When it comes to a total movie entertainment package for all age groups it doesn’t get better than Hindi films. Here’s a list of the best Bollywood Family movies of the 80s, 90s and 2000s.
Catering to family entertainment is never easy for filmmakers. You cannot please audiences belonging to different age groups. However, Bollywood is a Hindi film industry in India that has managed to captivate audiences from different age groups with their brand of family entertainers. Since its early days the Hindi film industry has been known for its superlative family movies. Typically a family entertainer is a movie that has something for every audience. The ingredients of family movies are such that they cater to kids, teens and mature adults.
In a movie made for the entire family, you will find a little bit of action, drama, romance, and comedy. Bollywood is home to some of the finest family entertainers.
Filmmakers in India love to connect with audiences in different ways. Making a film that is a complete entertainment package takes skill, finesse and vision. Over the years several filmmakers have mesmerized audiences with their tasteful movies. In India families love going to the movies, especially on weekends and during the holiday season. Needless to say, its family movies that fills up the cash registers. Majority of superhit movies and blockbuster movies in Bollywood have been wholesome family entertainment. While family movies in the Hindi film industry have been popular since the black and white era, it’s the 60s and 70s that paved the way for a new style of family entertainers.
With the dawn of the 80s, filmmakers started incorporating various elements of realism to make movies enjoyable for audiences in different age groups. Hindi films in the 80s emerged with new avatar bringing a new style of action and comedy in family movies. Over the years filmmakers have come up with awe-inspiring family movies that have gone down exceedingly well with audiences in India. The trend of making complete family entertainer has continued to this day. Since the year 2000 a new wave of directors have come up with unique family movies with a thought provoking message.
100 Greatest Family Movies
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