Indian movies have been a part of the culture. Movies are made mainly for entertainment purposes, but some movies leave a deep impression on you. There are a lot of inspiring movies if one considers cinematic contributions across the nation. These movies promote entrepreneurship and start-up culture and teach lessons about business. As an entrepreneur, you are bound to look at things from a different perspective and it includes cinema as well.
From amazing leadership in the toughest situations to standing upright and taking criticism in their stride, we have listed some of the best Bollywood movies that you must watch.
Swades, made under the direction of Ashutosh Gowariker revolves around the issues that development throws up at the grassroots level. The story shows a man who is working in Nasa as a project manager comes back to his village to find his grandmother and was contrasting the development of NASA & his village.
Shahrukh Khan was in the leading role and the movie has one tag line we the people who gave the strong message which lies within the people and solved the issues which are quite common in villages.
Directed by Mani Ratnam, Gurun came in 2007; it is based on the life of Dhirubhai Ambani. Abhishek Bachchan was on in the leading role, he played the role of Gurukant Desai, an ambitious boy from middle-class. He married the daughter of a rich Businessman, uses the money he gets as a dowry to set up the cloth factory in Mumbai.
The film perfectly presents a person's desire for ambition and success. As an entrepreneur, Guru is cunning, manipulative but at the same time inspires everyone to achieve their dreams. While this film does not teach us about business ethics, it does teach us to be persevering, ambitious and committed.
Rocket Singh (2009)
"Business number Nahi, business log hai, sirf log!" the famous dialogue of Rocket Singh explains everything about the business. It is a must-watch movie for every entrepreneur, presenting the story of a guy who surprises the entire world with his genius.
From work ethics, teamwork, to losing everything you've built in a moment, perseverance and the ability to start once again from scratch, this movie is a treasured journey of an entrepreneur. It is the best guide for raising entrepreneurs to start their ventures.
3 Idiots (2009)
A comedy-drama film, 3 Idiots that broke all box office records in the year it was released, shows the story of 3 college friends with a varying outlook on education. It carries an amazing combination of motivation, comedy, emotions, and love. It amazingly broke the old mentality of people and said that to get success in life, formal degrees and certificates are not compulsory. And, they cannot be the testament to one's knowledge. 3 Idiots also encourage people to think beyond established norms to live a fulfilling life.
Band Baaja Baraat (2010)
Released in the year 2010, Band Baaja Baaraat revolves around the two fresh college graduates (Ranveer Singh and Anushka Sharma), who team up to start a wedding planning business However, the movie is more of a love story and they strive and delusions a start-up faces and they are shown magnificently in the story.
The movie excellently presents that the entrepreneurs should know about their personal and professional life and addresses the value of passion which is more significant rather than qualification and moreover, it guides us to be the team player. It also throws light on customer needs, business principles, dreaming big and not worrying much about the competition and treating the vendors as their partner.