Fantasy movies have their own big audience that loves to get lost in the wildness of fantasies. This is the reason that Bollywood filmmakers often come up with an idea to create the whole imaginary world for the audience in order to give them a great experience.
What do you understand of fantasy? Fantasy is not just the fantasy world, but also the situation that is not possible. This way, there are many fantasy films in Bollywood.
However, we picked 12 best fantasy films of Bollywood that you can enjoy.
1. Jajantaram Mamantaram
Jajantaram Manantaram is loosely based on the famous Gulliver’s Travel. In the movie, Javed Jaffery finds his way to an island after he is shipwrecked in the sea.
On the island, he realizes he is a giant for the inhabitants of the island, who think of him as their savior and rescue them from the demon. This is an attempt to create a good fantasy movie for children.
Paheli brings an unusual love story of a ghost and a newly-wed woman. As the story progresses, the ghost falls in love with the woman and takes on the appearance of her husband to be close to her.
Shah Rukh Khan as a ghost in the movie created a huge appeal among the masses.
3 Ali Baba Aur 40 Chor
In the action-adventure movie Ali Baba Aur 40 Chor, Dharmendra played the title character of Ali Baba. The movie shows the whole fantasy world where Villager Alibaba finds a magic cave that belongs to dacoits (40 thieves). Alibaba steals their fortune and they plot a way to get it back.
Phillauri explores the love story of a ghost. The story revolves around a young man who was born under an unlucky star. He got married to a tree first to ward off bad luck before marrying his fiancee.
However, he is astounded when a ghost starts following him, claiming him her husband.
Tumbbad movie has been appreciated by fans as well as critics for its gripping story. This Indian origin story explores the myths of Hindu gods and the human greed for the treasure and wealth.
The story explores the fantasy world of a place that was cursed of Monsoon and Hastar the god who was never worshipped.
6. Jaani Dushman: Ek Anokhi Kahani
The multi starrer Jaani Dushman has too many things other than the long list of big Bollywood names. The story has the love story of shape-shifting snakes, then ghosts, and epic revenge.
The movie is very entertaining to watch especially with its song sequences and dialogues.
Another epic story about the ghost companionship is Bhootnath. The story follows Aditya and Anjali who move into a new house, the Nath Villa, along with their son, Banku.
Later, Banku meets an unfriendly ghost in his home and befriends him.
8. Hatim tai
The story of Hatim has been told many times to the Indian audience. However, the movie version of the story with Jitendra playing the lead is too fascinating to watch.
The story revolves around Hatimtai and his quest of 7 answers that will help the stone-turned angel to get normal again.
Salman Khan and Amrita Singh starrer Suryavanshi tell the story of a princess who falls for the warrior prince. After the rejection, she became a ghost and haunted the castle for hundreds of years until the warrior prince reincarnated.
You must have watched Taqdeerwala starring Daggubti Venkatesh. The movie is comical with Kadar Khan and Asrani playing the character of Yamraj and Chitragupt.
The story shows the havoc when a book on destiny gets misplaced, and Yamraj and Chitragupt come to Earth to look for it. They find it in the hands of a man unwilling to part with it.
Probably one of the few movies where Riteish Deshmukh played the solo lead character. However, the movie cast Amitabh Bachchan as a genie and Sanjay Dutt as the main villain.
The movie is a live-action story of Arabian Nights where a genie has to fulfill 3 wishes of his master to get free. The movies make you go to a fantasy world of Aladdin with its visuals.
12. Aabra ka Dabra
Taking inspiration from Harry Potter, there’s a movie ‘Aabra Ka Dabra’ that shows the school of magician and witchcraft. In the movie, a boy tries to solve the mystery of his father’s death who is a great magician.
The story and scenes are very similar to the Harry Potter series.
And finally, the superhero classic Ajooba where Amitabh Bachchan played the character of superhero mask man Ajooba. In the movie, all people lived in some magical place where they had some syrup to change their body size.
Apart from this, they deal with magical powers, and not to talk about the dolphin mother.
This is the list of Bollywood films where makers try to give you a story from some different fantasy world. What are the other movies that should be on this list? Comment down what your opinion about the article is.