The Indian audience has gradually shifted their preference from commercial cinema to conceptual cinema. Time and again, we see how the content of a movie plays the key factor in captivating the public. The following are ten such Bollywood movies with extremely unique and unconventional concepts that you can enjoy watching again and again.
1. Vicky Donor:
Ayushmann Khurrana started his array of unique and groundbreaking scripts right from his debut. In Shoojit Sircar’s Vicky Donor, he posed as a sperm donor hiding his profession to avoid societal judgments. Paired alongside him was Yami Gautam who played his love interest. Besides its fresh concept, Annu Kapoor‘s hilarious antics and Khurrana and Gautam’s beautiful chemistry makes this movie a joyride.
Where to watch: Voot and Eros Now
2. Do Dooni Chaar:
The successful pair of Rishi Kapoor-Neetu Singh returned after ages with this movie. Habib Faisal directed this comedy-drama which depicted the chronicles of a middle-class family in purchasing a car and raising their social status. The reel and real-life spouses weave magic into this movie thus making it a must-watch for all. Further, the movie also bagged the title of ‘Best Feature Film’ in the 58th National Film Awards.
Where to watch: Netflix
Shah Rukh Khan plays a ghost who visits a lonely married woman (Rani Mukherji) taking the human form of her husband. Sounds interesting? The movie is directed by the veteran Amol Palekar who is also known for playing unorthodox characters in movies that were much ahead of their time.
Where to watch – Netflix and Voot
4. Toilet – Ek Prem Katha
Toilet – Ek Prem Katha is an unconventional love story highlighting a much relevant social issue faced in our country, i.e., open defecation. Akshay Kumar and Bhumi Pednekar play spouses where the latter leaves her in-law’s house promising to not return until the former gets a toilet instilled. Further, there are a number of thought-provoking scenes that highlight the problems of the rural population. Eg – women in groups running to the fields every morning to defecate outdoors.
Where to watch – Netflix
5. Shubh Mangal Saavdhan
Content-monarch Ayushmann Khurrana delivered another unorthodox performance with Shubh Mangal Saavdhan. Directed by R.S. Prasanna, Khurrana plays a young man suffering from erectile dysfunction. However, trouble escalates for him with his approaching wedding date and his father-in-law coming to know about it. Now that grabbed our attention, didn’t it?
Where to watch: YouTube and Eros Now