Movies that gave us a social message
Bollywood has a long history of delivering socially relevant films that not only entertain audiences but also raise awareness about important issues. Here are five Bollywood movies that gave us the best social message:
1. Taare Zameen Par (2007)
This film, directed by Aamir Khan, tells the story of an eight-year-old boy who struggles in school due to dyslexia. The film raises awareness about learning disabilities and the importance of recognizing and supporting children with special needs.
2. Bajrangi Bhaijaan (2015)
In this film, Salman Khan plays the role of a man who helps a young girl from Pakistan return to her home country. The film raises awareness about the plight of refugees and the importance of compassion and empathy.
3. Pink (2016)
This courtroom drama addresses the issue of sexual harassment and rape culture in India. The film sends a powerful message about the importance of consent and the need for a cultural shift in attitudes toward women.
4. Toilet: Ek Prem Katha (2017)
This film addresses the issue of open defecation in rural India and the need for sanitation facilities. The film raises awareness about the importance of proper sanitation and hygiene, and the impact it can have on health and well-being.
5. Padman (2018)
This film tells the story of a man who invents the low-cost sanitary pad-making machine to help women in rural India. The film addresses the issue of menstrual hygiene and the need to break down the stigma surrounding menstruation.