What are the best Bollywood movies on Netflix?

Without a doubt, Bollywood movies are on the rise in the international film scene and they are definitely worth watching given the talented actors, top-notch production, and a plot that will pique your interest! Binge-watch these best Bollywood movies on Netflix and find your new favorite film.

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    #1Jaane Tu... Ya Jaane Na

    Jaane Tu... Ya Jaane Na

    Jaane Tu... Ya Jaane Na is a Bollywood movie on Netflix starring Imran Khan, Genelia D'Souza, and Manjari Fadnis, among many others. The romantic comedy film is directed by Abbas Tyrewala and released in 2008.


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    Harini Trivedi
    Written on February 21, 2019
    "Out of all the Indian romcoms that I watched, this one will always be my favorite. Good thing that I can always rewatch this on Netflix. 😍"
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    #2The Legend of Bhagat Singh

    The Legend of Bhagat Singh

    The Legend of Bhagat Singh is an Indian film on Netflix which was released on June 7, 2002. The film that runs for two hours and thirty-five minutes is directed by Rajkumar Santoshi and starring Ajay Devgn, Sushant Singh, and D. Santosh.


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    Hemant Rathore
    Written on February 21, 2019
    "Ajay Devgan's portrayal as Bhagat Singh got me. I recommended this Bollywood movie to my officemates to watch this on Netflix. "
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    #3Pad Man

    Pad Man

    Pad Man is a Hindi movie that is available to stream on Netflix which is written and directed by R. Balki. The comedy movie based on real-life stars Akshay Kumar, Radhika Apte, and Sonam Kapoor. It was released on February 9, 2018.


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    Cheryl Cook
    Written on February 21, 2019
    "Just bored one afternoon and stumble upon this Bollywood movie on Netflix. It has great humor and at the same time, tackles a societal issue. "


Did you know that Bollywood actor Aamir Khan produced and directed the film Taare Zameen Par? The film centered on a dyslexic child and his art teacher marked Khan's directorial debut in 2007. In Taare Zameen Par or Like Stars on Earth, Aamir also plays the main role as the art teacher. Despite Taare Zameen Par being his first film as a director, Aamir won notable awards for his work. He garnered the Filmfare Awards for Best Director as well as Best Film in 2008. Since he began his career in 1973 as a child actor, Aamir Khan grew up in the Bollywood film industry. Not only that, but he also became a top actor with a good sum of his movies on the list of highest-grossing movies of India. These movies include Dangal, 3 Idiots, and PK, which are some of the best Indian movies on Netflix. Due to his successful career as an actor, the media has dubbed Aamir Khan as Mr. Perfectionist.

As an actor, Aamir Khan usually only takes one role per year despite receiving many offers in his career. He also takes on a new challenge or face in each of his roles. He proves that he can offer a significant contribution to Bollywood movies. Meaning, he takes on roles which highlight certain social issues. Some of which include the learning conditions in Taare Zameen Par, the pressure of college students in 3 Idiots, and more. Most of the roles he portrays are those that don't depend on romance or action to propel a film to box office success.

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    #4Bareilly Ki Barfi

    Bareilly Ki Barfi

    Bareilly Ki Barfi is a romantic comedy Bollywood movie that is available to stream and download on Netflix starring Ayushmann Khurrana, Kriti Sanon and Rajkummar Rao. The film is directed by Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari and released in 2017.


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    Yi Tan
    Written on February 21, 2019
    "My Indian friend suggested this movie on Netflix. The ending was mind-blowing! Didn't expect that. "
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    #5Jab We Met

    Jab We Met

    Jab We Met is a romantic drama Hindi-language movie that is on Netflix which is written and directed by Imtiaz Ali. The rom-com stars Shahid Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor, and Tarun Arora. Jab We Met was released in 2007.


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    Sara Kim
    Written on February 21, 2019
    "Another Bollywood romantic movie that I love. Thanks, Netflix. ❤"
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    Haider is an Indian crime movie directed by Vishal Bhardwaj starring Tabu, Shahid Kapoor, and Shraddha Kapoor. It is the first Indian film to win several awards at the Rome Film Festival including Best Dialogue and Best Costume Design.


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    Rakesh Malik
    Written on February 21, 2019
    "Woah! A great action movie on Netflix! I just discovered that this is the third installment of Shakesperean trilogy. Hoping that Maqbool and Omkara is on Netflix too. "
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    #7Special 26

    Special 26

    Based on true events, Special 26 tells the story of a gang of con-men that rob prominent rich businessmen and politicians by posing as C.B.I and income tax officers. If you liked The Usual Suspects, you are gonna love Special 26.


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    Chirag Pawar
    Written on February 21, 2019
    "If you like movies that are based on real life, I suggest you give this a try. The plot twist was really good. "
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    Kahaani is an Indian Hindi-language mystery movie written and directed by Sujoy Ghosh. The thriller film stars Vidya Balan, Parambrata Chatterjee, and Indraneil Sengupta. It was released in India on March 9, 2012.


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    Ridhi Sharma
    Written on February 21, 2019
    "I was not expecting a lot from this film but the suspense in Kahaani made me interested. Netflix has this so I rewatched it. "
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    #93 Idiots

    3 Idiots

    3 Idiots is an Indian comedy-drama directed by Rajkumar Hirani. It was released in 2009 and starred Aamir Khan, Ranganathan Madhavan, and Sharman Joshi. It is also considered as a satire about the stressful Indian educational system.


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    Vihaan Nair
    Written on September 3, 2019
    "ALL IZZ WELL! Hands down to one of the best Bollywood movies on Netflix! It's a movie that will make you laugh, cry, smile, and wonder about many things in life. "
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    #10Andaz Apna Apna

    Andaz Apna Apna

    Andaz Apna Apna is an Indian comedy movie written and directed by Rajkumar Santoshi. The family flick stars Aamir Khan, Salman Khan, and Raveena Tandon. It was released in India on November 4, 1994.


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    Vihaan Khan
    Written on September 3, 2019
    "andaz apna apna comedy never get old! still get me everytime!! i love to watch hindi movies on netflix and this no exception!!!"
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    Based on real-life events, Dangal is an Indian Hindi-language sports drama film from Nitesh Tiwari and stars Aamir Khan, Sakshi Tanwar, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Zaira Wasim, Sanya Malhotra, Suhani Bhatnagar, Aparshakti Khurana, and Girish Kulkarni.


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    Amit Venkatesan
    Written on September 3, 2019
    "It comes to no surprise that Dangal is on this list considering it's the highest groosing film of india. I take pride in Aamir Khan! this is my favorite of bollywood movies on netflix!!!"
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    #12Taare Zameen Par (Like Stars on Earth)

    Taare Zameen Par (Like Stars on Earth)

    Taare Zameen Par (Like Stars on Earth) is an Indian drama film produced and directed by Aamir Khan. It was first released in 2007 by Aamir Khan Production and UTV Home Entertainment. It starred Darsheel Safary, Aamir Khan and Tanay Chheda.


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    Aaryan Trivedi
    Written on September 3, 2019
    "This is one of the Indian movies on netflix that I will never forget. I watched this when I was younger and I rewatched it again and it never fails to make me cry and at the same time feel inspired."


Best What are the best Bollywood movies on Netflix
1Jaane Tu... Ya Jaane NaMovies 17 Paid
2The Legend of Bhagat SinghMovies 10 Paid
3Pad ManMovies 4 Paid
4Bareilly Ki BarfiMovies 3 Paid
5Jab We MetMovies 3 Paid
6HaiderMovies 2 Paid
7Special 26Movies 2 Paid
8KahaaniMovies 0 Free
93 IdiotsMovies 0 Paid
10Andaz Apna ApnaMovies 0 Paid

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