Amazon Prime is one of the leading OTT platforms in India, and over the past years, they have released tons of Indian movies. If you are someone, who is confused about, which movie to watch first, considering the tons of options available, here we are at you rescue you. Here are the top 10 Indian movies on Amazon Prime.
1. 3 Idiots
Directed by Rajkumar Hirani, starring Aamir Khan, R. Madhavan, and Sharman Joshi, 3 idiots is an absolute masterpiece. The movie focuses on three students, their friendship, and how they deal with social pressure. The movie collected $90 million worldwide, becoming the highest-grossing Indian film ever at the time. The move is a flawless work of art that takes the definition of entertainment into directions of social comment.
2. Dil Chahta Hai
The next one on the list is Farhan Akhtar’s directorial debut, Dil Chahta Hai. The movie has a fabulous cast of Aamir Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Akshaye Khanna, Preity Zinta, Sonali Kulkarni, and Dimple Kapadia. It focuses on the transition in the romantic lives of three college-graduate friends. The film was critically acclaimed, and it even received a national award.
3. Section 375
Another Akshaye Khanna starter on the list, Section 375, is a courtroom drama. The film focuses on Section 375 of the Indian Penal Code laws in India, and also includes Richa Chadha in the cast. The movie might have an average start at the box office but, was well praised by the critics. The movie is an audacious effort, it tackles a complex issue and open ups to powerful debates.
4. Munnabhai MBBS
Another masterpiece by Rajkumar Hirani, Munnabhai MBBS, is a comedy-drama. The movie stars Sanjay Dutt, Gracy Singh, Arshad Warsi, Boman Irani, Jimmy Shergill, and Sunil Dutt. The story revolves around Munna, who pretends to be a doctor upon the arrival of his parents. Additionally, the movie was awarded a national award in 2004 and also, ran a silver jubilee status at the box office.
5. Lipstick under my Burkha
The next up on the list is Lipstick under my Burkha, which stars Ratna Pathak, Konkona Sen Sharma, Aahana Kumra, and Plabita Borthakur in the lead roles. The movie is about the secret lives of four women who are searching for their freedom. The movie displays how women face various odds in their lives but still gather courage and find a way to claim their desires. The movie might have faced controversy at first, but its amazing story compelled people to watch it.
6. Lucky by chance
Lucky by chance marks the directorial debut of our very own tiger baby, Zoya Akhtar. The cast includes Farhan Akhtar and Konkana Sen Sharma in the lead and Rishi Kapoor, Alyy Khan, Juhi Chawla, Dimple Kapadia, and Hrithik Roshan in supporting roles. The movie narrates the journey of an actor who arrives in Mumbai, and how he struggles to sustain his relationships. The movie pokes fun at Bollywood, but with a lot of affection. It has great performances, fabulous direction, and a satisfying story.
Up next on the list is an absolute classic, Sholay, that stars legends such as Dharmendra, Amitabh Bachchan, Sanjeev Kumar, Amjad Khan, Hema Malini, and Jaya Bhaduri. It holds its place in the top 10 Indian movies of all time list by British Film Institute’s 2002 poll. The movie has well-rounded characters, extraordinary direction, and a seamless blend of adventure, comedy, music, and dance. A movie that every Indian cinema lover must surely watch!
8. Dum Laga Ke Haisha
Dum Laga Ke Haisha, internationally released as My Big Fat Bride, stars Ayushmann Khurrana and Bhumi Pednekar, Sanjay Mishra, and Seema Pahwa. The movie breaks tons of stereotypes and defines the true meaning of love. It even has some great songs that will touch your beat. Towered by stellar performances and great writing, a must-watch for sure!
9. Gully Boy
Up next on the list is Indian’s official entry for the 92nd Academy Awards, Gully Boy. The movie has a power-packed cast that includes Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt, Kalki Koechlin, Siddhant Chaturvedi, Vijay Varma, Amruta Subhash, and Vijay Raaz. The movie is directed by, Zoya Akhtar and is the ultimate anthem for the rebel. It is one of the best films you will watch, packed with entertainment, energy, and love.
Trapped in a survival drama that stars Rajkummar Rao and Geetanjali Thapa. The story revolves around Shaurya, who gets trapped in his apartment room, without food, water, and electricity. This claustrophobic journey is directed by, Vikramaditya Motwane. The movie premiered at the Mumbai film festival, where it received a standing ovation. The movie is highly unique, it is a cinematic celebration of a survivor.