February 7, 2024Republic Entertainment Desk

Darlings, AndhaDhun, Ghanchakkar: When Bollywood Experimented With Dark Comedy

7 Khoon Maaf is a 2011 revolves around Susanna Anna-Marie Johannes, an Anglo-Indian woman who kills six of her seven husbands while searching for love. The film stars Priyanka Chopra, Neil Nitin.

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Dev.D is a 2009 romantic drama film is a modern-day take on Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay's classic Bengali novel Devdas. The film was written and directed by Anurag Kashyap and stars Abhay Deol, Mahi.

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Andhadhun is a 2018 crime thriller black comedy that stars Ayushmann Khurrana, Tabu, and Sriram Raghavan, who also co-wrote and directed the film.

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Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar is a 2021 Indian black comedy drama that stars Arjun Kapoor and Parineeti Chopra in the lead roles. Dibakar Banerjee directed and produced the movie.

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Ghanchakkar is a 2013 heist black comedy-drama film that stars Emraan Hashmi and Vidya Balan, and was directed by Raj Kumar Gupta. The movie is about three friends who rob a bank.

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Blackmail is a 2018 black comedy film is about Dev, who discovers that his wife is cheating on him with Ranjit. The film stars Irrfan Khan and Kirti Kulhari, and was directed by Abhinay Deol.

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Darlings is a 2022 dark comedy film that premiered on Netflix about a social dramedy that explores the complexities of domestic violence, emotional manipulation. The film stars Alia Bhatt and Shefali.

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