The Best Hindi Movies on Amazon Prime Video in India [April 2020]

The Best Hindi Movies on Amazon Prime Video in India [April 2020]

Amazon Prime Hindi Movies online: To choose the best Hindi movies on Amazon Prime Video, we used Rotten Tomatoes and IMDb ratings, as well as other reviews, to create a shortlist. The latter two were preferred because RT does not provide a complete picture of Indian film reviews. In addition, we have used our own editorial judgment to add or remove a few. This list will be updated every few months if there are worthy additions or if some movies are removed from the service, so bookmark this page and continue to register. Here are the best Hindi movies currently available on Amazon Prime Video in India, sorted alphabetically.

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3 idiots (2009)

In this satire of the social pressures of the Indian education system, two friends recount their days of college and how their long lost third musketeer (Aamir Khan) inspired them to think creatively and independently in a strongly conformist world. Co-written and directed by Rajkumar Hirani, accused of the #MeToo movement.

Agneepath (1990)

Amitabh Bachchan won his first National Award (for best actor) with this action drama which follows a boy who, after the death of his father and the attempted rape of his mother by a gangster, turns into a gangster himself in adulthood (Bachchan) to take revenge. Has a small role for Alok Nath, who is accused in the #MeToo movement. Also, please ignore the 2012 remake which is also on Amazon.

Amal (2007)

After a poor Delhi rickshaw driver (Rupinder Nagra) was named the sole heir by a local billionaire (Naseeruddin Shah) just before his death, he must decide to keep him.

Amar Prem (1972)

Sharmila Tagore and Rajesh Khanna play in this remake of the 1970 Bengali film Nishi Padma, about a woman (Tagore) sold for prostitution in Calcutta then after being abandoned by her husband, and finds a kind of new family in a man lonely businessman (Khanna) and the neighbor’s son. Noted for his music – by R.D. Burman – his indictment of the hypocrisy of the middle class, and the humane, though heartbreaking, treatment of female suffering and prostitution.

Anand (1971)

Rajesh Khanna embodies the joyful eponymous man who does not let his diagnosis of a rare form of cancer interfere with what lies before him. Told from the point of view of his doctor friend (Amitabh Bachchan). Hrishikesh Mukherjee directs.

Andaz Apna Apna (1994)

Two slackers (Aamir Khan and Salman Khan) who belong to middle-class families compete for the affections of an heiress and inadvertently become his protectors against a local gangster in the favorite of the cult comedy by Rajkumar Santoshi.

Angoor (1982)

Almost a decade and a half after the first attempt – in 1968 Do Dooni Char – tanked at the box office, Gulzar also assumed the functions of director for this remake, which is ultimately based on Shakespeare’s play, The Comedy of Errors . With Sanjeev Kumar and Deven Verma in double roles, it is the story of two pairs of twins who were separated in childhood at sea, then reunited in adulthood, causing panic and much more.

Ankhon Dekhi (2014)

After a revealing experience involving the marriage of his daughter, a man in his fifties (Sanjay Mishra) decides that he will believe nothing that he cannot see, which naturally leads to dramatic complications.

Bajrangi Bhaijaan (2015)

Salman Khan, very controversial, embodies a devout Hindu Brahmin and an ardent fan of Hanuman in the drama of the scriptwriter and director Kabir Khan, who embarks on a journey to reunite a six-year-old dumb Muslim, lost in India, with her. parents in Pakistan. Kareena Kapoor co-stars. Salman is a convicted poacher, on bail and charged with manslaughter, pending appeal.

Bawarchi (1972)

This remake of the 1966 Bengali film Galpa Holeo Satyi brought together the trio Anand of Rajesh Khanna, Hrishikesh Mukherjee and Amitabh Bachchan, although the latter has a voice-over role. He is a cook (Khanna) who offers to work in a household known for his mistreatment of domestic help, to become the apple of everyone before disappearing with family jewelry.

Chak De! India (2007)

Ostracized and vilified by the press and the public, a former Muslim male hockey captain (Shah Rukh Khan) plans to redeem himself by coaching the unpolished Indian female hockey team to glory. Praised for his exploration of religious bigotry, ethnic prejudice, feminism and sexism, although his story sticks to the conventions and clichés of sports films. Inspired by the team’s actual victory at the 2002 Commonwealth Games.

Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi (1958)

The Kumar brothers – Kishore, Ashok and Anoop – are the stars of director Satyen Bose’s famous romantic comedy, which follows three men (the Kumars) with an aversion to women, whose lives change after two of them are fell in love. Madhubala co-stars. Naturally, Kishore also sang on the soundtrack, which gave us gems such as “Ek Ladki Bheegi Bhaagi Si” and “Haal Kaisa Hai Janaab Ka“.

Chashme Buddoor (1981)

Writer-director Sai Paranjpye followed his first award-winning feature film with this rom-com buddy, in which two friends try to break off a budding third-party relationship with a new girl in college after failing to woo herself. Praised for its impact on Bollywood conventions, either by upsetting them or by sending them out.

Chhoti Si Baat (1976)

This remake of the British film School for Scoundrels from 1960 transports the story to Bombay, where a sweet young man (Amol Palekar) turns to the colonel (Ashok Kumar) to fight a suave and daring man for the affections of a woman. Amitabh Bachchan, Dharmendra and Hema Malini appeared as themselves. Realization of Basu Chatterjee.

Chupke Chupke (1975)

The Hrishikesh Mukherjee remake of the Bengali film Chhadmabeshi, in which a newly married husband (Dharmendra) decides to prank on his wife’s allegedly intelligent brother-in-law (Sharmila Tagore), released the same year as Sholay. Amitabh and Jaya Bachchan also play the main role.

Darr (1993)

Shah Rukh Khan plays a stalker who has a crush on his classmate (Juhi Chawla), and torments her, her family and her boyfriend (Sunny Deol) for three hours in this romantic thriller by Yash Chopra, now considered the one of his best films.

Death in Gunj (2016)

In Konkona Sen Sharma’s first feature, a shy and sensitive Indian student (Vikrant Massey) pays a heavy price for his sweetness, during a car trip with his pretentious parents and family friends. Alongside Ranvir Shorey, Kalki Koechlin.

Dil Chahta Hai (2001)

Farhan Akhtar’s first film about three inseparable childhood friends whose very different approach to relationships creates pressure on their friendship remains a cult favorite. Aamir Khan, Saif Ali Khan and Star Preity Zinta.

Dil Se .. (1998)

Shah Rukh Khan plays a radio journalist who falls in love with a mysterious revolutionary (Manisha Koirala) in this third and last part of the thematic trilogy of the writer-director Mani Ratnam who depicts a love story on a political background. Here is the North East Indian uprising. Also known for A.R. Rahman‘s work, especially the title song and “Chaiyya Chaiyya”.

Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995)

Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol’s characters fall in love on a trip to Europe with their friends in this now iconic film – which still plays more than two decades later in a single-screen theater in Mumbai – but face obstacles as the woman’s conservative father promised to hand the marriage over to someone else.

Dosti (1964)

A harmonicist with a physical handicap and a smart street singer who has a visual impairment form a friendship and support each other throughout life in this black and white drama by the director of Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi Satyen Bose. Critics have called it a tribute to the triumph of the human spirit, which stands five decades later.

Dum Laga Ke Haisha (2015)

A videotape store owner and an RSS volunteer (Ayushmann Khurrana) agrees to marry a larger teacher in training (Bhumi Pednekar) under pressure from his family, then avoids him completely to the point of divorce. But after a court order mandates them to try to save their marriage, the two men begin to put themselves in the place of the other, before deciding to participate in a piggyback race. Won a national film award.

Firaaq (2008)

Naseeruddin Shah, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Inaamulhaq, Paresh Rawal and Deepti Naval are part of an overall cast for the debut of screenwriter-director Nandita Das, which examines the consequences of the 2002 pogrom of Gujarat across socio-economic strata . Won two National Film Awards and several others on the festival circuit.

Gangaajal (2003)

Ajay Devgn plays a chief police superintendent who is installed in a fictitious district of Bihar invaded by crime and corruption – one of the bad guys shares his name with the corrupt and convicted brother-in-law of Lalu Prasad Yadav – and promises to give life to the police force Duty. Prakash Jha writes and directs.

Wasseypur Gangs (2012)

Inspired by the 2008 Tamil film Subramaniapuram, Anurag Kashyap concocts a gangster epic – divided into two parts because of its operating time of more than five hours – which combines politics, revenge and romance by examining the power struggles between three families criminals in and around the Jharkhand city of Dhanbad, the epicenter of the coal mafia. Manoj Bajpayee, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, star Huma Qureshi.

Gol Maal (1979)

A chartered accountant (Amol Palekar), with a talent for singing and acting, falls deep into the rabbit hole after lying to his boss that he has a twin, in this comedy by Hrishikesh Mukherjee.

Gully Boy (2019)

A young aspiring street rapper (Ranveer Singh) from the slums of Mumbai sets out to realize his dream, while facing the complications that arise from his personal life and the socioeconomic strata to which he belongs. Zoya Akhtar conducts and Alia Bhatt plays alongside. The film has several similarities with Eminem-starrer 8 Mile, turns close to a cliché and co-ops the culture, but the soundtrack is much more powerful on the thematic level.

Hera Pheri (2000)

Unemployed and struggling with money, an owner and his two tenants (Paresh Rawal, Akshay Kumar and Sunil Shetty) have a chance to receive a ransom and plan to collect the ransom for themselves in this remake of the film Malayalam from 1989, Ramji Rao Speaking.

Hindi Medium (2017)

A Delhi-based couple of Chandni Chowk (Irrfan Khan and Saba Qamar) are struggling to get their five-year-old daughter accepted into an English-language school because they have aspirations of bringing her into the “elite” strata of Indian society. Khan and Qamar were praised for their performances, although the film was criticized for its missteps in the third act.

I’m Kalam (2010)

Nila Madhab Panda’s first feature film is the story of an intelligent and impoverished boy (Harsh Mayar), who befriends the son of a once noble family, and is inspired by the life of the late Indian president APJ Abdul Kalam – whose family was also poor in childhood – to pursue studies. Mayar won a national award.

Ishqiya (2010)

Naseeruddin Shah, Vidya Balan and Arshad Warsi act in this rural dark comedy located in Uttar Pradesh which follows two henchmen (Shah and Warsi) who decide to seek refuge with a local gangster after missing a job, but meet his widow (Balan) instead, who seduces them for his own machinations. Abhishek Chaubey (Udta Punjab) writes and directs.

Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro (1983)

In this satire of politics, bureaucracy and the media, two photographers (Naseeruddin Shah and Ravi Baswani) inadvertently capture a murder while trying to expose the wealthy. A dramatization of the Mahabharata in the third act is a very well known moment.

Jab we met (2007)

Shahid Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor (unrelated) play in this romantic drama by writer-director Imtiaz Ali – arguably his best work to date – in which a wealthy and depressed industrialist from Mumbai (Shahid) rides aimlessly on a train and meets a bubbly and talkative woman (Kareena), who forces her to accompany her to her home in Punjab.

Kaagaz Ke Phool (1959)

Guru Dutt directed and starred in what is considered one of the greatest films of all time, on a famous director (Dutt) who plays an unknown woman (Waheeda Rehman) in his next film, and on the opposite trajectories of their career. Strongly reminds of A Star Is Born, originally created in 1937 and then as a musical in 1954, which is itself a remake of What Price Hollywood? From 1932.

Kaala Patthar (1979)

On the basis of the Chasnala mining disaster of 1975, a dishonored Navy captain who became a coal miner (Amitabh Bachchan), the responsible engineer (Shashi Kapoor) and a fleeing armed thief (Shatrughan Sinha) working in the mine become unlikely heroes after cost. -the cut leads to a catastrophe on the mine. Yash Chopra realizes, from a Salim-Javed script.

Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003)

Shah Rukh Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Preity Zinta and Jaya Bachchan lead the star-studded cast of director Nikkhil Advani’s debut in New York, in which an introverted and tense girl (Zinta) from an immigrant (Bachchan) falls in love with her neighbor terminally ill (SRK), who hides this information while trying to get it to fall for his best friend (Saif). Criticized for being too long.

Kapoor & Sons (2016)

After their grandfather (Rishi Kapoor) suffered a cardiac arrest, two distant brothers returned to their childhood home where they faced several other family problems. Alia Bhatt, Ratna Pathak Shah also play the main role.

Lage Raho Munna Bhai (2006)

In this sequel to the 2003 original (also on the list), the gift of the eponymous underground world of Mumbai (Sanjay Dutt) begins to live according to the teachings of Mahatma Gandhi to impress a radio jockey (Vidya Balan) whom he has been seduced. Noted for its ability to balance the message with entertainment, although some have argued that it reduces Gandhism. Co-written and directed by Rajkumar Hirani, accused of the #MeToo movement.

Lakshya (2004)

Farhan Akhtar followed Dil Chahta Hai with this romantic war drama (protracted) about an aimless and irresponsible young man from Delhi (Hrithik Roshan) who joined the Indian army – the film was shot against a fictional version of the war of Kargil in 1999 – make his family and loved ones proud of him. Amitabh Bachchan, co-star of Preity Zinta.

The legend of Bhagat Singh (2002)

Ajay Devgn plays the titular revolutionary and freedom fighter in the biopic of the writer-director Rajkumar Santoshi, who follows Singh – and later his associates, Shivaram Rajguru, Sukhdev Thapar and Chandra Shekhar Azad – of the massacre of Jallianwala Bagh in bombing of the Parliament, which would eventually lead to their death by hanging (except that of Azad). Critics generally praised him, but some did not like his treatment of Gandhi.

Lipstick under my Burkha (2016)

Refused for six months by the Indian censorship committee, this black comedy focuses on four women (Ratna Pathak Shah and Konkona Sen Sharma among them) in a small town in India who have embarked on a journey to discover freedom and happiness in a conservative society.

Manorama six feet underground (2007)

Abhay Deol leads the cast of this neo-black thriller which openly recognizes his inspiration in Chinatown as he follows a public works engineer and amateur detective (Deol) who is paid by the wife of a minister to gather evidence of her husband’s affair, unaware that he is being used as a pawn in a larger conspiracy. Praised by critics, even if the public could not appreciate it.

Masoom (1983)

Shekhar Kapur’s first film is an uncredited adaptation of the 1983 Erich Segal novel “Man, Woman and Child”, in which the happy life of a family is disrupted after an orphan – born out of the husband (Naseeruddin Shah) with another wife – comes to live with them. It’s a real jerky, you think, and problematic in a few places.

Mughal-e-Azam (1960)

In what some call the best Hindi film ever made, a 16th-century Mughal prince (Dilip Kumar) collides with his father, Emperor Akbar (Prithviraj), after falling in love with a court dancer (Madhubala). Its historical accuracy is called into question, and the film takes creative liberties elsewhere, but that cannot take away from the fact that it represents an important stage in Indian cinema. Noted for its grandeur, in particular a musical piece located in a replica of the Sheesh Mahal of the Fort of Lahore.

Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. (2003)

After his parents find out he’s pretending to be a doctor, an underground Mumbai guy (Sanjay Dutt) tries to redeem himself by enrolling in medical college, where his compassion rubs against the bossy dean (Boman Irani ). Co-written and directed by Rajkumar Hirani, accused of the #MeToo movement.

Nadiya Ke Paar (1982)

Partly based on the novel by Keshav Prasad Mishra Kobhar Ki Shart, and best known for his overtly musical remake of 1994 Hum Aapke Hain Koun ..!, This romantic drama is the story of a married man and woman and the illicit romance that flourishes between their respective Siblings.

Naya Daur (1957)

In director-producer BR The best known and most successful film by Chopra, a driver from tonga – a type of horse-drawn carriage (Dilip Kumar) becomes a poster boy for the fate of an industrializing village, as he is challenged by an impossible race against the same thing that threatens their livelihood: a bus. Gave us the song “Yeh Desh Hai Veer“.

Newton (2017)

Winner of the National Prize for Best Hindi Film, in which Rajkummar Rao plays the role of a government employee who is trying to conduct free and fair elections in the Indian jungles controlled by Naxal-controlled conflicts

Padosane (1968)

Sunil Dutt, Saira Banu, Mehmood and Kishore Kumar are the stars of this remake of the 1952 Bengali film Pasher Bari, about a young man (Dutt) who falls in love with his new neighbor (Banu), then calls on his singer. actor friend (Kumar) to woo her away from her music teacher (Mehmood).

Parched (2016)

In a fictitious village in north-west India, the story of a female quartet: a widow in difficulty for half her life, her close friend (Radhika Apte) laughed at her infertility and was abused by her alcoholic husband, a dancer (Surveen Chawla) who plays for men at night and a married child. The writer-director Leena Yadav brings a nuance to their institutionalized problems and realism to their private interview.

Parinda (1989)

Jackie Shroff, Nana Patekar, Anil Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit and Anupam Kher are the stars of this criminal drama which finds two brothers (Shroff and Kapoor) caught alongside the gang war, after his boss (Patekar) ordered the death the friend of the other. Vidhu Vinod Chopra conducts. Patekar is accused of the #MeToo movement.

Phas Gaye Re Obama (2010)

Before the Jolly LLB legal comedy film series, writer-director Subhash Kapoor directed this satirical comedy of the post-2008 financial crisis about an Indo-American businessman hit by the recession (Rajat Kapoor) who returns home to sell ancestral property in Uttar Pradesh but is kidnapped by thugs hit by the recession. The two Kapoors are accused of the #MeToo movement; Rajat apologized.

Pinjar (2003)

Based on the Punjabi novel by Amrita Pritam of the same name and set in the years before and after the partition, a Hindu woman (Urmila Matondkar) returns to her Muslim abductor (Manoj Bajpayee) after being denied by her family when she evasion. Won a national award.

Poorna (2017)

Rahul Bose directed this true story of Malavath Poorna, a 13 year old girl from a Telugu speaking tribal family, who became the youngest Indian and the youngest woman in the world to climb Mount Everest. Anecdote: filmed in the very village of Telangana in which Poorna grew up.

Pyaasa (1957)

Guru Dutt directed and performed in this classic Calcutta ensemble of the time which follows a troubled and anxious poet named Vijay (Dutt) who cannot get recognition for his work until he meets Gulab (Waheeda Rehman) , a prostitute with a heart of gold.

Raazi (2018)

Based on actual events described in Harinder Sikka’s 2008 novel “Calling Sehmat”, Alia Bhatt plays the role of a RAW Kashmiri secret agent who marries a Pakistani military family at the request of her father, to spy the neighbor before and during 1971 Indo-Pak War. Meghna Gulzar writes and directs. Some critics have found it improbable, while most have praised Bhatt’s work.

Sadma (1983)

Balu Mahendra remade his own 1982 Tamil film Moondram Pirai with Kamal Haasan, Sridevi and Silk Smitha reprising their roles from the original. It is the story of a young woman (Sridevi) with retrograde amnesia who returns to a child’s mental state and ends up in a brothel, where she is rescued by a lone master (Haasan).

Sholay (1975)

Few films have a level of importance in popular Indian culture, thanks to the dialogues, characters and scenes, enjoyed by this excellent example of “Curry Western”, which mixes real elements with the works of Akira Kurosawa and Sergio Leone. It’s also a classic example of a “masala movie,” which cuts across several genres, though his slapstick attempts are less successful. Amitabh Bachchan, Dharmendra, Hema Malini, Sanjeev Kumar, and Jaya Bhaduri (now Bachchan) star.

Siddharth (2013)

After the son of a 12-year-old poor man from Delhi (Rajesh Tailang) disappeared while working hundreds of miles in Punjab, he travels across the country to find him, fearing that he has been trafficked

Talaash (2012)

Aamir Khan, Rani Mukerji and Kareena Kapoor direct the cast of this psychological crime thriller, in which a police officer (Khan) must face his past to solve a high-level murder, involving a sex worker (Kapoor) and his wife. in mourning (Mukerji). Co-written by Zoya Akhtar and Reema Kagti, also director. Widely praised, even if some think you are trying to do too much.

Titli (2014)

Located in the badlands of the belly of Delhi, the youngest member of a violent car theft fraternity tries to escape his family business and finds an unexpected confidant in his new wife, chosen for him by his rebellious brothers. Ranvir Shorey co-stars.

Caught (2016)

Rajkummar Rao plays the role of a call center employee who unintentionally locks himself in a high-rise building without food, water, or electricity in this survival thriller by Vikramaditya Motwane. Widely praised, although some critics felt that the combined talents of Rao and Motwane should have offered more.

Tumbbad (2018)

While searching for a secret treasure in a 20th century Maharashtra village, a man and his son face the consequences of building a temple for a legendary demon who should not be worshiped in this psychological horror movie. .

Ugly (2014)

In this thriller by writer and director Anurag Kashyap, a combat actor (Rahul Bhat) and a police officer (Ronit Roy) search for a missing 10-year-old girl: her daughter and daughter-in-law, respectively. Ranked as one of Kashyap’s best by many, although some objected to his routine, flaccidity, and unethical ideas.

Vaastav: reality (1999)

Freely inspired by the life of the gangster of Mumbai Chhota Rajan, a young man (Sanjay Dutt) of the ghettos accidentally assassinates someone, leading to a life of crime where he quickly climbs the ladder, before embarking on a spiral.

Veer-Zaara (2004)

The penultimate management adventure of Yash Chopra, which lasts more than three hours, involves star-studded lovers, an Indian Air Force pilot (Shah Rukh Khan) and the daughter of a Pakistani politician ( Preity Zinta), whose story is told in a flashback to a Pakistani lawyer (Rani Mukerji) by the pilot imprisoned after 22 years. Praised for its secular and feminist themes and its representation of Indo-Pakistani relations.

Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011)

Hrithik Roshan, Farhan Akhtar and Abhay Deol play three childhood friends who have embarked on a single journey through Spain, which becomes an opportunity to heal past wounds, fight their worst fears and fall in love with life . Zoya Akhtar directs, while Katrina Kaif and Kalki Koechlin co-star.

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