Bollywood movies have always been entertaining, however, time and again they inspire and educate us about things that we do not deal with or think about on a daily basis. Politics is a subject that time and again becomes the centre of Bollywood movies. We have here a few political films that will add to you political knowledge.
1. Indu Sarkar
Set during emergency in India (1975-1977), Indu Sarkar is a period drama that focuses on the life of a woman Indu (Kirti Kulhari). Indu’s husband tries to use the time for his benefit and move ahead in his career but her morality took her on an entirely different path.
2. An Insignificant Man
The movie is a documentary that captures the day to day functioning of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), when they were an independent party (December 2012 – December 2013) functioning under Arvind Kejriwal. The movie concludes with the Delhi elections.
The movie revolves around Nutan Kumar aka Newton (Rajkummar Rao), a government clerk who tries to run a free and fair election in a conflict area in central India. The movie focuses on how an election is treated in Naxal conflicted areas and what happens to you if you just do your duty honestly.
4. Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran
Parmanu is based on the nuclear test conducted by Indian army in the eponymous state in 1998. The central character and IAS office, Ashwat Raina (John Abraham) has to lead the operation while ensuring that the american intelligence agencies do not learn anything about it.
Dhadak majorly revolved around the subject of honour, it was just the politics that ignited the climax. A politician losing his position because of the fact that his daughter eloped hit him so hard that he forgot the father in him.
There’s another highly anticipated movie called The Accidental Prime Minister, based on the life of Manmohan Singh, releasing soon where Anupam Kher plays the titular role.