For the decades, commercial movies have fooled us. But now, the audiences have started accepting good cinema. People demand and crave for quality scripts. Though a few brilliant directors brought this trend in the early 2000s as well but the evolution has happened in the last few years.

Off-beat movies don’t indulge you in gritty wars, ineffective love and affairs, yet, they can fantasize you with lots of theatrical elements. With a certain holistic theme, unconventional movies are in the trend now which should be followed. They show you the reflection of the society you’re living in.

Here’s a list of unconventional movies you can watch this weekend.

A Wednesday


Released in 2008, it is one the most thrilling movies based on crime drama and mystery, taking a case of a retired man and a Wednesday. Directed by Neeraj Pandey, the movie has achieved 4 awards.



Based on immense emotion and brilliant film work, this movie is something you need to watch. Do not get involved, as it is as depressive as any pill, but it can take you to another segment of life created by female inequalities.

Khosla Ka Ghosla


Directed by Dibakar Banerjee, the movie showcases the real problems that exist in a society with sarcasm and comedy.



Released in 2015, it is one of the most outrageous and offbeat movies based on the lives of 4 intersecting people giving a theme of love, drama, life, and death.



This movie, as directed by Nagesh Kukunoor, showcases 2 girls and their budding friendship along with the hypocritical ideas that exist in the society regarding women.



Completely with a genre of drama, the movie showcases a 16-year-old boy and his relation with abusive father. Directed by Vikramaditya Motwane, it is one of the best offbeat movies with 22 wins.



Released in the year 2009, the movie made a great example of a deceptive, homicide, and crime based movie. Though the movie didn’t do well at the box office but it has elements of a good cinema. Thus, it should be on your list.

Mumbai Meri Jaan


Directed by Nishikaant Kamat, the story reveals about the bombing effects of Mumbai and how different people are interrelated with each other. The cast and direction are just perfect making it one of the best off-beat movies.

Dev D


A modern version of Devdas, the movie was released in 2009, starred Abhay Deol, Mahie Gill, and Kalki Koechlin. The movie is based on the idea of love, destruction, redemption, and solace.



No matter what you love but this should be on your list. Released in 2012, it has best elements of thrill, suspense, crime and revenging events.

The Lunchbox


With a binge of secret love, Lunchbox is the most beautifully directed movie that shows a simple tale about two strangers who never meet but exchange the letters.



Starring all-time favorite, the King of bollywood, Shah Rukh Khan, Swades is one of the great movies you should not miss. Released in 2004, Swades shows the developing site of Indian village taking various aspects of society into the mind.

Grab your popcorn and settle yourself with these movies, this weekend.

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