When it comes to Bollywood romantic comedies, there are certain age old formulas that have become as important as sugar to Laddoos. Without them, a movie is not complete. Repeated again and again, every one of them has developed cult followers and diehard fan-base of their own.
1. Cool Guy
The lover boy is just too cool to be real
2. Target Prince Charming
The primary goal of every girl is find her prince charming. Her time is spent dreaming about him
3. Bunch of Buddies
Every pair of lovers will have a bunch of buddies to support them, no matter what happens
4. Bestie to the rescue
The girl has best buddy who works as a messenger things get tough
5. Late realization
It is not until the last moment will one of the lead pair realize love was around all the time. A tearful confession is to be followed.
6. Rain in every season
No matter what month of the year it is, when the two lovers meet it will rain; often leading to coochee coochee moments later.
7. Silly Villians
A bunch of silly villains after the girl and her money
8. The Frog Prince
All it takes is for the frog to turn into a prince to win over a girl or vice versa. But how does this change happen so easily
9. Now or Never
Simran rushing to her Raj never ceases to entertain movie goers, no matter how often it is repeated. The final rush to into the arms of lover is followed by cheers always. Wonder why it should always be now or never?
10. She is Mine
It would be easier to count corrupt politicians than Bollywood movies with two guys falling for the same girl
11. Who Am I?
The formula of guy in gals clothes has come a long way since Big B sang ‘mere aangane mein’. Today, the guy can beat many heroines in looks.
12. Opposing Love
Love happens between girl and boy whose parents are at logger heads with each other
13. Love at first sight
Love can happen at first sight anywhere, anytime and anyhow with any girl without knowing anything further about her.
All you have to do is wear sunglasses and cap to hide your identity from near and dear ones
Somewhere down the storyline the lover boy gets beaten but does not stop professing his love for the girl
A comedian keeps you awake when the going gets boring.
17. Wedding Interrupted
And finally when everything is set for the wedding to take place, some has to interrupt it!
18. All Is Well
All is well that ends well. Fortunately, everything settles down to happy ending in romantic comedies.