Astrology is one of the significant Hindu beliefs. It is reflected in every genre of the country. It is believed that celestial bodies and revolving planets impact human lives strongly. People believe in reincarnation and karma and believe in spending their lives by their astrological charts and horoscope. In that case, how Bollywood can be an exception?
Bollywood has also embraced the bouts of astrology with equal enthusiasm, love, respect, and believe. There are many movies in which Hindi Cinema has reflected this astrological viewpoint of Indian society and its impact.
In this article, we have enlisted top 5 Bollywood movies based on astrology.
1. What’s your Raashee?
This Priyanka Chopra starrer movie was based on 12 zodiac signs. The story includes a Hero (Harman Baweja) who started bride hunting with a decision of seeing 12 girls, each belonging to a different sun sign. He believed that this astrological aspect would help him to find the right girl. His personality and compatibility with girls of other zodiac signs are portrayed in a somewhat funny manner. He perceives a different kind of vibe from every girl, and each of one tries out a different technique to impress him.
The movie What’s Your Raashee shows how astrology and a perfect zodiac match is still the first thing when it comes to matchmaking. Most of the matrimonial, either newspapers or websites, lay stress over this aspect of Indian society.
Salman Khan’s Saawan is our second choice. This movie is a serious compliment on the astrological interpretations and how they can change the course of life of a layman. It describes that sometimes the predictions and astrology can affect our life negatively as well.
The story starts when the protagonist visits an astrologer (Salman Khan), and the astrologer predicts the death of his girlfriend. With the unfortunate death of the actress, the astrologer earns the wrath of Hero. The Hero blames astrologer and decides to take revenge on him. The entire movie depicts how the sun sign of the heroine coincides with the sun sign of the astrologer. In the end, the astrologer takes his life to bring the girl back to her life. It is interesting to see the portrayal of incidents.
3. Kuch Kuch Hota hai
The mega-blockbuster movie, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, also had the put of astrology angle in it. The star cast includes Shahrukh Khan, Rani Mukherjee, Salman Khan, and Kajol and the story revolves around their love triangle. The astrologers predict that Anjali (Kajol) cannot get married to Aman ( Salman Khan) Because their stars are not aligned in the right way and they can create obstacles in their getting married.
Their prediction happens to be , and the marriage broke off. Ultimately, Anjali gets married to Raj completing their year’s old love story.
4. Milenge Milenge
Milenge Milenge movie discusses a strange plot of destiny and tarot card reading. The skeptical heroine Kareena Kapoor is told by her tarot card reader that’s he will get the love of her life in the foreign land. And, when the heroine meets Hero (Shahid Kapoor), she wonders if the predictions were accurate or if the Hero is lying. To confirm the scene, she challenges her destiny. The whole movie is based on the concept that if two people are destined to meet, nothing can stop them.
5. Lage Raho Munna Bhai
Being a Manglik becomes the most significant problem when the person decides to get married. The same happens with the protagonist of the movie Lage Raho Munna Bhai. This Sanjay Dutt starrer movie was a super hit. The actual birth details of the heroine Dia Marzi are hidden just because she is a Manglik but, she decides to break the havoc and tells the truth to the Hero (Abhishek Bachchan). After discussing the fact, she leaves the decision of getting married or not on the Hero. Although the astrological concept of the movie is a bit is resolving from the above, but it was new fuel for the brain.
Whether you believe it or not, astrology is a vital part of Indian society, and one cannot escape it. The movies of this kind may have a good or bad impact on society, but the audience whole-heartedly accepts them.