Does watching nailbiting and thriller movies interest you? Does courtroom drama keep you all hooked to the plot? If you are an absolute fan of courtroom drama, then we have sure you have already seen these movies. If not, what are you waiting for?
Pink directed by Shoojit Sircar brought in the slogan “No means No”. The movie moves beyond the expectation of a courtroom drama and talks about the importance of consent. Amitabh Bachchan plays the role of a lawyer who represents Taapsee Pannu, Kirti Kulhari, and Andrea Tariang, a group of women who were sexually harassed when they go for drinks with a group of men. Pink won the title of Best Film on Other Issues Award in the 64th National Filmfare Awards.
Aitraaz directed by Abbas-Mustan is a romantic-thriller courtroom drama starring Kareena Kapoor Khan, Akshay Kumar and Priyanka Chopra Jonas. The movie showcases a case of sexual harassment on the accused by a female superior. The movie focuses on the bold statement of sexual harassment. The movie won several awards for the amazing performance of Priyanka Chopra Jonas in the role of antagonist. You witness a battle of wits, that gives complex turns of incidents. Paresh Rawal fights as a lawyer against Kareena Kapoor Khan, who fights for the innocence of his husband in the case. It is a promising movie that makes sure the audience is hooked until the very end of the movie.
3. OMG: Oh My God!
“OMG: Oh My God!” directed by Umesh Shukla is a satirical comedy courtroom drama starring Paresh Rawal, Mithun Chakroborty and Akshay Kumar. This movie is a remake of the Australian film The Man Who Sued God (2001). For anyone who is yet to watch this movie, this movie goes beyond a basic court plot of a man going against God. Paresh Rawal’s character is a middle-class Gujrati businessman whose shop gets destroyed due to an earthquake. Later, the insurance company declines and refuses to pay for his loss and cites the case under the ‘Act of God’ clause. He then decides to file a case against god which questions everyone’s faith and belief. The movie surpasses its comedy genre and makes notable points against blind faith, religion and humanity. This movie falls under a must-watch in this list.
“Shaurya” directed by Samar Khan is a courtroom drama plot starring Rahul Bose, Kay Kay Menon, Deepak Dobriyal, Javed Jeffrey. Shaurya is inspired by the Hollywood movie A Few Good Men. The movie is based on the Jammu-Kashmir conflict where a Court Martial of an Indian Army Officer is accused of shooting his superior. The various circumstances reveal the murder plot. Because of the non-cooperation of Khan’s character, Rahul Bose’s character comes forward to investigate the murder case and seek justice for the accused character. The plot keeps up the enthusiasm of its audience until the very end. The film was highly praised for the performance of the cast.
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