Asian indian movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant asian indian movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out touching, realistic, feel good, serious, melancholic and interesting films and TV shows about / with asian indian, family relations, husband wife relationship, friendship, love, culture clash, mother daughter relationship, storytelling, death and destiny plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in India, UK, USA and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as asian indian: Taj (2011), Ek Tha Tiger (2012), The Man Who Knew Infinity (2015), Praying with Anger (1992), Dance of the Wind (1997), Bandit Queen (1994), Viceroy's House (2017), PK (2014), Slumdog Millionaire (2008), I Origins (2014).

List of asian indian movies

Taj (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A charismatic, self-absorbed Indian writer, who discovers he may not have long to live, tries to mend a neglected relationship with his young daughter from a broken previous marriage, while his life slowly falls apart around him. When they discover ...
Style: sincere, psychological, unusual plot structure, sentimental, contemplative
Plot: father daughter relationship, family relations, writers, education, compromise, asian indian, love, selflessness, obsession, cocaine, lego, studying ...
Place: india, taj mahal
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Ek Tha Tiger (2012)
Genre: Action, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 132 min.
Story: RAW agent Tiger is on a mission to retrieve information from a scientist in Dublin. The plot centers on an Indian spy (RAW) code-named Tiger who falls in love with a Pakistani spy (ISI) during an investigation and how Tiger's ideology and ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, sentimental, realistic
Plot: secret agents, tough heroes, secret agent, spy, bollywood, fall in love, on the run, dishonesty, undercover, government agency, weapon system, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, asia, india, pakistan, istanbul turkey ...
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The Man Who Knew Infinity (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA, Singapore, Hong Kong, United Arab Emirates, India
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Growing up poor in Madras, India, Srinivasa Ramanujan Iyengar earns admittance to Cambridge University during WWI, where he becomes a pioneer in mathematical theories with the guidance of his professor, G.H. Hardy.
Style: philosophical, intellectual, clever, based on true events, educational film ...
Plot: genius, mathematics, mathematician, imagination, scientist, husband wife relationship, indian lead, university, doctor, science, self discovery, chosen one ...
Time: 1910s, post world war one, year 1976, pre world war one, year 1914 ...
Place: england, india, bombay india
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Praying with Anger (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An alienated, Americanized teenager of East Indian heritage is sent back to India where he discovers not only his roots but a lot about himself.
Plot: teenage boy, indian american, teenager, asian indian, indian lead
Place: india
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Dance of the Wind (1997)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: India
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The mother of the Indian female singer Pallavi (Kitu Gidwani) is at the end of her life. She was master and teacher for her daughter for the art of Indian singing. But she will not be able to complete her lessons. So Pallavi experiences the lack of ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, death, guru, singer, tradition, teacher student relationship, thief, concert, mausoleum, emancipation, mourning, old man ...
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Bandit Queen (1994)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Born a lower-caste girl in rural India's patriarchal society, "married" at 11, repeatedly raped and brutalized, Phooland Devi finds freedom only as an avenging warrior, the eponymous Bandit Queen. Devi becomes a kind a bloody Robin ...
Style: disturbing, rough, bleak, realistic, serious ...
Plot: gang, kidnapping, vengeance, poverty, sexism, militant, bandit, guerilla warfare, village life, crimes, rape, assassination ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 60s, 1960s, year 1981 ...
Place: india, asia
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Viceroy's House (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sweden
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In 1947, Lord Mountbatten assumes the post of last Viceroy, charged with handing India back to its people, living upstairs at the house which was the home of British rulers, whilst 500 Hindu, Muslim and Sikh servants lived downstairs.
Style: disturbing, sincere, factual, captivating, touching ...
Plot: independence, democracy, palace, ceremony, servant, economics, colonialism, celebration, governor, politics, promise, school ...
Time: 1940s, year 1947, year 1945, year 1933
Place: delhi, london, new delhi, pakistan, india
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PK (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
Story: This experimental satire is a comedy of ideas about an alien in the city, who asks questions that no one has asked before. They are innocent, child-like questions, but they bring about catastrophic answers. People who are set in their ways for ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, thought provoking, colourful ...
Plot: benign alien, society, supernatural, fish out of water, disorder, alien, love, cause and meaning, atheism, religion, satire, justice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, belgium, new delhi
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Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, India
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Jamal Malik is an impoverished Indian teen who becomes a contestant on the Hindi version of ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?’ but, after he wins, he is suspected of cheating.
Style: uplifting, touching, realistic, motivational, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: orphan, childhood, against the odds, poverty, destiny, life is a bitch, street kid, society, street life, true love, cheating, journey ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 2000s ...
Place: india, mumbai india, asia, taj mahal
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I Origins (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: I Origins follows a molecular biologist studying the evolution of the human eye. He finds his work permeating his life after a brief encounter with an exotic young woman who slips away from him. As his research continues years later with his lab ...
Style: thought provoking, enigmatic, mind bending, atmospheric, cerebral ...
Plot: reincarnation, metaphysics, atheism, buddhism, society, eye, inventions and discoveries, elevator, track down, death, memory, science ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2009, year 1998, year 2005 ...
Place: india, usa, new york, asia, delhi
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OK Kanmani (2015)
Genre: Romance
Country: India
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Adhi and Tara are in a live-in relationship and but they are both unwilling to get married. How do they realize that marriage is just a natural progression of their relationship?
Style: captivating, sentimental, sincere, suspense, touching
Plot: open relationship, love, young couple, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, young woman, young man, husband wife relationship, hospital, living together, mother daughter relationship, alzheimer's disease, sexual relations ...
Place: india
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Indian Summers (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: Epic drama set in the summer of 1932 where India dreams of independence, but the British are clinging to power. Set against the sweeping grandeur of the Himalayas and tea plantations of Northern India, the drama tells the rich and explosive story ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, epic, atmospheric ...
Plot: class differences, racism, revolution, political unrest, culture clash, state affairs, society, rebellion, colonialism, british, empire, independence ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: india, himalaya, asia
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Gandhi (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Myanmar, USA, South Africa
Duration: 191 min.
Story: In the early years of the 20th century, Mohandas K. Gandhi, a British-trained lawyer, forsakes all worldly possessions to take up the cause of Indian independence. Faced with armed resistance from the British government, Gandhi adopts a policy of ...
Style: realistic, emotional, uplifting, serious, factual ...
Plot: human spirit, leadership, idealism, freedom, protest, muslim, religious intolerance, fighting the system, political unrest, politics, state affairs, life philosophy ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 1910s, 20th century, 1940s ...
Place: india, england, new delhi, europe, asia ...
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Sam & Me (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: 23-year-old Nikhil comes to Canada from India to find his fortune and is convinced by his uncle to work as a companion and care-giver to Sam, an elderly Jewish man. An unlikely friendship ensues, which gives both men new insight into life.
Style: inter cultural
Plot: female director, tragic event, prejudice, jewish, racism, canadian, servant, immigrants, family relations, interracial relations, tradition, uncle nephew relationship ...
Place: canada
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Garm Hava (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 146 min.
Story: In post-Partition India, a Muslim businessman and his family struggle for their rights in a country which was once their own.
Style: cult film
Plot: repeated scene, prejudice, dark hero, boy, muslim, debt, death of mother, bigotry, bank manager, false accusation, unemployment, eviction ...
Time: 1940s, year 1947
Place: india
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Life after all (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: La vie quand même (LIFE AFTER ALL) is another film in a series collectively called 'Tales from the Orphanage'. The story is simple on the surface (children coping with the sudden loss of parents), but in the hands of writer Sophie Tasma ...
Plot: coming of age, kiss, birthday, fainting, flowers, cemetery, restaurant, motor scooter, reading, trust, playing a video game, mailbox ...
Place: paris france, canada, china, london
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Wired (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Louise Evans is a single mother who works as a customer advisor for big bucks investors at a slick, pin-striped bank. On a night out with her best friend Anna (Charlie Brooks) she’s introduced to Anna’s slippery new boyfriend Phillip (Laurence ...
Plot: cheating, police, investigation, bank, cybercrime, police investigation, asian indian, suicide, mother daughter relationship, murder, death of friend, bank clerk ...
Place: london
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Sancharram (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Kiran is mortified by her growing lesbian desire for the effervescent Delilah in an idyllic Indian village where arranged marriage is the only acceptable form of coupling.
Plot: lesbian relationship, lesbian romance, lgbt, lesbian interest, lesbian, lesbianism, father daughter relationship, grandmother granddaughter relationship, classroom, love, suicidal, best friend ...
Place: india
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Badlapur (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 134 min.
Story: After his wife and son are killed, a young man finds out the man behind the murder and fights against him, along committing some big mistakes.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, car chase, haunted by the past, crimes, rivalry, crime, life turned upside down, violence spree, bollywood, loss of son, private detective, death of wife ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
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Sammy and Rosie Get Laid (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Sammy and Rosie are an unconventional middle-class London married couple. They live in the midst of inner-city chaos, surround themselves with intellectual street people, and sleep with everybody - except each other! Things become interesting when ...
Style: talky, suspense, clever, humorous, witty ...
Plot: politics, infidelity, interracial relations, culture clash, society, opposites attract, love and romance, state affairs, human nature, political corruption, social differences, couple relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, england, europe, india
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A Mighty Heart (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on Mariane Pearl's account of the terrifying and unforgettable story of her husband, Wall Street Journal reporter Danny Pearl's life and death.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, suspenseful, factual ...
Plot: murder, loss of spouse, investigation, politics, friendship, faith, kidnapping, journalism, execution, missing person, muslim, fbi ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, september 11 2001, 2000s ...
Place: pakistan, middle east, manhattan new york city, new york, los angeles ...
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Twice Upon a Yesterday (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Spain, France, UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Victor Bukowski is an out-of-work actor with problems. He's got a lousy agent, he has a habit of falling out with directors and he's still in love with his ex-girlfriend. However, Victor is about to embark on an unexpected emotional ...
Style: semi serious, offbeat, touching, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: destiny, love, time travel, actor, love and romance, romance, love affair, couple relations, hopes, couples, fall in love, ex girlfriend ...
Place: london, india
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A Little Princess (1995)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When her father enlists to fight for the British in WWI, young Sara Crewe goes to New York to attend the same boarding school her late mother attended. She soon clashes with the severe headmistress, Miss Minchin, who attempts to stifle Sara's ...
Style: touching, feel good, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: little girl, orphan, boarding school, princess, servant, reunion, fantasy life, rescue, french, private school, rich poor, presumed dead ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: new york, india, usa, london, england
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Heat and Dust (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The parallel story of Anne and her grand-aunt Olivia in their experiences in India
Style: serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: british colonial, self discovery, interracial relations, extramarital affair, couple relations, love affair, social differences, introspection, couples, love and romance, romance, society ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 80s
Place: india, asia, kashmir
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Hanuman (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Romance
Country: France, India
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Hanou est un petit macaque du Clan de la Montagne. Ce Clan domine l'antique cité indienne de Vijaynagar. Hanou vient d'être chassé par les siens. Seul face au monde des hommes, il trouve sur sa route Tom, le fils d'un archéologue ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, stylized, humorous, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: mountain, heroes, family, romance, dishonesty, heist, youth, good versus evil, animal life, danger, social misfits, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india
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Devdas (2002)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 185 min.
Story: Devdas is sent away by his father so he can improve himself but upon his return his father still doesn’t welcome him back. Devdas and Paro are in love but Paro is a lower caste and is set to be married to an older widower. Devdas is devastated ...
Style: captivating, touching, sentimental, emotional, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: unfulfilled love, love triangle, self destructing, unfulfillment, forbidden love, bollywood, love affair, love and romance, couple relations, family relations, destiny, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 1900s, 90s
Place: india, london, europe, england, asia ...
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young boy wins a tour through the most magnificent chocolate factory in the world, led by the world's most unusual candy maker.
Style: feel good, fairy tale, stylized, colourful, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: childhood, fantasy world, imaginary, children, chocolate, candy, social differences, family, contests and competitions, adventure, cooking and food, family relations ...
Place: new delhi, india, switzerland, germany, england ...
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Blind Dating (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Danny is a blind man who does not let his impairment get in the way of living his life to the fullest, except when it comes to love. Danny's brother sets him up on a series of blind dates, but all of them go disastrously wrong. Just when Danny ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching, experimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: blind character, arranged marriage, blind date, culture clash, surgery, looking for love, fall in love, society, romance, couples, disability, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
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Bend It Like Beckham (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Jess Bhamra, the daughter of a strict Indian couple in London, is not permitted to play organized soccer, even though she is 18. When Jess is playing for fun one day, her impressive skills are seen by Jules Paxton, who then convinces Jess to play ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, light, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: soccer, sport, football, generation gap, friendship, hinduism, immigrants, culture clash, coach, tradition, family relations, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, hamburg germany, germany ...
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Cannibal! The Musical (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Heading through Colorado Territory in search of gold and women, Alferd Packer and his group of bemused companions find themselves lost, starving and musically inspired by the obstacles they confront along the way, including a die-hard Confederate ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, offbeat, cult film ...
Audience: student film
Plot: cannibalism, old west, martial arts, mountain, hanging, cannibal, gory, rivalry, heroes, crimes, massacre, self defense ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: colorado, usa, wyoming, utah, australia
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