9 Bollywood movies that delve into political side of India, you can stream on OTT

The Kerala Story (2023) - Zee5

The Kerala Story is a Hindi drama film directed by Sudipto Sen, played by Adah Sharma, Yogita Bihani, Sonia Balani. It follows the narrative of how a few young women from Kerala were forced to convert to Islam and join the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

The Kashmir Files (2022) - Zee5

Directed by Vivek Agnihotri, played by Darshan Kumar, Mithoon Chakraborty, Anupam Kher, Pallavi Joshi. The movie is about the exodus of Kashmiri Pandits, which occurred in a very brutal manner according to the movie. 

Madras Cafe (2013) - Netflix

Directed by Shoojit Sircar, played by John Abraham, Nargis Fakhri, Raashi Khanna. Madras Cafe, reportedly depicted the events of Madras Cafe where the ethnic conflict in Sri Lanka led to the assassination of then Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi in 1991.

Shanghai (2012) - Amazon Prime Video, Zee5, YouTube

Directed by Dibakar Banerjee, played by Emraan Hashmi, Kalki Koechlin, Abhay Deol. Shanghai was about a fictional place, Bharatnagar, being turned into a shiny city but the foundation had dead bodies, corruption, and a whole lot of dark things.

Aarakshan (2011) - AmazonPrime Video and YouTube

Directed by Prakash Jha, played by Amitabh Bachchan, Deepika Padukone, Saif Ali Khan. The film tell a story that addressed reservation, the caste system, and the politics that surround it.

Kissaa Kursee Ka (1977) - YouTube

Directed by Amrit Nahata, played by Shabana Azmi, Raj Babbar, Utpal Dutt, and ensemble. The movie looks at the politicians with greed in their eyes and sees the eccentricity they function with.

Garm Hava (1973) - YouTube

Directed by MS Sathyu, played by Balraj Sahni, AK Hangal, Farooq Shaikh, Shaukat Azmi. Garm Hava was a heart-wrenching tale of a Muslim businessman and his family who find themselves on the Indian side of the border post-partition.

Indu Sarkar (2017) - Prime Video

Directed by Madhur Bhandarkar and the film stars Kirti Kulhari, Neil Nitin Mukesh, Anupam Kher, Tota Roy Chowdhury.The film is set in the period of the emergency in India.

The Accidental Prime Minister (2019) - Zee5

The Accidental Prime Minister Follows the journey of Indian economist Mommohan Singh as the became the Prime Minister of India.

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