300 Iconic Indian Films – Everything You Need To Know

1. Fireflies-Jonaki Porua (2019)

Assamese film ‘Fireflies’ (Jonaki Porua) has attracted interest in Indian and international arenas. The film follows Jahnu, a character played by Benjamin, who lives in a secluded village in rural Assam on the banks of the Brahmaputra River. He is mocked by the villagers because he wears his femininity on his sleeves.

Director: Prakash Deka

Language: Assamese

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Banjamin Daimary
  • Bitopi Dutta
  • Meena Ingti
  • Nibedita Kalita

IMDB Rating: 9.6

Running Time: 110 min

Movie Trailer: Fireflies-Jonaki Poru

2. Deyi Baideti Gejjegiri Nandanodu (2019)

Swarna Kedage is an ordinary girl who sacrifices her life to rescue the lives of others in her kingdom. Swarna’s parents imprisoned her in the woods because she defied her culture.Later, the same girl becomes Deyi Baidethi and plays a key role in the Padumale dynasty’s demise.

Director: Suryoday Permapalli

Language: Tulu

Genre: History

Main Cast:

  • Seetha Kote
  • Kaajal Kunder
  • Amit Rao
  • Chetan Rai Mani

IMDB Rating: 9.5

Running Time: 135 min

3. Taawdo the Sunlight (2017)

After two children from an Indian upper-caste get lost in the desert, a woman from a lower caste finds them. She is divided between a mother’s desire to save her children and societal standards prohibiting her from forming any kind of relationship with the upper caste.

Director: Vijay Suthar

Language: Rajasthani

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Preeti Jhangiani
  • Omkar Das Manikpuri
  • Santosh Saini
  • Pradeep Kabra

IMDB Rating: 9.5

Running Time: 98 min

Movie Trailer: Taawdo the Sunlight

4. Kokoli: Fish Out of Water (2021)

“KOKOLI – Fish out of Water” is a movie about a climatic change that caused nature to wreak havoc. The novel depicts how rising sea levels have devastated the lives, hopes, dreams, and fate of the fishermen in a fishing hamlet near Puri Beach.

Director: Snehasis Das

Language: Odia

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Gargi Mohanty
  • Linkan Pattanaik
  • Dharitri Khandual

IMDB Rating: 9.3

Running Time: 125 min

Movie Trailer: Kokoli: Fish Out of Water

5. Aadim Vichar (2014)

Sukru Majhi, an 84-year-old Kondh tribal who has always been a kind humanist and lover. He lives in a village with his three sons, their wife, and two grandkids. Majhi has a nice existence until an Ayurvedic Practitioner arrives in the area.

Director: Sabyasachi Mohapatra

Language: Odia

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Atal Bihari Panda
  • Tapaswini Guru
  • Puroshottam Mishra
  • Lochani Bag

IMDB Rating: 9.2

Running Time: 115 min

Movie Trailer: Aadim Vichar

6. Soorarai Pottru (2020)

Maara, a young man from a small community, aspires to start his own airline. To be successful in his journey, he must face a number of difficulties and challenges.

Director: Sudha Kongara

Language: Tamil

Genre: Biography, Drama

Main Cast:

  • Suriya
  • Paresh Rawal
  • Aparna Balamurali

IMDB Rating: 9.1

Running Time: 149 min

Movie Trailer: Soorarai Pottru (2020)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

7. Maya Bazar (1957)

Mayabazar was an epic Indian period film based on the Mahabharata, which followed Lord Krishna’s efforts to reunite Arjuna’s son Abhimanyu with his beloved, Vatsala, who was Balarama’s daughter, in the Mahabharata. Balarama promises Subhadra that he will marry his daughter to her son. However,  Balarama has no choice but to betray his word when his realm is taken by the Kauravas.

Director: K. V. Reddy

Language: Telugu

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Main Cast:

  • N. T. Rama Rao
  • S. V. Ranga Rao
  • Savitri
  • Akkineni Nageswara Rao

IMDB Rating: 9.1

Running Time: 174 min

Movie Trailer: Maya Bazar (1957)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

8. Sandesham (1991)

Raghavan, a retired railway employee, wants to spend his remaining years with his family. He is, however, obliged to act as a mediator between his two sons, who are feuding over petty politics.

Director: Sathyan Anthikad

Language: Malayalam

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Main Cast:

  • Thilakan
  • Sreenivasan
  • Jayaram
  • Siddique
  • Kaviyoor Ponnamma

IMDB Rating: 9

Running Time: 138 min

Box Office: 2.15 Crore

Streaming Platform: Amazon

9. C/o Kancharapalem (2018)

From a schoolboy’s crush to a middle-aged bachelor’s office romance, four love stories spanning age, religion, and position unfold in a small Indian village.

Director: Venkatesh Maha

Language: Telugu

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Subba Rao
  • Radha Bessy
  • Kesava Karri
  • Nithyasri Goru

IMDB Rating: 9

Running Time: 151 min

Box Office: 7 Crore

Movie Trailer: C/o Kancharapalem

Streaming Platform: Amazon

10. Suna Panjuri (1995)

Puja, Devendra’s only daughter, marries Ajay against her father’s wishes and leaves home.

Director: Rabi Kinagi

Language: Odia

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Bijoy Mohanty
  • Siddhant Mahapatra
  • Indira Krishnan
  • Debu Bose

IMDB Rating: 9

Running Time: 165 min

11. Heerak Rajar Deshe (1980)

Goopy and Bagha, two goofy musicians, assist a teacher in stopping a kingdom’s mistreatment of farmers and diamond miners. Goopy and Bagha, a musical couple, make a comeback when they are invited to perform for a king.

Director: Satyajit Ray

Language: Bengali

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family

Main Cast:

  • Tapen Chatterjee
  • Rabi Ghosh
  • Utpal Dutt
  • Soumitra Chatterjee

IMDB Rating: 8.9

Running Time: 118 min

Streaming Platform: Amazon

12. Bornodi Bhotiai: Love, by the river (2019)

The film depicts the soul and true ambiance of Majuli, the world’s largest river island. The film begins with a beautiful image of the Brahmaputra River with a ship ferried across it, then moves on to the river island and introduces us to Moukon, Luit, Simanta, Joi, Topon, and Bhaskar’s unchanging and regular lives.

Director: Anupam Kaushik Borah

Language: Assamese

Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance

Main Cast:

  • Kenny Basumatary
  • Dorothie Bharadwaj
  • Manisha Bhuyan

IMDB Rating: 8.9

Running Time: 120 min

Movie Trailer: Bornodi Bhotiai: Love, by the river

13. Ashi Hi Banwa Banwi (1988)

Since the landlady only allows married couples as tenants, Dhananjay and his brother force two of their friends to act as their spouses. They are having difficulties concealing their identity from the lady.

Director: Sachin Pilgaonkar

Language: Marathi

Genre: Comedy

Main Cast:

  • Ashok Saraf
  • Sachin Pilgaonkar
  • Laxmikant Berde
  • Siddharth Ray

IMDB Rating: 8.9

Running Time: 156 min

Box Office: 3 Crore

Streaming Platform: Amazon

14. Peranbu (2018)

Amudhavan is depressed when his wife abandons him and their cerebral palsy-affected child. He tries to care for his daughter despite society’s relentless rejection of him.

Director: Ram

Language: Tamil

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Mammootty
  • Sadhana
  • Anjali Ameer
  • Anjali

IMDB Rating: 8.9

Running Time: 147 min

Movie Trailer: Peranbu

Streaming Platform: Amazon

15. Aha Naa-Pellanta (1987)

 

Krishna Murthy (Rajendra Prasad), the son of wealthy industrialist Satyanarayana (Nutan Prasad), falls in love with Padma in the comedy Aha Naa Pellanta (Rajani). When Krishna’s father learns that Padma is the daughter of a greedy miser named Lakshmipathy (Kota Srinivasa Rao), he challenges his son to persuade Lakshmipathy to marry his daughter without exposing his affluence. The rest of the story revolves around Krishna’s attempts to impress Lakshmipathy by dressing up as a miser.

Director: Jandhyala

Language: Telugu

Genre: Comedy

Main Cast:

  • Rajendra Prasad
  • Rajani
  • Kota Srinivasa Rao
  • Nutan Prasad

IMDB Rating: 8.9

Running Time: 147 min

Box Office: 0.16 Crore

Movie Trailer: Aha Naa-Pellanta

Streaming Platform: Amazon

16. Dinabandhu (2004)

The film’s plot begins with his marriage and the struggles he faces in his married life, as well as his two daughters, who continue their educations until they marry. He is confronted with a dilemma (bankruptcy) near the end, and he urges his youngest daughter to rescue his honor by fleeing with her lover.

Director: Munin Barua

Language: Assamese

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Gayatri Mahanta
  • Tapan Das
  • Nishita Goswami

IMDB Rating: 8.9

Running Time: 133 min

17. Pariyerum Perumal (2018)

As he begins college, an idealistic young man is optimistic about his future, but a tragic series of events, as well as his friendship with a lady from a different caste, will awaken him to the harsher reality of caste-stratified life in India.

Director: Mari Selvaraj

Language: Tamil

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Kathir
  • Anandhi
  • Yogi Babu

IMDB Rating: 8.8

Running Time: 154 min

Movie Trailer: Pariyerum Perumal

Streaming Platform: Amazon

18. Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne (1969)

Underneath the grandeur of fantasy and adventure, Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne is a complicated work that is firmly founded on social, economic, and political issues. Bagha wants to play the dhol, while Goopy wants to sing. They happen to cross paths and are aided by the King of Ghosts. They arrive in the country of Shundi, where their adventure begins, with newly acquired talents. They are aware that they have stumbled into the conventions of fantasy by accident, and that this has improved their social standing.

Director: Satyajit Ray

Language: Bengali

Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family

Main Cast:

  • Tapen Chatterjee
  • Rabi Ghosh
  • Santosh Dutta
  • Harindranath Chattopadhyay

IMDB Rating: 8.8

Running Time: 120 min

Box Office: 0.6 Crore

Movie Trailer: Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne

19. Carry on Kesar (2017)

A couple in their forties has given up hope of ever having children. A family-friendly comedy that not only tickles your funny bones but also reawakens the dying hopes of various childless couples in India. It not only encourages childless couples, but it also encourages young people to pursue their passions.

Director: Vipul Mehta

Language: Gujarati

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family

Main Cast:

  • Supriya Pathak
  • Darshan Jariwala
  • Avani Modi
  • Rittesh Mobh

IMDB Rating: 8.8

Running Time: 120 min

Movie Trailer: Carry on Kesar

20. Kireedam (1989)

A devout police officer wishes for his son to join the department as well, but circumstances change when he is transferred. His kid gets into trouble with the village thugs, is incarcerated, and his father disowns him.

Director: Sibi Malayil

Language: Malayalam

Genre: Action, Drama

Main Cast:

  • Mohanlal
  • Thilakan
  • Parvathy Jayaram
  • Mohan Raj

IMDB Rating: 8.8

Running Time: 140 min

Box Office: 0.23 Crore

Streaming Platform: Amazon

21. Thaniyavartanam (1987)

Balan’s family is said to be cursed, with each generation’s male going insane. People believe that when Balan’s uncle, who suffers from a cognitive condition, dies, he will follow in his footsteps.

Director: Sibi Malayil

Language: Malayalam

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Mammootty
  • Thilakan
  • Mukesh
  • Asha Jayaram
  • Philomina

IMDB Rating: 8.8

Running Time: 120 min

Streaming Platform: Amazon

22. Daag (II) (2001)

Unknowingly, two brothers fell in love with the same girl. However, one of them is unyielding.

Director: Munin Barua

Language: Assamese

Genre: Drama, Mystery

Main Cast:

  • Tapan Das
  • Jatin Bora
  • Anurupa Pathak

IMDB Rating: 8.8

Running Time: 150 min

Streaming Platform: Amazon

23. Nodi Mathu Boi (2015)

From the smallest to the largest river island, a small group of friends goes upstream on the Brahmaputra on a small ship.

Director: Jhulan Krishna Mahanta

Language: Assamese

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Ratna Das
  • Sandhya Hazarika
  • Jhulan Krishna Mahanta

IMDB Rating: 8.8

Running Time: 120 min

Movie Trailer:

24. Nadodikkattu (1987)

Two government office peons lose their employment, leaving them with a cow to feed and a bank loan to settle. They decide to go to Dubai for work as a last resort, but they end up in an obscure region where they are mistaken for smugglers.

Director: Sathyan Anthikad

Language: Malayalam

Genre: Comedy

Main Cast:

  • Mohanlal
  • Sreenivasan
  • Shobana
  • Thilakan

IMDB Rating: 8.8

Running Time: 158 min

Streaming Platform: Amazon

25. Sagara Sangamam (1983)

A young multi-talented dancer is poor and a principled individual who refuses to compromise his moral standards for the sake of commercial dancing. A wealthy woman notices his talent and offers him a platform to display his work.

Director: K. Viswanath

Language: Telugu

Genre: Drama, Music, Romance

Main Cast:

  • Kamal Haasan
  • Jaya Prada
  • Sarath Babu
  • S. P. Sailaja

IMDB Rating: 8.8

Running Time: 160 min

Streaming Platform: Amazon

26. Hiya Diya Niya (2000)

A wealthy family looks for a suitable husband for their daughter. The father wants his daughter to marry a rural boy who is a son of a friend of his, while the mother and daughter want an NRI.

Director: Munin Barua

Language: Assamese

Genre: Drama, Romance

Main Cast:

  • Jatin Bora
  • Luna Lahkar
  • Ravi Sarma
  • Geetawali Rajkumari

IMDB Rating: 8.7

Running Time: 150 min

Box Office: 1 Crore

27. Devasuram (1993)

Neelakanthan squanders the inheritance his father has left him. However, his life is turned upside down when his mother, on her deathbed, reveals a dreadful secret that alters the path of his life.

Director: I. V. Sasi

Language: Malayalam

Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller

Main Cast:

  • Mohanlal
  • Revathi
  • Napoleon
  • Innocent

IMDB Rating: 8.7

Running Time: 160 min

Box Office: 0.95 Crore

Streaming Platform: Amazon

28. Nayakan (1987)

Nayagan tells the narrative of Velu Nayakan, a Tamil youngster who sees his father’s gruesome death kills a corrupt cop, and flees to Mumbai. He grew up in the slums of Dharavi, Mumbai, and eventually becomes a gang leader.

Director: Mani Ratnam

Language: Tamil

Genre: Crime, Drama

Main Cast:

  • Kamal Haasan
  • Saranya
  • Karthika
  • Janagaraj

IMDB Rating: 8.7

Running Time: 155 min

Box Office: 70 Crore

Movie Trailer: Nayakan

Streaming Platform: Amazon

29. Thevar Magan (1992)

Saktivelu, who was educated in London, has returned to India and plans to build a restaurant chain in Chennai. His father, on the other hand, wishes he would stay and help the locals, but fate has other plans.

Director: Bharathan

Language: Tamil

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Sivaji Ganesan
  • Kamal Haasan
  • Revathi
  • Gautami
  • Nassar

IMDB Rating: 8.7

Running Time: 158 min

30. Sankarabharanam (1980)

Sankara Shastri is a devout and well-known classical singer who has a fan in Tulasi, the daughter of a prostitute. Her own mother wants her to become a prostitute, based on the perspectives of people from two distinct generations, the film sheds insight on the chasm between Classical and Western Music.

Director: K. Viswanath

Language: Telugu

Genre: Drama, Music, Romance

Main Cast:

  • J. V. Somayajulu
  • Manju Bhargavi
  • Chandra Mohan
  • Rajyalakshmi

IMDB Rating: 8.7

Running Time: 143 min

Movie Trailer: Sankarabharanam (1980)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

31. Nuvvu Naaku Nachchav (2001)

Venkateswarlu, nicknamed Venky, visits a friend of his father’s in Hyderabad, where he meets an engaged woman. When she declares her love for him, everything changes. The friendship between Venky and Nandini evolves into something more passionate. Nandini’s marriage is fixed abroad, hence love grows between the two only after Nandini’s marriage is fixed abroad.

Director: K. Vijaya Bhaskar

Language: Telugu

Genre: Comedy, Romance

Main Cast:

  • Venkatesh
  • Aarthi Agarwal
  • Prakash Raj
  • Sudha

IMDB Rating: 8.7

Running Time: 181 min

Streaming Platform: Youtube

32. Anbe Sivam (2003)

Anbarasu is a well-known ad director. For his work, he travels to various locations. He travels to Bhubaneshwar on business. He is stranded at an airport upon his return because flights have been canceled owing to heavy rainfall and flooding. He meets Nallasivam, a fellow traveler, who becomes his friend. They form a bond, and Anbarasu discovers in Nallasivam a big brother.

Director: Sundar C.

Language: Tamil

Genre: Adventure, Drama, Comedy

Main Cast:

  • Kamal Haasan
  • Madhavan
  • Kiran Rathod

IMDB Rating: 8.7

Running Time: 160 min

Box Office: 12 Crore

Movie Trailer: Anbe Sivam (2003)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

33. Manichitrathazhu (1993)

Nakulan and his family relocate to their rumored haunted ancestral home. However, when his cousin begins acting strangely, Nakulan seeks the assistance of his psychiatrist buddy.

Director: Fazil

Language: Malayalam

Genre: Horror, Drama

Main Cast:

  • Mohanlal
  • Suresh Gopi
  • Shobana

IMDB Rating: 8.7

Running Time: 170 min

Streaming Platform: Amazon

34. Hellaro (2019)

A group of oppressed women from a Gujarat village meet someone in the desert, and their lives are permanently transformed.

Director: Abhishek Shah

Language: Gujarati

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Jayesh More
  • Shraddha Dangar
  • Kaushambi Bhatt
  • Brinda Trivedi Nayak
  • Shachi Joshi

IMDB Rating: 8.7

Running Time: 121 min

Box Office: 16 Crore

Movie Trailer: Hellaro (2019)

35. Thoovanathumbikal (1987)

Jayakrishnan leads two lives and makes sure they don’t overlap. Despite his best attempts, he falls in love with two women who faithfully embody both of his lives.

Director: Padmarajan

Language: Malayalam

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Mohanlal
  • Sumalatha
  • Parvathy

IMDB Rating: 8.6

Running Time: 151 min

Streaming Platform: Amazon

36. The Lost Idea (2018)

The film story is about two men, a poet and a painter, who claim ownership of the same Idea in a rural community depicted as a utopia.

Director: Amartya Bhattacharyya

Language: Odia

Genre: Drama, Fantasy

Main Cast:

  • Amrita Chowdhury
  • Susant Misra
  • Swastik Choudhury
  • Hrushikesh Bhoi

IMDB Rating: 8.6

Running Time: 89 min

Movie Trailer: The Lost Idea (2018)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

37. 96 (2018)

After visiting his old school in his hometown, photographer K Ramachandran feels nostalgic. He meets Janaki, his childhood love, at a reunion with his classmates.

Director: C. Premkumar

Language: Tamil

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Vijay Sethupathi
  • Trisha
  • Gouri G. Kishan
  • Aadithya Bhaskar

IMDB Rating: 8.6

Running Time: 158 min

Box Office: 50.02 Crore

Movie Trailer: 96

Streaming Platform: Amazon

38. Jersey (2019)

Arjun, a gifted but unsuccessful cricketer, chooses to return to the sport in his late thirties, motivated by a desire to represent India and satisfy his son’s yearning for a shirt as a gift.

Director: Gowtam Tinnanuri

Language: Telugu

Genre: Drama, Sport

Main Cast:

  • Nani
  • Shraddha Srinath
  • Jayaprakash

IMDB Rating: 8.6

Running Time: 160 min

Box Office: 48 Crore

Movie Trailer: Jersey (2019)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

39. Kumbalangi Nights (2019)

The film, which is set in the namesake fishing hamlet of Kumbalangi in Kerala, is about four brothers living together in a dysfunctional home and how they eventually stand up for each other as a family. A love-hate connection exists between the four brothers. Their relationship, however, takes a step forward when Saji, Boney, and Franky decide to support Bobby in his love.

Director: Madhu C Narayanan

Language: Malayalam

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance

Main Cast:

  • Fahadh Faasil
  • Shane Nigam
  • Soubin Shahir
  • Sreenath Bhasi
  • Anna Ben

IMDB Rating: 8.6

Running Time: 135 min

Box Office: 39 Crore

Movie Trailer: Kumbalangi Nights (2019)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

40. In Harihar Nagar (1990)

Maya, their next-door neighbor, has four young men smitten. She is in town, however, to look into the unusual circumstances surrounding her brother’s death.

Director: Siddique-Lal

Language: Malayalam

Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery

Main Cast:

  • Mukesh
  • Siddique
  • Jagadish
  • Ashokan

IMDB Rating: 8.6

Running Time: 133 min

Streaming Platform: Amazon

41. Dhakad Chhora (2004)

A fearless boy falls in love with an Islamic girl who studies with him

Director: Dinesh Chaudhary

Language: Haryanvi

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family

Main Cast:

  • Uttar Kumar
  • Suman Negi
  • Kalpana Chauhwan

IMDB Rating: 8.6

Running Time: 145 min

42. Pushpaka Vimana (1987)

In a silent film about a jobless man, he comes across a drunken industrialist lying out in a gutter and decides to take over his life. Instead, in his new home, Pushpak, a hotel where the industrialist resided, he finds love, intrigue, and the good life.

Director: Singeetam Srinivasa Rao

Genre: Comedy, Romance

Main Cast:

  • Kamal Haasan
  • Samir Khakhar
  • Tinu Anand
  • K. S. Ramesh

IMDB Rating: 8.6

Running Time: 131 min

Box Office: 0.35 Crore

Streaming Platform: Amazon

43. Godfather (1991)

Anjooran’s sons have never married because he despises women. Everything changes, however, when Ramabhadran, his youngest son, falls in love with Malu, whose grandmother is their family’s worst foe.

Director: Siddique-Lal

Language: Malayalam

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Main Cast:

  • N. N. Pillai
  • Thilakan
  • Innocent
  • Bheeman Raghu
  • Mukesh

IMDB Rating: 8.6

Running Time: 150 min

Box Office: 3.3 Crore

Streaming Platform: Amazon

44. Kanchanjangha (2019)

Kanchanjangha tells the narrative of Anirban, a young ambitious rebel who opposes the system and society. It also mentions the APSC fraud, which has allegedly been going on in Assam for years and for which the culprits were sentenced to prison in 2017.

Director: Zubeen Garg

Language: Assamese

Genre: Action

Main Cast:

  • Zubeen Garg
  • Pinky Sharma
  • Sasanka Samir
  • Dhritiman Phukan

IMDB Rating: 8.6

Running Time: 100 min

Box Office: 7 Crore

Movie Trailer: Kanchanjangha (2019)

45. Bidhata (2003)

The Barua Family, a well-known and aristocratic family, is depicted in the film. Their ancestors were well-known members of society. The family’s leader is Mohadeo. He is constantly dealing with family land and property. His first son, Jayanta, a college professor, despises this behavior. There are many things, he says, that are better than selling family lands. Between father and son, there is virtually a daily dispute.

Director: Munin Barua

Language: Assamese

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Jatin Bora
  • Barsha Rani Bishaya
  • Bishnu Kharghoria

IMDB Rating: 8.6

Running Time: 118 min

46. Kilukkam (1991)

Nandini is an illegitimate child who seeks out her father in Ooty. She meets Joji, a tourist guide, and convinces him that she is mentally ill in order to stay in his home.

Director: Priyadarshan

Language: Malayalam

Genre: Comedy

Main Cast:

  • Mohanlal
  • Jagathy Sreekumar
  • Revathi
  • Thilakan
  • Innocent

IMDB Rating: 8.6

Running Time: 156 min

Streaming Platform: Amazon

47. Aa Naluguru (2004)

Raghuram, a good guy who prioritizes his moral beliefs over everything, takes dramatic measures when his family pressures him to give up everything he stands for in order to give his children what they desire.

Director: Chandra Siddhartha

Language: Telugu

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Rajendra Prasad
  • Aamani
  • Kota Srinivasa Rao
  • Subhalekha Sudhakar

IMDB Rating: 8.6

Running Time: 140 min

48. Midnight Song (2021)

Midnight Song is about an unhappy woman’s relationship crisis and self-discovery. The story of one night is told in ‘Midnight Song.’ Mou is a modest housewife who is trapped in a terrible marriage with Bikramjit. Mou and Bikram are on their way to their country Bungalow when they meet an unexpected visitor who transforms Mou’s life.

Director: Arunjit Borah

Language: Assamese

Genre: Drama, Thriller

Main Cast:

  • Monuj Borkotoky
  • Rupam Chetia
  • Kalpana Kalita

IMDB Rating: 8.6

Running Time: 180 min

Movie Trailer: Midnight Song (2021)

49. Spadikam (1995)

Chacko master, a school headmaster, is constantly dissatisfied with his son, Thomas, and constantly humiliates him. Thomas, on the other hand, has had enough of him and runs away from home, only to return as a mobster after a long time.

Director: Bhadran

Language: Malayalam

Genre: Action, Drama

Main Cast:

  • Mohanlal
  • Thilakan
  • Urvashi
  • Spadikam George

IMDB Rating: 8.6

Running Time: 150 min

Streaming Platform: Amazon

50. Chaar Sahibzaade 2: Rise of Banda Singh Bahadur (2016)

The storyy of Banda Singh Bahadur, one of Sikh history’s greatest warriors. He is selected to take on Wazir Khan, the governor of Sirhind, who has terrorised Punjab for decades.

Director: Harry Baweja

Language: Punjabi

Genre: Animation

Main Cast:

  • Om Puri
  • Harman Baweja
  • Pawan Kalra

IMDB Rating: 8.6

Running Time: 134 min

Box Office: 60 Crore

Movie Trailer: Chaar Sahibzaade 2: Rise of Banda Singh Bahadur (2016)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

51. Moondram Pirai (1982)

After sustaining a severe brain injury in a vehicle accident, a young woman begins acting childishly. She finds solace in a lonely school teacher who decides to save her from a brothel.

Director: Balu Mahendra

Language: Tamil

Genre: Drama, Romance

Main Cast:

  • Kamal Haasan
  • Sridevi
  • Y. G. Mahendran

IMDB Rating: 8.6

Running Time: 143 min

Streaming Platform: Amazon

52. Chithram (1988)

A young woman’s boyfriend dumps her right before the wedding since she would not inherit any money from her father. When the girl’s father comes to see her, she employs a man to play the role of her husband.

Director: Priyadarshan

Language: Malayalam

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical

Main Cast:

  • Mohanlal
  • Ranjini
  • Nedumudi Venu
  • Poornam Vishwanathan
  • Lissy

IMDB Rating: 8.6

Running Time: 160 min

Box Office: 3.5 Crore

53. Chal Man Jeetva Jaiye (2017)

The film is shot in a single room with approximately 10-12 family members who have just suffered a significant financial loss as a result of poor business decisions made by the family’s male members. As a result, they only have two options for dealing with the crisis: declare bankruptcy or refund the funds to the investors.

Director: Dipesh Shah

Language: Gujarati

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Karan Bhanushali
  • Krishna Bharadwaj
  • Hemen Chauhan
  • Dharmendra Gohil

IMDB Rating: 8.6

Running Time: 123 min

Movie Trailer: Chal Man Jeetva Jaiye

Streaming Platform: Amazon

54. Visaaranai (2015)

A group of immigrants are subjected to torture in order to plead guilty to a crime they did not commit. When a police officer from their hometown assists them in their release, they agree to do him a favour in exchange, unaware of the fact that they are about to get themselves into serious danger.

Director: Vetrimaaran

Language: Tamil

Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller

Main Cast:

  • Dinesh
  • Anandhi
  • Samuthirakani
  • Murugadoss

IMDB Rating: 8.5

Running Time: 118 min

Box Office: 11 Crore

Movie Trailer: Visaaranai (2015)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

55. Pather Panchali (1955)

Harihar Ray (Kanu Bannerjee), an impoverished priest who dreams of a better life for himself and his family, leaves his rural Bengal hamlet in quest of work. Sarbojaya (Karuna Bannerjee), his single wife, is responsible for Harihar’s elderly aunt Indir, as well as her rebellious daughter Durga (Uma Das Gupta) and her little son Apu (Subir Bannerjee) (Chunibala Devi). As a result, the children take pleasure in the minor joys of their difficult lives, while their parents endure the daily humiliations.

Director: Satyajit Ray

Language: Bengali

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Kanu Banerjee
  • Karuna Banerjee
  • Subir Banerjee
  • Runki Banerjee

IMDB Rating: 8.5

Running Time: 125 min

Box Office: 10 Crore

Streaming Platform: Amazon

56. Asuran (2019)

A man lives in a rural location with his wife and children on a smallholding that grows crops. When a selfish, wealthy baron from a neighboring town wants to steal their land, he is not sure how to proceed.

Director: Vetrimaaran

Language: Tamil

Genre: Action, Drama

Main Cast:

  • Dhanush
  • Manju Warrier
  • Ken Karunas

IMDB Rating: 8.5

Running Time: 139 min

Box Office: 100 Crore

Movie Trailer: Asuran (2019)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

57. Rudra Veena (1988)

Suryam, the son of a brilliant musician, desires to transform society via music, but his father does not approve of his methods, so Suryam leaves home only to be honoured by the Indian government for his efforts.

Director: K. Balachander

Language: Telugu

Genre: Drama, Music

Main Cast:

  • Chiranjeevi
  • Gemini Ganesan
  • Shobana
  • P. L. Narayana

IMDB Rating: 8.5

Running Time: 170 min

Streaming Platform: Youtube

58. Kaithi (2019)

After being released from prison, Dilli sets out to meet his daughter for the first time. Inspector Bejoy’s drug raid, however, prevents him from completing his mission.

Director: Lokesh Kanagaraj

Language: Tamil

Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller

Main Cast:

  • Karthi
  • Narain
  • Arjun Das

IMDB Rating: 8.5

Running Time: 146 min

Box Office: 120 Crore

Movie Trailer: Kaithi (2019)

Streaming Platform: Hotstar

59. Raatchasan (2018)

After his father’s death, Arun abandons his dream of becoming a filmmaker and becomes a police officer. He then goes on the hunt for a deranged killer who preys on schoolgirls.

Director: Ram Kumar

Language: Tamil

Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery

Main Cast:

  • Vishnu Vishal
  • Amala Paul
  • Yasar

IMDB Rating: 8.5

Running Time: 175 min

Box Office: 75 Crore

Movie Trailer: Raatchasan (2018)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

60. Pyaasa (1957)

Vijay writes controversial poems about the impoverished and underprivileged. Vijay, who is mocked by his brothers and spurned by publishers, finds solace in a charming prostitute named Gulabo. When a homeless man wearing a coat Vijay gave him is murdered, Gulabo persuades a publisher to publish his poems, assuming Vijay is dead. The poems have become extremely popular as a result of the legend surrounding Vijay’s reported death. When he returns, he discovers that only a few of his friends can be trusted.

Director: Guru Dutt

Language: Hindi

Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance

Main Cast:

  • Guru Dutt
  • Mala Sinha
  • Waheeda Rehman
  • Rehman

IMDB Rating: 8.5

Running Time: 143 min

Box Office: 532 Crore

Movie Trailer: Pyaasa (1957)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

61. Ramji Rao Speaking (1989)

Three unemployed bachelors are struggling to make ends meet. To make quick money, they decide to participate in a kidnapping scheme.

Director: Siddique-Lal

Language: Malayalam

Genre: Comedy, Thriller

Main Cast:

  • Sai Kumar
  • Mukesh
  • Innocent
  • Rekha

IMDB Rating: 8.5

Running Time: 150 min

Streaming Platform: Amazon

62. The World of Apu (1959)

In the third installment of the trilogy, this critically acclaimed Indian drama finds Apu Roy, now a young unemployed man, living in poverty and aspiring to be a writer. When his old school friend Pulu persuades him to attend a family wedding, unexpected events lead to Apu marrying the bride, Aparna. Apu obtains a job and develops a close bond with his wife and is determined to be a responsible husband, but tragedy strikes, putting yet another fork in his path.

Director: Satyajit Ray

Language: Bengali

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Soumitra Chatterjee
  • Sharmila Tagore
  • Swapan Mukherjee
  • Alok Chakravarty

IMDB Rating: 8.5

Running Time: 107 min

Box Office: 0.8 Crore

Movie Trailer: The World of Apu (1959)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

63. Anumati (2013)

When Ratnakar, an elderly man, learns that his wife is ill, he is devastated. In order to save his dying wife, he goes through a series of difficulties and sufferings.

Director: Gajendra Ahire

Language: Marathi

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Vikram Gokhale
  • Neena Kulkarni
  • Subodh Bhave
  • Sai Tamhankar

IMDB Rating: 8.5

Running Time: 97 min

Movie Trailer: Anumati

Streaming Platform: Amazon

64. Aruvi (2016)

Aruvi, a middle-class girl, is ejected from her home after her family accuses her of defaming them. Later, as she tries to exist on her own, she faces a number of obstacles.

Director: Arun Prabu Purushothaman

Language: Tamil

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Aditi Balan
  • Anjali Varadhan
  • Lakshmi Gopalaswamy

IMDB Rating: 8.5

Running Time: 130 min

Box Office: 35 Crore

Movie Trailer: Aruvi (2016)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

65. Kanyadaan (2002)

Utpal, a middle-class joint family’s youngest son, falls in love with a woman from an affluent family. No one knows about his romance except his sisters-in-law.

Director: Munin Barua

Language: Assamese

Genre: Drama, Family

Main Cast:

  • Jatin Bora
  • Mridula Baruah
  • Rituparna Kataki

IMDB Rating: 8.5

Running Time: 128 min

66. Guru (1997)

A group of political thugs dressed as Muslims wreck havoc at the temple and murder Raghuraman’s family. Raghuraman subsequently joins an extremist group and vows to avenge the killing of his family.

Director: Rajiv Anchal

Language: Malayalam

Genre: Drama, Fantasy

Main Cast:

  • Mohanlal
  • Suresh Gopi
  • Madhupal
  • Kaveri

IMDB Rating: 8.5

Running Time: 160 min

Movie Trailer: Guru (1997)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

67. Mahanati (2018)

Savitri, South Indian cinema’s most admired actress, has experienced a number of catastrophic events in her personal life. She becomes an alcoholic as a result of her inability to cope with depression.

Director: Nag Ashwin

Language: Telugu

Genre: Biography, Drama

Main Cast:

  • Keerthy Suresh
  • Dulquer Salmaan
  • Samantha Akkineni
  • Vijay Deverakonda

IMDB Rating: 8.5

Running Time: 169 min

Box Office: 83 Crore

Movie Trailer: Mahanati (2018)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

68. Pudhu Pettai (2006)

A little child flees after seeing his mother murdered and is later recruited by a criminal. He makes major enemies after becoming his employer’s right-hand man, and everyone begins to target him.

Director: Selvaraghavan

Language: Tamil

Genre: Action, Crime, Drama

Main Cast:

  • Dhanush
  • Sonia Agarwal
  • Sneha

IMDB Rating: 8.5

Running Time: 179 min

Movie Trailer: Pudhu Pettai (2006)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

69. Malik (2021)

A young guy rises to popularity in his village due to his unwavering struggle against political and police corruption.

Director: Mahesh Narayanan

Language: Malayalam

Genre: Action, Biography, Drama

Main Cast:

  • Fahad Fasil
  • Nimisha Sajayan
  • Vinay Forrt

IMDB Rating: 8.5

Running Time: 162 min

Box Office: 27 Crore

Movie Trailer: Malik (2021)

70. Angrej (2015)

Geja is in love Maarho. When her family finds out about their relationship, they are horrified. A rich man enters Maarho’s life before their love can fully blossom, and Geja finds comfort in Dhan Kaur.

Director: Simerjit Singh

Language: Punjabi

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Amrinder Gill
  • Aditi Sharma
  • Sargun Mehta
  • Ammy Virk
  • Binnu Dhillon

IMDB Rating: 8.5

Running Time: 136 min

Box Office: 30.68 Crore

Movie Trailer: Angrej (2015)

71. Iruvar (1997)

Anandan, a struggling actor, and Tamilselvan, a scriptwriter, become friends while fighting for the same political cause. When their party’s leader dies, they become bitter rivals vying for the job of the leader.

Director: Mani Ratnam

Language: Tamil

Genre: Biography, Drama

Main Cast:

  • Mohanlal
  • Prakash Raj
  • Aishwarya Rai
  • Revathi

IMDB Rating: 8.5

Running Time: 158 min

Movie Trailer: Iruvar (1997)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

72. Dhauli Express (2007)

Dhauli, the son of a postman, aspires to be a singer but is driven to commit illegal acts due to his family’s financial inability to support him.

Director: Chittaranjan Tripathy

Language: Odia

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Samaresh Routray
  • Siddhanta Mahapatra
  • Anu Choudhury
  • Mihir Das

IMDB Rating: 8.4

Running Time: 155 min

Streaming Platform: Amazon

73. Rangasthala (2019)

Chitti Babu is a cheerful man with a hearing disability. His brother,  Kumar Babu returns from Dubai to find that nothing has changed in the village, so he resolves to take on the dreaded President.

Director: Sukumar

Language: Telugu

Genre: Action, Drama

Main Cast:

  • Ram Charan
  • Samantha Akkineni
  • Aadhi Pinisetty

IMDB Rating: 8.4

Running Time: 179 min

Box Office: 216 Crore

Movie Trailer: Rangasthala (2019)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

74. Kaalapani (1996)

In 1915, British India wrongfully accuses Indian doctor Govardhan of bombing a railway and sends him to a cellular jail in Port Blair. He witnesses the convicts’ terrible treatment in front of his eyes.

Director: Priyadarshan

Language: Malayalam

Genre: Action, Drama, History

Main Cast:

  • Mohanlal
  • Prabhu
  • Tabu
  • Amrish Puri

IMDB Rating: 8.4

Running Time: 180 min

Box Office: 2 Crore

Movie Trailer: Kaalapani (1996)

Streaming Platform: Hotstar

75. Agent Sai Srinivasa Athreya (2019)

With the help of his helper, a private investigator who runs his own firm solves minor crimes. When a father requests that he investigate his daughter’s murder, things take a severe turn.

Director: Swaroop RSJ

Language: Telugu

Genre: Crime, Mystery

Main Cast:

  • Naveen Polishetty
  • Shruti Sharma
  • Shredha Rajagopalan

IMDB Rating: 8.4

Running Time: 143 min

Box Office: 20 Crore

Movie Trailer: Agent Sai Srinivasa Athreya (2019)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

76. Thanmathra (2005)

A man who has been living a nice life with his beloved wife and two children suddenly becomes forgetful and disoriented. His family is horrified when he is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.

Director: Blessy

Language: Malayalam

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Mohanlal
  • Arjun Lal
  • Nedumudi Venu
  • Jagathy Sreekumar
  • Meera Vasudevan

IMDB Rating: 8.4

Running Time: 160 min

Movie Trailer: Thanmathra (2005)

Streaming Platform: Hotstar

77. Bharatham (1991)

Two brothers come from a musical family, and the eldest brother uses his music to govern the house and society. The elder brother becomes an alcoholic, and the younger sibling steps in to fill his shoes, causing jealously.

Director: Sibi Malayil

Language: Malayalam

Genre: Drama, Musical

Main Cast:

  • Mohanlal
  • Urvashi
  • Nedumudi Venu
  • Lakshmi
  • Murali

IMDB Rating: 8.4

Running Time: 147 min

Streaming Platform: Amazon

78. Bey Yaar (2014)

The best of friends To make quick money, Chako and Tino steal a valuable painting from Chako’s father’s shop. When they recognize their error, though, they resolve to correct it.

Director: Abhishek Jain

Language: Gujarati

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family

Main Cast:

  • Darshan Jariwala
  • Manoj Joshi
  • Aarti Patel
  • Amit Mistry

IMDB Rating: 8.4

Running Time: 150 min

Box Office: 8.5 Crore

Movie Trailer: Bey Yaar (2014)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

79. Love Ni Bhavai (2017)

RJ Antara, who is not particularly amorous, finds herself torn between Aaditya, a materialistic but dependable entrepreneur, and Sagar, an enthusiastic genius.

Director: Saandeep Patel

Language: Gujarati

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance

Main Cast:

  • Malhar Thakar
  • Pratik Gandhi
  • Aarohi Patel

IMDB Rating: 8.4

Running Time: 146 min

Box Office: 8 Crore

Movie Trailer: Love Ni Bhavai

Streaming Platform: Amazon

80. Yoddha (1992)

A young man from rural Kerala is sent to Nepal to defend a young Lama who is being pursued by a frightening cult.

Director: Sangeeth Sivan

Language: Malayalam

Genre: Action, Comedy

Main Cast:

  • Mohanlal
  • Siddharth Lama
  • Madhoo
  • Jagathy Sreekumar
  • Urvashi

IMDB Rating: 8.4

Running Time: 150 min

Movie Trailer: Yoddha (1992)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

81. Dangal (2016)

Despite the social stigmas, Mahavir Singh Phogat, a former wrestler, chooses to train his daughters for the Commonwealth Games in order to realize his ambition of winning a gold medal for his country.

Director: Nitesh Tiwari

Language: Hindi

Genre: Biography, Sport, Drama

Main Cast:

  • Aamir Khan
  • Sakshi Tanwar
  • Fatima Sana Shaikh
  • Zaira Wasim
  • Sanya Malhotra

IMDB Rating: 8.4

Running Time: 161 min

Box Office: 2100 Crore

Movie Trailer: Dangal (2016)

Streaming Platform: Netflix

82. Do Bigha Zamin (1953)

Shambhu Mitro, a poor farmer, is forced to go to Calcutta to work as a rickshaw puller in order to save his land from the hands of a wealthy landlord. Shambhu’s future, like that of the many thousands of destitute people sleeping on the streets, is bleak, and there is little hope for him to save his homeland.

Director: Bimal Roy

Language: Hindi

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Balraj Sahni
  • Nirupa Roy
  • Rattan Kumar
  • Murad

IMDB Rating: 8.4

Running Time: 120 min

Box Office: 60 Crore

Movie Trailer: DO BIGHA ZAMIN

Streaming Platform: Amazon

83. Aparajito (1956)

This Indian drama, the second installment of Satyajit Ray’s famed Apu trilogy, follows little Apu, who lives along the Ganges River with his mother, Sarbajaya, and father, Harihar (Pinaki Sengupta). When Harihar passes away unexpectedly, Apu and Sarbajaya relocate to a tiny village to be closer to family. She eventually agrees to let her son attend school in Calcutta, albeit reluctantly. Sarbajaya suffers from Apu’s absence as he adjusts to life in the city.

Director: Satyajit Ray

Language: Bengali

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Pinaki Sen Gupta
  • Smaran Ghosal
  • Kanu Banerjee
  • Karuna Banerjee
  • Ramani Ranjan Sen

IMDB Rating: 8.4

Running Time: 113 min

Movie Trailer: Aparajito (1956)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

84. Pithamagan (2003)

In prison, an imposter befriends a social outcast who was convicted of drug trafficking. When they are released from prison, however, they become caught in the nasty scheme of a local drug king.

Director: Bala

Language: Tamil

Genre: Action, Drama

Main Cast:

  • Vikram
  • Suriya
  • Laila
  • Sangeetha

IMDB Rating: 8.4

Running Time: 158 min

Streaming Platform: Amazon

85. Ardaas (2016)

Gurmukh Singh serves as a teacher in a metropolitan school and is a fervent believer in God. When he goes to the village, however, he learns about the inhabitants’ troubles and decides to assist them.

Director: Gippy Grewal

Language: Punjabi

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Gurpreet Ghuggi
  • Ammy Virk
  • B.N. Sharma
  • Rana Ranbir

IMDB Rating: 8.4

Running Time: 135 min

Movie Trailer: Ardaas (2016)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

86. Do Ankhen Barah Haath (1957)

Adinath, a compassionate jail warden, volunteers to help six severe convicts. He then devises a strategy and leads them to a desolate farm where they learn the value of hard work.

Director: V. Shantaram

Language: Hindi

Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama

Main Cast:

  • V. Shantaram
  • Sandhya
  • Baburao Pendharkar
  • Ulhas

IMDB Rating: 8.4

Running Time: 143 min

Streaming Platform: Netflix

87. Mouna Ragam (1986)

A woman is pushed into an arranged marriage, yet her lost love lives in her mind. She wants a divorce, but the law mandates that the pair stay together for a year first, during which time things progressively shift.

Director: Mani Ratnam

Language: Tamil

Genre: Drama, Romance

Main Cast:

    • Mohan
    • Revathi
    • Karthik

IMDB Rating: 8.4

Running Time: 145 min

Movie Trailer: MOUNA RAGAM (1986)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

88. Mitti (2010)

After a tragic incident, the lives of four friends, Rabbi, Gaazi, Lalli, and Tunda, who reside in Punjab, are permanently changed. They’ll have to work hard to get things back on track.

Director: Jatinder Mauhar

Language: Punjabi

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Mika Singh
  • Vaquar Shaikh
  • Lakhwinder Singh Kandola
  • Kashish Dhanoyaaa
  • Sardar Sohi

IMDB Rating: 8.4

Running Time: 136 min

Movie Trailer: Mitti (2010)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

89. Harishchandrachi Factory (2009)

Dadasaheb Phalke stumbles onto a tent showing a silent film and is enthralled with the concept of filmmaking. He assembles a crew of professionals to produce India’s first feature film.

Director: Paresh Mokashi

Language: Marathi

Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama

Main Cast:

  • Nandu Madhav
  • Vibhavari Deshpande
  • Sandeep Pathak

IMDB Rating: 8.4

Running Time: 96 min

Movie Trailer: Harishchandrachi Factory (2009)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

90. Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro (1983)

Two photographers hired by a newspaper editor to uncover the rich’s scandalous actions come into corruption by a builder and capture a murder by mistake.

Director: Kundan Shan

Language: Hindi

Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama

Main Cast:

  • Naseeruddin Shah
  • Ravi Baswani
  • Om Puri

IMDB Rating: 8.4

Running Time: 132 min

Box Office: 0.09 Crore

Movie Trailer: Jaane bhi do yaaro (1983)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

91. Aditya 369 (1991)

Ram Das, an absent-minded professor, invents Aditya 369, a time machine. Krishna, Hema, a young post-graduate, and Raja, a smuggler, all want to get their hands on the machine for their own reasons.

Director: Singeetam Srinivasa Rao

Language: Telugu

Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Comedy

Main Cast:

  • Balakrishna Nandamuri
  • Mohini
  • Silk Smitha
  • Amrish Puri

IMDB Rating: 8.4

Running Time: 141 min

Box Office: 9 Crore

92. Reva (2018)

When his grandfather passes away, an affluent 25-year-old American travels to his family’s country of India. His grandfather’s will bequeathed the whole family fortune to an ashram on the Narmada River’s banks.

Director: Rahul Bhole

Language: Gujarati

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Chetan Dhanani
  • Monal Gajjar
  • Prashant Barot
  • Yatin Karyekar

IMDB Rating: 8.4

Running Time: 158 min

Box Office: 3 Crore

Movie Trailer: Reva (2018)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

93. Super Deluxe (2019)

On one tragic day, an adulterous wife, an alienated father, and an enraged boy must all confront their problems.

Director: Thiagarajan Kumararaja

Language: Tamil

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Vijay Sethupathi
  • Fahadh Faasil
  • Samantha Akkineni
  • Ramya Krishnan
  • Mysskin Raja

IMDB Rating: 8.4

Running Time: 176 min

Movie Trailer: Super Deluxe (2019)

Streaming Platform: Netflix

94. Khuda Kay Liye (2007)

Maryam, a British Pakistani woman, and Mansoor and Sarmad, two Lahore musicians, are caught into a clash between traditional beliefs and modern sensibilities.

Director: Shoaib Mansoor

Language: Urdu

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Shaan Shahid
  • Iman Ali
  • Rasheed Naz
  • Naseeruddin Shah

IMDB Rating: 8.4

Running Time: 171 min

Box Office: 15.06 Crore

Movie Trailer: Khuda Kay Liye (2007)

Streaming Platform: Netflix

95. 3 Idiots (2009)

Rancho is a terrific friend to Farhan and Raju in college because of his upbeat and refreshing outlook on life. Years later, a bet allows them to search for their long-lost friend, whose presence appears to be enigmatic.

Director: Rajkumar Hirani

Language: Hindi

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Main Cast:

  • Aamir Khan
  • R. Madhavan
  • Sharman Joshi
  • Boman Irani
  • Kareena Kapoor Khan

IMDB Rating: 8.4

Running Time: 171 min

Box Office: 460 Crore

Movie Trailer: 3 Idiots (2009)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

96. Punjab 1984 (2014)

Bachan Singh Maan, Satwant Kaur’s spouse, is slain during Operation Blue Star. To make matters worse, her kid goes missing, and she enlists the help of her son’s best friend to locate him.

Director: Anurag Singh

Language: Punjabi

Genre: Drama, Family, History

Main Cast:

  • Diljit Dosanjh
  • Kirron Kher
  • Pavan Malhotra
  • Sonam Bajwa
  • Rana Ranbir

IMDB Rating: 8.4

Running Time: 157 min

Box Office: 22.64 Crore

Movie Trailer: Punjab 1984 (2014)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

97. Qismat (2018)

Bani and Shivjit act as if they are dating in order to make her ex-boyfriend jealous. However, things take a turn for the worst when they both fall in love.

Director: Jagdeep Sidhu

Language: Punjabi

Genre: Drama, Romance

Main Cast:

  • Ammy Virk
  • Sargun Mehta
  • Guggu Gill
  • Satwant Kaur

IMDB Rating: 8.4

Running Time: 137 min

Box Office: 31.28 Crore

Movie Trailer: Qismat (2018)

Streaming Platform: Netflix

98. Mookajjiya Kanasugalu (2019)

A widow can see the past of whatever object she touches thanks to her extrasensory vision. Ramanna and Naagi’s journey begins when she touches a little basket, and an 80-year-old widow with extrasensory abilities can see the history behind the objects she touches.

Director: P. Sheshadri

Language: Kannada

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • B. Jayashree
  • Aravind Kuplikar
  • Nandini Vittal
  • Rameshwari Varma

IMDB Rating: 8.4

Running Time: 132 min

Movie Trailer: Mookajjiya Kanasugalu (2019)

99. Drishyam (2013)

With his wife and daughters, Georgekutty enjoys a pleasant existence. Things go from bad to worse when his family commits an unintentional crime, leaving him to safeguard them and their secret.

Director: Jeethu Joseph

Language: Malayalam

Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller

Main Cast:

  • Mohanlal
  • Meena
  • Ansiba Hassan
  • Esther Anil
  • Asha Sarath

IMDB Rating: 8.3

Running Time: 164 min

Box Office: 75 Crore

Movie Trailer: Drishyam (2013)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

100. Chandrawal (1984)

Chandrawal was a love story between a Jat lad and a girl from the “Gadia Lohar” caste, in which the hero was killed by her grandfather with a knife. The girl then seized the knife from her lover’s body and sacrificed herself there and then.

Director: Jayant Prabhakar

Language: Haryanvi

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Jagat Jakhar
  • Usha Sharma
  • Nasib Singh Kundu

IMDB Rating: 8.3

Running Time: 120 min

101. URI: The Surgical Strike (2019)

Indian army special forces perform a secret operation, revenging the killing of fellow army men at their base by a terrorist group.

Director: Aditya Dhar

Language: Hindi

Genre: Action, Drama, War

Main Cast:

  • Vicky Kaushal
  • Yami Gautam
  • Mohit Raina
  • Kirti Kulhari

IMDB Rating: 8.3

Running Time: 218 min

Box Office: 342.06 Crore

Movie Trailer: URI: the Surgical Strike (2019)

Streaming Platform: Zee5

102. Junda Eman Gunda (2007)

Junda, a young and amusing man, is content with his life until he is interrupted by Jeenu, a short-tempered female.

Director: Chandra Mudoi

Language: Assamese

Genre: Comedy

Main Cast:

  • Bikram Rajkhowa
  • Angoorlata
  • Abdul Mazid
  • Bhaskar Das

IMDB Rating: 8.3

Running Time: 160 min

103. Suren Suror Putek (2005)

Soni, the son of a criminal named Suren, understands that he will always be seen as his father’s son. In order to succeed and gain respect, the youth turns to magic.

Director: Chandra Mudoi

Language: Assamese

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Main Cast:

  • Jatin Bora
  • Prastuti Parashar
  • Nishita Goswami
  • Chetana Das

IMDB Rating: 8.3

Running Time: 131 min

104. Premam (2015)

While George’s first love turns out to be a dud, Malar, a college lecturer, reignites his passion. His amorous adventure leads him through numerous stages, assisting him in discovering his true calling.

Director: Alphonse Puthran

Language: Malayalam

Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance

Main Cast:

  • Nivin Pauly
  • Sai Pallavi
  • Madonna Sebastian
  • Anupama Parameswaran

IMDB Rating: 8.3

Running Time: 164 min

Box Office: 78 Crore

Movie Trailer: Premam (2015)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

105. Bangalore Days (2014)

Divya, Kuttan, and Arjun, cousins, realise their childhood aspiration of moving to Bangalore. While they enjoy the city’s warmth, they also face hardships that will change their lives.

Director: Anjali Menon

Language: Malayalam

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance

Main Cast:

  • Nazriya Fahadh Faasil
  • Nivin Pauly
  • Dulquer Salmaan
  • Fahadh Faasil
  • Parvathy Thiruvothu

IMDB Rating: 8.3

Running Time: 172 min

Box Office: 49 Crore

Movie Trailer: Bangalore Days (2014)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

106. The Great Indian Kitchen (2021)

A lady struggles after marriage to be the subservient wife that her husband and his family expect of her. The story follows her as she evolves as a person and, more importantly, as a household.

Director: Jeo Baby

Language: Malayalam

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Nimisha Sajayan
  • Suraj Venjaramoodu
  • Sidhartha Siva

IMDB Rating: 8.3

Running Time: 100 min

Movie Trailer: The Great Indian Kitchen (2021)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

107. Manmadhudu (2002)

Sam, a cynical bachelor, hires Avantika to pretend as his fiancée when his family gives him an ultimatum to get married. As he and his family grow fond of Avantika, he quickly finds himself in danger.

Director: K. Vijaya Bhaskar

Language: Telugu

Genre: Comedy, Romance

Main Cast:

  • Nagarjuna Akkineni
  • Sonali Bendre
  • Anshu
  • Chandra Mohan

IMDB Rating: 8.3

Running Time: 142 min

Movie Trailer: Manmadhudu

Streaming Platform: Netflix

108. Gamyam (2008)

Janaki, an orphan who overcame significant obstacles to become a doctor, meets Abhiram, a multimillionaire’s only son and heir. Despite their drastically different upbringings and lifestyles, the two start dating.

Director: Krish

Language: Telugu

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Allari Naresh
  • Sharwanand
  • Kamalinee Mukherjee
  • Brahmanandam

IMDB Rating: 8.3

Running Time: 128 min

Box Office: 31 Crore

Streaming Platform: Amazon

109. Mahanagar (1963)

In defiance of her conservatively minded husband, Subrata, and his live-in parents, Arati takes a career as a door-to-door saleswoman in Calcutta’s rich neighbourhoods. Arati soon rises to the top of her firm’s sales team, emulating her Anglo-Indian friend and coworker Edith, who speaks like an equal to the males she encounters in the workplace. When Subrata loses his job, the family’s power structure begins to alter.

Director: Satyajit Ray

Language: Bengali

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Madhabi Mukherjee
  • Anil Chatterjee
  • Haradhan Bannerjee
  • Vicky Redwood

IMDB Rating: 8.3

Running Time: 131 min

Movie Trailer: Mahanagar (1963)

110. Jogwa (2009)

Suli’s life takes an unexpected turn when she is forced to serve the local deity due to an ancient ritual. When she meets Tayappa, who has had a similar experience, they find solace in each other.

Director: Rajiv Patil

Language: Marathi

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Mukta Barve
  • Upendra Limaye
  • Kishor Kadam

IMDB Rating: 8.3

Running Time: 114 min

Streaming Platform: Amazon

111. Shala (2011)

In 1970s rural Maharashtra, a 14-year-old school boy experiences the thrills and trials of his puppy love for a girl in his class. Meanwhile, his three companions are going through a similar experience.

Director: Sujay Dahake

Language: Marathi

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Anshuman Joshi
  • Ketaki Mategaonkar
  • Dilip Prabhavalkar

IMDB Rating: 8.3

Running Time: 98 min

Box Office: 9 Crore

Movie Trailer: Shala (2011)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

112. Chhello Divas (2015)

In their final year of college, eight young friends go on a series of adventures and misadventures as they gradually transition to adulthood.

Director: Krishnadev Yagnik

Language: Gujarati

Genre: Comedy

Main Cast:

  • Malhar Thakar
  • Yash Soni
  • Mitra Gadhvi
  • Aarjav Trivedi

IMDB Rating: 8.3

Running Time: 132 min

Box Office: 18 Crore

Movie Trailer: Chhello Divas (2015)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

113. Anniyan (2005)

Ramanujam, who has numerous personalities, works as a lawyer during the day and as a vigilante at night. To reveal various antisocial elements, he employs advice from the ‘Garuda Purana.’

Director: S. Shankar

Language: Tamil

Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller

Main Cast:

  • Vikram
  • Sadha
  • Nedumudi Venu

IMDB Rating: 8.3

Running Time: 181 min

Box Office: 57 Crore

Movie Trailer: Anniyan (2005)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

114. Shwaas (2004)

Ramanujam, who has numerous personalities, works as a lawyer during the day and as a vigilante at night. To reveal various antisocial elements, he employs advice from the ‘Garuda Purana.’

Director: Sandeep Sawant

Language: Marathi

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Arun Nalawade
  • Ashwin Chitale
  • Sandeep Kulkarni
  • Amruta Subhash

IMDB Rating: 8.3

Running Time: 107 min

Box Office: 2.75 Crore

Streaming Platform: Amazon

115. Lapandav (1993)

With his advocate wife Asavari and daughter Rasika, Abhijeet Samarth enjoys a comfortable existence. When Abhijeet finds a love note addressed to his wife and suspects that she is having an affair, their happy existence takes a humorous turn.

Director: Shrabani Deodhar

Language: Marathi

Genre: Comedy

Main Cast:

  • Ashok Saraf
  • Vandana Gupte
  • Vikram Gokhale
  • Savita Prabhune

IMDB Rating: 8.3

Running Time: 140 min

Movie Trailer: Lapandav (1993)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

116. Manto (2015)

Censors question the controversial and troubled Indo-Pakistani writer Saadat Hasan Manto’s aesthetic choices.

Director: Sarmad Khoosat

Language: Urdu

Genre: Biography, Drama

Main Cast:

  • Sarmad Khoosat
  • Sania Saeed
  • Saba Qamar
  • Hina Khawaja Bayat

IMDB Rating: 8.3

Running Time: 127 min

Box Office: 5.05 Crore

Movie Trailer: Manto (2015)

Streaming Platform: Netflix

117. Carry on Jatta (2012)

Jass falls in love with Mahie, who wants to marry an orphan, so he lies to her and tells her he has no parents, and then finds himself in amusing situations when he needs to keep the truth hidden after they marry.

Director: Smeep Kang

Language: Punjabi

Genre: Comedy

Main Cast:

  • Gippy Grewal
  • Mahie Gill
  • Binnu Dhillon
  • Gurpreet Ghuggi

IMDB Rating: 8.3

Running Time: 143 min

Box Office: 18 Crore

Movie Trailer: Carry on Jatta (2012)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

118. Prasthanam (2010)

A good standing is gained by a rural politician marrying a widow with children. When it comes to political concerns, he trusts his stepson more than his own, which frustrates his son to no end. Soon, the truth about his reality emerges.

Director: Deva Katta

Language: Telugu

Genre: Action, Drama

Main Cast:

  • Sharwanand
  • Sai Kumar
  • Sundeep Kishan
  • Ruby Parihar

IMDB Rating: 8.3

Running Time: 181 min

Movie Trailer: Prasthanam (2010)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

119. Nayattu (2021)

Three cops are on the run for their lives after an outbreak of violence erupted against them as a result of the unlawful detention and torture of a civilian. It includes several colours of arrogant but very human police officers, as well as their powerlessness.

Director: Martin Prakkat

Language: Malayalam

Genre: Thriller

Main Cast:

  • Kunchako Boban
  • Joju George
  • Nimisha Sajayan

IMDB Rating: 8.2

Running Time: 115 min

Movie Trailer: Nayattu (2021)

Streaming Platform: Netflix

120. Operation Java (2021)

A group of Kochi cyber cell officers set out on a quest to investigate a series of unexplained incidents and illegal activities.

Director: Tharun Moorthy

Language: Malayalam

Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller

Main Cast:

  • Balu Varghese
  • Lukman Avaran
  • Binu Pappu
  • Irshad
  • Vinayakan

IMDB Rating: 8.2

Running Time: 146 min

Box Office: 3.88 Crore

Movie Trailer: Operation Java (2021)

Streaming Platform: Zee5

121. Ashta Vinayak (1979)

A stepmother feels abandoned by her husband and stepson, and as a result, she becomes a nasty mother.

Director: Rajdutt

Language: Marathi

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Madhav Avchal
  • Pandurang Benare
  • Suhas Bhalekar

IMDB Rating: 8.2

Running Time: 128 min

122. Deool (2011)

When a local cowherd sees the god Dutta in a vision, he is not able tocontain his joy. Plans for a much-needed hospital were quickly shelved in order to construct a temple. The temple draws visitors to town, and people’s lives alter as a result.

Director: Umesh Vinayak Kulkarni

Language: Marathi

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Nana Patekar
  • Dilip Prabhawalkar
  • Girish Kulkarni
  • Sonali Kulkarni

IMDB Rating: 8.2

Running Time: 135 min

Movie Trailer: Deool (2011)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

123. Kaazhcha (2004)

Pavan, a young kid who lost his family in the Gujarat earthquake, is discovered by Madhavan, a villager. Pavan is welcomed into his family, and their bond grows stronger over time.

Director: Blessy

Language: Malayalam

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Mammootty
  • Padmapriya Janakiraman
  • Yash
  • Innocent
  • Sanusha

IMDB Rating: 8.2

Running Time: 137 min

124. Oru CBI Diary Kurippu (1988)

The police appoint Prabhakar Varma to investigate the suicide of Omana, a businessman’s daughter-in-law. When all the clues point to a murder, Varma decides to look into it more.

Director: K. Madhu

Language: Malayalam

Genre: Mystery, Thriller

Main Cast:

  • Mammootty
  • Suresh Gopi
  • Jagathy Sreekumar
  • Mukesh
  • Sukumaran

IMDB Rating: 8.2

Running Time: 137 min

Box Office: 3 Crore

Streaming Platform: Amazon

125. Evaru (2019)

An inspector is tasked with looking into the death of a high-ranking officer who was allegedly raped and killed by his purported rape victim. As he digs more, he realises that this isn’t your average open-and-shut case, but rather a grim narrative full of surprising twists and turns.

Director: Venkat Ramji

Language: Telugu

Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery

Main Cast:

  • Adivi Sesh
  • Naveen Chandra
  • Regina Cassandra
  • Murali Sharma

IMDB Rating: 8.2

Running Time: 118 min

Box Office: 15.5 Crore

Movie Trailer: Evaru (2019)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

126. Rabb Da Radio (2017)

Naseeb, a newlywed woman, is tasked with assisting her sister-in-law, Guddi, in marrying her love, Manjinder, and bringing her husband’s fractured family back together.

Director: Tarnvir Singh Jagpal

Language: Punjabi

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Tarsem Jassar
  • Jagjeet Sandhu
  • Mandy Takhar
  • Simi Chahal

IMDB Rating: 8.2

Running Time: 118 min

Box Office: 16 Crore

Movie Trailer: Rabb Da Radio (2017)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

127. Gantumoote (2019)

Meera, a 16-year-old student, is frequently left alone while her parents are at work. A horrible tragedy flips her life upside-down as she falls in love with a boy in her class.

Director: Roopa Rao

Language: Kannada

Genre: Drama, Romance

Main Cast:

  • Teju Belawadi
  • Nischith Korodi
  • Yukti

IMDB Rating: 8.2

Running Time: 110 min

Movie Trailer: Gantumoote (2019)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

128. Take Off (2017)

Terrorists are holding Sameera, an Indian nurse working in Iraq, and her coworkers hostage. Manoj, the Indian ambassador, utilises his skill and cunning to save them and get them out of the country safely.

Director: Mahesh Narayan

Language: Malayalam

Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller

Main Cast:

  • Parvathy
  • Fahadh Faazil
  • Kunchako Boban
  • Asif Ali

IMDB Rating: 8.2

Running Time: 139 min

Box Office: 25 Crore

Movie Trailer: Take Off (2017)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

129. Gitanjali (1989)

Prakash, who has been diagnosed with terminal cancer, and Geethanjali, who is also terminally ill, fall in love. When she hears of his sickness, however, she decides to leave his life.

Director: Mani Ratnam

Language: Telugu

Genre: Drama, Romance

Main Cast:

  • Akkineni Nagarjuna
  • Girija
  • Vijayakumar
  • Vijayachander

IMDB Rating: 8.2

Running Time: 135 min

Streaming Platform: Amazon

130. Bol (2011)

The father of a pious Muslim family refuses to accept his transgender son, causing internal friction and eventually ripping the family apart.

Director: Shoaib Mansoor

Language: Urdu

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Humaima Malik
  • Atif Aslam
  • Iman Ali
  • Mahira Khan

IMDB Rating: 8.2

Running Time: 151 min

Box Office: 16.80 Crore

Movie Trailer: Bol (2011)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

131. Charulata (1964)

Charulata is a solitary, artistically oriented woman in 1870s India who rarely sees her busy journalist husband, Bhupati. Recognizing his wife’s alienation and dissatisfaction, he persuades his cousin, Amal, to spend time with her and nurture her artistic urges. Amal is a budding poet, and he and Charulata bond over their mutual passion for art. However, a sexual attraction develops over time, with sad consequences.

Director: Satyajit Ray

Language: Bengali

Genre: Drama, Romance

Main Cast:

  • Madhabi Mukherjee
  • Soumitra Chatterjee
  • Shailen Mukherjee
  • Shyamal Ghoshal

IMDB Rating: 8.2

Running Time: 117 min

Movie Trailer: Charulata

Streaming Platform: Amazon

132. Kalidaasa Kannada Meshtru (2019)

Kalidasa is a Kannada instructor who enjoys passing on his knowledge of the language. When his school’s existence is threatened, he speaks out against the education system’s preference for private schools.

Director: Kaviraj

Language: Kannada

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Usha Bhandary
  • Meghana Gaonkar
  • Jaggesh
  • T.S. Nagabharana

IMDB Rating: 8.2

Running Time: 124 min

Movie Trailer: Kalidaasa Kannada Meshtru (2019)

Streaming Platform: Zee5

133. Saaransh (1984)

BB Pradhan, a retired headmaster, and his grieving wife, Parvati, must face the tragedy of their only son’s death in New York. Without their son’s money, the couple decides to rent a room, but they soon become embroiled in the problematic affairs of their young guest, Sujata, with potentially disastrous repercussions.

Director: Mahesh Bhatt

Language: Hindi

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Anupam Kher
  • Rohini Hattangadi
  • Soni Razdan
  • Madan Jain

IMDB Rating: 8.2

Running Time: 137 min

Movie Trailer: Saaransh (1984

Streaming Platform: Amazon

134. Ustad Hotel (2012)

When his father fails to support him, Faizi, an ambitious chef, goes to his village in India. He strives to make his goal come true by assisting his grandfather, Kareem, in running his hotel.

Director: Anwar Rasheed

Language: Malayalam

Genre: Drama, Comedy

Main Cast:

  • Dulquer Salmaan
  • Thilakan
  • Siddique
  • Nithya Menen

IMDB Rating: 8.2

Running Time: 150 min

Box Office: 41 Crore

Movie Trailer: Ustad Hotel (2012)

Streaming Platform: Hotstar

135. Sholay (1975)

Thakur Baldev Singh, a retired police chief from Ramgarh, prepares to apprehend infamous bandit Gabbar Singh with the help of two small-time criminals, Jai and Veeru. When Gabbar threatens the village, Jai and Veeru are perplexed as to why Thakur does nothing to assist them. They quickly discover that he is devoid of arms, and that Gabbar was the one who amputated them. They are enraged by this and increase their attempts to assist.

Director: Ramesh Sippy

Language: Hindi

Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy

Main Cast:

  • Dharmendra
  • Sanjeev Kumar
  • Hema Malini
  • Amitabh Bachchan

IMDB Rating: 8.2

Running Time: 204 min

Box Office: 35 Crore

Movie Trailer: Sholay (1975)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

136. Android Kunjappan Ver 5.25 (2019)

As a conservative villager’s son is forced to leave the family home owing to employment, their relationship takes a sweet turn when an AI (Artificial Intelligence) humanoid enters their lives and fills the void.

Director: Ratheesh Balakrishnan Poduval

Language: Malayalam

Genre: Drama, Comedy

Main Cast:

  • Suraj Venjaramoodu
  • Soubin Shahir
  • Sooraj Thelakkad
  • Saiju Kurup
  • Kendy Zirdo

IMDB Rating: 8.2

Running Time: 140 min

Movie Trailer: Android Kunjappan Ver 5.25 (2019)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

137. Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011)

Before Kabir’s marriage, friends Imran,Kabir, and Arjun go on a holiday to Spain.The vacation becomes a chance to mend fences, heal wounds, fall in love, and overcome their greatest fears.

Director: Zoya Akhtar

Language: Hindi

Genre: Drama, Comedy

Main Cast:

  • Hrithik Roshan
  • Abhay Deol
  • Farhan Akhtar
  • Katrina Kaif
  • Kalki Koechlin

IMDB Rating: 8.2

Running Time: 153 min

Box Office: 200 Crore

Movie Trailer: Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

138. Thondi Muthalum Driksakshiyum (2017)

Newly-weds Sreeja and Prasad are struggling to make ends meet, so they decide to sell Sreeja’s gold chain for cash. However, a burglar takes the chain while on the bus, compounding their problems.

Director: Dileesh Pothan

Language: Malayalam

Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller

Main Cast:

  • Suraj Venjaramoodu
  • Fahadh Faasil
  • Nimisha Sajayan
  • Alencier Ley Lopez

IMDB Rating: 8.2

Running Time: 135 min

Box Office: 6.5 Crore

Movie Trailer: Thondi Muthalum Driksakshiyum (2017)

139. Aranyer Din Ratri (1970)

A gang of city slickers from Calcutta, including the well-off Asim, the gentle Sanjoy, and the burly Hari, set out for a weekend in the woods. However, before long, the friends have abandoned nature in favour of binge drinking and hitting on the local tribe women. However, when the men spend more time with the locals, they learn that the social status that are so important to them are meaningless in the wild.

Director: Satyajit Ray

Language: Bengali

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Soumitra Chatterjee
  • Subhendu Chatterjee
  • Samit Bhanja
  • Rabi Ghosh

IMDB Rating: 8.2

Running Time: 115 min

Movie Trailer: Aranyer Din Ratri (1970)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

140. Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (2017)

When Bhallaladeva plots against his brother to become Mahishmati’s ruler, Katappa kills him and imprisons his wife. His brother’s son returns years later to avenge his father’s death.

Director: S. S. Rajamouli

Language: Telugu

Genre: Action, Drama

Main Cast:

  • Prabhas
  • Rana Daggubati
  • Anushka Shetty
  • Tamannaah
  • Ramya Krishna
  • Sathyaraj

IMDB Rating: 8.2

Running Time: 171 min

Box Office: 1810 Crore

Movie Trailer: Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (2017)

Streaming Platform: Netflix

141. Mughal-E-Azam (1960)

Set in the 16th-century Mughal court of Emperor Akbar, Prince Saleem, the heir to the throne, falls in love with Anaarkali, a lovely commoner. Emperor Akbar, Saleem’s father, refuses to allow his son marry below his class, resulting in a titanic struggle of wills. The complicated relationship between father and son is at the heart of this doomed romance.

Director: K. Asif

Language: Urdu

Genre: Drama, Romance, War

Main Cast:

  • Prithviraj Kapoor
  • Madhubala
  • Durga Khote
  • Nigar Sultana

IMDB Rating: 8.2

Running Time: 197 min

Box Office: 11 Crore

Movie Trailer: Mughal-E-Azam (1960)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

142. Wajva Re Wajva (1993)

Uttamrao and Babulal are great friends and business partners, and their children are close as well. As a widower, Babulal sends his two daughters, Megha and Swati, to live with their uncle. Sagar, Uttamrao’s son, is a simpleton who has been educated by his father to court Swati. They fall in love, but Babulal opposes their connection and plans with a matchmaker Narayan. However, at the wedding ceremony, Akash and Sagar, as well as Swati and Megha, decide to switch spouses.

Director: Girish Ghanekar

Language: Marathi

Genre: Comedy

Main Cast:

  • Ashok Saraf
  • Prashant Damle
  • Ajinkya Deo

IMDB Rating: 8.1

Running Time: 132 min

143. Thenmavin Kombath (1994)

Sreekrishnan falls in love with the same woman that his best buddy, Manikyan, loves. Despite Sreekrishnan’s best efforts to woo her, she refuses, resulting in a fight between the two friends.

Director: Priyadarshan

Language: Malayalam

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Main Cast:

  • Mohanlal
  • Shobana
  • Nedumudi Venu

IMDB Rating: 8.1

Running Time: 157 min

Streaming Platform: Amazon

144. Classmates (2006)

After several years, a group of college acquaintances gathers for a class reunion. However, a series of terrible secrets are disclosed as a result of an unforeseen turn of events, and their lives are forever changed.

Director: Lal Jose

Language: Malayalam

Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance

Main Cast:

  • Prithviraj
  • Indrajith
  • Narain
  • Jayasurya
  • Kavya Madhavan

IMDB Rating: 8.1

Running Time: 150 min

Box Office: 26 Crore

Movie Trailer: Classmates (2006)

Streaming Platform: Hotstar

145. Balak Palak (2013)

Balak Palak is about four young friends (Avya, Bhagya, Chiu, and Dolly) who learn that one of their friends, Jyoti tai, a member of their colony, has gone since she has brought shame to her family. BP is a lighthearted drama that will teach parents the value of open communication with their children.

Director: Ravi Jadhav

Language: Marathi

Genre: Family

Main Cast:

  • Shashwati Pimplikar
  • Madan Deodhar
  • Bhagyashree Shankpal
  • Rohit Phalke

IMDB Rating: 8.

Running Time: 109 min

Box Office: 12 Crore

Movie Trailer: Balak Palak (2013)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

146. Traffic (2011)

When a superstar’s daughter requires a heart transplant, the parents of a dying journalist offer to assist her. However, the only way to speed up the process is to navigate a busy route with significant traffic.

Director: Rajesh Pillai

Language: Malayalam

Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery

Main Cast:

  • Sreenivasan
  • Kunchacko Boban
  • Asif Ali
  • Rahman
  • Anoop Menon
  • Vineeth Sreenivasan

IMDB Rating: 8.1

Running Time: 122 min

Box Office: 15 Crore

Movie Trailer: Traffic (2011)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

147. Kammatti Paadam (2016)

Krishnan, who is currently based in Mumbai, returns to Kammattippaadam after receiving a call from his boyhood buddy Ganga. They find themselves in peril there as their criminal history catches up with them.

Director: Rajeev Ravi

Language: Malayalam

Genre: Action, Drama

Main Cast:

  • Dulquer Salmaan
  • Vinayakan
  • Shaun Romy
  • Manikandan R Achari
  • Shine Tom Chacko

IMDB Rating: 8.1

Running Time: 178 min

Movie Trailer: Kammatti Paadam (2016)

Streaming Platform: Hotstar

148. Jwlwi – The Seed (2019)

As the political atmosphere heats up, with the rebels redoubling their efforts and more young Bodo youngsters joining the separatist cause, Alaari is concerned that her son Erak, her family’s final seed, will fall under their spell.

Director: Rajni Basumatary

Language: Assamese

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Rajni Basumatary
  • Shimang Chainary
  • Raja Narzary
  • Kanyakorn

IMDB Rating: 8.1

Running Time: 90 min

Movie Trailer: Jwlwi – The Seed

149. Parava (2017)

Irshad and Haseeb, two adolescent lads from Mattanchery, have a passion for the local sport of pigeon flying. Irshad quickly comes up about a horrific incident in the neighbourhood that shattered many friendships.

Director: Soubin Shahir

Language: Malayalam

Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama

Main Cast:

  • Amal Shah
  • Govind V. Pai
  • Shane Nigam
  • Dulquer Salmaan

IMDB Rating: 8.1

Running Time: 147 min

Movie Trailer: Parava (2017)

Streaming Platform: Hotstar

150. Arjun Reddy (2017)

Arjun Reddy Deshmukh is a young surgeon with a raging temper and a functioning alcoholism. When he discovers that his sweetheart is marrying another man, he falls into self-destruction.

Director: Sandeep Reddy Vanga

Language: Telugu

Genre: Action, Drama, Romance

Main Cast:

  • Vijay Deverakonda
  • Shalini Pandey
  • Rahul Ramakrishna
  • Jia Sharma

IMDB Rating: 8.1

Running Time: 186 min

Box Office: 51 Crore

Movie Trailer: Arjun Reddy (2017)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

151. Pattanapravesam (1988)

CID officers Ramdas and Vijayan travel to Kerala in search of a cop’s killer. They are up against a violent drug trafficking crime group while doing so.

Director: Sathyan Anthikad

Language: Malayalam

Genre: Comedy, Thriller

Main Cast:

  • Mohanlal
  • Sreenivasan
  • Karamana Janardanan Nair
  • Ambika

IMDB Rating: 8.1

Running Time: 158 min

152. Bhooter Bhabishyat (2012)

A spooky house is being turned into a commercial mall. However, a group of spirits who live in the house employ a variety of strategies in order to defend their resting place.

Director: Anik Dutta

Language: Bengali

Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

Main Cast:

  • Sabyasachi Chakrabarty
  • Parambrata Chatterjee
  • Paran Bandopadhyay
  • Swastika Mukherjee

IMDB Rating: 8.1

Running Time: 123 min

Box Office: 3 Crore

153. Ship of Theseus (2012)

Justice, identity, beauty, and the meaning of life and death are explored by an experimental photographer, a sick monk, and a young stockbroker.

Director: Anand Gandhi

Language: Hindi

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Aida El-Kashef
  • Neeraj Kabi
  • Sohum Shah

IMDB Rating: 8.1

Running Time: 143 min

Movie Trailer: Ship of Theseus (2012)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

154. Garm Hava (1973)

A Muslim businessman and his family fight for their rights in post-partition India, a country that was once their own.

Director: M. S. Sathyu

Language: Urdu

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Badar Begum
  • Balraj Sahni
  • Shaukat Azmi
  • Gita Siddharth

IMDB Rating: 8.1

Running Time: 146 min

Box Office: 1 Crore

155. Barfi (2012)

Shruti adores Barfi, a deaf and a mute man. Years later, she discovers that he is in love with an autistic girl, prompting her to reconsider her own marriage.

Director: Anurag Basu

Language: Hindi

Genre: Drama, Comedy

Main Cast:

  • Ranbir Kapoor
  • Hussain Bohra
  • Priyanka Chopra
  • Ileana D’Cruz
  • Ashish Vidyarthi

IMDB Rating: 8.1

Running Time: 150 min

Box Office: 200 Crore

Movie Trailer: Barfi (2012)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

156. Gujjubhai The Great (2015)

Hasmukh Gandhi lives a stress-free existence until Tanisha, his daughter, returns home with her lover, Montu. Hasmukh believes he is a trickster, despite the fact that the rest of the family is taken in by his charm.

Director: Ishaan Randeria

Language: Gujarati

Genre: Comedy

Main Cast:

  • Siddharth Randeria
  • Jimit Trivedi
  • Swati Shah
  • Dipna Patel

IMDB Rating: 8.1

Running Time: 145 min

Box Office: 15 Crore

Movie Trailer: Gujjubhai The Great (2015)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

157. Deewaar (1975)

Vijay, haunted by his past, turns to crime, while Ravi, his younger brother, becomes a good cop. When Ravi is dispatched to apprehend Vijay, fate puts them against each other.

Director: Yash Chopra

Language: Hindi

Genre: Action, Crime, Drama

Main Cast:

  • Amitabh Bachchan
  • Shashi Kapoor
  • Neetu Singh
  • Nirupa Roy

IMDB Rating: 8.1

Running Time: 174 min

Box Office: 7.5 Crore

Movie Trailer: Deewaar (1975)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

158. Kanchivaram (2008)

Vengadam, a silk weaver, makes a pledge in front of his entire village one day that his infant daughter, whom he adores, will grow up and marry in a Kanchivaram silk sari: a garment so expensive that it takes impoverished people who weave it many years to save enough money to buy their own. Vengadam becomes a political leader and works for greater salaries for the weavers as the years pass. He is drawn to Communism.

Director: Priyadarshan

Language: Tamil

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Prakash Raj
  • Shriya Reddy
  • Shammu
  • Vimal

IMDB Rating: 8.1

Running Time: 117 min

Movie Trailer: Kanchivaram (2008)

159. Investment (2013)

The film Investment follows the narrative of a typical ‘upwardly mobile’ couple: Aashish, an ambitious young man set to shift jobs and join an American corporation, and his wife Prachi, who is supportive and anxious to advance up the social ladder.

Director: Ratnakar Matkari

Language: Marathi

Genre: Drama, Mystery

Main Cast:

  • Tushar Dalvi
  • Supriya Vinod
  • Sulbha Deshpande
  • Sanjay Mone

IMDB Rating: 8.1

Running Time: 122 min

Movie Trailer: Investment (2013)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

160. Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India (2001)

The year is 1893, and India is occupied by the British. The dictatorial Captain Russell has imposed an extraordinary land tax on the residents of a small village. Bhuvan, a rebellious farmer, is outraged and organises the locals to openly reject the levy. Russell proposes a new solution to the problem: he challenges Bhuvan and his men to a game of cricket, an Indian sport. The tax will be repealed if Bhuvan and his men defeat Russell’s team.

Director: Ashutosh Gowariker

Language: Hindi

Genre: Drama, Musical, Sport

Main Cast:

  • Aamir Khan
  • Gracy Singh
  • Rachel Shelley

IMDB Rating: 8.1

Running Time: 224 Crore

Box Office: 66 Crore

Movie Trailer: Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India (2001)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

161. Haider (2014)

After learning that his mother’s new husband may be to blame for his father’s death, a young man becomes concerned. He embarks on a path of vengeance, only to realize that his loved ones will not be spared either.

Director: Vishal Bhardwaj

Language: Hindi

Genre: Action, Crime, Drama

Main Cast:

  • Shahid Kapoor
  • Tabu
  • Kay Kay Menon
  • Shraddha Kapoor
  • Irrfan Khan

IMDB Rating: 8.1

Running Time: 160 min

Box Office: 98 Crore

Movie Trailer: Haider (2014)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

162. Kevi Rite Jaish (2012)

Bachu feels enraged when his close buddy Ishwar attempts to relocate to the United States but is unable to do so due to financial constraints. Bachu intends to send his son Harish to the United States to fulfil a lifelong ambition.

Director: Abhishek Jain

Language: Gujarati

Genre: Comedy, Family

Main Cast:

  • Rakesh Bedi
  • Anang Desai
  • Kenneth Desai
  • Tom Alter

IMDB Rating: 8.1

Running Time: 128 min

Box Office: 1.75 Crore

Movie Trailer: Kevi Rite Jaish (2012)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

163. Chameli Memsaab (1975)

The film is set in an Assamese tea garden, where Berkeley (George Baker), a British tea plantation owner, falls in love with Chameli, a native girl who works on the tea estate. Berkeley then marries Chameli, only to be falsely convicted of her murder later on.

Director: Abdul Majid

Language: Assamese

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • George Baker
  • Binita Borgohain
  • Abdul Majid

IMDB Rating: 8.1

Running Time: 144 min

164. Mee Shivajiraje Bhosale Boltoy (2009)

A middle-class Maharashtrian named Dinkar Maruti Bhosale finds himself disregarded and victimised. He is eventually inspired to fight back by a vision of Shivaji Maharaj.

Director: Santosh Ramdas Manjrekar

Language: Marathi

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Mahesh Manjrekar
  • Sachin Khedekar
  • Makarand Anaspure
  • Suchitra Bandekar

IMDB Rating: 8

Running Time: 149 min

Box Office: 25.5 Crore

Movie Trailer: Mee Shivajiraje Bhosale Boltoy (2009)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

165. Premier Padmini (2019)

With his dead-end job, divorce, and a hating kid, Vinayaka finds himself in the midst of a midlife crisis. When he meets Nanjundi, his new driver, he obtains a fresh perspective on life.

Director: Ramesh Indira

Language: Kannada

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Main Cast:

  • Jaggesh
  • Madhoo
  • Sudharani
  • Pramod

IMDB Rating: 8

Running Time: 111 min

Movie Trailer: Premier Padmini (2019)

Streaming Platform: Zee5

166. Chaar Sahibzaade (2014)

The four sons of Guru Gobind Singh Ji, Ajit Singh, Jujhar Singh, Zorawar Singh, and Fateh Singh, die in a crucial fight against the Mughals.

Director: Harry Baweja

Language: Punjabi

Genre: Animation, History

Main Cast:

  • Om Puri
  • Harman Baweja

IMDB Rating: 8

Running Time: 128 min

Box Office: 45.96 crore

Movie Trailer: Chaar Sahibzaade (2014)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

167. Jai Jagannath (2007)

Sriya, an untouchable, demonstrates her might and power by daring to pray and defeating Goddess Lakshmi. However, Lord Jagannath, at the urging of his brother Balram, rejects this development.

Director: Sabyasachi Mohapatra

Language: Odia

Genre: Drama, Fantasy, History

Main Cast:

  • Sarat Pujari
  • Sadhu Meher
  • Sritam Das
  • Jyoti Mishra

IMDB Rating: 8

Running Time: 127 min

Box Office: 1 Crore

Movie Trailer: Jai Jagannath (2007)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

168. Bajrangi Bhaijaan (2015)

A little Pakistani mute girl gets lost in India and has no method of getting back. The mission of returning her to her Pakistan and reuniting her with her family is taken on by a dedicated man with a noble soul.

Director: Kabir Khan

Language: Hindi

Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy

Main Cast:

  • Salman Khan
  • Kareena Kapoor Khan
  • Nawazuddin Siddiqui
  • Harshaali Malhotra

IMDB Rating: 8

Running Time: 159 min

Box Office: 969 Crore

Movie Trailer: Bajrangi Bhaijaan (2015)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

169. Shiva (1989)

Bhavani, a thug, and his henchmen engage in unlawful and violent acts until Shiva, a daredevil college student, decides to take them on.

Director: Ram Gopal Varma

Language: Telugu

Genre: Action, Crime, Drama

Main Cast:

  • Nagarjuna
  • Amala
  • Raghuvaran
  • Murali Mohan

IMDB Rating: 8.1

Running Time: 145 min

Movie Trailer: Shiva (1989)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

170. Bombay (1995)

Shekar and Shaila fall in love, and despite the fact that neither of their parents approve of their relationship (he is Hindu, she is Muslim), they run away and marry. Shekar and Shaila have twin sons and raise them to respect both of their families’ faiths and customs. However, civil upheaval in Bombay leads to a tragic catastrophe, forcing their parents to put their differences aside in order to save their children and grandchildren.

Director: Mani Ratnam

Language: Tamil

Genre: Drama, Romance

Main Cast:

  • Arvind Swami
  • Manisha Koirala
  • Nassar

IMDB Rating: 8.1

Running Time: 145 min

Movie Trailer: Bombay (1995)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

171. The Music Room (1958)

Biswambhar Roy, an Indian landowner, lives in luxury, but his riches are eroding. Roy persists on preserving his opulent lifestyle, notably his ornate music room, which he uses as a performance place for a variety of outstanding singers, dancers, and musicians, despite his dwindling income. Even when Roy’s financial situation worsens, he finds it difficult to compete with the performances put on by his younger neighbour, Mahim Ganguly.

Director: Satyajit Ray

Language: Bengali

Genre: Drama, Music

Main Cast:

  • Chhabi Biswas
  • Padma Devi
  • Pinaki Sen Gupta
  • Gangapada Bose

IMDB Rating: 8

Running Time: 95 min

Streaming Platform: Amazon

172. Local Kung Fu 2 (2017)

With a twist, Local Kung Fu 2 is an action rendition of William Shakespeare’s Comedy of Errors. One set of twins grew up in Guwahati and knows how to fight, whereas the other set grew up in Tezpur and does not.

Director: Kenny Deori Basumatary

Language: Assamese

Genre: Action, Comedy

Main Cast:

  • Kenny Deori Basumatary
  • Utkal Hazowary
  • Sarmistha Chakravorty
  • Eepsita Hazarika

IMDB Rating: 8

Running Time: 124 min

Movie Trailer: Local Kung Fu 2

173. Mother India (1957)

Radha and Shamu’s wedding is approaching, but the loan they take out to pay for the ceremony ends up ruining them. The couple is obliged to give up three quarters of their crop to the moneylenders since they are unable to paythe rising interest rates. Shamu works in the fields to help his family out of poverty, but a loose rock smashes his arm, rendering him unable to work and ashamed at his failure to support his family.

Director: Mehboob Khan

Language: Hindi

Genre: Drama, Musical, Family

Main Cast:

  • Nargis
  • Sunil Dutt
  • Rajendra Kumar
  • Raaj Kumar

IMDB Rating: 8

Running Time: 172 min

Box Office: 8 Crore

Movie Trailer: Mother India (1957)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

174. Dombivali Fast (2005)

Madhav Apte, a pious, cultured, and educated man, cannot endure the rampant corruption and lack of law and order that surrounds him. His uprightness and high moral ideals upset his friends and family, causing him to snap one day.

Director: Nishikanth Kamath

Language: Marathi

Genre: Drama, Thriller

Main Cast:

  • Sandeep Kulkarni
  • Shilpa Tulaskar
  • Sandesh Jadhav

IMDB Rating: 8

Running Time: 112 min

Streaming Platform: Amazon

175. Madhumati (1958)

When a landslide blocks his way to the train station, Deven seeks refuge in a house. The mansion seems uncannily similar to him, and he quickly learns about his prior life.

Director: Bimal Roy

Language: Hindi

Genre: Fantasy, Musical, Mystery

Main Cast:

  • Dilip Kumar
  • Vyjayanthimala
  • Johnny Walker
  • Pran

IMDB Rating: 8

Running Time: 166 min

Box Office: 8 Crore

Streaming Platform: Amazon

176. Baahubali: The Beginning (2015)

Shivudu learns about his family’s conflicted past and legacy while pursuing his love in the kingdom of Mahishmati. He must now prepare to fight his newly discovered arch-enemy.

Director: S. S. Rajamouli

Language: Telugu

Genre: Action, Drama

Main Cast:

  • Prabhas
  • Rana Daggubati
  • Anushka Shetty
  • Tamannaah
  • Ramya Krishnan

IMDB Rating: 8

Running Time: 158 min

Box Office: 650 Crore

Movie Trailer: Baahubali: The Beginning (2015)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

177. Kaagaz Ke Phool (1959)

A disturbed film director falls in love with an orphaned woman and turns her into a celebrity. His wife’s family, on the other hand, is dissatisfied with their relationship and poses numerous roadblocks.

Director: Guru Dutt

Language: Hindi

Genre: Drama, Romance

Main Cast:

  • Guru Dutt
  • Waheeda Rehman
  • Johnny Walker
  • Veena

IMDB Rating: 8

Running Time: 148 min

Streaming Platform: Amazon

178. Mumbai Pune Mumbai (2010)

A young, sophisticated woman flies alone from Mumbai to Pune to meet a potential husband at her mother’s request. When she is unable to find him, she meets another Pune-based man.

Director: Satish Rajwade

Language: Marathi

Genre: Drama, Romance

Main Cast:

  • Mukta Barve
  • Swwapnil Joshi

IMDB Rating: 8

Running Time: 101 min

Movie Trailer: Mumbai Pune Mumbai (2010)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

179. 3 Bahadur: Rise of the Warriors (2018)

Erma is a heroine from another universe who is on the run and hiding from Babushka, who wants to take away her superpowers. The three swear to safeguard Erma, even going so far as to turn against Deenu Chacha, their mentor who bestowed their abilities on them in the first place.

Director: Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy

Language: Urdu

Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure

Main Cast:

  • Mehwish Hayat
  • Fahad Mustafa
  • Sarwat Gillani
  • Nimra Bucha

IMDB Rating: 8

Running Time: 94 min

Box Office: 6.17 Crore

Movie Trailer: 3 Bahadur: Rise of the Warriors (2018)

180. Aamis (2019)

A lonely, married woman forms a bond with a younger man because they both enjoy odd meals. As their adventures become more daring, their relationship begins to deteriorate.

Director: Bhaskar Hazarika

Language: Assamese

Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror

Main Cast:

  • Lima Das
  • Arghadeep Baruah
  • Neetali Das

IMDB Rating: 8

Running Time: 108 min

Movie Trailer: Aamis

181. Fauji Ki Family-2 (2013)

The film’s protagonist is illiterate and works as a sheepherder. It is the narrative of a little community in which all of the residents are ignorant, and as a result of their illiteracy, they magnify simple things.

Director: Gandhi Brothers

Language: Rajasthani

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Main Cast:

  • Gaurve Barasa
  • Ramesh Bhati
  • Navin Borana

IMDB Rating: 8

Running Time: 144 min

182. Parwaaz Hai Junoon (2018)

Sania decides to enlist in the Pakistan Air Force in order to pursue her dream of becoming a fighter pilot and serving her nation. However, after her lover dies during a mission, she has a difficult time with her training.

Director: Haseeb Hassan

Language: Urdu

Genre: Action, War

Main Cast:

  • Hamza Ali Abbasi
  • Ahad Raza Mir
  • Hania Amir
  • Kubra Khan

IMDB Rating: 8

Running Time: 130 min

Box Office: 43 Crore

183. Suspended Inspector Boro (2018)

Inspector Boro is a skilled martial artist and a law enforcement officer who is unaffected by corruption. While on suspension, he is asked unofficially by an SP to locate a girl called Sabrina Rai, who was sent to Guwahati ostensibly for job training but has been missing for three days.

Director: Kenny Basumatary

Language: Assamese

Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller

Main Cast:

  • Kenny Basumatary
  • Suneet Bora
  • Anupam Kaushik Borah

IMDB Rating: 8

Running Time: 150 min

Movie Trailer: Suspended Inspector Boro

184. Bajrangi Bhaijaan (2015)

A little Pakistani mute girl gets lost in India and has no method of getting back. The mission of returning her to Pakistan and reuniting her with her family is taken on by a dedicated man with a noble soul.

Director: Kabir Khan

Language: Hindi

Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy

Main Cast:

  • Salman Khan
  • Kareena Kapoor Khan
  • Nawazuddin Siddiqui
  • Harshaali Malhotra

IMDB Rating: 8

Running Time: 159 min

Box Office: 969 Crore

Movie Trailer: Bajrangi Bhaijaan (2015)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

185. Meghe Dhaka Tara (1960)

Nita lives on the fringes of the impoverished city, trying to support her siblings and ageing father. While her brother aspires to be a famous classical singer, Nita dreams of marrying a young scientist who appears to reciprocate her feelings. When it becomes evident that the young man is more interested in Nita’s sister, she becomes unwell and becomes a burden to her family.

Director: Ritwik Ghatak

Language: Bengali

Genre: Drama, Musical

Main Cast:

  • Supriya Choudhury
  • Anil Chatterjee
  • Gyanesh Mukherjee
  • Bijon Bhattacharya

IMDB Rating: 8

Running Time: 127 min

Movie Trailer: Meghe Dhaka Tara (1960)

186. Kaksparsh (2012)

Uma’s husband dies unexpectedly at a young age. She fights her way through various twists and turns, with her brother-in-law, who has a troubled connection with her, as her last hope.

Director: Mahesh Manjrekar

Language: Marathi

Genre: Drama, Family, History

Main Cast:

    • Sachin Khedekar
    • Priya Bapat
    • Medha Manjrekar
    • Savita Malpekar

IMDB Rating: 7.9

Running Time: 147 min

Box Office: 14 Crore

Movie Trailer: Kaksparsh (2012)

187. Happy Days (2007)

After overcoming different challenges, a group of eight students from an engineering college create an unshakable relationship.

Director: Sekhar Kammula

Language: Telugu

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Varun Sandesh
  • Rahul Haridas
  • Nikhil Siddharth
  • Vamsee Krishna

IMDB Rating: 7.9

Running Time: 165 min

Box Office: 24 Crore

Streaming Platform: Amazon

188. Avane Srimannarayana (2019)

Narayana tries to unravel the riddle surrounding the treasure’s disappearance. However, Jayaram, a gang leader, puts up a number of roadblocks along his way.

Director: Sachin Ravi

Language: Kannada

Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy

Main Cast:

  • Rakshit Shetty
  • Shanvi Srivastava
  • Achyuth Kumar

IMDB Rating: 7.9

Running Time: 184 min

Box Office: 24 Crore

Movie Trailer: Avane Srimannarayana (2019)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

189. Daana Paani (2018)

Mehtaab Singh is tasked with informing the family of his fallen friend about his death. When he is compelled to hide the truth and falls in love with his comrade’s widow, complications develop.

Director: Tarnvir Singh Jagpal

Language: Punjabi

Genre: Family

Main Cast:

  • Jimmy Sheirgill
  • Simi Chahal
  • Gurpreet Ghuggi
  • Nirmal Rishi

IMDB Rating: 7.9

Running Time: 95 mins

Movie Trailer: Daana Paani (2018)

190. Barood (2004)

To get his way, a crooked politician pays an honourable and courageous police officer. However, he has no idea that the policeman is joining forces with him in order to derail his political future.

Director: Munin Barua

Language: Assamese

Genre: Action, Crime, Drama

Main Cast:

  • Jatin Bora
  • Tapan Das
  • Ravi Sharma

IMDB Rating: 7.9

Running Time: 142 min

Streaming Platform: Amazon

191. Sarpanch Babu (1999)

A fictitious story about emotional ties that are tested by happy marriages, friendships, and cold-blooded betrayal. Arjun, a strong-willed and well-educated young man, takes on a powerful politician.

Director: Chakrapani

Language: Odia

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Anuradha
  • Chandrashree
  • Ajit Das

IMDB Rating: 7.9

Running Time: 154 min

192. Master (2021)

Teacher with a drinking problem JD is assigned to teach at a juvenile detention centre. JD, on the other hand, sets out to stop a dangerous criminal from using his students to cover up his misdeeds.

Director: Lokesh Kanagaraj

Language: Tamil

Genre: Action, Thriller

Main Cast:

  • Vijay
  • Vijay Sethupathi
  • Malavika Mohanan

IMDB Rating: 7.9

Running Time: 180 min

Box Office: 300 Crore

Movie Trailer: Master (2021)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

193. Jab We Met (2007)

Aditya, a distraught tycoon on the edge of suicide, boards a train aimlessly. He meets Geet, a free-spirited girl who is planning an elopement with her lover, and is drawn into her chaotic world.

Director: Imtiaz Ali

Language: Hindi

Genre: Drama, Comedy. Romance

Main Cast:

  • Kareena Kapoor
  • Shahid Kapoor
  • Dara Singh

IMDB Rating: 7.9

Running Time: 142 min

Box Office: 70 Crore

Movie Trailer: Jab We Met (2007)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

194. Awara (1951)

Raj Raghunath leaves home after a quarrel with his father, a local judge, and joins petty criminal Jagga. Raj shoots Jagga as he finds his new acquaintance was a major figure in a sad tragedy from his family’s past. Raj’s case would be heard by his father because the offence was committed under Raghunath’s jurisdiction. Raj prepares for his moment of truth with the help of his long-lost girlfriend, a lawyer named Rita.

Director: Raj Kapoor

Language: Hindi

Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance

Main Cast:

  • Raj Kapoor
  • Shashiraj
  • Nargis
  • Baby Zubeida
  • Prithviraj Kapoor

IMDB Rating: 7.9

Running Time: 193 min

Box Office: 15.6 Crore

Movie Trailer: AWARA (1951)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

195. Wrong Side Raju (2016)

Raju Bambani, an innocent driver, is falsely accused of causing an accident by his powerful boss’s son. He confronts various obstacles in his quest for justice as he sets out to prove his innocence.

Director: Mikhil Musale

Language: Gujarati

Genre: Drama, Thriller

Main Cast:

  • Pratik Gandhi
  • Kimberley Louisa McBeath
  • Asif Basra
  • Kavi Shastri

IMDB Rating: 7.9

Running Time: 130 min

Movie Trailer: Wrong Side Raju (2016)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

196. Chor Bani Thangaat Kare (2017)

Rajkumar, a taxi driver, tries to recover from kleptomania after falling in love with a female passenger, but their relationship quickly deteriorates when she learns of his disease. By snatching a bomb from a terrorist, he brings additional turmoil into his life.

Director: Rahul Bhole

Language: Gujarati

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Main Cast:

  • Amit Mistry
  • Bijal Joshi
  • Prem Gadhavi
  • Manan Desai

IMDB Rating: 7.9

Running Time: 145 min

Movie Trailer: Chor Bani Thangaat Kare

Streaming Platform: Amazon

197. Awe! (2018)

At an unusual eatery, several diverse characters from all walks of life come together. They couldn’t be more dissimilar, with a fake chef and an aspiring time traveller among them, except for one thing: they’re all the same.

Director: Prasanth Varma

Language: Telugu

Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror

Main Cast:

  • Kajal Aggarwal
  • Nithya Menen
  • Regina Cassandra
  • Eesha Rebba

IMDB Rating: 7.8

Running Time: 110 min

Box Office: 14 Crore

Movie Trailer: Awe! (2018)

Streaming Platform: Netflix

198. Kothanodi (2015)

A mother plots the assassination of her daughter-in-law, while her son meets a woman who has given birth to a ‘chulta’; a wealthy woman marries her daughter to a python, while another fights to save her child.

Director: Bhaskar Hazarika

Language: Assamese

Genre: Fantasy

Main Cast:

  • Seema Biswas
  • Adil Hussain
  • Zerifa Wahid

IMDB Rating: 7.8

Running Time: 115 min

Movie Trailer: Kothanodi

Streaming Platform: Amazon

199. Lahoriye (2017)

Kikkar Singh, an Indian Sikh, and Ameeran, a Pakistani Muslim woman, fall in love. During the partition of India, however, tragedy strikes, causing them to split up.

Director: Amberdeep Singh

Language: Punjabi

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Amrinder Gill
  • Sargun Mehta
  • Yuvraj Hans
  • Nimrat Khaira

IMDB Rating: 7.8

Running Time: 140 min

Box Office: 5 Crore

Movie Trailer: Lahoriye (2017)

200. Haqeeqat (1964)

In the rugged terrains of Ladakh, a platoon fighting in the Sino-Indian war of 1962 is assumed dead but is rescued by tribals. Captain Bahadur Singh and Angmo are in charge of holding the fort as the platoon retreats.

Director: Chetan Anand

Language: Hindi

Genre: Action, Musical, War

Main Cast:

  • Balraj Sahni
  • Dharmendra
  • Priya Rajvansh
  • Sanjay Khan

IMDB Rating: 7.8

Running Time: 184 min

Streaming Platform: Amazon

201. Gumnaami (2019)

The Mukherjee Commission, which was created to look into Subhash Chandra Bose’s death, is looking into several possibilities to see if he died in an aircraft crash, lived as Gumnaami Baba, or died in Russia.

Director: Srijit Mukherji

Language: Bengali

Genre: Action, Drama, History

Main Cast:

  • Prosenjit Chatterjee
  • Anirban Bhattacharya
  • Tanusree Chakraborty

IMDB Rating: 7.8

Running Time: 142 min

Movie Trailer: Gumnaami (2019)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

202. Raazi (2018)

During the Indo-Pakistan War of 1971, an Indian spy is married into a Pakistani family by her father so that she can get some valuable information about the enemy.

Director: Meghna Gulzar

Language: Hindi

Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller

Main Cast:

  • Alia Bhatt
  • Vicky Kaushal
  • Jaideep Ahlawat

IMDB Rating: 7.8

Running Time: 140 min

Box Office: 207 Crore

Movie Trailer: Raazi (2018)

Streaming Platform:Amazon

203. Dhand (2015)

There is always a hero hidden within every person. Friends, fun and love keep the hero within him busy throughout his normal life. But when he sees injustice done to his loved ones, then the real hero within him will arise to fight against injustice.

Director: Ranjith Bajpe

Language: Tulu

Genre: Action, Comedy

Main Cast:

  • Arjun Kapikad
  • Sandeep Shetty
  • Anoop Sagar
  • Deepak Paladka

IMDB Rating: 7.8

Movie Trailer: Dhand (2015)

204. Bhala Pae Tate 100 Ru 100 (2015)

The reasons for a TV anchor’s rejection of his landlord’s daughter become obvious as the story progresses.

Director: Sudhanshu Sahu

Language: Odia

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance.

Main Cast:

  • Babushan
  • Sheetal
  • Suryamayee Mahapatra
  • Harihara Mahapatra

IMDB Rating: 7.8

Running Time: 160 min

Movie Trailer: Bhala Pae Tate 100 Ru 100 (2015)

205. Udta Punjab (2016)

Through the experiences of a rock star, a migrant labourer, a doctor, and a police officer, the insurgence of substance misuse among the young in the Indian state of Punjab is explored.

Director: Abhishek Chaubey

Language: Hindi

Genre: Action, Crime, Drama

Main Cast:

  • Shahid Kapoor
  • Kareena Kapoor
  • Alia Bhatt
  • Diljit Dosanjh

IMDB Rating: 7.8

Running Time: 147 min

Box Office: 99.7 Crore

Movie Trailer: Udta Punjab (2016)

Streaming Platform: Netflix

206. Double Seat (2015)

Amit and Manjiri, a newly-wed couple, decide to buy their own house and move out of their family’s home. However, a series of events test their determination.

Director: Sameer Vidwans

Language: Marathi

Genre: Drama, Romance

Main Cast:

  • Ankush Choudhary
  • Mukta Barve

IMDB Rating: 7.8

Running Time: 138 min

Box Office: 20 Crore

Streaming Platform: Amazon

207. Dhh(2017)

Three failing students skip school to go to a nearby town to attend a show of their favourite magician where they hit upon the idea of asking him to use his powers to help them pass their exams.

Director: Manish Saini

Language: Gujarati

Genre: Drama, Family

Main Cast:

  • Naseeruddin Shah
  • Kahaan
  • Karan Patel
  • Kuldeep Sodha

IMDB Rating: 7.8

Running Time: 128 min

Movie Trailer: Dhh (2017)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

208. Navri Mile Navryala (1984)

The servants of two families attempt to convince their strict employers, who follow different sets of disciplines, to dissolve their so-called rules and turn the house into a home.

Director:

  • Sachin Pilgaonkar
  • Sachin

Language: Marathi

Genre: Comedy

Main Cast:

  • Sachin Pilgaonkar
  • Ashok Saraf
  • Supiya Pilgaonkar

IMDB Rating: 7.7

Running Time: 142 min

Streaming Platform: Amazon

209. Hit (2020)

Vikram, a police officer who is dealing with a personal loss, must put his concerns aside and concentrate on the investigation of Preethi, a missing girl.

Director: Sailesh Kolanu

Language: Telugu

Genre: Action, Crime, Drama

Main Cast:

  • Vishwak Sen
  • Ruhani Sharma
  • Chaitanya Sagiraju
  • Brahmaji

IMDB Rating: 7.7

Running Time: 125 min

Box Office: 8.5 Crore

Movie Trailer: Hit (2020)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

210. Mala Aai Vhaaychay! (2011)

The film shows the story in legal and emotional perspective of who should the child be with; his surrogate mother who raised him or his mother who has the blood relation with him. In remote Maharashtra village Mary comes to bear a surrogate child. She meets Yashoda a poor woman who agrees to give birth to the child.

Director: Samruoddhi Porey

Language: Marathi

Genre: Drama, Music

Main Cast:

  • Urmila Kanetkar
  • Stacy Bee
  • Samruoddhi Porey
  • Aiden Barkely

IMDB Rating: 7.7

Running Time: 124 min

Movie Trailer: Mala Aai Vhaaychay! (2011)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

211. Magadheera (2009)

Harsha is falsely implicated for killing Indu’s father and she too is kidnapped. But Harsha and Indu share a bond from a previous life, and when he realizes this, he sets out to set things straight.

Director: S. S. Rajamouli

Language: Telugu

Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy

Main Cast:

  • Ram Charan
  • Kajal Aggarwal
  • Dev Gill
  • Srihari

IMDB Rating: 7.7

Running Time: 166 min

Box Office: 150 Crore

Movie Trailer: Magadheera (2009)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

212. Sanju (2018)

Sanjay Dutt, an East Indian actor who comes from a family of film giants, achieves stratospheric heights of stardom while also battling addictions and other personal problems.

Director: Rajkumar Hirani

Language: Hindi

Genre: Biography, Drama

Main Cast:

  • Ranbir Kapoor
  • Paresh Rawal
  • Vicky Kaushal
  • Anushka Sharma

IMDB Rating: 7.7

Running Time: 161 min

Box Office: 586.85 Crore

Movie Trailer: Sanju (2018)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

213. Celluloid (2013)

Driven by his passion for films, J C Daniel decides to make a movie. However, his endeavor proves to be an uphill task and he willingly sells his possessions to turn his dreams into reality.

Director: Kamal

Language: Malayalam

Genre: Biography, Drama

Main Cast:

  • Prithviraj
  • Sreenivasan
  • Mamta Mohandas
  • Chandni Geetha

IMDB Rating: 7.7

Running Time: 129 min

Box Office: 16.57 Crore

Movie Trailer: Celluloid (2013)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

214. Rockstar (2011)

Janardhan, a college student, is a simpleton in search of inspiration for the musician within him. Although heartbreak aids him in achieving his aim, it also leads to his self-destruction.

Director: Imtiaz Ali

Language: Hindi

Genre: Music, Drama, Romance

Main Cast:

  • Ranbir Kapoor
  • Nargis Fakhri
  • Shammi Kapoor
  • Shernaz Patel

IMDB Rating: 7.7

Running Time: 159 min

Box Office: 108 Crore

Movie Trailer: Rockstar (2011)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

215. Calcutta 71 (1972)

Short stories are showcased of the common men and women, who struggle for a living and how the rich and famous enjoy their life not being aware of the misery of the common man.

Director: Mrinal Sen

Language: Bengali

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Utpal Dutt
  • Debraj Roy
  • Satya Bannerjee
  • Madhabi Chakraborty
  • Gita Sen

IMDB Rating: 7.7

Running Time: 101 min

Movie Trailer: Calcutta 71 (1972)

216. Sarkarnama (1998)

Vishwas, a chawl in charge, gives the residents a notice to vacate it as it has been marked unsafe. He then hands the case file to CM Uttamrao but things change when it goes missing.

Director: Shrabani Deodhar

Language: Marathi

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Dilip Prabhavalkar
  • Jagdish Patankar
  • Ravi Boratkar
  • Yashwant Dutt

IMDB Rating: 7.7

Running Time: 160 min

Streaming Platform: Zee5

217. Zapatlela (1993)

A gangster’s spirit possesses a doll when he is killed by an inspector. Unaware of this fact, a girl sends this doll to her brother; the spirit wants to come alive by entering into another human body and it chooses the girl’s kid brother.

Director: Mahesh Kothare

Language: Marathi

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror

Main Cast:

  • Mahesh Kothare
  • Laxmikant Berde
  • Jayram Kulkarni
  • Pooja Pawar

IMDB Rating: 7.7

Running Time: 168 min

Streaming Platform: Netflix

218. Veyil (2006)

A teenager gets caught watching a movie during school hours and is beaten up by his father. Angered by this, he runs away from home and returns after 20 years.

Director: Vasanthabalan

Language: Tamil

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Pasupathy
  • Bharath
  • Bhavana
  • Priyanka Nair

IMDB Rating: 7.7

Running Time: 136 min

Box Office: 78 Crore

Movie Trailer: Veyil (2006)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

219. Bharatiya (2012)

When Abhay comes to his village to recover his ancestral land, he discovers that it has been stolen by Sirdeshmukh, the village chief. Then he goes out to reclaim his kingdom from Sirdeshmukh, the evil lord.

Director: Girish Mohite

Language: Marathi

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Main Cast:

  • Mohan Agashe
  • Makarand Anaspure
  • Subodh Bhave

IMDB Rating: 7.7

Running Time: 135 min

Movie Trailer: Bharatiya (2012)

220. Chemmeen (1965)

Karutthamma, the daughter of a Hindu fisherman, falls in love with a Muslim fish trader. However, social prejudices seem to ruin their love life and invite the wrath of their communities.

Director: Ramu Kariattu

Language: Malayalam

Genre: Drama, Romance

Main Cast:

  • Sheela
  • Madhu
  • Kottarakkara Sreedharan Nair
  • Sathyan

IMDB Rating: 7.7

Running Time: 140 min

Box Office: 0.4 Crore

Movie Trailer: Chemmeen (1965)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

221. Love Punjab (2016)

A child who is depressed as a result of his parents’ disputes is advised by his psychiatrist to return to his homeland. He begins to heal as he spends his days with his relatives.

Director: Rajiv Dhingra

Language: Punjabi

Genre: Family

Main Cast:

  • Amrinder Gill
  • Sargun Mehta
  • Manvir Johal
  • Yograj Singh

IMDB Rating: 7.6

Running Time: 131 min

Box Office: 25.16 Crore

Movie Trailer: Love Punjab (2016)

222. Aa Drushya (2019)

Surya Tejas, a retired cop, tells the story of a case he investigated years ago to the son of an old colleague. He explains what really transpired on the day of the crime in the process.

Director: Shiva Ganesh

Language: Kannada

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • V. Ravichandran
  • Ramesh Bhat
  • Achyuth Kumar
  • Yash Shetty

IMDB Rating: 7.6

Running Time: 122 min

Movie Trailer: Aa Drushya (2019)

223. Bandit Queen (1994)

This critically acclaimed Indian film follows the life of Phoolan Devi, a famous criminal who later became a politician. The film depicts Phoolan’s struggles as a girl member of a lower caste in her youth. Phoolan is sexually abused by a number of men and is not treated with respect until she joins a gang lead by Vikram Mallah. Phoolan later establishes her own gang and achieves a high level of reputation across India.

Director: Shekhar Kapur

Language: Hindi

Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama

Main Cast:

  • Seema Biswas
  • Nirmal Pandey
  • Aditya Srivastava

IMDB Rating: 7.6

Running Time: 119 min

Box Office: 22.1 Crore

Movie Trailer: Bandit Queen (1994)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

224. Karsandas Pay & Use (2017)

Two brothers, Sundar and Tilok, run a pay-per-use restroom. Tilok meets Jaya and falls in love.

Director: Krishnadev Yagnik

Language: Gujarati

Genre: Romance

Main Cast:

  • Mayur Chauhan
  • Deeksha Joshi
  • Hemang Shah

IMDB Rating: 7.6

Running Time: 150 min

Box Office: 8 Crore

Movie Trailer: Karsandas Pay & use

Streaming Platform: Zee5

225. Narthanasala (1963)

The Pandavas have to finish 13-year exile and hide their real identities until Vijayadashmi. Arjun’s son, Abhimanyu, falls in love with Virata’s daughter Uttaraa, but does not reveal his identity.

Director: Kamalakara Kameswara Rao

Language: Telugu

Genre: Drama, Musical

Main Cast:

  • N. T. Rama Rao
  • Savitri
  • S. V. Ranga Rao

IMDB Rating: 7.6

Running Time: 174 min

Streaming Platform: Amazon

226. Piku (2015)

Despite their differing philosophies and disagreements over minor concerns, a road journey to Kolkata draws Piku, an architect, closer to her ageing but nagging father Bhaskor Banerjee.

Director: Shoojit Sircar

Language: Hindi

Genre: Drama, Comedy

Main Cast:

  • Amitabh Bachchan
  • Deepika Padukone
  • Irrfan Khan

IMDB Rating: 7.6

Running Time: 122 min

Box Office: 171 Crore

Movie Trailer: Piku (2015)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

227. Gunga Jumna (1961)

Govindi is a proud and devout widow with two sons. Gungaram is rambunctious and wilful but very loyal to his studious brother, Jumna. After Govindi dies, Gungaram sacrifices love and happiness to send his brother to the police academy. But while Jumna is away, events take place that turn Gungaram into a fugitive. After Jumna returns to the village as a policeman, the brothers must confront each other as enemies.

Director: Nitin Bose

Language: Hindi

Genre: Action, Drama, Musical

Main Cast:

  • Dilip Kumar
  • Ram Kumar
  • Vyjayanthimala
  • Kumari Naaz
  • Nasir Khan

IMDB Rating: 7.6

Running Time: 178 min

Box Office: 11.27 Crore

228. Highway (2014)

A day before her wedding, Veera, a young bride-to-be, is taken by Mahabir and his crew, a regular criminal. Veera experiences an adventurous and liberating existence, far from being scared of her kidnapper.

Director: Imtiaz Ali

Language: Hindi

Genre: Drama, Romance

Main Cast:

  • Randeep Hooda
  • Alia Bhatt
  • Arjun Malhotra

IMDB Rating: 7.6

Running Time: 133 min

Box Office: 47.7 Crore

Movie Trailer: Highway (2014)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

229. Ardaas Karaan (2019)

Three elderly men have to deal with the changing times, as well as the conflicts amongst their family members. At the same time, they attempt to establish important family values.

Director: Gippy Grewal

Language: Punjabi

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Gurpreet Ghuggi
  • Gippy Grewal
  • Gurfateh Singh Grewal
  • Japji Khaira

IMDB Rating: 7.6

Running Time: 140 min

Box Office: 31.25 Crore

Movie Trailer: Ardaas Karaan (2019)

Streaming Platform:Amazon

230. Vaastupurush (2002)

Bhaskar returns to his native place after 40 years, only to see the ruins of his manor. He feels indebted to his mother, who motivated him to become a doctor and vows to fulfil her wish.

Director:

  • Sumitra Bhave,
  • Sunil Sukthankar

Language: Marathi

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Uttara Baokar
  • Sadashiv Amrapurkar
  • Ravindra Mankani
  • Atul Kulkarni

IMDB Rating: 7.6

Running Time: 154 min

231. Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998)

Anjali seeks to reunite her widowed father, Rahul, with his true love, who is also named Anjali, after reading the letter her mother wrote for her before she died.

Director: Karan Johar

Language: Hindi

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical

Main Cast:

  • Shah Rukh Khan
  • Kajol
  • Rani Mukerji

IMDB Rating: 7.6

Running Time: 185 min

Box Office: 0.02 Crore

Movie Trailer: Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

232. Sardar Mohammad (2017)

A Sikh police officer in India nurtures a youngster he rescued. When the youngster grows up and learns more about his background, he travels to Pakistan to seek more about his birth parents.

Director: Harry Bhatti

Language: Punjabi

Genre: Comedy

Main Cast:

  • Tarsem Jassar
  • Karamjit Anmol
  • Rahul Jungral
  • Sardar Sohi

IMDB Rating: 7.5

Running Time: 141 min

Movie Trailer: Sardar Mohammad (2017)

Streaming Platform: PrimeVideo

233. Jatt & Juliet (2012)

Fateh Singh, who wishes to marry a Canadian, meets Pooja, who wants to study in Canada. Though they do not get along initially, they soon find themselves drawn to each other.

Director: Anurag Singh

Language: Punjabi

Genre: Comedy, Romance

Main Cast:

  • Diljit Dosanjh
  • Neer Bajwa
  • Upasana Singh

IMDB Rating: 7.5

Running Time: 127 min

Box Office: 24.84 Crore

Movie Trailer: Jatt & Juliet (2012)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

234. Duniyadari (2013)

A few college friends help their friends, and one couple in love get married. They soon find out that the guy is suffering from terminal illness. Years later, they meet at their usual hang-out and remember the good times and their friends.

Director: Sanjay Jadhav

Language: Marathi

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Swapnil Joshi
  • Ankush Choudhary
  • Urmila Kanitkar
  • Sai Tamhankar

IMDB Rating: 7.5

Running Time: 148 min

Box Office: 29 Crore

Movie Trailer: Duniyadari (2013)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

235. Dracula Sir (2020)

Raktim Chowdhury, a primary school teacher, has a strange dilemma. His sharp and long teeth give him the appearance of a vampire, earning him the moniker Dracula Sir from his peers. And he tries desperately to flee and hide from this truth.

Director: Debaloy Bhattacharya

Language: Bengali

Genre: Crime, Thriller

Main Cast:

  • Anirban Bhattacharya
  • Mimi Chakraborty
  • Bidipta Chakrabortyas

IMDB Rating: 7.5

Running Time: 120 min

Movie Trailer: Dracula Sir (2020)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

236. Subarnarekha (1965)

The honest and upright Ishwar leaves a shanty village on the outskirts of Calcutta where he lives with a gang of East Bengal refugees after an old college classmate offers him a job at an iron factory. Ishwar is accused of selling out and deserting his people, despite his ambitions to make a good living for himself, his sister Sita, and Abhiram, an orphaned kid he takes in. Gradually, his humanity is suffocated.

Director: Ritwik Ghatak

Language: Bengali

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Abhi Bhattacharya
  • Bijon Bhattacharya
  • Indrani Chakraborty
  • Gita Dey

IMDB Rating: 7.5

Running Time: 143 min

Movie Trailer: Subarnarekha (1965)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

237. Jawani Phir Nahi Ani (2015)

The movie revolves around three childhood friends, who are married and settled in their lives but are afraid of their wives.

Director: Nadeem Baig

Language: Urdu

Genre: Adventure, Comedy

Main Cast:

  • Humayun Saeed
  • Hamza Ali Abbasi
  • Ahmad Ali Butt
  • Vasay Chaudhry

IMDB Rating: 7.5

Running Time: 156 min

Box Office: 49 Crore

Movie Trailer: Jawani Phir Nahi Ani

238. Katha Sangama (2019)

As a tribute to the great Indian filmmaker Puttanna Kanagal, an anthology of seven short films by seven directors has been created. Katha Sangama is a family drama anthology about a father’s desire to create a fantasy world. Kishore, who resides in Bengaluru with his wife Yagna Shetty, utilises Hindi as a code language in front of their daughter to discuss difficult matters. The film is a tribute to Puttanna Kanagal, a film director.

Director:

  • Kiranraj K
  • Chandrajith Belliappa
  • Shashi Kumar P
  • Rahul PK

Language: Kannada

Genre: Drama, Family, Thriller

Main Cast:

  • Hariprriya
  • Rishab Shetty
  • Kishore
  • Yagna Shetty
  • Raj B. Shetty

IMDB Rating: 7.5

Running Time: 156 min

Movie Trailer: Katha Sangama (2019)

Streaming Platform:Amazon

239. Nikka Zaildar (2016)

Nikka, a young man studying in a college in Patiala, falls in love with a fellow student, Manraj, and decides to pursue her. However, his journey turns out to be more difficult than expected.

Director: Simerjit Singh

Language: Punjabi

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance

Main Cast:

  • Ammy Virk
  • Sonam Bajwa
  • Karamjit Anmol
  • Nirmal Rishi

IMDB Rating: 7.5

Running Time: 124 min

Box Office: 15 Crore

Movie Trailer: Nikka Zaildar (2016)

Streaming Platform:Amazon

240. Bhuvan Shome (1969)

A lonely bureaucrat goes on holiday to a village in Gujarat where a young peasant woman helps him see beyond his job and develop a newfound empathy for people.

Director: Mrinal Sen

Language: Hindi

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Main Cast:

  • Utpal Dutt
  • Suhasini Mulay
  • Shekhar Chatterjee
  • Sadhu Meher

IMDB Rating: 7.5

Running Time: 96 min

Movie Trailer: Bhuvan Shome (1969)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

241. Sajjan Singh Rangroot (2018)

During World War I, Army Officer Sajjan Singh and other Sikh soldiers endure tremendous challenges on the Western Front while serving in the British-Indian Army.

Director: Pankaj Batra

Language: Punjabi

Genre: Biography, Action, Drama

Main Cast:

  • Diljit Dosanjh
  • Jagjeet Sandhu
  • Yograj Singh
  • Sunanda Sharma

IMDB Rating: 7.5

Running Time: 142 min

Movie Trailer: Sajjan Singh Rangroot (2018)

242. Happy Familyy Pvt Ltd (2013)

Happy Familyy Pvt Ltd is a comedy film about a wealthy and happy family who is forced to leave their luxurious lifestyle in Mumbai and go to a rural area. When Uttam Mehta, a member of the family, is almost shot, the family is starting to acclimate to the harsh atmosphere.

Director: Raghuvir Joshi

Language: Gujarati

Genre: Comedy

Main Cast:

  • Karan Ashar
  • Vrajesh Hirjee
  • Avnish Mehra
  • Rajeev Mehta

IMDB Rating: 7.5

Running Time: 140 min

Movie Trailer: Happy Familyy Pvt Ltd (2013)

243. Oka Oori Katha (1977)

In a village, Venkaiah (Vasudeva Rao) and his son Kistaiah (Narayana Rao) live. Venkaiah exists in his own queer universe. They have mastered the art of overcoming hunger and are mentally tough. They believe that impoverished farmers who work for the wealthy and suffer are stupid.

Director: Mrinal Sen

Language: Telugu

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Main Cast:

  • Pradeep Kumar
  • R. Krishna
  • G. V. Narayana Rao

IMDB Rating: 7.5

Running Time: 116 min

244. Chambal (2019)

Subhash is a young and energetic IAS officer whose unyielding and uncompromising approach to work sends shivers down the halls of power and into political and commercial circles. His idealism and righteousness became a danger to the entire system because he was incorruptible and principled.

Director: Jacob Verghese

Language: Kannada

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Sathish Ninasam
  • Sonu Gowda
  • Roger Narayan

IMDB Rating: 7.4

Running Time: 110 min

Movie Trailer: Chambal (2019)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

245. Village Rockstars (2017)

A 10-year-old girl from a poor village in Assam, India, fantasises about having a guitar and creating a band with the local lads.

Director: Rima Das

Language: Assamese

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Bhanita Das
  • Manabendra Das
  • Boloram Das

IMDB Rating: 7.4

Running Time: 87 min

Movie Trailer: Village Rockstars (2017)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

246. Titash Ekti Nadir Naam (1973)

One of the fishermen residing on the banks of the Titas River, marries a girl from another village, whom he saved from sacrifice, after her husband’s death, only to hand her over to the pirates.

Director: Ritwik Ghatak

Language: Bengali

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Rosy Samad
  • Kabori Choudhury
  • Rowshan Jamil
  • Rani Sarkar

IMDB Rating: 7.4

Running Time: 159 min

Movie Trailer: Titash Ekti Nadir Naam (1973)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

247. Premachi Goshta (2013)

Ram and Sonal grow close to each other since they are unhappy in their respective marriages. However, just when the two are about to confess their feelings, their spouses enter their lives.

Director: Satish Rajwade

Language: Marathi

Genre: Romance

Main Cast:

  • Atul Kulkarni
  • Sagarika Ghatge
  • Rohini Hattangadi

IMDB Rating: 7.3

Running Time: 135 min

Streaming Platform: Amazon

248. Pak Pak Pakaak (2005)

A young, mischievous boy, Chiklu, ventures into a massive forest that is supposedly haunted by a ghost, Bhutya. After several encounters, Chiklu befriends Bhutya, changing their lives forever.

Director: Gautam Joglekar

Language: Marathi

Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama

Main Cast:

  • Nana Patekar
  • Saksham Kulkarni
  • Narayani Shastri
  • Usha Nadkarni

IMDB Rating: 7.3

Running Time: 138 min

Movie Trailer: Pak Pak Pakaak (2005)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

249. Shareek (2015)

A feudal war is caused between Jassa and his cousins over the ownership of a piece of land. This leads to their families becoming sworn enemies for generations thereafter.

Director: Navaniat Singh

Language: Punjabi

Genre: Drama, Family

Main Cast:

  • Jimmy Sheirgill
  • Mahie Gill
  • Guggu Gill
  • Oshin Brar

IMDB Rating: 7.3

Running Time: 137 min

Box Office: 10 Crore

Movie Trailer: Shareek (2015)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

250. Chaukat Raja (1991)

A family takes in a disabled person and encourages him to develop his talents while the members of the family deal with their own problems.

Director: Sanjay Surkar

Language: Marathi

Genre: Family

Main Cast:

  • Dilip Prabhavalkar
  • Smita Talwalkar
  • Sulabha Deshpande

IMDB Rating: 7.3

Running Time: 141 min

Movie Trailer: Chaukat Raja (1991)

Streaming Platform: Hotstar

251. Jihne Mera Dil Luteya (2011)

For dashing and happy-go-lucky Yuvraj and rocking rebel Gurnoor at Patiala University, life is carefree and eventful, until they are enamored by the charming Noor,  who sweeps them off their feet the moment she lands in their lives, as both compete for their lady love’s attention.

Director: Mandeep Kumar

Language: Punjabi

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Main Cast:

  • Gippy Grewal
  • Diljit Dosanjh
  • Neeru Bajwa
  • Binnu Dhillon

IMDB Rating: 7.3

Running Time: 135 min

Box Office: 12.5 Crore

Movie Trailer: Jihne Mera Dil Luteya (2011)

252. Chal Mera Putt (2019)

Six illegal immigrants from India and Pakistan living in Birmingham face challenges, yet they discover common ground in their quest for a residency card.

Director: Janjot Singh

Language: Punjabi

Genre: Drama, Comedy

Main Cast:

  • Amrinder Gill
  • Simi Chahal
  • Iftikhar Thakur
  • Nasir Chinyoti

IMDB Rating: 7.3

Running Time: 124 min

Box Office: 30 Crore

Movie Trailer: Chal Mera Putt (2019)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

253. Tera Mera Vaada (2012)

Meenal is a modern girl whose father is a high-ranking police officer in Haryana. They start dating but are continuously nagged by Vicky, who is their college mate. In one instance, Vicky tries to molest Neetu, when Abhimanyu rescues her bravely.

Director: Bhaal Singh Balhara

Language: Haryanvi

Genre: Actio

Main Cast:

  • Ankit Balhara
  • Neetu Singh
  • Bhaal Singh Balhara

IMDB Rating: 7.3

Running Time: 146 min

254. Saptapadii (2013)

Swati and Siddharth meet Mohsin, a traumatised child, while celebrating their 20th wedding anniversary in Saputara. Soon, Swati puts her family life in jeopardy to help cure Mohsin.

Director: Niranjan Thade

Language: Gujarati

Genre: Drama, Thriller, Family

Main Cast:

  • Manav Gohil
  • Swaroop Sampat
  • Heet Samani
  • Shailee Shah

IMDB Rating: 7.2

Running Time: 105 min

Movie Trailer: Saptapadii (2013)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

255. Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013)

Naina Talwar is a medical student who is completely devoted to her studies. She excels in her classes but, due to her introversion, she feels like an outcast. Aditi Mehra, an old classmate, inspires her to recognise that she wants more from life than just good grades.

Director: Ayan Mukerji

Language: Hindi

Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance

Main Cast:

  • Ranbir Kapoor
  • Deepika Padukone
  • Aditya Roy Kapur
  • Kalki Koechlin

IMDB Rating: 7.2

Running Time: 159 min

Box Office: 319 Crore

Movie Trailer: Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

256. Guddi (1971)

Kusum disregards her family’s efforts to get her married as she is obsessed with the film star, Dharmendra. Tired with her antics, her uncle contacts the actor to teach her the realities of life.

Director: Hrishikesh Mukherjee

Language: Hindi

Genre: Drama, Comedy, Family

Main Cast:

  • Jaya Bachchan
  • Dharmendra
  • Sumita Sanyal
  • Utpal Dutt

IMDB Rating: 7.2

Running Time: 120 min

Movie Trailer: Guddi (1971)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

257. Mahal (1949)

Shankar discovers the mansion’s dark past when he moves in. When he has visions of a lady claiming to be his lover, things take a turn for the worst.

Director: Kamal Amrohi

Language: Hindi

Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery

Main Cast:

  • Madhubala
  • Ashok Kumar
  • M. Kumar
  • Vijayalaxmi

IMDB Rating: 7.1

Running Time: 165 min.

Box Office: 1.45 crore

Movie Trailer: Mahal (1949)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

258. Kharij (1982)

When a young servant boy dies under mysterious circumstances, his employers, guilty of not treating the boy well, are engulfed in fear of revenge from his parents and the ongoing police investigation.

Director: Mrinal Sen

Language: Bengali

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Anjan Dutt
  • Mamata Shankar
  • Sreela Majumdar
  • Indranil Moitra

IMDB Rating: 7.1

Running Time: 95 min

259. Vanaja (2006)

When a low-caste teen takes a job in a wealthy household, she faces hardship and exploitation.The film tackles the abyss that divides classes as a young girl tries to come of age in rural South India, where social barriers are erected stronger than ancient fort walls.

Director: Rajnesh Domalpalli

Language: Telugu

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Mamatha Bhukya
  • Urmila Dammannagari
  • Ramachandriah Marikanti
  • Krishnamma Gundimalla

IMDB Rating: 7.1

Running Time: 111 min

Movie Trailer: Vanaja (2006)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

260. Tu Mo Akhira Tara (2005)

When a girl is raped by a minster, a doctor and another man, she commits suicide. Irate, her father approaches the culprits to seek revenge, but the doctor injects him and turns him into a bear.

Director: Sanjay Nayak

Language: Odia

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Siddhanta Mahapatra
  • Barsa Priyadarshini
  • Durga Acharya

IMDB Rating: 7.1

Running Time: 128 min

261. Time Please (2013)

Amruta, a 24-year-old outspoken woman, marries Hrishi, a matured man. However, they soon start realising their differences and yet try to make their relationship work.

Director: Sameer Vidwans

Language: Marathi

Genre: Drama, Romance

Main Cast:

  • Priya Bapat
  • Siddharth Jadhav
  • Umesh Kamat
  • Sai Tamhankar

IMDB Rating: 7.1

Running Time: 131 min

Movie Trailer: Time Please (2013)

262. Hutututu (2016)

Hu Tu Tu Tu is based on youth, relationships, ambitions, and the twists of destiny. A tale – never told before. Brothers, Yashvardhan and Aditya get into a debate about whether or not a man can change his innate personality, and decide to test their theories.

Director: Sheetal Shah

Language: Gujarati

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Main Cast:

  • Bansri Bhuptani
  • Abhay Chandarana
  • Mehool Desai

IMDB Rating: 7.1

Running Time: 130 min

Movie Trailer: utututu (2016)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

263. Mel Karade Rabba (2010)

Rajveer adores Seerat, but Nihaal, Rajveer’s arch adversary, has already proposed to her. They put in every effort to win Seerat’s heart.

Director: Navaniat Singh

Language: Punjabi

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance

Main Cast:

  • Gippy Grewal
  • Jimmy Sheirgill
  • Neeru Bajwa
  • Jaswinder Bhalla

IMDB Rating: 7.1

Running Time: 125 min

Box Office: 10 Crore

Movie Trailer: Mel Karade Rabba (2010)

264. Aapne To Dhirubhai (2014)

Dhirendra is a college dropout but he aspires to become a successful businessman. Things take a hilarious turn when he sets out to prove himself by setting up business ventures one after the other.

Director: Haritrushi Purohit

Language: Gujarati

Genre: Comedy

Main Cast:

  • Ashish Bhatt
  • Vrajesh Hirjee
  • Rittesh Mobh

IMDB Rating: 7.1

Running Time: 135 min

Movie Trailer: Aapne To Dhirubhai (2014)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

265. Asur (2020)

Tribute to Ramkinkar Baij, the film explores the relationship between three friends Kigan, Bodhi and Aditi.

Director: Pavel Bhattacharjee

Language: Bengali

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Jeet Madnani
  • Abir Chatterjee
  • Nusrat Jahan

IMDB Rating: 7

Running Time: 139 min

Movie Trailer: Asur (2020)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

266. Chokher Bali (2003)

Binodini returns to her village after the death of her husband and decides to stay with a friend. Soon after, she begins an affair with her married friend’s son Mahendra.

Director: Rituparno Ghosh

Language: Bengali

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Aishwarya Rai
  • Raima Sen
  • Prosenjit Chatterjee
  • Tota Roy Chowdhury

IMDB Rating: 7

Running Time: 143 min

Box Office: 2.5 Crore

Streaming Platform: Amazon

267. Padmaavat (2018)

In medieval India, a tyrannical sultan and his army attack a prosperous kingdom to try and capture the beautiful Queen Padmavati. Her husband Maharawal Ratan Singh assembles his valiant forces to defend his land and the honor of his beloved wife.

Director: Sanjay Leela Bhansali

Language: Hindi

Genre: Drama, History

Main Cast:

  • Deepika Padukone
  • Shahid Kapoor
  • Ranveer Singh

IMDB Rating: 7

Running Time: 163 min

Box Office: 585 Crore

Movie Trailer: Padmaavat (2018)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

268. Agnee (2004)

An honest police officer is a target for a terror outfit, but the terrorists end up killing a group of innocents of school children on a bus instead. The police is worried about the rising crime rate.

Director: Swapan Saha

Language: Bengali

Genre: Action, Drama

Main Cast:

  • Prosenjit Chatterjee
  • Rachana Banerjee
  • Abhishek Chatterjee
  • Tapas Paul

IMDB Rating: 7

Running Time: 120 min

269. Chaar (2014)

A writer’s novel deeply impacts a fan’s life; two friends reunite after parting for 25 years; a singer faces a strange event that evokes a betrayal; a woman tests a man’s worthiness for marriage.

Director: Sandip Ray

Language: Bengali

Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery

Main Cast:

  • Saswata Chatterjee
  • Abir Chatterjee
  • Koel Mallick
  • Paran Bandopadhyay

IMDB Rating: 7

Running Time: 98 min

Movie Trailer: Chaar (2014)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

270. Paradeshi Chadhei (1990)

Biswaranjan Choudhury has three grandsons. His family is caught in a tricky situation when one of his grandsons gets married to a foreigner.

Director: Rabi Kinagi

Language: Odia

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Uttam Mohanty
  • Aarminta
  • Sujata Anand

IMDB Rating: 6.9

Running Time: 169 min

271. Satrangi Re (2012)

Music is a passion for a group of buddies in their final year of  graduation. They go through changes in their relationships with their parents, with their love partners, and within themselves.

Director: Aditya Sarpotdar

Language: Marathi

Genre: Musical

Main Cast:

  • Siddharth Chandekar
  • Bhushan Pradhan
  • Soumil Shringarpure

IMDB Rating: 6.9

Running Time: 135 min

Movie Trailer: Satrangi Re (2012)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

272. Shikshanachya Aaicha Gho (2010)

Shrinivas is under constant pressure from his father to make him the best student in the class. This, in turn, has an impact on their relationship, finally leading to disaster.

Director: Mahesh Manjrekar

Language: Marathi

Genre: Comedy

Main Cast:

  • Sachin Khedekar
  • Bharat Jadhav
  • Saksham Kulkarni
  • Gauri Vaidya

IMDB Rating: 6.9

Running Time: 94 min

Box Office: 3.5 Crore

Streaming Platform: Amazon

273. Kapata Nataka Paatradhaari (2019)

Krishna, a professional driver, devises a scheme to aid his girlfriend Rukmini, but they are both caught. Strange, spooky things begin to happen around him soon after.

Director: Krish

Language: Kannada

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Sangeetha Bhat
  • Jai Dev
  • Balu Nagendra
  • Kari Subbu

IMDB Rating: 6.8

Running Time: 120 min

Movie Trailer: Kapata Nataka Paatradhaari (2019)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

274. Bahurani (1963)

Raghu, who is simple-minded, marries a no-nonsense village girl who challenges his domineering stepmother and bullying half-brother. Inspired by her, Raghu begins to find the courage to resist his oppressors.

Director: T. Prakash Rao

Language: Hindi

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Guru Dutt
  • Mala Sinha
  • Feroz Khan

IMDB Rating: 6.8

Running Time: 132 min

Streaming Platform: Amazon

275. Bulbul Can Sing (2018)

In rural India, a girl suffers with love and grief as she grows up. A teenager and her two pals are shocked by tragedy while exploring their sexual identities in the face of patriarchal rules in their Assamese hamlet.

Director: Rima Das

Language: Assamese

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Arnali Das
  • Banita Thakuriya
  • Manoranjan Das
  • Manabendra Das

IMDB Rating: 6.8

Running Time: 95 min

Movie Trailer: Bulbul Can Sing (2018)

Streaming Platform: Netflix

276. Jatt James Bond (2014)

Shinda has been mistreated by his family, therefore he must find other ways to express his love for Laali. Shinda and his two other buddies devise a strategy for resolving all of their issues.

Director: Rohit Jugraj Chauhan

Language: Punjabi

Genre: Comedy

Main Cast:

  • Gippy Grewal
  • Zareen Khan
  • Gurpreet Ghuggi
  • Yashpal Sharma

IMDB Rating: 6.7

Running Time: 137 min

Box Office: 35 Crore

Movie Trailer: Jatt James Bond (2014)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

277. Bramhachari (2019)

Ramu, a follower of Lord Rama’s ideals, and Sunitha, a writer, become friends and eventually marry. The two face issues when Ramu is unable to perform sexually.

Director: Chandra Mohan

Language: Kannada

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Sathish Ninasam
  • Aditi Prabhudeva
  • Akshatha Srinivas

IMDB Rating: 6.7

Running Time: 134 min

Movie Trailer: Bramhachari (2019)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

278. Dharti (1970)

Bharat, a young man, finds himself torn between patriotism and his love for his family as he rebels against the tyranny of his state Vasantpur’s ruler.

Director: C. V. Sridhar

Language: Hindi

Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama

Main Cast:

  • Rajendra Kumar
  • Sivaji Ganesan
  • Waheeda Rehman
  • Ajit

IMDB Rating: 6.7

Running Time: 150 min

279. Ratnakar (2019)

Jayanta and his daughter Dubori lead a happy life together, but Dubori is abducted by a man from Jayanta’s past one day. Jayanta, a loving father, must reclaim the man he once was in order to reunite with his daughter.

Director: Jatin Bora

Language: Assamese

Genre: Action, Drama

Main Cast:

  • Jatin Bora
  • Barsha Rani Bishaya
  • Nishita Goswami

IMDB Rating: 6.7

Running Time: 114 min

Box Office: 9.25 Crore

Movie Trailer: Ratnakar (2019)

280. Kurukshetra (2019)

After losing to the Kauravas in a gamble, the Pandavas go into exile and endure hardship for a number of years. Upon their return, conflict arises over the dynastic succession leading to a war.

Director: Naganna

Language: Kannada

Genre: History, War

Main Cast:

  • Darshan
  • Meghana Raj
  • V. Ravichandran
  • Arjun Sarja
  • Ambareesh

IMDB Rating: 6.6

Running Time: 185 min

Box Office: 90 Crore

Movie Trailer: Kurukshetra (2019)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

281. Alidu Ulidavaru (2019)

As he uncovers the mystery that haunts him, a prominent TV show host and myth-buster of superstitions gets caught in a tornado of numbers, TRPs, and relationships as he works on the 100th episode of his show.

Director: Arvind Sastry

Language: Kannada

Genre: Thriller

Main Cast:

  • Ashu Bedra
  • Pawan Kumar
  • Atul Kulkarni
  • Dharmanna Kadur

IMDB Rating: 6.6

Running Time: 122 min

Movie Trailer: Alidu Ulidavaru (2019)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

282. Dhira (2020)

Vidhyaranya Swami, together with his students Hari Hara and Bukka Raya, protected South India from foreign treachery in the 14th century. They founded the Vijayanagara state, hid the war wealth in Kishkindha mountain, and protected it by dividing the secret in two.

Director: Arun Kumar Rapolu

Language: Odia

Genre: Animation

Main Cast:

  • Vivek Oberoi (voice)
  • Vijay Sethupathi (voice)
  • Sai Srinivas Bellamkonda (voice)

IMDB Rating: 6.6

Running Time: 117 min

Movie Trailer: Dhira (2020)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

283. Shyamchi Aai (1953)

Shyam and his relationship with his mother are at the centre of the plot. It covers a variety of topics, including his goals and principles, as well as his upbringing and how he dealt with poverty.

Director: Acharya Atre

Language: Marathi

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Damuanna Joshi
  • Vanamala
  • Madhav Vaze
  • Arvind Rele

IMDB Rating: 6.6

Running Time: 152 min

284. Mundina Nildana (2019)

Three youngsters from different backgrounds, Partha, Meera and Ahana, cross paths while chasing their dreams and passions and unknowingly change each other’s lives.

Director: Vinay Bharadwaj

Language: Kannada

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance

Main Cast:

  • Praveen Tej
  • Radhika Chetan
  • Ananya Kashyap
  • Ajay Raj
  • Dattanna

IMDB Rating: 6.4

Running Time: 118 min

Movie Trailer: Mundina Nildana (2019)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

285. Polam Pol (2016)

Best friends Duggi and Montu become enemies when they reveal to each other their love for Anjali, an actress and mutual friend. However, their rivalry increases with the arrival of two brothers.

Director: Tejas Padiaa

Language: Gujarati

Genre: Comedy

Main Cast:

  • Jimit Trivedi
  • Ojas Rawal
  • Jinal Belani
  • Jayesh More

IMDB Rating: 6.4

Running Time: 145 min

Movie Trailer: Polam Pol (2016)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

286. Lal Tuku Tuku Sadhaba Bahu (2007)

Amar and Pooja fall in love and marry each other. When a devil tries to disrupt their marital life after they marry, the issues begin.

Director: Sangram Biswal

Language: Odia

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Arindam Roy
  • Anu Choudhury
  • Kajal Mishra
  • Bobi Mishra

IMDB Rating: 6.4

Movie Trailer: Lal Tuku Tuku Sadhaba Bahu (2007)

287. Bai Chali Sasariye (1988)

The movie is basically revolving around the adjustments and sacrifices a woman has to make when she goes to her husband’s house.

Director: Mohansingh Rathod

Language: Rajasthani

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Jagdeep
  • Lalita Pawar
  • Neelu Vaghela
  • Alankar

IMDB Rating: 6.4

Running Time: 151 min

288. Pailwaan (2019)

Krishna, an orphan, is nurtured by the owner of a gym whose name is Sarkar. He rises against all odds to become a wrestler but eventually gets into a conflict with his mentor when he falls in love.

Director: S. Krishna

Language: Kannada

Genre: Action, Drama, Sport

Main Cast:

  • Sudeep
  • Suniel Shetty
  • Aakanksha Singh
  • Kabir Duhan Singh
  • Sushant Singh

IMDB Rating: 6.4

Running Time: 166 min

Movie Trailer: Pailwaan (2019)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

289. Aakrosh (2004)

Abhi, a young unemployed man, turns to the criminal underworld to make a living. However, he swears revenge against Durga Prasad, a crime boss, when he kills his mother.

Director: Prashant Nanda

Language: Bengali

Genre: Action, Crime, Drama

Main Cast:

  • Illu Banarjee
  • Sabyasachi Chakraborty
  • Sagnik Chatterjee

IMDB Rating: 6.3

Running Time: 120 min

Movie Trailer: Aakrosh (2004)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

290. Gulaabo Sitabo (2020)

Two cunning guys become engrossed in a game of one-upmanship, each drawing new members to his tribe and each with his own objective.

Director: Shoojit Sircar

Language: Hindi

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Main Cast:

  • Amitabh Bachchan
  • Ayushmann Khurrana
  • Farrukh Jaffar

IMDB Rating: 6.3

Running Time: 125 min

Movie Trailer: Gulaabo Sitabo (2020)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

291.Ellidde Illi Tanaka (2019)

Surya, raised in affluence abroad, returns to India on a break and falls in love with Nandini. However, their relationship is based on the lies that he spins.

Director: Tejaswi

Language: Kannada

Genre: Comedy

Main Cast:

  • Hariprriya
  • Srujan Lokesh
  • Sadhu Kokila

IMDB Rating: 6.2

Running Time: 138 min

Movie Trailer: Ellidde Illi Tanaka (2019)

292. Geetha (2019)

The story of Akash and Geetha is set against the backdrop of the Gokak Chaluvali Kannada language rights campaign of the 1980s. Their paths keep crossing as they stumble into each other at different phases of their lives.

Director: Vijay Naagendra

Language: Kannada

Genre: Drama, Romance

Main Cast:

  • Ganesh
  • Shanvi Srivastava
  • Prayaga Martin

IMDB Rating: 6.2

Running Time: 148 min

Movie Trailer: Geetha (2019)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

293. Alam Ara (1931)

The aged monarch of Kamarpur and his two arch-rivalry queens, Navbahar and Dilbahar, and their enmity when a fakir predicts that Navbahar will bear the king’s heir, were the subjects of this period fantasy. After failing to attract army chief Adil (Vithal), Dilbahar annihilates his family, leaving his daughter Alam Ara to be reared by nomads. Alam Ara’s nomad allies eventually infiltrate the palace, reveal Dilbahar’s plots, and free Adil from the dungeon, allowing her to marry the prince of the kingdom.

Director: Ardeshir Irani

Language: Hindustani

Genre: Drama, Fantasy

Main Cast:

  • Master Vithal
  • Zubeida
  • Prithviraj Kapoor
  • Muhammad Wazir Khan

IMDB Rating: 6.2

Running Time: 124 min

Box Office: 0.004 Crore

Movie Trailer: Alam Ara (1931)

294. Muklawa (2019)

After Shinda gets married to Taaro, he must wait for a certain period of time to meet her due to an old custom called ‘Muklawa’ where the bride goes back to her mother’s house after her marriage.

Director: Simerjit Singh

Language: Punjabi

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Ammy Virk
  • Sonam Bajwa
  • Gurpreet Ghuggi
  • Karamjit Anmol

IMDB Rating: 6.1

Running Time: 112 min

Box Office: 25.52 Crore

Movie Trailer: Muklawa (2019)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

295. The Good Road (2013)

A family on vacation lose their son. A truck driver’s last ride. A girl chasing hope. Three stories entwine in this life affirming journey across a local highway, and into the heart of an unseen India, where acts of great compassion collide.

Director: Gyan Correa

Language: Gujarati

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Ajay Gehi
  • Sonali Kulkarni
  • Shamji Dhana Kerasia

IMDB Rating: 6.1

Running Time: 92 min

Box Office: 2.25 Crore

Movie Trailer: The Good Road (2013)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

296. Whisky is Risky (2014)

Arjun Chaturvedi, a crooked police officer, is facing prison time for a crime that he did not commit. Vijendra, a powerful state minister, and Vishnu, a liquor mafia, dupe him into an impossible scenario. Arjun’s fate is still to be decided by the court.

Director: Dhaval Patel

Language: Gujarati

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Nirmit Vaishnav
  • Raju Barot
  • Rakesh Poojara
  • Shalaka Shiroya

IMDB Rating: 6.1

Running Time: 95 min

Box Office: 1 Crore

Movie Trailer: Whisky is Risky (2014)

297. Cash on Delivery (2017)

Siddharth, a young online shopping delivery executive, gets embroiled in a vicious conspiracy after a woman to whom he goes to deliver a product gets murdered.

Director: Neeraj Joshi

Language: Gujarati

Genre: Thriller

Main Cast:

  • Manan Desai
  • Tareeq Ahmed Khan
  • Vyoma Nandi

IMDB Rating: 6.0

Running Time: 140 min

Movie Trailer: Cash on Delivery (2017)

298. Ganga Jamuna (1961)

Govindi is a proud and devout widow with two sons. Gungaram is rambunctious and wilful but very loyal to his studious brother, Jumna. After Govindi dies, Gungaram sacrifices love and happiness to send his brother to the police academy. But while Jumna is away, events take place that turn Gungaram into a fugitive. After Jumna returns to the village as a policeman, the brothers must confront each other as enemies.

Director: Nitin Bose

Language: Hindi

Genre: Drama

Main Cast:

  • Dilip Kumar
  • Vyjayanthimala
  • Nasir Khan

IMDB Rating: 6

Running Time: 178 min

Box Office: 11.27 Crore

299. Aayushmanbhava (2019)

Krishna works as a caretaker for Gopi, the free-spirited patriarch of a joint family. However, when he learns of Lakshmi, Gopi’s granddaughter with a mental disability, he tries to cure her.

Director: P. Vasu

Language: Kannada

Genre: Action, Drama

Main Cast:

  • Shiva Rajkumar
  • Ananth Nag
  • Rachita Ram
  • Nidhi Subbaiah

IMDB Rating: 5.9

Running Time: 145 min

Movie Trailer: Aayushmanbhava (2019)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

300. Devaki (2019)

When her daughter, Aaradhya, goes missing after an audition at a radio station in Kolkata, Devaki, a single parent, sets out to find her.

Director: H. Lohith

Language: Kannada

Genre: Thriller

Main Cast:

  • Priyanka Upendra
  • Kishore
  • Aishwarya Upendra

IMDB Rating: 5.6

Running Time: 129 min

Movie Trailer: Devaki (2019)

Streaming Platform: Amazon

 

 

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