Top 10 awesome movies like Jyoti that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Jyoti 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 Pramod Chakravorty, Ajit and Birbal . Here goes the list -

  1. Libaas
  2. Maa Beti
  3. Dost
  4. Awaargi
  5. Sanjog
  6. Takkar
  7. Swami
  8. Ek Chadar Maili Si
  9. Pratigyabadh
  10. Meri Jung
  1. Libaas

    Libaas

    The film is about married couples of urban India having extramarital relations and adultery. Based on Gulzar's own story "Seema", the film portrays the relationship between a theatre director, Sudhir, who neglects everything but his work and is struggling to establish his theatre group. His wife Seema is also the leading lady in the theatre group but is left alone as Sudhir is involved in his work. Things take a turn when Sudhir's friend TK turns up and woos Seema.

    This movie, created by Gulzar, Shabana Azmi and Utpal Dutt, scores 8.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  2. Maa Beti

    Maa Beti

    Savitri lives a wealthy life-style with her businessman husband and a daughter, Meenu. She gets pregnant a second time, gives birth to a son, Khetan, but tragically passes away. Her husband, unable to handle business and two children at the same time, re-marries a woman named Laxmi. While Laxmi tries to be a loving step-mother, her brother, Raghunandan, who moves into her household, advises her against doting too much on her step children. As a result, Meenu and Khetan miss their mother. When they grow up, they are abused, and when they cannot endure it any more, they run away. When Laxmi's husband questions their absence, he is told that they died in a boating accident. Laxmi gets pregnant, gives birth to a girl, Chanda. Then Raghunandan starts to openly show his true colors, as he embezzles money, jewelery, and changes properties to his name, & throws Laxmi and her husband out of their house. Her husband falls down the stairs, and loses his vision. Years later, Chanda has grown up and is of marriageable age, Laxmi and her husband, are looked after by their servant, Ramu, who lives with a woman named Asha. One day Asha tells them that she knows about Khetan, and an overjoyed family rush over to meet him. This is then when they will have to face the truth about Khetan and Meenu, and the life the later has chosen to live.

    This movie, created by Kalpataru, Shashi Kapoor and Meenakshi Sheshadri, scores 4.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  3. Dost

    Dost

    Maanav is an orphan who was brought up by a Catholic Priest, Father Francis. After completing his M.A. he returns home to Taran Devi and finds out that his mentor his dead. He re-locates to Bombay by train, and a man named Gopichand Sharma attempts to steal his luggage, but Maanav chases him and retrieves it. Both men become friends, despite of their differences - Maanav wants to lead a honest life, and Gopichand, who is estranged from his wife, a nurse, Kalyani, and son, Munna, is an alcoholic and thief. Gopichand eventually changes his lifestyle, decides to be honest, patches up with his family, but ends up antagonizing his crime boss, Monto Sardar, who chops off his right hand. Maanav gets him a job with Hercules Milk Foods. Maanav meets with and falls in love with Kaajal Gupta, who is the daughter of the owner of Hercules Milk Foods, much to the chagrin of her dad who wants her to get married to Shyamal. Then one day Maanav disappears from Gopichand and Kaajal's lives. He re-locates to Simla and it is here that he learns that things have spiraled out of control as Gopichand has been arrested for marketing contaminated milk powder resulting in the deaths of hundreds of children. Maanav decides to return to Bombay and attempts to try and make sense why Gopichand committed this crime.

    This movie, created by Dulal Guha, Dharmendra and Hema Malini, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  4. Awaargi

    Awaargi

    Azad(Anil Kapoor), a mob enforcer who rescues the lovely Seema (Meenakshi Seshadri) from a brothel against the orders of both his boss and a rival gang leader. He vows to help her become a singer, and enlists Dhiren (Govindra) to help her, but things become complicated when both men fall for Seema--and the gangsters decide they want her back.

    This movie, created by Mahesh Bhatt, Anil Kapoor and Meenakshi Sheshadri, scores 6.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  5. Sanjog

    Sanjog

    Bombay-bred Narain goes to a village, where he meets and falls in love with a village belle, Yashodra. She also is attracted to him, and both get married. After their marriage, both go to live with Narain's parents, brother, and sister-in-law, Lalita, and her son, Sonu. Yashodra gets close to Sonu, and starts to spend all her time with him. This raises some concerns with Lalita, which results in some acrimony. Tragically, Sonu passes away, leaving Yashodra devastated and depressed. She gets pregnant and gives birth to a baby girl, but cannot get Sonu out of her mind. Her depression gives way to insanity, as she keeps on seeing Sonu in every child, and as a result she is institutionalized. Narain has taken to alcohol in a big way and drowns his sorrows and frustrations day and night in a drunken stupor. As a result, his daughter is adopted by Lalita and his brother, without knowing who her real parents are. Years pass by, her daughter, Asha, has grown up and is herself a mother of a baby boy, and settled in the U.S.. Asha arrives in India for a visit and the entire family assembles to visit Yashodra. They find her holding a piece of log, covered in a blanket, singing to it as if it where Sonu. It is here that Asha finds out who her real parents are, and it is here that she will be called upon to make the ultimate sacrifice.

    This movie, created by K. Viswanath, Jeetendra and Jaya Prada, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  6. Takkar

    Takkar

    A wicked stepmother and her brother attempt to kill her stepson, only he survives, and years laterm re-enters their lives; And on the other hand, a smuggler assumes the identity of a honest man, who looks like him, in order to evade the police.

    This movie, created by K. Bapaiah, Sanjeev Kumar and Jeetendra, scores 5.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  7. 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

  8. Ek Chadar Maili Si

    Ek Chadar Maili Si

    Rani gets into trouble after the death of her husband, Trilok. Her mother in law all the time curses her. Her family's crises worsens with the arrest of her brother in law, Mangal. Now she has to feed her family from nothing. Moreover she also has a social insecurity due to her husband's death. How will her family recover?

    This movie, created by Sukhwant Dhadda, Hema Malini and Rishi Kapoor, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  9. Pratigyabadh

    Pratigyabadh

    After her husband, Baburam Yadav, travels to Bombay to try and re-pay his loan to the local money-lender, Lala Sukhilal, his wife, Laxmi, and three children Sheila, Shakti, and Shankar, are on the point of destitution. To make matters worse, they stop receiving any mail from their father for months. When Sukhilal finds out about their plight, he offers to look after Laxmi and be intimate with her, but she refuses, so he decides to take possession of the house and property, and does so with approval of the local Panchayat. Laxmi and her set forth to travel to Bombay to be with Baburam and a ride from a drunken truck driver, Tej Bahadur, who puts the children in the back of the truck and lets Laxmi sit next to him. When it starts raining heavily, Tej stops the truck, brutally beats and rapes Laxmi until she dies. He also heavily cuffs young Shankar into unconsciousness, leaving him with only his cigarette lighter and the license number of his truck. Years later, a grown up Shankar and Tej, who is now known as Tejaa, a criminal don, meet again - and this time it is Sheila that Tej would like to have his way with.

    This movie, created by Ravi Chopra, Asrani and Beena Banerjee, scores 5.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Prime Video.

  10. Meri Jung

    Meri Jung

    Two top lawyers battle against each other while the whole city witnesses the battle.

    This movie, created by Subhash Ghai, Anil Kapoor and Girish Karnad, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Prime Video.

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