5 Movies That Made Karwa Chauth Popular Across Different Cultures in India

From La tomatino is Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara to Friendship Day in Kucch Kucch Hota Hai, Bollywood has made many offbeat festivals popular in India. However, Bollywood has never glamourized any festival as much as Karwa Chauth. Thanks to Bollywood’s association of Karwa Chauth with your love for your spouse,  people from across India and different religious belief are now celebrating Karwa Chauth to wish long life for their partners.

Here are 5 films that made Karwa Chauth popular across different cultures

1) Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge

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This is one Karwa chauth movie that gave new love goals to people in relationship. Who can forget Raj fasting along with Simran (awwwww) and Simran creating all the drama to be able to drink water from Raj’s hand.  This Aditya Chopra movie has clearly played a massive role in making Karwa Chauth popular in  India.

2) Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam

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Aishwarya pleading the moon to come out and Salman pleading him not to, the reason for both being love and companionship.  Can Karwa Chauth be any better?  Chand chupa badal mein is one of the best karwa chauth songs that is loved by every Indian woman

3) Baaghbaan

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Remember, Amitabh Bachchan fasting for his wife and their heart-felt conversation showcasing their pain of not being able to stay together on this auspicious day.  This Karwa Chauth movie made everyone wish for a partner like that and it also proved that age is no bar to show love to your significant other.  And it clearly made Karwa Chauth more popular in India.

4) Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gum

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If you want to have a glimpse of how grand the festival can be , especially outside India, Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gum is your perfect Karwa Chauth movie. The costume, the dance, the colour and the rituals, we all wish to celebrate our favorite festival in true Karan Johar style

5) Ishq Vishq

Ishq Vishq

If you are finding it difficult to express your love to someone, do it in Amrita Rao’s style from the movie Ishq Vishq. A college girl keeps the fast for her lover and their conversation after that is the sweetest thing you can see. So girls if there is a secret crush,  keeping the fast and a DVD of this movie might come really helpful.

So ladies, grab your popcorn ; oops, you are fasting!  Never mind you can still lay down and watch some of these movies and fall in love with Karwa Chauth all over again.

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Arayan Kummar Sharma

Arayan Kummar Sharma is Cofounder of AHA Taxis and CMO.

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