is said that the relationship between a brother and sister can not be
described in words. The bond is pure, divine and strong. It carries the
warmth of love, sense of protection, family, friendship, a few tiffs, a
smidge of fights and ultimately, the bond becomes your life. So in light
of the beautiful day of Raksha Bandhan
that passed a few days ago,
BollyCurry lists a few movies which depict the sacred bond shared
between a brother and sister.
"Phoolon ka taaron ka, sabka kehna hai. Ek hazaaron mein, meri behna hai
lyrics, the song has been immortalized and achieved a cult status as it
depicts a brother's unending love for his sister. The core plot of the
movie revolves around a brother's journey to find his estranged sister
and save her from the cruel tangles of drug mafias and her spiraling
life from its addiction. It is a heart warming story of a brother's
struggle against the world for his sister, of how ultimately he ends up
saving her only to lose her again. It truly reflects the sibling duo and
his immense faith in it that they will unite one day.
1999 family blockbuster is all about family and relationships, be it
the relationship between a mother and her sons, husband and wife, lovers
and ultimately siblings. Though the movie focused more on the
relationship between the brothers their mother, Hum Saath-Saath Hain
beautifully depicted the love between the brothers and their sole
sister. When Vivek (Mohnish Behl
) utters to his step-sister Sangeeta
(Neelam), "Tere saath dukh mere, mere saare sukh tere
", not only it moved the estranged mother's heart, it also is synonymous with the movie's title.
brother protecting the honor and respect of his sister is what society
expects of this relationship, but what happens when the role reverses?
If brothers can shield their sisters from harm, why can't the sisters do
the same? When they do, they play the role with commitment and
integrity. This is the plot of the My Brother...Nikhil.
tells the story of a swimming champion, Nikhil, whose world comes
crashing down when he is diagnosed with HIV. He ends up being shunned
from the society and thus, with very little self pride. This is when his
elder sister fights the world, including her family, to free his
brother and return his lost status in the society hierarchy.
Shreyas Talpade & Shweta Pandit - Iqbal
movie of a deaf-mute boy, portrays the relationship between Iqbal and
Khadija as the latter helps the former to achieve his dream - a simple
goal of being selected in the national Indian cricket team. His aim is
passionately shared by Khadija and along his journey, she plays his
mentor, his support and his strength. It's a soul stirring movie about
the dreams of a young boy and what makes it all the more special is the
realistic portrayal of the sibling relationship. A must watch on this
movie released in 2000 is still remembered for two main reasons;
chartbuster music and Shah Rukh Khan
and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
brother and sister for the first time on the silver screen. Set in the
picturesque locations of Goa where gang wars are rampant, Max (SRK) and
Shirley (Aishwarya) are orphans who grew up with each other in the name
of family. They start off as fun people, playing pranks and sharing
every moment with each other. However, when crisis strikes, she has to
choose between the man she loves and her brother, her loyalties are
divided and this reflects when she chooses her brother. It truly depicts
that sibling bonds are forever.
yet dotting elder brothers are the pride of sisters, and this forms the
premise of this movie. Vishaal (Arbaaz Khan
) is the intense, brooding
older brother while Muskaan (Kajol
Devgn) is the young, chirpy one and
needless to say, the soul of his life. When he senses that she has
fallen for a man who he deems incompetent, he does his best to
discourage the young lover and save her life. The sibling bond between
the two, where he persistently keeps an eye on her and acts like a wall
to protect her from any kind of possible harm, is the perfect portrayal
of the protective streak that brothers have for their sisters.
is a rule some follow when they are in love - love everything that your
loved one loves. Raju (Salman Khan
) loves his older sister Pooja
(Ashwini Bhave) and she is equally fond of him. When she gets married to
a rich landlord, she takes along her then young brother to her new
house. Sensing his sister's love for her husband, Raju thinks it is his
duty to follow every word of his brother-in-law like it is the law,
knowing that by doing so, he would only ensure the happiness of his
sister when she sees the two most precious men in her life getting along
well. So when his sister's married life goes through some crisis, he
does all he can to save it. The movie shows the sacrificial side of the
brother-sister relationship where one sacrifices his happiness to ensure
the joy of other.
Prateik Babbar & Genelia D'souza - Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na
are your first best friends, even when you don't even know the meaning
of the word. Aditi (Genelia D'Souza) and Amit (Prateik Babbar) are shown
as two bickering siblings. When she finally asks him for the reason of
his rude behavior with her, the one who used to be her best friend, he
replies that he does it to get her attention. As she has moved on from
being his best friends and he wasn't able to do so, he explains that he
misses her and that is why he teases her; to make her aware of his
presence. However, the sweetest part of their relationship was not him
missing her all these years despite living in the same household, but
him letting her go to be with the man she loves, the very man he was so
fond of insulting. Because, at the end of the day, her happiness is what
matters the most.
and sisters, be friends or foes, share a relation that is beyond
explanation. No third person is needed to sow the seeds of this bond, it
is a relation which only the sister-brother can understand. It's a bond
that is precious and to be cherished!
Writer: Maisooma B.
Editor(s): Mayu N. & Jenifer Y.