Dark comedy is the genre where serious issues are addressed with a lighter tone. There are fewer Bollywood films in this genre as compared to rom-com for which Bollywood is known. Before this decade, only Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron released in 1983, is known in this genre of dark comedy. Today, in this article, we are listing some Hindi dark comedies you must watch.
Hindi Dark Comedies You Must Watch:
Directed by Abhinay Deo, this is a film where three friends find themselves in a situation where there are gangsters, diamonds and love. Featuring Imran Khan, this film is a must-watch if you like dark comedies.
This film has four stories or four characters just like the game of Ludo. The movie is directed by Anurag Basu and is a typical dark comedy with a dose of good music and stunning visuals. The movie stars Abhishek Bachchan, Rajkummar Rao, Aditya Roy Kapur, Rohit Saraf, Sanya Malhotra and Fatima Sana Shaikh. Also, all these stories come together with Pankaj Tripathi’s character Sattu. You can watch this film on Netflix.
Alia Bhatt ventured into production with this film. This movie conveys the serious issue of domestic violence in a subtle and humorous way. The performance of the lead cast is fabulous. The film also stars Vijay Verma, Shefali Shah, and Roshan Matthew among others. This film can be streamed on Netflix.
This Ayushmann Khurrana film is a must-watch if you love dark comedies. This film addresses the issue of organ smuggling too. The film is about a piano player Akash played by Ayushmann Khurrana who acts like a blind and how this act lands him in a trouble is to be experienced in a film. Also, featuring Radhika Apte and Tabu, this film is one of the highest grosser in China. You can watch this film on Netflix.
Udta Punjab is also one of the dark comedies you must watch. This film features Shahid Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Kareena Kapoor and Diljit Dosanjh. The film shows drug addiction in Punjab and how it has affected many people. Meanwhile, Udta Punjab deals with this issue in a subtle and humorous way.
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