7 Indian Philosophical Movies

It is an independent drama movie that was written and directed by Shubhashish Bhutiani. It's about a son who doesn't want to take his dying father to the holy city of Varanasi, where the dying father thinks he will find salvation and spend his last days.

Mukti Bhawan (2016)

Anand Gandhi wrote and directed this drama movie. The movie is about philosophical ideas and tells the stories of three people: an experimental photographer, a sick monk, and a young stockbroker.

Ship of Theseus (2012)

This drama movie is directed by Sumitra Bhave and Sunil Suktankar. It's about a retired Sanskrit professor who has Alzheimer's. One day, he is interested in an elephant on the street and decides to follow it home. He then moves in with the mahout's family.

Astu (2015)

In this comedy-drama movie, Rajat Kapoor is in charge of things. An Indian man in his middle years decides to only believe what he can see after a certain event. But his life is harder than he thought it would be because of the new ideas.

Ankhon Dekhi (2013)

Sundar C. directs this slice-of-life drama. Nallasivam and Anbarasu are stranded at the airport and must forcefully travel to Chennai, where they form an unexpected bond.

Anbe Sivam (2003)

Neeraj Ghaywan's first movie as a director is this drama. The movie takes place along the Indian Ganges and is about four people whose lives have different tragedies and growth.

Masaan (2015)

Ranjith directed this drama. The film follows Balachandran, a literature-loving writer. Writer's block causes unpredictable events.

Kaiyoppu (2007)