India as a society is developing. Many topics that were considered a taboo earlier are being openly discussed now. Stereotypes are being broken and the process is only getting aggressive day by day.
Bollywood has also contributed a lot in this collective attempt to change the society for better and the work is still going on. Here we bring you a list of Bollywood films that are bold by nature, may contain cuss words too but are based on important issues. You must watch these Bollywood films with parents.
Starring Taapsee Pannu, Kirti Kulhari, Andrea Tariang, Amitabh Bachchan, Angad Bedi and others in important roles released in 2016. The film is based on a very important topic and was loved for its unapologetic take on women’s respect. Pink is a must watch film for every section of audience.
Another bold film which talks about increasing rape cases in the country and women’s will power to take revenge. This movie starring Sridevi in lead and Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Akshaye Khanna, Sajal Ali and Adnan Siddiqui in other important roles is a perfect thriller and an eye opener.
3. Lipstick Under My Burkha
One of the most controversial but surely an important film, Lipstick Under My Burkha starring seasoned actress like Ratna Pathak Shah along with very talented Konkona Sen Sharma, Aahana Kumra and others talks about the required change in the thinking of male society regarding women and their fantasies. The film was received very well by critics and performed well at Box Office too.
4. Udta Punjab
The film deals with the topic of drug abuse in Punjab which is considered as the happiest state in the country. It does have a lot of cuss words but the drama required it. Moreover, when the drama unfolds on screen and we witness the brilliant performances by the actors, cuss words hardly prove to be an issue.
Starring Tannishtha Chatterjee, Radhika Apte, Surveen Chawla, Adil Hussain, Sayani Gupta and others, Parched is another excellent but underrated film. Find time and watch this brilliant film with your family.
The film which got great acclaim at Cannes Film Festival and also was welcomed warmly by critics here in India. The film is a must watch with family if you are a fan of bold and beautiful cinema.
Directed by Neeraj Ghaywan, Masaan stars Richa Chadda, Vicky Kaushal, Sanjay Mishra and Shweta Tripathi in main roles.
Starring Alia Bhatt and Randeep Hooda, Highway is not just a beautiful travel film but also touches the sensitive topic of child abuse with perfection. Imtiaz Ali has directed the film beautifully and it makes Highway one of the best films of Indian Cinema. Must watch with family.
Queen is highly acclaimed Bollywood film which tells the story of a girl who is devastated after her fiance suddenly refuses to marry her. But she recollects the power and sets for a solo honeymoon in Paris. The unique plot added with a lot of humour and sensitivity makes you think hard about the importance of self-love and admiration.
Kangana Ranaut has given one of her finest performances in this film.
Anushka Sharma, Neil Bhoopalam and Darshan Kumar starrer NH10 is one of brilliant Bollywood films. The film talks about honour killing in a very hard hitting way. There is a heavy use of cuss words in the film but it’s not a problem.
10. No One Killed Jessica
Based on the real murder case of Jessica Lal, No One Killed Jessica is another strong film of Bollywood. The film packs a lot of punch and amazing performances by Rani Mukerji and Vidya Balan.