Indian society and Indian cinema go hand in hand. There are plenty of movies made and viewed across this country. Each movie is different; each picture leaves us with diverse kind of emotions. Some movies leave us with tears, and some bring a smile on our face. Each movie is a piece of art which involves a lot of hard work and determination; then there are some movies which have a mind boggling and mesmerizing effect on people. Here is a list of movies that brought some significant change in our society.
A beautiful movie directed by
Rajkumar Hirani describes the struggle of students against society and relatives to chase the career of their interest. The movie stars
Boman Irani, ‘
Kareena Kapoor Khan. This film brought a revolutionary change in the Indian Education system; now parents tend to ask their children about their career choice and support them in whatever decisions they take.
Taare Zameen Par’
Some movies keep you spellbound, this picture was one of them. It depicted the mentality of Indian parents and their reaction if their children score low in exams or do not study properly. It brings in front the story of a Dyslexic child and his struggles against the world in performing daily activities like tying a shoe lace or reading a book. It beautifully portrays a teacher-student relation which can help the family overcome this type of circumstances. It stars Aamir Khan and
Oh My God’
One of the finest movies by Indian cinema, starring Paresh Raval,
Akshay Kumar, and
Mithun Chakraborty. It throws light on the most sensational topic of current time i.e. "God and his followers". The film tries to convey the message that we should not blindly follow whatever these priests in Mandir or any other place of worship ask us to do. God doesn't need wealth or food or comfort; he just wants our devotion. It's we the humans who try to lure people in the name of God.
4. ‘Chak De India’
A journey of a player, from being a captain of the Indian Hockey team, to being a coach of Indian Girls Hockey team, and his struggles in the way. A graceful movie directed by Shimin Amin which is an Indian Blockbuster. This film unites the country together in the sense of patriotism and generates awareness towards our national game, Hockey. It stars
Shah Rukh Khan in the leading role.
A movie starring Shah Rukh Khan as a scientist in NASA who returns to India after a long time. It depicts his journey in India and how he falls in love with the country. The film is an eye opener for all the NRIs who migrate away from the country in search of name and fame.
Feminism, yes this movie show women empowerment and
Kangana Ranaut has well-played the role of an independent lady. It is an example for all the women out there who think that their life has ended after their fiancé or their husbands have left them. A girl should be full of zest and should always know her stand. After watching this movie each and every woman feels a little bit more confident than they were before going inside the theater.
Rang De Basanti’
Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra directed one of the most happening movies of all time commonly known as RBD. This film revolves around five friends who wish to avenge their friend and bring justice to him who died in a MIG plane crash due to the of error of government officials. After watching this movie each and every person comes out of a theater with tears in their eyes and patriotic feeling in their heart. This movie brings a revolutionary change by making people aware that bribery is the cause of this kind of accidents and the reason why the country isn't developing.
My Name Is Khan’
Terrorist and Muslim, these two words go hand in hand. A movie starring Shah Rukh Khan who plays the role of a Muslim person who suffers from Asperger's syndrome which is a form of Autism. He marries a Hindu girl Mandira played by
Kajol Devgan. They live in San Francisco, and their son is beaten to death by some of the college students. This movie reveals the story about what adverse situations a Muslim person has to go through to get justice for his child. This film has a very famous dialogue "My name is Khan, and I am not a Terrorist".
Yet another movie made to prove that women rule the world. The leading roles are played by
Priyanka Chopra and Kangana Ranaut. Both the girls came to Mumbai to become famous models and in their journey they lost the essence of life. Both of them tried to get on top by any means and at the end they were shameful at their deeds. This movie covers various aspects of a woman’s life and gives us a message that no matter what, we should never forget our Indian culture and society.
Koi Mil Gaya’
First Indian sci-fi movie directed by
Rakesh Roshan and starring
Hrithik Roshan, revolves around the plot of an Alien creature and scientists who are willing to catch that Alien. It opens the gate towards a new branch of science for the common man i.e. technology and space. It’s the first time when this kind of genre came to Indian cinema. People loved this movie and their interest towards Science and Outer Space increased.