Bollywood movies have never ceased to amaze movie lovers worldwide, be it for their iconic scenes, dialogues or even peppy songs. Although many criticize mainstream Bollywood cinema for constantly churning out clichéd products, the tinsel town of India has surprised many from time to time by its unusual offerings, especially films with bold content. Each time such a bold movie releases, the moral police and orthodox sections of the Indian society raise a big hue and cry. However, at the same time, these flicks also create a lot of curiosity amongst the youth, who flock movie halls to see what is in store for them. Many of these movies have either been banned or a good chunk of their content is forcibly removed by the Censor board to suit the tastes of the Indian audiences. Here are top 20 adult movies in Bollywood that you can’t afford to miss.
Kamasutra: A Tale of Love
Directed by the iconic filmmaker Mira Nair, the movie was loosely adapted by the world famous erotic text written by the Indian saint Vatsyayana. Ironically, this big-budgeted movie was banned in the country mainly due to its bold scenes. However, it was later released after a few minutes of its explicit content were deleted. The movie went on to receive critical acclaim worldwide just like many other flicks of Nair.
- Ek Chhoti Si Love Story
A remake of the Polish film ‘A Short Story about Love’, the movie revolved around a 14-year-old boy who falls in love with a 26-year-old woman and the young lad often resorts to voyeurism to get a glimpse of the woman of his dreams. The movie’s release met with a huge outrage across the country, especially amongst the moral police. The movie was known for quite a few bold scenes featuring its lead actress Manisha Koirala.
The movie was known for the hot scenes involving its lead actors, the gorgeous Rekha and Shekhar Suman. This periodic flick was based on the era when the great literary work Kamasutra was penned.
- B.A Pass
Actress Shilpa Shukla of ‘Chak De India’ fame took the whole nation by storm with her bold act in the sensuous film B.A Pass. The actress has essayed the role of an older woman who seduces a guy who’s much younger than her.
The much acclaimed vision of renowned filmmaker Deepa Mehta was banned from cinema halls across India but went on to attain a cult status globally. The movie focused on the untold desires of a few Indian women and depicts homosexuality in an orthodox Indian society.
This movie was applauded by critics from world over and earned many accolades at film festivals worldwide. The movie exposes the sexual atrocities which many women have to deal with, especially in a few rural areas of India. The movie attained cult status through word of mouth and has been embraced for its attempt to reveal the harsh truth of our society.
Tailored to meet the expectations of the western audiences, this Indian movie follows the journey of a Brahmin guy from simplicity towards lust and greed. Even four decades after its release, the movie has been making waves for its nude scenes, featuring Shashi Kapoor and Simi Garewal, who was one of the hottest actresses on the block at that time. The movie was one of the boldest attempts of Indian cinema during the time of its release.
Just like ‘Ek Chhoti Si Love Story’ this movie too irked the orthodox sections of Indian society its script, which dealt with homosexuality. The movie featured quite a few bold lovemaking scenes involving its lead actresses Isha Kopikkar and Amrita Arora.
The sultry siren Rekha has starred in this adult movie too, which deals with the concept of prostitution. The story revolves around a woman from a middle class economic background who ends up being a prostitute to earn enough money to lead a lavish life.
Mastram is the fictitious name of a writer who pens erotic tales and this movie pays tribute to this thinker who is hugely popular across the country, especially amongst lovers of erotica. The movie deals with a writer’s struggle to get his sexually explicit content published and it also shows the hypocrisy of Indian society, especially with regard to sexuality.
- Miss Lovely
This one belongs to the camp of Anurag Kashyap, a man who has been a crusader of experimental movies. Directed by Ashim Ahluwalia, this movie deals with the C-grade industry and the compromises female actors starring in these movies have to make for a few minutes of fame. The movie also stars the acclaimed actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui.
- Satyam Shivam Sundaram
Undoubtedly one of the most renowned films of the 1970’s, Satyam Shivam Sundaram continues to be a gossip material even amongst members of the current generation, mainly due to its bold scenes featuring actress Zeenat Aman. Remember the sequences in the translucent white saree and the famous blouse strip?
This controversial movie dealt with the life of a catholic priest and his sexual escapades with a girl much younger than him. The movie featured many raunchy scenes which were quite explicit and drew a lot of flak from the Christian community across the country. The movie was derived from a true story of a priest from Kerala who was involved in adultery and even accused of a murder.
- Mera Naam Joker
This iconic feature film of the bygone era is considered a masterpiece by many, especially for the top notch performance of its lead actor Raj Kapoor, who essayed the role of a circus clown. However, the movie is also known for a bold scene featuring actor Rishi Kapoor, who was a young boy back then, as well as actress Simi Garewal. Rishi turns into a voyeur who can’t help but feast his eyes upon Garewal who strips for a bath at the river.
This sensuous movie starred the famous Poonam Pandey who has often claimed that she is ready to shed her clothes at the drop of a hat. Now that the movie already is an adult flick and it stars this siren, do we need to say more?
- Bandit Queen
The movie’s release stirred a huge debate across the country since it was based on the life of a reformed outlaw named Phoolan Devi. The flick deals with the rise of Devi as a notorious figure in the Chambal region of Madhya Pradesh and features a disturbing rape scene. It also has another controversial scene where the actress is forced to walk naked to a well near the village to fetch water.
This is yet another Bollywood flick which is hugely inspired by the Richard Gere starrer ‘Unfaithful’. The movie set the cash registers ringing, all thanks to its sleazy content involving actors Shawar Ali and Meghna Naidu.
The movie created quite some noise at the time of its release because of its lead character, who is a high-profile sex worker. The movie helped Neha Dhupia, its protagonist grab quite a few Bollywood projects. The movie was released with an ‘A’ certificate across India and became quite a rage amongst the younger generation.
This Bollywood adaptation of the famous tale of a jungle boy and a damsel in distress is still known for the hot scenes involving actress Kimi Katkar. The actress hogged the limelight for exposing a bit more than what was expected by the Indian audiences in this flick.
The movie became a huge hit at the time of its release, mainly due to its steamy scenes and cemented the careers of actors John Abraham and Bipasha Basu in Bollywood. The sizzling chemistry between this former real life couple is something to watch out for.