Children's Day special: Ten movies you cannot afford to miss

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Children's Day special: Ten movies you cannot afford to miss
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On the eve of Children’s Day, here are a few movies that you can include in your movie marathon.


1) Home Alone franchise

This franchise is every 90s kid's favourite!  It is a series of family comedy directed by Chris Columbus (1 & 2), Raja Gosnell (3), Rod Daniel (4) and Peter Hewitt (5).  This movie has probably given confidence and a fantasy to every kid to live alone.  

2) Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)

A cult classic directed by Mel Stuartis is American musical fantasy film. The movie is about Charlie Bucket, who gets a Golden Ticket to visit Willy Wonka's chocolate factory. An out and out adventure, this movie becomes a visual treat for all the chocolate lovers. 

3) Nil Battey Sannata (2016)

A performance packed movie is a story depicting a relationship between a mother and her teenage daughter. Director Ashwini Iyer Tiwari skillfully manages to accommodate the perspectives of mother-daughter duo.

4) Gippi (2013)

Gippi is a film for every kid who is about to hit his/her puberty. Gippi is a story about a typical teenage girl who goes through everyday issues like weight problems, love, relation with her friends and family members, school grades and much more

5) Baaja (2002)

What happens when an 11-year-old village boy who carries a free-spirited attitude is suddenly forced to work and live in a metro city? A film produced by Children's Film Society, India, Baaja, is a must watch for a child who wants to follow his/her dreams.

6) Daddy Day Care (2003)

When they cannot find any job in America, two Dads plan to start a day-care centre to make their ends meet. Daddy Day Care is a hilarious comedy about kids ruling the roost!

7) Up (2009)

A Walt Disney Pictures production, Up is a movie about getting old and going off an adventure in search of Paradise Falls. With its heart-wrenching scenes, this movie makes it an engaging one.

8) Inside out (2015)

An American 3D computer-animated comedy-drama film, Inside Out narrates a tale of a girl who has moved to San Francisco. It becomes a must watch for every kid and adult for its sheer simplicity of dealing with 5 emotions of everyday life- Fear, Anger, Joy, Disgust and Sadness

9) Gattu (2012)

The 82 minute movie, directed by Rajan Khosa, take us through the journey of Gattu, a 10 year old boy, living in a small town of India. Gattu dreams of defeating ‘Kali’, a black-coloured kite. His strong determination and perseverance is what makes the movie exceptional

10) The Blue Umbrella (2005) 

Directed by Vishal Bhardwaj is a tale of a girl who becomes famous in Himachal Pradesh after a few Japanese tourists gift her a blue umbrella. As the story unfolds, the umbrella disappears. Watch this movie to find out if she gets back the missing blue umbrella.   


We wish you a very Happy Children’s Day. Pick your favourite movie and start watching now!


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