The ten Greatest, Iconic Bollywood Films to Watch on Netflix

Everytime you consider the Bollywood movie trade, you normally affiliate these extravagant motion pictures with particular results, numerous music, and dancing (however a variety of music), and there is all the time that scene the place by some magical fan seems that “breeze” that you understand is the prelude to a romance.

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However one factor is bound: their storylines handle to affect audiences past their frontiers, and that is why they’re on Netflix, since, whatever the nation, everybody can establish with some household conflicts, obtain the unconditional assist of associates, or uncover love the place you least anticipate it.


‘Om Shanti Om’ (2007)

Reincarnation and revenge are themes which have lengthy been used all through cinema historical past, and that is no exception. Om Makhija (Shah Rukh Khan, finest often called SRK) is a novice artist who falls in love with Shantipriya Kashyap (Deepika Padukone), a film star who had a wedding hidden from the general public and who dies tragically and mysteriously in an try to save lots of her he’s additionally killed.

Nonetheless, 30 years later, life takes a flip and permits Om Kapoor (SRK), a Bollywood famous person, to take revenge on Shanti’s killer with the assistance of Makhija’s household and Sandy (Padukone), an harmless younger lady who begins her journey in motion pictures and who’s Shanti’s doppelgänger. Even when this film has a predictable ending, the motion and drama scenes interspersed with lovely dancing are price watching.

‘Chennai Specific’ (2013)

How do you modify a hopeless bachelor into a person in love and able to something for the one he loves? It looks as if an unsolvable query, and perhaps there is not one, however at the least this movie, once more starring Khan and Padukone, brings in a variety of humor as linguistic confusion can lead you to like.

Rahul Mithaiwala (SRK), on his journey to drop off his grandfather’s ashes, tries to assist Meenamma, a damsel in misery (Padukone) and leads to a village run by a neighborhood mafia in Tamil Nadu. Rahul’s lack of understanding of the village dialect and Meenamma’s makes an attempt to flee from an organized marriage by saying that Rahul is her lover trigger a couple of drawback for Rahul, who, making an attempt so arduous to flee from her and her household, finally ends up falling in love.

‘Kabhi Khushi Khabie Gham…’ (2001)

If there is a film that depicts household love and the results when this union is damaged, then this drama introduces viewers to Rahul Raichand (SRK), the eldest son of one of many wealthiest households in Delhi, who returns to review overseas. On his return, he meets and falls in love with Anjali Sharma (Kajol), a cheerful younger lady from Chandni Chowk who lives together with her father and little sister Pooja (Kareena Kapoor Khan).

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Rahul’s rejection from his father Yash (Amitabh Bachchan) for his relationship and subsequent marriage forces him to go away the nation and reduce off communication with the household. Years later, Rahul’s youthful brother Rohan (Hrithik Roshan), who returned from boarding college, discovers the reality in regards to the household breakup and units out to repair every part and journey to London to search for his brother, which creates humorous conditions however stuffed with cohesion and nostalgia for the household.

‘Kuch Kuch Hota Hai’ (1998)

Everybody, however completely everybody, has lived the nice and unhealthy experiences of old flame, but it surely’s fascinating when this case impacts the connection of two finest associates and the arrival of a 3rd individual to the equation, however hey, who does not love to observe some love triangle for the weekend?

This romantic comedy, with parts of drama, reveals Rahul Khanna (SRK) and Anjali Sharma (Kajol), two finest associates in school, who all the time performed pranks, argued, and made up till Tina Malhotra (Rani Mukerji), the principal’s daughter, arrives. Love arises, however it’s not all the time reciprocated. A few years later, nevertheless, somewhat lady named Anjali (Sana Saeed) decides to reunite her father, Rahul, along with his real love.

‘Paheli’ (2005)

There are various motion pictures about ghostly love, to the purpose that they need to have already got their movie style, comparable to Ghost, Simply Like Heaven, Corpse Bride, or Casper, which had gentle romance, albeit extra infantile. However Paheli is just not a typical supernatural love film.

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Odd narrators inform the viewers the story of Lachchi (Mukerji), a younger Rajasthani villager who marries Kishan (SRK), the son of a service provider. Throughout the post-wedding journey to her in-laws’ house, Kishan mysteriously abandons her. However when she thought she would expertise the identical as her sister-in-law, Kishan reveals up once more, or so it appears? That is for viewers to seek out out.

‘Hum Saath-Saath Hain’ (1999)

Household is important, even with the in-laws: this drama presents the evolution of a household over 20 years and the way one incident can change their complete interplay.

The plot focuses on the cohabitation of siblings Vivek (Mohnish Bahl), Prem (Salman Khan), Sangita (Neelam Kothari), and Vinod (Saif Ali Khan), and the way the misdeeds of Sangita’s brother-in-law sow in her mom, Mamta (Reema Lagoo), distrust in direction of Vivek, as he is the son of Ramkisham (Alok Nath) Chaturvedi’s deceased first spouse. This household should face many difficulties till they uncover what’s extra necessary, enterprise or household.

‘Duplicate’ (1998)

One thing fantastic about Bollywood is that there are motion pictures for all tastes, and in the event you like motion with some comedy, this can be a good choice. This movie reveals the basic dilemma of whether or not a foul individual will be good and vice versa, introducing the viewers to Bablu and Manu (each performed by SRK).

The similarity between the 2 characters produces a collection of entanglements with the police going after the legal Manu. Nonetheless, Bablu is mistaken for him and may solely be mounted by his mom and his colleague at work in a resort. This movie presents a very good dose of humor however with a bitter ending.

‘English Babu Desi Mem’ (1996)

Skilled success can also be typically a recurring theme in Indian movies, as a very good job ensures you more cash and higher social standing. Sure, it is good to have a job and a gentle earnings, however why ought to love be seen as an antagonist?

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The movie focuses on Vikram Mayur (SRK), a billionaire enterprise proprietor (as a result of they’re all the time CEOs of one thing) who returns to Mumbai to fulfill his 8-year-old nephew Nandu, son of his deceased older brother, and convey him to London. The dilemma he faces, nevertheless, emerges when he falls in love with Bijuriya (Sonali Bendre), the aunt who has raised the little boy all these years. Ought to he keep, or ought to he go? That’s one thing solely the viewers will discover out.

‘Hum Aapke Hain Koun’ (1995)

Maybe it is for a cultural motive to not categorical brazenly in households when there is a love curiosity, however positively, communication is so important in interpersonal relationships, however with out it, moviegoers would not have fascinating Bollywood tales to observe that make you snicker or cry.

This movie focuses on the couple relationships of brothers Prem (Khan) and Rajesh (Bahl) and their respective girlfriends, Nisha (Madhuri Dixit) and Pooja (Renuka Shahane). However because it occurs in life, a tragic incident exams the dedication to the household versus the sentiments for the cherished one, that’s, between responsibility and love.

‘Ram Jaane’ (1995)

Sadly, to the current day, there are nonetheless social variations between folks simply because they have been born into the best household. Although this film is an motion thriller, it options musical numbers and deep thematic content material.

Nonetheless, the plot follows Ram Jaane (SRK), an orphan who has discovered a house on the streets. In one in every of his many misdeeds as an grownup, he is despatched to a shelter the place he meets Murli (Vivek Mushram) and reconnects with Bela (Juhi Chawla), a childhood pal he was in love with. The ending is assured to be unhappy and go away a sure vacancy within the coronary heart.

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