Every Friday we flock to the theaters to watch our favorite superstars on the big screen. While some movies may be good most of them follow the same old formula. Unbelievable stunts, over the top comedy and songs shot on exotic locations.
But once in a while there comes a movie which has great plot, acting and add meaning to the cinema. These movies are usually low budget and gets easily overshadowed by the over the top promotions of the masala movies.
So if you are looking to watch some good content cinema check out our list of underrated Bollywood movies below. These might not be usual romantic, happy ending movies but we are sure you will not be disappointed!!
Stanley Ka Dabba
The story is about an orphan who never brings lunch box to school. He is threatened by his teacher that he won’t be allowed in school until he brings his own tiffin.
Masaan is one of the highest rated movies. It depicts two stories, one of the girl who deals with the tragedy and the other of the low caste boy who fells in love with a high caste girl.
Margarita, with a straw
Kalki Koechlin plays the role of Laila who has cerebral palsy but attends DU and excels in chess, writing and composing music. Laila then leaves to New York for further studies where she falls in love and discovers her own self.
Directed by Rajat Kapoor, Ankhon Dekhi is a story of a middle class man who only believes what he sees with his own eyes. Sanjay Mishra performance as Raje Bauji is just flawless and really defines the word Acting.
Khosla Ka Ghosla
Starring Anupam Kher, Ranvir Shorey and Boman Irani, KKG is one of the best comedies I have ever seen. The movie also won the National Award for Best Feature Film in Hindi.
Manorama Six Feet Under
Abhay Deol is known for his unusual choice of movies. In this movie he plays the role of a detective in a small town in Rajasthan. The plot, screenplay and dialogues are all very well written.
In the badlands of Delhi’s dystopic underbelly, Titli, the youngest member of a violent car-jacking brotherhood, plans to escape from the ‘family’ and their line of work.
Ship of Theseus
Produced by Kiran Rao this movie won the National Award for Best Feature Film in Hindi. The title of the movie refers to the Theseus’ paradox, i.e if the parts of a ship are replaced,bit-by-bit, is it still the same ship? The characters in the movie explore the meaning of life and death
The movie is the remake of the British movie Metro Manila. It depicts the life of the people who come to Mumbai to live a better life but becomes the victims of the city and are forced to do anything for their hunger.
Dasvidaniya is one of the finest Hindi movies. Vinay Pathak plays an unconventional kind of a hero but his portrayal of Amar is very convincing and heartfelt.
The main USP of the movie is its story. Its one of the few movies that talks about cross border terrorism without any kind of negativity.