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10 Bollywood Movies That Inspire You to Change the Way You Live Your Life

Bollywood has gifted us with many true inspirational stories with every story having a great impact on society inspiring youths to study hard, to go for their dreams to achieve a new dimension in life with a positive never giving up attitude.

I feel movies are the best medium to connect and motivate students of different ages. With entertainment they also educate, inspire and motivate them.

Watch these Bollywood movies if you need inspiration

3 Idiots

3 Idiots – Set in the background of an eminent Engineering College, where students have to have that brilliance where logics work and imagination sinks. The twist was brought when an entire army ran forward to get their dream degree with glorious marks.

Where an exceptional student walks in with the dreams to learn and acquire knowledge, he didn’t have that greed of obtaining high marks but instead he became the scholar from the entire batch of students. The reason is he was not inspired by the numbers he would achieve instead the knowledge he would gain fascinated him the most. ‘He’ is none other than Amir Khan, the renowned actor playing the role of the protagonist Rancho. 

Directed by Rajkumar Hirani the movie is a treat of entertainment and comedy which will last longer making you happy whenever you think. An amazing star cast which includes Kareena Kapoor, Sharmaan Joshi, R.Madhavan, Boman Irani, Omi Vaidya, and it was produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra under the banner Vinod Chopra Films.


Chhichhore – The movie connects to the intense psychological disturbances a student goes through when he or she opts to get into the prestigious IIT, the pressure of marks, the burden of societal pressure, and how gradually they sweep down in deep depression when failed to meet expectations.

Late Sushant Singh Rajput played the role of the father who inspired his son when he tried to commit suicide telling how things in life happen we fail several times but our enthusiasm to achieve the greatest must not die. He tells him stories of his college life which brings a lot of characters on screen who is his father’s friend and also his mother and how phenomenally they dared to fight back from the tag ‘Losers’.

Directed and written by Nitesh Tiwari and produced by Sajid Nadiadwala with the amazing star-cast – Shraddha Kapoor, Varun Sharma, Tahir Raj Bhasin, Naveen Polishetty, Tushar Pandey, Prateik Babbar, Saharsh Kumar Shukla, Saanand Verma, Mohammad Samad.


Aarakshan – A high drama movie which targets one of the major drawbacks of the education system in India where the rich and the affluent class student could afford to pay branded Institutions large sum of money to get admission in elite colleges whereas the once belonging from the poor mediocre class with adequate merit couldn’t get entry.

Directed by the renowned director Prakash Jha along with exceptionally talented actors Amitabh Bachchan, Saif Ali Khan and Deepika Padukone, Prateik Babbar and Manoj Bajpayee.

I am Kalam

I am Kalam – A phenomenal movie that will delight your heart to inspire you in the journey of life. The protagonist of the movie is a little boy named Chotu who is inspired by the legendary A.P.J. Abdul Kalam and thereby starts to call himself Kalam.

The movie shows the importance of education and how its reach shouldn’t be just restricted to the aristocrat classes, also a great bond of friendship delicately wrapped in threads of childhood innocence. An inspiring movie where a little boy has no complaints from the life he just dreams to go to school and achieve the greatness of knowledge sharing its importance to the world, in the name of India’s true inspirational hero.

Directed by Nila Madhab Panda, produced by Santanu Mishra & Jitendra Mishra it starred Harsh Mayar, Gulshan Grover, Pitobash Tripathy, and Beatrice Ordeix.

Taare Zameen Par

Taare Zameen Par – Directed and produced by Amir Khan the movie revolves around the story of an 8-9-year-old boy who hates going to school as he is suffering from a reading disorder. His family is seen scolding him along with teachers and puts him to a boarding school his journey continues at a slow pace breaking his heart every day to get accepted as a left out of his own family.

Then the hue of bright light comes in his life when he meets his mentor who guides him to be a winner by appreciating the artist in him who draws the most beautiful pictures with a message every child is so special. Darsheel Safary played the role of Ishaan Awasthi.

Chak De! India

Chak De! India – The movie portrays intense love and respect for the Nation. An army of women playing hockey to bring back their nation’s pride under the strict guidance of their Trainer who was more than determined to make them win and bring back a global recognition for the country.

Shah Rukh Khan is the protagonist who played the role of their trainer symbolizing the qualities of leadership inspiring hearts of millions with his intense acting, and deep emotions towards his country, India. An inspiring movie gives us the power to think then rethink and solve what’s coming but never to give up on ourselves. Directed by Shimit Amin.

Bhag Milkha Bhag

Bhag Milkha Bhag – Inspired by the true legend Milkha Singh, the movie stars Farhan Akhtar who plays the role of the Iconic Indian legendary athlete. The director within his dramatized version features realism to its best exploring each character with delicate hands detailing them to flower perfectly on screen.

The movie which will inspire you to think that you can become a leader too if only you believe in your instincts and not let life go as it wants to go. Directed by Rakesh Omprakash Mehra.


Dangal – Rising from a small town to a global arena with the message that girls are no less than boys. A father who fulfills his dreams of winning gold in wrestling for the country by training his daughters.

The movie refreshes one with inspiration through its strong storyline, music, and dynamic acting of the actors. Directed by Nitesh Tiwari with the most brilliant star cast – Aamir Khan, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Sanya Malhotra, Zaira Wasim.


Kesari – The proverb that ‘ an army of sheep led by a lion is better than an army of lions led by a sheep’ written by Alexander the Great suits the best with this movie where a great warrior – Havildar Ishar Singh raises an army of 21 soldiers to fight against 10,000 Pashutan Invaders.

The movie symbolizes the courage and bravery of the soldiers from the past with such deep emotions which even connects us to feel for those men standing on borders protecting us from the various invaders. An inspiring story influencing us all to respect, love those heroes of the nation. Directed by Anurag Sing, the Lead actor played by Akshay Kumar.

M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story

M.S. Dhoni – Inspired by the real hero Mahender Singh Dhoni former captain of the Indian Cricket Team, Late Sushant Singh Rajput played the role with utmost dedication and sincerity which brought him immense praise.

The struggle of the leader’s life to go through so much to attain the level of perfection then leading Indian to the World Cup and bringing the trophy with Global pride overwhelms the nation with both tears and pride.

Directed by Neeraj Pandey with the most gorgeous equally talented star cast – Sushant Singh Rajput, Kiara Advani, Disha Patani, Bhumika Chawla.

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