Top 10 awesome movies like Anand that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Anand and you can't get over how good this movie was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar movies which are created by the likes of Hrishikesh Mukherjee, Rajesh Khanna and Amitabh Bachchan . Here goes the list -

  1. Majhli Didi
  2. Chhoti Bahen
  3. Kalyug
  4. Junoon
  5. Anuraag
  6. Swami
  7. Sadhna
  8. Mrigayaa
  9. Jaane-Anjaane
  10. The Churning
  1. Majhli Didi

    Majhli Didi

    Bipinchandra breaks family tradition by marrying a city girl, Hemangini, much to the chagrin of his sister-in-law, Kadambini, and her husband, Navinchandra. Things are delicate even after both women give birth to two children each. Then Hemangini testifies against Navinchandra in Court, leading to the division of the property. Things got worse by the arrival of Kadambini's orphaned school-going step-brother, Kishan, who is beaten and abused by not only by Kadambini and Navinchandra, but also by their overweight son. When Hemangini objects to Kishan's ill-treatment, Bipin takes the side of the rest of the family, and may probably force her to abandon Kishan to his fate or divorce her.

    This movie, created by Hrishikesh Mukherjee, Meena Kumari and Dharmendra, scores 7.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  2. Chhoti Bahen

    Chhoti Bahen

    Chhoti Bahen is the story about the delicate but powerful bond of love. Rajendra and Shekhar lose their parents, and the all they have is each other, and their younger sister Meena. Though in love, Rajendra swears that he will not marry till his younger brother and sister are settled. Shekhar falls in love with a rich girl Shobha. Meanwhile, Meena's marriage is fixed. Misfortune strikes when Meena meets with an accident and is blinded forever. Shekhar, pressed on by an impatient Shobha, marries her and they go away to live with her rich father. Rajendra loses his job. To support his poor blind sister, he is desperate for a job.

    This movie, created by L.V. Prasad, Balraj Sahni and Shyama, scores 6.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  3. Kalyug

    Kalyug

    This movie tells story of fierce and total competition of two related business families in the days of license raaj India.The overall plot is based on Mahabharat.This movie shows that how the pursuit of self serving ideals even legitimizes killing of family members.

    This movie, created by Shyam Benegal, Shashi Kapoor and Rekha, scores 7.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  4. Junoon

    Junoon

    Set during the 1857 War of Independence, an obsessed Indian Nawab desires to wed a young Anglo-Indian woman, but the girl's obstinate mother stands between them.

    This movie, created by Shyam Benegal, Shashi Kapoor and Nafisa Ali, scores 7.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  5. Anuraag

    Anuraag

    Bombay-based Rajesh lives a fairly wealthy lifestyle with his parents, mom - a housewife and dad - a rather parsimonious businessman, named Amirchand. One day while walking on the beach, he comes across a beautiful blind girl named Shivani. He instantly falls in love with her. She also likes him, but understands that they cannot be married. Regardless of this, Rajesh asks his parents to permit him to marry her, to which his mother agrees, but his father refuses. Then Mr. Rai, Amirchand's friend, intervenes, he offers to pay for getting Shivani's eyes tested, and if she succeeds in getting her sight, then and only then can Amirchand permit his son to marry her. An eye specialist is consulted, who concludes that the only way Shivani can see is through the eyes of a dead donor. The question remains how long will it take for a donor to come forward, and if nothing happens, will Rajesh consent to marry someone of his father's choice?

    This movie, created by Shakti Samanta, Ashok Kumar and Nutan, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Prime Video and Tubi Tv.

  6. Swami

    Swami

    After she enters into an arranged marriage, a spirited and intellectual young woman tries to adjust to life with a man who was not her choice.

    This movie, created by Basu Chatterjee, Shabana Azmi and Girish Karnad, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  7. Sadhna

    Sadhna

    Mohan ( SUNIL DUTT ) is the only bachelor son of his widowed mother. Mohan works as a professor. He is against prostitution and consider prostitutes as a black spot to the society. But due to some circumstances a prostitute Champabai ( VAIJYANTIMALA ) comes to his life in the form of Rajni. Will Mohan and his ailing mother accept Champabai as Rajni or not is the story.

    This movie, created by B.R. Chopra, Vyjayanthimala and Sunil Dutt, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  8. Mrigayaa

    Mrigayaa

    In the 1930s, a group of tribals live in a small village in a forest in Odisha. A British administrator arrives at the village who is passionate about hunting. He befriends Ghinua, an exceptional archer.

    This movie, created by Mrinal Sen, Ajit Banerjee and Samit Bhanja, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  9. Jaane-Anjaane

    Jaane-Anjaane

    While on a religious pilgrimage, Laxmi Prasad finds an abandoned baby at a temple, when she sees no around, she decides to keep him. When her husband, Shankar, returns from jail, they name the child Ramu. While Laxmi wants him to go to school, study and become someone important, Shankar wants him to gamble, partner him in bootlegging and smuggling. Ramu is unable to fit in school and decides to work with his dad. Thus Ramu grows up accepting crime as his career. Then a young woman named Mala enters his life, and both fall in love with each other. When Mala finds out about Ramu's career, she makes him promise that he will go straight. He does go straight, gets a job, and when he is laid off he takes to helping Dhondu catch fish. Then Ramu's world gets turned upside when Inspector Hemant, while apprehending Shankar, guns down Laxmi. An enraged Ramu decides that he must kill Hemant at any cost. Watch what impact this will have on Hemant's mom, his dad, and Mala herself as she watches Ramu descent into the very hell that she had tried to redeem him from.

    This movie, created by Shakti Samanta, Shammi Kapoor and Leena Chandavarkar, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  10. The Churning

    The Churning

    Dr.Rao (Girih Karnad) is a Vetinary doc, who comes to this village with the aim of starting a Milk Co-operative society for the welfare of the villagers. But the wealthy businessman Mishraji (Amrish Puri) and Sarpanch (Kulbhushan Kharbanda) are unhappy about this. How Dr.rao succeeds in his mission to make the villagers self reliant, with the help of Bindu (Smit Patil) and Bhola (Naseeruddin shah) is worth watching.

    This movie, created by Shyam Benegal, Girish Karnad and Naseeruddin Shah, scores 7.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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