Netflix has become the ultimate stop for movie lovers. The best part is Netflix features a must-watch collection of Bollywood movies with amazing options for international movies and shows. The list of Indian movies on Netflix includes many of the top-rated Bollywood movies. So, if you are a die-hard fan of Bollywood movies or want some movie time with your family, Netflix has got your back. And the next question is which movie to watch; we have created this list of the top 25 must-watch Bollywood movies on Netflix; you are definitely going to love these.
Best Bollywood Hindi Movies on Netflix
We have not arranged these movies in any specific order, as you may prefer one over the other depending upon genres. However, this list has all the best Bollywood movies, which are must-watch for movieholics. So, scroll through and pick yours.
1. Queen (2014)
Queen is one of the all-time favorites of filmaholics. This movie features the story of a traditional family girl who has done everything per the social norms, but now she has decided to take a trip to Europe by herself. The whole story of the movie answers these questions, why the girl was forced to take this step, and what happens next? This movie gives mixed feelings, making you happy and sad at the same time. Moreover, Kangana Ranaut has outperformed the lead character (Rani) in this movie. This is one of such movies that you will never get bored and want to watch multiple times.
Check out Queen on Netflix.
2. The Lunchbox (2013)
The Lunchbox is one of the least popular movies in Bollywood. The movie is about a lonely housewife and an elderly man. The movie starts with a simple plot. The plot is, what if Mumbai Dabbawala lost a lunchbox? Answering this simple question, the movie takes us on a ride full of love, emotions, and family. This movie gives you an unforgettable experience; you must watch The Lunchbox as it is the gem of Bollywood.
Check out the Lunchbox on Netflix.
3. Special 26 (2013)
If you are a fan of Hollywood, you might have watched many interesting con movies; however, Special 26 has been the toughest competitor from Bollywood con movies. Akshay Kumar plays the lead, where he and his team pose as CBI officers and conduct fake raids to rob businessmen and politicians who are involved in tax evasion. Special 26 is the perfect pick for those who love Hindi con movies.
Check out Special 26 on Netflix.
4. Manto (2018)
This movie features the life story of Sadat Hussain Manto, a troubled and disputed Indo-Pakistani writer. The story shows us various artistic and censorship problems that writers face during their work. Nawazuddin Siddiqui plays the main character, Manto, and as usual, he has performed exceptionally. The movie is very indulging and binds you till the last moment. We recommend this movie to all Netflix viewers, as this is a must-watch.
Check out Manto on Netflix.
5. Ajji (2017)
Undoubtedly, this is one of the best Hindi movies we have come across on Netflix. Ajji is the story of revenge, and trust us; you would have never seen such a movie. The story revolves around a poor and old, feeble lady who decides to take revenge on a powerful man, who sexually assaults her granddaughter “Manda.” The lady plotted violent revenge against the man when no justice was served to Manda. Also, we would like to mention that this is not a movie for light-hearted viewers because not all can pass through the darker side of society in this movie. However, if you can survive such movies, then you do not want to miss this one.
Check out Ajji on Netflix.
6. No One Killed Jessica (2011)
No One Killed Jessica is a little old movie; however, it revolves around a true plot. The movie revolves around a girl who wants to seek justice for her younger sister’s murder. This thriller movie involves many facets of society, including betrayal, corruption, and everything one has heard or expected of the criminal justice system of India. You should not miss this one.
Watch No One Killed Jessica on Netflix.
7. Pad Man (2018)
This movie is based on the story of the life of Arunachalam Muruganantham, who strived to help Indian women by creating cheap sanitary pads. Starring Akshay Kumar, this movie shows the challenges faced by Muruganantham in the whole process. Also, you are going to love the performance of the actor; this movie offers a great viewing experience.
Check out Pad Man on Netflix.
8. Bareilly ki Barfi (2017)
Bareilly ki Barfi is a complete fun-package and has the perfect star-cast to keep that right proportion of fun and entertainment. Starring Ayushmann Khurana, Rajkumar Rao, Kriti Sanon, and Pankaj Tripathi, this movie is a complete roller coaster ride. The movie is about a free-spirited small-town girl, Bitti, who lives her life to the fullest on her own terms. The whole movie is about what happens when she meets Pritam Vidrohi (Rajkumar) and Chirag Dubey (Ayushmann). You are going to have a great time watching this movie.
Check out Bareilly ki Barfi on Netflix.
9. Udta Punjab (2016)
Udta Punjab shows a set of stories, which shows the dark side of the Indian state of Punjab, where the youth have been victims of drug abuse. The purpose of the movie is to pass on a message to society about how youth have been spoiled due to drug addiction. Also, various actors like Shahid Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, and others have showcased exceptional performances. Also, this movie is not for everyone; you must think twice before streaming this one.
Watch Udta Punjab on Netflix.
10. Mom (2017)
Mom is the last movie where we have been a part of the amazing performance by Bollywood superstar Sridevi. The movie is about a mother who seeks revenge for her daughter, who was attacked by a group of boys. The story revolves around a number of revenge plots, with a jaw-dropping performance by Sridevi as the lead character. You must add this movie straight to your watchlist if you are a fan of Sridevi’s work.
Watch Mom on Netflix.
11. Pink (2016)
Pink is a crime-drama Hindi movie, which shows how Indian society always blames girls for anything and everything wrong. The exceptional performance by Amitabh Bachchan has taken this movie a level ahead, as he plays a retired lawyer who restarts practicing to save three young ladies who are implicated in a murder. For crime-drama fans, this is a must-watch.
Check out Pink on Netflix.
12. Drishyam (2015)
This Hindi movie is based on the Malayalam superhit movie with the same title. The story is about a man who makes all possible efforts to keep his family safe. Ajay Devgan has performed exceptionally in this movie as the lead role. Mentioning a single sentence about the plot of the movie here will mean ruining your movie experience. Drishyam is one of the best thriller Bollywood movies we have ever come across, and you are going to enjoy this one.
Check out Drishyam on Netflix.
13. Baahubali (2015) and Bahubali 2 (2017)
Baahubali and Bahubali 2 were the most publicized movies in India, and the plot and story of the movie justify so. The ending of the Baahubali was so dramatic that the audience was eagerly awaiting its sequel. The movie stars Prabhas, who has been an exceptional performer and was directed by S.S. Rajamouli, who has been critically acclaimed for his works.
Check out Bahubali on Netflix.
14. A Wednesday (2008)
This also belongs to the collection of all-time favorites of movieholics. A Wednesday has set high bars for Bollywood movies. The story of the movie revolves around a common man who decides to do something on his own to stop terrorist attacks. The movie features two of the biggest Bollywood actors, Anupam Kher and Naseeruddin Shah, standing against each other. This is a gem of a movie, and you cannot miss watching this.
Watch A Wednesday on Netflix.
15. PK (2014)
PK is a movie that hits different social customs and religious superstitions of Indian society. This movie is a complete package of humor and fondness. The movie revolves around the story of an alien who has come on earth and has lost all his belongings, including the only device that can connect him to the spaceship. Amir Khan has performed amazingly in this movie as the alien who has a hard time dealing with all the social adjustments. Again, this one is also a must-watch from the list of Netflix Hindi movies.
Watch PK on Netflix.
16. Dear Zindagi (2016)
Dear Zindagi boasts a storyline that holds the audience till the end and amazing performances by Alia Bhatt and Shahrukh Khan. The story-driven plot of the movie makes it worth watching. You may not want to miss this stunning work of Alia and Shahrukh.
Watch Dear Zindagi on Netflix.
17. Madras Café (2013)
Madras Café is an action thriller movie. The story revolves around an Indian Intelligence agent who was in Sri Lanka on a secret mission but found himself involved in a civil war, and he meets a zealous journalist. This movie features John Abraham, one of his best performances. You are definitely going to love the story of the movie and the work of the actor.
Check out Madras Café on Netflix.
18. Masaan (2015)
Although Masaan is a small-budget Hindi movie, it has won the hearts of its audience. The movie showcases how people are punished in Benares for disrespecting moral traditions. The story revolves around Deepak, a poor young man, who falls in love with a young girl from another caste. The movie passes on a strong social message, and again this is a must-watch.
Check out Masaan on Netflix.
19. Sanju (2018)
Though many do not believe that it is the real-life story of Sanjay Dutt portrayed in the movie, but no one can deny Sanju is an exceptional movie. Ranbir Kapoor poses as Sanjay Dutt, and he has played the character amazingly, whether it’s Sanjay Dutt’s body language or his voice. This Hindi movie boasts a jaw-dropping solo performance.
Check out Sanju on Netflix.
20. Gurgaon (2017)
Undoubtedly, this Netflix Original movie boasts an outperforming star cast, in which Pankaj Tripathi shines the most. The story of this crime thriller movie revolves around a kidnapping. This movie shows the dark side of human character, and do not forget this is based on a real-life event. You cannot miss watching this one.
Check out Gurgaon on Netflix.
21. Margarita with a Straw (2014)
This is another great example of an extraordinary solo performance. Margarita with a Straw stars Kalki Koechlin, who plays a young lady with cerebral palsy who moves to New York for studying. The plot of the movie lies in self-discovery and love. This Netflix movie is going to be a fun watch.
Watch Margarita with a Straw on Netflix.
22. Taare Zameen Par (2007)
Taare Zameen Par showcases the story of a child who is suffering from dyslexia criticized by his parents, and a good teacher helps him recover. This is an emotional movie, and you are going to love the warmth between the child and his teacher. If you are a fan of movies that send across meaningful messages, you do not want to miss this one.
Check out Taare Zameen Par on Netflix.
23. Ugly (2013)
If you still have faith in humanity after watching Gurgaon, then you are definitely going to lose it after watch Anurag Kashyap’s Ugly. This thriller movie shows how ugly humans can get to attain their wants. This is definitely not a watch for a light-hearted audience, as the story revolves around ego, jealousy, and deception—an amazing watch.
Check out Ugly on Netflix.
24. Swades (2004)
If you are a Shahrukh Khan fan, you can never miss this movie. Though Swades flopped at the box office, it has been one of the most acclaimed and loved movies since then. The story revolves around an NRI who returns to India with a motive to take his nanny with him. During the whole process, he discovers why he should stay in his country and contribute to its development. A must-watch!
Watch Swades on Netflix.
25. Barfi (2012)
The story of this movie revolves around three people who are in love and how each decision changes their life. Ranbir Kapoor has played the lead role (Burfi) in the movie, and this has been his by-far best performance. This movie has such a huge impact on the audience that the movie forces you to think again about the definition of normal and abnormal in our society. Barfi gives you a mixed feeling, where you laugh and cry at the same time. You must add this move straight away to your Netflix watchlist.
Check out Barfi on Netflix.
All these 25 movies fall under the category of best Bollywood Hindi movies available on Netflix. Watch all of these, and tell us your favorite.
Happy Movie time!