Indian movies that feed the soul

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theAsianparent.com team recommends these fun and festive Bollywood films that promises to entertain you and your family with wit, comedy and side-splitting laughter.

It’s the festival of lights, so what better time to drink in the highlights of the Indian culture.  The aroma of masala drenched curries and spice set our senses ablaze, while Serangoon road is decked up with decorative lights and displays of glamorous Indian wear.

Indian films is another cultural highlight that brings the entire nationality together in celebration. Movies like Lagaan and Slumdog Millionaire inspire the common man to dream big and remember the gems life has to offer.

If you are thinking about the stereotypical Indian films where two overly exuberant individuals prance around a coconut tree, you are sorely mistaken.

Bollywood movies have a lot more to offer nowadays. They contain epic and entertaining plots while preserving the essence of the Indian cinema.

Here is a line-up of Must-Watch Indian movies the young and old will enjoy

#1 – 3 Idiots

 

Starring: Aamir Khan, R Madhavan, Sharman Joshi and Kareena Kapoor

This comedy starts off with two friends, Farhan and Raju embarking on a quest to look for a long lost college friend, Rancho. On this journey, they crashed a wedding, barged into a funeral and got into lots of zany adventures.

Along the way, they recalled how they met Rancho, a lively personality who touched the lives of many with his free-spirit and creative thinking.

Rancho was credited for all the positive changes in his friends’ lives during the college years.  However, he disappeared abruptly after graduation and was not heard of since.  5 years later, his friends got together to settle a bet made in college and decided to track down the mysterious disappearance of Rancho.

While the movie is filled with tummy splitting jokes and quirky dialogues, it is also very enlightening as it explains the important of self-actualization in a materialistic world.

For more recommendations on must see Bollywood flicks, check out page 2

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