Best Indian Movies

This page is updated regularly. Subscribe, so you don't miss new recommendations. The list of "Best Indian Movies" contains films with the following parameters. Style: realistic, serious, captivating, emotional, suspense and feel good. Plot: bollywood, murder, storytelling, catastrophe, revenge, crimes, mentor, fight, childhood and rivalry. Genre: Drama, Action and Comedy. Country: India and USA.
Best Indian Movies
Best Indian Movies
TOP Movies: Ready Player One (2018), Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (2017), Baahubali: The Beginning (2015), Bulbbul (2020), 3 Idiots (2009), Like Stars on Earth (2007), PK (2014), Andhadhun (2018), The White Tiger (2021), Real Steel (2011), Soorarai Pottru (2020), The Sight (2015), Uri: The Surgical Strike (2018), Colour It Yellow (2006), Gangs of Wasseypur (2012), Bajrangi Bhaijaan (2015), Airlift (2016), K.G.F: Chapter 1 (2018), Sanju (2018), OMG: Oh My God! (2012).

List of Best Movies

Ready Player One (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, India
Duration: 140 min.
Story: When the creator of a popular video game system dies, a virtual contest is created to compete for his fortune.
Style: exciting, captivating, atmospheric, stylized, cult film ...
Plot: virtual reality, video game, teenage boy, cyberpunk, quest, teenage protagonist, friendship, adventure, teamwork, virtuality, love, teenage hero ...
Time: future, 2040s, 80s, 21st century, near future
Place: new york, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 167 min.
Story: When Mahendra, the son of Bahubali, learns about his heritage, he begins to look for answers. His story is juxtaposed with past events that unfolded in the Mahishmati Kingdom.
Style: bilingual, captivating, tense, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: bollywood, fight, kingdom, ambition, hopes, destiny, heroes, crimes, rivalry, revenge, murder, adventure ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india
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Baahubali: The Beginning (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 159 min.
Story: The young Shivudu is left as a foundling in a small village by his mother. By the time he’s grown up, it has become apparent that he possesses exceptional gifts. He meets the beautiful warrior/princess Avanthika and learns that her queen has been ...
Style: colourful, entertaining, lyrical, scenic, epic ...
Plot: bollywood, hinduism, kingdom, battle, battles, love interest, strength, waterfall, fantasy world, king, save the kingdom, love and romance ...
Place: india, new jersey, australia
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 6.5
 9K
Bulbbul (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: India
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A child bride grows up to be an enigmatic woman presiding over her household, harboring a painful past as supernatural murders of men plague her village.
Plot: witch, misogyny, rape, folklore, tragedy, murder, village, patriarchy, revenge, supernatural horror, social issues, grief ...
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 8.4
 346K
3 Idiots (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 170 min.
Story: In the tradition of “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” comes this refreshing comedy about a rebellious prankster with a crafty mind and a heart of gold. Rascal. Joker. Dreamer. Genius... You've never met a college student quite like ...
Style: inspirational, entertaining, touching, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: rebelliousness, friends, journey, student life, bollywood, student, college, talented, teachers and students, buddies, motivation, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
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Like Stars on Earth (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Ishaan Awasthi is an eight-year-old whose world is filled with wonders that no one else seems to appreciate. Colours, fish, dogs, and kites don't seem important to the adults, who are much more interested in things like homework, marks, and ...
Style: touching, motivational, captivating, uplifting, serious ...
Plot: teachers and students, childhood, dedicated educator, self discovery, teaching the ways of the world, dyslexia, young heroes, school, teacher, boarding school, optimism, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
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 8.1
 164K
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, religion, alien, love, cause and meaning, satire, justice, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, belgium
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 8.3
 73K
Andhadhun (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A series of mysterious events changes the life of a blind pianist who now must report a crime that was actually never witnessed by him.
Style: light, funny, feel good, captivating, dark humor
Plot: blind man, pianist, murder, musician, love and romance, characters in danger, deception, piano, pretending to be blind, rickshaw, hunting, police officer ...
Place: europe
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The White Tiger (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: India, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: An ambitious Indian driver uses his wit and cunning to escape from poverty and rise to the top. An epic journey based on the New York Times bestseller.
Plot: caste system, chauffeur, rags to riches, master servant relationship, driver, class differences, village, classroom, rooster
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 7.1
 299K
Real Steel (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: USA, India
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In the near-future, Charlie Kenton is a washed-up fighter who retired from the ring when robots took over the sport. After Charlie's robot is trashed, he reluctantly teams up with his estranged son Max to rebuild and train an unlikely contender.
Style: futuristic, exciting, sentimental, stylized, feel good ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: underdog, father son relationship, androids and robots, contests and competitions, against the odds, robot, technology, fight, sport, parents and children, boxing, robot vs. robot ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 2020s, year 2016
Place: usa, brazil
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Soorarai Pottru (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Nedumaaran Rajangam "Maara" sets out to make the common man fly and in the process takes on the world's most capital intensive industry and several enemies who stand in his way.
Plot: plane crash, loan, struggle, emotional breakdown, running, emergency, scuffle, train, one against many, long haired male, crying, airplane ...
Time: 80s
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 8.2
 71K
The Sight (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 163 min.
Story: A simple, street-smart man tries to protect his family from a tough cop looking for his missing son.
Style: tense, captivating, enigmatic, suspense
Plot: murder, police, family, blackmail, cover up, pursuit, travel, accident, crimes, danger, investigation, trip ...
Time: 21st century
Place: india
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Uri: The Surgical Strike (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: India
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Following the roguish terrorist attacks at Uri Army Base camp in Kashmir, India takes the fight to the enemy, in its most successful covert operation till date with one and only one objective of avenging their fallen heroes.
Style: disturbing, tense, captivating, suspense, based on true events
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, terrorism, army, military, terrorist attack, revenge, crimes, danger, friendship, murder, violence, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, year 2016
Place: pakistan, india
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Colour It Yellow (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 167 min.
Story: A young idealistic English filmmaker, Sue, arrives in India to make a film on Indian revolutionaries Bhagat Singh, Chandrashekhar Azad and their contemporaries and their fight for freedom from the British Raj. Owing to a lack of funds, she recruits ...
Style: serious, feel good, sincere, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: rebelliousness, politics, patriotism, bollywood, state affairs, society, filmmaker, artist, courage, singing, watching a movie, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, new delhi, delhi, london
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Gangs of Wasseypur (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 321 min.
Story: Shahid Khan is exiled after impersonating the legendary Sultana Daku in order to rob British trains. Now outcast, Shahid becomes a worker at Ramadhir Singh's colliery, only to spur a revenge battle that passes on to generations. At the turn of ...
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: gang, mafia, gangsters, vengeance, crime, crimes, criminal heroes, organized crime, killings, uninhibited rivalry, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
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Bajrangi Bhaijaan (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 163 min.
Story: A young mute girl from Pakistan loses herself in India with no way to head back. A devoted man with a magnanimous spirit undertakes the task to get her back to her motherland and unite her with her family.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, disturbing, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: bollywood, romance, forbidden love, love and romance, love affair, fall in love, religions or cults, love, prayer, loss of father, mute girl, missing child ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, pakistan, kashmir, mexico, california
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 8.0
 53K
Airlift (2016)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When Iraq invades Kuwait in August, 1990, a callous Indian businessman becomes the spokesperson for more than 170,000 stranded countrymen.
Style: psychological, rough, suspense, thought provoking
Plot: evacuation, patriotism, military, husband wife relationship, airplane, arab, businessman, refugee camp, iraq war, war, fistfight, tank
Time: 1990s, 90s
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K.G.F: Chapter 1 (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 156 min.
Story: A period drama set in the 1970s, KGF follows the story of a fierce rebel who rises against the brutal oppression in Kolar Gold Fields and becomes the symbol of hope to legions of downtrodden people.
Style: suspense, tense, realistic, suspenseful, intense ...
Plot: gold, undercover, one man army, gold mine, rags to riches, greed, mission, heroism, organized crime, mob boss, mafia, ambition ...
Time: 70s
Place: india
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 7.7
 48K
Sanju (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Sanju explores some of the most crucial chapters from movie star Sanjay Dutt’s dramatic and controversial real life. It gives a lowdown on his tryst with drugs and his trials and tribulations in the Arms Acts case and the 1993 Mumbai blasts.
Style: based on true events, emotional, cynical, thought provoking
Plot: actor's life, drug abuse, crimes, filmmaking, crime, couple relations, friendship, job, artists' life, weed, the underworld, problem ...
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OMG: Oh My God! (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: India
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A shopkeeper takes God to court when his shop is destroyed by an earthquake.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, melancholic
Plot: supernatural, hopes, against the odds, down on your luck, religions or cults, bollywood, social relations, righting the wronged, legal action, earthquake, satire, media ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
Is relevant ?
 8.0
 53K
Baby (2015)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 159 min.
Story: An elite counter-intelligence unit learns of a plot, masterminded by a maniacal madman. With the clock ticking, it's up to them to track the terrorists' international tentacles and prevent them from striking at the heart of India.
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, espionage, fighting crime, mystery, danger, law enforcement, crimes, graphic violence, tough heroes, behind enemy lines, terrorist plot ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
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A Dog's Purpose (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, India
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A dog goes on quest to discover his purpose in life over the course of several lifetimes with multiple owners.
Style: touching, sentimental, sad, sweet, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: dog, reincarnation, animals, police dog, human animal relationship, dog movie, life & death, talking animals, transformation, happy ending, adaptation, pet owner relationship ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 60s, 70s, 1960s ...
Is relevant ?
 8.2
 61K
Run Milkha Run (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: India
Duration: 186 min.
Story: The true story of the "Flying Sikh" world champion runner and Olympian Milkha Singh who overcame the massacre of his family, civil war during the India-Pakistan partition, and homelessness to become one of India's most iconic athletes.
Style: uplifting, inspirational, captivating, meditative, realistic ...
Plot: rise to the top, running, talented, athlete's life, army, sport, lifestyle, rising to stardom, follow your dream, ambition, rivalry, overcoming ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: india, pakistan, asia, rome italy
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 8.1
 76K
Barfi! (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 151 min.
Story: He is cute. He's shrewd. The girls love him. The cops hate him. He can't speak but is always talked about. His naughty antics will make you scream, but he will never listen. Cos he can't! Next summer ride a rollercoaster of emotions ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, sweet, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: mute or deaf, love and romance, true love, love triangle, autism, lovers, wedding, handicapped, romance, society, young man, young woman ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: india, asia
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 163K
Need for Speed (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, India
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The film revolves around a local street-racer who partners with a rich and arrogant business associate, only to find himself framed by his colleague and sent to prison. After he gets out, he joins a New York-to-Los Angeles race to get revenge. But ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: car race, car chase, street racing, car, betrayal, chases and races, frame up, rivalry, race against time, ex convict, justice, bet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, arizona, san francisco, new york, detroit ...
Is relevant ?
 8.1
 58K
Story (2012)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Vidya Bagchi (Vidya Balan) arrives in Kolkata from London to find her missing husband Arnab Bagchi. Seven months pregnant and alone in a festive city, she begins a relentless search for her husband. With nothing to rely on except fragments from her ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, surprise ending ...
Plot: terrorism, investigation, riddles and clues, missing person, uncover truth, missing husband, search, deadly, danger, law enforcement, disappearance, who to trust ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, london, asia
Is relevant ?
 8.1
 51K
Haider (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
Story: A young man returns to Kashmir after his father's disappearance to confront his uncle - the man he suspects to have a role in his father's fate.
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: revenge, murder, bollywood, state affairs, tragic hero, political unrest, unfulfillment, dishonesty, betrayal, deadly, haunted by the past, tragic love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: india, kashmir
Is relevant ?
 8.4
 29K
Vikram Vedha (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 147 min.
Story: A notorious gangster Vedha surrenders himself to encounter specialist Vikram whom he challenges every step of the way by narrating his life events in the form of riddles that needs to be solved in order to capture him.
Style: suspense, serious, captivating, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: uncover truth, standoff, investigation, showdown, moral dilemma, murder, betrayal, death, crimes, police investigation, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Is relevant ?
 8.4
 32K
Visuals (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Georgekutty lives a happy life with his wife and daughters. Things take a turn when his daughter gets indecently filmed using a hidden camera, by the son of a police inspector.
Style: tense, twists and turns, suspenseful, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: family in danger, police investigation, family relations, police, crimes, murder, law enforcement, family in crisis, obsession, parents and children, life turned upside down, blackmail ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, quarry
Place: india
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M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: India
Duration: 184 min.
Story: The film is based on the life of Indian cricketer and the current captain of the Indian national cricket team, Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: athlete's life, rise to the top, ambition, rivalry, rising to stardom, sport, contests and competitions, leadership, sport team, bollywood, cricket the game, rags to riches ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2011
Place: india
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