Best Hindi/Bollywood movies on Netflix in 2023

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December 12, 2023

Hindi holds the distinction of being the fourth most widely spoken first language globally, trailing only Mandarin, English, and Spanish. When combined with the mutually intelligible Urdu, it surges to become the third most spoken language on the planet, surpassed only by Mandarin and English. According to the 2022 report, 25th edition, from Ethnologue, Hindi even claims the prestigious rank of the third most spoken language worldwide, encompassing both native and second language speakers.

Hindi cinema, renowned as Bollywood and formerly Bombay cinema, refers to the thriving film industry based in Mumbai, dedicated to producing motion pictures in the Hindi language. Bollywood is renowned as one of the world’s leading hubs for film production.

In the year 2023, Hindi cinema has witnessed a revival of classic Bollywood traditions, featuring captivating family dramas, relatable comedies, and a resurgence of heartfelt, masala-style romances among its top films. This is just a glimpse of the rich and diverse cinematic offerings from Hindi filmmakers in the current year. Netflix boasts an extensive collection of nearly 400 Bollywood movies.

Here are some of the best Hindi movies you can enjoy on Netflix.

Related: List of Hindi films of 2023

How to find Hindi movies on Netflix?

To quickly find new Hindi movies on Netflix, go to netflix.com on your mobile device or computer. Click Browse By Languages on the top and choose Original Language, Hindi. You can sort by Suggestions For You, Year Released or title.

Some Best Hindi movies on Netflix

Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011)

Ratings: 8.2 – IMDB

Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara also abbreviated as ZNMD, is a 2011 Indian Hindi-language comedy-drama film directed by Zoya Akhtar.

The film follows three childhood friends, Arjun, Kabir, and Imran, who reunite for a three-week road trip. They set off to Spain and meet Laila, who falls in love with Arjun and helps him overcome his compulsion to work. Kabir and his fiancée Natasha experience significant misunderstandings, while Imran wishes to meet his biological father, an artist. During their trip, each friend chooses a dangerous sport for the group to partake in.

The film was a commercial success grossing ₹1.53 billion (US$19 million).

Swades (2004)

Ratings: 8.2 – IMDB

Swades: We, the People ( transl. Homeland) is a 2004 Indian Hindi-language drama film co-written, directed and produced by Ashutosh Gowariker.

Mohan Bhargava, a thriving non-resident Indian (NRI), holds a prominent position on the cutting edge of technology at NASA in the United States. Fueled by a deep sense of nostalgia, he embarks on a poignant journey back to his homeland, with the purpose of reuniting with the nanny who had lovingly cared for him during his formative years. Mohan’s quest takes him deep into the rustic heart of India, to the enchanting village of Charanpur. In the process, it initiates a profound inner and outward exploration, as he endeavors to discover his genuine sense of belonging.

Article 15(2019)

Ratings: 8.1 – IMDB

Article 15 is a 2019 Indian Hindi-language crime drama film directed and produced by Anubhav Sinha. Set against the backdrop of India’s complex socio-political landscape, we delve into the lives of police officers as they navigate a society rife with discrimination, be it based on race or caste. In a nation where bias permeates every facet of life, these officers embark on a transformative journey, striving for acceptance and advocating for meaningful change.

Talvar (2015)

Ratings: 8.1 – IMDB

Talvar (transl. Sword), released internationally as Guilty, is a 2015 Indian Hindi-language thriller drama film directed by Meghna Gulzar.

A seasoned and unflinching police officer grapples with the challenge of reconciling three divergent viewpoints in a harrowing double murder case. The complexity of the investigation lies in the fact that the principal suspects are the parents themselves, who are accused of brutally ending the life of their own teenage daughter.

Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India (2001)

Ratings: 8.1 – IMDB

Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India (transl. Land tax) is a 2001 Indian Hindi-language epic musical[5] sports drama film written and directed by Ashutosh Gowariker.

In the year 1893, during the British occupation of India, a tiny village finds itself under the oppressive rule of Captain Russell, played by Paul Blackthorne, who has imposed an exorbitant land tax on its inhabitants. Fueled by indignation, Bhuvan, portrayed by Aamir Khan, a defiant farmer, unites the villagers to openly defy this unjust tax.

In an unexpected turn of events, Captain Russell proposes a unique resolution to the conflict: he challenges Bhuvan and his compatriots to a game of cricket, a sport entirely foreign to India. The stakes are high—if Bhuvan and his team can emerge victorious against Russell’s side, the onerous tax will be revoked.

Dev.D (2009)

Ratings: 7.9 – IMDB

Dev.D is a 2009 Indian Hindi-language romantic black comedy film written and directed by Anurag Kashyap.

Gangubai Kathiawadi(2022)

Ratings: 7.8 – IMDB

Gangubai Kathiawadi is a 2022 Indian Hindi-language biographical crime drama film directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. The film depicts the rise of a simple girl from Kathiawad who had no choice but to embrace the ways of destiny and swing it in her favour. The film grossed ₹153.69 crore at the domestic box office and ₹209.77 globally emerging as a major commercial success. The film won 5 awards, including Best Actress (Bhatt) and Best Screenplay at the 69th National Film Awards.

RRR (Hindi) (2022)

Ratings: 7.8 – IMDB

This is the epic story of two legendary revolutionaries whose paths led them far from their homeland. Their incredible journey took them to distant lands, where they garnered knowledge, skills, and inspiration. When they finally returned home in the 1920s, they ignited a fierce battle against the oppressive British colonialists, determined to free their motherland from the shackles of imperialism.

Kapoor & Sons (2016)

Ratings: 7.7 – IMDB

Kapoor & Sons is a 2016 Indian Hindi language family-drama film directed by Shakun Batra. Arjun and Rahul, two brothers, make a heartfelt journey back home to visit their ailing grandfather. Amidst the backdrop of numerous unresolved family issues, emotions run high as a girl enters their lives and becomes the catalyst for a growing rift between the two siblings.

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