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5 Inspiring Bollywood Movies you must watch before your interview

5 Inspiring Bollywood Movies you must watch before your interview

While preparing for a job interview, we think about the things we want to say about the company, the role, our qualifications, and the like. But we rarely give any thought to some other common questions that get asked in HR interviews. HR interviews are typically broader in scope than technical interviews and attempt to get to know you as a person. The answers that you give to some of these interview questions can go a long way in getting you that job!

One such question that the HR personnel are likely to ask you is “Which is your favourite movie?”

Over the last few years, Bollywood has pleasantly surprised us with a host of inspirational movies that offer some great life lessons. Here is a list of some exceptionally motivational movies that you must watch before your interview:

Related: 6 Important Things to Remember Before Your Interview

  1. Bajrangi Bhaijaan (2015):

    The key to success is surprisingly simple: Don’t give up!

Bajrangi Bahijaan – Don’t give up Source – intoday.in

 

Bajrangi Bhaijaan is the story of an honest and compassionate man who takes it upon himself to help a child find her home in Pakistan. The odds are all against him, but he perseveres until he reaches his destination. It takes only the determination and nobility of one man to dissolve the strict boundary between India and Pakistan.

 

  1. Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (2013):

    If you dream big and work hard, you can achieve just about anything.

Bhaag Milkha Bhaag - Dream big and work hard, you can achieve just about anything Source – Wikipedia

 

A biopic on the life of the great athlete Milkha Singh, the film convinces us that a person can overcome the limitations of his circumstances to reach great milestones in life. Instead of letting his circumstances weaken him, Milkha Singh resolves to rise above them. With tireless training and boundless aspiration, he becomes one of the most renowned athletes in the world.

 

  1. Rocket Singh – Salesman of the Year (2009):

    You can never be truly successful if you’re not honest.

Rocket Singh – Salesman of the Year - You can never be truly successful if you’re not honest Source – www.yashrajfilms.com

 

This is an endearing movie about a salesman who chooses the path of honesty above everything else. For him, it is a long and arduous journey in the scheming and dishonest corporate world. But in the end, it is his skill as a salesman and his commitment to the truth that allows him to rise above the rest and make a mark for himself as a maverick and an entrepreneur.

 

  1. 3 Idiots (2009):

    Follow your heart, not the norm.

3 Idiots - Follow your heart, not the norm Source – www.glamsham.com

 

Received with a lot of love not only at the box office but also from the critics, 3 Idiots is the story of three college students and their dreams. Society expects you to conform, but, ultimately, both happiness and success lie in following your dreams. To be happy, you must do what you love to do, and to be successful, you must do what you’re good at.

 

  1. Chak De! India (2007):

    If your intentions are good and you’re determined to make a point, the world will notice you.

Chak De! India – If your intentions are good and you’re determined to make a point, the world will notice you Source – www.yashrajfilms.com

 

A hockey player, the victim of racial prejudice, is here to tell the world that he has been wronged. The only chance he is given is to coach the national women’s team, of which people have no expectations. But his love for the sport and the determination to avenge the humiliation prevails. The team wins the World Cup and he emerges not only as a virtuous man but also as the real winner.

 

Honesty, Sincerity, Perseverance, Dedication and Aspiration are ultimately the five timeless ingredients that go into the recipe for success. These films can inspire us to work towards our goals, no matter how hard the journey may seem at first.

If any of these films inspires you and helps you shape your career goals, it may be worth discussing in your interview!

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