Some of the movies released in the Bollywood which has been ahead of its time. During release, it has not loved by the audience. However, it is raved by the audience now. These movies have been considered as a classic also. Steady business has not been done by these classics at the box office. According to the experts, if these movies are released at the moment then it may be appreciated by the audience more. Ideas and thoughts reciprocated in these movies are quite unique. Due to this reason, it has managed to create a space in the heart of audience with time.
Fate of these following films may have been quite different if it has released some years later.
Mera Naam Joker
Story of a Circus Clown has been showcased wonderfully with the Raj Kappor’s movie Mera Naam Joker. Through hard work of six year, this movie has been made which features one of the first nude scenes in the history of Bollywood cinema. By both the critics and audience, the movie has been disabandoned completely. However, the movie has been regarded as cult now. And who can forget the song “Jeena yahaan marna yahaan”
Debacle in the Box office has been experienced by the movie Lamhe which is directed by Yash Chopra in the year 1991. In the movie, double role from Sridevi has been observed. Both the character of mother and daughter has been played by Sridevi perfectly. She is equally brilliant as poised Pallavi and energetic Pooja. In the past, the main character Arjun Kapoor falls for little older from him Pallavi without any chance of reciprocation. 18 years after, similar scenario has been noticed when Pooja starts to love the character of Anil without knowing the fact that the same guy has loved her mother too. So, it is pretty complex. Don’t you think?
For years, Lamhe has been considered as a classic from modern times due to its bold and liberating approach. During the time, it has not been adequate according sensibilities. However, things have changed over the years certainly.
First trilogy from Deepa Mehta has not been received too well by the Indian audience due to its provoking and sensual ideas. Fire has been released in the year 1996. Sexualisation of women has been described in the movie. Flourish of a lesbian relationship has been noticed in the movie between Nandita Das and Shabana Azmi. According to the relationship, they are sister-in-law.
Political wings have talked quite aggressively against the movie. Release and box office of the movie has suffered naturally. However, the movie is a path breaking in order to open a dialogue about gay relationship.
The topic of surrogacy has been brought in to the surface with the movie. Due to miscarriage of the character Tabu in the movie, Sushmita who is also a friend to the Tabu in the movie agrees to become a surrogate mother. However, Sushmita has to go through a lot of pressure in order to take this bold decision. Both society and relatives have misunderstood her. In addition, she does not get support from her boyfriend also. Director’s hat has been worn by Meghna Gulzar with this movie Filhaal. Money has not made by the movie at all. Still, the movie has been appreciated for taking up a daring subject.
In spite of being a disease, AIDS has been looked as a crime still now. The movie has talked about the topic of discrimination due to a disease in the workplace or in a social circle. In the movie, Shilpa Shetty, Salman Khan and Abhishek Bachchan have worked wonderfully. Strong fight has been given by the HIV patient here to win a battle against social discrimination. Revathy has portrayed the matter wonderfully on the celluloid.