7 Bollywood Movies That Were Way Ahead Of Their Times!

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Mirch Masala: This cult movie was released in 1987 and dealt with the issue of dignity of village women, with a lot of maturity and substance. Sadly, the fact that women have to unite and fight for themselves, still holds true. IMDb: 7.8 Mirch Masala: This cult movie was released in 1987 and dealt with the issue of dignity of village women, with a lot of maturity and substance. Sadly, the fact that women have to unite and fight for themselves, still holds true. IMDb: 7.8

Mirch Masala: This cult movie was released in 1987 and dealt with the issue of dignity of village women, with a lot of maturity and substance. Sadly, the fact that women have to unite and fight for themselves, still holds true. IMDb: 7.8

Lamhe: This movie released in 1991 dared to show an unconventional love story and establish the fact that love is not bound by age compatibility. IMDb: 7.4 Lamhe: This movie released in 1991 dared to show an unconventional love story and establish the fact that love is not bound by age compatibility. IMDb: 7.4

Lamhe: This movie released in 1991 dared to show an unconventional love story and establish the fact that love is not bound by age compatibility. IMDb: 7.4

Abhimaan: This masterpiece released in 1973 dared to touch the topic of a wife being more successful than her husband and the ego clashes involved. IMDb: 8 Abhimaan: This masterpiece released in 1973 dared to touch the topic of a wife being more successful than her husband and the ego clashes involved. IMDb: 8

Abhimaan: This masterpiece released in 1973 dared to touch the topic of a wife being more successful than her husband and the ego clashes involved. IMDb: 8

Ghar: This movie released in 1987 touched a topic that is unfortunately still plaguing the society. The movie was about a rape case that destroyed a couple's dreams and how the husband supported his wife and rebuild their dreams. IMDb: 7.1 Ghar: This movie released in 1987 touched a topic that is unfortunately still plaguing the society. The movie was about a rape case that destroyed a couple's dreams and how the husband supported his wife and rebuild their dreams. IMDb: 7.1

Ghar: This movie released in 1987 touched a topic that is unfortunately still plaguing the society. The movie was about a rape case that destroyed a couple's dreams and how the husband supported his wife and rebuild their dreams. IMDb: 7.1

Guide: This classic released in 1965 portrayed a woman as not just a secondary category to men but a person with her own talent, dreams and achievements. The story is about how a woman breaks free from marriage to build her own life. IMDb: 8.5 Guide: This classic released in 1965 portrayed a woman as not just a secondary category to men but a person with her own talent, dreams and achievements. The story is about how a woman breaks free from marriage to build her own life. IMDb: 8.5

Guide: This classic released in 1965 portrayed a woman as not just a secondary category to men but a person with her own talent, dreams and achievements. The story is about how a woman breaks free from marriage to build her own life. IMDb: 8.5

Arth: This cult movie released in 1982 was a bold reflection of the fact that a woman can chose her dignity over choosing to save her marriage. IMDb: 8.1 Arth: This cult movie released in 1982 was a bold reflection of the fact that a woman can chose her dignity over choosing to save her marriage. IMDb: 8.1

Arth: This cult movie released in 1982 was a bold reflection of the fact that a woman can chose her dignity over choosing to save her marriage. IMDb: 8.1

Mother India: How can this 1957 masterpiece not be included in the list. This movie was the ultimate portrayal of a strong woman who murders her son to fight for another woman's dignity and safety. IMDb: 8.1 Mother India: How can this 1957 masterpiece not be included in the list. This movie was the ultimate portrayal of a strong woman who murders her son to fight for another woman's dignity and safety. IMDb: 8.1

Mother India: How can this 1957 masterpiece not be included in the list. This movie was the ultimate portrayal of a strong woman who murders her son to fight for another woman's dignity and safety. IMDb: 8.1

Bollywood movies have time and again surprised us with unique stories that stayed with us for long. Bollywood has raised the right questions through movies and sadly, the society still does not have the answer for some of those questions. Here are some stories that differed and refused to cater to the era these were released in. 
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