Some movies might not be able to garner the limelight of cinema but still manage to carve a niche. Unconventional themes may bring about a difference in the popularity with respect to mainstream movies but these 6 under-rated movies are worth watching.
'Sikandar' is a beautiful movie about a 14-year old boy Sikandar Raza (played by Parzan Dastur) who lives in Kashmir. The movie is an insight into how a child’s psychology is molded, how terrorists are made and how an innocent fights terrorism.
Ramji Londonwale:This movie is a story of an excellent cook Ramji (played by Madhavan), whose dream is to get his sister settled. After getting her sister married, the groom’s family who had demands for dowry asks Ramji to go to London, as a cook and work for a multi millionaire London based Indian family, to earn and give a part of his income as compensation for the dowry he owes. He wins the hearts of everybody in London and after a series of interesting struggles he manages to win a cooking competition and subsequently gets his passport, visa and work permit. As he takes it as his responsibility to return to his village and help in the upliftment of his community-mates, he returns back to India with his love interest Samira (played by Samita Bangargi) and opens his own restaurant.
Who says a man writes his own destiny? That’s the question the movie will leave you with. It revolves around a young Muslim man, Dr. Aamir Ali (Rajeev Khandelwal), who finds himself at the mercy of Islamic extremists who are planning on a blast in the city of Mumbai. The movie reflects how responsibility taken by one person can save the lives of many and what that courageous man who takes a step forward to do the right/best possible might have to put at stake/sacrifice.
Main Meri Patni Aur Woh:
The movie revolves around a married couple Mithilesh (played by Rajpal Yadav) and Veena (played by Rituparna Sengupta) and is about the insecurities and feelings of jealousy that Mithilesh goes through because of an unconventional reason of him being shorter than his wife. However, it’s their confessions that bring them closer as a couple.
Mera Pehle Pehla Pyar:
It’s a rom-com based on a high school boy, Rohan (played by Ruslaan Mumtaz) who falls in love with a beautiful new student, Ayesha Mehra (played by Hazel Crowney) and Rohan’s friendship with his classmates Vasu, Sudhir and Javed all from St. Lawrence High School. It’s a movie that revolves around teenage friendships and love. Though a clichéd topic as it may seem, it has a fresh breath of cinematography and crazy relatable humor.
Socha Na Tha:
'Socha Na Tha' is a movie which portrays how things that are never even thought of happen. It's the story of Viren (played by Abhay Deol) and Aditi (played by Ayesha Takia) who lie in their marriageable age group. Their parents fix a meeting for them to know each other but both have their own reasons for disagreeing on getting married. However, they do fall in love later.
Source - Ibn live