1. Lootera

This Indian period romance film is directed by Vikramaditya Motwane and partly based on author O. Henry’s 1907 short story The Last Leaf. This film is set in the 1950’s Bengal. Lootera recreates the old world charm complete with vintage cars, clean and structured saree prints. The film stars Ranveer Singh and Sonakshi Sinha in lead roles.

2. Bombay Velvet

This period crime drama film is directed and co-produced by Anurag Kashyap, based on historian Gyan Prakash’s book Mumbai Fables. This film stars Ranbir Kapoor and Anuksha Sharma in the lead roles and is set to recreate the Mumbai of the 1950s and 60s.

3. Bhaag Milkha Bhaag

This Indian biographical sports drama film was directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra and written by Prasoon Joshi. The story is based on the life of Milkha Singh (born in 1935), an Indian athlete who was a national champion runner and an Olympian. It stars Farhan Akhtar in the lead role.

4. Gunday

This action thriller film is written and directed by Ali Abbas Zafar and produced by Aditya Chopra. The film features Ranveer Singh, Arjun Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra and Irrfan Khan in the lead roles. Set in 1971–1988 Calcutta, Gunday is a story about two best friends and outlaws, who fall in love with a cabaret dancer, which causes rivalry and misunderstandings between them.

5. Dum Laga Ke Haisha

This film was written and directed by Sharat Katariya starring Ayushmann Khurana and Bhumi Pednekar in the lead roles. This film is set in the 90s’ when Kumar Sanu’s songs were an anthem for couples in love, this romantic drama convincingly rejuvenated the retro era which many of us miss.