Top 10 Underrated Indian Films

There are many great films in India that do not reach many people due to various factors such as production value, star heroes, etc. These are 10 Underrated Indian Films based on only the talent and story of the film.

Here they are :

1. Pareeksha (2019)

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Pareeksha  The Final Test is a 2019 Hindi-language drama film directed by Prakash Jha. The film stars Adil Hussain, Priyanka Bose, Sanjay Suri, Shourya Deep, and Shubham Jha in the main lead roles. This film shows the actual struggles of education. It takes us on the journey of the kid and his father.

Where to watch : Zee5

2. Natsamrat (2016)

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Natsamrat is a 2016 Indian Marathi-language drama film starring Nana Patekar in the leading role. The film depicts the tragic family life of a stage actor who has retired from acting but is unable to forget his fond memories of the theatre and the stage.

Where to watch : Mxplayer

3. Peranbu (2018)

Peranbu

Peranbu is a 2018 Indian Tamil-language film written and directed by Ram and produced by P. L. Thenappan. It features Mammootty, Sadhana in the lead roles. The film has opened to great responses from critics. Karthik Kumar of HT rated the film 4.5/5 and called the film “a devastatingly beautiful intense emotional drama” and was all praise about Ram’s direction and performance by Mammootty.

Where to watch : Amazon Prime

4. Sudani from Nigeria (2018)

Sudani from Nigeria

Sudani from Nigeria is a 2018 Indian Malayalam-language sports drama film written and directed by Zakariya Mohammed, with dialogues co-written by Muhsin Parari. The story follows a Nigerian football player who joins a club in Malappuram, Kerala for a sevens football tournament.  It met with a positive response and was a commercial success at the box office. The film has won five awards at the 2018 Kerala State Film Awards, including Best Screenplay, Best Film with Popular Appeal and Aesthetic Value, Best Debut Director, Best Actor, and Best Character Actress

Where to watch : Netflix

5. Nagarkirtan (2017)

Nagarkirtan

Nagarkirtan is an Indian Bengali film written and directed by Kaushik Ganguly. The film stars Riddhi Sen as Parimal, a trans woman from rural Bengal, and Ritwick Chakraborty as Madhu, a flute player from the Kirtaniya town of Nabadwip. At the 65th National Film Awards, the film won four Awards including, Special Jury Award (Feature Film) and National Film Award for Best Actor for Riddhi Sen

Where to watch : Hoichoi

6. Tu Hai Mera Sunday

Tu Hai Mera Sunday is a 2016 Indian Hindi slice of life film was written and directed by Milind Dhaimade and produced by Varun Shah. It is the story of a group of five friends in the noisy, crowded city of Mumbai, and what follows when their Sunday soccer game on the beach is canceled. Upon release, it received positive reviews from critics. It has a Rotten Tomatoes rating of 100%.

Where to watch : Netflix

7. Madaari

Madaari is a 2016 Indian social thriller film directed by Nishikant Kamat. The film stars Irrfan Khan, Vishesh Bansal, Jimmy Shergill,  Tushar Dalvi, and Nitesh Pandey and was released on 22 July 2016. It has a lot of positive reviews on google.

Where to watch : Netflix

8. Sonchiriya

Sonchiriya is a 2019 Indian Hindi-language action film co-written and directed by Abhishek Chaubey and starring Sushant Singh Rajput, Bhumi Pednekar, Manoj Bajpayee, Ranvir Shorey, and Ashutosh Rana. The film received positive reviews from critics. Its dialogues are entirely in the Bundeli dialect.

Where to watch : Zee5

9. Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!

Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! is a 2015 Indian Hindi-language mystery action-thriller film directed by Dibakar Banerjee and produced by Banerjee and Aditya Chopra. The story is based on the fictional detective Byomkesh Bakshi created by the Bengali writer Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay. It received positive reviews by film critics.

Where to watch : Amazon Prime

10. Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!

Lucky Oye! is a 2008 Indian comedy film starring Abhay Deol, Paresh Rawal, Neetu Chandra, Manu Rishi, Richa Chadda, Manjot Singh, and Archana Puran Singh. It was directed by Dibakar Banerjee. The film won the National Film Award for Best Popular Film.

Where to watch : Netflix
Some Honorable Mentions:

11) City Lights (2014)(Hindi)(YouTube)
12) Chintu Ka Birthday (2020)(Hindi)(Zee5)
13)Solo(2017)(Malayalam+Tamil)(Netflix)
14) Mumbai Police (Malayalam+Tamil)(Disnep+Hotstar)(2013)
15)Wazir(2016)(Hindi)(Amazon Prime Video)
16)Helen(2019)(Malayalam)(Amazon Prime Video)
17)Visaranai(Netflix)(Tamil)(2016)
18) Avane Srimannarayana(2019)(Kannada+Tamil+Telugu+Malayalam) (Amazon Prime Video)
19)Love Sex Aur Dhokha (2010)(Netflix)(Hindi)
20) Guzaarish (2010)(Hindi)(Netflix)
21) Section 375(Hindi)(Amazon Prime Video)(2019)
22)Tumbbad (Hindi)(2018)(Amazon Prime Video)
23) Manu (Telugu)(2018)(Netflix)

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