Many filmmakers came up with intense stories and there are few of them along with the top stars who created a drug sensation on the silver screen. The moment one thinks of drugs on screen, people remember the Bollywood film Sanju. The film starring Ranbir Kapoor is a biopic on Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt. It highlighted how celebrity kids get attracted to drugs.
Bollywood film Udta Punjab came up with a realistic take on how drugs danda, political connection is happening in Punjab. Shahid Kapoor acted as a singer who got addicted to drugs. He also starred in Kabir Singh; a remake of Telugu hit Arjun Reddy featuring Vijay Deverakonda. Even in Surya S/O Krishnan, there were references to how the hero got addicted to drugs.
Regina Cassandra acted as a drug addict in Awe. The film highlighted the various thought processes and psychological situations of a person. Mathu Vadalara highlighted how people produce drugs in houses. It also highlighted how drugs are exported to other countries. In Veedokkade, it was shown how drugs are exported to other countries.
Bollywood films Fashion, Heroine also touched upon usage of drugs in the industry. The other films which touched drugs and its impact on screen included Page 3, Dev D, Shaitan, Go Goa Gone in Bollywood and films like Bham Bholenath in Tollywood.