8 Can’t-miss Bollywood movies on Netflix

Did you know that Netflix has a thriving collection of Bollywood movies to enjoy? It’s time to embrace the fiery spirit, pounding rhythms, and flashy colors of Bollywood from the comfort of your own couch. Not sure where to start? Try these classics on for size!

Chopsticks

This feel-good Hindi romp stars Mithila Palkar and Abhay Deol. Deep in the shady underbelly of Mumbai, a conman by the name of Artist must help Nirma, a shy young girl. Retrieve her precious car. On the hunt for its return, they begin to understand how well their mismatched personalities work together. 

Lust Stories

This Netflix original Hindi movie lifts the curtain on loss, lust, love, and taboo relationships through four unique stories. A host of stars grace the cast, from Sanjay Kapoor to Neha Dhupia, Radhika Apte, Manisha Koirala, and Vicky Kaushal

Soni

This critically acclaimed movie, another Netflix Hindi original, focuses on the life of a young policewoman in Delhi. She and her superintendent try to stem the tide on violent crimes against young women in the city. But an unfair allegation of misconduct, a problematic estranged husband, and a lot of woes land on her lap. Let us know if you spot the smart use of free stock video of Delhi in this one!

Guilty

It’s time to cling to the edge of your seat in this psychological thriller. A once tight-knit community of college students is torn apart when one of them is accused of rape. Refusing to believe their friend could commit such a heinous act, they band together to solve it- but his girlfriend starts recalling disturbing details about the incident instead.

Bulbul

Slow-burning revenge powers this movie. Former child bride Bulbul, played by Tripti Dimri, forges a bond with her husband’s youngest brother, played by Avinash Tiwary. A fit of jealousy leaves her incapacitated, and she is murdered by another of her husband’s brothers. That’s not the end of the tale, however. Bulbul returns as a confident, powerful figure to take her revenge on those who hurt women and children. 

Kaali Kuuhi

Another chilling Netflix original horror set in a haunted village. A young girl has to face off against the spirits of vengeance that curse her village. Raising key themes of female infanticide and other dark matters, the girl has to fight to keep her family safe.

Choked: Paisa Bolta Hai

Who hasn’t dreamed of a magic pipeline to cash? When the kitchen sink in their home turns into a fountain of money, a low-income family of three in Mumbai take matters into their own hands. Slyly swapping the bundles for legitimate cash through her role as a teller, Sarita Pillai hopes for the future. However, democratization is just around the corner, and the scheme soon falls apart. 

Skater Girl

Tragic and heartwarming in one, a young woman from rural Rajasthan uncovers her passion for skateboarding. Fighting all the odds- and social norms- to achieve her dreams, it’s a powerful and uplifting movie.

And there you have it! Make sure to check out these 8 can’t-miss Bollywood movies on Netflix today.


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