February 15th, 2017 | Updated on April 21st, 2023
We, human being, need action, a thrill from adrenaline. What’s wrong that after a long day at the office, if we want to watch Bollywood movies just from the comfort of our living rooms.
Here is a list of most popular Bollywood movies which you must watch.
1. 3 Idiots
In college, Farhan and Raju form a great bond with Rancho due to his refreshing outlook. Years later, a bet gives them a chance to look for their long-lost friend whose existence seems rather elusive.
Anand, a cancer patient lives his life to the fullest. He fills everyone’s life with happiness, which inspires his doctor, Bhaskar, to write a book on Anand’s life.
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3. Andaz Apna Apna
Amar and Prem belong to middle-class families but dream big. Gaiety ensues when they both vie to win over a multi-millionaire’s daughter to become her heritor.
4. Desi Boyz
Jignesh and Nikhil lose their jobs and have no option but to work as strippers to earn a livelihood. However, their act not only tests their friendship but also creates problems in their love life.
5. Dil Chahta Hai
Three friends who share a deep bond are separated due to their different approaches towards relationships. Akash goes to Australia, Sameer gets busy wooing a girl and Siddharth devotes himself to art.
6. Dil To Pagal Hai
Rahul is a dancer and the director of a dance troupe. His best friend Nisha, who is a member of his troupe, is secretly in love with him. But he gets attracted to Pooja, who is engaged to Ajay.
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Two men pretend to be a gay couple in order to secure an apartment. Both fall in love with the same girl and strive to win her heart, only to realize that she loves someone else.
8. Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu
After a drunken night in Las Vegas, Rahul, a young architect, realises that he is now married to Riana. Both mutually decide to annul the marriage, but the following few days herald many surprises.
9. English Vinglish
Housewife and caterer Shashi is usually mocked by her family for not knowing English. Her attempt to learn the language helps her rediscover herself and reassert her value as a mother and as a wife.
Hunny, Choocha, Lali and Zafar want to make easy money and approach the notorious Bholi to invest in their plan. But when they lose her money, they must come up with a plan or face the consequences.
Childhood friends Bikram and Bala grow up supporting each other and aspire to rule over the coal mafia. Their troubles begin when they both fall in love with the same girl.
12. Haathi Mere Saathi
Raju is very attached to his four elephants after they saved his life. His wife, however, fears for her child and tells him that he must make a choice between the animals and his family.
13. Hera Pheri
Two tenants and a landlord, in desperate need of money, chance upon a ransom call via a cross connection. They hatch a plan to claim the ransom for themselves.
Iqbal, a deaf and mute boy, only dreams of making it into the Indian cricket team. His status hinders his selection, and he picks a retired coach to train him, who leads him to his dream.
15. Jaane Tu… Ya Jaane Na
Romantic comedy about a peace-loving boy and a spitfire beauty, complete opposites who can’t see what their family and friends know to be true – that they’re a perfect match despite their differences.
16. Kai Po Che
Three friends start a sports shop and an academy to train budding cricketers. To realise their goals in a turbulent city, they must face religious disparities, politics, riots and earthquakes.
17. Kal Ho Naa Ho
Naina, a girl living a dreary life, finds herself a new person when Aman walks into her life. Even though she loves him, Aman claims to be a married man. He convinces Rohit, her friend, to woo her.
18. Kuch Kuch Hota Hai
Anjali is left heartbroken when her best friend and secret crush, Rahul, falls in love with Tina. Years later, Tina’s young daughter tries to fulfil her mother’s last wish of uniting Rahul and Anjali.
A family man whose everyday domestic life is turned upside down when he discovers that he has an illegitimate child from an past affair. When the boy’s mother dies he is sent to live with his father.
20. Munna Bhai MBBS
Munna is a goon who sets out to fulfil his father’s dream of becoming a doctor. With help from his sidekick Circuit, he enrols himself in medical college and drives Dr. Asthana up the wall.
Rani, a 24-year-old homely girl, decides to go on her honeymoon alone when her fiance calls off their wedding. Travelling around Europe, she finds joy, makes friends and gains new-found independence.
22. Rang De Basanti
When Sue selects a few students to portray various Indian freedom fighters in her film, she unwittingly awakens their patriotism. The emotional and mental process turns them into rebels for a cause.
23. Rock On
Four musician friends fail to make it big as a band due to a misunderstanding. Years later, they reignite their dream by forgetting their woes and embark on a journey they had left incomplete.
Jai and Veeru, two small-time crooks, are hired by Thakur Baldev Singh, a retired policeman, to help him nab Gabbar Singh, a notorious dacoit, who has spread havoc in the village of Ramgarh.
25. Student Of The Year
Abhi and Rohan meet at St. Teresa School and become good friends. Their friendship is ruined when they compete to win the title ‘Student of The Year’ and Abhi falls in love with Rohan’s girlfriend.
26. Wake Up Sid
A spoiled, selfish college student, Siddharth Mehra, learns the meaning of life from Aisha, an aspiring writer from Kolkata.
Childhood friends Bishan and Kishan are separated by Bishan’s uncle. However, Bishan helps Kishan to become a successful singer, and Kishan uses his skills to restore Bishan’s lost fortune.
28. Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani
Kabir and Naina bond during a trekking trip. Before Naina can express herself, Kabir leaves India to pursue his career. They meet again years later, but he still cherishes his dreams more than bonds.
Vijay, an inspector who is suspended from duty, sets out to find his parents’ murderers. With the help of a street-wise girl and a foe-turned-friend, he plans his revenge.
30. Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
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Friends Kabir, Imran and Arjun take a vacation in Spain before Kabir’s marriage. The trip turns into an opportunity to mend fences, heal wounds, fall in love with life and combat their worst fears.