The weekend is just a day away. But as it is raining cats and dogs outside, we are sure you wouldn't have planned your weekend yet. Monsoon being on its peak, it won't be very convenient to move out for a club or a hotel. Especially, for all those who aren't really fond of getting drenched in the rains, even a picnic amidst nature will prove to be a bad idea. For all those who want to experience serenity and nature, you surely have many places to visit during this rainy weekend. But for all our readers who don't prefer stepping out in Monsoon, we have something which can make this rainy weekend an interesting one. Coz we understand that after spending five days at work, how important, it is to take a chill pill at the weekend.
So, friends, we have got a list of 10 critically acclaimed films which will let you have a cosy weekend with no boredom. Take a look:
The film 'I am Kalam' was directed by Nila Madhab Panda. This film was a success and was even screened at Cannes and many other major film festivals across the globe. The film revolves around the life of a poor Rajasthani boy who gets inspired by late A.P.J Abdul Kalam Azad and learns to dream big in life. The audience was touched by the content of 'I am Kalam' and the flick was a success.
Dor, a film with a strong message on feminism, was directed by Nagesh Kukunoor. The film was a remake of the Malayalam film 'Perumazhakkalam'. Dor was about two women played by Ayesha Takia and Gul Panag. Shreyas Talpade too was in a lead role.
We bet this film will leave you teary eyed. I don't want to mention what this story is about, coz I want you to watch it on your own. Vinay Pathak is in the lead role in Dasvidaniya.
Matrubhoomi- A Nation Without Women. The title of the film is enough to let you know about the plot of the film. The film features one of the major issues faced in India. This Manish Jha film deals with the sensitive topic of female foeticide and female infanticide.
'Amu' a film by Shonali Bose was based on a novel written by her own. With Konkona Sen Sharma in a leading role, this film was surely a hard-hitting one. The film bagged the National Award for Best Feature Film In English in 2005.
'Madholal Keep Walking' will make you laugh from the very moment you will tune into the film. The film is about Madholal and his family. Madholala who works as a security guard has a loving family and friends. His life takes a turn when he gets injured in an explosion. It beautifully portrays how Madholal overcomes all his fears.
'Supermen Of Malegaon' a superb documentary film I have ever watched. A short film which revolves around Malegaon and its people. The word is hilarious!
Rahul Dholakia's finest film ever 'Parzania' featured Naseeruddin Shah and Sarika in the lead roles. Based on a real life story of a Parsi boy, this National Award winning film set features the incident of Gujarat Riots that took place in the year 2002.
Written and directed by Nagesh Kukunoor, Lakshmi is a story which deals with human trafficking and child prostitution in rural areas.
Screened in various International Film Festivals, Thanks Maa deals with the issue of child abandonment, in India.