Just like in South industries, Bollywood has been making some good movies. While some of them have been emerging as box office winners, a few others have been receiving critical acclaim from the critics. But sadly, a few others are left unrecognised due to various circumstances. Now, we bring you the list of Top 10 Must Watch Underrated Bollywood Movies of All Time.
List of Top 10 Must Watch Underrated Bollywood Movies of All Time
Ankhon Dekhi (2013)
Directed by Rajat Kapoor, Aankho Dekhi is a tale of a man who only believes what he sees with his own eyes. Starring Sanjay Mishra in the lead role, his performance is one of the major highlights of this drama set in old Delhi.
The story revolves around a filmy man who is mistakenly kidnapped by terrorists and kept hostage in Pakistan. For the same year, the film received a National Film Award for Best Feature Film in the Hindi language category.
This biographical film is based on the life of lawyer and human rights activist, Shahid Azmi. Shahid primarily focuses on the lawyer’s two major cases: the 2006 Mumbai train bombings and the 2008 Mumbai attacks. Reportedly, the film has won the National Film Award for Best Actor (Rajkummar Rao) and Best Director (Hansal Mehta) at the 61st National Film Awards event.
Gour Hari Dastaan (2015)
Directed by Anant Mahadevan, Gour Hari Dastaan revolves around the Indian freedom fighter from Odisha, Sri Gour Hari Das. Vinay Pathak did a titular role in this social drama.
The film is a neo-noir psychological thriller film directed by Anurag Kashyap which tells a terrible tale of corruption, indifference, and systemic violence which starts to unfold when the 10-year-old daughter of an aspiring actor disappears. What he faces the further circumstances, forms the crucial crux.
I Am Kalam – 2010
Taking late former President of India, A. P. J. Abdul Kalam a boy decides to change his name to Kalam. Set in a rural backdrop, for the film the child actor, Harsh Mayar, got the National Film Award in the Best Child Artist category in the year 2010.
15 Park Avenue (2005)
15 Park Avenue revolves around the story of Meethi who suffers from schizophrenia. Konkona Sen Sharma did the lead role in this drama which showcases Meethi’s relationship with her elder sister as well. Directed by Aparna Sen, 15 Park Avenue won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in English language.
Directed by Rituparno Ghosh, the story revolves around a lonely wife meets a man she was once engaged with. Raincoat won National Film Award in Best Feature film category for the same year.
The Last Lear (2007)
Directed by Rituparno Ghosh, The Last Lear tells the story of an ageing Shakespearean theatre actor, Harish. Amitabh Bachchan did justice to the lead role which is loosely based on Utpal Dutt’s semi-autobiographical play Aajker Shahjahan.
Sankat City (2009)
Sankat City revolves around a bunch of petty car thieves who will face off with gangsters due to some unavoidable situation. Directed by Pankaj Advani the film is a must watch dark comedy thriller.