Anxiety has become a part and parcel of 21st century life. Most of us are juggling numerous things simultaneously. From our careers to our relationships, along with these we also have to cope up with the everyday stress that life throws at us. We are constantly striving to keep up with the ever-changing world. 

This can be very overwhelming and it can totally bog down our spirits. Well, if you also find yourself caught up in anxiety every now and then, here’s what you need to do. Take time to unwind and relax. HerZindagi brings to you 5 movies to watch when you wish to keep your anxiety at bay.

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Dear Zindagi

This film literally has every movie buff’s heart. Taking the route less treaded, director Gauri Shinde chose to tell a tale unique to the Indian audience. In the movie, Alia Bhatt plays the character of Kaira who happens to be a cinematographer. Her anxiety and bad relationship draws her to the psychologist Dr Jehangir. The story is about how Kaira from being an impulsive and tetchy individual transforms into a confident and assertive one. She embarks on a journey of learning the ways of life with her psychologist Dr Jehangir. The role of Dr. Jehangir is excellently played by none other than Shah Rukh Khan.

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3 Idiots 

Aamir Khan is a perfectionist and not for nothing. Whichever movies he chooses to act on more often than not are pure gold. Directed by Rajkumar Hirani, the movie 3 Idiots is something which can very easily be placed in the list of iconic movies. The movie is out and out heartwarming. If you consider yourselves the sentimental kind, be sure to keep some tissues handy while you are watching the movie.  

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Chhichhore

This is certainly one of Sushant Singh Rajput’s most popular movies. The movie has some really great songs and the plot of the movie is very much contemporary. Each and every youngster can probably relate to the movie. The stress and pressure you have to go through as a student is the running theme of the movie. It is a movie that is sure to engender a mixture of emotions in you. You will laugh, you will cry and you will also feel nostalgic about your college days. 

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Tamasha

When Imtiaz Ali makes a movie, you can expect it to be out of the ordinary. Yes, Tamasha is one movie you must certainly watch. In the film, the protagonist Ved has become almost like a split personality. His one personality is where he conforms to the rules of the society and the other one where he wants to completely break free from the norms established by the society. This is one of the must watch movies for those who want to watch something other than typical Bollywood romance.

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Dil Dhadakne Do

Directed by Zoya Akhtar, Dil Dhadakne Do is a comedy-drama movie which managed to touch each and every heart. The good part about this movie is that we got to see some of the finest actors on-screen together. To see Priyanka Chopra and Ranveer Singh as a brother and sister duo is something to cherish about this movie. It should come as no surprise to anyone that the movie won the hearts of audiences and critics alike. This movie is sure to uplift and bring you at ease even in times when you feel exceptionally anxious. 

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