With barely a day to go for the festival of Dussehra, we have compiled a list of movies you can watch on the day.
Left: Deepika Padukone from the movie Ram Leela, Right: Ranbir Kapoor from Brahmastra.
Tomorrow, on October 24, India will be celebrating the occasion of Dussehra. This festival marks the end of Durga Puja, remembering goddess Durga's victory against the demon Mahishasura to restore and protect dharma. Not only this, but this festival also marks the end of Ram Leela and commemorates Lord Rama's victory over the demon king Ravana. To celebrate this day festively, we have a list of movies you can watch out for.
Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani
Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani unfolds as a romantic comedy family drama film directed by Karan Johar, with the collaborative efforts of writers Ishita Moitra, Shashank Khaitan, and Sumit Roy. The film features Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt as a couple with divergent personalities, opting to immerse themselves in each other's family dynamics for three months before tying the knot. The cast includes Dharmendra, Jaya Bachchan, Shabana Azmi, Tota Roy Chowdhury, Churni Ganguly, Aamir Bashir, and Kshitee Jog, portraying their respective family members.
In 2023, "Adipurush" emerged as a cinematic adaptation of the Hindu epic Ramayana. Directed and co-written by Om Raut, the film is brought to life through the collaborative efforts of T-Series and Retrophiles as its producers. Simultaneously shot in Hindi and Telugu, the cast includes Prabhas, Saif Ali Khan, Kriti Sanon, Sunny Singh, and Devdutta Nage.
"Brahmāstra: Part One – Shiva" unfolds as a fantasy action-adventure film crafted by the creative vision of writer and director Ayan Mukerji. Positioned as the inaugural chapter of an envisaged trilogy, this cinematic endeavor is poised to be an integral component of the broader cinematic universe titled Āstraverse. The film boasts an ensemble cast featuring Amitabh Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Mouni Roy, and Akkineni Nagarjuna. Notably, Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone make cameo appearances in this captivating saga.
"Kalank" stands as a period romantic drama film under the direction of Abhishek Varman. Immersed in the pre-independence British era, the film features a stellar ensemble cast including Madhuri Dixit, Sonakshi Sinha, Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan, Aditya Roy Kapur, and Sanjay Dutt.
Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela
Released in 2013, "Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela" is a romantic action-drama film crafted by the creative mind of Sanjay Leela Bhansali, who not only directed but also composed its original soundtrack. The film, a collaborative production between Bhansali and Eros International's Kishore Lulla, stars Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh in the lead roles, with Priyanka Chopra making a special appearance in the song "Ram Chahe Leela." Drawing inspiration from William Shakespeare's tragic tale of Romeo and Juliet, Ram-Leela unfolds the fateful love story between the titular lovers, entangled in the age-old rivalry of their gangster families.