Most people think that if it is a big-budget film then it will come in the theatre, but it does not happen. Every year thousands of films are made in India, big or small, in different languages, but only a few of them make it to the theatres. There are many such that there is one controversy or the other and they keep on getting released. Let us tell you that these movies are easily available on OTT platforms and online channels. So today we will talk about such films.
1. Angry Indian goddess
Why banned - a different use of God's pictures, indecent language and more
When the trailer of this film came, many people raised objections and not only this, so many cuts were made in this film that the makers themselves did not release it. But you can watch it on the OTT platform Netflix. You will also find the video of all the cuts made on it online.
Why banned - Because of homosexuality and adult scenes
The way Deepa Mehta's 'Fire' was banned, in the same way, Unfreedom was also banned. The main reason for this was the premise of homosexuality and some such scenes of the film which were also advised to be cut completely. There are many such angles in this which can be called disputed. It has also been released on Netflix.
Why banned - more bold and homosexuality according to the time
The story is the same in this film and it is counted among some of the earliest and boldest films made on homosexuality. It was made in 1996 and some scenes of Nandita Das and ShabanaAzmi were very bold according to those times. Along with this, the religious angle was also given. The film is available on YouTube and some online sites.
Why banned - accused of hurting Hindu sentiments
This film shows the era of Mahatma Gandhi and the partition. How was the life of widows in those days and what kind of work they had to do, has been shown in this film. From child widow to a beautiful widow how she is exploited, this story tells the same story. Protests started during the shooting of this film and it was never released in India. You can also watch it on YouTube.
5. Story of chair
Why was it banned - This film was said to be based on the lives of Indira Gandhi and Sanjay Gandhi
The film is said to be based on the lives of Indira Gandhi and Sanjay Gandhi. The arrival of such a film in 1978 was said to be highly controversial. In the year when this film was to be released, there was an emergency in that year. This film can be seen on YouTube.
Why was it banned - There were many controversies regarding its name and its content
From the name of the film to its language and content, a lot of cuts were made. It was screened at several film festivals but was never released and is now available on Netflix.
Why banned - this is also based on homosexuality
It has been made keeping in mind the life of a gay couple and this film made in 2015 was not released in the theatre. The censor board had objections to it and it can be seen on Netflix now. From the trailer to the backdrop of this film, an attempt has been made to show it very seriously, but still, it was not considered right to release it.
8. Black Friday
Why Banned - Based on Mumbai Bomb Blasts
Based on the Mumbai 1993 bomb blasts, which are considered to be the worst of the many terror attacks that took place in the country, this film tells many such controversial things which are not talked about openly. This film by Anurag Kashyap also tells the conspiracy of the Memon family. You can watch this movie on Hotstar.
Why banned - mention of Gujarat riots
This film is based on facts and India has seen a lot of problems due to riots in the name of religion. Similarly 'Parzaniya' was also made which tells the story of a boy lost during the riots. It can also be seen on Hotstar.
Apart from these, there are many such movies which you can watch on some kind of OTT platform.