Top Bollywood movies that made us cry our eyes out
One can experience catharsis and a well-needed crying session after watching a sad movie. Here are some Bollywood movies that would make you want to get ice cream, a tissue box, and stay in bed for a few extra hours.
1. Anand (1971)
This movie is an emotional roller coaster about a dying man who looks at life with a positive attitude and enjoys his time knowing fully well his disease is incurable and that he is going to die soon. His last wish is to live whatever he has left, to the fullest.
2. Veer Zaara (2004)
It is a story about selflessness, sacrifice, and transcoding borders. A Muslim girl from Lahore meets and falls in love with a Hindu Indian pilot, played by Priety Zinta and Shah Rukh Khan. He goes on to sacrifice his freedom to protect her dignity and life.
3. Taare Zameen Par (2007)
The movie is an eye-opener of our flawed and ableist education system and how important mental health is to have a healthy lifestyle. The movie can make you cry in every instance even though it has a happy ending.
4. Ghajini (2008)
A heartbreaking story of love, revenge, moving on and disability, executed to perfection by Aamir Khan. The protagonist suffers short-term memory loss with a memory span of fifteen minutes and lives in despair as his love was killed right in front of his eyes.
5. The Sky is Pink (2019)
Despite knowing that she has a terminal illness, they give it their all to raise Aisha and give her all the happiness in the world. It is a story that explores what it’s like taking care of and then losing your child. A real contender that'll make you cry out a river.