7 Absolute Masterpieces of Hindi Cinema

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Devdas (2002) - JioCinema

In a tale of love, betrayal, and self-destruction, a wealthy young man spirals into despair as he becomes entangled in a forbidden romance with a courtesan, leading to tragic consequences.

Tumbbad (2018) - N/A

Set in a mystical village cursed by greed, a young man ventures into the depths of a haunted mansion in pursuit of a mythic treasure, only to uncover dark secrets that threaten to consume him and his family.

Sardar Udham (2021) - Prime Video

Based on the true story of a revolutionary freedom fighter, the film follows Udham Singh as he embarks on a mission of vengeance against British colonial oppression, culminating in a daring act of sacrifice that echoes through history.

Swades (2004) - Netflix

A successful NASA scientist returns to his homeland in rural India, where he rediscovers his roots and is compelled to bridge the gap between progress and tradition, igniting a journey of self-discovery and societal change.

Pyaasa (1957) - Prime Video

Amidst the cynicism and materialism of post-independence India, a struggling poet's quest for artistic fulfillment and genuine love becomes a poignant reflection on the human condition, resonating with timeless themes of longing and redemption.

Mughal-e-Azam (1960) - ZEE5

Set against the backdrop of the Mughal Empire, this epic romance chronicles the forbidden love between Prince Salim and the beautiful courtesan Anarkali, as they defy societal norms and confront the wrath of Emperor Akbar in a timeless tale of passion and sacrifice.

Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India (2001) - N/A

In a small Indian village burdened by colonial oppression, a group of unlikely heroes embarks on a daring mission to challenge the British rulers through a high-stakes cricket match, uniting their community and reclaiming their dignity in the face of adversity.

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