25 Best Bollywood Movies on Netflix

50 Best Bollywood Hindi Movies on Netflix

You won’t only get some of the best TV shows on Netflix, but also get access to some of the best movies on Netflix, and that includes Bollywood flicks as well. The catalog of Indian movies on Netflix is second to none, with the service offering some of the best movies that Bollywood has ever produced. If you are a Bollywood movie aficionado, you will find some excellent options on Netflix. So, if you are looking to indulge yourself with some good Netflix Hindi movies, here are the 50 best Bollywood movies on Netflix you can watch in 2021.

Best Netflix Hindi Movies You Can Watch in 2021

In this extensive collection of Bollywood movies, we have put together a variety of flicks,; so whether you’re looking for the best comedy movies on Netflix, best action movies on Netflix, drama, crime, thriller, biographical, or anything else, you will find movies that cater to your taste. What’s more, there are also quite a few out trendsetters that have won a lot of critical acclaim for their remarkable performance.

Before you get to the list, you should know that these Hindi movies are in no particular order. Based on your preferences, you may like some movies more than others. Rest assured, all the movies on this list offer a riveting viewing experience.

1. The Lunchbox (2013)

Let’s start our article with one of the most under-rated and a gem of a movie produced by Bollywood which is The Lunchbox. The story of Lunchbox revolves around an Indian housewife and an older man. The movie starts with a simple premise. What if the critically acclaimed Mumbai Dabbawala misplaced a lunchbox?

With this simple hook, we are led into a story that is full of love, family, and emotions. The movie takes you on a journey that you will never be able to forget. What happens you ask? Well, you will have to watch the movie to find out, won’t you? The Lunchbox is one of the best Netflix Hindi movies to watch.

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2. Queen (2014)

One of my favorite Netflix Hindi movies of all time is Queen. The story revolves around a traditional family girl who has never set her foot out of her comfort zone and now decided to tour Europe on her own. What forces her to take this step and what happens afterward is the whole story of the movie.

The movie is hilarious and sad at the same time. Kangana Ranawat who plays the lead character Rani has killed with her performance in this movie. This is one Netflix Hindi movie that you won’t regret watching.

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3. Manto (2018)

Manto is the life story of controversial and troubled Indo-Pakistani writer Sadat Hussain Manto. The story focuses on the artistic and censorship challenges faced by the writers while he was creating his work. The main character Manto is being played by ever-awesome Nawazuddin Siddiqui and might I say it is his one of the best performances yet. The plot is gripping and will hold you till the last minute. I enjoyed watching this movie a lot and highly recommend it to all Netflix viewers.

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4. Special 26 (2013)

While Hollywood is full of great con movies, it’s something that Bollywood has never been able to get right, that is until Special 26 hit the theaters. Starring Akshay Kumar, the movie revolves around a con man and his team who pose as CBI and Income Tax officers to rob prominent rich businessmen and politicians who are evading tax. If you love con movies and are looking for good Netflix Hindi movies, you are going to love this one.

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5. No One Killed Jessica (2011)

Released in 2011, No One Killed Jessica might be quite old but the storyline still holds true. The story revolves around a girl who is trying to get justice for the murder of her younger sister. You will see betrayal, corruption, and everything else that we have come to expect from India’s criminal justice system. Directed and written by Raj Kumar Gupta and produced by Ronnie Screwvala, No One Killed Jessica is a classy thriller movie starring  Vidya Balan and Rani Mukerji.

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6. Mimi (2021)

If you’re looking for a new laughter-filled, yet dramatic Bollywood movie with its own set of twists and turns, check out Mimi on Netflix. The flick is actually a remake of the 2011 Marathi film titled “Mala Aai Vhhaychy!”. The basic plot follows the chaos that entails due to an issue with Mimi’s surrogacy.

The film stars Pankaj Tripathi, Kriti Sanon, Sai Tamhankar, Manoj Pahwa, and Supriya Pathak. It scored 8.1/10 on IMDb and received an overwhelmingly positive response from viewers and critics alike. If you’re looking for one of the best new Bollywood movies on Netflix, definitely give it a try.

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7. Bareilly ki Barfi (2017)

Released in 2017, Bareilly ki Barfi is a movie that will tickle your funny bones in all the right places. Boasting of a talented star cast including Ayushmann Khurrana, Kriti Sanon, Rajkummar Rao, and my favorite Pankaj Tripathi, the story revolves around Bitti who is a free-spirited small-town girl who lives her life on her own terms. What happens to her when she meets Chirag Dubey (Ayushman) and Pritam Vidrohi (Rajkumar Rao) is the whole movie. This one is an entertainment bomb.

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8. Pad Man (2018)

Pad Man is the real-life story of Arunachalam Muruganantham who created a cheap solution for sanitary pads aiming to help millions of women in India. The main character is played by Akshay Kumar who is excellent on screen and exceptionally displays the trials and tribulations that Muruganantham had to face in real life. Of course, there’s also trademark Akshay Kumar humor to make you laugh. Overall, this is a very good movie to watch.

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9. Mom (2017)

Mom is the last work of Bollywood superstar Sridevi who sadly passed away this year. The story revolves around a mother (played by Sridevi) who is exacting revenge on a group of boys who attacked her daughter and escape justice. While the movie follows a by the number revenge plot, the exceptional and heart-wrenching performance of Sridevi makes it worth watching. If you are a fan of her, you should definitely keep this Netflix Hindi movie on your watchlist.

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10. Udta Punjab (2016)

Udta Punjab is a collection of stories that focuses on drug abuse in the affluent north Indian State of Punjab and how the youth there have been corrupted by this addiction. Not only does the movie push a social agenda but it is also accompanied by jaw-dropping performances from the likes of Shahid Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, and more. This movie is not for the faint of heart so make sure you know what you are getting into before you start streaming this one.

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11. Drishyam (2015)

Based on the Malyalam super hit movie of the same name, Drishyam is a story about a man who will do anything to save his family. Ajay Devan plays the lead character and he has killed with his performance in this role. To talk more about this movie will mean that I will have to give key plot points away and I don’t want to do that. Just know that this is one of the best thriller movies Bollywood has ever produced.

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12. Pink (2016)

Pink (2016) is a great Hindi movie on Netflix which hits on the patriarchal nature of Indian society which is ready to blame girls on each and every turn. The movie is made great by the exceptional performance of Amitabh Bachchan who plays the role of a retired lawyer who picks up practicing again to save three young women who are implicated in a crime. If you love a good crime drama, you are going to enjoy this one.

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13. Baahubali (2015) and Bahubali 2 (2017)

Baahubali and its sequel Baahubali 2 are probably the most hyped movies of India and deservedly so. No movie has ended on such a cliffhanger as Baahubali. The period drama

featuring Prabhas has been directed by the critically acclaimed, S.S. Rajamouli. While this is not technically a Bollywood movie, it was made in collaboration with Dharma Production, and I had to include it on this list.

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14. Dear Zindagi (2016)

I had stopped expecting good movies from Shahrukh Khan after Chennai express and I was mostly right. However, the release of Dear Zindagi changed all that. Seeing Shahrukh in a story-driven plot is something of an anomaly these days and hence Dear Zindagi is a must-watch. Propelled by a gripping storyline and great performances from Alia Bhatt and Shahrukh Khan, this is a movie that you don’t want to miss.

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15. PK (2014)

PK is a story filled with humor and warmth. The story revolves around an alien who has come to earth but has lost his clothes along with the only device he can use to communicate with his spaceship. See Amir Khan playing this alien who is having a hard time adjusting on earth. The movie touches on various social customs and religious superstitions. This is a great Hindi movie and should be on your Netflix watch list.

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16. Masaan (2015)

Masaan is yet another small budget Hindi movie which will make you believe in the power of free Hindi cinema. The movie focuses on two different stories portraying loss and how people deal with it. The story deals with complex topics of the social fabric of India and delivers a good watch along with a strong social message. Featuring Richa Chadda, Vicky Kaushal, Shweta Tripathi, and Sanjay Mishra, the movie received overwhelming critical acclaim for both the touching story and performances of the lead actors.

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17. Sanju (2018)

Whether you believe in the story of Sanjay Dutt portrayed in this movie or not, no one can deny that it’s a great watch. Ranbir Kapoor plays as Sanjay Dutt and he is excellent. From Sanjay Dutt’s voice to his body language, Ranbir has nailed everything To-a-T in this performance. The movie is also quite entertaining. If you admire great individual performance, this is a good Hindi movie to watch and it’s available on Netflix so get watching now.

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18. Madras Cafe (2013)

Another great Netflix Hindi movie, Madras Cafe is an action thriller movie that showcases the journey of an Indian intelligence agent to a war-torn coastal island to break a resolute rebel group and meet a passionate journalist. The movie stars John Abraham and it is probably his best performance in any movie. Do check this movie out.

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19. Margarita With A Straw (2014)

Another movie that showcases a great individual performance is Margarita With A Straw. The movie revolves around a young woman with cerebral palsy (played by enigmatic Kalki Koechlin) who moves to New York to study. The movie is about love and self-discovery and you are going to enjoy watching it on a weekend.

The film received positive reviews also became a commercial hit grossing over ₹74 million against a production budget of ₹65 million. While Koechlin won the Screen Award for Best Actress and the National Film Award – Special Jury Award, and Bose grabbed the NETPAC Award at Toronto.

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20. Gurgaon (2017)

A Netflix original Hindi movie, Gurgaon features an awesome acting performance from its star cast. Pankaj Tripathi is especially great in this movie. The plot of the movie revolves around kidnapping and is as gripping as a crime thriller can be. The movie focuses on human character and how mean and dark we humans can get. Oh yes, just when you start thinking it’s a movie, remember that it’s loosely based on a true story.

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21. Taare Zameen Par (2007)

Taare Zameen Par deals with the topic of dyslexia and how parents who don’t understand their children can unknowingly ruin their lives. It also showcases the importance of a good teacher in your life. The movie is very emotional and you might drop a tear or two. Both Aamir Khan and Darsheel Safary have excelled and touched hearts with their amazing acting.

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22. Barfi (2012)

Barfi is a story about three people who fall in love and how their life changes with each decision they make. The lead character is Burfi, played by extremely talented Ranbir Kapoor who has given one of the best performances of his career in this movie. This movie will make you reconsider society’s definition of abnormal and normal. This movie is available on Netflix, and it will make you laugh and cry and entertain you in the best possible watch.

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23. Swades (2004)

Swades is one of the best movies of Shahrukh Khan. While the movie bombed at the box office, it has attained a cult status among its fans since then. The movie is a simple story about an NRI who returns to India to take her nanny to America. In doing so, he rediscovers his roots and understands why it’s important to stay in his own country and work for its advancement.

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24. Stree (2018)

Directed by Amar Kaushik, Stree is a great mix of comedy and horror. The movie is based on the Bangalore urban legend called Nala Ba (come tomorrow) and revolves around a spirit that knocks on people’s doors at night. Starring the national award winner Rajkumar Rao and Shraddha Kapoor, it has a gripping story. Plus, the likes of Pankaj Tripathi, Aparshakti Khurana, and Abhishek Banerjee have done quite well in the supporting roles. As for the box-office success, the movie was able to mint ₹280.76 crores against the budget of just ₹25 crores.

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25. Kabir Singh (2019)

This one is primed for Shahid Kapoor fans! Directed by Sandeep Vanga, the movie is a remake of Telugu film called “Arjun Reddy” (2017, also made by Sandeep). The story revolves around a surgeon called Kabir Singh (Shahid Kapoor) who becomes self-destructive after his girlfriend Preeti (Kiara Advani) leaves him. Thanks largely to the commendable acting of Shahid, the film scores big numbers on the box-office, amassing over ₹379 crores to be the second highest-grossing film of 2019.

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26. Andhadhun (2018)

If you have a liking for a black comedy crime thriller film, chances are Andhadhun will win you over. The film is about a piano player Akash (Ayushmann Khurrana) pretending to be visually-impaired. His life gets embroiled in too many problems when he witnesses the murder of a former film actor.

Aside from Ayushmann, Tabu and Radhika Apte have played pivotal roles in the movie. The intriguing plot coupled with the loving songs composed by Amit Trivedi makes it a must-watch for the folks who are fond of black comedy.

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27. Kahaani (2012)

If a killer mystery thriller is what you are after, give serious consideration to Kahaani. Co-written, produced, and directed by Sujoy Ghosh, the movie follows the life of a pregnant woman (Vidya Bagchi) showcasing her endless struggle to find her missing husband.

Apart from Vidya Balan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui has also played a significant role in the movie. It won critical acclaim for exploring themes of feminism and motherhood in a society largely dominated by males. Moreover, the screenplay and cinematography also received high praise for being classy.

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28. Haseen Dillruba (2021)

Fans of thrillers and mysteries, this is one must watch Bollywood movie on Netflix. Directed by Vinil Mathew, the film is actually based off of Roald Dahl’s short story Lamb to the Slaughter. Even though the movie wasn’t received very well by critics, it did manage to trend on Netflix’s Top 10 list for several weeks. It stars Taapsee Pannu, Vikrant Massey, and Harshvardhan Rane.

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29. Dangal (2016)

I don’t think there are too many Bollywood sports films that are as memorable as Dangal. Mr. perfectionist “Aamir Khan” has excelled in his role as a former wrestler (Mahavir Singh) who pursues the gold medal he never won by training his two strong-willed daughters named Geeta Phogat and Babita Kumari. Set in the Indian state of Haryana, the film is loosely based on the Phogat family and its tryst with the coveted medals at the Commonwealth Games. Beyond the story, Pritam’s music and Amitabh Bhattacharya’s lyrics are also worthy of praise.

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30. Jaane tu Ya Jaane Na (2008)

Jaane tu Ya Jaane Na is a comedy love story and one of the best feel-good movies in Bollywood. When the movie was released back in 2008, it became a sensation among teenagers, and it still is one of the best romantic comedies produced by Bollywood.

The story revolves around two friends who don’t believe that they love each other. And to prove others wrong, they promise to find romantic partners for each other. However, once they succeed in their mission, they slowly realize that they loved each other after all. The storyline is basic, but the comedic punches and songs are great. If you love Bollywood masala flicks, you are going to enjoy his one a lot.

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31. Guru (2006)

Guru showcases that Abhishek Bacchan is not as inept an actor as everyone thinks him to be. The movie is loosely based on the life of Dhiru Bhai Ambani — the founder of Reliance. It’s not a biography but takes a lot of inspiration from his life. It showcases the rise of a villager, who comes to Bombay in 1958, and rises to become the biggest industry tycoon in the country.

I enjoyed watching this movie tremendously. The script is tight and the casting is perfect. Abhishek Bachhan kills it as the main character Gurukant Desai, and so does Aishwarya Rai as her wife. Add Mithun Chakraborty, R. Madhavan, Vidya Balan, and more such talented supporting actors, and you get a gripping story performed by masterful actors and actresses.

The final feather in the crown is the music scored by A. R. Rahman and lyrics by Gulzaar. Guru’s music will make you smile, laugh, and cry. It will take you on a journey. It complements the movie and doesn’t take you out of it. If you have not watched Guru before, I highly urge you to watch it.

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32. Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran (2018)

For the folks who are on the lookout for a scintillating historical action drama film, “Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran” appears to be a fine bet. The film is directed by Abhishek Sharma and features John Abraham, Diana Penty, and Boman Irani in major roles.

If you haven’t already guessed it, let me tell you that it’s based on the nuclear bomb test explosions conducted by the Indian Army at Pokhran in 1998 during Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s government. In a nutshell, Parmanu is an ode to the amazing bravery of the Indian Army and the resolute scientists.

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33. Rang de Basanti (2006)

Rang de Basanti is probably my most favorite Bollywood movie of all time. Not only the movie has a good story and excellent acting, but it’s also a masterpiece of the craft of movie-making itself. The way this movie cuts between its two main timelines is exquisite. You never feel out of the place, and every sequence fits perfectly.

Talking about the plot, it’s a story of Indian Youth and how they reconnect with their past. The story revolves around six young Indians who assist an English Woman to film a documentary on the freedom fighters. As they are filming the documentary, they learn about the sacrifices that were made to make this country and the responsibilities that have been placed on us to move this country forward.

The legendary Mr. A. R. Rahman has scored the movie so you know the music is going to be great. If you love a thought-provoking movie that makes you rethink your life choices, this is the movie for you.

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34. Kai Po Che (2013)

Kai Po Che is one of the best Bollywood movies that you can watch on Netflix. On its surface, the story is about three friends who want to open a cricket Academy in Ahmadabad. But once you start watching it, you will realize that it has far deeper themes of friendship, love, and life. Based on Chetan Bhagat’s novel — 3 Mistakes of My Life — Kai Po Che is a must-watch for every Bollywood lover.

Directed by Abhishek Kapoor, Kai Po Che stars Sushant Singh Rajput, Amit Sadh, Rajkummar Rao, Amrita Puri, and Asif Basra. Made on a budget of ₹300 million (US$4.2 million), Kai Po Che! was able to amass ₹830 million (US$12 million) worldwide, becoming a critical and commercial success.

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35. Toilet: Ek Prem Katha (2017)

As a satirical comedy, “Toilet: Ek Prem Katha” has lived up to my billing. And rightly so as the movie is a pretty interesting representation of government campaigns to improve sanitation conditions in India with the sole focus on the elimination of open defecation.

With an impressive cast led by the likes of Akshay Kumar, Bhumi Pednekar, Anupam Kher, and Sudhir Pandey, the film succeeds in highlighting India’s toilet problem with a great mix of love and comedy. So, it deserves a shot in this roundup of the top Bollywood movies on Netflix.

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36. Tamasha (2015)

If a modern romantic film is what you are willing to stream, Tamasha would be my recommendation for multiple reasons. First and foremost, this movie is about real-life ex-flames: Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone.

The film (directed by Imtiaz Ali) is set around Ved Vardhan Sahni (Ranbir) and showcases his life in three different stages: a nine-year-old child, a 19-year-old teenager, and a 30-year-old adult. With A.R Rahman’s soundtrack and Irshad Kamil’s lyrics, Tamasha won’t fail to touch your heart, should you have a penchant for romantic flicks.

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37. Article 15 (2019)

Article 15 is a gem of a movie. It showcases the cast-divide that is still plaguing rural India. Directed by Anubhav Sinha, the movie stars Ayushman Khurrana in the role of an IPS officer. He is transferred to a rural area, where he fights to bring justice to a strange case of missing girls and breaks the social prejudices in the process.

The movie title is taken from Article 15 of the Indian constitution that abolished any discrimination based on religion, race, caste, sex, place of birth, or any of them. My favorite thing about this movie is that it doesn’t show any heroism. Ayushman Khurrana works with the resources he has and solves the case like a normal police officer. You are going to enjoy this one.

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38. Billu (2009)

Since the day Irfan Khan left us, I have been binge-watching all his movies, just to relive those memories. Billu is one of the many movies that I have loved watching many times. It’s the story of Billu, a barber in a village who claims that he is childhood friends with Sahir Khan (a parody of Shahrukh Khan).

The movie has plenty of laughs, while also managing to build a suspense around Billu’s story and whether Sahir Khan and Billu were actually friends as kids. It’s a great movie to watch if you’re looking for a warm comedy to fill your weekend afternoon with.

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39. Haraamkhor (2015)

Haraamkhor tells the story of a relationship between a teacher (Nawazuddin Siddiqui) and his teenage student (Shweta Tripathi). Shyam (Nawaz) is a school teacher who takes advantage of his student Sandhya’s (Tripathi) circumstances, to initiate a relationship.

Sandhya comes from a broken family (his father is a drunk police officer – no mother in the picture), and it’s easy for Shyam to get her interested. The story becomes complex when Sandhya’s classmates discover the relationship. It’s not an exceptional movie but the performance of both Nawaz and Shweta is great, and you will enjoy the experience.

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40. Dev D

Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s masterpiece Devdas (based on a novel with the same name by Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay) is a masterpiece that should never get a remake. Its beauty is something intangible that can never be captured. And thankfully, Anurag Kashyap has not tried to do that in his movie Dev D. Instead, he has given his modern take on the novel and created a gem.

Think of it as BBC’s Sherlock. It takes the same old story but places it in the confinement of modern society. Both the story adaptation and the music are phenomenal. You are going to watch this one again and again.

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41. Kapoor & Sons (2016)

Directed by Shakun Batra and produced by Karan Johar Kapoor & Sons (aka Kapoor & Sons Since 1921), is a family drama film with all the classy drama ingredients. The movie boasts an ensemble cast including Sidharth Malhotra, Fawad Khan, Alia Bhatt, Ratna Pathak Shah, Rajat Kapoor, and Rishi Kapoor.

Kapoor & Sons is about two estranged brothers who have to return to their dysfunctional family after their grandfather suffers a cardiac arrest. Thanks to the impressive direction and notable performances, the movie received critical acclaim. Made on a budget of ₹35 crore (US$5.2 million), the film was able to garner ₹152 crore (US$23 million) worldwide.

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42. Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011)

Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara is a fun-filled buddy road comedy-drama film. Directed by Zoya Akhtar and produced by Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani, the movie features a solid cast including Hrithik Roshan, Abhay Deol, Farhan Akhtar, Katrina Kaif, and Kalki Koechlin.

As for the story, it revolves around three childhood friends, Arjun, Kabir, and Imraan, who get together for a three-week road trip. Made on a budget of ₹550 million (US$7.7 million), Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara proved to be a massive hit grossing ₹1.53 billion (US$21 million) and received critical acclaim for its performances, story, and music.

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43. Badla (2019)

Should you wish to take on an intriguing mystery thriller, Badla would be a great choice for your special catalog of Netflix Hindi movies. The film has been directed by Sujoy Ghosh and stars Amitabh Bachchan, Taapsee Pannu, Tony Luke, and Amrita Singh.

Produced by Red Chillies Entertainment and Azure Entertainment, the film is a remake of the 2016 Spanish film named The Invisible Guest. Made on a small budget of ₹10 crore (US$1.4 million), it grossed more than ₹138.49 crore (US$19 million) worldwide and became a huge hit.

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44. Gangs of Wasseypur Part 1 and 2 (2012)

Gangs of Wasseypur is for the folks who love to watch high-octane Hindi crime movies. It’s a two-part crime film directed by Anurag Kashyap and written by Kashyap as well as Zeishan Quadri. The story (spans 68 years from 1941 to 2009) is set around the coal mafia (Mafia Raj) of Dhanbad and showcases underlying power struggles, politics, and brutal vengeance. Featuring Manoj Bajpai, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Richa Chadda, Huma Qureshi, and Tigmanshu Dhulia in the lead roles, the film garnered both commercial success and critical acclaim.

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Check out Gangs of Wasseypur Part 1 and 2 on Netflix

45. Ankahi Kahaniya

Ankahi Kahaniya is another new Bollywood movie on Netflix that you can check out. This intimate, romantic movie explores the lives of three unique couples in a city. The movie explores how these lonely souls discover their connections and find companionship. The three love stories in this movie explore the themes of love, loss, and longing, and while the second tale is distinctly better than the other two, the entire movie is definitely a saga you should watch on Netflix.

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46. Kaminey (2009)

Kaminey is one of the most loved Hindi action movies. The film has been directed by Vishal Bhardwaj and stars Shahid Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, and Amol Gupte. The story is set against the backdrop of the Mumbai underworld, showing the rivalry between a pair of twins.

Due mainly to the high-flying action scenes and the superb acting by Shahid, the movie received critical acclaim and grossed over ₹710 million (US$10 million) against a marketing budget of ₹350 million (US$4.9 million). Notably, the action movie’s soundtrack album also became a massive hit with the song “Dhan Te Nan” topping the charts.

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47. Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota (2018)

Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota has successfully fun-loving comedies with action scenes. And if you are on the lookout for a good Netflix Hindi action-comedy movie, you shouldn’t fail to check it out. Directed by Vasan Bala and produced by Ronnie Screwvala, the movie features debutant Abhimanyu Dassani, Radhika Madan, Gulshan Devaiah, Mahesh Manjrekar, and Jimit Trived.

The plot revolves around a young man who has a rare condition called congenital insensitivity to pain. Despite having the rare condition, he goes on a quest to take on his foes.

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Check out Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota  on Netflix

48. Budhia Singh: Born to Run (2016)

Budhia Singh: Born to Run is a highly-rated biographical sports movie directed by Soumendra Padhi. The film is based on the life of Budhia Singh, the world’s youngest marathon runner. At the tender age of just 5 years, Budhia ran 48 marathons. It features Manoj Bajpayee as a coach and Mayur Patole as the title character. Thanks to the emotional story coupled with the amazing acting of Mayur Patole and Manoj Bajpayee, it won a national award for best children’s film at the 63rd National Awards, 2016.

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49. Paan Singh Tomar (2012)

If you are a fan of Irrfan Khan’s acting, you would like to watch Paan Singh Tomar multiple times. It is a biographical film about an athlete who was a soldier in the Indian Army and even made the country pround by winning a gold medal at the Indian National Games. However, he was compelled to become a rebel against the system.

Directed by Tigmanshu Dhulia and produced by UTV Motion Pictures, the movie also features Mahie Gill, Vipin Sharma, and Nawazuddin Siddiqui in the supporting roles. Made on a small budget of ₹45 million (US$630,000), Paan Singh Tomar turned out to be a super hit at the box-office amassing ₹201.80 million (US$2.8 million). What’s more, the film even won the Best Feature Film and Best Actor in the 60th National Film Awards 2012.

Watch the trailer here

Check out Paan Singh Tomar on Netflix

50. Ishqiya (2010)

Ishqiya is a vintage black comedy film that I have enjoyed watching multiple times. Directed by Abhishek Chaubey, the movie boasts notable names including Naseeruddin Shah, Vidya Balan, Arshad Warsi, and Salman Shahid. Though the film performed moderately at the box office, it was highly praised for the cinematography, and the performances of Naseeruddin Shah, Vidya Balan, and Arshad Warsi. In the sequel Dedh Ishqiya, the makers replaced Vidya Balan with Madhuri Dixit and Huma Qureshi.

Watch the trailer here

Check out Ishqiya on Netflix

Top Netflix Hindi Movies Lined Up for You

The 50 movies that I have mentioned in this list are some of the best movies Bollywood has ever produced. While there are tons of other good Hindi movies on Netflix, these 50 are the ones that you should start with. Do check out the list and let us know which is your favorite movie among them all.


  1. Hi,

    Iam a big fan of indian movies. I like all kind of movies, the big over-dramatic sing and dance movies or more realistif low key dramas. Iam alo very interested in the life of people and so on. Thanks for this great list, i found a lot of movies that haven’t been on my list yet.

    1. Life of actual people of Bharat or what u call India is guided by Dharma… watch a dharmic movie u will never regret this suggestion of mine!

  2. I need sinbaa and zee tv show was ek tha raja ek thani rani , pavitra rishta and tujhse hai rabbta and simbaa

  3. You are considering Judwaa2 as one of the best movies to stream.
    any which ways you may want to include some underrated movies in the list which went unnoticed
    Barah Aana
    These in my opinion can be considered to be few of the best Hindi movies to watch in Netflix

  4. On the main page it says 40 movies on netflix whereas after opening the article it says 25 movies on netflix. please fix this issue, i have observed this in a lot of your articles when there is a list of something.

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