Feel good rom-com: A movie watchlist for all hopeless romantics


A movie watchlist for all hopeless romantics. If you are a hopeless romantic, if you are in love with the idea of love, if you love imagining scenarios about you and your proposed lover in your head and if you too find comfort in the cheesy rom-com. Here is a list of some movies that you can watch to fulfill your romantic soul.

Jab We Met

Jab Geet a fun-loving full-of-life chatterbox meets Aditya, a sad, heartbroken, and silent guy on a train from Mumbai to Bhatinda what follows is a trail of nights and days filled with craziness, fun, childishness, and love.

This film will only make you want to find a Geet or Aditya for yourself but will also make you romanticize missing trains as a chance to meet the love of your life.

IMDB Rating: 7.9

Bareilly Ki Barfi

Keeping looks, height and personality all aside, Bitti a girl from Bareily falls for a writer without meeting him because of his book called ‘Bareily ki Barfi’ as she can resonate with the protagonist of the book.

This writer is Bitti’s friend but as she is unaware of it and he is afraid he will lose her friendship as well he readies another guy to pose as the writer. From there on we see a fun-filled love triangle/ confusion.

IMDB Rating: 7.5

Shaadi Mei Jaroor Aana

Will you accept the love of a person who left you on the day of your marriage to pursue their dreams? Well, Satendra or Sattu, does. A very twisted/ fun-filled love story of Sattu and Arti is definitely going to make you believe in ‘giving love a second chance’.

IMDB Rating: 7.5

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Wake Up Sid

This is a coming-of-age story. A story of a young guy realizing his dreams but is also wrapped in a beautiful love story.

Sid is a carefree, goalless guy who meets Aisha a wise, mature woman. This not just brings out a caring, romantic person in Sid but also makes him realize his responsibilities.

IMDB Rating: 7.6

Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na

You would see a lot of things said and written about what could happen if two best friends will fall in love. But this movie shows you all the goods of falling in love with your best friend. Jay and Aditi two best friends from college have no idea they are made for each other until they see each other with someone else and realize so.

IMDB Rating: 7.4

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Before Sunrise

One thing which is common in the daydreams of a hopeless romantic is falling in love with a person as you walk down the streets of an unknown city and talk about yourself, your dreams, your notions about life and other things. This film has captured all of this and more in the 1 hour and 14 minutes.

IMDB Rating: 8.1

To All the Boys I Loved Before

We all have dreamt of dating our crush but, Lara Jean Covey the protagonist of the trilogy has made it happen, or more like her sister Kitty made it happen. Lara Jean Covey is an introverted student at Adler High School who writes letters to all her crushes and keeps them in a box but, never actually sends them. Her sister Kitty being her notorious self sends those letters to all the boys for whom they have been written. So, even though, Lara was able to actually make a couple with one of her crushes; Peter Kavinsky, the real credit goes to her sister Kitty.

Whatever that was this movie is a sweet watch. And, is also a guide on ‘how to create a good high school romance/coming of age story.

IMDB: 7.1


To all the hopeless romantics out there, here is a list of rom-com you can watch to fuel up your romantic imagination.

Hridya Shrivastava
Hridya Shrivastava
A student of Journalism at SIMC who is interested in art, culture and literature. I am a fanatic of movies, series and books, basically, everything that is to do with imagination creativity and storytelling and trust me I can fit in a quote in any possible conversation. I read books, people and everything in between. Bored of writing usual bios, I write poetry instead which is available on my blog on wordpress.com. Here for journalism, because the truth is etched on my mind, tongue, pen and now the keyboard as well. This bio is a little different from usual because That is what I am best at, adding creativity to everything (don’t worry, won’t do this with your news).


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