Bollywood movies, of all genres, entertained the audience for years. With the emergence of OTT platforms, it became easy for the viewers to re-watch them at their own convenience. Netflix movies brought a revolution to Indian cinema. Netflix movies became the trend of the town with its slang ‘Netflix & Chill’.
These are the 20 Best Netflix Movies to stream right now in Hindi:
Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013)
This movie revolves around the life story of four friends, who go on a trip together and end up being best of friends. The movie begins with Naina, an introverted person reuniting with Aditi, her school friend in a departmental store and then joining her on a trip to Manali along with two of their other school friends, Kabir and Avinash. On their trip together, they made tons of memories and ended up with Naina falling in love with Kabir. After a few years, they reunite at Aditi’s wedding and then the movie ends with Kabir and Naina as a couple. It is important to stay in touch with your old friends while making new ones too.
Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011)
Three friends, Kabir, Arjun, and Imran decide to go on a bachelor trip before Kabir’s marriage to Natasha. They had a long-standing pact: Each one of them chose an adventure sport without telling each other and all of them were supposed to participate in each sport. The trip leads them to heal wounds, combat their worst fears and fall in love with life. Meanwhile, Kabir falls in love with her swimming instructor Laila. The film inspires us to pack our bags and plan a trip with our long lost friends.
Dil Chahta Hai (2001)
One of the best movies based on friendship and travel wherein three best friends separate after completing their college education because of their different approaches towards relationships. All of them reunite on a Goa trip and the story ends with all the three friends and their wives sitting together. Sometimes, it is necessary to drift apart to pursue goals but in the end, everything falls back in place because your friends are the ones who will understand you even in your worst moments.
Chennai Express (2013)
This romantic comedy film showcases the story of two unknown individuals meeting under very unusual circumstances and embarking on their journey. Rahul sets on a journey to Goa to immerse his late grandfather’s ashes in the sea. Meanwhile, he lends his hand to Meena, a South Indian woman, on the train with her father’s goons. Instead of Goa, he reaches Durgesh and Meena introduces him as her lover. Due to this, they flee the village to escape Meena’s father and travel to many places together in India. Rahul faces Meena’s fiancée in a fight at the end of the film, in which he injures himself but gains the victory.
Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003)
Probably you might find yourself surrounded by a pool of tears after watching this film. A girl leading a dull life sees life from a different perspective after she meets her new neighbour and falls in love with him. Meanwhile, the neighbour pretends to be a married man because of his fatal disease and sets her up with her best friend. The whole movie revolves around stressing the importance of family and friends. The last scene, wherein Shahrukh lies on a deathbed, brings out the emotions of the public, bidding an emotional farewell to the character in the film.
Taare Zameen Par (2007)
The portrayal of a story of a child’s relationship with his parents in this film made everyone cry their hearts out. A son, who is weak in academics face criticism from his parents, who send him to a boarding school. At the school, an art teacher recognizes the child’s disease, ‘dyslexia’ which is a reading disorder. The teacher helps him recover and utilize his potential. The movie raised global awareness of dyslexia and created a social impact.
Jab We Met (2007)
The movie begins with a depressed businessman, Aditya who lost his father and parted ways with his girlfriend, meets a girl, Geet on the train. Geet seems happy and carefree, opposite to Aditya’s character. Geet follows Aditya and they eventually land in Bhatinda, the girl’s hometown. She decides to elope with Aditya to relocate to Manali, where her boyfriend, Anshuman resides. Geet and Aditya part ways only to meet after a few months. Aditya discovers that Geet was not in a happy relationship with Anshuman. Meanwhile, Geet and Aditya fall for each other. The film ends with the protagonists reuniting and falling in love with each other.
Gangubai Kathiawadi (2022)
A real-life story inspired by the novel “Mafia Queens of Mumbai” features the story of Gangubai Kothewali who rose from the city of Kathiawad. This is a story of a girl who elopes from her home to pursue acting as her career in Mumbai but gets locked up in a trap by his boyfriend, which forces her to work as a sex worker in a brothel in Kamathipura. Gradually, she gains power in the area and appears for the post of President of Kamathipura. She aspired to work for the welfare of brothel workers who didn’t have any respect or social status in society. At last, she won the presidency and acquired equal rights for everyone.
Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham (2001)
The adopted son in the family is banished by his father when he falls for a middle-class and different caste woman. Years later, he, along with his wife, reunites with his mother and father. The amount of love the film received is incomparable. The mother’s love and sacrifice highlighted in the movie brought tears to the viewers’ eyes. It still remains one of the most favourite Netflix movies of the Bollywood fans.
3 Idiots (2009)
One of the most loved films of all time involves everything from humour to romance to comedy to friendship and whatnot. Three college friends who enter their engineering college phase make the most out of their lives by finding unique solutions to each and every problem. After a few years, two out of those three friends reunite to find their long lost friend and meanwhile, they even convince and help his girlfriend to flee from her own marriage. At last, all of them reunite and end on a smiling note.
Known as the best Bollywood film of the year, it is a story of a piano artist, who pretends to be blind and gets himself landed into various problems as he encounters a murder scene. With his outstanding acting, Ayushmann Khurrana made the film win many national awards. Radhika Apte, her co-actor, also got nominated for various awards. The film earned a whopping Rs 456 crore with a budget of just Rs 32 crore.
The Lunchbox (2013)
An unusual mistake by the Mumbai Dabbawalas, a tiffin carrier service, sparks a ray of romance between two strangers. A housewife, who sends a tiffin to her husband, gets it delivered to a stranger, whom she writes a letter the next day to clear the misunderstanding. But the series of letters exchanged between the two leads to the beginning of a romantic relationship. Late Irrfan Khan and Nimrat Kaur were featured in the movie.
Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998)
A romantic comedy that features the life story of three college friends who fall into a love triangle. As time progresses, one of those friends dies and the other two marry each other by the end of the movie. It still remains one of the most favourite Netflix films of the audience.
Hum Saath – Saath Hain (1999)
This is by far the perfect epitome of a family entertainment movie. It displays the various aspects of a family from love and concern to fights and hate. But, overall the whole movie features a pure family drama. The movie became one of the best movies of that year.
Om Shanti Om (2007)
A film artist, smitten by a renowned actress, faces death while trying to save her from a fire accident. Thirty years later, he takes birth again and sets out to avenge her death. The film became a blockbuster hit after its release due to the immense love received by the audience.
Baahubali: The Beginning (2015)
A mythological movie based in the kingdom of Mahishmati, wherein Shivudu falls in love with a young warrior woman. While trying to woo her, he learns about the conflict-ridden past and secrets of his family and his true legacy. The second part, marking the conclusion of the movie also released and became the highest-grossing Bollywood film till now.
Kabir Singh (2019)
The story based on a film from the South Indian industry became a super hit because of the storyline and cast. A medical student falls in love with another student from his college. When the girl’s father came to know about the couple he opposes their relationship and decides to marry her off. But sooner or later, their love brought them together in the end. Such romantic Netflix movies gather a lot of love from the audience.
A former wrestler, unable to fulfil his dream of winning a gold medal, decides to fulfil it for his country by training his daughters. He trained them for the Commonwealth Games despite the existing social stigmas during that time. The movie is based on the real-life story of the Phogat sisters. Also, it became the second highest-grossing movie in Bollywood.
The movie features a story of an honest and valiant policeman who fights against injustice. However, when he encounters a corrupt politician, he decides to teach him a tough lesson. The movie, full of action sequences and stunts increased the craze amongst the audience. The film’s second part also gained a lot of love and fame from the audience.
Rang De Basanti (2006)
An idealistic English filmmaker casts a group of students in her docudrama about India’s revolution against British rule. This unwittingly awakens the students’ patriotism. The emotional and mental process during the acting turns them into rebels for a cause. This became one of the most loved films in Bollywood.
The list doesn’t end right now, there are an endless number of Netflix movies which viewers can watch anytime. Binge-watch these movies on Netflix on a fun-loving night or a lazy afternoon!