Bollywood is an all time package of love, emotion, masti, and drama. Ladies sing for their men or vice-versa, running around the trees and flowers colliding. From vigorous action to a soft romantic genre, Bollywood has been presenting us with of its unique creations. However, there are some movies that have made even the toughest cry! Watch 13 emotional scenes of Bollywood that will make you cry your eyes out!


Taare Zameen Par saw a dyslexic child suffering against routine life & the competitive world. Tears streamed out from our eyes when the little Ishaan breaks down to tears as he is left at the boarding school. All of us cried when the song played, “Teri Parwah Karta Hun Main Ma.”


Ye jo Desh hai tera

As Mohan Bhargava, in Swadesh, recalls the most wonderful time spent with the simple folks of his village in India, A. R. Rahman‘s soulful voice serenades along Bismillah Khan’s shehnai.


Ae Zindagi gale laga le

Sadma has the most heart-wrenching climaxes ever. As the train with Sridevi in it, pulls out of the station, Kamal Hasan tries to remind her of the time they had spent. He enacts all those situations which they had been through while she was not mentally fit. However, now having forgotten everything after treatment, Sridevi fails to recognise him and thinking of Kamal Hasan as a madman turns away her face.


O Saathi re

Omkara takes a darker turn as the lovebirds, Omkara and Dolly are torn apart by the seeds of suspicion planted by Langda Tyagi between them. The film ends with a token of misunderstanding. Omkara murders his beloved out of rage though ultimately realising his misconception.


O Devaaa…

Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay‘s classic Devdas played by protagonist Shahrukh Khan is a story of failed romance of an alcoholic yet dedicated lover. The tearjerker happens when he breathes his last due to Tuberculosis at the doorsteps of his beloved Paro while she runs to his rescue and fails. Devdas breathes his last and the Diya burns out.


Yeh Dosti

Sholay has been deemed a classic for several reasons. The most poignant scene is the death of Jai with Yeh Dosti Hum Nahi Todenge echoing in the background, as he breathes his last on Veeru’s lap. Veeru realises how his friend cheated him with the coin and chose to stay back and die.


Hum bane Tum bane

When Rati Agnihotri’s character in Ek Duje Ke Liye, is gang-raped and his love Kamal Hasan is beaten up by the goons and left to die, both of them decide to commit suicide. They embrace each other and death by jumping off the cliff to end their misery.


Anjali Anjali Anjali!

Mani Ratnam’s Anjali is a story of a child who is differently abled. She slowly starts to gain love and support of everyone. However, the misery prevails while one morning she does not wake up. Her older sister screams and runs around the house, asking others to try and wake up her baby sister.



In recent times, it’s Bajrangi Bhaijaan that has left us teary-eyed when Salman leaves Pakistan and Munni run towards him for farewell and screams out her first word for him, Mama.



Hrishikesh Mukherjee‘s Anand had a climax that no one could forget. Bachchan’s character arrives too late to find Anand dead. Hopelessly he screams at him to talk when the record player bursts into ‘Babumoshai…’.


Zindagi ki yahi reet hai

The cheerful world of Anil and his children in Mr. India turns into darkness when the youngest, Tina is blown off by a bomb hidden in a teddy. They gather around her grave to say their final goodbyes with ‘Zindagi ki yahi reet hai’ playing in the background.

emotional scenes from bollywood

Behn di taki, Dil mei bas gayi hai yaar

In Rang de Basanti, when a group of friends decide to rebel against corruption, the fun environment turns to tormenting. DJ bleeds to his death and confesses his love for Sue which she helplessly listens to on the radio. DJ doesn’t fail to deliver his last joke even at the face of death.

emotional scenes from bollywood

Mera pehle pyaar adhoora reh gaya

Karan Johar’s directorial debut made us cry innumerable times especially when Anjali realises that his best friend and the love of her life is in love with someone else. She cries out, “Mera pehle pyaar adhoora reh gaya, Rifat bi”. This scene connected with almost everyone on earth.

emotional scenes from bollywood


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