Top 10 awesome movies like Zindagi Zindabad that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Zindagi Zindabad 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 Sumitra Bhave, Mita Vasisht and Milind Gunaji . Here goes the list -

  1. Mohan Joshi Hazir Ho!
  2. Arvind Desai Ki Ajeeb Dastaan
  3. 68 Pages
  4. Garm Hava
  5. Damul
  6. Pyaar Vali Love Story
  7. Amal
  8. Umbartha
  9. Ajji
  10. Overnight
  1. 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

  2. Arvind Desai Ki Ajeeb Dastaan

    Arvind Desai Ki Ajeeb Dastaan

    Arvind Desai is the only son of a rich businessman who deals in luxury handicraft products. His feelings for his father are mixed. While he hates his dominating nature, he admires his power and lack of scruples.

    This movie, created by Saeed Akhtar Mirza, Dilip Dhawan and Anjali Paigankar, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  3. 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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  4. Garm Hava

    Garm Hava

    In post-partition India, a Muslim businessman and his family struggle for their rights in a country which was once their own.

    This movie, created by M.S. Sathyu, Balraj Sahni and A.K. Hangal, scores 8.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  5. Damul

    Damul

    Damul (Bonded Until Death) highlights the ill effects of Bonded Labour System while narrating the story of a bonded labour who is left with no choice but to steal by his landlord.

    This movie, created by Prakash Jha, Annu Kapoor and Sreela Majumdar, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  6. 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

  7. Amal

    Amal

    When Amal impresses an eccentric millionaire with his humility and humanity, he unknowingly becomes the old man's beneficiary.

    This movie, created by Richie Mehta, Rupinder Nagra and Naseeruddin Shah, scores 7.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Prime Video.

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  8. Umbartha

    Umbartha

    After the passing of her husband, Mrs. Mahajan takes care of four institutions, and lives a comfortable lifestyle with her two sons - Dr. Mohan and his wife, Maya; and Advocate Subhash Mahajan, his wife, Savitri, and their daughter, Rani. Savitri is unhappy as she wants a career for herself. She finally gets a chance to prove her skills in social services when she gets a job offer as Superintendent of a Women's Reformatory Home in distant Sangamwadi. Although Rani and Subhash as well as the rest of the family oppose her going, she has made up her mind. She arrives there and soon gets actively involved in the day to day activities of the institute, which is home to many women with a criminal background; who have been abused and beaten by their husbands; those who have been sexually assaulted; and even some with mental problems. After several months of her active involvement, Savitri is faced with a crisis when the Managing Committee, led by Chairperson Sheela Samson blames her for the death of two inmates, who set themselves on fire; her inability to get along with local businessmen; her rude comments to the local M.L.A., Bane; her interference in the personal lives of inmates. And to make matters the State Government appoints a one-man Commission to look into the problems of this institution. Savitri now has a choice - to resign and return home - to a family of virtual strangers; or stay and face the onslaught of charges that may be brought out against her.

    This movie, created by Jabbar Patel, Smita Patil and Girish Karnad, scores 6.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  9. Ajji

    Ajji

    Little Manda is found raped and dumped in a trash heap near her slum. Her parents are more concerned with survival than dignity. The cops are powerless to help as the rapist is a local politician's son. But Ajji won't accept this injustice.

    This movie, created by Devashish Makhija, Sushama Deshpande and M.K. Raina, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  10. Overnight

    Overnight

    24 hours from the life of a Hungarian stock-broker.

    This movie, created by Ferenc Török, Viktor Bodó and Kata Petõ, scores 5.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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