions of Romeo and Juliet

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Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela

Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone starrer this film is a desi version of the epic Romeo and Juliet. Ram and Leela love each other but cannot be together due to rival families

Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak

The film Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak is another beautiful adaptation. Despite knowing they belong to rival families, Raj and Rashmi fall in love and elope


Did you know Arjun Kapoor and Parineeti Chopra starrer film Ishaqzaade is also inspired from this beautiful love story? Parma and Zoya fall in love but belong to two rival political families

West Side Story

With Natalie Wood and Richard Beymer in the lead roles, this 1961 classic film cannot be missed. This film brought Romeo and Juliet to contemporary New York

Romeo + Juliet

With the same name as the title, this 1996 film directed by Baz Luhrmann is another great film inspired by the love story. Leonardo Dicaprio and Claire Daines do absolute justice! 

Love Is All There Is

This 1996 film is a beautiful adaptation of the William Shakespeare’s epic tale. The Capomezzos and the Malacicis find out about their children in love despite the family hatred


Prateik Babbar and Amyra Dastur starrer film Issaq is also based on the same tale. The Kashyaps and Mishras, feuding mafias get angered when their children fall in love with each other

Ek Duje Ke Liye

Kamal Haasan and Rati Agnihotri play the role of Vasu and Sapna, the lovebirds who fall in love, only to be separated by their families due to cultural differences