In this article, we will know about the most underappreciated films of 2022. These films in our opinion deserved more appreciation from the audience. The 10 films listed below all deserve a bit more attention and are well worth checking out for streaming if you missed them in theatres.
Written and directed by Raj Singh Chaudhary, Thar is a 2022 Indian Hindi-language neo-Western action thriller film produced by Anil Kapoor and Harshvardhan Kapoor. Starring Anil Kapoor, Harshvarrdhan Kapoor, Fatima Sana Sheikh, Satish Kaushik, and Jitendra Joshi in important roles, Thar is streaming and available on Netflix.
Bhoothakaalam is a 2022 Indian Malayalam-language horror film written and directed by Rahul Sadasivan, starring Shane Nigam and Revathy. The film is presented by Anwar Rasheed and produced by Plan T Films in collaboration with Shane Nigam Films.
8. A Thursday
Behzad Khambata wrote and directed the 2022 Indian Hindi-language thriller film A Thursday. The film was produced by RSVP Movies and stars Yami Gautam, Atul Kulkarni, Neha Dhupia, Dimple Kapadia, and Karanvir Sharma. The film premiered on Disney+ Hotstar on February 17, 2022.
7. Badhaai Do
Badhaai Do is a 2022 Indian Hindi comedy-drama film directed by Harshavardhan Kulkarni and written by Suman Adhikary and Akshat Ghildial. Junglee Pictures produced the film, which stars Rajkummar Rao and Bhumi Pednekar as a couple in a lavender marriage.
Salute is a 2022 Indian Malayalam-language crime thriller film directed by Rosshan Andrrews and written by Bobby-Sanjay that stars Dulquer Salmaan as a cop. The film was produced by Dulquer Salmaan under his banner Wayfarer Films and features Aslam K. Purayil as the cinematographer, A. Sreekar Prasad as the editor, and Santhosh Narayanan as the original background composer before replaced by Jakes Bejoy.
5. Runway 34
Runway 34 is a 2022 Indian Hindi-language thriller film directed by Ajay Devgn and produced by him under the name Ajay Devgn FFilms. Ajay Devgn, Amitabh Bachchan, and Rakul Preet Singh appear in the film, which also stars Boman Irani, Angira Dhar, Abhinay Raj Singh, and Aakanksha Singh.
Jhund is a 2022 Indian Hindi-language biographical sports film based on the life of NGO Slum Soccer founder Vijay Barse. It is produced by T-Series, Tandav Films Entertainment Pvt.Ltd, and Aatpat Films’ Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar, Sandip Singh, Raaj Hiremath, Savita Hiremath, Nagraj Manjule, Gargee Kulkarni, and Meenu Arora. Filming began in Nagpur in December 2018. Nagraj Manjule wrote and directed Abhinay Raj Singh, which stars Amitabh Bachchan, Akash Thosar, Rinku Rajguru, and Ankush Gedam.
3. Toolsidas Junior
Mridul Mahendra’s Toolsidas Junior is a 2022 Indian Hindi-language sports drama film. Under the banners of Ashutosh Gowariker Productions and T-Series Films, Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar, Ashutosh Gowariker, and Sunita Gowariker produce the film. Sanjay Dutt, Rajiv Kapoor, Dalip Tahil, and Varun Buddhadev appear in the film. On May 21, 2022, it streamed on Sony Max. After his death in February 2021, Rajiv Kapoor makes his final and posthumous appearance in the film.
Dasvi is a 2022 Indian Hindi-language social comedy film directed by Tushar Jalota and produced by Dinesh Vijan’s Maddock Films in collaboration with Jio Studios, as well as Shobhna Yadav and Sandeep Leyzell’s Bake My Cake Films. Abhishek Bachchan, Yami Gautam, and Nimrat Kaur star. Bachchan plays an uneducated politician, and Gautam plays an IPS officer. On April 7, 2022, the film will be released on Netflix and JioCinema. Dr. Kumar Vishwas, a well-known poet, and politician served as a script and dialogue consultant.
1. Attack: Part 1
Attack: Part 1 is a 2022 Indian Hindi-language science fiction action film directed by Lakshya Raj Anand, who also co-wrote the script with Sumit Batheja and Vishal Kapoor, based on a story by John Abraham, who also stars in the film alongside Jacqueline Fernandez and Rakul Preet Singh, with Prakash Raj and Ratna Pathak Shah in supporting roles.
The film Attack was released in theatres on April 1, 2022. Critics gave the film mixed reviews, praising the action sequences while criticizing the screenplay, and it ultimately bombed at the box office.