Top 10 awesome movies like Umrika that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Umrika 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 Prashant Nair, Aashish Bhatt and Uplaksh Kochhar . Here goes the list -

  1. Chal Pichchur Banate Hain
  2. Tere Bin Laden
  3. Badman
  4. Peepli (Live)
  5. Straight
  6. Chalo Dilli
  7. Gippi
  8. Pestonjee
  9. Rao Saheb
  10. Angry Indian Goddesses
  1. Chal Pichchur Banate Hain

    Chal Pichchur Banate Hain

    Suraj has everything any young man would kill for - an MBA, a well-paid job and an offer from UK with a salary of 5,000 pounds. But Suraj is no ordinary boy! He has only one passion - Cinema. His only dream is to be a film Producer-Director. He chooses passion over money and becomes a rebel. He produces a shocker to his family and friends, that he is quitting his job to follow his dream of film making. Being disowned by everyone and without any industry contacts, Suraj is left all alone to find his way in the big bad world of Bollywood.Suraj starts his career by putting posters alongside roads. He struggles as an assistant on the sets and has to face rejection from the industry, his friends, family and loved ones.Chal Pichchur Banate Hain is Suraj's passionate journey from an MBA to a filmmaker.

    This movie, created by Pritish Chakraborty, Sagar Bhangade and Mukesh Bhatt, scores 6.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Comedy

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  2. Tere Bin Laden

    Tere Bin Laden

    A reporter casts a fake Bin Laden to act in his video message to America, so he can immigrate there.

    This movie, created by Abhishek Sharma, Ali Zafar and Pradhuman Singh, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy | Drama

  3. Badman

    Badman

    A mad, comic caper where the legendary Bad Man of Bollywood, Gulshan Grover relaunches himself in the film industry, but this time as a hero! With celebrity cameos, hilarious delusional situations with the 'young hero' Gulshan Grover, Bad Man explores the dark yet funny side of Bollywood. A first in the history of Indian cinema, Bad Man is a mockumentary of epic proportions. Premiered on Voot, Viacom18's Digital Platform.

    This movie, created by Soumik Sen, Ajit Andhare and Mahesh Bhatt, scores 5.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Comedy

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  4. Peepli (Live)

    Peepli (Live)

    An impoverished farmer's threat to end his life invites attention from politicians and media.

    This movie, created by Anusha Rizvi, Omkar Das Manikpuri and Raghuvir Yadav, scores 7.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy | Drama

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  5. Straight

    Straight

    After being rejected by women, a restaurant-owner attempts to deal with homosexuality.

    This movie, created by Parvati Balagopalan, Vinay Pathak and Gul Panag, scores 5.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Comedy

  6. Chalo Dilli

    Chalo Dilli

    Enroute to her destination via plane, a busy executive gets stranded with a middle-classed fast-talking male.

    This movie, created by Shashant Shah, Vinay Pathak and Lara Dutta, scores 6.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy | Drama

    You can watch this on Apple Itunes, Google Play Movies and Youtube.

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  7. Gippi

    Gippi

    Gippi is a 14-year-old girl who lives in Simla with her mother Pappi and little brother Booboo. She is overweight and awkward and doesn't know how to handle the physical, emotional and social changes happening in her life. In school, she is a backbencher and is constantly bullied by the popular queen-bee Shamira. At home, she's trying to figure out how to deal with living in a broken home. In the middle of all this chaos, she falls madly in love with an older, brooding heartbreaker. When her love story comes to a humiliating end, and she is publicly scorned, she decides to take her life in her hands and accepts Shamira's challenge to stand against her in the school elections. Whatever the final outcome might be, Gippi makes sure she has a great time in the journey, filling it with delicious desserts, funny teachers, school crushes, and Shammi Kapoor dances. Gippi is a coming-of-age story of an ordinary, overweight girl, who, through the course of the film, learns to love herself for exactly who she is. It is also a tale of an underdog, who picks herself up from nothing and finds herself at the top of her own little world.

    This movie, created by Sonam Nair, Riya Vij and Taaha Shah Badusha, scores 5.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Comedy

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  8. Pestonjee

    Pestonjee

    Phirojshah (Naseeruddin Shah) and Pestonjee (Anupam Kher) are two close friends. They attempt to do everything together, and they hope that they will marry the same day as well. Unfortunately, both go to see the same young lady, Jeroo (Shabana Azmi), and Pestonjee ends up getting married to Jeroo. Phirojshah has been stricken by Jeroo's beauty and decides not to marry, and takes a transfer away from the couple. During the years, he keeps in touch with the couple by mail. While on a visit to the couple, he finds out that Pestonjee has a mistress, and Jeroo does not know of this. How will this effect Phirojshah's friendship with Pestonjee? Does Phirojshah stand a chance with Jeroo?

    This movie, created by Vijaya Mehta, Shabana Azmi and Cyprus Dastoor, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Comedy

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  9. Rao Saheb

    Rao Saheb

    Adaptation of a literary work on the slow deterioration of an orthodox family, where the women are unable to achieve emancipation and the men succumb to insanity.

    This movie, created by Vijaya Mehta, Arvind Gadgil and Chandrakant Gokhale, scores 5.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Comedy

  10. Angry Indian Goddesses

    Angry Indian Goddesses

    A photographer invites her closest friends to vacation at her family's home in Goa in celebration of her upcoming marriage.

    This movie, created by Pan Nalin, Sarah-Jane Dias and Rajshri Deshpande, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy | Drama

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