Top 10 Bollywood Films That Show Gujarati Culture

Top 10 Bollywood Films That Show Gujarati Culture Hindi Article

Bollywood has been exploring several genres of films. It shows different characters from different parts of India with a range of styles. One such is the Gujarati traditions. Here is the list of films that show Gujarati Culture.

1. Scam 1992

The film Scam 1992 shows the real incident of Harshad Mehta. It portrays the Gujarati culture showing the festivals and traditions being celebrated in Gujarati style. In the 1990s, Harshad Mehta was responsible for a fraud that cost five hundred crores. He circulated false insider information as a jobber on the Bombay Stock Exchange to boost profits. He decides to launch his own consulting company after the passing of his father to make money through commissions. Due to fraud in his business, the CBI detains Harshad Mehta, who later dies of a heart attack.

2. Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam

The film Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam shows the Gujarati culture, its household, food, and many more. Pundit Darbar, a well-known supporter of Indian classical music, is the father of Nandini. During family gatherings, Sameer and Nandini fall in love and have romantic moments. Infuriated, the Pundit kicks Sameer out of the house. Nandini marries Vanraj with reluctance. When Nandini gets Sameer's letters, Vanraj is furious, but he soon concludes that bringing the two together is the appropriate course of action. Nandini is warmed by Vanraj's kindness and devotion to her. She agrees to return to Vanraj after Sameer realizes she has lost her love for him.

3. Goliyo Ki Rasleela Ram Leela

The film Goliyo Ki Rasleela Ram Leela brings out the Gujarati culture through its costume, traditions, and dances. It shows garba and dandiya the Gujarati dance forms. Ram, Meghji Bhai's younger brother, steps in to stop a fight between the Rajadi and Sanera clans and saves Bhavani. However, Kanji mistakenly kills Meghji and is slain by Ram as Ram and Leela fall in love. Ram is honored by becoming the next Rajadi chieftain. As Dhankor Baa orders peace with the opposing tribe, Ram and Leela kill each other after realizing they are soulmates.

4. Lagaan

The film Lagaan shows the Gujarati culture. It depicts the rural colonial period of Gujarat. The village elders are uneasy, but Elizabeth agrees to teach them the game in exchange for Andrew offering a wager that the farmers will play cricket against his team. Elizabeth is devastated to witness Bhuvan hugging Gauri after he wins the match for the farmers. Elizabeth leaves for England, and in the village, Bhuvan marries Gauri.

5. Gangubai Kathaiwadi

The film Gangubai Kathaiwari is about a Gujarat brothel. It brings out the Gujarat style of tradition and essence. Powerful politician Gangubai rescues Madhu from a brothel and develops feelings for Afsaan Razzaq. Rahim Lala rejects her offer even though she is a candidate for the Kamathipura presidential elections and champions women's rights. As a result of Gangubai Kathiawadi's advocacy for the education of prostitutes' children, the Prime Minister consents to prevent the closure of Kamathipura and the brothel.

6. Raees

 The film Raees is about a bright young man from Gujarat who becomes involved in the black market for alcohol. He receives Pashabhai's and the Chief Minister's political backing before being assassinated by ACP J. A. Majmudar in revenge. In addition to having a son with his neighbor Aasiya, Raees also persuades the CM to move Majmudar to the Police Control Room. He incurs significant debt to his town while using his popularity to win local elections. Musabhai and his men are killed by Raees, who then turns himself into Majmudar, who shoots him while remembering his past and his mother's lessons. Majmudar departs while reflecting on Raees's parting comments.

7. Prem Ratan Dhan Payo

The film Prem Ratan Dhan Payo shows the royal culture of Gujarat. The princess of the neighboring country Devgarh, Rajkumari Maithili Devi, is engaged to Yuvraj Vijay Singh, crown prince of Pritampur. Rajkumari Chandrika and Rajkumari Radhika, his half-sisters, have sued Vijay for a portion of the royal estate, while Yuvraj Ajay Singh, his half-brother, has vowed retaliation. Vijay, who is seriously hurt, is kept hidden in a room where two physicians keep a secret. Prem Raghuvanshi, a love guru, develops feelings for Princess Maithili. Maithili, whom Prem impresses by posing as Yuvraj Vijay, unwittingly falls in love with him. Prem and Maithili are reunited by the royal family, and they are hitched joyfully.

8. Kai Po Che

The film Kai Po Che portrays the Gujarati culture as suggested by the name. To develop and market gifted cricketers, Govind "Govi" Patel and Omkar "Omi" Shastri open a sports store and academy. In addition to investing in a mall, Ishaan asks Govi to tutor his sister Vidya "V" Bhatt in mathematics. Following India's victory in the test match, Ish and Govi get back together, while Omi joins Bittu's party to exact revenge on his parents. Govi and Vidya have a kid named Ishaan, Omi gets freed from prison, and Ali makes his debut for the Indian cricket team.

9. R Rajkumar

The film R… Rajkumar shows the Gujarati style traditions. An aimless young man named Rajkumar travels to Dhartipur to work for Shivraj Gurjar. Chanda, an orphan nurtured by her uncle Manik Parmar, captures his attention. With Rajkumar, Chanda challenges Shivraj, and Shivraj intends to kill him. Rajkumar was dispatched to Dhartipur to take over the drug cartel even though he works for Don Ajit Takka. When Rajkumar takes Shivraj's drug-filled vehicle to Taaka, he finds it to be empty. Rajkumar is murdered and interred by Shivraj. Shivraj is killed by a power punch from Rajkumar, while Don Takka is killed by a ceramic tile. Rajkumar and Chanda joyously walk away from the movie holding hands.

10. Oh My God

The film Oh My God is about a Gujarati atheist. Kanji Lalji Mehta is harassed and threatened by armed fundamentalists as he sues God for damages brought on by natural disasters. The public is outraged by Kanji's lawsuit, but Krishna reveals that he is God and assists Kanji by posing as a person and showing the world who he is. Kanji responds by destroying his statue and exhorting people to look for God in individuals rather than statues.