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The Best Bollywood Movies on Netflix 

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Updated February 14, 2020 24.2k votes 4.2k voters 333.1k views 271 items

What other kind of films, regardless of genre, stop everything just to have an enormous dance number right in the middle of a scene? This list ranks the best Bollywood movies Netflix has to offer. Including some of the best Bollywood movies of all time, this list features the top choices on Netflix, ready to stream right now! If interested, you can also check out Bollywood movies streaming on Hulu. The over-the-top, out-of-the-box industry of Bollywood is a one-of-a-kind genre that will definitely make you want to jump out of your seat and dance! You might actually be surprised how many good Hindi and Indian movies there are streaming on Netflix, both new and classics. 

"Bollywood" is the nickname for the Hindi language film industry based in Mumbai, one of the largest film hubs in the world. In fact, Hindi language films outsell all other non-English films in the United States. Whether you like comedy or action films, or even something on the romantic side of things, these Bollywood movies on Netflix have it all. 

Vote up the best Bollywood films currently on Netflix below.

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Special 26 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies on Netflix
Special 26 Akshay Kumar, Anupam Kher, Kajal Aggarwal

Released: 2013

Directed by: Neeraj Pandey

Special 26, also known as Special Chabbis, is a 2013 Indian thriller heist film directed by Neeraj Pandey. It stars Akshay Kumar in the lead role with Manoj Bajpayee, Anupam Kher, Kajal ...more
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Queen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies on Netflix
Matthew Kar added Queen Kangana Ranaut, Rajkummar Rao, Lisa Haydon

Released: 2013

Directed by: Vikas Bahl

Rani, an under-confident Punjabi girl from New Delhi embarks on her honeymoon to Paris and Amsterdam by herself after her fiancé calls off their wedding. Traveling around Europe, she finds joy, makes friends, and gains new-found independence.

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Rang De Basanti is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies on Netflix
Aamir Khan, Anupam Kher, Om Puri

Released: 2006

Directed by: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra

Rang De Basanti is a 2006 Indian drama film written and directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra. It features an ensemble cast comprising Aamir Khan, Siddharth Narayan, Soha Ali Khan, Kunal Kapoor, ...more
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Rustom is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies on Netflix
Rustom Akshay Kumar, Ileana D'Cruz, Arjan Bajwa

Released: 2016

Directed by: Dharmendra Suresh Desai

Rustom is a 1982 film written and directed by Dara Singh.
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Udta Punjab is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies on Netflix
Udta Punjab Shahid Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor, Alia Bhatt

Released: 2016

Directed by: Abhishek Chaubey

Drug abuse and the darker side of Punjab rear their heads in the intense, interwoven tales of a cop, a doctor, a migrant worker and a rock star.

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Chennai Express is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies on Netflix
Chennai Express Deepika Padukone, Shah Rukh Khan, Priyamani

Released: 2013

Directed by: Rohit Shetty

Chennai Express is a 2013 action film written and directed by Rohit Shetty.
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Tanu Weds Manu is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies on Netflix
Tanu Weds Manu Kangana Ranaut, R. Madhavan, Mika Singh

Released: 2011

Directed by: Anand L. Rai

Tanu Weds Manu is a 2011 Hindi romantic comedy film directed by Anand L. Rai, and produced by Shailesh R Singh. It stars R. Madhavan, Kangna Ranaut and Jimmy Shergill in the lead roles. The ...more
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Dear Zindagi is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies on Netflix
Alia Bhatt, Shah Rukh Khan

Released: 2016

Directed by: Gauri Shinde

Dear Zindagi is a 2016 Indian Hindi-language coming-of-age drama film directed by Gauri Shinde. A budding cinematographer (Alia Bhatt) who is discontented with her life meets a free-spirited ...more
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Swades is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies on Netflix
Shah Rukh Khan, Gayatri Joshi, Makarand Deshpande

Released: 2004

Directed by: Ashutosh Gowariker

Swades: We, the People is a 2004 Indian film written, produced and directed by Ashutosh Gowariker. The film stars Shah Rukh Khan and Gayatri Joshi in her first film. The film received widespread ...more
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Hum Aapke Hain Kaun...! ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies on Netflix
Salman Khan, Anupam Kher, Madhuri Dixit

Released: 1994

Directed by: Sooraj Barjatya

Hum Aapke Hain Koun..! is a 1994 Indian musical romantic-comedy film, written and directed by Sooraj R. Barjatya, and produced by Rajshri Productions. Starring Madhuri Dixit and Salman Khan, it ...more
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Raees is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies on Netflix
Raees Shah Rukh Khan, Mahira Khan

Released: 2017

Directed by: Rahul Dholakia

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Race is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies on Netflix
Katrina Kaif, Bipasha Basu, Saif Ali Khan

Released: 2008

Directed by: Abbas Burmawalla, Mustan Burmawalla

Race is a 2008 Bollywood suspense thriller film directed by Abbas-Mustan and produced under the Tips Films banner. Released on 21 March 2008 worldwide, it stars Saif Ali Khan, Bipasha Basu, ...more
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Lagaan: Once Upon a Time... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies on Netflix
Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Kulbhushan Kharbanda

Released: 2001

Directed by: Ashutosh Gowariker

Lagaan is a 2001 Indian epic sports drama film written and directed by Ashutosh Gowariker. Aamir Khan, who was also the producer, stars with Gracy Singh in the lead roles; British actors Rachel ...more
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Om Shanti Om is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies on Netflix
Priyanka Chopra, Deepika Padukone, Shah Rukh Khan

Released: 2007

Directed by: Farah Khan

Om Shanti Om is a 2007 Indian romantic-thriller film directed and choreographed by Farah Khan. It stars Shah Rukh Khan and debutant Deepika Padukone in the lead roles while Arjun Rampal, Shreyas ...more
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Fashion is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies on Netflix
Priyanka Chopra, Kangana Ranaut, Raj Babbar

Released: 2008

Directed by: Madhur Bhandarkar

Fashion is a 2008 Indian drama film directed and co-produced by Madhur Bhandarkar. The film's screenplay was co-written by Ajay Monga, Bhandarkar and Anuraadha Tewari, and principal photography ...more
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PK is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies on Netflix
Aamir Khan, Anushka Sharma, Boman Irani

Directed by: Rajkumar Hirani

PK is a 2014 Indian satirical science fiction comedy film. The film was directed by Rajkumar Hirani, produced by Hirani and Vidhu Vinod Chopra, and written by Hirani and Abhijat Joshi. t tells ...more
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Raajneeti is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies on Netflix
Katrina Kaif, Ajay Devgan, Ranbir Kapoor

Released: 2010

Directed by: Prakash Jha

Raajneeti is a 2010 Indian political thriller film co- written, directed and produced by Prakash Jha, with a screenplay by Anjum Rajabali and Prakash Jha, and starring Ajay Devgan, Nana Patekar, ...more
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Pardes is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies on Netflix
Matthew Kar added Shah Rukh Khan, Amrish Puri, Mahima Chaudhry

Released: 1997

Directed by: Subhash Ghai

Pardes is a Bollywood musical drama film directed by Subhash Ghai. It was released on 8 August 1997. The film stars Shahrukh Khan, Amrish Puri, Alok Nath, and newcomers Mahima Chaudhry and ...more
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Sanju is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies on Netflix
Sanju

From the depths of addiction to the heights of stardom to underworld entanglements, this biopic traces the checkered past of Indian actor Sanjay Dutt.

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Hum Saath-Saath Hain is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies on Netflix
Salman Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Shakti Kapoor

Released: 1999

Directed by: Sooraj Barjatya

Hum Saath Saath Hain is a 1999 Indian film written and directed by Sooraj R. Barjatya. The film was produced and distributed by the home production of Sooraj Barjatya, Rajshri Productions. The ...more
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Bodyguard is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies on Netflix
Katrina Kaif, Salman Khan, Kareena Kapoor

Released: 2011

Directed by: Siddique

Bodyguard is a 2011 Indian action-comedy film directed by Siddique. It is a remake of the director's own 2010 Malayalam film of the same name starring Dileep and Nayantara. The film was produced ...more
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Talaash is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies on Netflix
Kareena Kapoor, Rani Mukerji, Aamir Khan

Released: 2012

Directed by: Reema Kagti

Talaash is a 2012 crime drama musical film directed by Reema Kagti.
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Don 2 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies on Netflix
Don 2 Priyanka Chopra, Shah Rukh Khan, Hrithik Roshan

Released: 2011

Directed by: Farhan Akhtar

Don 2 is a 2011 Indian action thriller film and the third installment of the Don franchise, directed and co-written by Farhan Akhtar. The film was produced by Ritesh Sidhwani, Shah Rukh Khan and ...more
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Mujhse Shaadi Karogi is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies on Netflix
Mujhse Shaadi Karogi Priyanka Chopra, Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar

Released: 2004

Directed by: David Dhawan

Mujhse Shaadi Karogi English: Will You Marry Me? is a 2004 Indian romantic comedy film directed by David Dhawan and produced by Sajid Nadiadwala. The film stars Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar, and ...more
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I Hate Luv Storys is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies on Netflix
Sonam Kapoor, Imran Khan, Samir Soni

Released: 2010

Directed by: Punit Malhotra

I Hate Luv Storys is a 2010 Indian romantic comedy film starring Sonam Kapoor and Imran Khan in the lead roles. The film is written and directed by Punit Malhotra and produced under Karan ...more