What are the best Hindi movies?

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    #1 A Wednesday!

     A Wednesday!

    A Wednesday! is an Indian thriller movie directed by Neeraj Pandey and starring Naseeruddin Shah and Anupam Kher in 2008. This film won at the National Awards and Star Screen Awards while it was nominated at the Filmfare Awards. 

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    Rose Fernandez
    Written on December 24, 2017
    "this is a very interesting movie. the plot was verywell done and performed, it had a surprise twist at the end. it is a good Bollywood thriller. "
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    #2Drishyam

    Drishyam

    Drishyam is an Indian drama mystery film directed by Nishikant Kamat and produced by Kumar Mangat Pathak, Ajit Andhare, and Abhishek Pathak. It stars actors Ajay Devgn, Tabu, Shriya Saran, Ishita Dutta, and Mrunal Jadhav.

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    Diya Sarin
    Written on December 25, 2017
    "I watched this in 2015 when it first came out with my adopted children, who are Hindi. First off, it was great to see a strong female character for my little girl. I hate to say it but so many women in popular Hindi films are caricatures or only serve as a plot hook for the main (male) characters. I don't want to spoil it but let me say there are some crazy plot twists. A lot of fun to watch, a roller coaster all the way through."
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    #3Lagaan: Once Upon A Time in India

    Lagaan: Once Upon A Time in India

    One of the most epic films in Bollywood history. Lagaan: Once Upon A Time in India tells the story of the habitants of a small village in Victorian India that stake their future on a game of cricket against their ruthless British rulers.

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    Donald Howell
    Written on December 21, 2017
    "With its high rating and storyline, this film, Once Upon a Time In India could be a very fun and entertaining Hindi movie for just about anyone to sit back and enjoy. I also love how this link is through Amazon, giving someone certified reviews, as well as related films!"

Did you know?

Did you know that the highest grossing Hindi movie of all time is the movie "Dangal"? It gotten over $300 million worldwide, including $216.2 million in China. Becoming one of the country's top 20 highest-earning films and the highest-earning non-English foreign film in China. The film has been watched more than 400 million times on Chinese streaming platforms. Its movie earnings makes it one of the best Hindi movies.

Dangal is a 2016 Indian Hindi-language nonfiction sports drama film. Nitesh Tiwari is the director and Aamir Khan lead the producing, under his studio Aamir Khan Productions. UTV Motion Pictures and Walt Disney Pictures India also helped in producing the film. The film based on the Phogat family. It tells the story of Mahavir Singh Phogat (Aamir Khan), a nonprofessional wrestler, who trains his daughters Geeta Phogat and Babita Kumari to become India's first world-class female wrestlers. It is also revealed that Aamir Khan did a lot of hard work on his body to give the exact looks as per the need of the movie. The coach of the Indian wrestling team, Kripa Shankar Bishnoi was his trainer. The shooting of the movie began on September 1, 2015, and within the next three months he had gained 9% fat, and the weight rose to 98 kg for the movie. He lost the excess weight from January to April 2016. Critics claimed that this Aamir Khan movie is one of the good Hindi movies due to its honest emotions and hard work.

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    #4Gangs of Wasseypur

    Gangs of Wasseypur

    Gangs of Wasseypur is a 2011 Bollywood film that narrates the clash between Sultan and Shahid Khan that leads to the expulsion of Khan from Wasseypur. It was directed by Anurag Kashyap based on Zeishan Quadri's story.

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    Liu Jiang
    Written on December 18, 2017
    "This is an epic, violent, long sprawling gangster movie. It follows these characters lives over 7 decades through two 2.5 hour movies. They will both be included on this blu-ray release. This movie was made in 2012 but just got its first american theatrical release earlier in 2015. There were imports of this movie that i heard had awful quality. This movie is in IMDB's top 250 (deservedly so) with a 95% on rottentomatoes as well as 89% on metacritic and a 4/4 from rogerebert.com"
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    #5Baby

    Baby

    Baby is about an elite counter-intelligence unit who discovered a horrible plan masterminded by a maniac. They run out of time while tracking a group of terrorist that is about to attack the heart of India.

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    Kimberly George
    Written on December 16, 2017
    "The video contains a lots of intermittent stops that totally ruined the movie experience. We had friends over our house and rented this movie, but the stops (or pauses) in the video made it a very awful show, especially when the movie is a thriller. Amazon - please look into this matter, already the rental price is quite high and we did not enjoy a single bit of it. A reimbursement would be appreciated."
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    #63 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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    Saanvi Bose
    Written on December 17, 2017
    "This was my first foray into the Bollywood world and I must say it set the bar incredible high. This movie is now one of my top five favorite movies of all time it was that good. There are moments which are a bit ridiculous (which I found incredibly entertaining) and there are moments which are tragic. It encompasses the full range of human emotion throughout the film and maintains the perfect balance of light-heartedness and a powerful message. This movie is perfect for any college student as it has quite a relatable theme. It is filled with substance and I could not recommend the movie enough!"
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    #7My Name is Khan

    My Name is Khan

    My Name is Khan is a 2010 movie directed by Karan Johar and written by Shibani Bathija. It is about a Muslim man from India with Asperger's syndrome who traveled across the country with one goal in mind: have a conversation with the President. 

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    Nicole Hall
    Written on December 26, 2017
    "When looking for a best Hindi movie, My name is Khan is a must watch! The best part of the movie is the main character has a goal in mind and it is the main focus of the movie. He has a goal to have a conversation with the president and it is interesting to watch his journey!"
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    #8Special 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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    #9Haider

    Haider

    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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    Jeffrey Castro
    Written on December 17, 2017
    "This movie has fantastic cinematography, direction and acting all around! It is a great example of Bollywood's finest work and will leave you completely satisfied as it is an exemplary reworking of an old classic. I loved every minute of it. "
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    #10Mulk

    Mulk

    Country, also known as Mulk (original title), is a 2018 Hindi drama movie directed by Anubhav Sinha and starred by Tapsee Pannu, Neena Gupta, and Abdul Quadir Amin. This film tells the story of a controversial family.

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    Sean Nagari
    Written on November 7, 2018
    "The film is shot in Benaras and Lucknow, and cinematographer Ewan Mulligan has evocatively captured the spirit of both the places. There is a grittiness, a graniness, a grimness rather to the cinematography which goes with the bitter subject of the film. Ballu Saluja’s deft editing brings a fluidity to the proceedings. The writing, especially the idiomatic dialogue and the court scenes are the soul of the film. Kudos to director Sinha for that. And he should be lauded for his spot on casting as well. Every actor looks their part. They feel like a family when they are together, their uneven odds and ends fitting into each other to make a whole."
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    #11Ae Dil Hai Mushkil

    Ae Dil Hai Mushkil

    This story tells the journey of Alizeh and Ayan, as they navigate life, discover love and overcome heartbreaks. With this movie you will explore the shapes that love can take and the ways it changes us.

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    Aunielle Neal
    Written on February 2, 2018
    "Must Watch! This is a romance and it is so beautiful. I watched this movie and ended up a better person afterwards! literally my favorite movie ever! Its a bit long but it keeps you on the edge of your seat the entire time. LOVE! LOVE! LOVE!"
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    #12Hamari Adhuri Kahaani

    Hamari Adhuri Kahaani

    Hamari Adhuri Kahaani is Indian romance and drama film directed by Mohit Suri. It was released in 2015 and starred Emraan Hashmi, Vidya Balan, and Rajkummar Rao. It is about a single mom torn between her past and her new lover.

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    sai kiran
    Written on October 5, 2018
    "I want to c it"
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    #13Dark Wind

    Dark Wind

    Dark wind (2017) is an Indian drama film directed by Nila Madhab Panda. In this movie, a blind old man and a young bank loan recovery agent, who never contributed to battle against climate change, have to fight for their survival in extreme weather conditions.

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    Raymond Gray
    Written on March 26, 2018
    "If you're looking for one of the best Hindi movies, I highly recommend Nila Madhab Panda's Dark Wind. This film is going to stay in my memories for a long time, no matter how hard I try to wash it out with other movie dribble. The film is full of just the right kind of drama, and I was truly mesmerized by not only its characters, but it's cinematography as well. It's darkly humorous at times, too. Please check this out if you're a fan of Hindi movies."
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    #14Fraud Saiyaan

    Fraud Saiyaan

    Fraud Saiyaan is a Hindi movie directed by Sourabh Shrivastava starring Arshad Warsi, Saurabh Shukla, and Fiora Saini in 2019. This comedy-drama film features the story of a con-man. 

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Best What are the best Hindi movies
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1 A Wednesday!Movies 11 Paid
2DrishyamMovies 11 Free
3Lagaan: Once Upon A Time in IndiaMovies 9 Paid
4Gangs of WasseypurMovies 9 Paid
5BabyMovies 9 Paid
63 IdiotsMovies 8 Paid
7My Name is KhanMovies 8 Paid
8Special 26Movies 6 Paid
9HaiderMovies 5 Paid
10MulkMovies 2 Free
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