Films from India that are actually worth watching !!

by a-r-rajib | created - 25 Aug 2011 | updated - 01 Jan 2017 | Public

Films from India were always been rubbish or BollyODDish ..but there are still some films that deserves your valuable time !!

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1. Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa (2010)

PG-13 | 157 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
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An aspiring filmmaker goes through the ups and downs of romance when he falls for a Christian woman who says she only wants to be friends.

Director: Gautham Menon | Stars: T.R. Silambarasan, Trisha Krishnan, Ganesh, Raja Krishnamoorthy

Votes: 3,952

A film very close to my heart , i saw myself on big-screen for the very first time through karthik !!

2. Earth (1998)

Unrated | 110 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.8
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71 Metascore

It's 1947 and the borderlines between India and Pakistan are being drawn. A young girl witnesses tragedy as her ayah (nanny) is caught between the love of two men and the rising tide of political and religious violence.

Director: Deepa Mehta | Stars: Aamir Khan, Nandita Das, Rahul Khanna, Maia Sethna

Votes: 6,448 | Gross: $0.53M

3. Kaminey (2009)

130 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.4
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The desperate lives of two estranged twin brothers converge over missing drugs, politics, racial prejudice, corrupt cops and an unplanned pregnancy.

Director: Vishal Bhardwaj | Stars: Shahid Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, Deb Mukherjee, Shivkumar Subramaniam

Votes: 14,217 | Gross: $1.29M

4. Dev.D (2009)

144 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.1
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After breaking up with his childhood sweetheart, a young man finds solace in drugs. Meanwhile, a teenage girl is caught in the world of prostitution. Will they be destroyed, or will they find redemption?

Director: Anurag Kashyap | Stars: Abhay Deol, Mahie Gill, Kalki Koechlin, Dibyendu Bhattacharya

Votes: 23,906 | Gross: $0.01M

stunning performance by the lead actor !!

5. Jodhaa Akbar (2008)

Not Rated | 213 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

7.6
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69 Metascore

A sixteenth century love story about a marriage of alliance that gave birth to true love between a great Mughal emperor, Akbar, and a Rajput princess, Jodha.

Director: Ashutosh Gowariker | Stars: Hrithik Roshan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Sonu Sood, Poonam Sinha

Votes: 24,247 | Gross: $3.44M

The more you say about this ....the more you left out to describe this piece of fine art !!

6. Pyaar Ka Punchnama (2011)

149 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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After falling in love, three room-mates experience changes in their lives.

Director: Luv Ranjan | Stars: Kartik Aaryan, Raayo S. Bakhirta, Ranjit Batra, Nushrat Bharucha

Votes: 15,315

For guys who have been/are in a relationship

7. Bandit Queen (1994)

119 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.6
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The movie tells the story of the bandit queen Phoolan Devi who was sent to prison in 1983 and got free in 1994. During five years she was prosecuted by the Indian police and turned into a ... See full summary »

Director: Shekhar Kapur | Stars: Seema Biswas, Nirmal Pandey, Rajesh Vivek, Raghuvir Yadav

Votes: 3,696 | Gross: $0.40M

Thrilling !! Based on a real life Bandit queen ... Bravest attempt on Indian film history !!

8. Pather Panchali (1955)

Not Rated | 125 min | Drama

8.4
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Impoverished priest Harihar Ray, dreaming of a better life for himself and his family, leaves his rural Bengal village in search of work.

Director: Satyajit Ray | Stars: Kanu Bannerjee, Karuna Bannerjee, Subir Banerjee, Chunibala Devi

Votes: 16,774 | Gross: $0.54M

9. Sabar Uparey (1955)

Mystery, Romance

8.0
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Add a Plot

Director: Agradoot | Stars: Uttam Kumar, Suchitra Sen, Kamal Mitra, Sova Sen

Votes: 52

Must be the BEST bangla film ever made !! and it's not love story *beep* ..an awesome thriller !! "Sobar uporey" indeed , which translates Above all !! :-)

10. Sonar Kella (1974)

120 min | Adventure, Family

8.4
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A young boy becomes a target for crooks, after he claims to remember his past life and mentions precious jewels in a golden fortress.

Director: Satyajit Ray | Stars: Soumitra Chatterjee, Santanu Bagchi, Ajoy Banerjee, Haradhan Bannerjee

Votes: 1,390

11. Pushpak (1987)

125 min | Comedy, Romance

8.7
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A silent movie about an unemployed young man.

Director: Sigitham Srinivasa Rao | Stars: Kamal Haasan, Amala Akkineni, Tinnu Anand, Narayana P.L.

Votes: 2,716

A silent masterpiece

12. Sarfarosh (1999)

Not Rated | 174 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.2
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After his brother is killed and father severly injured by terrorists, a young med student quits his studies to join the Indian Police Service to wipe out the terrorists.

Director: John Mathew Matthan | Stars: Naseeruddin Shah, Aamir Khan, Sonali Bendre, Mukesh Rishi

Votes: 20,141

13. Taare Zameen Par (2007)

PG | 165 min | Drama, Family

8.5
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An eight-year-old boy is thought to be a lazy trouble-maker, until the new art teacher has the patience and compassion to discover the real problem behind his struggles in school.

Directors: Aamir Khan, Amole Gupte | Stars: Darsheel Safary, Aamir Khan, Tanay Chheda, Sachet Engineer

Votes: 116,436 | Gross: $1.20M

14. Ghare-Baire (1984)

140 min | Drama

7.7
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When the movie opens, a woman is recalling the events that molded her perspective on the world. Years ago, her husband, a wealthy Western-educated landowner, challenged tradition by ... See full summary »

Director: Satyajit Ray | Stars: Soumitra Chatterjee, Victor Banerjee, Swatilekha Sengupta, Gopa Aich

Votes: 862

15. Heerak Rajar Deshe (1980)

Not Rated | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

8.8
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The musical duo of Goopi and Bagha make a comeback when they are invited to play for a king.

Director: Satyajit Ray | Stars: Soumitra Chatterjee, Utpal Dutt, Rabi Ghosh, Tapan Chatterjee

Votes: 1,489

16. Joi Baba Felunath (1979)

112 min | Family, Adventure, Crime

8.0
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This is the second film about the detective Feluda (Soumitra Chatterjee) set in the holy city of Benares, where he (along with his cousin, Topshe and friend, Lalmohan Ganguly) goes for a ... See full summary »

Director: Satyajit Ray | Stars: Soumitra Chatterjee, Parinita Banerjee, Haradhan Bannerjee, Satya Bannerjee

Votes: 1,144

17. Distant Thunder (1973)

Not Rated | 101 min | Drama

8.2
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As food shortages reach catastrophic proportions, Gangacharan attempts to preserve his privileged situation, while his generous wife, Ananga, conversely tries to help and support the community.

Director: Satyajit Ray | Stars: Soumitra Chatterjee, Bobita, Sandhya Roy, Chitra Banerjee

Votes: 957

18. Roja (1992)

137 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

8.2
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A woman from a village in Tamil Nadu marries a sophisticated city dweller and moves with him to Kashmir, where all is rosy - until he gets kidnapped by militants.

Director: Mani Ratnam | Stars: Arvind Swamy, Madhoo, Pankaj Kapur, Nassar

Votes: 8,686

19. Company (2002)

155 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.0
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A small-time gangster named Chandu teams up with Malik, a low-level enforcer for a criminal syndicate. Together they eliminate all their enemies, becoming the most feared gangsters in Mumbai.

Director: Ram Gopal Varma | Stars: Ajay Devgn, Mohanlal, Manisha Koirala, Seema Biswas

Votes: 11,778

20. Satya (1998)

Not Rated | 170 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.2
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An innocent man is embroiled in underworld after being falsely charged and sets out to punish the perpetrators who subjected his life to misery.

Director: Ram Gopal Varma | Stars: J.D. Chakravarthi, Urmila Matondkar, Paresh Rawal, Manoj Bajpayee

Votes: 10,139

21. Apaharan (2005)

173 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.4
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Story of a tumultuous and complex relationship between a father (Mohan Agashe) and son (Ajay Devgan), set against the backdrop of a thriving kidnapping industry in the Hindi heartland of Bihar.

Director: Prakash Jha | Stars: Ajay Devgn, Nana Patekar, Bipasha Basu, Ayub Khan

Votes: 3,477

22. Love Aaj Kal (2009)

128 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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An old-fashioned romantic tells his personal love story to a modern man who has just broken up with his girlfriend. Has love really ever changed?

Director: Imtiaz Ali | Stars: Saif Ali Khan, Deepika Padukone, Rishi Kapoor, Rahul Khanna

Votes: 12,618 | Gross: $2.43M

23. Ab Tak Chhappan (2004)

129 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.9
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An honest cop named Sadhu Agashe makes a name for himself by killing criminals in sting operations instead of locking them up in prison. The film follows his method of working, gives an ... See full summary »

Director: Shimit Amin | Stars: Nana Patekar, Revathy, Yashpal Sharma, Mohan Agashe

Votes: 6,184

24. Rock On!! (2008)

Not Rated | 145 min | Drama, Music

7.8
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Four friends reunite to relive their moments of glory as a rock band.

Director: Abhishek Kapoor | Stars: Arjun Rampal, Farhan Akhtar, Luke Kenny, Purab Kohli

Votes: 17,686

25. Dil Chahta Hai (2001)

Not Rated | 183 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.2
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Three inseparable childhood friends are just out of college. Nothing comes between them - until they each fall in love, and their wildly different approaches to relationships creates tension.

Director: Farhan Akhtar | Stars: Aamir Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Akshaye Khanna, Preity Zinta

Votes: 56,245 | Gross: $0.30M

26. The Namesake (2006)

PG-13 | 122 min | Drama

7.6
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82 Metascore

American-born Gogol, the son of Indian immigrants, wants to fit in among his fellow New Yorkers, despite his family's unwillingness to let go of their traditional ways.

Director: Mira Nair | Stars: Kal Penn, Irrfan Khan, Tabu, Jacinda Barrett

Votes: 17,515 | Gross: $8.66M

27. Udaan (2010)

Not Rated | 134 min | Crime, Drama

8.2
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Expelled from his school, a 16-year old boy returns home to his abusive and oppressive father.

Director: Vikramaditya Motwane | Stars: Rajat Barmecha, Sanjay Gandhi, Ronit Roy, Manjot Singh

Votes: 36,111 | Gross: $0.01M

28. Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India (2001)

PG | 224 min | Adventure, Drama, Musical

8.2
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84 Metascore

The people of a small village in Victorian India stake their future on a game of cricket against their ruthless British rulers.

Director: Ashutosh Gowariker | Stars: Aamir Khan, Raghuvir Yadav, Gracy Singh, Rachel Shelley

Votes: 84,768 | Gross: $0.07M

29. Rang De Basanti (2006)

Not Rated | 157 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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The story of six young Indians who assist an English Woman to film a documentary on the extremist freedom fighters from their past, and the events that lead them to relive the long forgotten saga of freedom.

Director: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra | Stars: Aamir Khan, Soha Ali Khan, Siddharth, Sharman Joshi

Votes: 87,511 | Gross: $2.20M

30. Shootout at Lokhandwala (2007)

122 min | Action, Biography, Crime

7.1
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An account of the gangster Mahindra Dolas and his gang, which terrorized Mumbai City, and a massive war between Mumbai Police and gangs during 16 November 1991.

Director: Apoorva Lakhia | Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Sanjay Dutt, Sunil Shetty, Arbaaz Khan

Votes: 7,636 | Gross: $0.29M

31. Water (I) (2005)

PG-13 | 117 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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77 Metascore

A thesis picture. In 1938, Gandhi's party is making inroads in women's rights. Chuyia, a child already married but living with her parents, becomes a widow. By tradition, she is ... See full summary »

Director: Deepa Mehta | Stars: Lisa Ray, John Abraham, Seema Biswas, Sarala Kariyawasam

Votes: 13,226 | Gross: $3.22M

Brave attempt !!

32. Magadheera (2009)

Not Rated | 147 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

7.7
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A bike stuntman recalls his previous life as a warrior, and pursues his love's reincarnation. A sinister figure from their shared past threatens to separate them forever.

Director: S.S. Rajamouli | Stars: Kajal Aggarwal, Dev Gill, Srihari, Sarath Babu

Votes: 13,484

The period portions will take your breath away !!

33. No One Killed Jessica (2011)

136 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.2
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A journalist, who is more of an activist teams up with the sister of a murdered model, as she gets interested in the case and wants to bring justice to her case.

Director: Raj Kumar Gupta | Stars: Rani Mukerji, Vidya Balan, Myra Karn, Neil Bhoopalam

Votes: 8,934 | Gross: $0.44M

34. Karthik Calling Karthik (2010)

135 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

7.0
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A loner, Karthik achieves success, and even wins the heart of his gorgeous co-worker, after getting early morning mysterious phone calls from someone claiming to be him.

Director: Vijay Lalwani | Stars: Siddhartha Gupta, Swapnel Desai, Farhan Akhtar, Vipin Sharma

Votes: 8,532 | Gross: $0.26M

35. Khakee (2004)

174 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

7.5
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A team of police force escorts an alleged terrorist from Chandangarh to Mumbai. However their trip turns into a deadly survival when an ex-cop tries to stop them to reach Mumbai.

Director: Rajkumar Santoshi | Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Votes: 12,656

36. Enthiran (2010)

Not Rated | 174 min | Action, Sci-Fi

7.1
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Dr. Vasi, a brilliant scientist, builds Chitti, a unique robot, who is programmed to protect mankind and also feel human emotions. Problems arise when Chitti falls in love with Dr. Vasi's girlfriend.

Director: S. Shankar | Stars: Rajinikanth, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Danny Denzongpa, Santhanam

Votes: 20,921 | Gross: $4.37M

A Rajnikanth film ...dont expect anything rather than pure senseless Rajnikanth-mania !!

37. Ghajini (2008)

183 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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A short-term memory loss patient sets out on his journey to avenge the death of his beloved girl.

Director: A.R. Murugadoss | Stars: Aamir Khan, Asin, Jiah Khan, Tinnu Anand

Votes: 46,098 | Gross: $2.43M

A plagiarized/Indianize copy of Memento ..but very well executed !!

38. Nayak: The Real Hero (2001)

187 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

7.8
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A man accepts a challenge by the chief minister of Maharashtra to run the state for one day, and makes such a success of it that soon he is embroiled in political intrigue.

Director: S. Shankar | Stars: Anil Kapoor, Rani Mukerji, Amrish Puri, Johnny Lever

Votes: 9,820

39. Vaastav: The Reality (1999)

145 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.0
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Consequences force an innocent man to get involved in crime after making an error.

Director: Mahesh Manjrekar | Stars: Sanjay Dutt, Namrata Shirodkar, Mohnish Bahl, Ekta Sohini

Votes: 9,632

40. 3 Idiots (2009)

PG-13 | 170 min | Comedy, Drama

8.4
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67 Metascore

Two friends are searching for their long lost companion. They revisit their college days and recall the memories of their friend who inspired them to think differently, even as the rest of the world called them "idiots".

Director: Rajkumar Hirani | Stars: Aamir Khan, Madhavan, Mona Singh, Sharman Joshi

Votes: 261,953 | Gross: $6.53M

41. Bombay (1995)

130 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

8.1
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A Hindu man and a Muslim woman fall in love in a small village and move to Mumbai, where they have two children. However, growing religious tensions and erupting riots threaten to tear the family apart.

Director: Mani Ratnam | Stars: Arvind Swamy, Manisha Koirala, Tinnu Anand, Akash Khurana

Votes: 8,773

42. Khiladi (1992)

157 min | Action, Musical, Mystery

7.4
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Two friends wage bets for money and fun. There comes a time where they race to win the biggest bet, for they know that their lives depend on it.

Directors: Abbas Alibhai Burmawalla, Mastan Alibhai Burmawalla | Stars: Akshay Kumar, Ayesha Jhulka, Deepak Tijori, Sabeeha

Votes: 6,152

A decent thriller

43. The Legend of Bhagat Singh (2002)

Not Rated | 155 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.1
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The story of a young revolutionary who raised an armed resistance against the British rule in India.

Director: Rajkumar Santoshi | Stars: Ajay Devgn, Sushant Singh, D. Santosh, Akhilendra Mishra

Votes: 11,343

44. Samay: When Time Strikes (2003)

136 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.9
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Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Malvika Chauhan battles time to obtain & solve the clues to solve the various murders occurring in the city.

Director: Robby Grewal | Stars: Sushmita Sen, Lucy Bartholomew, Tushar Dalvi, Jatin Karia

Votes: 1,317

45. Swades (2004)

Not Rated | 189 min | Drama

8.3
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A successful Indian scientist returns to an Indian village to take his nanny to America with him and in the process rediscovers his roots.

Director: Ashutosh Gowariker | Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Gayatri Joshi, Kishori Ballal, Smit Sheth

Votes: 67,985 | Gross: $1.22M

46. Gangs of Wasseypur (2012)

321 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.3
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89 Metascore

A clash between Sultan and Shahid Khan leads to the expulsion of Khan from Wasseypur, and ignites a deadly blood feud spanning three generations.

Director: Anurag Kashyap | Stars: Manoj Bajpayee, Richa Chadha, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Tigmanshu Dhulia

Votes: 58,053

47. English Vinglish (2012)

Not Rated | 134 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.9
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A quiet, sweet tempered housewife endures small slights from her well-educated husband and daughter every day because of her inability to speak and understand English.

Director: Gauri Shinde | Stars: Sridevi, Adil Hussain, Mehdi Nebbou, Priya Anand

Votes: 26,945 | Gross: $1.67M

48. Royal Bengal Rahasya (2011)

106 min | Thriller

7.2
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Feluda and his gang gets invited to North Bengal by a wealthy Zamindar to solve a piece of a puzzle supposedly leading to buried "treasure", but things take a turn for the unexpected with a... See full summary »

Director: Sandip Ray | Stars: Sabyasachi Chakraborty, Saheb Bhattacharjee, Bibhu Bhattacharya, Basudeb Mukherji

Votes: 868

49. Kahaani (2012)

Not Rated | 122 min | Mystery, Thriller

8.2
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A pregnant woman's search for her missing husband takes her from London to Kolkata, but everyone she questions denies having ever met him.

Director: Sujoy Ghosh | Stars: Vidya Balan, Parambrata Chatterjee, Dhritiman Chatterjee, Saswata Chatterjee

Votes: 46,926 | Gross: $1.04M

50. Abar Byomkesh (2012)

102 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.9
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On vacation in the foothills of Himalayas with his wife, Satyabati, and his best friend, Ajit, private investigator Byomkesh gets embroiled in a simple photograph theft, which is quickly followed by a gruesome murder.

Director: Anjan Dutt | Stars: Abir Chatterjee, Saswata Chatterjee, Usashi Chakraborty, Koushik Sen

Votes: 589

51. Byomkesh Bakshi (2010)

136 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.3
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Byomkesh Bakshi is a Bengali Detective who is called upon for a spine-chilling case with his assistant cum friend Ajit.

Director: Anjan Dutt | Stars: Abir Chatterjee, Saswata Chatterjee, Arindol Bagchi, Dhrubajyoti Bhowmick

Votes: 660

52. Gorosthane Sabdhan (2010)

100 min | Mystery

6.8
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A sudden violent storm takes Kolkata by sutprise. It also Narendra Nath Biswas injured, hit by a falling tree in the Park Street Cemetery. ... or was it the work of some unknown assailant? ... See full summary »

Director: Sandip Ray | Stars: Sabyasachi Chakraborty, Saheb Bhattacharjee, Bibhu Bhattacharya, Anjan Adhya

Votes: 389

53. Kailashey Kelenkari (2007)

Thriller

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Detective Feluda, with the help of his nephew Topshe and the writer Jatayu, investigates smuggling and illegal trading in ancient sculptures across India.

Director: Sandip Ray | Stars: Sabyasachi Chakraborty, Parambrata Chatterjee, Bibhu Bhattacharya, Tom Alter

Votes: 444

54. Bombaiyer Bombete (2003)

100 min | Adventure, Crime, Family

7.2
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Lalmohan Ganguly's Book Bombaiyer Bombete is made into a Hindi feature film. Thus Feluda, Lalmohanbabu and Topshe goes to Mumbai. Soon a murder takes place in Mumbai. Can Feluda solve the ... See full summary »

Director: Sandip Ray | Stars: Sabyasachi Chakraborty, Parambrata Chatterjee, Bibhu Bhattacharya, Masood Akhtar

Votes: 512

55. Baksha Rahasya (1996)

197 min | Adventure

7.1
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Famous Bengali private investigator Pradosh C. Mitter (Feluda) is hired by wealthy businessman Dinnanath Lahiri. His suitcase has been accidentally exchanged with someone on the Kalka Mail.... See full summary »

Director: Sandip Ray | Stars: Sabyasachi Chakraborty, Rabi Ghosh, Saswata Chatterjee, Ajit Banerjee

Votes: 353

56. Bhooter Bhabishyat (2012)

123 min | Comedy, Fantasy

8.1
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A rib-tickling comedy about a group of spirits who, in their various idiosyncrasies, try and save their only haunt, their resting place, when some unscrupulous builders try and break it down to build a modern monstrosity.

Director: Anik Datta | Stars: Swastika Mukherjee, Parambrata Chatterjee, Sabyasachi Chakraborty, Samadarshi Dutta

Votes: 2,471

57. Aparajita Tumi (2012)

130 min | Drama

6.1
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This film explores the depths of what, on the surface, seems to be a picture-perfect family of Indians in America.

Director: Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury | Stars: Gregory Anderson, Arianna Arias, Prasenjit Chatterjee, Soumitra Chatterjee

Votes: 184

58. Baishe Srabon (2011)

120 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.1
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An ex-cop is hired to track down a serial killer who carries out his killings according to Bengali poetry.

Director: Srijit Mukherji | Stars: Prasenjit Chatterjee, Parambrata Chatterjee, Raima Sen, Abir Chatterjee

Votes: 2,934

59. Dutta Vs. Dutta (2012)

124 min | Drama

6.8
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Biren Dutta is a lawyer. He is unsuccessful in his career and does not have any client. His wife is an alcoholic.The couple has one son and one daughter. Biren Dutta has an extra-marital affair with his only client.

Director: Anjan Dutt | Stars: Ranodeep Bose, Arpita Pal, Rupa Ganguly, Rita Koiral

Votes: 315

60. Schatten der Zeit (2004)

122 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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Ravi has settled in his dreary fate as indented boy-laborer in a textile plant outside Calcutta, making sure he earns and saves more then other boys to buy his release. Yet when young, ... See full summary »

Director: Florian Gallenberger | Stars: Tannishtha Chatterjee, Prashant Narayanan, Tillotama Shome, Irrfan Khan

Votes: 974

61. Mishawr Rawhoshyo (2013)

Unrated | 148 min | Thriller

6.2
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Mishawr Rohoshyo, a thriller, is The Egyptian Mystery to be solved by detective Raja Roy Chowdhury to unearth an Egyptian fortune. The all's-not-well quest takes Kakababu and Santu into a ... See full summary »

Director: Srijit Mukherji | Stars: Prasenjit Chatterjee, Indraneil Sengupta, Rajit Kapoor, Aryann Bhowmick

Votes: 1,144

62. Hemlock Society (2012)

135 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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The plot revolves around a man who runs a school called "Hemlock Society" which teaches aspirants how to successfully commit suicide. He develops a bond with one of its students, Meghna (... See full summary »

Director: Srijit Mukherji | Stars: Koyel Mallick, Parambrata Chatterjee, Rupa Ganguly, Dipankar Dey

Votes: 1,922

63. Maach Mishti & More (2013)

105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.6
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"A love letter to Calcutta," declares Mainak. "It's about a typical Bengali family of dadu (grandfather), parents and three brothers and their love interests. Then there's the Marwari ... See full summary »

Director: Mainak Bhaumik | Stars: Swastika Mukherjee, Shauvik Kundagrami, Parambrata Chatterjee, Raima Sen

Votes: 441

64. Ship of Theseus (2012)

140 min | Drama

8.1
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The film explores questions of identity, justice, beauty, meaning and death through an experimental photographer, an ailing monk and a young stockbroker.

Director: Anand Gandhi | Stars: Aida Elkashef, Yogesh Shah, Faraz Khan, Hannan Youssef

Votes: 4,955

65. Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (2013)

Not Rated | 186 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

8.3
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The truth behind the ascension of Milkha "The Flying Sikh" Singh who was scarred because of the India-Pakistan partition.

Director: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra | Stars: Farhan Akhtar, Sonam Kapoor, Pavan Malhotra, Art Malik

Votes: 49,257 | Gross: $1.63M

66. Madras Cafe (2013)

Not Rated | 130 min | Action, Drama, History

7.7
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An Indian intelligence agent journeys to a war-torn coastal island to break a resolute rebel group and meets a passionate journalist.

Director: Shoojit Sircar | Stars: John Abraham, Nargis Fakhri, Raashi Khanna, Avijit Dutt

Votes: 18,991

67. The Lunchbox (2013)

PG | 104 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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76 Metascore

A mistaken delivery in Mumbai's famously efficient lunchbox delivery system connects a young housewife to an older man in the dusk of his life as they build a fantasy world together through notes in the lunchbox.

Director: Ritesh Batra | Stars: Irrfan Khan, Nimrat Kaur, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Lillete Dubey

Votes: 38,337 | Gross: $4.23M

68. Shuddh Desi Romance (2013)

Not Rated | 141 min | Drama, Romance

5.8
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A romantic comedy which tells the journey of three restless young people who junk society's syllabus for finding love and decide to follow their heart.

Director: Maneesh Sharma | Stars: Sushant Singh Rajput, Parineeti Chopra, Rishi Kapoor, Vaani Kapoor

Votes: 5,263

69. Omkara (2006)

155 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.1
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A politically-minded enforcer's misguided trust in his lieutenant leads him to suspect his wife of infidelity in this adaptation of Shakespeare's 'Othello'.

Director: Vishal Bhardwaj | Stars: Ajay Devgn, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Konkona Sen Sharma

Votes: 15,499 | Gross: $0.79M

70. Aadukalam (2011)

160 min | Action, Drama, Romance

8.0
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In a village in South India, rearing roosters, maintaining them and using them for fights are a way of life and a matter of honor and lifeline to many people.

Director: Vetrimaaran | Stars: Dhanush, Tapsee Pannu, Jayabalan, Kishore Kumar G.

Votes: 3,270

71. Maryan (2013)

150 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.3
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A contract worker in Sudan is abducted by mercenaries and his lover in India awaits his return.

Director: Ganapathy Bharat | Stars: Dhanush, Parvathy, Salim Kumar, Appukutty

Votes: 2,232

72. Raanjhanaa (2013)

Not Rated | 140 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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Kundan, the son of a Hindu pundit, discovers that his childhood sweetheart Zoya loves city-bred Akram and wants to marry him. However, he persistently seeks to win her heart.

Director: Anand L. Rai | Stars: Dhanush, Sonam Kapoor, Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub, Swara Bhaskar

Votes: 24,372 | Gross: $0.88M

73. Lootera (I) (2013)

Not Rated | 136 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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An aristocrat's daughter falls in love with a visiting archaeologist, but he holds a secret that could drive them apart.

Director: Vikramaditya Motwane | Stars: Ranveer Singh, Sonakshi Sinha, Barun Chanda, Adil Hussain

Votes: 12,126 | Gross: $0.38M

74. Kai po che! (2013)

Not Rated | 120 min | Drama, Sport

7.6
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40 Metascore

Three friends growing up in India at the turn of the millennium set out to open a training academy to produce the country's next cricket stars.

Director: Abhishek Kapoor | Stars: Amit Sadh, Sushant Singh Rajput, Rajkummar Rao, Amrita Puri

Votes: 22,432 | Gross: $1.12M

75. Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye! (2008)

125 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.8
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A burglar reflects on his life and loves; while the media speculates how he managed to pull off so many heists.

Director: Dibakar Banerjee | Stars: Abhay Deol, Paresh Rawal, Neetu Chandra, Archana Puran Singh

Votes: 13,147 | Gross: $0.08M

76. Nobel Chor (2011)

100 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

6.7
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The Nobel Medal of great Indian Poet Rabindra Nath Tagore was stolen in 2004 and it was never found. This film is a fictional account of what might have happened to the medal. A poor farmer... See full summary »

Director: Suman Ghosh | Stars: Mithun Chakraborty, Soma Chakraborty, Saswata Chatterjee, Soumitra Chatterjee

Votes: 143

77. PK (2014)

153 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.2
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A stranger in the city asks questions no one has asked before. His childlike curiosity will take him on a journey of love, laughter, and letting go.

Director: Rajkumar Hirani | Stars: Aamir Khan, Anushka Sharma Kohli, Sanjay Dutt, Boman Irani

Votes: 117,314 | Gross: $10.62M

78. Shabdo (2012)

100 min | Drama

8.0
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Tarak is a professional foley artist whose obsession with creating sound effects for films makes him oblivious to all the talking around him. As his family and friends struggle to cope up ... See full summary »

Director: Kaushik Ganguly | Stars: Ritwick Chakraborty, Raima Sen, Churni Ganguly, Srijit Mukherji

Votes: 777

79. Charulata (1964)

Not Rated | 117 min | Drama, Romance

8.3
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The lonely wife of a newspaper editor falls in love with her visiting cousin-in-law, who shares her love for literature.

Director: Satyajit Ray | Stars: Soumitra Chatterjee, Madhabi Mukherjee, Shailen Mukherjee, Shyamal Ghoshal

Votes: 3,846 | Gross: $0.08M

80. Noukadubi (2011)

135 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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Months after an accident following his marriage, a husband finds that the veiled woman he brought home is not his wife.

Director: Rituparno Ghosh | Stars: Jishu Sengupta, Riya Sen, Raima Sen, Prasenjit Chatterjee

Votes: 524

81. Mickey Virus (2013)

135 min | Comedy, Thriller

6.1
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When Delhi Police comes across an unusual case revolving around hacking they seek help of an expert who thinks like them only to come across a lazy hacker Mickey Arora.

Director: Saurabh Varma | Stars: Manish Paul, Dean Alexandrou, Elli Avrram, Varun Badola

Votes: 2,277

82. Paan Singh Tomar (2012)

Not Rated | 135 min | Action, Biography, Crime

8.2
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The story of Paan Singh Tomar, an Indian athlete and seven-time national steeplechase champion who becomes one of the most feared dacoits in Chambal Valley after his retirement.

Director: Tigmanshu Dhulia | Stars: Irrfan Khan, Ravi Bhushan Bhartiya, Hemendra Dandotiya, Mahie Gill

Votes: 26,817 | Gross: $0.04M

83. 24: India (2013– )

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.3
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This thriller series focuses on an anti-terrorist unit agent named Jai Singh Rathod who has twenty-four hours to save the country from a major terrorist attack.

Stars: Anil Kapoor, Neil Bhoopalam, Raaghav Chanana, Anita Raj

Votes: 2,207

84. Jaatishwar (2014)

150 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.0
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The life and notable works of Anthony Firingee a 19th century Bengali language folk poet of Portuguese origin.The time frame of the storyline jumps between two different time periods-19th century and the present day.

Director: Srijit Mukherji | Stars: Prasenjit Chatterjee, Jishu Sengupta, Swastika Mukherjee, Mamata Shankar

Votes: 1,750

85. Queen (2013)

Not Rated | 146 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

8.3
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A Delhi girl from a traditional family sets out on a solo honeymoon after her marriage gets cancelled.

Director: Vikas Bahl | Stars: Kangana Ranaut, Rajkummar Rao, Lisa Haydon, Jeffrey Ho

Votes: 49,893 | Gross: $1.43M

86. Take One (2014)

97 min | Drama, Family

5.1
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An Indian Actress Doel Mitra, shoots to overnight infamity igniting the wrath of conservative indian society when a bold sex-scene from one of her foreign films is leaked on the internet, ... See full summary »

Director: Mainak Bhaumik | Stars: Swastika Mukherjee, Rahul Banerjee, Vikramjit Chaudhury, Anwesha Mukherjee

Votes: 140

87. 2 States (2014)

Not Rated | 149 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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This movie chronicles how Chetan met his wife and the difficulties they faced due to their cultural differences.

Director: Abhishek Varman | Stars: Arjun Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Amrita Singh, Revathy

Votes: 20,386 | Gross: $2.22M

88. Charuulata 2011 (2012)

130 min | Drama

6.2
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Chaiti is a young beautiful woman and wife of newspaper editor Bikramjit. Bikramjit is a workaholic and always stay busy with his editorial works. In spite of being a highly educated woman,... See full summary »

Director: Agnidev Chatterjee | Stars: Rituparna Sengupta, Arjun Chakraborty, Dibyendu Mukherjee, Koushik Sen

Votes: 74

89. Kannathil Muthamittal (2002)

Not Rated | 123 min | Drama, War

8.5
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A little girl is told by her parents that she is adopted. Determined to find her birth mother, she begs to be taken to Sri Lanka, where her mother works with a militant group of activists.

Director: Mani Ratnam | Stars: Madhavan, Simran, Keerthana Parthiepan, Nandita Das

Votes: 5,356

90. Special 26 (2013)

Not Rated | 144 min | Crime, Thriller

8.0
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A gang of con-men rob prominent rich businessmen and politicians by posing as C.B.I and income tax officers.

Director: Neeraj Pandey | Stars: Akshay Kumar, Anupam Kher, Manoj Bajpayee, Jimmy Shergill

Votes: 40,602 | Gross: $1.08M

91. Satyamev Jayate (2012– )

TV-14 | 65 min | Documentary, Talk-Show

9.2
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Aamir Khan hosts and produces this documentary/talk-show that explores the social issues effecting modern India.

Stars: Aamir Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Parineeti Chopra, Deepika Padukone

Votes: 4,508

92. Laptop (2012)

120 min | Drama

7.0
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People in primitive times connected through people. And then there was a time when people wrote letters to connect, and letters took long to arrive. With advancement in technology, snail ... See full summary »

Director: Kaushik Ganguly | Stars: Aparajita Adhya, Anjana Basu, Rahul Bose, Gaurav Chakrabarty

Votes: 186

93. Vicky Donor (2012)

Not Rated | 126 min | Comedy, Romance

7.8
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A man is brought in by an infertility doctor to supply him with his sperm, where he becomes the biggest sperm donor for his clinic.

Director: Shoojit Sircar | Stars: Ayushmann Khurrana, Yami Gautam, Annu Kapoor, Dolly Ahluwalia

Votes: 31,861 | Gross: $0.17M

94. Talvar (2015)

Not Rated | 132 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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An experienced investigator confronts several conflicting theories about the perpetrators of a violent double homicide.

Director: Meghna Gulzar | Stars: Irrfan Khan, Konkona Sen Sharma, Neeraj Kabi, Sohum Shah

Votes: 21,033 | Gross: $0.34M

95. M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story (2016)

184 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.8
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The untold story of Mahendra Singh Dhoni's journey from ticket collector to trophy collector - the world-cup-winning captain of the Indian Cricket Team.

Director: Neeraj Pandey | Stars: Disha Patani, Anupam Kher, Sushant Singh Rajput, Bhoomika Chawla

Votes: 24,625 | Gross: $1.78M

96. Pink (III) (2016)

Not Rated | 136 min | Drama

8.2
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When three young women are implicated in a crime, a retired lawyer steps forward to help them clear their names.

Director: Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury | Stars: Tapsee Pannu, Kirti Kulhari, Andrea Tariang, Amitabh Bachchan

Votes: 26,683

97. Aligarh (2015)

Not Rated | 114 min | Biography, Drama

7.8
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A true story of Dr. Shrinivas Ramchandra Siras, who was suspended from his job because of his sexual orientation.

Director: Hansal Mehta | Stars: Sukhesh Arora, Manoj Bajpayee, Balaji Gauri, Sumit Gulati

Votes: 3,866

98. Te3n (2016)

136 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.3
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A grandfather, a priest, and a police officer investigate the case of a kidnapped child.

Director: Ribhu Dasgupta | Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Vidya Balan, Mukesh Chhabra

Votes: 8,504 | Gross: $0.26M

99. Titli (2014)

Not Rated | 116 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

7.6
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Titli, the youngest member of a car-jacking brotherhood wants to escape the family business. He and his wife form a pact to set free from their family roots. But is escape possible?

Director: Kanu Behl | Stars: Shashank Arora, Ranvir Shorey, Shivani Raghuvanshi, Amit Sial

Votes: 2,949

100. Belaseshe (2015)

141 min | Drama, Family

8.5
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A story of relationships that explores the intricacies of the married life, of life-long companionship, of promises and expectations and love.

Directors: Shibprasad Mukhopadhyay, Nandita Roy | Stars: Soumitra Chatterjee, Swatilekha Sengupta, Rituparna Sengupta, Aparajita Adhya

Votes: 1,345