For all the Bollywood movie aficionados out there, Netflix is actually been a blessing in disguise for all your nostalgia fixes. And why do I say so with conviction? Well you might actually be surprised of how many riveting Hindi and Indian movies there are streaming on Netflix, both new and classics in range of different genres. Now since it’s easy to get stuck in cinematic limbo, while flicking through myriad of movies, we have curated a list of Bollywood movies for you to rewatch. So all you have to do is get your popcorns ready and stream away!!
1. Hum Apke Hain Koun
Starring Madhuri Dixit and Salman Khan in lead roles, this is one of the most popular movies on Netflix and truly so. It’s the story about love (between Nisha and Prem) that blooms at the wedding of their elder siblings, but their plans to be together are put in jeopardy when Nisha's sister dies, leaving behind a baby. There is romance, lots of family drama and good amount of songs to keep your foot tapping. Don’t forget to keep lots of tissue papers handy.
2. A Wednesday
I can watch this movie over and over again. This is one of real gem of Hindi movie cinema, the storyline to dialogue delivery to suspense created in this movie is just beyond amazing. The movie marks a height in Indian cinema which is rarely achieved. The story is about a common man who is fed up with terrorist attacks and decides to do something himself. It features two of the biggest actors of Indian cinema; Naseeruddin Shah and Anupam Kher and puts them against each other.
3. Andaz Apna Apna
This movie doesn't miss a moment to tickle the funny bone. It can't get more stupid and slapstick than this. All the dialogues are now legend and have acquired cult status over the years. Starring Aamir Khan, Salman Khan, Raveena Tandon Karisma Kapoor, this movie is sure to give you three hours of absolute entertainment.
4. Lagaan: Once Upon A Time In India
This movie is sure to give to adrenaline rush over and over again as you watch it. Starring Aamir Khan essaying the lead role, the story revolves around a small village whose inhabitants, oppressed by high taxes, find themselves in an extraordinary situation as an arrogant officer challenges them to a game of cricket as a wager to avoid the taxes.
5. Maine Pyar Kiya
It's an blooming love story between son of a wealthy businessman and daughter of a struggling engineer and young’s man parents questions the motives of young girl. The lead pair was Salman Khan and bhagyashree, this movie is all about beautiful romance between two lovers striving to unite unfavourable circumstances. Keep those tissue papers handy though!
Though its not a very old movie, but Pink (2016) with its feminist approach did make ripples with its great storyline. its hits on the patriarchal nature of Indian society which is ready to blame girls on each and every turn. The movie is made great by the exceptional performance of Amitabh Bachchan as lawyer in the lead role.
These 6 movies that I have mentioned in this list are some of the best movies Bollywood has ever produced. While there are tons of other good Hindi movies on Netflix, these 6 does take the cake for having the best storyline. Enjoy the movies and reminisce old times while you are at it.