5 Bollywood films on drug abuse 

  1. Dev.D 

The film is set in contemporary Punjab and Delhi, where familial ties are negotiated by the traditions of patriarchy and marriages are reduced to a game of power and “honour”. The film is written and directed by Anurag Kashyap. It stars Abhay Deol, Mahie Gill, Kalki Koechlin in the lead roles.

2. Dum Maaro Dum 

The film is set in Goa where ACP Vishnu is sent on a mission to investigate and clean the drug problems. During his investigation, he uncovers a huge racket and discovers the involvement of various politicians. It stars  Abhishek Bachchan, Rana Daggubati, Bipasha Basu, Prateik Babbar and Aditya Pancholi. Deepika Padukone is in a special appearance.

3. Shaitan 

The film shows five substance-abusing friends who decide to fake a kidnapping in order to bribe a police constable for covering-up a hit-and-run accident. The film stars  Rajeev Khandelwal, Kalki Koechlin, Gulshan Devaiya, Shiv Pandit, Neil Bhoopalam, Kirti Kulhari, Rajit Kapoor, Pawan Malhotra and Rajkummar Rao.

4. Haré Rama Haré Krishna 

The movie dealt with the decadence of the Hippie culture. It aimed to have an anti-drug message and also depicts problems associated with divorce. The film stars Dev Anand, Zeenat Aman, Mumtaz. The film was ghost produced by Qalim Ahmad Khan who was a prominent hippie of Goa.

5. Fashion 

The film follows a life of a supermodel Meghna Mathur and her transformation from small-town girl to supermodel, the Indian fashion industry and the careers of several other models. Fashion also explores feminism and female power in Indian fashion. The film also stars Kangana Ranaut, Mugdha Godse, Arjan Bajwa and Arbaaz Khan.