10 Best Hindi Movies On Hotstar That You Should Watching Update 05/2022

Best Hindi Movies On Hotstar

On Hotstar, what are the best Hindi movies? There are fourteen films in this list that feature actors like Ayushmann Khurran, Neena Gupt, Danny Denzongpa, Pankaj Tripathi, Neil Nitin Mukesh, Naseeruddin Shah, Mrunal Thakur, Rajkummar Rao, Mankummar Rao, Shraddha Kapoor and Kay Kay Menon in the cast. In addition, they come from directors like Sriram Raghavan, Amit Ravindrenath Sharma, Deb Medhekar, Shanker Raman, Tabrez Noorani, Ram Madhvani, Amole Gupte, Pushan Kripalani and Anurag Kashyap.

It’s possible you’ll find more Hindi movies in the listings below. In addition to Disney+ Hotstar, we’ve put up a list of some of the best movies from a variety of different genres. The best Hindi movies on Netflix and Amazon Prime Video are also covered in related articles.

1. Badhaai Ho (2018)

Badhaai Ho (2018)

A twenty-something man (Ayushmann Khurrana) struggles to come to grips with the news that his mother (Neena Gupta) is pregnant, which also has an impact on his relationship with his girlfriend (Sanya Malhotra). Won two national awards. Watching is free.

A twenty-something man (Ayushmann Khurrana) has a difficult time adjusting to the news that his mother (Neena Gupta) is pregnant, which also has an impact on his relationship with his partner (Sanya Malhotra). Two national awards were won. Watching is free of charge.

2. Bioscopewala (2018)

“Kabuliwala,” Rabindranath Tagore’s 1892 short story about a dry fruit merchant in Afghanistan, is reworked in this film, which takes place in the 1980s in Afghanistan under the Taliban and has a traveling cinema exhibitor as the protagonist. Watching is free.

“Kabuliwala,” Rabindranath Tagore’s 1892 short story about a dry fruit merchant in Afghanistan, is reworked in this film, which takes place in the 1980s in Afghanistan under the Taliban and has a traveling cinema exhibitor as the protagonist. Watching is free.

3. Black Friday (2007)

Black Friday (2007)

Anurag Kashyap’s second directorial effort, based on S. Hussain Zaidi’s 2002 book of the same name, has been delayed for nearly two years due to an ongoing court case. The film, which charts the events of the 1993 Bombay bombings through the eyes of the police, criminals, and victims, is based on the 2002 book.

A legal case has kept Anurag Kashyap’s second directorial effort, based on S. Hussain Zaidi’s 2002 book of the same name, from being released for nearly two years. It tells the story of a 1993 bombing in Bombay from the perspectives of the police, criminals, and victims.

4. Gurgaon (2017)

Gender inequality and suburban decay are examined through the story of an unruly son of a real estate mogul (Pankaj Tripathi) who kidnaps his sister to pay off a gambling debt in this neo-noir thriller based in the titular city of Haryana. Audiences were put off by its roughness, but critics were more impressed. Watching is free.

The story of a real estate tycoon’s (Pankaj Tripathi) unruly son who kidnaps his own sister to pay off a gambling loss is the focus of this neo-noir thriller set in the titular Haryana city. Audiences were put off by its roughness, but critics were more impressed. Watching is free.

5. Johnny Gaddaar (2007)

Johnny Gaddaar (2007)

Sriram Raghavan adapted the 1963 French film Symphony pour un Massacre for this neo-noir thriller ten years before he released Andhadhun. It was with Dharmendra, Rimi Sen, Vinay Pathak, and Zakir Hussain that Neil Nitin Mukesh made his acting debut — not the tabla legend, of course.

Sriram Raghavan adapted the 1963 French film Symphony pour un Massacre for this neo-noir thriller ten years before he released Andhadhun. It was with Dharmendra, Rimi Sen, Vinay Pathak, and Zakir Hussain — not the tabla legend, of course — that Neil Nitin Mukesh made his acting debut.

6. Katha (1982)

As a modern version on the traditional tale of “The Tortoise and the Hare,” “The Chawl” stars Naseeruddin Shah and Farooq Shaikh, who play fast-talking friends who take advantage of one other, while Shah’s character is a good-natured clerk who gets taken advantage of by everyone. Sai Paranjpye, a National Award-winning director, is in charge of the project. Watching is free of charge.

A modern version on the traditional fable of “The Tortoise and the Hare,” this Bombay chawl comedy-drama stars Naseeruddin Shah as the good-natured clerk who is taken advantage of by everyone and his fast-talking companion Farooq Shaikh who convinces everyone with tall tales. Sai Paranjpye, a laureate of the National Award, directs. Watching is free of charge.

7. Love Sonia (2018)

Love Sonia (2018)

An ensemble cast that includes Manoj Bajpayee, Rajkummar Rao, Freida Pinto, Richa Chadha, Anupam Kher, Demi Moore, Mark Duplass and Adil Hussain, as well as Mrunal Thakur and Riya Sisodiya, newcomers to the film industry, play two sisters who get caught up in the dangerous world of sex trafficking in Mumbai.

An ensemble cast of Slumdog Millionaire producers, including Manoj Bajpayee, Rajkummar Rao, Richa Chadha, Anupam Kher, Demi Moore, and Adil Hussain, stars in this drama about two sisters who become entangled in Mumbai’s sex trafficking ring.

8. Neerja (2016)

Sonam Kapoor plays Neerja Bhanot, the youngest recipient of India’s highest peacetime honor Ashok Chakra, who stopped the hijacking of a Pan Am aircraft in 1986 and died while trying to save the passengers off the plane. Directed by Ram Madhvani. Watching is free of charge.

Sonam Kapoor plays Neerja Bhanot, the youngest recipient of India’s highest peacetime honor Ashok Chakra, who stopped the hijacking of a Pan Am aircraft in 1986 and died while trying to save the passengers off the plane. Directed by Ram Madhvani. Watching is free of charge.

9. Parzania (2005)

Parzania (2005)

The film tells the narrative of a Parsi family, Naseeruddin Shah and Sarika playing the parents, who anxiously search for their missing kid in the midst of the raging sectarian violence in Gujarat in 2002. It’s mostly written in English, with a few sections written in Gujarati and Hindi thrown in. Watching is free of charge.

The story of a Parsi family urgently searching for their lost kid amid the communal violence raging on the streets is set against the backdrop of the 2002 Gujarat riots and inspired by a true story. All save one chapter of the book is available in both Gujarati and Hindi. Watching is free of charge.

10. Stanley Ka Dabba (2011)

“Dabba” is Hindi meaning lunchbox, and the protagonist, Partho Gupte (Amole’s son), does not have one of his own. His cantankerous Hindi instructor (Amole), who enjoys rummaging through the lunchboxes of his other students, berates him for it. Watching is free of charge.

‘Dabba’ is Hindi for lunchbox, and the protagonist, Partho Gupte, does not have one of his own. His cantankerous Hindi teacher, Amole, enjoys going through the lunchboxes of his other students. Partho’s mother, Amole, plays the role of the teacher. Watching is free of charge.

11. Stree (2018)

Stree (2018)

Based on an urban legend from Karnataka, this Raj Nidimoru and Krishna D.K.-written comedy horror depicts a tailor who falls in love with a strange woman (Shraddha Kapoor) who disappears regularly.

Based on an urban tale from Karnataka, this Raj Nidimoru and Krishna D.K.-written comedy horror depicts a tailor who falls in love with a strange woman (Shraddha Kapoor), who disappears regularly.

12. The Threshold (2015)

She leaves her husband the day after their son’s wedding, and the dialogue that ensues is one of raw and sad reminiscences of their decades-long relationship. Pushan Kripalani, a prominent actor and cinematographer, makes his directorial debut with this film. Like Mike Leigh, Ingmar Bergman, and Before Midnight, to a lesser extent

She leaves her husband the day after their son’s wedding, and the dialogue that ensues is one of raw and sad reminiscences of their decades-long relationship. For Pushan Kripalani, this is his first time behind the camera as a director. Like Mike Leigh, Ingmar Bergman, and Before Midnight, to a lesser extent

13. Tu Hai Mera Sunday (2016)

Tu Hai Mera Sunday (2016)

While trying to locate somewhere to play football in peace in Mumbai, five thirty-something friends face off against each other in a lighthearted romantic comedy that delves into issues of gender disparity and social mores. The cast includes Barun Sobti, Shahana Goswami, Avinash Tiwary, Vishal Malhotra, Rasika Dugal, and Maanvi Gagroo.

Football is a pastime enjoyed by five 30-something pals in this light-hearted rom-com narrative, which also touches on gender boundaries and societal mores along the way. Among the cast members are Shahana Goswami, Avinash Tiwary, Rasika Dugal, and Maanvi Gagroo.

14. Ugly (2014)

Rahul Bhat and Ronit Roy star as a struggling actor and a police officer who are searching for a missing 10-year-old girl: their daughter and stepdaughter, respectively, in this thriller from writer and director Anurag Kashyap. One of Kashyap’s most popular works, while some argued that it was too predictable, lacked originality, and had unwarranted insights.

Rahul Bhat and Ronit Roy star as a struggling actor and a police officer who are searching for a missing 10-year-old girl: their daughter and stepdaughter, respectively, in this thriller from writer and director Anurag Kashyap. While many have praised this novel as one of Kashyap’s greatest, others have criticized its routineness, sloppy storytelling, and flimsy conclusions.