The Depiction Of Art In Motion Art

Cinema, the 7th form of art, is the channel for portraying the dynamics of relationships. For 100 years, Indian cinema has been winning over millions of hearts, especially Bollywood. This industry is a moving example of mass appeal. Along with the drama, some Bollywood movies also speak the language of art and creativity. Let’s explore the Top 10 art movies with Rooftop.

Welcome

Welcome
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Let’s start the listicle with the OG painter of Bollywood, Majnu Bhai. We have all witnessed the “Love and Sympathy” on his “Rocking Horse” painting, which was sold for $50,000. This painting was the inception of Isha and Majnu’s love story, which later created some comic hotchpotch in the plot. (add more on painting and less on the story)

Fitoor

Fitoor
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Noor was a poor talented artist hired as a stable keeper by Firdaus’s mother. When she notices Noor’s impeccable paintings, she tells him to be successful to win the daughter’s heart. Even after being India’s youngest successful artist Noor and Firdaus’s love story faced hurdles and disagreement. 

Hum Aapke Hain Koun

Hum Aapke Hai Kaun
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One of the classic family dramas in Bollywood. Rajesh went to Pooja’s house for a marriage proposal. Pooja took Rajesh to her room and showed her impeccable artwork. This was the scene where both of them started bonding.

Dil Chata Hai

Dil Chata Hai
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This is one of the cult classics and Top 10 Art Movies; Dil Chahta Hain is a story that revolves around the lives of three friends. Sid, a young artist, falls in love with an elderly woman, Tara. With bold brushstrokes and elegance Sid sketches his love interest.

Taare Zameen Par

Taare Zameen Par
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Ishaan is a dyslexic child who can’t express his problems, and eventually, he was forcefully sent away to boarding school. There he met Aamir khan, an Art teacher who used art as a therapy and language. The swirling and multi-coloured hues in Ishaan’s watercolours amazed the famous artist Lalitha Lajmi’s (played by herself) mind.  

Roy

Roy
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Roy, an art thief, has been eluding from police for years. So he sets on a mission to steal Tia’s painting. Love blossoms after they meet in an auction. Roy spends a night at Tia’s house, steals the painting, and vanishes. However, he then realised that he was in love. 

Ittefaq (Old)

Ittefaq
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An old classic Bollywood movie that depicts the ups and downs of Rajesh Khanna and his wife’s married life. The protagonist used to spend much time painting rather than with his wife. One day she snatched the brush, and he killed her accidentally. This gripping thriller portrays the psychic dilemma of the artist.

Lootera

Lootera
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An adaption from O’Henry’s “The Last Leaf”, this movie is based on how art can bring the light of hope to someone’s life. Pakhi is the daughter of a Bengali zamindar who falls in love with a fraud archaeologist, Varun. When Pakhi was ill, she believed she would die the day when there would be no leaves on the tree in her garden yard. Varun used his drawing skills obtained from Pakhi and hung a leaf daily to lighten Pakhi’s desire to live life. Among all Bollywood art movies, Lootera is loved widely.

Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

Zindagi Nah Milegi Dobara
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A spin-off of Dil Chahta Hain where three school friends embark on a bachelor trip to Spain. Imraan wants to meet his biological father, Salman Habib, an Indian painter. He went to his art gallery in Barcelona and later met his father in person in Seville. 

Finding Fanny

Fanny
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This classic Satirical drama is directed by Homi Adajania. Veteran actor Pankaj Kapoor plays the role of a lustful painter in this movie. Ferdie is an old postman who embarks on a journey with Rosie, Angie, Savio, and Don Pedron (Pankaj Kapoor) to find the love of his life Stephanie, whom he used to call fanny. 

The Future Of Art In Bollywood

These top 10 art movies are an amalgamation of old and modern Bollywood movies, clearly showing the importance of art in cinema. Paintings in Bollywood movies trigger love, passion, intimacy, healing emotionally troubled characters, and, most importantly, bringing the lovers together.

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