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20 ways to use a park, Bollywood style!

Last updated on: December 15, 2015 18:03 IST

If there’s one thing you see unfailingly in practically every single Hindi movie, it’s the park.

Only did you realise there’s more to it than taking a jog or reading the newspaper?

Thanks to Bollywood, we’ve learned it’s many recreational and romantic possibilities.

Bollywood shows you 20 ways to use a park!

Image: Deepika Padukone, Saif Ali Khan and Diana Penty in Cocktail

Go picnicking with hot date and hotter nanny. ;-)

Image: Govinda and Kim Katkar in Dariya Dil

Host your very own comic con.

Image: Farooq Shaikh in Chashme Buddoor

Sit under a tree and wait for an apple, or perhaps a pear for novelty, to fall and come up with a brand new breakthrough like Sir Isaac Newton.

Image: Naseeruddin Shah and Ravi Biswani in Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro

Channel your inner Sherlock and look for corpses that lead into high profile murder mysteries.

Image: Shah Rukh Khan and Rani Mukerji in Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna

Walk unescorted wearing kilos of gold and diamonds and not a soul will come forth to rob you.

Image: A still from Blackmail

But, hey, beware of nattily dressed purse-snatchers.

Image: Chunky Pandey and Neelam Kothari in Papp Ki Duniya

Break into a spontaneous folk dance paying rich tribute to Maharashtra’s art and culture.

Image: Amitabh Bachchan in Suhaag

Break into an spontaneous folk dance paying rich tribute to Punjab’s art and culture.

Image: Juhi Chawla in Darr

Play a little game of Alice in Wonderland. Rabbit holes come in the form of a stammering psycho.

Image: Shilpa Shetty and Shah Rukh Khan in Baazigar

Memorise that horrid chapter of Political Science while girlfriend dies of boredom.

Image: Rajendra Kumar and Vyjayanthimala in Sangam

Catch up on your beauty sleep. Few things can match the joy of snoring on the partner’s lap surrounded by colourful, fragrant flowers.

Image: Jaya Pradha in Mawaali

Promote healthy living -- nothing like performing push-ups on fresh, dewy grass for perfect washboard abs.

Right, Ms Pradha?

Image: Leena Chandavarkar and Jeetendra in Humjoli

Reinvent kung fu with your trainer cum masseur.

Image: Aishwarya Rai in Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya

Go spying on the boyfriend and his ‘me-time’ activities.

Image: Aamir Khan and Juhi Chawla in Daulat Ki Jung

Roll over flowerbeds proclaiming your love for your beloved. Because so much better than carving hearts on trees.

Image: Asha Parekh in Love In Tokyo

Throw an open-air costume party, Halloween or not.

Image: Nanda and Rajesh Khanna in The Train

Grab a clandestine spot in the park and engage in a little PDA.

Image: Randeep Hoda and Sunny Leone in Jism 2

Not the coy type? Then, of course, khullam khulla pyaar karenge hum dono.

Image: Jaya Bachchan and Rekha in Silsila

Arrange a hush-hush meeting with the husband’s ex (if applicable) and ask her to buzz off without making a scene.

Arrange a meeting with former flame’s current wife (if applicable) and tell her you buzz off without making a scene.

Image: A still from Ab Ke Baras

And jog, of course.

What else is a park for!