Bollywood Movies That Were Ahead of Their Time:
Once in a while, you come across a movie that was way ahead of its time. The matured thinking presented in a movie that gets you thinking, if this can actually happen. Indian cinema is replete with examples of Bollywood movies that were ahead of their time. Be it the story content, presentation, these movies make you wonder if things portrayed actually happen!
Here is a list of Bollywood Movies that were ahead of their time:
The movie was more than just its beautiful songs, it handled a very sensitive topic of extramarital affair a long time back. The complicated web of relationships is put to test and has been handled beautifully in the movie.
It is a given nowadays that parents do understand if their child is suffering from a learning disability or not, but back then it was a taboo to even think that your child could have a Learning Disability. The movie definitely revolutionized the way parents thought.
The pressure that a housewife from a normal middle-class family feels has been beautifully portrayed in the movie. The pressure to provide for the family and the subsequent trap that the housewife falls into are all things that were taboo to discuss.
Margarita with a Straw
Cerebral Palsy and sex have no connection. That’s what you might think! But not after this movie, the movie has the talented Kalki Koechlin portraying the character of a cerebral Palsy patient and how she explores her sexuality in her own way. A movie that was much ahead of its times.
If its India, we still feel a little hesitant to talk about our sexual preferences leave alone watch it on the big screen. The movie depicts the life of two women and their relationships with others and one another as well. A sensitive topic dealt beautifully in the movie.
There are innumerable instances of Bollywood movies that were ahead of their time and an article would not suffice to sum them up. These movies need to be watched and understood from the time that they were conceptualized and made.