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August 3 is Friendship Day
Amitabh Bachchan and Dharmendra's camaraderie as Jai and Veeru in cult film 'Sholay' has been voted the best example of onscreen friendships in Bollywood, in a new survey.
International Friendship Day falls on Sunday, and ahead of the occasion, matrimonial website Shaadi.com conducted an online survey to find out what the country's single Indian women felt about famous celebrity friendships.
When they were asked to vote for the best onscreen friendships in tinsel town, 39.1 per cent of the 4,700 respondents voted for Jai and Veeru.
It was followed by Anjali and Rahul from 'Kuch Kuch Hota Hai' with 33.8 per cent votes. They were characters essayed Kajol and Shah Rukh Khan respectively.
On the third spot are Vijayalakshmi and Rani from 'Queen' with 14.2 per cent. Vijayalakshmi was essayed by model-actress Lisa Haydon, and Rani was played effortlessly by Kangana Ranaut.
The top four were rounded up the '3 Idiots' trio of Rancho, Raju and Farhan with 12.9 per cent. The roles were immortalised on screen by Aamir Khan, Sharnan Joshi and R.Madhavan respectively.
'The results suggest that people are looking at celebrities as real people with real relationships. These are some of the most successful Bollywood relationships whose love and understanding for each other also makes them great friends,' Gourav Rakshit, COO, Shaadi.com, said in a statement.
Here are some more iconic friendships portrayed onsceen in Bollywood movies.
Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
A modern-day film where three childhood buddies take a road trip through Spain before one of them is about to be married. Though a fun-filled ride, it does have its speed bumps along the way when they all have to undergo an activity that they are most afraid of underwater sea diving, sky diving, racing with bulls for their life! But in the end, they are still friends for life!
Dil Chahata Hai
This cult film was quite popular amongst the youth when it released. It was modern, slick and dealt with silly to serious problems in a smooth transition. It did make Goa the go-to place with your friends and the journey of three friends from their college days to matured adults was portrayed in a new manner.
Rang De Basanti
Friendship, love, blood, patriotism the film managed to portray all of it seamlessly in a few hours. The journey of an inseparable group of friends who love to chill turn serious when things go wrong in real life. Though all of them were very close, the bond between Sukhi and DJ was quite a watch.
With inputs from IANS
Image source: Bollywood Life
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