20 Most Underrated Films Of All Time | Netflix, Prime Video, Hotstar, Zee5

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We often miss some milestone films in the rush. In this lockdown, let’s get back to those forgotten gems and revisit cinematic masterpieces. We tried to list down “TOP 20 BEST UNDERRATED INDIAN FILMS OF DECADE“. Enjoy!!

20 Most Underrated Films Of All Time

20) A death in the gunj

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ADeathintheGunj
DirectorRelease yearIMDbLanguage
Konkona sen sharma20167.5/10Hindi ( Bollywood )

Plot: It is an Indian drama, a part of life, an artistic film, yes. But an entertaining and engaging story set in 1979 about one family, from Jharkhand. The title sounds like a murder mystery, however, it’s more of an ‘art film’ (as was the previous terminology). It’s gripping for the viewer who listens but will seem boring for most contemporary viewers. This movie is all about the expressions and body language of the characters which have been perfectly portrayed by the ‘star’ cast especially Vikram Massey. It takes you back to those nostalgic “summer vacations” where you would just while around in a rural home with grandparents. The best thing about it is the direction that makes you actually live through the days in the story ‘with’ the characters.

Available on: Prime video

19) Tamasha

Tamasha
Tamasha
DirectorRelease yearIMDbLanguage
Imtiaz Ali20157.3/10Hindi ( Bollywood )

Plot: It tells the story of Ved (RanbirKapoor) who has an unusual craze for stories and characters from childhood. But he becomes a product manager due to parental pressure (an old, typical Indian film phenomenon).
Ved and Tara fall in love while on a holiday in Corsica and decide to keep their real identities undisclosed. Tara returns to Delhi and meets a new Ved, who is trying to discover his true self.

Available on: Netflix

18) Bhavesh Joshi

Bhavesh joshi
Bhavesh joshi
DirectorRelease yearIMDbLanguage
Vikramaditya Motwane20187.6/10Hindi ( Bollywood )

Plot: Sikander is a young man who becomes a masked superhero to take revenge on murder who kills his friend. However, later that revenge mission soon turns into an innate desire to end corruption and the mafia rule.

Available on: Hotstar and Netflix

17) Gaganam

Gaganam
Gaganam
DirectorRelease yearIMDbLanguage
Radha Mohan20117.1/10Telugu ( Tollywood )

Plot: A terrorist group hijacks a plane that is from Chennai and damages the engine forcing them to make an emergency landing in Tirupati. And then film is all about how major Ravindra recuse the people safe from that hijack. Gaganam is one of the very rare Telugu films that stick to the script and the screenplay without any songs. This is a tightly packed movie, which gets to the point without any time waste. All in all, it is a tightly packed hijack drama, that gives goosebumps in a few scenes. It is definitely worth a watch.

Available on: SunNXT and Jio cinema

16) Andala Rakshasi

Andala Rakshasi
Andala Rakshasi
DirectorRelease yearIMDbLanguage
Hanu raghavapudi20127.2/10Telugu ( Tollywood )

Plot: Gautham(Rahul Ravindran) a rich man falls for a woman Mithuna(Lavanya Tripathi) but later he came to know that she loves another man Surya (Naveen Chandra). Then a sudden chain of events changes their lives forever. Beautiful story and great direction. Every shot was taken artistically.

Available on: Prime Video

15) Kanche

Kanche
Kanche
DirectorRelease yearIMDbLanguage
Krish20158/10Telugu ( Tollywood )

Plot: Dhupati Hari babu(Varun) and Eeshwar prasad are two soldiers fighting the forces during World War 2. Hari fells in love with Eshwar’s sister Seeta Devi(Pragya Jaiswal) in past. Hari has to sacrifice his love and life to make a mistrustful Eeshwar understand some facts about living in harmony. Both the love story and world war story will be shown parallelly. Best Screenplay and best storytelling, Worth watching.

Available on: HotStar

14) Mental Madhilo

Mental Madhilo
Mental Madhilo
DirectorRelease yearIMDbLanguage
Vivek Athreya20177.4/10Telugu ( Tollywood )

Plot: Aravind Krishna(Sree Vishnu) who is soo confuse in taking decisions finds himself in a tight spot when he is forced to choose between two women swetcha (Nivetha pethuraj) and renu(Amrutha Srinivasan).

Available on: Youtube

13) Chi la Sow

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Chi-La-Sow
DirectorRelease yearIMDbLanguage
Rahul ravindran20187.8/10Telugu ( Tollywood )

Plot: Arjun(sushanth) has no intention of getting married but his parents set up a blind date with Anjali(Ruhani Sharma). He falls in love with her. Later, circumstances make him change his mind regarding marriage.

Available on: Mx Player and Jio cinema

12) Ulidavaru Kandanthe

Ulidavaru Kandanthe
Ulidavaru Kandanthe
DirectorRelease yearIMDbLanguage
Rakshit shetty20148.4/10Kannada

Plot: Richi(Rakshit Shetty) a journalist who gathers the versions of some of the people who be involved in a high-profile murder case. The rest of the story is how he unveils the truth.

Available on: Mx Player and Jio cinema

11) Thithi

Thithi
Thithi
DirectorRelease yearIMDbLanguage
Raam reddy20158.2/10Kannada

Plot: This is a story of 3 generations men coming together to celebrate their 101-year-old patriarch(headman’s) death. All three generations and their priorities are beautifully portraited and can be felt throughout the movie. You live the characters as they move along the story.

Available on: Netflix

10) Kammatipaadam

Kammatipaadam
Kammatipaadam
DirectorRelease yearIMDbLanguage
Rajeev ravi20168.1/10Malayalam

Plot: Krishnan(dulquer salmaan) who works in Mumbai returns to Kammattippaadam after his childhood friend Ganga calls for help. Then in Kammattippaadam, they will find themselves in danger as their criminal past comes back to haunt them evil.

Available on: Hotstar

09) Mayanadhi

Mayanadhi
Mayanadhi
DirectorRelease yearIMDbLanguage
Aashiq abu20177.9/10Malayalam

Plot: Maathen who works for a dangerous gang is on the run after accidentally killing police. Later, he takes the decision to meet his beloved Aparna before leaving out of the country will put his life into danger.

Available on: Jio cinema

08) Ee.Ma.yau

Ee.Ma.yau
Ee.Ma.yau
DirectorRelease yearIMDbLanguage
Lijo jose pellissery20188.3/10Malayalam

Plot: This story is all Set in Chellanam-Kerala, the sudden death of Vavachan Mesthiri will throw a family into turmoil as they scramble to plan his funeral.

Available on: Prime Video

07) Mayakkam Enna

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Mayakkam-Enna
DirectorRelease yearIMDbLanguage
Salvaraghavan20117.6/10Tamil

Plot: Karthik(Dhanush) is so passionate wildlife photographer who meets Yamini(Richa Gangopadhyay) his friend’s girlfriend and gets married to her by a fate twist. Then their married life turns sour when she has a miscarriage and how Karthik grows in his life with Yamini’s struggle is the rest of the story.

Available on: Jio Cinema

06) Aaranya kaandam

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Aaranya-kaandam
DirectorRelease yearIMDbLanguage
Thiagarajan kumararaja20118.9/10Tamil

Plot: Singaperumal(Jackie shroff) still feels strong though he has turned old. Later when he tries to beat his enemy gajendran with a perfect plan a series of incidents will lead to animals eat animal situations.

Available on: Hotstar

05) Kaaviya Thalaivan

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kaaviya-thalaivan
DirectorRelease yearIMDbLanguage
Vasanthabalan20147.6/10Tamil

Plot: Two rival artists(Siddharth and Prithviraj) at thavathiru sivadas swamigal(Nassar) drama troupe compete in every play they do. While one of them will become most successful the other will fails in life. Who is successful and who is a failure and who will fight for freedom will be the rest of the story.

Available on: Hotstar

04) Iraivi

 Iraivi
Iraivi
DirectorRelease yearIMDbLanguage
Karthik subbaraj20168 /10Tamil

Plot: 3 men who are financially struggling soo much will get involved in crimes to improve financial status. Later, they will end up in jail and their wives have to lead an independent life.

Available on: Youtube

03) Aandavan Kattalai

Aandavan-Kattalai
Aandavan-Kattalai
DirectorRelease yearIMDbLanguage
M Manikandan20188.1/10Tamil

Plot: Gandhi(Vijay sethupathi) uses a fake wife’s name(Karmegha kuzhali) to apply a passport to fly to London. Later he feels guilty for his action and tries to find a girl with the same name to solve his problem. He will found a girl with the name Karmegha kuzhali(Ritika Singh). What happens is the rest of the story.

Available on: Jio cinema and SunNXT

02) Fandry

Fandry
Fandry
DirectorRelease yearIMDbLanguage
Nagraj manjule20138.3/10Marathi

Plot: Jabya is a school going boy from a lower caste who falls in love with Shalu a higher caste girl. And jabya family seeks to hunt pigs to earn a living.

Available on: Zee5

01) Naal

Naal
Naal
DirectorRelease yearIMDbLanguage
Sudhakar reddy yankkanti20187.4/10Marathi

Plot: An 8year old boy will always pampered by his loving, caring parents. Later life takes U-turn for the worse when he knows a hidden truth about himself. Then he begins to distance himself from his mother.

Available on: Zee5

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