Consistently we run to multiplexes to get to see our favorite stars do the regular old farce formula films like Dabangg franchise, Dilwale, Ready, and the list is endless and worthless. You all must have seen all these over-rated and over-hyped movies. Now, amid lockdown, you might be wondering what to watch next, as these overrated movies surely are only one-time watch. No one could handle so much drama and the slapstick over and over again.
To bring to your attention, there are many such Bollywood movies too which are definitely worth watching but didn’t gain much attention at the box office. We present to you the list of some of such underrated though quality films.
1) Masaan (2015)
Masaan is the movie which brings up the stories of two separate arcs and eventually converge them. The first one, the tale of Devi (Richa Chaddha) who is in guilt about her boyfriend’s death and has to deal with it. Another one, the tale of Deepak (Vicky Kaushal) who comes from a family having a tradition of burning funeral pyres at Varanasi ghat. The film won the appreciation of critics and audience and also managed to win some awards at Cannes Film Festival.
2) Ankhon Dekhi (2013)
With a flawless performance by Sanjay Mishra, this movie entails a bittersweet story of a man who decides to believe only the things he witnesses. The character has an epiphany and belongs to a middle-class family from Old Delhi.
3) Andhadhun (2018)
Ayushmann Khurana’s flawless performance in the role of Akash in ties film made him win National Film Award for the Best Actor. Akash who pretends to be visually-impaired unknowingly gets entangled in a plethora of problems as he witnessed a high profile murder. The movie is a suspense thriller and is a must-watch.
4) Titli (2015)
In the barren wilderness of Delhi’s underbelly, Titli, the most youthful individual from a rough vehicle jacking fraternity, plots an edgy offer to escape the ‘privately-owned company’ which is obscure as hellfire. His plans are defeated by his raucous siblings, who wed him off against is wills. However, Titli finds an improbable partner in his new spouse, Neelu, who sustains her disappointed dreams. What’s up next will entangle you into Titli’s life!
5) Filmistaan (2014)
This movie brings up the story of an Indian filmy man whose only wish is his movie to succeed. While shooting, he unknowingly crossed the border and reaches Pakistan and eventually gets mistakenly kidnapped.
6) Chittagong (2012)
Starring Manoj Bajpayee and directed by Bedabrata Pain, ‘Chittagong’ is based on British India’s uprising. The film garnered much praise and positive reviews from the critics. Also, this film won the National Film Award for the best debut film by a director.
7) Gour Hari Dastaan (2015)
This is a film based on the life of Indian freedom fighter, Sri Gour Hari Das from Odisha. Vinay Pathak in the lead role gives full justification to the role of the character with his immensely powerful acting. Gour Hari Das fought as a freedom fighter for the full three decades.
8) Antardwand (2010)
This film brought up the social issue of the cases of groom kidnapping in Bihar. The film was awarded the National Film Award for Best Film on social issues. It gained a lot of praise all over the nation and the critics.
9) Ugly (2014)
Directed by Anurag Kashyap, the film raised the social issues like corruption, systematic violence, and indifference. All this starts to unfold when a 10-years old daughter of an actor disappears. This is an inspiring movie and is worth watching.
10) Matrubhoomi: A Nation Without Women (2003)
This film is basically a wake-up call for the gender discriminating society. It brings up the fictional account of the near future of the male-inclined society developing an imbalance in the natural gender of the nation.
11) I am Kalam (2010)
A kid gets motivation from the late former President of India, Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam and chooses to change his name to Kalam. Within, the provincial kid likewise harbors the fantasy about meeting the visionary once in the course of his life. The youngster entertainer, Harsh Mayar, got the National Film Award for Best Child Artist for this film.