There are some films that compel, then there are those that make life feel okay, despite all its shenanigans. So if you’re having one of those days, where things are not exciting you too much – these Aamir Khan films could be of help.
1. Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke (1993)
While this particular film highlights the many ups and downs of life’s imperfections, Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke is a happy film about the relationships we choose.
2. Andaz Apna Apna (1994)
This all-time favourite comedy, that is now on almost everyone’s list of must-watch films – did you know Andaz Apna Apna had initially ‘flopped’ at the box-office, before turning into a rage?
3. Dil Chahta Hai (2001)
The story of three best friends, who go on an adventure together, only to figure out their own lives journey.
4. Lagaan (2001)
A look at India’s freedom struggle, through a detailed cricket match between Indian villagers and their British rulers – Lagaan is a film that compels, but by the end of it, makes you a proud Indian.
5. Rang De Basanti (2006)
Another brilliant film that brings out the patriotic within. Rang De Basanti will leave you with tears, but that does not mean it doesn’t make you feel good.
6. Taare Zameen Par (2007)
The story of acceptance above anything else. Taare Zameer Par is a must-watch if you’re a parent.
7. 3 Idiots (2009)
Three friends, their life in an engineering college, and what they end up choosing for themselves. 3 Idiots will make you laugh and cry out loud at the same time.
8. PK (2014)
Do you believe in aliens? Well, you’d definitely want to meet one after watching this film.
9. Dangal (2016)
In a world that’s still struggling to accept that daughters equal sons, Dangal is a journey of a father who trains his daughters to become extra-ordinary wrestlers. The story of real life wrestlers Gita and Babita Phogat, Dangal will inspire you to say the least.
10. Secret Superstar (2017)
Follow your dreams, and the world shall follow you. Secret Superstar is a reminder that dreams do come true, if you work hard enough for them.