5 films that propel you to overcome challenges and thrive!

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From 12th Fail to Tumse Na Ho Paayega, there were quite a few films released last year that encouraged looking beyond the norm and going after your dreams, here's a list of the ones we loved!

Films have the power to transcend the screen, leaving us with more than just entertainment. As the reels roll, they unfold stories that resonate with our struggles, triumphs, and the indomitable human spirit. Vikrant Massey's 12th Fail has been winning hearts ever since its release. It highlights the fact that as long as you have a dream and have the determination to go achieve it, there's nothing that can in the middle of it. These movies are for the ones who don't want to follow this timelines set by society and be restricted by marks, but have the courage to go the extra mile and do something on their own. They’re just not great films, but they're sources of inspiration, encouraging you to create your triumph against the odds. 

Here's a list of must-watch films that inspire you to navigate challenges with resilience!

 12th Fail- Disney+Hotstar

 12th Fail is an empowering biographical drama that charts the incredible journey of Manoj Kumar Sharma, an IPS officer who triumphed over failure. Set against the backdrop of Chambal, this film reveals the struggles of a determined soul who faced poverty and academic setbacks but never gave up on his dream. Vikrant Massey shines in the lead role, portraying Manoj's unwavering spirit. The film vividly portrays the hurdles Manoj faces - from academic setbacks to menial jobs and a relentless pursuit of success.Supported by a stellar cast, the narrative delves into the essence of resilience and determination. Director Vidhu Vinod Chopra crafts a compelling journey of self-discovery, making every twist and turn resonate with the audience. 12th Fail is a must-watch masterpiece that will motivate you to face life's challenges head-on, teaching that setbacks are merely stepping stones to triumph.

Tumse Na Ho Payega- Disney+Hotstar

 Tumse Na Ho Payega on Disney+Hostar is a refreshing comedy-drama that resonates with both the younger generation navigating the complexities of social media and the older generation grappling with societal expectations. Director Abhishek Sinha, with his insightful storytelling, caters to both the social-media-savvy youth and those accustomed to conventional norms. The film follows Gaurav Shukla's journey, breaking away from a suffocating corporate culture to pioneer his startup. Abhishek Sinha brilliantly captures the middle-class struggles against societal expectations and parental pressure, emphasising the need to redefine success. The film resonates with everyone stuck in unfulfilling jobs, offering a poignant life lesson: "Tum decide karoge if you have failed or passed." With relatable instances and a genuine portrayal of everyday challenges, Tumse Na Ho Payega stands as a relatable slice-of-life film, making it a must-watch.

Sirf Ek Banda Kaafi Hai- ZEE5

Sirf Ek Bandaa Kaafi Hai stands tall as an exceptional legal drama, teaching us the power of perseverance. Directed by Apoorv Singh Karki and featuring a stellar performance by Manoj Bajpayee, the film depicts the real-life struggle of Advocate PC Solanki in bringing justice to a sexually assaulted minor. With courage and determination, Solanki faces powerful adversaries, demonstrating that one person can make a difference against injustice. The film's outstanding storytelling, gripping drama, and powerful dialogues, coupled with Bajpayee's extraordinary performance, make it a must-watch. Sirf Ek Bandaa Kaafi Hai is a testament to the indomitable spirit that refuses to give up in the pursuit of justice.

Mrs Chatterjee VS Norway- Netflix

Mrs. Chatterjee vs Norway courageously tackles the harrowing journey of Debika Chatterjee, played by Rani Mukerji, fighting against the Norwegian childcare services to regain custody of her children. Based on a real-life incident, the film teaches us the indomitable strength needed to confront the toughest challenges. Mukerji's portrayal captures the essence of a mother's relentless pursuit of justice, even in the face of societal biases and stereotypes. The film, directed by Ashima Chibber, brings to light the complexities of cultural clashes and the fight against injustice, with Jim Sarbh delivering standout moments. "Mrs. Chatterjee vs Norway" is a powerful narrative that inspires and compels us to confront adversities head-on, echoing the resilience of a mother's love.

 Mission Majnu- Netflix

Mission Majnu emerges as a compelling spy thriller offering valuable life lessons. Directed by Shantanu Bagchi and starring Sidharth Malhotra, the film delves into the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971. It follows Amandeep Singh's covert mission, brilliantly portrayed by Malhotra, emphasising wit, ingenuity, and unwavering patriotism. Bagchi's direction maintains a fast-paced narrative, skillfully creating the 1970s Pakistan milieu. While the plot's convenience may raise eyebrows, the film stays true to its premise of exposing covert operations. Sidharth's performance shines in intense scenes, complemented by noteworthy portrayals from the supporting cast. Mission Majnu teaches resilience, resourcefulness, and the enduring spirit of patriotism, making it a must-watch with thrilling action and impactful dialogues.

Which of these would definitely make it to your watchlist? Let us know in the comments below!

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