The Kashmir Files is based on the real-life incidents that the Kashmiri Pandits faced during the genocide 32 years ago. The movie has left the audience shocked, disturbed, and in anguish.
Director Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri and the star cast led by Pallavi Joshi, Anupam Kher, and Mithun Chakraborty have succeeded in making an impactful movie and put forth the untold truth.
Here are more such realistic movies that you can watch on OTT:
The Tashkent Files on ZEE5
This is yet another Vivek Agnihotri movie that tells the story of conspiracy surrounding the mysterious death of former Prime Minister of India, Lal Bahadur Shastri. The thriller is not only engaging but also makes the audience tickle their brains by offering different possible theories as to what can be the reasons behind the shocking death of Shastriji in Tashkent which now is in Uzbekistan.
Importantly, the movie starred some interesting star cast including Mithun Chakraborty, Naseeruddin Shah, Pallavi Joshi, Pankaj Tripathi, Vinay Pathak, Mandira Bedi, and others.
Shaurya on ZEE5
The movie is a direct adaptation of a cult classic from Hollywood titled A Few Good Men that stars Jack Nicholson and Tom Cruise in the lead. With Islamophobia at the center of the story, the movie also attracted a bit of ire from different communities. The story revolves around Major Siddhant Chaudhry who is an Indian Army lawyer and is defending Captain Javed Khan who killed Major Rathod.
Gumnaami on Amazon Prime Video, Disney Plus Hotstar
This Shirjit Mukherjee-directed movie is based on the famous Mukherjee Commission Hearings. The movie is about the three different theories related to the death of Indian nationalist Netaji Subha Chandra Bose which were discussed from 1999 to 2005. The story shows a journalist investigating the disappearance, controversial death, and the possibility of Bose’s existence in the movie and also tries to find out the reason behind his resemblance to Gumnaami Baba.
Article 15 on Netflix
The movie stars Ayushmann Khurrana, Manoj Pahwa, Kumud Mishra, and Nassar in important roles. Article 15 is directed by Anubhav Sinha and tells the story of the horrific Badaun gang rape in 2014 which was followed by a murder. The movie highlights the caste discrimination that is deeply rooted in Indian society.
Buddha in a Traffic Jam on Zee5
It throws light on the ugly politics and nexus between NGOs, Naxals, Academic, and Intelligentsia of India. The movie’s central character is Vikram Pandit who is a student and sheds light on this dark side of Indian politics by starting a social media campaign to highlight the worsening condition of poor people in India.
As a result, he is trapped in a vicious circle of lies, deceit, and conspiracy.