12 Popular Friendship Quotes from Bollywood

Bollywood movies have explored various facets of friendship. A few of them have been about carefree bonding between two friends of the same gender while others have been about a platonic relationship between a boy and a girl. But then there are some, where the friendship between opposite sex culminates into a lifelong love. Irrespective of the way friendship has been presented in Indian movies, there have been dialogues, both meaningful and funny, all of which have touched our hearts.

We have rounded up the best friendship quotes from Bollywood films.

Maine Pyar Kiya

Dosti ka ek oosul hai madam ... no sorry, no thank you Click To Tweet

Sooraj Barjatya’s 1989 release Maine Pyar Kiya became a blockbuster hit as soon as it hit the silver screens. The innocent friendship followed by a sparkling chemistry between the newcomers Salman Khan and Bhagya Shree was loved by the audience and so were its dialogues. This friendship quote from the film especially became popular among the youngsters.


Dosti ki hai nibhani toh padegi hi Click To Tweet

This is another famous dialogue from Maine Pyar Kiya and one which soon became a friendship mantra of the year in which it was released.


Bane chahe dushman zamana hamara, salamat rahe dostana hamara … na bechre marke bhi hum doston, hum mein dosti ki kasam doston … pata koi pooche toh kehte hai hum, ek dujhe ke dil mein rehte hai hum … nahi aur koi thikana hamara, salamat rahe dostana hamara.

These beautiful lyrics from the Amitabh Bachchan-Shatrugan Sinha-Zeenat Aman starrer Dostana were used by Alok Nath in Hum Aapke Hein Kaun to define his friendship with Anupam Kher.

Kal Ho Naa Ho

Pyar ka pehla kadam dosti hai, aur aakhari bhi ... bus beech ke kadam reh gaye hain. Click To Tweet

This romantic friendship quote from Shahrukh Khan-Saif Ali Khan-Pretty Zinta starrer Kal Ho Naa Ho wants us to think over the thin line between love and friendship!


Dard se aankhen chaar kar lenge, hum bhi imtihaan de denge … teri dosti ke khatir aye dost, hum dushmano se bhi pyar kar lenge.

Aamir Khan-Kajol starrer Fanna included several well-written dialogues but this one on friendship has particularly been appreciated by the audience.

Kuch Kuch Hota Hai

Pyar dosti hai … agar woh meri sab se achchi dost nahin ban sakti, to main usse kabhi pyar kar hi nahi sakta … kyunki dosti bina toh pyar hota hi nahin … simple, pyar dosti hai.

Oh, what a way to describe love! Perhaps this iconic dialogue from the Shahrukh-Kajol-Rani starrer blockbuster dance hit Kuch Kuch Hota Hai paved way for the youngsters to believe that two people first need to be good friends to be good lovers.


3 Idiots

Dost fail ho jaye toh dukh hota hai ... lekin dost first aa jaye toh zyada dukh hota hai. Click To Tweet

Reminding us the day of fun filled college day friendships, this dialogue was aptly delivered by R Madhvan in the biggest Bollywood blockbuster 3 Idiots.

Table No. 21

Khushiyan kisi ki mohtaj nahin hoti, dosti yunhi ittefaq se nahin hoti … kuch toh maine honge is pal ke, warna yunhi aapse mulaqat nahin hoti.

This dialogue from Aditya Datt’s thriller drama Table No. 21 did not have much relevance to the plot, however Paresh Rawal’s style and the deep meaning behind the words make us appreciate this one.

Shoot Out at Wadala

Dosti ka koi mazhab nahi hota. Dost aur mauke baar baar nahi aate. Click To Tweet

A short and sweet friendship quote, but so true! This one is from the crime thriller film, Shoot Out At Wadala

Once Upon a Time In Mumbai Dobaara

Sachche dost aasoon ki tarah hote hai ... yahan dil udaas hua ... wahan woh aa gaye. Click To Tweet

This one is from Akshay Kumar-Imran Khan-Sonakshi Sinha starrer Once Upon A Time In Mumbai Dobaara and no other words could describe how well friends can understand your feelings.

Chashme Badoor

Chahe marr hum jaye phir bhi marham lagake jayenge ... dost ke dil se utar ke nahi, dost ke dil mein utar ke jayenge. Click To Tweet

David Dhawan’s 2013 release Chashme Badoor may be a comedy film but this friendship quote from the same is quite emotional and touching.


Raah chalte buddu banate hai dost … cold drink bolke daru pilate hai dost … girlfriend bolke auntyon se milwaate hai dost … kitne bhi kamine ho, par yaad bahut aate hai dost.

This funny dialogue from Divya Khosla Kumar’s Yaariyan truly brings out the bindaas camaraderie between the friends!

Yarriyan cast

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