10 Indian Movies To Watch On Netflix And Fall In Love With Bollywood
10 Indian Movies To Watch On Netflix And Fall In Love With Bollywood. Bollywood, Indian cinema, is one of the largest film industries in the world and currently has more viewers than Hollywood. Its actors are idols not only in Asia, but also in Africa and Europe. Many consider Indian films caricatured, but Bollywood has evolved and great films are produced there. Bula Magazine searched the catalog of the streaming service and gathered in a list ten great films for those who want to know a little more about Indian cinema. All selected titles received good reviews from users and expert critics. Among them, stand out “Man – Absorbent” (2018), by R. Balki; and “Like Stars on Earth” (2007), directed by Aamir Khan.
Love per Square Foot
Friends Sanjay and Karina were never able to raise money to buy their own homes. They still live with their parents and worry about their lack of privacy. Willing to have a home of their own, they then come together in an unlikely marriage of convenience. The pair just did not expect that living under one roof could change their lives completely, creating a bond that is difficult to break.
The film tells the real story of Arunachalam Muruganantham, the man who invented a machine that makes cheap female tampons, so that the poorest women in India could have access to the product. In rural areas, menstruation was seen as taboo and Arunachalam faced prejudice and hardship until he became a successful man.
The film explores some of the most crucial chapters in the controversial life of Indian film star Sanjay Dutt, known as Sanju. The actor has acted in over 150 films and received the most important awards in his country, such as the Bollywood Movie Awards. But in addition to his success as an artist, Sanju has had a life marked by drug problems, arrests and terrorism charges.
Devki married a widower and takes care of his stepdaughters with great dedication. Arya, the eldest daughter, asks to go to a party and parents allow. The girl is kidnapped at the club door by a group of boys who rape her and then throw her into a river. Crime shocks the population, but criminals are not convicted. Disgusted with the situation, Devki decides to take revenge.
Toilet – Ek Prem Katha (2017)
Keshav, a bicycle mechanic, marries Jaya, a younger girl, who came from a wealthy family. After marriage, Jaya moves to where her husband lives with his parents. But there are no toilets in Keshav’s house and all the women in the village do their necessities in the countryside. To Jaya, this is shameful. Afraid of losing his wife, Keshav goes out of his way to build a bathroom. The film is a critique of sanitation conditions in India.
Based on a true story, the film chronicles the life of former fighter Mahavir Phogat. After leaving wrestling, Mahavir dreams of having a son who wins a gold medal for India. But, his wife gives birth to four girls. So, Mahavir decides to train Babita and Geeta, his oldest daughters. The two win the Commonwealthy Games in 2010 and become the most famous fighters in the country.
Dear Zindagi (2016)
Kaira is a young cameraman who dreams of directing her own films. After breaking up and being evicted from her apartment, she decides to move back in with her parents. Feeling unable to solve her problems, Kaira seeks out Jug, an unconventional thinker and psychologist who teaches her to see life with a new perspective. Beside Jug, Kaira realizes that she needs to mature.
The film tells the story of four people facing the prejudice and rigidity of the caste system in India. Deepak is a poor young man who falls madly in love with a woman of another caste. Devi is a student who lives with guilt over the disappearance of her first love. Pathak, Devi’s father, is a victim of police corruption. And Jhonta is a young orphan looking for a family.
Rani is abandoned by her fiance two days before her marriage, on the grounds that she is too puritanical to him. Being from a traditional family, the young woman is devastated for not getting married. But a few days later, she decides to make the honeymoon trip alone and goes to Paris and Amsterdam. Far from her culture, she meets different people, lives new experiences and discovers the woman within herself.
Taare Zameen Par
Ishaan has a hard time concentrating on his studies and can barely write the alphabet. After dozens of complaints from the school, Ishaan’s father decides to send the boy to boarding school. At the new school, Ishaan feels increasingly sad and lonely. But, everything changes when he meets Nikumbh, a replacement arts teacher. Nikumbh realizes that the boy is dyslexic and helps him understand the world of reading and writing.