(Last Updated On: 13 June, 2020)

Sanjay Mishra is a famous yet underrated actor. Known for his comedic roles in the Golmaal series, he has done a lot of other great work. Here are some of his best movies that you must check out.

1. Rakkhosh – You are never alone

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Released in 2019, on Netflix, this psychological horror will keep you hooked. This movie provides a first person point of view of a schizophrenic patient trapped in a mental asylum. Here, the camera acts as a lead. It won an award at the Rajasthan International Film Festival.
Directed by : Abhijit Kokate, Srinivay Sallan
Written by : Srinivay Sallan
Starring : Sanjay Mishra, Tannishtha Chhatterjee, Priyanka Bose, Barun Chanda

2. Ekkees Taareekh Shubh Muhurat

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This 2018 family drama revolves around a Pandit who wants to get his children married. He continuously finds himself in a tragic situations. Ultimately, he ends up in prison, and fulfills his wish of becoming a storyteller.

Available on – Amazon Prime Video

Directed and written by : Pawan Kumar
Starring: Sanjay Mishra, Brijendra Kala


3. Angrezi Mein Kehte Hain


A 2018 romantic drama, with a few bursts of comedy, this film captures the lives of a middle class family. It focuses on the struggles faced by the older generation to confess their love. Moreover, the movie has some heart warming scenes and great dialogues.

Available on –  Amazon Prime Video, YouTube
Directed by: Harish Vyas
Screenplay: Harish Vyas and Aryan Saha
Starring: Sanjay Mishra, Ekavali Khanna, Shivani Raghuvanshi, Anshuman Jha, Pankaj Tripathi, Brijendra Kala


4. Kadvi Hawa


A must watch, especially today, when we can see the harmful effects of climate change in our daily lives. There are some people who refuse to accept that climate change is real. This movie will surely open their eyes. It shows true stories from Bundelkhand, Odisha and Rajasthan and has also won a National Film Award.

Available on Zee5

Directed by : Nila Madhab Panda
Written by: Nitin Dixit
Starring: Sanjay Mishra, Ranvir Shorey, Tillotama Shome

5. Masaan


This 2015 drama is currently available on Netflix. The film has two interrelated plots. One talks about sexual relations before marriage, and the other about  casteism in our society. It has received great critical response and won awards, in India as well as internationally.
Directed by : Neeraj Ghaywan
Written by: Varun Grover
Starring: Vicky Kaushal, Richa Chadda, Sanjay Mishra, Shweta Tripathi

6. Aankhon Dekhi

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With an IMDb score of 8/10, this 2014 Bollywood drama gained massive attention from the audience. It won a lot of awards. The story revolves around a man’s interesting journey of life, which teaches him that seeing is believing.

Available on Hotstar 
Directed and written by: Rajat Kapoor
Starring: Sanjay Mishra, Seema Pahwa, Rajat Kapoor

7. Shor Se Shuruaat

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This movie consisting of seven short stories was created by upcoming directors and writers. It talks about one central idea, “Shor” or noise and how people from various walks of life deal with it.

Available on Amazon Prime Video
Directed by: Amira Bhargava, Rahul V. Chitella, Supriya Sharma, Satish Raj Kasireddi, Arunima Sharma, Annie Zaldi, Pratik Kothari
Starring: Rasika Dugal, Sanjay Mishra, Sakshi Tanwar, Atul Kulkarni, Suchitra Pillai Malik, Vijay Maurya, Siddharth Menon

8. Anaarkali of Aarah

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The story centers a female explicit dancer and her journey as a strong character when a famous man tries to assault her during a performance.

Available on Hotstar
Directed and written by: Avinash Das
Starring: Swara Bhaskar, Sanjay Mishra

9. Phas Gaya Re Obama

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This satirical comedy is loosely based on the recession. The movie also involves local gangs, kidnapping of an NRI and a unique way of earning money.  It got positive reviews and has also been remade in Tamil.

Available on Hotstar
Directed and written by: Subhash Kapoor
Starring: Rajat Kapoor, Sanjay Mishra, Neha Dhupia, Amol Gupte, Manu Rishi

Hope you found this article useful and have something more to watch during this lockdown.

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