Ghajini

This is a romantic thriller film, written and directed by A. R. Murugadoss, with a climax co-written by Aamir Khan. It stars Aamir Khan and Asin in lead roles. Aamir Khan’s character, Sanjay Singhania, suffers from anterograde amnesia, which is characterised by an inability to form new memories after the event that caused amnesia, leading to a partial or complete inability to recall the recent past.

Koi… Mil Gaya

This film is directed by Rakesh Roshan, starring Hrithik Roshan and Preity Zinta in the lead roles with Rekha playing an important supporting role. The movie revolved around a boy coping with mental retardation and coming in contact with an alien. This film received the National Film Award for Best Film on Other Social Issues and was screened at the Jerusalem Film Festival and the NatFilm Festival in Denmark.

Bhool Bhulaiyaa

Bhool Bhulaiyaa is a horror-comedy that addressed Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID). The film was directed by Priyadarshan and stars Akshay Kumar, Vidya Balan and Shiney Ahuja in lead roles. Dissociative Identity Disorder is a mental disorder wherein a person assumes and acts upon two or more differing identities, often blurring their real identity.

Dear Zindagi

This film is written and directed by Gauri Shinde featuring Alia Bhatt in the lead role, with Shah Rukh Khan, Kunal Kapoor and Ali Zafar in supporting roles. The film portrays mental illness as any other physical ailment and conveys that your mind needs a boost every now and then, and one should not be distress to seek help in fear of being judged.

Karthik Calling Karthik

This film is a psychological thriller written and directed by Vijay Lalwani and produced by Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani. The film stars Farhan Akhtar and Deepika Padukone in lead roles. Karthik (Farhan Akhtar), suffers from what seems like a mixture of schizophrenia and Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID). Karthik is shown to have a dominating alter ego that asserts and advises him on how to live.

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