With almost 20 romantic films set to release in 2015, keeping the stories different from each other is proving a challenge
for the film makers.
The year kicked off with two love stories. The first, Tevar, was a rather conventional story set in a small town in Uttar Pradesh, revolving around the romance between Arjun Kapoor and Sonakshi Sinha.
The second was Bhushan Patel’s Alone, which though touted to be a horror film, had romance as its intrinsic theme — a story about two conjoined twins deeply in love with one man.
Love stories with unusual themes have been explored earlier also as film-makers like B.R. Chopra have made romantic films like the 1963, Gumrah about a married woman’s love for her former lover. But they were few and far between. Love stories generally stuck to the formula of girl meets boy, and the tribulations they faced to be together. Though conventional
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