The world-famous musicals of Bollywood are merely a minor component of Indian entertainment. Regional performances in languages from throughout the country, amazing short films, and even some very good television abound — but let’s start small.
Amazon has a big collection of Hindi movies – the most popular language for Indian cinema – in various genres. Do you want to see what all the fuss is about with a Bollywood classic? Don’t bother looking any further! Looking for an unappreciated gem with a heartbreaking ending? We have it as well.
Here’s a list of all the best Bollywood gems you can watch on Amazon Prime:
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Kids
Starring: Rishi Kapoor, Paresh Rawal, Juhi Chawla
Directed by: Hitesh Bhatia
When a widower is forced to retire early, he goes about finding another job. He meets a widowed boutique owner, and the two begin to date.
Genre: Suspense, Drama, Romance
Starring: Deepika Padukone, Siddhant Chaturvedi, Ananya Pandey
Directed by: Shakun Batra
Alisha owns her own yoga studio and is looking for investors to support her yoga phone app. Flashbacks show a prosperous and lovely upbringing with a large family. Her father forced her and her mother away from that happiness and into a life of isolation and despair, which eventually resulted in her mother’s death. Alisa’s affair with her cousin Tia’s fiancé, a go-getter real estate whiz kid with money to burn, is against this backdrop.
Genre: Action, Drama
Starring: Siddharth Malhotra, Kiara Advani, Shiv Panditt
Directed by: Vishnu Varadhan
The narrative of PVC awardee Indian soldier Capt. Vikram Batra rose to prominence and became a household figure during the 1999 Kargil War. The narrative of PVC awardee Indian soldier Capt. Vikram Batra rose to prominence and became a household figure during the 1999 Kargil War.
KGF Chapter 1
Genre: Action, Drama, International, Suspense
Starring: Yash, Srindhi Shetty, Ramachandra Raju
Directed by: Prashanth Neel
Rocky, a high-ranking assassin in Mumbai born into poverty, is the film’s subject. After his employer’s boss offers him complete control over Mumbai, he disguises himself as a slave laborer at the Narachi limestone mine (Kolar Gold Fields), intending to murder Garuda, the future heir of Kolar Gold Fields.
Genre: Drama, International, Suspense, Action
Starring: Alia Bhatt, Vicky Kaushal
Directed by: Meghna Gulzar
During the 1971 Indo-Pakistan war, a Kashmiri woman chooses to marry a Pakistani army officer in order to spy on Pakistan.
Genre: Romance, Drama, Historical, International
Starring: Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh, Shahid Kapoor
Directed by: Sanjay Leela Bhansali
Set in ancient Rajasthan, Queen Padmavati is married to a great monarch and lives in a prosperous citadel with their followers until an ambitious Sultan learns of Padmavati’s beauty and develops an obsession with the Queen of Mewar. This fictitious narrative takes place in 13th century medieval India.
Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety
Genre: International, Comedy, Romance
Starring: Kartik Aaryan, Nushrat Bharucha, Sunny Singh Nijjar
Directed by: Luv Ranjan
A man is about to marry a perfect woman, but his closest friend questions her character and attempts to break up the marriage while she does the reverse.
Genre: Suspense, International, Horror, Drama
Starring: Nushrat Bharuccha, Mita Vasisht, Saurabh Goyal
Directed by: Vishal Furia
Sakshi, who is eight months pregnant, and her husband Hemant leave their home and seek refuge in a house concealed deep in the sugarcane fields, but they must preserve themselves from a supernatural peril.
Genre: Drama, Action
Starring: Vicky Kaushal, Shaun Scott, Stephen Hogan
Directed by: Shoojit Sircar
This biographical film depicts Udham Singh’s life, including his involvement in the Jallianwala Bagh massacre, his friendship with Shaheed Bhagat Singh, and his time in London gathering support and building relationships with other communists comrades, his assassination, and his subsequent sentencing and time in prison.
Genre: Comedy, Drama, International
Starring: Akshay Kumar, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Diljit Dosanjh
Directed by: Raj Mehta
Two spouses with the same surname seek in-vitro fertilization and await the birth of their children. Chaos erupts when they realize that each spouse’s sperms have been mingled.
Genre: Romance, International, Drama
Starring: Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan, Madhuri Dixit
Directed by: Abhishek Varman
‘Kalank,’ set in pre-independence India in 1945, tells the narrative of a bright and ethereal world lost as the fire of Partition consumes the city and the country. It’s the narrative of the different shades of red in their lives, as they long for hues of love while Husnabad is steeped in the reds of violence and vengeance.
Genre: Comedy, Drama, International, Adventure
Starring: Irrfan Khan, Mithila Palkar, Dulquer Salmaan
Directed by: Akarsh Khurana
Two buddies and a happy teenager drive from Bangalore to Kochi.
Genre: Drama, International, Romance, Arts, Entertainment, and Culture, Music Videos and Concerts
Starring: Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt, Kalki Koechlin
Directed by: Zoya Akhtar
This film is about two boys, Bikram (Ranveer Singh) and Bala (Arjun Kapoor), who grow up during the most violent period in Kolkata’s history. They progressed from ordinary coal thieves to becoming a criminal empire in the city.
Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan
Genre: Comedy, International, LGBTQ, Romance, Suspense
Starring: Ayushmann Khurrana, Jitendra Kumar, Gajraj Rao
Directed by: Hitesh Kewalya
Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan highlights the struggle of two homosexual men in love to convince their family to accept their relationship. But nothing is ever as simple as it appears, and one of the boy’s family members chooses to marry him off to a female.
Dum Laga Ke Haisha
Starring: Ayushmann Khurrana, Bhumi Padnekar, Sanjay Mishra
Directed by: Sharat Katariya
Prem and his hulking bride Sandhya are meant to be married for life. Will a typical planned marriage end up being a perfect mismatch?
Dil Dhadakne Do
Genre: Comedy, Drama, International, Romance
Starring: Anil Kapoor, Shefali Shah, Priyanka Chopra Jonas
Directed by: Zoya Akhtar
While on vacation celebrating their 30th wedding anniversary, the Mehra family must reflect on their way of life and their love lives. While on vacation celebrating their 30th wedding anniversary, the Mehra family must reflect on their way of life and their love lives.
Meri Pyaari Bindu
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama, International
Starring: Ayushmann Khurrana, Parineeti Chopra, Malvika Sitlani
Directed by: Akshay Roy
Abhimanyu Roy, a prominent writer who is suffering from writer’s block, returns to his roots to pen an old-fashioned love story. Abhimanyu Roy, a prominent writer who is suffering from writer’s block, returns to his roots to pen an old-fashioned love story.
Genre: Comedy, Action, Suspense
Starring: Akshay Kumar, Kriti Sanon, Jacqueline Fernandez
Directed by: Farhad Samji
A producer assigns Myra Devekar, a young filmmaker, the duty of developing a captivating and violent gangster plot for a film. To fulfill the producer’s commercial expectations and her desire to create a realistic film, she chooses to research the life of a real-life mobster for the script.
Genre: Suspense, Drama
Starring: Vidya Balan, Shefali Shah, Rohini Hattangady
Directed by: Suresh Triveni
A convoluted hit-and-run case leaves a prominent journalist, a grieving mother, a police officer, and the judicial system clutching at straws once it becomes difficult to distinguish between right and evil.
Satyamev Jayate 2
Genre: Drama, Action, Suspense
Starring: Divya Khosla Kumar, John Abraham, Nora Fatehi
Directed by: Milap Zaveri
Satyameva Jayate 2 is about speaking out against injustice and abuse of power. The film will examine corruption in many domains, from police and politicians to industrialists and ordinary people
Genre: Suspense, Action
Starring: Akshay Kumar, Vaani Kapoor, Lara Dutta
Directed by: Ranjit M Tewari
The plot revolves on this famous undercover spy known as ‘Bellbottom.’ He is called in to rescue the day after a jet is hijacked and lands in Amritsar, the eighth hijacking in five years. Akshay’s character devises a daring clandestine operation to free 210 captives and eliminate four hijackers.
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Starring: Rajkummar Rao, Nushrat Bharucha, Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub
Directed by: Hansal Mehta
Chhalaang follows Montu, a PT Master from a semi-government-funded school, on his humorous and inspirational journey.