Romance! As the name suggests we all love to have more of it in our lives. We all love in our lives, so we love to watch romance in Cinema too.
Romance has become an inseparable part of Cinema. Indian movies have explored this genre over the years by making some great, fab movies, which have given the audience a lovable treat.
So has the regional Marathi Cinema. In recent years, it has also made various content-driven Romantic movies and gained immense popularity all over India and even in international film festivals.
Other Regional Languages like Telugu, Tamil, and Malayalam all produce quality work in the Romance genre.
Presenting some of the Best Marathi Romantic Movies which have spread lots of love among the audiences.
Best Marathi Romantic Movies You Must Watch
This is a story about a bad breakup between the young couple Alok and Indu. The central plot shows the bitter end of their relationship.
It takes an interesting turn when Alok’s parents learn about the situation, so they both get involved to reconcile despite Alok’s disinterest.
It’s a fresh, new-age romantic drama-comedy that subtly bridges the gap between parents and a son.
Special mention: Milind Jog’s cinematography is brilliant. He makes every single frame look beautiful, and he uses some camera movements that have never been used in Marathi Cinema.
Written & Directed by Varun Narvekar
Cast: Mithila Palkar, Amey Wagh
Chinmayee Sumeet, Sachin Khedekar
A School-Romance, a story about pure teenage love.
A fourteen-year-old boy named “Joshi” has a crush on his classmate girl “Shirodkar”, and he wants to convey these feelings to her.
Joshi has three friends along with him everywhere, who are also going through the same phase of love-like feelings.
The treatment of this movie is gentle & sweet. Nicely written characters & sincerely performed by each of the actors.
We see maturity in Direction & Written for an immature love story.
Adapted from the novel of the same name by Milind Bokil.
Screenplay: Avinash Deshpande
Directed by: Sujay Dahake
Cast: Anshuman Joshi, Ketaki Mategaonkar
Mumbai Pune Mumbai
As the name suggests, the story is about a young girl from Mumbai who, as her mother says, comes to Pune to meet a prospective groom and then goes back to Mumbai. Something really great happens in between. She meets someone else.
The film has a well-paced Screenplay. Characters keep shifting their places from one to another, so it becomes a ride throughout the city. It is one of the Best Marathi Romantic Movies of All Time, it was in remade in Hindi as Mumbai Delhi Mumbai.
Story & Screenplay: Satish Rajwade, Parag Kulkarni
Directed by: Satish Rajwade
Cast: Mukta Barve, Swapnil Joshi
Ti Sadhya Kay Karte?
“What’s she up to these days?” This is the central plot of this film.
It’s a love story of Anurag, aka Anya & Tanvi. Both are childhood friends who used to live in the same colony and they used to study in the same school too.
It’s the occasion of a reunion party of batchmates happening after years and the actual present time in the film, which changes everything for Anya as he starts remembering his childhood best friend and love, Tanvi.
With some delightful dialogues and very well acted, this movie serves as a memento to each one of us who had once loved someone.
Story: Satish Rajwade Screenplay: Manaswini Lata Ravindra
Directed by: Satish Rajwade
Cast: Ankush Chaudhari, Tejashri Pradhan
Abhinay Berde, Arya Ambekar
Hruditya Rajwade, Nirmohi Agnihotri
Like the name suggests, it’s about a newly married couple who find relishing moments while riding double seat.
They live in a middle-class family in a chawl in Mumbai. They both seem to be compromising on their privacy and romance.
It’s when their life takes turns when they both decide to move out of the house & shift to the new one without their parents.
Both Writer-Kshitij Patwardhan & Director Vidwans are the real heroes of the movie; they’ve proved this through a simple approach, dialogues & narrative.
Story-Screenplay-Dialogues: Kshitij Patwardhan, Sameer Vidwans
Directed by: Sameer Vidwans
Cast: Mukta Barve, Ankush Chaudhary
A story about two strangers who meet at a marriage counselor’s office. A small conversation between them leads to the close friendship and then an unconfessed love.
marriage. When they both are about to confess their feelings to each other, their respective spouses come back into their lives.
Cast: Atul Kulkarni, Sagarika Ghatge
Story: Satish Rajwade Screenplay & Dialogues: Chinmay Kelkar
Directed by: Satish Rajwade
Chi Va Chi Sau Ka
It’s about a Mr. & a Miss. They are Mr.Satyaprakash & Miss. Savitri respectively.
Like all tradition-following Marathi families, their respective parents also want them to meet, greet, and eventually marry with all customs and rituals.
But. To convince today’s young generation couple isn’t an easy task; they both demand to have a live-in relationship.
Director has given a different approach to the narrative; we see every character breaking the 4th wall after some scenes.
Unlike other rom-coms, we get to see some quirky characters, and they are exactly opposites.
Screenplay: Paresh Mokashi, Madhugandha Kulkarni
Directed by: Paresh Mokashi
Cast: Lalit Prabhakar, Mrunmayee Godbole
Just like we love to do it all the time & especially in the teenage, in which one can easily fall in love with someone, but this someone can be anyone!
Dagdu is a mischievous boy, ill-mannered, and bad at behavior. He fails in all subjects in college. Without taking this seriously, he keeps doing the same and finally falls in love with Prajakta Lele, a big villain in Dagdu’s life. But why?
Cast: Prathamesh Parab, Ketaki Mategaonkar
Based on: Knocked Up by Shaiju Matthew
Story & Screenplay: Priyadarshan Jadhav & Ravi Jadhav
Directed by: Ravi Jadhav
It’s a classic novel of the same name written by Late. Suhas Shirvalkar.
It was adapted into a full-fledged screenplay by Chinmay, and a huge ensemble cast was directed by Sanjay Jadhav, who was also known as a Cinematographer.
Revolving around a youngster boy, Shreyas, who has shifted to Pune & has started studying in SP college.
Set in the 70’s it gives the feel of Hindi cinema of that time.
Initially, this movie is about friendship, camaraderie, and rivalry. But moreover, it later becomes a love triangle. Shreyas loves Shirin, and Meenu loves Shreyas, but Shirin is going to marry some other guy.
Cast: Ankush Chaudhari, Swapnil Joshi, Jitendra Joshi, Sai Tamhankar, Urmila Kanitkar
Screenplay: Chinmay Mandlekar
Directed by: Sanjay Jadhav
Coffee Ani Barach Kahi
Coffee- having the central place, a special attraction in the film, the story also begins from the place itself, a coffee shop.
Jaai is a typical, happy-go-lucky girl whose idea of love is inspired by films.
Nishaad is exactly the opposite and thinks love has no purpose in life, and it’s just an illusion
This both opposite character attracts finally and meet right there at the coffee shop. Both fall in love with each other. But, will the confess this feeling to each other? Or who will confess it firstly?
A simple, refreshing love story, quite modern and progressive, and it is set in a metro city
Cast: Vaibhav Tatwawadi, Prarthana Behere, Neha Mahajan
Written By: Aditi Moghe
Directed By: Prakash Kunte
Also Check the list of Best Marathi Movies of All Time
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