It is a well crafted movie by director
Anurag Basu. The movie is a comedy drama which features
Ranbir Kapoor as Barfi (deaf & mute) and focuses on his relationships with Shruti (‘
Ileana D Cruz’) and Jhilmil (
Priyanka Chopra) who is autistic (Neuro-Developmental disorder). The movie was widely praised and won many awards. It was also India’s official entry for Best Foreign Language Film at 85th academy awards.
Jiah Khan) attracted towards the peculiar case of Sanjay Singhania (
Aamir Khan) who is suffering from anterograde amnesia (memory loss). Meanwhile, Sanjay wants to kill Ghajini (
Pradeep Rawat) who is responsible for his condition and also murdered his lady love Kalpana (
Asin Thottumkal). The movie is a psychological action thriller and gained positive reviews. It was also the first Bollywood movie to enter Rs.100 crore club.
Ethan Mascarenhas (
Hrithik Roshan) is a magician turned radio jockey who is quadriplegic (paralysis of the torso and all limbs) and is taken care by Sofia D’ Souza (
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan). Meanwhile, Omar (
Aditya Roy Kapur) wants to learn magic from Ethan. Later Ethan pleads for Euthanasia (Mercy Killing), but his petition is not accepted. This movie highlights the issues regarding euthanasia which is an important issue worldwide. The performance of the actors was noteworthy and both lead actors got Filmfare nominations for their work.
My Name Is Khan"
Shah Rukh Khan) falls in love with Mandira (
Kajol Devgan) and starts to live a happy life until terrorist attacks of 9/11, add to the racism and hate which kills Mandira’s son who blames it on Rizwan. Rizwan sets out on a journey to change people’s perception towards his religion. The movie garnered praise everywhere. It won many awards including Best Actor, Actress and Director for Shah Rukh, Kajol and
Karan Johar respectively.
Inspired from the life of Helen Keller, Black is the story of a young girl Michelle (
Rani Mukerji)[Blind and Deaf] overcoming difficult challenges that her life throws her with the help of the teacher Debraj (
Amitabh Bachchan) who later in the movie gets Alzheimer’s disease. The movie is par excellence with the beautiful portrayal of a teacher and student relationship. The performance of the actors is praiseworthy. The movie won many accolades getting Rani Mukerji numerous awards.
Phir Milenge directed by South Indian actress ‘
Revathi’ is the first motion picture to touch the subject of HIV-AIDS. The movie is about Tamanna Sahni (
Shilpa Shetty) and her struggle against the discrimination she faces at her workplace being an HIV-AIDS patient. The flick also stars
Abhishek Bachchan and
Salman Khan in prominent roles.
Margarita With A Straw"
Margarita With A Straw showcases beautifully the story of a young girl Laila (
Kalki Koechlin) who is having Cerebral Palsy (a group of permanent movement disorder). The movie shows the struggle with her routine life. Fittingly the movie is about Protagonist’s journey to self-discovery and asserting control of her life. The movie won NETPAC Award World at 2014 Toronto International Film festival. Kalki Koechlin won the Special Jury Award at the
National Film Awards.
It is a Bollywood picture starring Amitabh Bachchan as Auro who suffers from a rare genetic disorder known as progeria and sheds light on the father-son relationship. Auro in his last moments reunites his father (Abhishek Bachchan) and mother (
Vidya Balan). The movie was critically acclaimed as well as actors received praise for their portrayal of respective characters. All the actors got numerous awards for their performance in the motion picture.
Taare Zameen Par
Darsheel Safary) is a dyslexic child with a poor academic record. Unaware of the problem his parents send him to the boarding school where he meets Ram Nikumbh (Aamir Khan) who remarkably transforms the boy into a brilliant one with his different methods. The movie brought to light the significant issue of dyslexia. The movie garnered rave reviews and won various awards including the Best Movie at National Film Awards and was also India’s official entry for Best Foreign Language Film at Academy Awards.
And topping the list is the evergreen Anand. It is highly praised as well as critically acclaimed drama film directed by
Hrishikesh Mukherjee. The movie depicts the life of Anand (
Rajesh Khanna), a cancer patient of rare lymphoma of intestine type, who despite knowing the true nature of his illness decides to live a happy and cheerful life making everyone around him happy. Amitabh Bachchan plays the role of Bhaskar (Anand’s friend) who narrates his story. The movie won many awards including best picture and actor. And who can forget the famous dialogue “Babu Moshai…”