Top 10 awesome movies like Maya Machhindra that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Maya Machhindra 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 Shantaram Rajaram Vankudre, Govindrao Tembe and Durga Khote . Here goes the list -

  1. Miss Frontier Mail
  2. Inquilab
  3. Bidyapati
  4. Bhabhi
  5. Dahej
  6. Avalude Ravukal
  7. Ek Gaon Ki Kahani
  8. Prithvi Vallabh
  9. Duniya Na Mane
  10. Daera
  1. Miss Frontier Mail

    Miss Frontier Mail

    Savita, aka Miss 1936, is an amateur hunter while her brother Jayant is an amateur film-maker. Their father, Maganlal, arrested for the murder of a station-master, is defended by their uncle Shyamlal, who is in fact the mysterious Signal X. Shyamlal causes a major train smash-up so as to promote his new airline. He then implicates hero Sundar, son of the railway president, in the crime. Savita overcomes the nasty Signal X, whose henchmen are caught on film by Jayant as they sabotage a bridge. Nadia indulges in extensive fist-fights, set to heavy sound effects, and a famous battle alongside Sundar atop a moving train.

    This movie, created by Homi Wadia, Fearless Nadia and Sardar Mansur, scores 6.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Prime Video.

  2. Inquilab

    Inquilab

    A drama set amid an earthquake in Bihar. Miss Renee (Khote) looks after the victims while her lover, the businessman Sardar (Mohanned), wants to make money from the disaster. She comes under the spell of the blind itinerant Musafir (Dey in his usual persona) whose low opinion of the depravity of the wealthy provides the film's moral backbone. She eventually discovers that as a child she had been promised to Musafir but had been rejected by his family for being of a lower caste.

    This movie, created by Debaki Bose, Durga Khote and Prithviraj Kapoor, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  3. Bidyapati

    Bidyapati

    Classic celebration of Mithila's King Shiva Singha's (Bannerjee/Kapoor) love for his wife while chronicling the influence of the pacifist court poet Bidyapati (Sanyal). Invited to the royal court by the king, Bidyapati arrives with his faithful follower Anuradha (Kanan Devi). Queen Laxmi (Chhaya Devi) falls in love with the poet, much to the distress of the king. The king falls ill and starts neglecting his royal duties until Anuradha persuades him that true love does not need reciprocation. The queen, equally distressed by her divided loyalties, contemplates suicide, encouraged by the prime minister who is worried by the nefarious impact of Bidyapati's poetry on the king. Both the king and queen sacrifice their lives before the statue of the god Vishnu who appears to weep at the tragedy.

    This movie, created by Debaki Bose, Pahadi Sanyal and Durgadas Bannerjee, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  4. Bhabhi

    Bhabhi

    Although a graduate in Arts, Shanta agrees to get married to a much lesser educated widowed businessman, Ratanlal, who has a son, Mithu, from his first marriage, and re-locates to live with him, his brothers; Ramesh, Rajan, & Baldev, and an aunt. Ratanlal permits her to let her child-widowed sister, Lata, to also live with them. Shanta soon earns the respect and love of everyone in the family. Ramesh gets married to Advocate Motilal's daughter, Tara, while Rajan gets married to Mangala, who is Munshiram's daughter. After these marriages, misunderstandings crop up, generally generated by Mangala, so much so that Tara joins forces with her, forcing the brothers to separate from each other, with Ratanlal dividing the property and business equally amongst them, and re-locating in a small village house, while Ramesh now lives with Tara and her brother, Jeevan and his wife. Rajan does not get along with Mangala, takes to alcohol in a big way, stops his medical studies and joins the army, and Baldev re-locates to Bombay. The question remains will this troubled family ever be re-united again during their respective lifetimes?

    This movie, created by R. Krishnan, Balraj Sahni and Pandharibai, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Prime Video.

  5. Dahej

    Dahej

    Thakur (Prithviraj Kapoor) is a proud and dignified man with an only daughter, Chanda (Jayashree) who is of marriageable age. His wife (Mumtaz Begum) and he receive a suitable proposal from the house of a lawyer and his wife (Ulhas and Lalita Pawar respectively). They accept this proposal, and during this process, Thakur makes it clear to the lawyer that he is unable to afford any dowry, to which the lawyer agrees, thinking that Thakur is very wealthy and will give plenty to his daughter. This does not happen and the marriage is almost cancelled. The groom, Suraj, (Karan Dewan) accepts the bride without any dowry. The marriage proceeds and the party returns home. For days the couple are left alone together. Then Chanda's mother-in-law gets agitated over the lack of dowry and starts harassing Chanda. The lawyer dies suddenly during a court case, and Chanda is blamed for his death. Eventually Chanda is thrown out of the house, and Suraj is unable to do anything. At this point in time, Thakur decides to sell everything and give it all to Chanda's mother-in-law, who is now planning to get Suraj married again. But will this gesture resolve Chanda's problems?

    This movie, created by Shantaram Rajaram Vankudre, Mumtaz Begum and Karan Dewan, scores 5.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  6. Avalude Ravukal

    Avalude Ravukal

    A young woman, forced into prostitution by circumstances, is surrounded by admirers and even inspires the kind of love that is completely unconditional.

    This movie, created by I.V. Sasi, Seema and Bahadur, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  7. Ek Gaon Ki Kahani

    Ek Gaon Ki Kahani

    Jaya lives in a village called Chandangaon in India along with her widower dad, Gokul, who works for a living as a compounder, but calls himself a Homeopathic doctor and dispenses Arnica for all kinds of ailments, especially since there is no qualified doctor in the village. Since Jaya is or marriageable age, he has arranged her marriage with hard-of-hearing Shiv, the son of Dayashankar, who is the President of the Gram Panchayat. Dayashankar is anxious to get Shiv married so that he can get some dowry from Gokul. The other suitor for Jaya is Ratan, whose mother would like her to re-marry her son as his wife, Maya, is unable to conceive. Then a new doctor arrives in this village to look after the charitable dispensary. Things heat up when Dayashankar and Ratan's mom find out that he may be Jaya's new suitor. Hilarious chaos reigns when Maya assaults her cruel mother-in-law, and Ratan abducts Jaya from her marriage with Shiv.

    This movie, created by Dulal Guha, Talat Mahmood and Mala Sinha, scores 5.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  8. Prithvi Vallabh

    Prithvi Vallabh

    Talip and his sister, Mrinalvati, of a neighboring kingdom imprison Prithvi Vallabh, the kind king of Avantipur.

    This movie, created by Sohrab Modi, Sadiq Ali and Durga Khote, scores 7.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Prime Video.

  9. Duniya Na Mane

    Duniya Na Mane

    Neera [Marathi]/Nirmala [Hindi](Apte) is trapped into marrying the old widower Kakasaheb (Date). He is a progressive lawyer with a son and a daughter of Neera's age. She refuses to consummate the union, claiming repeatedly that while suffering can be borne, injustice cannot. After facing many hurdles including an aunt (Vasishta), her mother-in-law, and a lascivious stepson Pandit[M]/Jugal[H] (Nene), her husband has a change of heart and magnanimously commits suicide, enjoining Neera to marry someone more suitable. The change occurs mainly through his widowed daughter Chitra[M]/Sushila[H] (Paranjpye, a noted social worker off screen) who provides a forcefully feminist movement in a speech to the young bride.

    This movie, created by Shantaram Rajaram Vankudre, Shanta Apte and Keshavrao Date, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  10. Daera

    Daera

    The narrative deals with the dreams and aspiration of a 16-old-girl, Sheetal (Meena Kumari) caught in the vortex of uncertainty and morality. Desperate for engagement with her neighbour, Shravan (Nasir Khan) who is equally drawn towards her but she is forced into meaningless wedlock with a sick old man.

    This movie, created by Kamal Amrohi, Meena Kumari and Nasir Khan, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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