Friendship Day Special: Heartwarming stories of Bonding from Regional Cinema

Cinema is one of the mediums which exposed us to the stories of friendship, many of these movies taught us the true meaning of being friends. Somehow, we have been inspired by this medium and we apply their teachings in our life too. Over the years, we have been admiring movies like Dil Chahta Hai, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, and many more of such films. So, today on the eve of this Friendship Day, we thought of introducing you to some of the stories and the bonds between characters which will definitely give you a deep insight into the bond of friendship.

So, check out the list:


A still from Fandry

This Marathi language drama directed by Nagraj Manjule starts off with a comical theme, a sweet and innocent story of Jabya, a young schoolboy who falls in love with Shalu, his school mate. This innocent story will make you cry at the end. But not talking about the sad part now, the bond portrayed between Jabya and his only friend Pirya is a perfect example of what a great bond and friendship can be defined as. They both share each and every secret of theirs, this bond of theirs will definitely make you smile, cry, and everything. 


A still from Premam

The 2015 Malayalam film Premam majorly highlights complex love relationships. It follows the story of George from his teenage days and how circumstances lead him to a lot of failures. But his friends are always present to support him and this bond of three friends shown in this movie is definitely a treat to watch. The story concludes on a point that how different stages of failures lead him to self-discovery and the purpose of his life. And in this journey, his friends play a major role. Directed by Alphonse Putharen, the film stars Nivin Pauly and Sai Pallavi.

Happy Days

A still from Happy Days

Missing your college days? Then this 2007 film is for you. The plot of the film revolves around teenagers and their life in an engineering college. The film beautifully explores each and every year of the college and how bonds of friendship keep evolving and getting strong as time passes. This one is filled with comedy with a touch of changing emotion. Directed by Sekhar Kammula, this film stars Varun Sandesh, Tamannah Bhatia, Nikhil Siddharth, and Rahul Haridas.

So, that was the list hope you will love binge-watching these stories.

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