Best Bollywood Movies about Rare Diseases: Bollywood has always been there to aware us, inspire, and motivate us. There are many diseases like Autism, Dyslexia, Progeria, Paraplegia, Asperger’s Syndrome, Alzheimer’s, Amnesia, Schizophrenia, and many more rare diseases that we haven’t heard of.

Bollywood films are not only aware of these diseases but also show the symptoms they bring and what kind of mental and emotional pressure the patient goes through.

It is heartbreaking to watch patients dealing with such rare diseases and disorders on screen making it look real. But, these Hindi movies based on rare diseases and disorders have not only aware us of these diseases but have also made us understand what we need to do and what we shouldn’t be doing.

Here are 11 best Bollywood movies based on rare diseases and disorders which have made the rare diseases and disorders their main target and not just the masala which we usually look at in every Bollywood movie.

Best Hindi Movies about Rare Diseases

Paa – 2009

Paa Movie on father son

An amazing movie with brilliance in acting, directed by R. Balakrishnan. Amitabh Bachchan proved his acting skills. The film is based on a rare genetic disorder, Progeria. In this disease a Kid looks older than his age by the age of 12 he loses hair and skin problems start showing, he looks like an old man.

Not only just the movie showcase the disease brilliantly but also shows the emotions a child dealing with Progeria has to go through and what his parents have to go through.

Taare Zameen Par – 2007

Taare Zameen Par Hindi Movie on education

Taare Zameen Par is a film loved by all kids. Not just because of Darsheel Safary, but the movie showcases a dilemma every child goes through while dealing with school and parents. The movie showcases a child suffering from Dyslexia.

The symptoms of Dyslexia are quite common symptoms a normal lazy child shows. The film was an official entry for the Academy Awards Best Foreign Film 2009.

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Ghajini – 2008

Aamir Khan in Ghajini

Ghajini is directed by A. R. Murugadoss and is 7th highest-grossing film. The film is inspired by Christopher Nolan’s Memento. Ghajini deals with a man who develops anterograde amnesia after an accident.

Black – 2005

Ayesha Kapur in Black best child actors roles

Black is a drama film directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. The film features Rani Mukerji, a girl born blind and deaf, and her teacher Amitabh who later develops Alzheimer’s disease. Amitabh and Rani both showcased an amazing acting brilliance.

My Name is Khan – 2010

Christopher B. Duncan in My Name is Khan

My Name is Khan is a drama film which showcases a film directed by Karan Johar. The film deals with 2 sensitive issues, one medical and one social. Shahrukh Khan deals with Asperger Syndrome in the film and also deals with the social issue of being a Muslim.

Guzaarish – 2010

Guzaarish movie on medical disorders

Guzaarish is a 2010 drama film about an Illusionist who is Quadriplegic, paralyzed from the neck down. Hrithik is fighting a legal fight for mercy killing, being upset with a life where he is living a life with a paralyzed body. Besides such a life, he falls in love with his nurse, Sophia, and marries her before Dying.

Koi… Mil Gaya – 2003

koi mil gaya movie on abnormal childs

Koi Mil Gaya is a Rakesh Roshan film that deals with a boy who is mentally disabled. The kind of situations parents and mentally disabled child has to face in society is very elaborately shown. However, the mentally disabled boy gets cured when an Alien enters his life and becomes friends with him.

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U Me Aur Hum – 2008

u me aur hum movie on rare disease

U Me Aur Hum is a romantic drama film, directed by Ajay Devgn. The film showcases a loving couple. Ajay one day finds out that his pregnant wife is suffering from Alzheimer’s and her problem worsens with time.

Karthik Calling Karthik – 2010

karthik calling karthik hindi movie on psychological disorder

Karthik Calling Karthik is a psychological thriller directed by Vijay Lalwani. The film deals with Karthik who has a rare medical problem, Schizophrenia. Karthik thinks his brother died accidentally by falling in a well, and Karthik feels responsible for his brother’s death. Strangely, as an adult, someone calls him, whose voice is the same as his.

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Barfi! – 2012

barfi priyanka chopra suffering from disease

Barfi is a cute love story of a boy who is mute and deaf from birth and a girl who is Autistic. Can an Autistic person fall in love? This movie not only shows the immense love in the heart of an autistic person but also all the odds an autistic person has to face in his life.

My Brother… Nikhil – 2005

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My Brother Nikhil is an amazing movie that takes you on an emotional ride. The film is about a young boy named Nikhil who is an avid swimmer.

Nikhil is diagnosed with Aids and suddenly he finds himself isolated. His parents throw him out of the house, he is kicked out of the swimming team and no friends are there to at least give him a shoulder.

The two shoulders he finds are of, His sister and his sister’s friend. The society boycotts Anamika for taking care of a man who has Aids, but she doesn’t leave his brother.