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Batti Gul Meter Chalu

Releasing this weekend, this Shahid Kapoor-Shraddha Kapoor starrer movie tells the story of inflated bills due to faulty meters in rural India. The film showcases common man’s fight against the power distribution companies in the country that make its consumers cough up huge amounts for bills.

12 Bollywood movies that share a social message

Although movies are meant for two-three hours of utter entertainment, there are many films that make you think and inspire you days after having it watched. In Bollywood or Hindi cinema, there have been many movies in the recent times that have shed light on social issues and brought spotlight on problems that are never talked about in the open.

As a role of a major ‘influencer’ Bollywood has a huge impact on people, not just in terms of fashion and lifestyle, but also in terms of topics like education, sex, women’s rights and even hygiene and sanitation.

Here we take a look at films that made a lasting impression in the minds of the audience.