As the world is facing the deadly Coronavirus pandemic, during these testing times, movies can be your best companion.
Here are our favorite feel good Bollywood movies which you can revisit to beat the lock-down blues.
Kangana Ranaut stole the show with her power-packed performance in this inspiring movie. Ditched half-way in her life by her lover, this movie narrates her character’s phoenix-like resurgence as she embarks up on life’s journey with a smile on her face.
8. Munna Bhai series
Who can forget the laugh riot both Munna Bhai and Circuit have created in the Munna Bhai series? The two films are known for their funny yet heart-touching story. Munna Bhai MBBS was a huge hit and also a comeback film for Sanjay Dutt after a long rut and Lage Raho Munna Bhai was a blockbuster with a lot of rib-tickling scenes. Have fun again by revisiting the series!
7. Wake Up Sid
Ranbir Kapoor’s early career is filled with a bunch of good films like Wake Up Sid, Rocket Singh, and Saawariya among others. Wake Up Sid is known for its emotionally strong characters and a great script. With a simple story line about a happy-go-lucky guy who gets serious in life to achieve his goal, Wake Up Sid is a must-watch for every youth.
6. English Vinglish
Yesteryear beauty Sridevi made her comeback to movies with this heart-touching tale. Directed by debutant Gauri Shindey, this movie is about an introvert mom who visits the United States for a family wedding and finds herself and her lost glory. Watch this with your family and get lost in the wholesomeness.
5. Bareilly Ki Barfi
Bollywood is known for many triangular love stories and Bareilly Ki Barfi stands out for its unique approach. Rajkumar Rao as an innocent-turned-swagger guy dominates throughout the movie, a step above Ayushmann Khurrana and Kriti Sanon. It’s a fun ride that will truly beat your lockdown blues.
4. Nil Battey Sannata
Nil Battey Sannata is one of the best movies in Swara Bhaskar’s filmography. She plays a single mom who ekes out a living by daily wage. But she has her eyes set towards the sky in terms of her daughter’s future. Swara wowed everyone with her stellar performance in this film.
3. Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
ZNMD is a heartwarming story about friendship. The trio (Hrithik Roshan, Farhan Akhtar, and Abhay Deol) entertained us throughout the movie with their once-in-a-lifetime characters. This film eventually became a cult classic and remains one of the best movies of director Zoya Akhtar along with Gully Boy.
2. 3 Idiots
What to say about 3 idiots? More despicable than the three idiots of ZNMD, these 3 Idiots: Rancho, Farhan, and Raju (Aamir Khan, R Madhavan, Sharman Joshi) fired up the screens with over the line adventures and mischiefs. Revisit this gem and have a good time.
1. Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewan
If there is one gem in Bollywood which is fresh to date and will age like wine going forward, it’s YJHD. Another gem in both Ranbir Kapoor’s and Deepika Padukone’s filmography, YJHD is about everything life offers-love, friendship, longing, heartbreak, family, among others. As the movie makers claim, it truly is a celebration of life.
So that’s our list of best feel good movies to keep you company in these tough times. Which one will you watch first?