Hello Readers! Welcome back to Humor Nation. It is quite tricky to show mental illness and disorders as a subject in movies, a perfect plot is needed to justify the role and movie and also perfect knowledge about the disease is needed. After that its depiction needs to be accurate so that the audience could actually grab some knowledge about it. So let’s talk about such films in brief.
So here are those 10 characters from Bollywood movies that brought some mental disorders into the light of the audience!
10. Main Aisa Hi Hoon
This movie stars Ajay Devgn, Sushmita Sen, Anupam Kher, and Esha Deol. Ajay Devgn plays the main lead as “Neel”, who suffers from a developmental disability and plays the role of a father who takes of her daughter very nicely even though he’s suffering from a disorder and fights all odds against it.
Ranbir Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra play the main lead in this movie where Priyanka plays the role of “Jhilmil”, who is an autistic child and falls in love with Barfi, who is deaf and dumb. Quite a unique and classic movie of 2012.
8. My Name Is Khan
Shahrukh Khan and Kajol play the main lead in this movie where Shahrukh plays the role of “Rizwan Khan”, who suffers from Asperger’s Syndrome. It is a developmental disorder but still, Rizwan in this movie fights against all and proves his capabilities.
7. Bhool Bhulaiya
Vidya Balan and Akshay Kumar play the main leads in this movie where Vidya Balan plays the role of “Avni Chaturvedi”, who suffers from Disassociative Identity Disorder and thinks herself to be Manjulika.
In Devdas Shahrukh Khan, Aishwarya Rai and Madhuri Dixit play the main leads and Shahrukh plays the role of “Devdas”, who goes into depression after losing the love of his life, Paro and then turns into an alcoholic and dies because of that.