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The Best Hindi Family Movies 

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Updated October 7, 2019 1.6k votes 702 voters 53.3k views 24 items

Here is a heart-warming list of Hindi family movies, ranked by Hindi cinema fans like you. Funny, sentimental, inspiring- these are the best Bollywood family movies that are perfect for a family movie night, no matter how old your children are.
 

Whether you’re looking for something like I am Kalam about an impoverished boy who forms an unlikely friendship with the son of a nobleman, or Like Stars on Earth, which tells the story of an art teacher aiding a troubled eight-year-old, or Do Dooni Char a rousing comedy about  a middle class family attempting to buy a car you’re sure to find it on this list of Indian family movies.

Which of the films on this Hindi family movies list tickle your fancy? Join our other users  and give the most family friendly movies on this list a thumbs up, or  leave a note  in the comment section below. If you like these films, be sure to check out the best Hindi movies on Netflix.

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Like Stars on Earth is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Hindi Family Movies
Abhishek Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Tisca Chopra

Released: 2007

Directed by: Amole Gupte, Aamir Khan, Ram Madhvani

Taare Zameen Par, reissued as Like Stars on Earth for Disney's international DVD in 2009/2010, is a 2007 Indian drama film about a dyslexic child. It is directed and produced by Aamir Khan, and ...more
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Swades is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Hindi Family Movies
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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Hera Pheri is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Hindi Family Movies
Hera Pheri Akshay Kumar, Paresh Rawal, Sunil Shetty

Released: 2000

Directed by: Priyadarshan

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English Vinglish is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Hindi Family Movies
Amitabh Bachchan, Ajith Kumar, Sridevi

Released: 2012

Directed by: Gauri Shinde

English Vinglish is a 2012 Indian comedy-drama film, written and directed by Gauri Shinde. The film's narrative revolves around a housewife who enrolls in an English-speaking course to stop her ...more
5
Bhaag Milkha Bhaag is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Hindi Family Movies
Sonam Kapoor, Prakash Raj, Farhan Akhtar

Released: 2013

Directed by: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra

Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (Hindi: भाग मिलखा भाग) is an upcoming Hindi biographical sports drama film directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra starring Farhan Akhtar as Milkha Singh and Sonam Kapoor. The ...more
6
Dhamaal is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Hindi Family Movies
Sanjay Dutt, nm2147526, Prem Chopra

Released: 2007

Directed by: Indra Kumar

Dhamaal is a 2007 Bollywood comedy film directed by Indra Kumar and produced by Ashok Thakeria. The film stars Sanjay Dutt, Ritesh Deshmukh, Arshad Warsi, Javed Jaffrey and Aashish Chaudhary. It ...more
7
Special 26 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Hindi Family Movies
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
8
OMG: Oh My God is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Hindi Family Movies
OMG: Oh My God Paresh Rawal, Akshay Kumar, Mithun Chakraborty

Released: 2012

Directed by: Umesh Shukla

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The Lunchbox is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Hindi Family Movies
Irrfan Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Lalitha Dubey

Released: 2013

Directed by: Ritesh Batra

The Lunchbox is a 2013 Indian epistolary romantic film written and directed by Ritesh Batra, and produced by Guneet Monga, Anurag Kashyap, and Arun Rangachari. The film was jointly produced by ...more
10
Life of Pi is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Hindi Family Movies
Gérard Depardieu, Irrfan Khan, Tabu

Released: 2012

Directed by: Ang Lee

Life of Pi is a 2012 American historical drama film directed by Ang Lee, based on the novel of the same name by Yann Martel. Pi Patel (Suraj Sharma), a young man who is cast away after a ...more

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Khosla's Nest is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Hindi Family Movies
Anupam Kher, Boman Irani, Tara Sharma

Released: 2006

Directed by: Dibakar Banerjee

Khosla Ka Ghosla is a 2006 Indian comedy drama film directed by Dibakar Banerjee in his directorial debut. It stars Anupam Kher and Boman Irani. Though made on a small budget this film managed ...more
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I Am Kalam is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Hindi Family Movies
Gulshan Grover, Pitobash Tripathy, Harsh Mayar

Released: 2010

Directed by: Nila Madhab Panda

I Am Kalam is a 2011 Hindi film directed by Nila Madhab Panda. The plot revolves around Chhotu, a poor Rajasthani boy, who is inspired by the life of the former President of India, A. P. J. ...more
13
Chillar Party is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Hindi Family Movies
Chillar Party Ranbir Kapoor, Aanjjan Srivastav, Shriya Sharma

Released: 2011

Directed by: Vikas Bahl, Nitesh Tiwari

Chillar Party is a 2011 Indian children's film directed by Nitesh Tiwari and Vikas Bahl and produced by Ronnie Screwvala under the UTV Motion Pictures and Salman Khan under his SKBH Productions. ...more
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Peepli (Live) is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Hindi Family Movies
Peepli (Live)
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Singham is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Hindi Family Movies
Singham
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Saare Jahaan Se Mehnga..... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Hindi Family Movies
Saare Jahaan Se Mehnga... Vishwa Mohan Badola, Ranjan Chhabra, Zakir Hussain

Released: 2013

Directed by: Anshul Sharma

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Do Dooni Chaar is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Hindi Family Movies
Rishi Kapoor, Neetu Singh, Akhilendra Mishra

Released: 2010

Directed by: Habib Faisal

Do Dooni Chaar is a 2010 Indian Hindi comedy-drama film produced by Arindam Chaudhuri, directed by Habib Faisal, and stars Rishi Kapoor, Neetu Singh, Aditi Vasudev and Archit Krishna in lead ...more
18
Club 60 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Hindi Family Movies
Club 60 Satish Shah, Viju Khote, Tinnu Anand

Released: 2013

Directed by: Sanjay Tripathy

Club 60 is a 2013 Bollywood film produced by Kavee Kumar under the Pulse Media banner and directed by Sanjay Tripathy. The film features Farooq Sheikh, Sarika, Raghubir Yadav and Satish Shah in ...more
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Bheja Fry is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Hindi Family Movies
Sarika, Tom Alter, Milind Soman

Released: 2007

Directed by: Sagar Ballary

Bheja Fry is a Hindi language comedy film directed by Sagar Ballary and produced by Sunil Doshi. The film stars Rajat Kapoor, Vinay Pathak, Sarika, Milind Soman and Ranvir Shorey in lead roles. ...more
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Daawat-e-Ishq is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Hindi Family Movies
Daawat-e-Ishq Anupam Kher, Parineeti Chopra, Aditya Roy Kapur

Released: 2014

Directed by: Habib Faisal

Daawat-e-Ishq is a 2014 Indian comedy drama film directed by Habib Faisal and produced by Aditya Chopra under the banner of Yash Raj Films. It features actors Parineeti Chopra and Aditya Roy ...more
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Well Done Abba! is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Hindi Family Movies
Well Done Abba!
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Phas Gaye Re Obama is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Hindi Family Movies
Phas Gaye Re Obama Neha Dhupia, Sanjai Mishra, Rajat Kapoor

Released: 2010

Directed by: Subhash Kapoor

Phas Gaye Re Obama is a 2010 Bollywood satire film directed by Subhash Kapoor and starring Rajat Kapoor, Neha Dhupia, Sanjay Mishra, Manu Rishi and Amole Gupte in the lead roles. The music and ...more
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Dasvidaniya is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Hindi Family Movies
Dasvidaniya Neha Dhupia, Saurabh Shukla, Rajat Kapoor

Released: 2008

Directed by: Shashant Shah

Dasvidaniya is a 2008 Bollywood film released on 7 November 2008. The name of the movie is a pun on the list of ten things to be done before death made by Vinay Pathak, and is a play on the ...more
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Chala Mussaddi - Office ... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Hindi Family Movies
Chala Mussaddi - Office Office Deven Bhojani, Makrand Deshpande, Vinay Jain

Released: 2011

Directed by: Rajiv Mehra