It is said that films are the mirror of the society. There are some Bollywood films that have been a very good influence on society and the mindset of people. Today, we’ll talk about 8 films that tackled very important and hard-hitting social issues and brought the much-needed change in the mindset of people.
1. Vicky Donor
Infertility is a very big deal in India. Acclaimed director Shoojit Sircar tackled this issue in the best way possible. The film also marked the debut of Ayushmann Khurrana and Yami Gautam. Ayushmann plays a sperm donor in the movie.
2. Batti Gull Meter Chalu
After Toilet: Ek Prem Katha, Shree Narayan Singh took on another social issue of inflated bills in Batti Gul Meter Chalu. Shahid Kapoor, Shraddha Kapoor, Divyendu Sharma, and Yami Gautam Starrer film talks about the critical issue of faulty meters in many parts of India, which has a huge impact on commoners.
This film is by far the most influential film that has released in years. The main theme of the film is “when a woman says no, it’s a no”. Directed by Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury Pink has a stellar cast that includes Amitabh Bachchan and Taapsee Pannu in the lead roles. The movie talks about the restriction on the lifestyle of a woman. It also talks about those, who always raise questions about how a woman lives her life. The movie managed to raise and show some uncomfortable truth of Indian society.
4. 3 Idiots
Directed by Rajkumar Hirani 3 Idiots featuring Aamir Khan, R Madhavan and Sharman Joshi is by far one of the best films Bollywood has ever made. The movie takes on the education system of India and raises some valid and important questions.
5. Rang De Basanti
RDB is one of the best films I have ever watched. The movie beautifully shows how young youths take freedom for granted. It also shows the corrupt politicians forcing youths to see all the wrong things happening around him/ her.
PK is another Rajkumar Hirani Film that has made to our list. This time, the acclaimed director takes on the caste and religion systems that have been the most controversial issues in the country.
Satyagraha featuring Amitabh Bachchan, Ajay Devgn, Kareena Kapoor Khan, and Arjun Rampal deals with the caste based reservation issues in jobs and educations. The movie tells how corrupt politicians use it as a tool, whereas common men have to face the consequences of the malpractices.
8. Hindi Medium
Irrfan Khan and debutant Pakistani actress Saba Qamar starrer Hindi Medium talks about the obsession of English medium in India. From corruption in the education system to the mindset of society towards Hindi speaking people to the class and status, the movie raises some very important questions in the best way possible.
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