Whether you are a fan of comedy, romance, tragedy, or adventure, Bollywood gets you covered. The inclusion of subtitles has made Bollywood movies spread globally, despite most of its movies being acted in Hindi, which is India’s official language. So when you hear Hindi movies, it still refers to Bollywood movies.
Inclusively, we will be looking at the new Hindi movies on Netflix which double as the best.
10 Best Bollywood Movies on Netflix
1. Looop Lapeta (2022)
Genre: Comedy Thriller
Runtime: 131 Minutes
Director: Aakash Bhatia
Loop Lapeta is a new Hindi movie on Netflix that was greatly inspired by the 1998 German best-selling movie “Run Lola Run.” The storyline was about Savi, a former athlete (Taapsee Pannu, Haseen Dillruba) who had less than an hour to save her lazy boyfriend Satya (Tahir Raj Bhasin, Yeh Kaali Kaali Ankhein), after losing his boss $5 million. And it happened that his boss is a deadly gangster. Savi in the run to save her pathetic boyfriend faced many obstacles, but will her bad attitude to in the way of her saving her boyfriend?
2. The Fame Game (2022)
Genre: Mystery, Drama
The Fame Game (formerly titled Finding Anamika) is a thriller inspired by the life story of Actress Madhuri Dixit, who married an American Surgeon. The show simply shows how the fans may not know exactly what is happening in a celebrity’s private life. The storyline started with Anamika Anand (Dixit) who is living a charming life. When Anamika disappears, the police began investigations, people close to her became suspects and troubles fell on the home. But who actually is behind Anamika’s disappearance, let’s watch out!!
3. Sir (2021)
Genre: Romantic Drama
Director: Rohena Gera
Run time: 99 minutes
Sir is a new Hindi movie that hit Netflix early in 2021. The movie featured Tillotama Shome star as Ratna, who is a housemaid to Ashwin that belonged to the upper-middle-class cadre.
After a while, Ratna, the housemaid, and Ashwin begin to develop a socially forbidden love slowly. The love seems organic and exciting and it all started when Ratna helps Ashwin to recover from a broken engagement while Ratna tells him about her late husband. But will their love blossom, or will it be kept a secret forever?
4. Article 15 (2019)
Genre: A neo-noir crime drama
Director: Anubhav Sinha
Run time: 130 minutes
This movie was inspired by multiple real-life cases of crimes sponsored by caste-based discrimination. The movie prohibits discrimination based on religion, race, caste, or sex which is in practice in modern-day India.
The movie has to do with two Dali girls trapped in a school bus by some men, who were later gang-raped, what will become the fate of the girls? Will the law catch up with the offenders?
5. Om Shanti Om (2007)
Genre: Romantic Comedy Drama
Director: Farah khan
Run time: 170 minutes
Om Shanti Om is a Hindi musical satirical fantasy comedy-drama that features Om (Shah Rukh Khan) who dreams of being a superstar to prove to his Shantipriya (Deepika Padukone) that he is worthy of her love.
An encounter brought them together, but something became a barrier to their bond, and can possibly affect their lives, and that was Shanti’s secret. What secret was Shanti hiding?
6. Billu (2009)
Genre: Comedy Drama
Run time: 196 minutes
This movie featured late actor Irrfan Khan who plays the titular Billu, a village barber who claims that Sahir Khan, his childhood best friend is the Bollywood superstar.
Sahir came into town for a film shoot, putting Billu’s stories to the test and sowing seeds of doubts in the hearts of the quirky villagers. The funny nature of Billu himself will keep you glued to the drama.
But are Billu and Sahir Khan really fans? Do they know each other? Is it all a lie to get the village to respect him?
7. Stree (2018)
Genre: Comedy horror drama
Director: Amar Kaushik
Run time: 128 minutes
Stree is a dark comedy movie that tells the story of a courtesan’s ghost who haunts the village during annual religious festivities and abducts local men. A tailor named Vicky (Rajkummar Rao) falls for the ghost as she visits during the festival. Vicky’s friends start to decode that his mysterious crush might be Stree, the ghost and they embark on the mission to uncover the truth and save the village.
8. Dangal (2018)
Genre: Sports Drama
Director: Nitesh Tiwari
Run time: 161 minutes
The movie was based on the true story of Indian female wrestlers Geeta and Babita bhagat. The movie retraced the success of the wrestlers to their father, a retired wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat (Aamir Khan), who through strict discipline which involves the girls cutting their hair and start eating meat to gain protein to become champions.
Dangal uncovers sexism in Indian sports and families. Did the girls find it easy to become wrestlers? Did the community fight them for being female wrestlers?
9. Badhaai Da (2022)
Genre: Comedy Drama
Director: Harshavardhan Kulkarni
Run time: 147 minutes
The story featured Shardul (Rajkumar Rao) and Suman (Bhumi Pednekar) who are of the same age, and both are pressured to get married, and neither of them wants to open up to the families that they are gay.
After much pressure, Shardul suggested that they get married to appease their parents do away with the pressures, and continue to live their lives peacefully away from their parent’s intrusion. It is easier said than done, as it became a journey of immense growth for both characters, unveiling their emotional tenacity.
10. Andhadhun (2018)
Genre: Comedy Crime Thriller Film
Director: Sriram Raghavan
Runtime: 138 minutes
Andhadhun is a black comedy crime thriller drama featuring Ayushmann Khurrana as a blind pianist, Aakash who becomes embroiled in the murder of a retired actor. Andhadhum will keep you glued to the television as the plot unveils in a way you never expected.
Bollywood is gradually dominating the world of Netflix with its diverse movie drama, if you haven’t watched any of the movies above, you are missing a lot. Best movies to keep you company on a sad day!!!