Valetine's is all about love, mush, affection, care, passion and all that.
Hey! Isn't Bollywood just that? Yes, we are a business that swears by the power of love and thrives on various forms of the emotion.
So what better way to celebrate Valentine's Day than by raising a toast to some of the most celebrated love stories of Bollywood...
Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge
That this film is running in one of the theatres in Mumbai till date since past seventeen years isn't enough to tell how magical it must have been.
While Raj became the quintessential lover, Simran was every girl who dared to love.
Starring Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol, DDLJ is one of the most popular love stories that Bollywood has ever produced.
They say when you marry, you don't marry a person but you marry a family.
Similar was the story of this love.
When the boy falls in love with a girl, he also embraces her deaf and mute parents.
It is the story of love between a father and her daughter - expressed beautifully in least of words.
The film starred Salman Khan, Manisha Koirala, Nana Patekar and Seema Biswas.
Be it the one starring Dilip Kumar or Shah Rukh Khan, this sad tale of love can't be missed when talking about biggest love stories produced in Bollywood.
Dev loves Paro but he doesn't express it. Paro loves Dev but can't marry her.
Chandramukhi, a prostitute loves Dev but society won't let them unite.
This complex tale of relationships touches your heart every time you watch it.
Devdas starred Shah Rukh Khan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Madhuri Dixit in the lead roles.
Maine Pyaar Kia
Teenage romance can't getter better than this.
This film not only changed the way of Indian films from action packed eighties to romantic nineties, but also gave newer definitions of love and friendship to the youngsters.
While dialogues like 'Dosti me No sorry, no Thank You' and Dosti ki hai, nibhani toh padegi became hot fav, 'Friend' cap and teddy bears became the new symbols of mush.
Maine Pyar Kia launched two stars - Salman Khan and Bhagyashree.
Asif's magnum opus Mughal-e-Azam, the love story of Salim, a royal prince and Anarkali, a courtesean remains as one of the most impactful love story of all times.
That love conquers all was written all over the sizzling chemistry shared by majestic Dilip saab and ever beautiful Madhubala.
This one of those modern day love stories that touched heart without much a hullabaloo.
When the most intelligent of girls failed his test of love, a mentally challenged girl passed in flying colors and they lived happily ever after.
That's Barfi! for you - sweet, simple and effective.
Ranbir Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra only added beauty to this masterpiece.
Barfi! also starred Illeana D'Cruz.
The film might not have done wonders at the Box Office but, Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Guzaarish starring Hrithik Roshan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is one of the most impactful love stories.
He is a bed ridden paraplegic, she is his married nurse, who hates her husband - but on the last day of his life, he declares her as his wife and you know that 'it is a wonderful world'!
Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam
Passion was written all over this love story starring Aishwarya and Salman Khan.
'Usne meri aatma ko chua hai,' she tells her mother and you believe it.
She's ready to walk out of a marriage to unite with her lover - that's love.
And her husband is ready to take her close to her lover - that is also love!
Kuch Kuch Hota Hai
New decade, new love! Karan Johar treated his young fans with a new taste of love that was light, sweet and started from friendship.
'Pyar dosti hai,' says Rahul and the sales of friendship bands catapulted.
It was a new wave of love that swept everyone and we loved it too! Kuch Kuch Hota Hai starred Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol and debutant Rani Mukherjee.
Love at first sight can't get a better treatment that this.
He looks at her and then he cannot look elsewhere, ever. He is a reporter and she is a suicide bomber - still he loves her.
Getting close to her means inching closer to death - yet he dares to get close. Finally, the two unite in death.
A tragic but touching love story starring Shah Rukh and Manisha Koirala