In India, moviegoers have access to an unrivaled selection of films, ranging from classical dramas to farcical comedy to action-packed thrillers. The Hindi cinema business is one of the world’s most productive. In the year 2000, a mix of art-house and mainstream films dominated Hindi cinema. Despite the fact that several reviewers regarded these films as catering to the lowest common denominator, they found an audience that enjoyed them. We’ll look at a number of award-winning Hindi films from the year 2000 in this blog article.
- Dil Chahta Hai
On August 10, 2001, Dil Chahta Hai, a Bollywood coming-of-age film directed by Farhan Akhtar, was released. In the prominent parts, Aamir Khan played Sameer Mulchandani and Saif Ali Khan played Siddharth Sinha. Preity Zinta, Sonali Kulkarni, Dimple Kapadia, Ayub Khan, and Suchitra Krishnamoorthi played supporting parts with them. This film follows three close friends who are estranged from one another owing to their differing perspectives on love and life. They do, however, reconcile for a shared interest: filmmaking.
Through the use of flashbacks, this narrative is told in a non-linear manner. Dil Chahta Hai received positive reviews and was a financial success. It earned $870 million (US$13 million) globally at the time of its release, making it the tenth highest-grossing Indian film of all time. Best Film, Best Director for Farhan Akhtar, and Best Screenplay for Javed Akhtar were among the seven Filmfare Awards given out for the film.
Mohabbatein, which means “Three Love Stories” in Hindi, is a romantic drama film directed by Aditya Chopra in his directorial debut in 2000. The film stars Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan as two teachers who are distanced from one another due to their differing perspectives on love and life. It is loosely based on the 1989 film Dead Poets Society and stars Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan as two educators who are estranged from one another due to their differing perspectives on love and life. Uday Chopra, Jimmy Shergill, Kareena Kapoor Khan, and Rani Mukerji all play key parts in the film. Jatin-Lalit composed the soundtrack for the film, while Sameer wrote the lyrics. Mohabbatein grossed 960 million rupees (US$14 million) globally, making it one of the most successful Bollywood films ever.
The film, set in India during British colonial rule, combines romance and heroism with cricket matches between peasants and the governing class to highlight societal injustice caused by discrimination towards people of colour. The film features Aamir Khan, Gracy Singh, Paul Blackthorne, and Rachel Shelley. Lagaan was mostly shot in the villages of Gujarat’s Kutch region over the period of two years. Additionally, this movie is readily available on piratebay.
Shah Rukh Khan, Madhuri Dixit, and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan star in the film, which also has Jackie Shroff, Smita Jaykar, and Kirron Kher in supporting parts. It is the third Hindi adaptation of Devdas, following a 1955 film starring Dilip Kumar and Vyjayanthimala and a Bengali language film from 1935 starring K. L. Saigal is the titular character. It’s also the seventh-highest-grossing Bollywood movie of all time.
- Kal Ho Naa Ho
The film stars Shah Rukh Khan, Preity Zinta, and Saif Ali Khan, with Jaya Bachchan and Sushma Seth in supporting roles. Niranjan Iyengar and Karan Johar wrote the script, which is based on a narrative concept by Yash Johar. Kal Ho Naa Ho was one of the year’s top songs. It portrays three people’s journeys over the course of one day. The film received eleven Filmfare Award nominations and won six of them.
Swades depicts the story of a NASA engineer who returns to India on a project, directed by Ashutosh Gowariker and starring Shah Rukh Khan and Gayatri Joshi. The picture was both critically and commercially successful. It depicts the engineer’s journey of self-discovery and the difficulties he encounters while attempting to assist the peasants in his hometown. The film was nominated for eleven Filmfare Awards, winning six of them, including Best Picture.
- Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham
Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham was the most costly Hindi film ever filmed when it was released in 2001. The narrative follows an estranged father and son as they heal their differences and reconnect. Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Hrithik Roshan, and Kareena Kapoor are among the cast members. The film received fifty-six Filmfare Award nominations and won twenty-seven, including Best Picture. It was also nominated for nine IIFA Awards, including Best Picture.
Fiza is the narrative of a young lady who goes on the hunt for her lost brother during the Mumbai riots. Hrithik Roshan, Karisma Kapoor, and Jaya Bachchan feature in the film. It received six Filmfare Award nominations and won two of them. It also won the National Film Award for Best Hindi Feature Film.
To conclude, this blog article discusses award-winning Hindi films from the year 2000. There was a slew of other fantastic films made during that time period, and the ones listed above are only a small handful of them.