Art in Indian Cinema

Includes movies about art, artists, their place in society, their utility, their inspirations, their aspirations, their struggles, their industries and so on...



I know that this is largely Bollywood so obviously, feel free to recommend.



P.S. The criteria is very broad, nothing to stress about.
P.P.S. I haven't seen all of these either.

  • Aag
  • Baiju the Poet
  • Pyaasa
  • The Music Room
  • Kaagaz Ke Phool
  • Gazal
  • Guide
  • The Hero
  • Antony Firingee
  • Mera Naam Joker
  • Ashad Ka Ek Din
  • Guddi
  • Pakeezah
  • Abhimaan
  • Kabhi Kabhie
  • Deewaangee
  • Bhumika
  • In Search of Famine
  • Tik Tik Tik
  • Umrao Jaan
  • Yavanika
  • Sagara Sangamam
  • Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro
  • Dhrupad
  • Utsav
  • Mind of Clay
  • Punnagai Mannan
  • Om Dar-B-Dar
  • Hero Hiralal
  • The Khayal Saga
  • Aashiqui
  • Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa
  • Rangeela
  • Chaahat
  • Dil To Pagal Hai
  • Iruvar
  • Vanaprastham
  • Taal
  • Mohabbatein
  • Naach
  • Hum Tum
  • Rang De Basanti
  • Om Shanti Om
  • Sringaram
  • Welcome
  • Aaja Nachle
  • Fashion
  • Halla Bol
  • Rock On!!
  • Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi
  • Billu
  • Luck by Chance
  • Afterword
  • Nainsukh
  • LSD: Love, Sex aur Dhokha
  • Tees Maar Khan
  • Iti Mrinalini: An Unfinished Letter...
  • Natrang
  • Autograph
  • Udaan
  • Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai
  • The Dirty Picture
  • Mayakkam Enna
  • Rockstar
  • Aiyyaa
  • Ustad Hotel
  • Heroine
  • Artist
  • Lootera
  • Sound
  • Phata Poster Nikhla Hero
  • Aashiqui 2
  • Dedh Ishqiya
  • Chotushkone
  • Happy New Year
  • Jigarthanda
  • Roy
  • Tamasha
  • Chitrashala: House of Paintings
  • Maheshinte Prathikaaram
  • Ae Dil Hai Mushkil
  • The Violin Player
  • Fan
  • Udta Punjab
  • Cinemawala
  • Rangoon
  • Meri Pyaari Bindu
  • Qarib Qarib Singlle
  • Manto
  • Andhadhun
  • Zero
  • Game Over
  • Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga
  • Vinci Da
  • Gully Boy
  • Kaamyaab
  • The Disciple
  • AK vs AK