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Though Silsila didn’t command huge profits at the time of release, it has achieved the status of being a cult over the decades. The romantic tragedy starring three of the greatest actors of their times was blessed with Yash Chopra’s peerless direction and timeless music by Shiv-Hari. Many looked at this movie as a cinematic narration of the real life of Amitabh-Rekha-Jaya, but this claim was far from truth as the plot of Silsila was completely different from the real love-triangle the stars were caught in.

"Pati, Patni aur Woh" hits theaters; here are Bollywood's other attempts at glorifying extramarital affairs

A genre that kept the movie-makers fascinated is “extra-marital affairs”, the tabooed romance in a family-loving culture. Be it the landmark Arth by Mahesh Bhatt, the ever alluring Silsila, or Sanjeev Kapoor’s Pati, Patni aur Woh, the remake of which will hit the cinemas tomorrow, the subject, despite raising eyebrows will excite cine-goers always.

 Here are 10 movies we deem best among movies centered around this subject. Let us know which is your favorite in the comment section below.