Hit Off-beat movies made by Aanand L. Rai


Aanand L. Rai is a Hindi film director and producer who is known for his notable works like the Tanu Weds Manu series and Shubh Mangal Saavdhan series. We can say that the director is visionary and know his audience well.

Sometimes we all fail to map the audience and Aanand L. Rai has also many flops in his career like Shah Rukh Khan starrer Zero.

However, this article celebrates the other famous works of
the Aanand L. Rai that will remain audience favorite and already created a
milestone in Bollywood.

1. Tanu Weds Manu

I already mentioned that Aanand L. Rai is a visionary person. He decided to make a movie with a fresh pair of Kangana and Maadhvan.

The movie was a low-budget but a smash hit on the box office. Kangana became quite a sensation in the Bollywood overnight.

People start recognizing the supporting cast of the movie as
well. Most of the actors worked in the Tanu Weds Manu has gained something
because the movie became a fan favorite.

2. Tanu Weds Manu Returns

Aanand L. Rai decided to come with another fiery legend of Tanu Trivedi in the sequel of hit movie Tanu Weds Manu. The story is quite different. Again everyone appreciated Kangana for her amazing acting skills.

Aanand L. Rai should be appreciated for taking such
decisions and entertaining the whole world with such movies that give the social
message as well as full entertainment.

3. Raanjhanaa

Have you ever thought of a romantic movie between Hindu boys and Muslim girls? Dhanush starrer Raanjhanaa is one of the best romantic movies in the history of Bollywood.

Most important the character of movies is more like a caricature form the real world.

You can easily find these characters in your neighborhood. No
doubt acting performance from the actors is over the top and screenplay is

4. Tumbbad

Recently, there was a huge debate for Oscars and not selecting Tumbbad for awards. The movie is amazing with its new concept and storylines.

The gripping movie took a lot of effort from the director to make it a visual treat for the audience. It must be celebrated as one of the best horror movies ever made in Bollywood.

5. Shubh Mangal Jyada Saavdhan

Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan is the coming of age movie from Ayushmann Khurrana.  This movie is focused on the social issue of homosexuality. The concept was talked many times in movies and web-series but a different genre.

However, Aanand L. Rai had decided to make a love story with
comedy on this Taboo topic. Critics have praised this movie and fans are
already praising Ayushmann for going this boldness for the movie.

6. Shubh Mangal Saavdhan

Shubh Mangal Saavdhan shows a man having erectile dysfunction right before his marriage. This dark topic is super fun with the movie script.

It shows how men think of this manly problem and how they should think about it. Anyways, you can praise Aanand L. Rai for showing such an idea on the big screen.

7. Manmarziyaan

Manmarziyaan is a gem in the coming of age movie that tries to portray women, their decisions, and love at a very different point.

This love story got a lot of appreciation from critics as well as fans. It established Vicky Kaushal as one of the great talents in Bollywood.

Aanand L. Rai is the producer of this movie. He helped such
heart-whelming stories to appear on Big screen. And Manmarziyaan is a visual
treat for movie lovers where you see how directors hook you in the movie.

8. Mukkabaaz

Mukkabaaz is a sports drama movie that showcased a player who quit before he started playing matches for the country.

Vineet has done a lot to get into the skin of the character. Aanand L. Rai has produced this movie.

9. Happy Bhaag Jaayegi

A gripping comical tale set on the backdrop of India Pakistan fight. A girl named Happy accidentally reached Pakistan and the laughter journey begins. This movie is all amazing with its cast and screenplay.

This movie has a sequel as well with Sonakshi Sinha in lead. However, Happy Bhaag Jayegi is the best and first of its kind.

10. Nil Battey Sannatta

Nil Battey Sannatta is a story of Apeksha who is a 10th Student. She dislikes studying as she feels studying is worthless given her mother’s financial status.

To solve this problem, Chanda tries to motivate her by joining her school. The movie was loved by fans as well as critics.


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