8 Movies Which Prove That 'Content Is King'

Here's the list of 8 recently released movies which cement the fact that content will always be the king.

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Since 2017 Bollywood has seen a wave of change where big-budget movies with A-Listers have failed to impress the audience. The reason? A poor script which only consisted of the usual masala fanfare.

But on the other side, films no matter big or small, with great content have been widely appreciated by the audience. The last few years have also seen other content-driven movies such as Ankhon Dekhi, Masaan, Aligarh, and Shahid that found favor with the audiences as well as critics.

So here are 8 recently released movies which cement the fact that content will always be the king :

Stree - The horror comedy starring Rajukumar Rao, Pankaj Tripathi, Shraddha Kapoor surprised the audience and critics with its fresh take on a subject like horror and a bit of comedy in it. Rajkummar Rao has time and again proved his acting prowess and coupled with Pankaj Tripathi and the talented Aparshakti Khurrana, the movie had an instant mix of success.

Mukkabaaz - The angry movie made by the infamous filmmaker Anurag Kashyap was an answer to all of his critics after his disastrous Bombay Velvet. The movie starring Vineet Kumar Singh as an aspiring boxer who falls in love with the niece of a Boxing Federation Head serves as a classy example of a great script, masterful direction and knockout performances making it a must watch a movie of 2018.

Raazi - The small-budget film by Dharma Productions turned out to be a big money-spinner at the box-office. Director Meghna Gulzar's steady direction along with a compelling cast led by Alia Bhatt and Vicky Kaushal justified the emotional tension in this dramatic thriller based on an undercover RAW agent, is married into a Pakistani family.

Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran - The entertaining movie starring John Abraham was a worthy watch of 2018. Thrills, suspense, drama, a little bit of humor, as well as a solid comment on India's soldiers, the movie fluidly tells the story of-of India's race to become a nuclear power.

Andhadhun - One of the stand-out movies of 2018, Sriram Raghavan's thriller comedy Andhadhun starring Ayushmann Khurrana, Radhika Apte and Tabu is an engaging thriller that keeps you on your toes and leaves you guessing all the way. The movie though falling a bit short in the second half was filled with exceptional performances from the lead actors.

Manto - Award- Winning director Nandita Das showed a stirring, sensitive portrait of a tortured genius from an era seemingly long past yet tragically mirroring our troubled present. The biographical drama based on famous Urdu author Saadat Hasan Manto starring Nawazudding Siddiqui will leave you speechless. The movie although not doing well at the box-office was greatly appreciated by critics worldwide.

Tumbbad - Six years in the making, directors Rahi Anil Barve, Anand Gandhi and Adesh Prasad redefined horror with strong story-telling, beautiful sets, stunning visuals making it a visual treat for the movie-goers and established a fact that India has a rich background of mythology, folklore, a very small part of it has been explored

Badhaai Ho -
The Amit Sharma directed comedy was yet another example of bringing something new to the plate! Starring Ayushmann Khurrana, Sanya Malhotra, Gajraj Rao, and Surekha Sikri tells a tale about a 25-year-old man who tries to suppress his embarrassment when his mother announces that she is pregnant. The movie while entertaining puts a spin on the subject considered taboo and delivers a spectacular movie full of laughs and some social message.