Most of the movies display some message to the viewers. Also, most of the movies depict what is happening in society. Even the romance, love, marriage, and so on portrayed in the films are a reflection seen in society.
But you have only a few movies that depict the strife and discord of a married couple. So here are a few such films about the conflicts and bonuses in a marriage.
Tanu Weds Manu Returns
Released in 2015, this is a sequel to Tanu Weds Manu. This is the story of a couple that is not happy in their marriage. This comedy flick showcases a couple’s struggles and then separate due to differences. There is love but no adjustment. So after the separation, they try to move on but fail miserably. In the end, they unite, knowing they are inseparable. Kangana Ranaut and R. Madhavan have played their part well as the leads.
Dum Laga Ke Haisha
Again a 2015 release is directed by Sharat Katariya, a debutant. A handsome hunk Prem, played by Ayushmann Khurrana, is a victim of the arranged marriage. From his side, there is no love for his wife Sandhya, played by Bhumi Pednekar. She is overweight, and this is a big put off for him. In the end, he learns a good lesson that beauty is not everything. And people who are not good looking can also be lovable. Learning this the hard way, he also leaves a good message for the viewers.
A 2007 movie starring Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif in the lead roles. A story of an NRI girl brought up by westernized culture trying to be paired with a typical Indian farmer born and brought up in a rural setup. Both are poles apart, and there is no compatibility of any kind, yet they are forcibly married. She is not interested in him and goes back to England and shows interest in marrying an English man. But eventually, there is a difference between the two, and she goes back to her Indian husband falling in love with him, seeing his good side, and both reunite.
Rab Ne Ban Di Jodi
This is a 2008 flick with debutant Anushka Sharma paired against King Khan. Tanya is forced to marry Surinder Singh due to some unavoidable circumstances. She had some dreams about marriage, and her husband did not fit into this. She is unhappy about the marriage and strays from it. It is none other than her husband who has taken a different avatar to woo her. Eventually, she falls in love with him, sees his good nature and accepts him in his original form.
Shah Rukh Khan and Rani Mukerjee star in this 2003 movie. It is a love story about a rich girl marrying a middle-class, happy-to-go-lucky guy. They fall in love and marry. However, their status is the villain in their happy marriage. They fight and separate. But in the end, they unite as their love binds them. The parts played by the lead pair is commendable and also leave a lesson for the viewers.
These are some movies that teach how to make a marriage work. If you understand the partner, you can make your marriage work. If society learns a lesson or two from these movies, many happier marriages will be among us.
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