Top Tear Jerking Bollywood Movies

Indian movies are filled with various elements like comedy, drama, action, romance and fairy tale endings. Filmmakers tend to sensationalise way beyond limits to attract their audience.  At the same time, there are some movies which offer a dose of reality to us. They don’t have a perfect ending. Bollywood movies are great at many things and one of those things is melancholia and sorrow. So, let us take a glimpse at the top 10 most tragic movies of Bollywood that are bound to make your eyes moist.

Mother India

Mother India is an Indian classic movie that portrays mothers as a role model of justice. Nargis as Radha and Sunil Dutt as Birju played a mother-son relationship in this film. Sunil Dutt becomes a bandit and tries to kidnap a young girl from his village. Radha shoots down her son to save the girl and sets an example. The pain of a mother killing her own son is tremendously played by Nargis. It is unimaginable.


It’s a very tragic movie and remembered for classic acting of Rajesh Khanna as Anand Sehgal. Rajesh Khanna portrayed a joyful man suffering from an incurable disease. Because Anand doesn’t have much time left of his life so he decides to enjoy life to its fullest. He also shows all the people around him, how to make our life enjoyable. In the end, Anand dies and it gives lots of tears in everyone’s eyes while watching this film.


It’s a story of eternal love. Farooque Shaikh as Yusuf and Poonam Dhillon as Noorie played a fantastic role in this movie. In this film, the marriage of Yusuf & Noorie was set. But due to her father’s sudden death, the wedding ceremony is postponed. When Yusuf was out of town for some work, Noorie is harassed, raped and dumped by many evils. Noorie finally gives up her life and her lover Yusuf finally dies by her side. It is a very tragic end.

Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak

Aamir Khan as Raj and Juhi Chawla as Rashmi desperately love each other and decided to get married. Their families are rivals and reject this proposal. After this decision, Raj & Rashmi left their home and decided to be with each other forever but both the family members decided to kill their own children. In the end, both die.

Tere Naam

Salman Khan who is rowdy boy falls in love with Bhumika Chawla who refused his love at first but later accepted it. Tragedy comes when Salman is beaten by his rival and he becomes mentally unstable and shifted to an asylum. After his recovery he tries to get back to Bhumika, only to find that Bhumika has committed suicide as she didn’t want to marry any other man. This is one of the most tragic movies with a very heart touching story.

Kal Ho Naa Ho

Shah Rukh Khan played a tremendous role as Aman Mathur. Aman is a very joyful man suffering from a terminal cardiovascular illness. He wants to enjoy every moment of his life. Meanwhile, he falls in love with Naina (Preity Zinta) but he knows that this relationship is not long lasting so he helps her fall in love with his friend Rohit (Saif Ali Khan). During the last scene where he is on his death bed everyone’s eyes wet and heart heavy.

Rang De Basanti

A group of carefree friends is filled with patriotic emotions when they play the role of freedom fighters on stage. When a friend (a pilot role played by Madhavan) is killed due to carelessness by higher authorities, the group decided to take revenge and willingly give up their lives while narrating their whole story on the radio. The film definitely makes you cry at the end.

Hamari Adhuri Kahani

Hamari Adhuri Kahani is truly a story of unfulfilled love. Vidya Balan as Vasudha Prasad and Emraan Hashmi as Aarav Ruparel have done remarkable justice to their roles in this film. They love each other. However, Vidya Balan’s terrorist husband Rajkumar Rao (Hari Prasad) came back after five years of disappearance. In the end, Aarav dies very painfully and Vidya follows him.


Shah Rukh Khan, Aishwarya Rai and Madhuri Dixit starring movie is another Bollywood production of a tragic ending. Devdas (Shah Rukh Khan) and Paro (Aishwarya Rai) are truly in love with each other. But due to their family disputes, they are forced to part ways. After this, Devdas, a true gentleman ruins his life by turning a drunkard and finally died. The emotions of all the stars are shown in this film are really unimaginable.

Aashiqui 2

Rahul Jaykar (Aditya Roy Kapoor) is a renowned singer who loses his ground due to alcohol addiction. He revives a little bit when he meets Arohi (Shraddha Kapoor). But his negativity and depressive attitude towards life finally forced him to commit suicide and left Arohi alone. It is one of the most tragic movies with brilliant performances and heart touching music.

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