Some Bollywood movies do more than just capture the essence.
Directed by Yash Chopra and starring Shah Rukh Khan and Preeti Zinta, this romantic drama film showcases the celebration of Lohri in a small village in Punjab. The film depicts traditional elements of Lori, such as singing and dancing around a bonfire. The film also captures the warmth and joy of the festival through the blossoming romance between Via and Zaara.
Directed by Raj Mehta and starring Akshay Kumar, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Diljit Dosanjh and Kiara Advani, this comedy-drama movie is set in Delhi. A modern take on the traditional celebration of Lohri, it depicts the characters indulging in Lohri’s party complete with Punjabi music, dancing and food. The film also showcases the joyful spirit of the festival through the characters’ comical antics.
Directed by Samir Karnik and starring Dharmendra, Sunny Deol and Bobby Deol, this comedy film captures the traditional elements of Lohri celebrations. The film showcases the bond and camaraderie that festivals bring to village communities through the characters’ participation in festivals.
Directed by Ashwni Dhir and starring Ajay Devgn, Sonakshi Sinha and Sanjay Dutt, this action-comedy movie is set in Punjab. It depicts the grand celebration of Lohri with characters indulging in the traditional elements of the Lohri festival. The film also showcases the vibrant and energetic spirit of the festival through the characters’ energetic action sequences.
Directed by Gulzar and starring Om Puri, Tabu and Chandrachur Singh, this drama film is set in Punjab during the Sikh rebellion. Facing bad times, the film depicts Lori’s celebrations in a small settlement where the characters gather to celebrate a festival with the villagers. reflect social and social turmoil.
Directed by Sameer Sharma and starring Kunal Kapoor, Huma Qureshi and Rajesh Sharma, this comedy-drama movie is set in Punjab. Presenting a modern interpretation of the traditional Lohri festival, the protagonist joins his party of Lohri with Punjabi music, dance and cuisine. The character’s quest to find the long-lost recipe for a delicious chicken kurana dish serves as another way for him to highlight tradition and family values.