When it comes to best movies in Asia, nowhere does better than Bollywood. From comedy to romance, Bollywood can give you all. Not to mention drama movies. Bollywood can bring tears in your eyes all the time with their talent and skill of filming. Speaking of dramas, there are 10 best Bollywood drama movies that you should watch. When we say this is best, you will surely get just the best drama movies from Bollywood that are highly rated from people out there. To make sure that we offer you the right perfect Bollywood drama movies, let’s take a look at the top 10 best dramas of Bollywood review below.
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1.Shor in the City
Released on 28th, April 2011, Shor in the City is an Indian Hindi film which directed by Raj Nidimoru and Krishna D.K. This movie includes at least five central characters in Mumbai city. The film tries to deal with the concept of chance as well as the constant struggle between hope and despair and self-actualization. The best thing is that the movie opening begins with the song called ‘Karma is a Bitch’ which absolutely fits in the central theme of the story where the actors keep on trying to come to terms with their own actions. Tilak (started by Tusshar Kapoor) initially holds himself responsible for the tragic accident that happens in the movie which brings him closer to his wife. Abhay (starred by Sendhil Ramamurthy) was traumatized by the goons end up being shot by their own bullets on the day of Ganesha Visarjan. Then Tilak gets a new life and finds his treasure at home. By the end of the movie, all characters move on in different paths and live their life happily after that.
Released on 8th, June 2012, Shanghai is an Indian political thriller film which directed by Dibakar Banerjee. Based on French film Z and a novel of the same name by Vassilis Vassilikos, this movie starred by Abhay Deol, Emrann Hashmi, Kalki Koechlin, Prosenjit Chatterjee, received critical acclaim upon its release. Bhaggu (starred by Pitobash Tripathy) participates in the assault of a local bookstore owner who stocked the copies of Dr. Ahmadi’s (Prosenjit Chatterjee) latest book which criticizes the local political party Morcha for ignoring the plight of the poor in its quest for infrastructure. An epilogue explains the fate of the major characters when Krishnan refused the chance to go to Stockholm to ensure that a national investigation is opened up as his plan. However, Jogi (starred by Emraan Hashmi) escaped Bharat Nagar but as a pornographer wanted by the police. At the end, Jaggu (starred by Anant Jog) operated a bulldozer demolishing old homes for IBP.
3.Yeh Saali Zindagi
Released on 4th, February 2011, Yeh Saali Zindagi is a Hindi romantic thriller which directed by Sudhir Mishra. Starred by Irrfan Khan, Arunoday Singh, Chitrangada Signh, and Aditi Rao Hydari, this movie is about two gangsters who commit a blunder and get their love lives entangled with their criminal deeds. Arun (starred by Irrfan Khan) is a Chartered Accountant who works for Mr. Mehta (starred by Saurabh Shukla) and helps him run his illegal business. Arun is in love with Priti (starred by Chitrangada Singh), but she falls for Shyam (starred by Vipul Gupta) who was introduced to her by Arun. When the movie almost ends, Priti brings the money to a port from where Kuldeep plans to escape. Chote (starred by Prashat Narayanan) also reaches there, but Satbeer (starred by Sushant Singh) double crosses him and Kuldeep (starred by Arunoday Signh) kills Chote to avenge the murder of his father. However, one of the bullets hits a railing and ricochets, then hit Arun. At the end of the movie, the gangsters leave the spot and Priti confesses to Arun that she loves him.
Released on 29th, July 1981, Silsila is a Hindi romantic drama movie which directed by Yash Chopra. This movie starred by Amitabh Bachchan as Amit Malhotra, Jaya Bachchan as Shobha, Sanjeev Kumar as Anand, Rekha as Chandni, and Kulbhushan Kharbanda as Inspector Kulbhushan, with Shashi Kapoor in a special appearance as Shekhar Malhotra, the film is about a man who feel obliged to marry the pregnant fiancée of his late brother. At the end, Amit and Chandni leave town to start a new life elsewhere, but tragedy strikes. Chandni’s husband Dr. Anand’s plane crashes, causing the lovers to rush to the wreckage site visible to them from the overhead helicopter they are making their escape in. Rushing in to the fray to save Dr. Anand, Amit is confronted by Shobha, who in a moment of turmoil reveals that she is expecting his child. When Dr.Anand is rescued from the wreckage Chandni realizes her love for her husband. The film ends with a song depicting Amit and Shobha living happily in marriage and an end title saying, “Love is faith and faith is forever”.
5.Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year
Released on 11th, December 2009, Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year is an Indian film directed by Shimit Amin and produced by Aditya Chopra under the Yash Raj Films banner. Harpreet Singh Bedi (starred by Ranbir Kapoor) has just graduated and his marks are a little embarrassing, but scores never stopped him from dreaming of an exciting and adventurous career, and they never will. It is sometimes thoughtless, sometimes thoughtful story of a fresh graduate who try to find a balance between the maddening demands of the professional way and the way of his heart.
6.Welcome to Sajjanpur
Released on 19th, September 2009, Welcome to Sajjanpur is a Hindi comedy film directed by Shyam Benegal, and starred by Shreyas Talpede and Amrita Rao in the lead roles. This movie is about a young man whose name is Mahadev falls in love with a beautiful girl while reading and writing letters for illiterate villagers. Mahadev got married to Vindya, the manglik, after wooing her by writing 40 letters. While most people consider a manglik to be a great misfortune, Mahadev notes that he became successful due to his marriage as he paid down his farm land mortgage and built a wonderful house and realized his dream of writing a novel.
Released on 27th, June 2018, Ek Villain is an Indian romantic thriller which directed y Mohit Suri, and starred by Riteish Deshmukh, Sidharth Malhotra, and Shraddha Kapoor in lead roles as well as tells the story of a hardened criminal whose terminally ill wife is murdered by a serial killer. This movie was produced by Ekta Kapoor and Shobha Kapoor under Balaji Motion Pictures and ALT Entertainment. As soon as it released, the film received mixed positive reviews from critics, and was a commercial success.
8.Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster
Released on 30th, September 2011, Saheb, Biwi aur Gangster (The Master, The Wife, and the Gangster) is a Bollywood romantic thriller drama which directed by Tigmanshu Dhulia, and starred by Jimmy Shergill, Mahi Gill, and Randeep Hooda in lead roles. This movie received an extremely positive response from critics, and was a moderate success at the box office. It tells a story about a royal family of U.P. However, the film was shot at Devgadh Baria which is a princely town that situated in Gujarat which received huge critical acclaim.
Releasd on 16th, May 2003, Haasil is a film directed by Tigmanshu Dhulia, and starred by Jimmy Shergill, Hrishita Bhatt, Irrfan Khan, Ashutosh Rana, Sudhir Pandey, Tinu Anand, Sharat Saxena, Brijendra Kala, Rajpal Yadav, and Rajendranath Zutshi. Irfan Khan won Filmfare Award for Best Actor in Negative Role for his portrayal of Ranvijay Singh in the movie. This movie is set and shot in and around Allanhabad, Uttar Pradesh which has developed a cult following in the following years. Haasil is gaining popularity with the help of cable TV, CDs, and the internet. It contains extremely popular Indian movie actors and because of that, the dialogues of every superstar are well known among the audience.
Released on 27th, October, 2000, Mohabbatein is an Indian musical romantic drama film which directed by Aditya Chopra. It was his second directorial venture after Diwale Dulhania Le Jayenge and was filmed in India and the United Kingdom. This movie starred by Shahrukh and Amitabh Bachchan is pivotal roles along with six young debutantes. Aishwarya Rai appeared in flashbacks as Khan’s lover. The soundtrack of this movie was composed by Jatin-Lalit while the lyrics were penned by Anand Bakshi. The film went on to do well both critically and commercially although only the second highest grosser of the year domestically, it became the highest grossing film of 200 overseas and worldwide. It also won several awards including the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor and the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor for Khan and Bachchan.