hindi movies on amazon prime

Over last few years OTT platforms like Amazon Prime Video, Netflix and many others have been introduced to Indian audience. Ever since they have been introduced the demand of these platforms is reaching sky as they have huge collection of content that includes movies, web series and others from different genres like romance, family drama, thriller etc. Talking specifically about Amazon prime, it enjoys 10 million subscribers in India itself. Besides other benefits, Prime Video boasts off variety of Indian movies that include mainstream and offbeat cinema. The collection embraces best of the movies from yesteryears to recent releases. In order to help you find a good watch, we have shortlisted some of the Hindi movies on Amazon Prime that are worth watching.

Best Hindi Movies on Amazon Prime Video

1. Thappad (2020)

Thappad

Director: Anubhav Sinha
Main Lead: Taapsee Pannu
Genre: Drama
IMDb Rating: 6.8/10

This movie is a strong message to modern yet rooted girls of our country who should not bare domestic violence of any kind be it a slap or mental trauma. Thappad is a must watch, as the story connects with so many Indian woman still tolerating or accepting domestic violence as their faith. Abuse at home is something that many of us have heard about but hardly anyone has raised voice against it.

The movie reflects pervasive violence and how our society refrain confronting anyone for it! This movie will trigger its message in the seamless way and make you question yourself- is it’s just a slap? Do watch this one of the best Hindi Movies Amazon Prime Video and enjoy the powerful acting of Tapsee Pannu and other supporting actors like Pavail Gulati and Dia Mirza.

2. Gully Boy (2019)

Gully Boy

Director: Zoya Akhtar
Main Lead: Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt and Siddhant Chaturvedi
Genre: Musical/Romance
IMDb Rating: 8/10

Gully Boy is inspired from the true life story of Mumbai’s street rappers Vivian Fernandes, famously known as Divine and Naved Shaikh – Naezy. Not many know that Divine was the first Indian rapper who featured on Spotify Times Square billboard in New York City for his famous album Punya Paap. The movie explores the life of the rapper – how he became big name in the music industry from a novelist rapper in Mumbai slums.

Gully Boy will touch your heart as the way the movie is presented seams so real. On the top of that actors like Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt and Siddhant Chaturvedi have acted so real that you will not realise that they are big shots of Indian cinema and instead find them commoners like you and me. Here is a surprising fact related to the movie – it went on to 13 Filmfare Awards in the year 2020.

3. ‘SECTION 375’ (2019)

SECTION 375

Director: Aditya Dhar
Main Lead: Akshaye Khanna, Meera Chopra, Rahul Bhat and Richa Chadda
IMDb Rating: 8.1/10

The court-room-drama is based on Indian Section 375 of the Indian Penal Code laws. The movie discusses upon important issues that are often over looked in the society. The story is revolves around film director Rohan Khurana played by Rahul Bhat, who is sentenced for raping a costume designer. The film received mixed reviews and is currently available on Amazon Prime.

4. Raazi (2018)

Raazi

Director: Meghna Gulzar
Main Lead: Alia Bhatt and Vicky Kaushal
Genre: Action/Spy
IMDb Rating: 7.8/10

This Spy thriller is inspired by the novel Calling Sehmat, written by Harinder Sikka in 2008. It is a story of a RAW agent whose father insisted her to marry military official in Pakistan to relay information before Indo-Pakistani War 1971. With the powerful storyline and praise worthy directorial, this Bollywood film went on to become the highest grossing movie of the year.

5. Newton (2017)

Newton

Director: Amit V. Masurkar
Main Lead: Rajkummar Rao, Pankaj Tripathi, Anjali Patil and Raghubir Yadav
Genre: Comedy/Drama
IMDb Rating: 7.7/10

This Black comedy is surely one of the best blend of both the worlds of cinema i.e commercial and offbeat. It won National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Hindi. It is a story about rookie government clerk who runs fair election despite of many threats. This is one of the best movies of Rajkummar Rao. You can watch this Hindi movie on Amazon prime video with your friends and family.

6. Ghazi Attack (2017)

Ghazi Attack

Director: Sankalp Reddy
Main Lead: Rana Daggubati, Atul Kulkarni, Kay Kay Menon, Taapsee Pannu, Rahul Singh, Satyadev Kancharana
Genre: War/Thriller
IMDb Rating: 7.6/10

This underwater thriller is based on the true accounts of the Indo Pakistan war that took place in 1971. It revolves around the mysterious sinking of the PNS Ghazi submarine. It will leave you in the awe of Indian soldiers who sacrifice their lives for their country. Do watch this patriotic Hindi movie on Amazon Prime video to know what actually happened during this war like situation. 

7. Trapped (2017)

Trapped

Director: Vikramaditya Motwane
Main Lead: Rajkummar Rao and Geetanjali Thapa
Genre: Thriller/Drama
IMDb Rating: 7.6/10

In last decade Rajkummar Rao has emerged as one of the sincere actors who has an art to connect with the audience. The protagonist in this movie, Rao is locked in his new house which has no electricity, food, water and neighbours for help. The movie is all about his struggle to cop up with situation and his blooming love story that is pleasant to watch.

8. Lipstick under My Burkha (2017)

Lipstick under My Burkha

Director: Alankrita Shrivastava
Main Lead: Ratna Pathak, Konkona Sen Sharma, Aahana Kumra, Plabita Borthakur, Sushant Singh, Sonal Jha, Vaibhav Tatwawaadi, Vikrant Massey, Jagat Singh Solanki, Saurabh V Pandey
Genre: Comedy/Dark comedy
IMDb Rating: 6.8/10

Lipstick under My Burkha is amongst the few Bollywood movies with which every age group of female can connect. It is story of women quest with the charming narrative that will force you to think upon the issues brought in the movie. It dwells around multiple women and their longing for the freedom in different ways. Do watch the movie on Prime Video and celebrate the womanhood.

9. Sultan (2016)

Sultan

Director: Ali Abbas Zafar
Main Lead: Salman Khan and Anushka Sharma
Genre: Romance/Sport
IMDb Rating: 7/10

This is yet another one of the best Bollywood movies available on Amazon Prime. If you are a huge Salman Khan fan then you cannot miss this movie. This romantic movie with the background of wrestling as a sport is a sheer entertainment! Do watch it

10. Pink (2016)

Pink

Director: Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury
Main Lead: Amitabh Bachchan, Taapsee Pannu, Kirti Kulhari, Andrea Tariang
Genre: Drama/Thriller
IMDb Rating: 8.1/10

Pink is a story of every girl who has been misbehaved by the other gender and is asked to stay quite. The court room drama seamlessly suffices that when a girl says NO, it means NO! The hero of the movie is its story that questions the society why only girls are questionable! This is indeed one of the must watch Bollywood movie. The leading characters especially megastar Amitabh Bachchan and Taapsee Pannu are delight to watch!

11. Parched (2015)

Parched

Director: Leena Yadav
Main Lead: Radhika Apte, Surveen Chawla and Tannishtha Chatterjee
Genre: Drama
IMDb Rating: 7.5/10

Leena Yadav’s Parched is a must watch Bollywood movies. It presents gender issues, abuse and discrimination that three main characters of the movie goes through. With the backdrop of Rajasthan, all three women have different story to tell. They are connected in some or other way. Rani (Tannishtha Chatterjee), who is a widow, is all set to get her son marry to a reluctant girl. Her confidant Lajjo (Radhika Apte) is frequently beaten by her husband for not giving him child and Bijli (Surveen Chawla) is regularly exploited by her customers as she is a dancer. These women lead a parched life where their men have either abandoned them or treat them ill.

12. Bajrangi Bhaijaan (2015)

Bajrangi Bhaijaan

Director: Kabir Khan
Main Lead: Salman Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan
Genre: Action/Drama
IMDb Rating: 8/10

One of the finest movies of Salman Khan, Bajrangi Bhaijaan is one of the must watch Bollywood movies. It is sweet tale of young deaf Pakistani girl Munni, played by Harshaali Malhotra who is separated by her mother when she was on trip to India. While they were going back to Pakistan, the little girl gets separated in India, while her mother reach back to Pakistan! The hero of the movie comes to her rescue and embarks on the journey to find her parents. The movie will make you laugh and cry at the same moment.

13. Dum Laga Ke Haisha (2015)

Dum Laga Ke Haisha

Director: Sharat Katariya
Main Lead: Ayushmann Khurrana and Bhumi Pednekar
Genre: Romance/Drama
IMDb Rating: 7.5/10

Dum Laga Ke Haisha is a special movie for various reasons, one being that it defies conventional notions of love predicated upon physical attributes/attractions that is very rare to see in Hindi cinema. It will take you to 90’s era when VCR was only mode of entertainment and Kumar Sanu was the king of music. Adding to it, acting of main actors and supporting star cast including Sanjay Mishra and Seema Pahwa is icing on the cake. All these reasons make Dum Laga Ke Haisha one of the best movies on Amazon Prime in Hindi to watch.

14. Kapoor and Sons (2016)

Kapoor and Sons

Director: Shakun Batra
Main Lead: Sidharth Malhotra, Fawad Khan and Alia Bhatt
Genre: Romance/Drama
IMDb Rating: 7.7/10

This is one of the rarest commercial movies that subtly talk about ‘not so talked about issues’ such as sibling rivalry, homosexuality and extra marital affairs. All the actors especially late veteran actor Rishi Kapoor are pleasure to watch!

15. A Death in The Gunj (2016)

A Death in The Gunj

Director: Konkona Sen Sharma
Main Lead: Vikrant Massey, Kalki Koechlin and Ranvir Shorey
Genre: Drama/Thriller
IMDb Rating: 7.5/10

If you are looking for an offbeat movie then this is the one that you can watch on Amazon Prime. Konkona Sen Sharma directorial debut- A Death in the Gunj is set in the 70’s era in the McCluskieganj, which is 60 kilometres far from Jharkhand. It talks about different cultures that have been adopted in the town and how people moved from this town to other places leading to death of McCluskieganj. This short story will keep you hooked till the climax and what happen next will definitely a surprise for you.

16. Gangs of Wasseypur Part 1 and 2 (2012)

Gangs of Wasseypur Part 1 and 2

Director: Anurag Kashyap
Main Lead: Manoj Bajpayee, Richa Chadda, Reema Sen, Piyush Mishra, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Jaideep Ahlawat, Sanjay Singh, Vineet Kumar Singh, Pankaj Tripathi, Jameel Khan, Huma Qureshi, Anurita Jha, Tigmanshu Dhulia
Genre: Crime/Drama
IMDb Rating: 8.2/10

Next in our list of best Hindi movies available on Prime video is Gangs of Wasseypur part 1and 2. This sensational movie was uploaded for its cinematography and its unconventional dialogues that were part of the many memes. The story revolves around cold mines and three criminal families, and their struggle to get wealth and power in Dhanbad. According to the Rotten Tomatoes it is a great mixture of ‘’The Godfather” and “Snatch.” The breathtaking shots and soundtrack of wry folk songs makes this movie must watch on Amazon Prime.

17. Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011)

Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

Director: Zoya Akhtar
Main Lead: Hrithik Roshan, Farhan Akhtar, Abhay Deol and Katrina Kaif
Genre: Romance/Drama
IMDb Rating: 8.1/10

This pandemic has made us locked in our homes itself. Though we cannot go on a trip but can watch a trip oriented movie that would surely take away all our problems and chaos at least for few hours. Jokes a part, watching 3 friends Imraan (Farhan Akhtar), Arjun (Hrithik Roshan) and Kabir (Abhay Deol) exploring Spain while sharing unpredictable camaraderie will surely give you a hope to plan a trip with your old friends.

18. I Am Kalam (2010)

I Am Kalam

Director: Nila Madhab Panda
Main Lead: Harsh Mayar, Gulshan Grover, Dharmveer Jakhar, Pitobash Tripathy and Beatrice Ordeix
Genre: Drama/Comedy
IMDb Rating: 8/10

It’s entertaining and inspirational! More importantly, this movie will touch your heart with its simple and sweet message that says everyone has right to education. This nicely articulated children’s movie with appeal for adults is a must watch.

19. 3 Idiots (2009)

3 Idiots

Director: Rajkumar Hirani
Main Lead: Aamir Khan, R. Madhavan, Sharman Joshi and Kareena Kapoor
Genre: Comedy/Romance
IMDb Rating: 8.4/10

3 Idiots is Rajkumar Hirani’s tuneful, enjoyable college comedy! The film conveys a strong message about valuable friends who push you toward reaching your own highest potential. It also questions parents who want their kids to be academically bright and force them to choose a profession that might pay them good but won’t keep them happy. The movie will make you laugh, cry and at the same time it will share the message ‘’All is well’’. You can watch this family entertainer on Amazon Prime Video anytime.

20. Rock On!! (2008)

Rock On!!

Director: Abhishek Kapoor
Main Lead: Farhan Akhtar, Prachi Desai
Genre: Musical/Drama
IMDb Rating: 7.7/10

The movie traces the relationship between four friends from college days who went on to create their grunge rock band, called “Magik”. They are later separated due to their evolving equation with each other. Not just this, the movie has some foot tapping songs like Rock On, Hai Yeh Waqt Ka Ishaara and others that would surely make you think why you haven’t seen the movie yet!

21. Jab We Met (2007)

Jab We Met

Director: Imtiaz Ali
Main Lead: Kareena Kapoor and Shahid Kapoor
Genre: Romance/Musical
IMDb Rating: 7.9/10

Over the years, this movie has gained the status of cult classic for a reason. Though, it is simple life changing story of Geet (played by Kareena Kapoor) but the way it is presented will surely woe your mind. Being one of the best Bollywood movies on Amazon Prime Video, this deserves to be watched repeatedly.

22. Black Friday (2007)

Black Friday

Director: Anurag Kashyap
Main Lead: Kay Kay Menon, Pavan Malhotra, Aditya Srivastava
Genre: Crime/Docudrama
IMDb Rating: 8.5/10

Black Friday is based on Hussain Zaidi’s book with the same name-Black Friday: The True Story of the Bombay Bomb Blasts. It throws a light on 1993 Bombay bombings, what led to the event and how the investigation for the same was conducted. The U.S.P. of the movie is its actors like Kay Kay Menon, Pavan Malhotra, Aditya Srivastava who have acted par excellence and story which seems as real as it could be. This docudrama will certainly keep you glued till the end.

23. Chak De! India (2007)

Chak De! India

Director: Shimit Amin
Main Lead: Shahrukh Khan
Genre: Sport/Drama
IMDb Rating: 8.2/10

Chak De! India is the story of disgraced hockey captain Kabir Khan (Shah Rukh Khan). He makes a comeback back after years with all women hockey team that further fights all the odds and emerge victorious in the Hockey World Cup. The film talks about patriotism, women empowerment and Kabir’s love for hockey! You can watch this family entertainer with your family on Amazon Prime India.

Not many know that the movie is loosely inspired by the life of Meer Ranjan Negi-former Indian hockey player. In After Asian Games in 1982 he was charged for match fixing allegation as India lost to Pakistan.

24. Veer-Zaara (2004)

Veer-Zaara

Director: Yash Chopra
Main Lead: Shah Rukh Khan, Preity Zinta and Rani Mukerji
Genre: Romance/Musical
IMDb Rating: 7.8/10

This cross border romance, is one of the classic Yash Chopra romantic movies. From surreal songs like Main Yahaan Hoon to strong acting by all the actors including supportive star cast like Amitabh Bachchan and Hema Malini, the movie has all the elements that encourages the audience to watch it!

25. Maqbool (2003)

Maqbool

Director: Vishal Bhardwaj
Main Lead: Irrfan, Tabu and Pankaj Kapur
Genre: Crime
IMDb Rating: 8.1/10

Maqbool remains to be one of the finest movies of late actor Irfan Khan. This Hindi film was inspired by William Shakespeare’s Macbeth, with the Mumbai underworld as the backdrop. The ensemble cast of the movie brought every character to life. A true art lover surely cannot afford to miss this master piece. Watch this one of the best Indian movies on Amazon Prime and enjoy Bollywood version of Shakespeare play.

26. Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. (2003)

Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.

Director: Raj Kumar Hirani
Main Lead: Sanjay Dutt, Arshad Warsi, Gracy Singh, Gracy Singh
Genre: Comedy/Drama
IMDb Rating: 8.1/10

This comedy-drama directed by Ace filmmaker Raj Kumar Hirani is clearly one of the best Bollywood movies available on Amazon Prime. Starting with its dialogues- each dialogue is commendable especially the ones which are mouthed by Sanjay Dutt and his witty one liner in the tapori lingo makes it a perfect movie for mass. The movie has best of the star cast including veteran actor Sunil Dutt that would surely make you fall for the movie.

27. Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003)

Kal Ho Naa Ho

Director: Nikkhil Advani
Main Lead: Shahrukh Khan, Preity Zinta and Saif Ali Khan
Genre: Romance/Musical
IMDb Rating: 7.9/10

Kal Ho Na Ho is a worth watching! What makes this movie different from other regular love stories is the fact that it has so much to tell, starting with Naina (played by Preeti Zinta) who is a young depressing woman. She falls in love with Aman (played by Shahrukh Khan) who is introduced as her neighbor. He is a happy go lucky charmer who is fighting with serious health problem and then there is Rohit Patel (Saif Ali Khan) who gradually falls in love with Naina. The movie has lots more to share including Kanta Bai. This family oriented movie is perfect to watch on lazy weekends.

28. Devdas (2002)

Devdas

Director: Sanjay Leela Bhansali
Main Lead: Shahrukh Khan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Madhuri Dixit
Genre: Romance/Musical
IMDb Rating: 7.6/10

The magnum opus has larger than life characters with appealing story and melodious songs like ‘’Dola Re Dola and ‘’Maar Dala’ that will surely leave you speechless. It is about two school sweethearts who are separated due to country’s rigid class structure. This is definitely one of the King Khan’s best movies.

29. Hera Pheri (2000)

Hera Pheri

Directors: Priyadarshan, Neeraj Vora, Indra Kumar, Ahmed Khan
Main Lead: Paresh Rawal, Sunil Shetty, Akashay Kumar and Tabu
Genre: Comedy
IMDb Rating: 8.2/10

This movie defined comedy in Hindi cinema in the true manner. From stellar star cast to comedy dialogues that will surely make you roll on the floor and not to forget powerful acting of Paresh Rawal, Sunil Shetty and Akshay Kumar, it has all the elements that will makes it one of the best comedies of Bollywood. Besides other O.T.T. platforms, this Hindi movie is available on Prime Video. Do watch it soon if you haven’t watched it yet and if you have watched it, watch it again to reprise its charm!

30. Vaastav (1999)

Vaastav

Director: Mahesh Manjrekar
Main Lead: Sanjay Dutt and Namrata Shirodkar
Genre: Action/Drama
IMDb Rating: 8/10

Critiqued as the ‘’best gangster films of the Bollywood’’, Vaastav  was inspired  by the real gangster’s life. It’s been more than 2 decades since the movie released and it has still not lost its charm.

31. Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995)

Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge

Director: Aditya Chopra
Main Lead: Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol
Genre: Love Story
IMDb Rating: 8.1/10

A typical love story weaved with emotions!Undoubtedly Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge is one of the best romantic movies and successful Indian films in the history. The chemistry between Raaj and Simran was magical. Despite of the fact that how many times we see this movie, we definitely can’t get over it. Thankfully this Hindi movie is available on Amazon Prime Video so you can watch it anytime.

32. Andaz Apna Apna (1994)

Andaz Apna Apna

Director: Rajkumar Santoshi
Main Lead: Aamir Khan, Salman Khan, Raveena Tandon and Karisma Kapoor
Genre: Comedy
IMDb Rating: 8.1/10

Andaz Apna Apna is a cult classic for a reason! From ensemble star casts including Aamir Khan, Salman Khan, Raveena Tandon Karisma Kapoor, Paresh Rawal and Shakti Kapoor to bone tickling dialogues like “Crime Master Gogo, aankhen nikaal ke gotiyan khelunga.” and many others , it has all the essence of a best movie.  If by any chance you have missed this movie, you can watch it on Prime Video and relish one of the best comedy movies of decades.

33. Parinda (1989)

Parinda

Director: Vidhu Vinod Chopra
Main Lead: Anil Kapoor, Jackie Shroff, Nana Patekar and Madhuri Dixit Nene
Genre: Crime/Drama
IMDb Rating: 7.9/10

Parinda was and it still remains to be a masterpiece of Hindi Cinema. With the ensemble star cast, the movie is more than a treat to watch. The story of this national award winning was ahead of its time, yet it was beautifully weaved. It revolves around two brothers Kishen (Jackie Shroff) and Karan (Anil Kapoor). Kishan is police officer and Karan is a gangster. The movie will throughout keep you engrossed, while making you think what will happen next.

34. Masoom (1983)

Masoom

Director: Shekhar Kapur
Main Lead: Naseeruddin Shah, Shabana Azmi, Jugal Hansraj and Urmila Matondkar
Genre: Musical/Drama
IMDb Rating: 8.4/10

Scripted by the eminent writer Gulzar, Masoom is amongst those movies that has no villain! It’s an emotional take on the life of married couple where a husband discovers that he has a son from other woman. The soothing music in the movie is given by ace music composer R. D Burman. If you haven’t watch this yet, you can watch this one of the supremely beautiful Hindi movies on Amazon Prime now.

35. Sholay (1975)

Sholay

Director: Ramesh Sippy
Main Lead: Dharmendra, Sanjeev Kumar, Hema Malini, Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bhaduri and Amjad Khan
Genre: Musical/Adventure
IMDb Rating: 8.2/10

Not many know that this cult classic was declared a Flop in its initial days of release. However, its gripping story and flawless star cast made Sholay an iconic film of the movie industry. Whether it is a strong camaraderie between Jai and Veeru (played by Amitabh and Dharmendra) or memorable dialogues like “Kitne Aadmi The”, we can’t get over any of them. You can watch one of the best Hindi Movies on Amazon prime. Subscribe to the O.T.T. platform now and enjoy this timeless movie.

Conclusion:

While the entire world is struggling hard to cope up with the deadly Coronavirus, the only thing that is helping us to keep calm is a collection of good movies that are available on the O.T.T. platforms like Amazon Prime. In this blog, we have curated a list of Bollywood movies available on Amazon Prime that are worth watching.

FAQ’s:

1. What Hindi movies can I watch on Amazon Prime?

You can watch Hollywood, Bollywood and other regional movies on Amazon Prime.

2. What are the top 10 Hindi movies on Prime India?

Thappad, Gully Boy, URI, Raazi, Pink, Dum Laga Ke Haisha are to name few movies that rule the list of top 10 Hindi movies available on Prime India.

3. Does Amazon Prime video have Indian movies?

Yes, Prime Video has a vast collection of Indian movies that includes recently released and old films.

4. Where I can watch Gully Boy?

You can currently watch Gully Boy on Amazon Prime and Netflix.

Garima Kaushis

Garima Kaushis

Garima is an enthusiastic writer from Gurgaon. Her content holds value and information which is sourced from her long writing experience. Through her writings, you can explore vistas over wide range of topics. She loves to share her experience and bond with people around her. Her favorite leisure day would include shopping, reading book, good food and movies.

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Garima is an enthusiastic writer from Gurgaon. Her content holds value and information which is sourced from her long writing experience. Through her writings, you can explore vistas over wide range of topics. She loves to share her experience and bond with people around her. Her favorite leisure day would include shopping, reading book, good food and movies.

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