Every year we flock to multiplexes to catch our favorite stars do the same old slapstick formula movies like Dabangg, zero, Dilwaleand and many more and these movies deliver exactly what they promise six-pack abs, glamour, high pack action scene, item songs, dramatic scene, and high budget set and dresses but there is lack quality story, their motive is to marketing gimmicks of mainstream commercial movies.
On the other hand, underrated Hindi movies are completely different from the high budget movie and star-studded movie though the underrated movie started A new era of Indian cinema where more emphasis put on the story, in these movies we can see lack of masala, glamour, and craziness, but these movies are eye treat simplicity in the story & relatable character attracts the audience.
These movie gets the attention of the limited audience the main reason behind its lack of marketing strategy and limited budget or overshadows by some powerful films but in terms of a story, these underrated movies can beat any star-studded high budget movie.
5 films which can satisfy your desire for quality cinema:
Dhobi Ghat ( 2011)
The film is an unusual love story that bears the sole of Mumbai in all its glory. Dhobi Ghat is an example of a film that garners critical acclaim but falls short in making money. It is directed by none other than Kiran Rao and produced by the khan of Bollywood Aamir Khan, who is also playing one of the leads in the film. Dhobi Ghat also stars Prateik Babbar and Monica Dogra in pivotal roles. performance of the actors in the film is commendable.
Shaurya is a movie that revolves around the court-martial of a Muslim officer in the Indian army for shooting his commanding officer and is set against the backdrop of the Kashmir conflict. Indian courtroom drama film directed by Samar Khan, starring Kay Kay Menon, Rahul Bose, Javed Jaffrey, and Minissha Lamba.this movie brings out the scenario and issue of Kashmir beautifully.
Horror is a genre yet to master by Indian directors. Karan Johar, Dibakar Banerjee, Zoya Akhtar, and Anurag Kashyap are trying it with Ghost Stories next year. Rahi Anil Barve tried it with Tumbbad and succeeded. The film will make you scream while keeping you gripped to the story. It is one of the rare good horror films of Bollywood.
Margarita, with a Straw (2015)
This film is a must-watch for those who are looking for good cinema and coming of age stories this film starring Kalki Koechlin is the story of a bi-sexual woman who has cerebral palsy. Laila, played by Kalki, discovers her own self through the course of this film.
Masaan follows two separate story arcs in the town of Varanasi that eventually converge. One follows the journey of Devi (Richa Chadha), who has to deal with the loss of her boyfriend and overcome the guilt she feels for his death. The second follows the journey of Deepak (Vicky Kaushal), who comes from a family that burns funeral pyres at the Varanasi ghats. The film was highly appreciated by critics and won a few awards at Cannes Film Festival as well.