Bollywood movies

12 Times Bollywood Movies Gave Us Bad Advice

6 din, ladki in was really uncool.


Changing the way you dress will make people fall in love with you, because no one wants you when you are yourself.

Dharma Productions, Red Chillies Entertainment

It started with Rifat Bi in Kuch Kuch Hota Hai telling Anjali that it was important for her to change in order to find a boy, and continued to be a theme in so many films, including Hand Hoon Na.


If you stalk someone enough, they will fall in love with you.

Viacom 18 motion pictures, yellow color productions

Fragile male egos that can’t accept “no” for an answer end up having the girl refusing to leave them alone. Example : Toilets: Ek Prem Katha and Raanjhana.


Tell women they belong in the kitchen.

Rajshri Productions

Hum Saath Saath Hai legitimate had a line that went, “Jaha ghar ki ladies aur bachiyan hume apne haath se, pyaar se khaana khilaye, wahi ghar, ghar hota hai”. Yeah.


The person you love must love you back, otherwise you are worthless.

Dharma Productions

Ayan from Ae Dil Hai Mushkil couldn’t understand the fact that the person he fell in love with didn’t love him back, and that’s an age-old Bollywood problem. Sometimes the people you love don’t feel the same way and it sucks, but there’s more to life and it gets better eventually.


That it’s okay for women to become physically violent out of jealousy.

Excel Entertainment / Via

While Bollywood has seen many problematic male characters, the most recent being Kabir SinghSafeena from Ravine Boy being the super jealous, toxic girlfriend who resorted to beating another woman with a glass bottle wasn’t cool.


And making your partner jealous is how you get their attention.

Dharma Productions/Via

The whole “make your partner jealous to get his attention” of student of the year is such an unhealthy way to run life.


People with commitment issues ALWAYS change if they find “the right one”.

Dharma Productions

Kabir’s commitment issues have gone on for years and I think Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani This is where the whole toxic “I won’t be with you, but you can’t be with anyone else” boy attitude started with Naina’s “I can fix it with my love.”


Not respecting the boundaries of women or anyone for that matter.

Yash Raj Movies

Raj of Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge is a solid example of it. He was stuck with Simran on the train and made her very uncomfortable. He also later let Simran believe they had slept together and played it off as a joke.


You secretly love your best friend, even though you don’t know it yet.

Yash Raj Movies

Bollywood really, really strongly believes that a guy and a girl can never be friends and you have to end up falling in love with your best friend. Of course, the protagonist mainly accepts this love when his friend is about to marry a nice person.

Example : Hum Tum, Jaane Tu… Ya Jaane Na, Baaja Baaraat Group, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai.


Equate being gay with being spoiled.

Dharma Productions

Whereas Dostana tried to be a coming of age movie, the movie had an entire song called “Maa da laadla bigad gaya”, because a character was supposedly gay? Also, the one character who was actually gay was mocked and portrayed as a predator for some reason.


Treating women like objects and manipulating them.

Dharma Productions/Via

Kal Ho Naa Ho gave us a lot of nice characters but “6 din ladki in” was a horrible way to treat someone, especially if it was the person you were supposed to love.


Handling your best friend is fine.


Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety it seemed completely acceptable to manipulate your best friend “for his own good” to the point where Kartik Aaryan’s character hoped his best friend would cheat on his fiancé.