Raksha Bandhan calls for celebration together with your siblings and what’s better than watching a movie with them? For some, it goes the traditional way of a brother protecting the sister while for some its a sister tying a rake to her other sister or a brother doing the same with his brother. The ritual is based around the concept of protection, love, and togetherness of siblings.

 All thanks to the cinema which has been kind enough to make movies that cover a variety of genres. Be it drama, thrillercomedyromance, or morals and togetherness it talks about it all. Here is the list of 10 best movies that you can watch with your siblings. 

Some of these movies are from the new era of the 2000’s while some are old and gold in the 1900’s era. But each one of these movies has that sweet, cute, inexplicable sibling love expressed in it. It can be termed as the ‘RAKSHA BANDHAN SPECIALS’.

  • Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham (2001)
  • Karan Arjun (1995)
  • Krodh (2000)
  • Hum Saath Saath Hain (1999)
  • Frozen (2013)
  • Pyari Behna (1985)
  • The Parent Trap (1998)
  • Chhoti Bahen (1959)
  • Dil Dhadakne Do (2015)
  • To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before (2018)

1. Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham (2001)

Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham

The most famous, epic, traditional, must-watch, can’t miss movie is Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham. It is as if you haven’t watched this movie, then you haven’t watched anything! Many people called it the ‘BOLLYWOOD CLASSIC‘ or their ‘GUILTY PLEASURE‘. It is the perfect movie to watch together on a lazy Sunday afternoon with your siblings or your entire family. 

It shows the intense and beautiful bond that Rahul (Shah Rukh Khan) and Rohan (Hrithik Roshan) share which is quite overwhelming. The other sibling bond that arises those sweet, cute, and emotional sentiments is the bond between Anjali (Kajol) and Poo (Kareena Kapoor Khan).

2. Karan Arjun (1995)

Karan Arjun

Another epic movie that is a must-watch is Karan Arjun. The core of the movie is about two brothers Karan (Salman Khan) and Arjun (Shah Rukh Khan). It is about how a mother’s love unites the two brothers together who then become inseparable and display a strong sense of brotherhood! In a crux, it is about two long lost brothers who are reincarnated as strangers and they are reunited. Together they need to avenge their deaths as well as the hardships faced by their single mother!

3. Krodh (2000)


The movie is about a single brother and the atrocities he faces raising his five younger sisters. He is shown as the concerned and protective brother wanting a good life for his sisters. The movie takes a sad and low turn when one of the sisters gets married against her brother’s wish and the marriage badly fails. It is a movie that beautifully captures the protectiveness and concern a brother has for his sisters.

4. Hum Saath Saath Hain (1999)

Hum Saath Saath Hain

This movie stars some of the best actors Salman Khan, Karishma Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan, Sonali Bendre, Alok Nath, Tabu, Reema Lagoo, and many more. It talks about a beautiful and sweet family and the togetherness they share. There are a lot of moments that show the Indian rituals and traditions especially Raksha Bandhan along with some typical difficulties that Indian families face or go through forms the base of this movie.

5. Frozen (2013)


This movie celebrates the sisterhood because Raksha Bandhan is all about the sibling love isn’t it be it a sister or a brother. It talks about two princesses Elsa and Anna who are the best of friends, companions, and protectors of each other. But when Elsa accidentally injures her little sister she moves away. This loving yet complicated relationship which they share will resonate with all the sister duos out there.

6. Pyari Behna (1985)

Pyari Behna

The movie is about Kaali who blames Vinay, an engineer for a brutal accident in which Kaali loses his left arm. Complications arise when Vinay falls in love with Kaali’s sister, Seeta and Kaali disapproves of their love. Seeta’s love puts the relationship between her and her brother at stake.

7. The Parent Trap (1998)

Parent trap

The movie is about two twins who get separated at birth but become fierce rivals when they meet at a camp. Soon they realize that they are sisters and decide to get together to reunite their parents. It shows the sweet, warm, and tender bond the two sisters end up sharing to succeed their mission.

8. Chhoti Bahen (1959)

Chhoti Bahen

A sad tragedy strikes in the lives of Rajendra and his sister Meena who loses her eyesight while she is about to get married. To top it up their shrewd uncle occupies their home, leaving them homeless. The movie shows how the brother-sister deal with these unfortunate atrocities together thrown at them all at once.

9. Dil Dhadakne Do (2015)

 Dil Dhadakne Do

A typical family with their own set of complications, struggles, secrets that open up when Kamal and Neelam invite their entire family and friends to celebrate their 30 th anniversary on a cruise. The movie gives insight into a lot of fights but reminiscing of old times, the bond that a brother-sister or for that matter a small family of four shares that blossoms in the end.

10. To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before (2018)

To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before

Although this movie pretty much revolves around the cheesy love story that Peter (Noah Centineo) and Lara (Lana Condor) share, it also throws light on the bond that Lara shares with her sisters, Margot and Kitty. They share almost everything together, agree to disagree but no matter they are always there for each other when needed.