01/1211 Bollywood movies based on Disabilities

11 Bollywood movies based on Disabilities
Bollywood films have a lot of variety when it comes to the concept. There are entertaining films as well as serious films. There are also films made on the ailment. Here’s taking a look at some Bollywood films which have not just treated the subject of disability with the right measure of sensitivity and compassion, but which also have been instrumental in changing people’s ideas and attitude towards the disabled. Here’s a list of ten other Hindi films dealing with disabilities.readmore


The thriller drama, based on three blind men robbing a bank, was inspired by director Vipul Amrutlal Shah’s own Gujarati play. Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Arjun Rampal, Sushmita Sen and Paresh Rawal were in the film. The film did well at the box office. The cast of the film was just marvelous.readmore


The romantic comedy directed by Anurag Basu was set in the 1970s. It shows how love conquers disabilities. It is an unconventional story of an autistic girl and deaf-mute boy. This film hits right at the heart. Nobody can narrate the story through words; one has to watch it to feel its essence. Including an autistic heiress Priyanka Chopra. The fun, the frothy film won several awards that season.readmore


It is the story of a deaf-mute-blind girl, a character of which is inspired by Michelle McNally. Rani Mukerji completed performed the role of the disabled girl. This film has a strong message to convey. It touches the emotional chords of heart. Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Black overcomes the adversity of being disabled to become one of the 20th century's leading humanitarians. It is also about her teacher who brings a ray of light into her world of black and helps her triumph over her misfortune.readmore


This film changed the notion of the way people perceive paralysis as a disease. Hrithik Roshan brilliantly portrayed the character of a quadriplegic magician. The character of Ethan Mascarenhas is shown as a wheel-chair bound man, and his story touches the heart.readmore

06/12‘Margarita with a Straw’

‘Margarita with a Straw’
Kalki Koechlin plays the lead in Shonali Bose’s tale of a cerebral palsy-afflicted teenager’s route to self-discovery. The film was lauded for pushing the envelope when it came especially to sexual desires of the differently abled. She is intelligent, but her disability makes her different from others. It shows the life of people suffering from this disease, and sure it would have inspired many such people.readmore


This movie has perfectly showcased the symptoms and consequences of the rare disease, Progeria, through the character Auro, played by Amitabh Bachchan. It is a very beautiful story. It is a heart-touching story of a 12-year-old boy who is charming and intelligent but unfortunately dies at the end. Abhishek Bachchan and Vidya Balan played the lead characters in the film.readmore


Starring Nana Patekar, Seema Biswas, Manisha Koirala, Salman Khan and Helen, this film marked Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s debut as a filmmaker. The film was about Annie, the daughter of a hearing and speech impaired couple Nana Patekar and Seema Biswas, who meets Raj and who brings love, joy, and music into her life. This film won many awards and accolades and brought Bhansali into the limelight for his wonderful direction. It is a story about a deaf and mute couple, whose love overcomes all the tragedies. It is a great inspiration for all the deaf people who are overshadowed by their disability.readmore


Starring Shreyas Talpade in the lead role, the film is the story of a deaf and mute boy who dreams of making it into the Indian cricket team but his status hinders his selection. He then picks a retired coach to train him and who ultimately leads him towards his goal. Besides great acting by Talpade, the film shows great hope for the differently abled people as Iqbal overcomes all the obstacles and goes on to make it to the Indian Cricket team.readmore

10/12‘My name is Khan’

‘My name is Khan’
King Khan was spectacular in the film. He played a character of a man Rizwan Khan who is suffering from Autism. Despite suffering from Autism, he travels countless errands to prove that his religion is not associated with terrorism. Karan Johar brought together Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol together in an intense drama film. They both are the perfect match when it comes to romance.readmore