A friend is anyone who'd cheer for you in your good, be sad for you in your lows, and be there for you when you need them. Friends certainly are chosen, family. When hearing the word friends, the picture you might paint in your head is that of your school or college or any other friend, however, there are other types of friends as well. Who? You may ask, well, the animals you may bond fondly with! Your pets can be your best friends and that friendship is just as pure and real as any other.
Here are a few on-screen friendships between humans and animals that will surely melt your heart-
Hachiko, A dogs story
A professor adopts an abandoned but extremely cute dog and builds a bond w him like no other. It is an adaptation of the 1987 Japanese film Hachiko Monogatari. This is a very happy-go-lucky and emotional watch.
Again a tale of an unusual friendship, this is the story of a young boy and a deadly whale! However, they both get to find each other and become friends. Jesse, the boy, goes to several lengths to free his friends Willy, the shark.
Turner and hooch
Unfortunate circumstances bring Turner, a detective and Hooch, a dog together which eventually turns into a beautiful friendship. The film is not just a cute story of a dog and a man but is also a thriller. It stars Tom Hanks, the more reason to watch it.
How to train your dragon
This is the story of Hiccup, a teenager and Toothless, a dragon. Whole Hiccup comes from a clam of dragon slayers, he is a misfit who chooses a different path. This animated film is witty and very enjoyable.
Hathi mere Sathi
This is a classic Hindi film about a bond between a man and an elephant. The film stars Rajesh Khanna, Tanuja and some majestic elephants. when it comes to films portraying the bond between animal and human, this is a film you cannot miss.
A dog avenging the death of its master sounds a little dark for a movie about pets. Starring Jackie Shroff and a cute stray dog, the film is a complete Bollywood treat you can enjoy on the special occasion of Friendship Day.
While a dolphin loses its tail while being rescued, a young boy names Sawyer goes on a mission to get the Dolphin a prosthetic tail. This is again one of those films that you can't watch without sobbing and smiling with all your teeth out at different instances.