We watch totally pointless same old-same Bollywood films over and over again and then complain about Bollywood not producing good films. While few undeserving films go superhit at the Box Office, there are few films that never see the light of recognition and appreciation that it deserves. These films are pure work of art and something one shouldn’t miss out on, still these films stay underrated nonetheless. Here’s the list of Bollywood’s 10 Most Underrated Films Of All Time.
Year 2014 ended with a bang with Anurag Kashyap‘s Ugly. This film is inspired by a true story and tells a saga of corruption and indifference. Violence and chaos takes over when a 10 year old daughter of an aspiring actor is kidnapped. Film stars Ronit Roy, Rahul Bhattand Suvreen Chawla.
Directed by Vikramaditya Motwane, Udaan is a story of a 16 year old boy who is expelled from his school and sent back to live with his aggressive and abusive father. The film stars Rajat Barmecha, Ronit Roy and Ram Kapoor.
8. I Am Kalam
Directed by Nila Madhab Panda, I Am Kalam is a comedy film starring Gulshan Grover, Harsh Mayar and Hussan Saad. The film revolves around a young boy named Chotu, who works at a tea stall. This young boy is so inspired by Abdul Kalam that his dream is to learn and become like him. Soon, the boy befriends a boy of his age, who happens to be the son of a king and his life changes forever.
Directed by Anurag Kashyap, Gulaal tells a story about a student and his journey where he has to deal with crimes, politics, Rajput‘s struggles and deception. Troubles don’t stop chasing him, even when he gets selected as General Secretary of his college. The film stars Kay Kay Menon, Mahi Gill and Raj Singh Chaudhary.
Dor tells a story of a young widow who is caged in traditional values and cultures. The young widow finally starts to break out all the boundaries and step out to embrace her happiness after meeting a young woman who asks for her help to save her husband. Directed by Nagesh Kukunoor, starring Ayesha Takia, Gul Panag and Shreyas Talpade. Dor is a Bollywood remake of Malayalam film Perumazhakkalam.
5. Children Of War
2014’s film Children Of War is a film based on the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War. Directed by Mrityunjay Devrat, the film tells a story about how rape and religion were used as weapon of war. The story of the film tells shows us how Bangladesh came into existence in 1971, and focuses on the genocide and take us through the dark journey when 400,000 women were raped and 3 million people were killed. The film is dark, hard hitting, disturbing and provocative. It stars Raima Sen, Tillotama Shome, Indraneil Sengupta, Pavan Malhotra and Farooq Sheikh.
Directed by Hansal Mehta, Shahid is a biographical drama which tells a story of Shahid Basheer, a human rights lawyer, who was assassinated in 2010 in his own office for his extraordinary commitment for justice. The film stars Rajkummar Rao.
3. Rocket Singh, Salesman of the Year
Rocket Singh : Sales Man of the Year (2009) is one of the most notable movies by Ranbir Kapoor. The movie is directed by Shimit Amin. The film was declared a below average grosser at the box office.
2. Main Madhuri Dixit Bana Chahti Hoon
Main Madhuri Dixit Bana Chahti Hoon tells a story of a girl who dreams to become Madhuri Dixit.The girl marries in order to come to Mumbai and fulfil her dream. The comedy drama is directed by Chandhan Arora and stars Antara Mali and Rajpal Yadav.
1. Do Dooni Chaar
This comedy drama tells a story of a middle class family who tires to join every piece together so they can buy a car. The head of the family, Rishi Kapoor, fights every struggle to fulfill the wishes of his family. Produced by Arinandam Chaudhari and directed by Habib Faizal, the film starsRishi Kapoor and Neetu Singh.
This much for the Bollywood’s 10 Most Underrated Films Of All Time. You can enjoy the movies in this list, unless your interest driven by amount on Box Office Collection.