Top 10 awesome movies like Shakuntala Devi that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Shakuntala Devi 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 Anu Menon, Vidya Balan and Sanya Malhotra . Here goes the list -

  1. La vie de château
  2. Pyaar Vali Love Story
  3. Music Teacher
  4. Nirvana13
  5. Jail
  6. Anaarkali of Aarah
  7. Shabnam Mausi
  8. Youngistaan
  9. 68 Pages
  10. The Good Road
  1. La vie de château

    La vie de château

    An agile and colorful comedy about the lives of African immigrants in Paris. Charles is the most skilled and elegant among the sellers used by hairdressers in the populated district of Château d'Eau. His mission is to fill the beauty salon with the clients captured in the street. But when the competition is intense and everyone wants to be the number one, the dirty game is on the agenda. Soon Charles will find himself in a dangerous spiral in which his dreams, reputation and even his wardrobe will be affected.

    This movie, created by Modi Barry, Jacky Ido and Tatiana Rojo, scores 5.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  2. Pyaar Vali Love Story

    Pyaar Vali Love Story

    Pyar Vali Love Story' presents two parallel stories. The first one is between a Garage owner Pashyabhai in a chawl and a street-smart and blunt girl Nandini , living in the chawl. When their marriage takes place, Pashyabhai's younger brother Amar arrives in the chawl and then begins another love story between Amar and Aliya, a muslim girl( Sai Tamhankar) living in the neighbourhood. Aliya's brother Kadar (Upendra Limaye) who is also good friend of Pashyabhai, fixes the marriage of his sister with Inspector Alam (Chinmay Mandlekar). When Kadar comes to know about his sister's relationship with Amar, he warns him and even beats him. In the meanwhile, communal riots break out and Inspector Alam is killed. Kadar suspects Amar and vows to take the revenge. Amar and Aliya who are intensely in love, manage to run away from the scene.

    This movie, created by Sanjay Jadhav, Sameer Dharmadhikari and Swwapnil Joshi, scores 6.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  3. Music Teacher

    Music Teacher

    Despite his ambitions to make it big, Beni is still stuck in the hills, bitter and hurt, struggling to make ends meet by teaching music and singing in clubs. Jyotsna, his estranged student and now a Bollywood singer, left the hills 8 years ago. The town is abuzz with the news of Jyotsna's return to perform at a music concert. Beni has to come to terms with the pains of the past and the delusions of the present to deal with both, Jyotsna's presence in the hills and in his life.

    This movie, created by Sarthak Dasgupta, Divya Dutta and Neena Gupta, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  4. Nirvana13

    Nirvana13

    Nirvana 13 is a story about a patients's cry for relief from agony and a nurse who is silently wishing for the same. The two have a conversation about their struggles with morality and helplessness and their constant quest for a way out. This provokes different perspectives of the pragmatic and spiritual aspects of life and death. The ultimate outburst of questions on morality and helplessness is at the crux of this psychological drama.

    This movie, created by Jitin Rawat, P.P. Bajaj and Anu Choudhury, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  5. Jail

    Jail

    Remanded to policy custody, a man reviews his options in an overcrowded jail while awaiting trial.

    This movie, created by Madhur Bhandarkar, Manoj Bajpayee and Neil Nitin Mukesh, scores 6.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  6. Anaarkali of Aarah

    Anaarkali of Aarah

    A village dancer is harassed by a local politician and is ridiculed by the police, but ends up plotting revenge to clear her name.

    This movie, created by Avinash Das, Pankaj Tripathi and Sanjay Mishra, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  7. 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

  8. Youngistaan

    Youngistaan

    Abhimanyu Kaul - a young, independent, Games Developer, living in Japan and the love of his life, Anwita Chauhan - a bubbly, passionate and full of life, summer intern. Their happy and ...

    This movie, created by Syed Ahmad Afzal, Jackky Bhagnani and Neha Sharma, scores 5.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  9. 68 Pages

    68 Pages

    Coming from a country like India that is still in denial, where being HIV+ is still a curse, '68 Pages' rips open the underbelly of its society to reveal how it stigmatizes and shuns those who are HIV+ or even those who just want to be what they are. Through 68 Pages of a counselors diary, we see the stories of Paayal, a sex worker; Nishit, an ID user; Kiran, a gay man and Umrao, a transsexual bar dancer - their stories of pain and fear, humiliation and rejection - not only by the society, but even by their loved ones. While these stories expose the shallowness of the system, it also offers hope and healing by trying to bring about a better understanding of their fight to live with dignity. The film is a tribute to the human spirit of optimism and survival.

    This movie, created by Sridhar Rangayan, Mouli Ganguly and Joy Sengupta, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  10. The Good Road

    The Good Road

    A family on vacation lose their son. A truck driver's last ride. A girl chasing hope. This is a life affirming journey, across a local highway, and into the heart of an unseen India, where acts of great compassion are shown to strangers.

    This movie, created by Gyan Correa, Ajay Gehi and Sonali Kulkarni, scores 6.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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