Filmmaker Luv Ranjan’s romantic comedy Tu Jhoothi Main Makkaar starring Shraddha Kapoor and Ranbir Kapoor has finally released in cinema halls. While many hoped the Hindi drama to revive the rom-com genre once again, Tu Jhoothi Main Makkaar has opened to mixed reviews online.
Despite the mixed reviews by critics and cinephiles, Tu Jhoothi Main Makkaar has started on a positive note at the box office. However, this isn’t the first time that a promising Hindi rom-com has failed to strike a chord with the audience. Below, is a list of Bollywood rom-com movies like the Ranbir Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor starrer Tu Jhoothi Main Makkaar, available on Amazon Prime Video, Netflix and more that you can skip.
8 movies like Tu Jhoothi Main Makkaar that you can skip; on Amazon Prime Video, Netflix & more
1. I Hate Luv Storys – Netflix, Apple TV+, Google Play Movies & TV
Directed by Punit Malhotra, the 2010 movie follows a young man who doesn’t believe in love, but his life takes an interesting turn when Simran (Sonam Kapoor) – a woman believing in true love enters his life. While the latter develops feelings for Jay (Imran Khan), he tries to avoid her in an attempt to stay away from love. However, a series of unexpected events make Jay realize his true feelings for Simran, who has now moved on in her life.
2. Shaandaar – YouTube, Apple TV+, Google Play Movies & TV
Shaandaar was another promising movie starring Alia Bhatt and Shahid Kapoor like Tu Jhoothi Main Makkaar that turned out to be a huge disappointment for cinephiles and critics. The 2015 rom-com revolves around a wedding planner who succeeds in bringing a businessman’s dysfunctional family together while planning his daughter’s destination wedding.
3. Mere Brother Ki Dulhan – Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV+, Google Play Movies & TV, YouTube
Known for helming blockbuster projects like Sultan and Tiger Zinda Hai, filmmaker Ali Abbas Zafar’s 2011 rom-com Mere Brother Ki Dulhan was another Hindi film that failed to strike a chord with the audience. Starring Katrina Kaif, Imran Khan and Ali Zafar, the plot of the movie delves into the life of a young man who takes up the responsibility of choosing the bride for his elder brother. However, Kush’s life is upended when he falls in love with Dimple – his brother’s to-be-wife.
4. Jab Harry Met Sejal – Netflix
Anushka Sharma who started her acting career with Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi co-starring Shah Rukh Khan, reunited with the Badshah of Bollywood for Imtiaz Ali’s movie Jab Harry Met Sejal in 2017. However, the rom-com that told an uncanny love story between a flirtatious tour guide and an exuberant woman failed to impress the audience. Another Hindi rom-com like Tu Jhoothi Main Makkaar that you can stay off your binge-watch list.
5. Happy Ending – Jio Cinema, ZEE5, Amazon Prime Video
The Saif Ali Khan, Ileana D’Cruz and Govinda starrer tell the tale of a writer who is unable to get over his block and focus on his next book. The delay causes the publishers to go ahead with another author. With the influx of money hitting a roadblock, Yudi faces a tough time maintaining his lifestyle in Los Angeles. But that’s not all as his personal life takes another shocking turn when he starts to develop feelings for the new novelist chosen by his publishers.
6. Pyaar Impossible! – Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV+, Google Play Movies & TV, YouTube
Backed by Yash Raj Films, Pyaar Impossible! starring Priyanka Chopra and Uday Chopra joined the ranks of the lowest-earning movies of 2010. Directed by Jugal Hansraj, the romantic comedy revolves around two classmates who meet years later in Singapore. While Alisha is unable to recognize Abhay, the latter decides to take up the job of a nanny and take care of her daughter. You can skip this movie too if you disliked Ranbir Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor starrer Tu Jhoothi Main Makkaar.
7. Break Ke Baad – Disney+ Hotstar, Amazon Prime Video, Google Play Movies & TV, YouTube
Break Ke Baad is another Bollywood movie that seemed to excel at the box office but failed terribly after its release. Starring Deepika Padukone and Imran Khan, the movie revolves around two childhood friends. While Abhay is in love and dreams of taking their relationship to the next level, Aaliya is not ready for commitment and moves to Australia to fulfill her dream of becoming an actor. While Abhay follows her and tries his best to win her over again, he finally decides to return to India and settle down.
8. Luv Ka The End – Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV+, Google Play Movies & TV, YouTube
Tu Jhoothi Main Makkaar actress Shraddha Kapoor made her acting debut with Luv Ka The End in 2011. Loosely based on Wild Cherry and John Tucker Must Die, the Hindi drama follows a teenage girl who is adamant to punish her rich boyfriend for playing with her feelings.