5 Hindi Films About Dysfunctional Families

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Kapoor & Sons (2016)

Kapoor & Sons is a realistic depiction of a dysfunctional family and what it does to its members as Family is the bane of One's existence. The film is directed by Shakun Batra and stars Rishi Kapoor, Siddharth Malhotra, Fawad Khan, Rajat Kapoor, Ratna Pathak Shah, and Alia Bhatt.


The strength it takes to break the cycle of generational trauma is woven into this film, which depicts the abuse that a family member drunk with power can inflict. The film is directed by Vikramaditya Motwane and stars Rajat Barmecha, Ronit Roy, Manjot Singh, and Ram Kapoor.

Dil Dhadakne Do(2015)

The parents argue with an arsenal of passive aggression, straight-up aggression and manipulation from across a too-long table while a son sits in the middle, deadened by the crossfire. Directed by Zoya Akhtar the Film stars Ranveer Singh, Priyanka Chopra, Anil Kapoor and Shefali Shah.


The family that is supposed to be Devdas' safe space is the Cold and Controlling family that causes all his problems and leads to his own self-destruction. Directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and starring Shah Rukh Khan, Aishwarya Rai, Madhuri Dixit, and Jackie Shroff.


No man has any place in this paradise. Masha, Anu's daughter, instead of running away from the myth of a 'broken family', is running away from her own 'broken family'. Tribhanga is Directed by Renuka Shahane Starring Kajol, Mithila Palkar and Tanvi Azmi

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