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World Aids Day 2021: Bollywood movies that raised HIV/Aids awareness

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World AIDS Day is observed across the world on December 1 every year to spread awareness about AIDS. Unfortunately, it is a serious disease and there is no cure for AIDS, which is caused by human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection.

One can remove its taboo only by making people aware about its adverse effects. At the same time, Bollywood plays an important role in conveying a strong message to the public about this deadly disease. We have seen several movies on AIDS over the years. Though many of them were left unnoticed at the box office but still many of them managed to create a buzz.

Let’s take a look at the Bollywood movies that raised HIV/Aids awareness:

World Aids Day 2021: Bollywood movies that raised HIV/Aids awareness

Phir Milenge (2004)

‘Phir Milenge’ starred Salman Khan, Shilpa Shetty and Abishekh Bachchan.

It is probably the first film that comes to our minds when we talk about AIDS. The film deals with moral issues that people find difficult to understand.

Phir Milenge Aids

My Brother…Nikhil (2005)

Starring Sanjay Suri and Juhi Chawla, the Onir-directed film deals with homosexuality and AIDS. The film narrates the story of a bright young swimmer, who finds his life falling apart after getting diagnosed with HIV. In his troubled times, he finds the support of his sister and his boyfriend.

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68 pages (2007)

Directed by Sridhar Rangayan, 68 Pages is based on true stories from the diary of an HIV worker, you see into the lives of real people, how HIV invaded their life, and the effects of that diagnosis.

68 Pages Aids

AIDS Jaago (2007)

AIDS Jaago was directed by acclaimed directors Mira Nair, Vishal Bhardwaj, Farhan Akhtar and Santosh. The film narrates four short stories – Migration, Blood Brothers, Positive and Prarambha. The movie featured Irrfan Khan, Shiney Ahuja, Sameera Reddy, Raima Sen, Ayesha Takia, and Pankaj Kapur and others.

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Nidaan (2000)

Nidaan features Sanjay Dutt, Shivaji Satam, Reema Lagoo, Sunil Barve, Nisha Bains and Mohan Joshi. The Mahesh Manjrekar-directed movie narrates the story of a teenager who contracts AIDS during a blood transfusion. Interestingly, the Indian government had declared the film tax free.

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Nandini Mukherji
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Working as a Sub-Editor at The Vocal News, Nandini Mukherji has a passion for art, literature and cinema. She has been writing on Entertainment and Lifestyle beat for a long time now. She has completed English (Hons) with minor degree in Journalism from Delhi University.
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