Friendship Day 2021: Here are a few Indian movies that celebrated friendship

Jul 30, 2021

By: Mona Pachake

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This movie portrays street cricket played in Chennai and tells the story of friendship between the team members | The film gives a clear view of t2he local matches between the two teams, Sharks and the Royapuram Rockers with various emotions.

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The film's title is derived from the pincode for Mandaveli in Chennai, where the story takes place | The matches give us nail biting tension along with some comic elements | It is a directorial debut from Venkat Prabhu | Language — Tamil | Platform — Disney Hotstar

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Rock On

This is a musical-drama film that follows four friends who reunites to relive their younger days | It begins with the band named ‘Magik’ in Mumbai, 1998 | The carefree group becomes the winner of a music competition and starts to realise the importance of their careers.

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At one point due to disagreements and conflicts they part ways and carry on with their own lives | Finally the friendship brings them together in 2008 as a reunion | Since it’s a musical-drama, the songs had a important role to play | Language — Hindi | Platform — Amazon Prime

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Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

The story of three childhood friends Arjun, Kabir and Imran who reunite for a bachelor’s trip | This trip is all about the three realising and discovering their fears and overcoming those with the help of each other.

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The movie was filmed in Spain, India, Egypt, and the United Kingdom | While Kabir is dealing with misunderstandings with his fiancee, Imran meets his biological father and Arjun overcomes his compulsion to work | Language — Hindi | Platform — Amazon Prime

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3 idiots

This movie is based on Chetan Bhagat's novel Five Point Someone which speaks about the social pressures of the Indian education system | It follows the experience of three engineering students, their dreams and the friendship between them.

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The film also had a social impact on attitudes to education in India as well as education in other Asian countries such as China | This was remade in Tamil as Nanban, which received commercial success too | Language — Hindi | Platform — Amazon Prime

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Premam

The film travels through complex love relationships, but what is more catchy is the friendship among the three boys | This story follows a young boy named George who faces setbacks throughout his love life

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No matter what happens to his relationships, their friendship stays stable throughout the movie | Language — Malayalam | Platform — Disney Hotstar.

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