Bollywood Documentary Movies:
Bollywood is like the great Banyan tree, deep rooted yet ever expanding. It is one of the largest film industries in the world. Bollywood keeps the dreams of millions alive, where some become successful while others continue their struggle and some melt into the world around them.
Here is a list of top Bollywood documentary movies:
- BOM aka One Day Ahead of Democracy
Directed by Amlan Datta
This documentary is the story of transition of an ancient civilization that is being uprooted by the modernist thinking. The use of the holy weed and the village of Malana.
Directed by Nitin Sharma
This documentary follows the filmmaker who explores the famous folk tale of Uttarakhand called Rajula Malushahi.
Directed by Deepti Kakkar, Fahad Mustafa
This documentary is about the electrical supply in Kanpur and how the katiyabaaz become the savior by unfurling miles of copper wires and giving electrical supply to people.
- Supermen of Malegaon
Directed by Faiza Ahmad Khan
Documentary is about the town of Malegaon. It has its own film industry which makes spoofs on the big budget Bollywood movies. The film is a tribute to a spirit that can never be vanquished, the spirit that enables the Supermen of Malegaon to make Malegaon’s Superman.
- The world before her
Directed by Nisha Pahuja
This documentary explores the contradictory world of the Indian women battling between beauty boot camps and Hindu fundamentalism. The problems that the women face in day to day life.
- I Am
Directed by Onir
The dilemmas of the modern day life shot in four different cities across India, I Am is all about the dreams and the struggles of the people and their daily life. The film unfolds many a tale of individuals struggling to find their identity, and uphold their dignity in a callous world.
Directed by Nishtha Jain
The tale of pink sari clad women of Bundelkhan who travel great distance to fight the atrocities on women and Dalits.
There are numerous top Bollywood documentary movies that throw light on many serious issues, inspire people with heartfelt stories of meaningful lives and touch sensitive topics to sensitize the common man.
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