6 Adil Hussain Movies From Last Year You Shouldn’t Miss

It may have taken the world a few years to realize it, but there is no denying the fact that Adil Hussain is one of the most prolific actors we have. He is one of those versatile actors who is now reckoned to be one of the powerful performers in Indian cinema.

Here are 6 movies you should watch that released in 2018

1. Tigers

Tigers is a story of a pharmaceutical salesman in Pakistan who lands a new job working for an international corporation. Later he discovers that his company’s baby formula has killed hundreds of children, after that he begins a lone and dangerous battle against the company. Although this film was made in 2014, for various reasons, the release got delayed and after 4 years this film released on zee5 digital platform.

2. Love Sonia

Directed by Tabrez Noorani and produced by David Womark, Love Sonia features newcomer Mrunal Thakur as the title character along with Adilm Hussain, Riya Sisodiya, Freida Pinto, Demi Moore, Manoj Bajpayee, Richa Chadda, Anupam Kher, Rajkummar Rao, and Sai Tamhankar.

Adil Hussain plays the character of Sonia’s father in this film. This film is about the horrors of sex trafficking is unlikely to be an easy watch, but in Love Sonia one scene more than others left the audience especially rattled.

3. What People Will Say

What people will say is a Norwegian film directed by Iram Haq. Its the story of Nisha is a bright and beautiful teenager, as much the ideal assimilated daughter of Norway as she is the ideal daughter of her Pakistani immigrant parents. At home, she speaks Urdu and diligently maintains her grades so that she might one day become a doctor. But at school, she is indistinguishable from her Norwegian friends who wear makeup, sneak out of their homes at night and lust after boys while dancing to techno music.

Adil Hussain plays the role of Nisha’s father Mirza.

4. Maj Rati Keteki


Santwana Bardoloi’s captivating film, Maj Rati Keteki, one of a rich haul of Assamese films from the past year.

Its the story of Priyendu Hazarika, a renowned writer, returns to the town from where he started his career. He fondly recollects his past and the lost loved ones.

Read: Maj Rati Keteki Review

5. Bioscopewala

Film Bioscopewala is based on Rabindranath Tagore’s classic short story which is perfectly adapted for the screen.

This is a movie, quite different from general run-of- the-mill Bollywood. The film explores different hues of a father daughter relationship at many levels, and also extends it’s boundaries to express the beauty of humanity in the present troubling times. Nostalgia is a running theme in the background while it finally culminates as an ode to cinema as a form of expression.

6. Maati

Maati a the story of two people, two Nations. A story in search of roots, that goes beyond borders! A touching story of partition and the deep rooted pain. The lead roles are played by Paoli and Adil Hussain.

Maati is the story of Meghla, who learns the truth regarding the death of her grandmother who was killed in her ancestral home. Years later, she travels to Bangladesh and deals with the killer’s family who now occupies the house.

Apart from these, in 2019 Adil Hussain will be seen on Bombairiya, a black comedy crime drama film directed by Pia Sukanya. This film will be added on Netflix in March. The film also stars Radhika Apte, Siddhanth Kapoor, Akshay Oberoi and Ravi Kishan.

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Meghranani is a SIBM graduate working as community manager in Network18 Media. She is a staff writer of Magical Assam. She is fond of watching movies and playing guitar. She spends too much time browsing internet specially scrolling Tumblr.