7 Excellent Films About Hope

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Life Is Beautiful (1997) - Amazon Prime Video

This Italian movie based on WWII teaches us how to see the silver lining in any situation, no matter how much distress and anguish it’s causing. Through the eyes of a Jewish librarian trying to protect his son, we learn how to find hope despite everything.

Chak De India (2007) - Amazon Prime Video

Though a sports thriller, this Shah Rukh Khan movie gives many youngsters hope, regardless of whether they pursue a sport or not, that if they are dedicated and disciplined, they will achieve what they set out to, and no obstacle can bring them down.

The Pursuit of Happyness (2006) - Netflix

This movie is based on the book by Chris Gardner. Starring Will Smith, the movie is about a father’s earnest efforts to keep experiencing happiness, not let life’s challenges dampen his spirit, and give himself and his son all they need to smile through adversity.

Kaiyoppu (2007) - Disney+ Hotstar

An introverted individual who loves reading and is stuck at a tedious job, raring to write a novel but is being held back by writer’s block and a tinge of loneliness that never goes away. It’s a film that gives you hope stemming from the comfort that you’re not alone in your struggles.

English Vinglish (2012) - Jio Cinema

Starring Sridevi, This movie gives hope to the many individuals who have shrunk their presence for the benefit of others that they do not have to do that. Instead, when you let your individuality shine, everything else falls into place.

The Sky Is Pink (2019) - Netflix

This Priyanka Chopra-Farhan Akhtar movie emphasises the importance of hope in survival. When your family is suffering because of a health crisis, nothing will pull you through except constant efforts, and where do you find the strength for that? Hope.

12th Fail (2023) - Disney+ Hotstar

For UPSC aspirants, this film is a beacon of hope that will help them through the darker months of prep when there’s no end in sight. Starring Vikrant Massey, it is based on the struggles and victories of a real-life IPS officer, so it is the paragon of inspiration.

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