7 Greatest Films of The Modern Era

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Taare Zameen Par (2007) - Netflix

Directed by Aamir Khan, this heartwarming drama explores the struggles of a dyslexic child and the transformative power of empathy and understanding, leaving a profound impact on audiences with its emotional depth and stellar performances.

3 Idiots (2009) - Prime Video

Directed by Rajkumar Hirani, "3 Idiots" is a comedic yet poignant exploration of the Indian education system, friendship, and the pursuit of passion over societal expectations, striking a chord with viewers of all ages.

Masaan (2015) - Disney+ Hotstar

Directed by Neeraj Ghaywan, "Masaan" is a poignant drama set in Varanasi, weaving together multiple narratives that explore themes of love, loss, and societal taboos with sensitivity and depth.

Queen (2013) - Netflix

Directed by Vikas Bahl, "Queen" follows the journey of a young woman who embarks on a solo honeymoon trip to Europe after her wedding is called off, offering a refreshing take on self-discovery, empowerment, and independence.

Dangal (2016) - Prime Video

Directed by Nitesh Tiwari, "Dangal" is a biographical sports drama based on the true story of wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat and his daughters, who defy societal norms to become world-class athletes, delivering powerful performances and inspiring audiences worldwide.

Dhobi Ghat (2010) - Netflix

Directed by Kiran Rao, "Dhobi Ghat" is an atmospheric drama that interweaves the lives of four individuals in Mumbai, offering a nuanced portrayal of urban loneliness, interconnectedness, and the search for identity.

Kahaani (2012) - N/A

Directed by Sujoy Ghosh, "Kahaani" is a gripping thriller that follows a pregnant woman's search for her missing husband in Kolkata, featuring a riveting plot, atmospheric setting, and a standout performance by Vidya Balan.

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