Indian politics has its show on the silver screen as Bollywood cinema is always ready to give its audience the feel and the story behind the curtain.
A lot of work has been done by Indian filmmakers on political ideas and socialism. The following list gives a glance at some of the best Hindi political Satire movies.
These Films are based on the common issues of the common man in a Satirical way. which makes you think with laughter.
Best Hindi Political Satire Movies
Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro (1983)
The film is a dark comedy and political satire on the corruption of politics and bureaucracy in the Indian system. This critically acclaimed film has gained cult following over the years.
Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro stars Naseeruddin Shah, Ravi Baswani, Satish Kaushik, Satish Shah, Om Puri, Pankaj Kapoor, and several other great Indian actors.
Saare Jahaan Se Mehnga (2013)
This is a Bollywood satire film based on the rising prices in the country. The film is directed by debutante Anshul Sharma.
The star cast of the film includes Sanjai Mishra and Pragati Pandey coupled with Ranjan Chhabra, Disha, Vishwa Mohan, Pramod Pathak, and Zakir Hussain. The story of the film depicts the middle class increasing frustration over rapid inflation.
Ekkees Toppon ki Salaami (2014)
Here is a film that shovels the filth we have stockpiled in our politics and makes a mirthful testimonial on corruption.
The film is directed by Ravindra Gautam, starring Anupam Kher, Divyendu Sharma, Neha Dhupia, Manu Rishi, Aditi Sharma, and Uttara Baokar. The film also passes a well-intention-ed message about the value of honesty.
Read : Review Ekkees Toppon ki Salaami
Zed Plus (2014)
The movie grants a lot of artistic actors to grow above second rung roles and take center stage. The film is directed by Chandra Prakash Dwivedi and has an ensemble star cast including Adil Hussain, Mona Singh, Mukesh Tiwari, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Sanjay Mishra, Shivani Tanksale, and Ekavali Khanna.
The film’s political parody taps fun of the government’s bizarre distribution of security privileges while frivolously criticizing its self-serving philosophy.
Peepli Live (2010)
Peepli Live is a Bollywood satirical film that throws light on the subject of farmer suicides and the consequent media and political response.
The film is directed by debutant Anusha Rizvi, starring Omkar Das Manikpuri and Naseeruddin Shah coupled with Raghubir Yadav, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Shalini Vatsa, and Malaika Shenoy. The film was also India’s official entry for the 83rd Academy Awards Best Foreign Film category.
The story of the film features a farmer, Natha, who on the verge of failing to keep his family’s farm, arrives at a matchless solution to his financial predicament: suicide. As soon as a broadcast journalist comes to know about Natha’s plan, the poor man is thrust into the center of a media circus.
Kya Dilli Kya Lahore (2014)
Based on the subject of Indo-Pak partition, this Bollywood war-drama satire film is set in the post-independence period. The film is directed by debutante Vijay Raaz, starring Vijay Raaz, Manu Rishi, Raj Zutsi, and Vishwajeet Pradhan.
The film is unique in its own way, as quite a few have touched upon the matter and documented the varied nature of its impact. The story of the film showcases the meeting of two dodgy survivors-in-uniform under most uncommon conditions at the border.
Well Done Abba (2009)
Well Done Abba is a Bollywood Political Satire film, Directed by Shyam Benegal, starring Boman Irani, Minissha Lamba, and Sameer Dattani.
Well Done Abba Won the National Film Award for Best Film on Social Issues in 2009. Well Done Abba is the remake of Marathi film, Jau Tithe Khau (2007).
Mohalla Assi (2015)
It tanked at the box office due to delays and online leaks. Mohalla Assi is a decent film starring Sunny Deol as the lead, it shares the story of Banaras and Life of the people who live near Assi Ghat in Varanasi.
It shares the problems and situation arises when politicians take advantage of people by misguiding them on religious grounds.
In Mohalla Assi, you will see a totally different sunny Deol.
These are the Best Political Satire Films in Bollywood, if you know more then you can add them in comment section.