There are numerous films made on various subjects, but it is hard to find movies that shed light on sex education. Due to the fact that everything related to sex is still an incredibly taboo subject. Since the matter is still mildly controversial, very few filmmakers prefer to make movies about it. But recently, some excellent Hindi movies have been released and have become popular because of their unique storylines. Sure, movies are not the best source to rely on for that kind of education, but they can serve as a springboard to spread more awareness among people. Here are 6 such movies on sex education that you must not miss.
1. Janhit Mein Jaari
A light-hearted film that highlights the importance of condoms and safe sex. It revolves around the life of Manokamna Tripathi, who works as a sales lady for a condom company. She marries into a conservative household that finds her choice of profession shameful. This creates a lot of friction in her relationships with the family. At first, she agrees and switches her job but later realizes the social stigmas surrounding contraceptives and how it affects women. Eventually, she moves ahead with her goal to promote awareness about condoms.
2. Shubh Mangal Saavdhan
Recently, Bollywood has surprised us with a slew of Hindi movies with unusual plots. This film addresses the issue of erectile dysfunction while also conveying stereotypes of masculinity and societal hypocrisy in a humorous manner. Shubh Mangal Saavdhan is also a story about love and romance and what it means to be a man. The film is thoroughly enjoyable and portrays a taboo subject in an entertaining manner.
Chhatriwali is one of the most recent movies on this list. It intends to send a strong social message about the importance of male contraception and safe sex. Rakul Preet Singh and Sumeet Vyas play pivotal roles in the film. Despite the fact that the film deals with a sensitive subject, it does so in an innovative and entertaining manner. Such films are a simple way to get the message out to the public and break down the social stigmas associated with safe sex. The film will be available to stream on January 20 on the ZEE5 app.
4. Vicky Donor
You get comedy, drama, and romance, all in one film. Vicky Donor, starring Ayushmann Khurrana and Yami Gautam, has a fantastic storyline. It tells the story of a man who becomes the biggest sperm donor at an infertility clinic. However, he hides this information from his family and even his wife. Soon after, the truth is revealed, and his relationship suffers as his wife struggles to understand her husband’s past as a sperm donor.
5. Made In China
Made in China revolves around the story of Raghu played by actor Rajkummar Rao. He’s a man with an entrepreneurial spirit who gets into the business of selling Tiger soup which is the Chinese equivalent of Viagra. Soon his business takes off and becomes very popular in the country. However, a sudden turn of events changes the course of things. Raghu has to face the consequences and tell the truth behind the Tiger Soup.
6. Khandaani Shafakhana
This comedy-drama has a funny plot that you’ll enjoy watching. It revolves around Baby, a middle-class Punjabi girl who gets stuck in a rut to be able to inherit her uncle’s property. His will states Baby as the sole heir of his property, but she has to run a fertility clinic for six months or she will lose everything. Baby agrees to this condition but faces many obstacles as people are still conservative towards women.