Erectile dysfunction, women sexual needs, open defecation, life after marriage, a lone man trapped in his own house- these are some of the topics on which movies could not have been possible ever in Bollywood. But 2017 came and changed the course of movie making for good.
2017 has seen a shift of Bollywood towards content-driven cinema. Larger than life is now replaced by a slice of life, the happy ending is replaced by realistic climaxes, stars have been overtaken by stories and that too, taken from our society. As the 2017 inches towards its end, Ourtitbits is here to bring to you the list of 8 Offbeat Bollywood Movies that are amazing, popular as well as lesser-known offbeat Bollywood movies of 2017 that you should not miss at all.
8 Offbeat Bollywood Movies:
Rajkummar Rao has shown a major transformation as a starved man trapped in his own house in a high-rise building in this amazing survival drama thriller. Shot in just 22 days at real locations in Mumbai with just one actor in most of the frame, this Vikramaditya Motwane directorial work is simply a treat for the grey matter.
- Toilet Ek Prem Katha:
A movie on the subject of open defecation is something that is not even imaginable if this movie had not released. This Akshay Kumar starer had explored the sensitive yet burning issue in a light-hearted yet realistic way and has done its bit in spreading the Swachh Message. The settings, actors’ costume, dialogues and even way of speaking were as real as they can be.
This movie shows the challenges and difficulties faced by normal people in real life as they try to balance work and family while living in nuclear set up in metro cities. This Kalki Koechlin and Sumeet Vyas starrer made by debut director Rakhee Sandilya seems to be taken straight from our own lives. A must, must watch!
- Lipstick Under My Burkha:
This movie is bold enough to explore the sexual needs and desire as well as their quest for independence of the young girls and women living in middle-class families as they rebel in their own small ways against the conventional identities and roles.
- Shubh Mangal Saavdhan:
Erectile dysfunction is something which not even sufferer wants to talk about openly as it seems to raise question on one’s masculinity. However, Ayushmann Khurana took up the challenge and broke some myths in this lighthearted yet socially relevant movie.
- Tu Hai Mera Sunday:
Sports for adults is something that is not given any importance in our country unless and until it is a international cricket match. The movie shows how a group of five friends desperately struggle for something as simple as a playground to play football in Mumbai.
2017 is definitely Rajkummar Rao’s year. This Drishyam Film shows how an honest election officer goes to every length to ensure a fair election in Naxal-hit remote area. Do not miss this at all!
- Kadvi Hawa
Another Drishyam Films product, this movie in a heart-wrenching way show how global warming is slowly and steadily destroying the rural areas. Simply one of the best offbeat Bollywood movies of 2017!