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Top 10 Best Bollywood Movies on Netflix

Top 10 Best Bollywood Movies on Netflix: Netflix has become the number one subscription-based video content streaming service in the world. It allows the subscribers to watch movies and TV shows without any commercials on their mobile phones and laptops. It allows the users to watch tons of Hollywood and Bollywood movies and shows and the good thing is that most of this is top-rated content.

Top 10 Best Bollywood Movies on Netflix

Netflix has some of the best Bollywood movies to watch on it and I guess you are more willing to watch if you are already a subscriber. So, without any further ado let’s see the list of Top 10 Best Bollywood Movies on Netflix.

No.1  3 Idiots

3 Idiots is a masterpiece directed by Raj Kumar Hirani and has every element like Drama, Emotions, Comedy, tragedy, and most importantly how to deal with problems in life. The movie is based on the novel “Five Point Someone” by Chetan Bhagat. This is a story of 3 friends in an engineering college among which Rancho is the smartest and out-of-box thinker. The story revolves around various problems of student life and is a satire on the Education System of our country. It focuses on going after excellence, not success, if you are excellent in something, success will come to you anyways.

  • IMDb Ratings:4/10
  • Genre: Drama, Comedy
  • Rated: PG 13+
  • Duration: 170 min
  • Release Date: 25 December 2009
  • Star Cast: Aamir Khan, Sharman Joshi, R. Madhavan, Boman Irani, Kareena Kapoor, Omi Vaidya.

No.2 Taare Zameen Par

Taare Zameen par was released in the year 2007 and it is one of the best emotional films of Bollywood available on Netflix. This is a story about a boy, Ishaan, who has the problem of dyslexia and due to which he continuously fails to score good grades in his school. His parents and teachers keep scolding him without having the idea about his problem but things get better for him when he is sent to a boarding school where his new Art and Crafts teacher find out his problem and helps him to overcome his situation.

  • IMDb Ratings:4/10
  • Genre: Drama, Family
  • Rated: PG
  • Duration: 165 min
  • Release Date: 21 December 2007
  • Star Cast: Aamir Khan, Darsheel Safary, Tisca Chopra.

No.3 Dangal

This movie is a real inspirational one, and especially for girls. The movie gives the important message that girls can do anything that boys can do and second if you focus on your goal along with doing hard work, you will get success. This movie is based on the life of Wrestler “Mahavir Singh Phogat” and his daughters “Geeta Phogat” and “Babita Phogat”. Mahavir Singh wants a son so he can fulfill his dream to win a gold medal in wrestling for India but every time a girl is born. Later he decides to train his daughter to become a wrestler as he did not have a son. The movie shows the difficulties he faces to train his girls as a wrestler in between the orthodox-minded villagers and the Sacrifices they make to reach their dream of winning a gold medal for India.

  • IMDb Ratings:4/10
  • Genre: Action, Sport
  • Rated: U
  • Duration: 169 min
  • Release Date: 23 December 2016
  • Star Cast: Aamir Khan, Fatima Sana Sheikh, Sanya Malhotra, Zaira Wasim.

No.4 Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

This is one of the best movies on the list in terms of the message it gives to the audience. The movie highlights the importance of living in the moment and adopting a “do it now” mentality before it’s too late. This is a story of 3 friends, Arjun, Imraan, and Kabir, who decides to go to Spain on a vacation for the Bachelor’s party of Kabir. All three, try to fight out their demons of fear and try to find out how to live a more meaningful life. Arjun and Imraan find out their love interest on the trip and change their way of living life after this trip. In the movie, each one is having some past and present problems individually and they try to solve them by understanding that “You Live Only Once”.

  • IMDb Ratings:2/10
  • Genre: Drama, Romance
  • Rated: U
  • Duration: 155 min
  • Release Date: 15 July 2011
  • Star Cast: Hritik Roshan, Farhan Akhtar, Abhay Deol, Katrina Kaif, Kalki koechlin.

No.5 Swades

“Swades” is a story of an NRI, Mohan, who works in NASA and returns to his hometown village to take her childhood Nany with him to the USA, After his parent died in an accident. But things change when he looks at the miserable living conditions of the people in that village and also gets hooked up with Gita, a girl from the same village. Mohan decides to stay and work for the betterment of the life of people and realizes that there are more important things in life than money and success.

  • IMDb Ratings:2/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Duration: 203 min
  • Release Date: 17 December 2004
  • Star Cast: Shahrukh Khan, Gayatri Joshi, Kishori Ballal.

No.6 Lagaan

“Lagaan” is a story of a small village at the time of British rule, where the British government takes yearly taxes from the villagers. When villagers are burdened by the heavy taxes of the British Government, several years of drought completely make them unable to pay taxes for the last year also. So looking at this Captain Russell offers them a deal to play a game of cricket, if they win, their taxes will be waive off and if they lose, they have to pay triple taxes. With no other option, a young villager name Bhuvan accepts the challenge and starts gathering and training his team for the match.

  • IMDb Ratings:1/10
  • Genre: Musical/Romance
  • Rated: PG
  • Duration: 225 min
  • Release Date: 15 June 2001
  • Star Cast: Aamir Khan, Gracy Singh, Rachel Shelley.

No.7 Dil Chahta Hai

“Dil Chahta hai” is a story of 3 best friends, Aakash, Siddharth and Sameer who gets separated after college due to their different career path. All three were carefree and bold but they find it difficult to adapt to their new life and commitments after separation. Aakash is sent to Sydney by his father to look after their family business, Sid is an artist and starts his career in painting and Sameer roams in search of love and a career. The movie focuses on the reality of life and how things change with age. The movie shows the love interest and work areas of all three friends and how they face new challenges in life.

  • IMDb Ratings:1/10
  • Genre: Romance, Musical
  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Duration: 185 min
  • Release Date: 10 August 2001
  • Star Cast: Aamir Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Akshaye Khanna, Preity Zinta, Dimple Kapadia.

No.8 Udaan

This one makes to the list not only due to good ratings and awards but it is certainly a fan favorite. The story highlights the problem of teenager’s career aspirations, clashing with the aspirations and values of their parents and society. This is a story about a young boy who wants to become a writer but is forced to work at his father’s factory after getting expelled from his boarding school. The movie contains the drama of the parent-child relationship and the emotional trauma that children may face at such young age.

  • IMDb Ratings:1/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Duration: 134 min
  • Release Date: 16 July 2010
  • Star Cast: Rajat Barmecha, Ronit Roy, Manjot Singh, Ram Kapoor.

No.9 Rang De Basanti

This movie was especially liked by the young audience when it was released and it is another brilliant movie of Bollywood, as it conveys a great message to youth towards their duties and how to raise your voice against what is happening wrong in our system. The story revolves around a group of friends and a foreign student, Sue, who selects few students to portray freedom fighters for his movie but it awakens their patriotism in reality. They turn rebel against the corrupt system and plan an assassination of a politician to avenge the death of their friend Ajay.

  • IMDb Ratings:1/10
  • Genre: Drama, Comedy, Crime
  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Duration: 167 min
  • Release Date: 2006
  • Star Cast: Aamir Khan, Soha Ali Khan, Alice Patten, Sharman Joshi, Kunal Kapoor, Siddharth.

No.10 Jab We Met (Top 10 Best Bollywood Movies on Netflix)

This is one of the best works of Imtiaz Ali as a movie director. This movie is a romantic drama cum adventure with full-on entertainment. The movie contains everything, love story, songs, drama, complications, and a happy ending. The movie revolves around two strangers, Aditya and Geet. Aditya, a rich businessman gets heartbroken after his girlfriend marries someone else. He leaves everything behind and boards a train aimlessly where he meets a Punjabi girl named “Geet”. Situations keep them traveling together for few days and they develop love interest unknowingly. The funny humour of Geet throughout the movie is a bonus.

  • IMDb Ratings:9/10
  • Genre: Romance, Musical
  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Duration: 203 min
  • Release Date: 26 October 2007
  • Star Cast: Shahid Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor, Varun Malhotra.


Q1. Which is the best Bollywood movie to watch on Netflix?

Ans. 3 Idiots is the best Bollywood movie to watch on Netflix.

Q2. Which Bollywood actors have the highest rated movies on IMDb?

Ans. Aamir Khan has the highest-rated movies and most of them are available on Netflix.

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