Most Shocking Movies Of Indian Cinema


"Gangs of Wasseypur" (2012) by Anurag Kashyap shocked viewers with its raw depiction of violence, revenge, and political corruption spanning generations in rural India, earning a cult following for its gritty portrayal.

Gangs of Wasseypur

"Black Friday" (2004) shocked audiences with its unflinching portrayal of the 1993 Bombay bombings, exploring the motivations of the perpetrators and the aftermath of the tragedy.

Black Friday

"Paanch" (2003) by Anurag Kashyap delved into youth culture, drugs, and violence, facing censorship issues due to its gritty realism and controversial subject matter


"Bandit Queen" (1994) directed by Shekhar Kapur depicted the violence and sexual abuse faced by Phoolan Devi, pushing the boundaries of Indian cinema with its graphic content.

Bandit Queen

"The Dirty Picture" (2011) shocked audiences with its explicit portrayal of Silk Smitha's life and struggles, pushing the boundaries of sexuality in Indian cinema.

The Dirty Picture

"Lipstick Under My Burkha" (2016) directed by Alankrita Shrivastava boldly explored female desire and sexuality, challenging taboos and sparking debates on women's rights and freedom of expression.

Lipstick Under My Burkha

"Parched" (2015) by Leena Yadav shocked audiences with its unflinching portrayal of female oppression and patriarchal violence in rural India, challenging societal norms and shedding light on the plight of women in conservative communities.