In honor of India’s 68th Independence Day, we have compiled a list of the 250 highest rated Indian movies according to IMDb users. Check out our top ranking movies Labpatrika.com
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Top Indian Movies as Rated by IMDb Users :
1. Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India (2001) – IMDb: 8.2/10
Lagaan is a 2001 Indian historical sports drama film written and directed by Ashutosh Gowariker. Aamir Khan stars as Bhuvan, an elder peasant farmer whose village, a small settlement in the Kachchh area, is suffering from the oppressive colonial British rule.
To settle a longstanding debt to the land-owning Janardhan (Raghuveer Yadav), Bhuvan agrees to participate in the village cricket match. He makes up the team, which consists of himself and his three friends, employing a young boy as their wicket-keeper and arm-pit bowler.
2. Taare Zameen Par (2007) – IMDb: 8.1/10
The film follows Ishaan Awasthi, a dyslexic eight-year-old, who is troubled at school and frustrated at home by his nagging parents and teacher. He finds himself in the company of a new art teacher Mr. Rastogi, who believes in him and helps him discover his talent.
3. Dangal (2016) – IMDb: 8.1/10
Dangal is an upcoming Indian Hindi-language biographical sports drama film directed by Nitesh Tiwari, written by Prasoon Joshi. It stars Aamir Khan as Mahavir Singh Phogat, who taught wrestling to his daughters Geeta Phogat and Babita Kumari.
The former became India’s first female wrestler to win at the 2010 Commonwealth Games, where she won the gold medal (55 kg). Her sister Babita Kumari won the silver (51 kg). Aamir Khan will also be seen playing the role of a wrestler coach in the film.
4. Haasil (2010) – IMDb: 8.1/10
Haasil is a 2010 Indian Hindi-language social drama film directed by Vipul Amrutlal Shah, and starring Abhay Deol and Koyie Kako. The film tells the story of a young man who tries to save his marriage.
5. Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2016) – IMDb: 7.9/10
Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara is a 2016 Indian crime thriller film, written and directed by Nikhil Advani, and starring Ranveer Singh, Anushka Sharma, Vaani Kapoor and Amit Sadh in lead roles.
6. Devdas (2002) – IMDb: 7.6/10
Devdas is a 2002 Indian Hindi-language epic period drama film based on the Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay’s 1913 Bengali novel Devdas. The film was directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, and stars Shah Rukh Khan as Devdas, a wealthy law graduate in nineteenth century Bengal, and Aishwarya Rai as Paro, his childhood sweetheart.
Madhuri Dixit features in a cameo role. The film is a tribute to the cinema of India and abroad. It also pays homage to Indian films of past 40 years — highlighting the relationship between Devdas and Paro, with those of Hrishikesh Mukherjee’s Bawarchi (1972), Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995) and Hum Aapke Hain Koun..! (1994).
7. Baahubali: The Beginning (2015) – IMDb: 7.6/10
Baahubali: The Beginning is a 2015 Indian mythological fiction film directed by S. S. Rajamouli. The film stars Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Tamannaah Bhatia and Anushka Shetty in lead roles. It was released worldwide on 28 April 2015.
The film is based on the Mahabharata epic, with a few selected scenes being adapted from the interlocking tales of Arjuna and Krishna’s in the epic, which features many characters from “The Mahabharata”.
8. Don (2017) – IMDb: 7.6/10
Don is a 2017 Indian Hindi-language drama film directed by Vishal Pandya and produced by Aanand L. Rai under his banner Aanand L. Rai Productions. The film stars Ayushmann Khurrana, Kangna Ranaut and Sara Ali Khan in lead roles. It was released on 14 May 2017.
9. Dus (2007) – IMDb: 7.6/10
Dus is a 2007 Indian Hindi-language romantic drama film directed by Vipin Sharma and produced by Narendra Bhatia under the banner of Nari Creations. The film stars Ayushmann Khurrana, Isha Koppikar and Konkona Sen Sharma in lead roles. It was released worldwide on 21 June 2007. The film is based on the true story of Ranjit Kaur, daughter of Harnam Singh who sacrificed her life for the cause of love.
10. Queen (2015) – IMDb: 7.6/10
Queen is a 2015 Indian Hindi-language biographical romance drama film directed by Vikas Bahl and produced by Anurag Kashyap, Vikramaditya Motwane and Aanand L. Rai under the banners of Phantom Films and Balaji Motion Pictures. The film stars Kangana Ranaut in the lead role, with supporting roles played by Rajkummar Rao, Lisa Haydon and Freddy Daruwala.
11. Haider (2014) – IMDb: 7.4/10
Haider is a 2014 Indian crime drama written and directed by Vishal Bhardwaj. Set in Kashmir, it is the second installment of Bhardwaj’s Shakespeare trilogy after Maqbool (2003) — which also featured Shahid Kapoor as a young Hamlet. Haider also features Tabu, Shraddha Kapoor and Kay Kay Menon in principal roles. The film was jointly produced by Vishal Bhardwaj and Siddharth Roy Kapur under the banners of Vishal Bhardwaj Pictures and Roy Kapur Films respectively.
12. Dil Chahta Hai (2001) – IMDb: 7.4/10
Dil Chahta Hai is a 2001 Indian drama film directed by Farhan Akhtar, whose screenplay was inspired by the lives of his contemporaries in the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), where he met Akhtar after qualifying for admission to its acting course, whilst he had been offered a spot at the National School of Drama.
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