7 Films That Push Boundaries in Indian Cinema

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Masaan (2015) - Disney+ Hotstar

Set in Varanasi, this multi-narrative drama explores themes of love, loss, and redemption, pushing boundaries by challenging traditional notions of morality and societal expectations.

Newton (2017) - Prime Video

A satirical comedy-drama that confronts the complexities of democracy and electoral politics in rural India, pushing boundaries with its sharp wit and insightful storytelling.

Sairat (2016) - ZEE5

A Marathi romantic drama that challenges caste and class divides, offering a powerful commentary on social inequality and the pursuit of love.

Ankhon Dekhi (2013) - JioCinema

Directed by Rajat Kapoor, this Hindi film defies genre conventions and explores philosophical themes, encouraging viewers to question reality and embrace uncertainty.

Gully Boy (2019) - Apple TV

This musical drama portrays the rise of underground rap culture in Mumbai's slums, giving voice to marginalized communities and challenging mainstream Bollywood conventions.

Court (2014) - Netflix

A Marathi-language courtroom drama, "Court" challenges traditional narrative structures and offers a scathing critique of India's legal system and societal injustices.

Kumbalangi Nights (2019) - Prime Video

A Malayalam family drama that subverts stereotypes and conventions, offering a fresh perspective on masculinity, familial bonds, and personal growth.

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