Five Feel Good Movies for Soothing your Soul

During these trying times, watching a nice feel-good movie will lift your spirits and help you escape reality, if only for a few hours. Here is the list of five feel-good movies from Bollywood which you can watch with friends & family, and feel relaxed.

  1. DilChahta Hai
DilChahta Hai was released more than twenty years ago, but it is a movie you can watch anytime and does not feel dated yet. Directed by Farhan Akhtar and starring Aamir Khan, Akshaye Khanna, and Saif Ali Khan, DilChahta Hai was a path-breaking movie when it was released. A movie about friendship and relationships, DilChahta Hai is a perfect movie to watch with your friends and spend some fun time together. It is a movie that will always lift your mood and cheer you up.
  1. Golmaal
Don’t mistake it for the loud Rohit Shetty movie, the old Golmaal unlike its namesake was a cute, middle-of-the-road, feel-good movie that you will never get tired of watching repeatedly.  Directed by the maverick director, Hrishikesh Mukherjee, Golmaal was a comedy of errors about mistaken identities. The movie has Amol Palekar and UtpalDutt in the lead roles and is a wonderful watch that leaves you laughing. Ramprasad played by Amol Palekar works for Bhavani(UtpalDutt), who thinks that his employees shall not have hobbies other than work. When Bhavani sees Ramprasad at a hockey match, Ramprasad lies that it was his twin brother, the comedy of errors begins taking you on a fun ride.
  1. Munnabhai MBBS
The debut movie of RajkumarHirani, Munnabhai MBBS revived the careers of Sanjay Dutt and Arshad Warsi. The movie revolves around a loveable goon Munnabhai, who enters a medical college to become a doctor and settle some old scores with the dean of the college. In this movie, Sanjay Dutt stars as Munnabhai a local goon with a heart of gold, and Arshad Warsi as his right-hand man, Circuit. Munna along with his group of fellow goons was living a good life but his life takes a drastic change when his family- who believes he is a doctor comes to visit. The movie made the characters of Munna and Circuit iconic and is a genuine feel good movie. Also starring BomanIrani, the movie won many awards when released and also had a sequel ‘LageRahoMunnabhai’ which was a great success too. The movie made phrases like ‘JadukiJhappi’ and ‘Mamu’ quite famous.
  1. Wake Up Sid
Starring Ranbir Kapoor and Konkana Sen Sharma, Wake up Sid with its fresh characters and great narrative, the movie is a coming-of-age drama.  It is a movie that refuses to grow out of date; it is a coming-of-age drama-comedy. The movie follows the story of SiddharthMehra played by Ranbir Kapoor who is a young, carefree, urban boy without having any aim in his life. His life takes an unusual turn when he meets Aisha Banerjee (Konkana Sen Sharma), a woman with dreams and aspirations for herself. Both of them form a beautiful friendship and touch the deeper parts of each other. The movie gives you important life lessons without being preachy.
  1. Zindagi Na MilegiDobara
Zindagi Na MilegiDobara is a road movie starring Hrithik Roshan, Farhan Akhtar, AbhayDeol, Katina Kaif, and KalkiKoelchin. It was directed by Zoya Akhtar and created a cult status for itself since released. Zindagi Ne MilegiDobara is a simple story about three friends on a road trip. All three friends were going through some personal issues in life and they discover new facets of their lives during the trip. Despite having big names like Hrithik Roshan and Katrina Kaif, the movie has got its heart in the right place and provides us real and relatable characters – characters we care for, with a beautiful script that keeps the audience thoroughly engaged.