Top 10 awesome movies like Ankush that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Ankush 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 N. Chandra, Nana Patekar and Rabia Amin . Here goes the list -

  1. Gaman
  2. Om Dar-B-Dar
  3. Hava Aney Dey
  4. Shabnam Mausi
  5. Manasarovar
  6. The Pool
  7. Paroma
  8. Page 3
  9. Chameli
  10. Mohan Joshi Hazir Ho!
  1. Gaman

    Gaman

    In order to improve their lifestyle, Lucknow based Ghulam Hussain decides to re-locate to Bombay, leaving his ailing mother and wife, Khairun, behind. He arrives in Bombay, and looks up his close friend, Lalulal Tiwari, who gets him a job cleaning taxis. Ghulam subsequently learns how to drive, and is hired to drive a taxi. Despite of his best efforts he is unable to save enough money to visit Lucknow. Lalulal has problems of his own, despite of being settled in Bombay for several years; having a sweetheart, Yashodra, he is unable to even rent a decent apartment, and lives in a shanty tenement, which is slated to be demolished by the Bombay Municipal Corporation. Will Lalulal and Ghulam be able to improve their lives or will they be caught up in just surviving on a day to day basis?

    This movie, created by Muzaffar Ali, Farooq Shaikh and Smita Patil, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  2. Om Dar-B-Dar

    Om Dar-B-Dar

    A carefully constructed nonsense about a teenage boy named Om in a small Indian village.

    This movie, created by Kamal Swaroop, Gopi Desai and Manish Gupta, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  3. Hava Aney Dey

    Hava Aney Dey

    A collegian in turbulent Mumbai attempts to improve his lifestyle.

    This movie, created by Partho Sen-Gupta, Aniket Vishwasrao and Nishikant Kamat, scores 6.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  4. Shabnam Mausi

    Shabnam Mausi

    Inspired by a real person, Shabnam Mousi is an action-packed Bollywood musical about a hijra (eunuch) who transcends societal oppression to become a successful politician.

    This movie, created by Yogesh Bharadwaj, Ashutosh Rana and Sujeet Chaubey, scores 6.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  5. Manasarovar

    Manasarovar

    An efficiency expert meets with a woman who may have known his missing brother.

    This movie, created by Anup Kurian, Atul Kulkarni and Neha Dubey, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  6. The Pool

    The Pool

    A boy in abject poverty works in a hotel and becomes obsessed with a swimming pool in the opulent hills of Panjim, Goa, India. His life gets turned upside-down when he attempts to meet the mysterious family who lives at the house.

    This movie, created by Chris Smith, Nana Patekar and Venkatesh Chavan, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    You can watch this on Youtube and Google Play Movies.

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  7. Paroma

    Paroma

    A 40-year-old married woman falls in love with a young man.

    This movie, created by Aparna Sen, Rakhee Gulzar and Aparna Sen, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  8. Page 3

    Page 3

    A look at Mumbai's socialite party circle world through the eyes of a Page 3 journalist.

    This movie, created by Madhur Bhandarkar, Konkona Sen Sharma and Atul Kulkarni, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  9. Chameli

    Chameli

    On a rainy night, when an investment banker's car breaks down in the red light district, he takes shelter where he meets and later befriends a prostitute.

    This movie, created by Sudhir Mishra, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Rahul Bose, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  10. Mohan Joshi Hazir Ho!

    Mohan Joshi Hazir Ho!

    An old couple, Mohan Joshi (Bhisham Sahni) and his wife (Dina Pathak), sues their landlord (Amjad Khan) for not maintaining their 'collapsing' apartment building. For this, they hire two cunning lawyers (Naseeruddin Shah and Satish Shah), while Rohini Hattangadi is the opposition lawyer. The court case drags on for years and the lawyers milk the old couple dry, while they become rich. Back home in the society, the old couple is ridiculed for fighting the landlord, but they fight on nevertheless. In the end, when the judge comes to check the condition of the chawl, the landlord's men prop up the place, thus convincing the judge that all is well. Finally, Joshi gathers all his strength and pulls down the temporary supports put up by the men causing the building to collapse on himself.

    This movie, created by Saeed Akhtar Mirza, Bhisham Sahni and Dina Pathak, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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