Underrated Bollywood Gems:
Bollywood is a bright bouquet of films big and small. And then there are some hidden gems that spread their fragrance all over. You will regret not watching these underrated Bollywood gems once you go through what all lies ahead.
Haasil released in the year 2003 and is a crime drama based on college politics and its dark underbelly. The movie was based in Allahabad and is considered a cult classic when it comes to underrated movies.
Starring: Jimmy Sheirgill, Hrishita Bhatt, Irrfan Khan, Ashutosh Rana
Director: Tigmanshu Dhulia
2. Black Friday
Black Friday released in 2004 and is based on the 1993 Bombay bomb blasts that not only shook the city but also the country. If you haven’t seen the movie, then you must watch it for its sheer intensity.
Starring: Kay Kay Menon, Pavan Malhotra, Aditya Shrivastava, Imtiaz Ali, Pratima Kazmi, Zakir Hussain
Director: Anurag Kashyap
Sehar released in the year 2005 and is a gripping crime drama. The movie is based on true incidents that revolve around organized crime in late 1990s in the state of Uttar Pradesh.
Starring: Arshad Warsi, Mahima Chaudhry, Sushant Singh, Pankaj Kapur
Director: Kabeer Kaushik
Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi released in the year 2005 and is considered one of the most watchable movies based on the political drama in the country.
Starring: Kay Kay Menon, Shiney Ahuja, Saurabh Shukla, Ram Kapoor, Chitrangada Singh
Director: Sudhir Mishra
5. Manorama Six Feet Under
Manorama Six Feet Under was released in the year 2007 and is a thriller that will keep you glued. One of the most underrated gems in Bollywood.
Starring: Abhay Deol, Raima Sen, Gul Panag
Director: Navdeep Singh
Mumbai Meri Jaan released in the year 2008 and charts through the aftermath of the Mumbai train bombings of July 2006.
Starring: Madhavan, Soha Ali Khan, Kay Kay Menon, Paresh Rawal, Irfan Khan
Director: Nishikanth Kamath
Aamir released in the year 2008 and is by far the most underrated movie in Indian cinema. A fast-paced thriller the movie revolves around a doctor who returns to Mumbai from the United Kingdom and gets entangled with Islamic extremists.
Starring: Rajeev Khandelwal, Gajraj rao
Director: Raj Kumar Gupta
Udaan released in the year 2010 and is a fantastic watch if you haven’t done it till now. A coming of age drama that will bring tears to your eyes.
Starring: Rajat Barmecha, Anand TiwariRonit Roy, Aayan Boradia, Ram Kapoor, Manjot Singh, Anand Tiwari
Director: Vikramaditya Motwane
Shahid released in the year 2013 and is based on the life of human rights activist and lawyer Shahid Azmi who was assassinated. A definite must-watch.
Starring: Rajkummar Rao, Tigmanshu Dhulia, Kay Kay Menon, Prabhleen Sandhu, Prabal Panjabi
Director: Hansal Mehta
Masaan released in the year 2015 and is a beautiful movie comprising of two separate stories that converge as the movie progresses.
Starring: Richa Chadda, Vicky Kaushal, Shweta Tripathi, Sanjay Mishra
Director: Neeraj Ghaywan
Parched released in 2015 and revolves around the lives of four women who live in a small village in the state of Rajasthan. A must watch if you still haven’t seen the movie.
Starring: Tannishtha Chatterjee, Radhika Apte, Surveen Chawla, Adil Hussain, Lehar Khan, Sayani Gupta
Director: Leena Yadav
You will regret not watching these underrated Bollywood gems that will redefine Bollywood for you. Bollywood has abundant of these underrated gems that shine in their space a distinct light.