Rajkumar Hirani is one of the best directors of the country today who has given some very memorable films. He has set a very high benchmark for filmmakers since his debut film and has been giving top grossing blockbusters and legendary films to the country. He has inspired us from time to time with the best satirical films to bring a change in society through the magic of cinema and has definitely done an untouchable job every time. Lets have a look at some of them on the occasion of his birthday:
Munna Bhai MBBS :Sanjay Dutt and Arshad Warsi starrer film effortlessly highlights the need for non-academic, more liberal and humanistic approach towards treatment of patients in the hospital and also popularized the concept of ‘Jadoo ki Jhappi’ till date. It was a definite blockbuster at the box office that won Hirani many awards and hearts in his debut work itself.
The second installment of the film Lage Raho Munna Bhai, focuses on Sanjay Dutt’s acting as a faux professor when only he starts seeing and interacting with Gandhi ji who guides him through the past of honesty and non-violence which Murli eka Sanjay Dutt uses to help ordinary people with their problems and adapts the concept of Gandhigiri for life. Its shows a transformation of a man who lies through his teeth, into a man who comes to not only value honesty and humanity but also teach others about it.
Keeping up and even surpassing the expectations after his first hit film of the Munna Bhai series as well his first ever film as a director, Rajkumar Hirani’s Lage Raho Munna Bhai was very well received and loved by people once again as it went on to become a blockbuster at the box office as well.
3 Idiots– This satirical comedy-drama film is a subtle shade at the Indian society where every kid has their life planned out by their parents since birth and the education system which focuses on marks to measure intelligence and achievement. The film became an overnight blockbuster inspiring many and winning infinite hearts to go on to become a legendary film of the Indian cinema.
PK- A story of an alien PK played by Aamir Khan who lands on Earth by mistake and gets his locket stolen which is his only source to get back home.
PK is a fun-filled film which aims to remove a blindfold from people’s eyes when ti comes to religion and tries to show a more realistic and logical point of view with the help of an alien’s eyes. One of the top grossers at the box office till date, Rajkumar Hirani again gave a film up-to his own mark to the audiences.
Sanju– A biopic on the life of the very famous star, Sanjay Dutt played by Ranbir Kapoor that shows a real life account from drug addiction, to arrest for alleged association with the 1993 Bombay bombings, and release after completing his jail term.
In this realistic account of a superstar’s life, Hirani did a very great and fearless job and was once again greatly received by the audience.