10 Best Hindi Movies Streaming On Amazon Prime Right Now – Screen Rant

Prime Video has a wealth of Bollywood movies which range from syrupy romances and historical biopics to feel-good family dramas. Here’s what to watch.
Bollywood and Bollywood stars have been gaining global recognition of late, with brown culture and diaspora coming into focus across the board. With the release of Marvel-level movies like Brahmastra, Hindi films have gained even more popularity in the world, and are in popular demand across streaming channels.
Thankfully, Prime Video has a wealth of great Bollywood movies which range from syrupy romances and historical biopics to feel-good family dramas. These movies are a good mix for fans who are newbies to the world of Bollywood, as well as those who have tested the waters before. Dive into these best Hindi movies on Prime Video right now for great stories, stellar acting and some tunes to shimmy to.
With the rise of rap and street culture in Bombay, Gully Boy delves into the meteoric rise of Murad aka Gully Boy, and his friend MC Sher through the world of hip-hop and rap music, despite their impoverished beginnings in the slums of Dharavi, Mumbai.
A well-to-do producer, Shweta, discovers the duo through circulated videos and offers to collaborate on a new project with Murad, who works odd jobs to support his family. In spite of his father's abusive behavior and the uphill struggle of making it big in the city of dreams, Gully Boy makes it big, and his journey is truly momentous to watch. The best part? It has original hip-hop tunes which speak of real-world problems in his humble Dharavi dwelling.
Starring the biggest Bollywood star to make it in Hollywood, Priyanka Chopra, in an ensemble cast with Ranveer Singh, Anil Kapoor, Farhan Akhtar, Shefali Shah and others, Dil Dhadakne Do charts the inner turmoils of a rich family in Delhi and Mumbai. While they possess the luxuries of life, their relationships leave more to be desired.
Things come to a head when the Mehra family decides to take a luxury cruise with their closest friends, resulting in new love, the reopening of old wounds, and some laugh-out-loud comedy between the wealthy youngsters. The entire movie focuses on missed connections and familial love and is narrated by the family dog, Pluto.
Lovers of coming-of-age films would enjoy Aamir Khan-starring Dil Chahta Hai, about fresh graduates Sid, Sameer, and Akash, who grapple with the realities of adulthood and life after college. Sid falls in love with an older woman, Sameer is pushed into pursuing arranged marriage by his parents, and Akash is compelled to join a family business.
But a fateful night leads to the three falling out, and going on their own paths in different parts of the world. The movie follows these three young men and how they find happiness and each other, while dealing with love and loss.
A romance movie perfect for new Bollywood viewers, Kal Ho Naa Ho also incorporates family drama with two parallel love stories, following Naina, a young Indian woman living in New York with her family. Reeling from the loss of her father and the vitriol her grandmother spews at her mother and adoptive sister, Naina finds a ray of sunshine when she meets Aman.
Love and bliss enter her life as Aman teaches her to enjoy every moment, but a tragic twist takes their love story in an entirely different direction. For fans of comfort movies and amazing music, this is it.
Director Sanjay Leela Bhansali is famed for his biopics, which feature stunning sets and visuals, as well as larger-than-life stories of kings and queens past. Padmaavat depicts Alauddin Khilji's ruthless ambition to rule the Delhi Sultanate, and his obsession with Rani Padmavati, wife of Rajput King Ratan Singh.
With a star-studded cast that includes Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor, fans will enjoy both sublime acting and gorgeous music as Khilji orchestrates a whole battle to capture and win Rani Padmavati. The movie also offers a look into the royal customs of the Khiljis and Rajput rulers, in which jauhar (mass self-immolation) plays a big role.
Easily one of Shah Rukh Khan's best movies, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham or K3G is the perfect family movie, replete with a gloriously happy family which falls into despair due to estrangement, who is reunited by the determined youngest brother as he journeys from India to London to meet his brother again.
This movie is a delightful blend of romance between different couples, comedy by supporting characters, and time jumps which makes audiences crave more. Iconic characters and a sprawling story made sure that K3G was a cultural reset in Bollywood.
Set in the scenic Coonoor in South India, a dysfunctional family reunites from different corners of the world to attend to their ailing grandfather, who wants to take a family picture titled "Kapoor & Sons, since 1921" before he passes. Crossed wires, extramarital affairs, career ambitions and hidden sexuality plague brothers Rahul and Arjun, and their parents too.
When they fall for the same girl, tensions arise, leading to a death in the family and new twists. When everyone's secrets come out, the family is left to pick up the pieces of their torn family and start again.
This noir movie has beautiful visuals of the ocean, and it offers a look into complicated human dynamics like infidelity, debt, mental health, perceived social status and ambition. Alisha and Tia are cousins, but things get complicated when Al and Tia's fiancé, Zain, start a relationship behind their partners' backs.
Secrets, malicious intentions, and truth bombs come out as they navigate the choppy waters of their love affair, as Zain tries to keep his company, funded by his fiancé, afloat amidst bankruptcy. Shocks, twists and turns are the name of the game in Gehraiyaan.
Sports fans and first-time Bollywood viewers will love this high-stakes hockey drama, fueled by national pride and absolute girl power. The Indian girls' hockey team struggles to get recognition and even adequate funding as they go from strength to strength in international tournaments, despite having the famed Coach Kabir Khan at the helm.
The team overcomes misogyny, religious hate, bigotry and personal obstacles to reach the top of their game. Expect empowering speeches, thrilling hockey sequences, and excitement from Chak De! India.
Watch Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge for pure romance, catchy earworms, and scenic shots of Switzerland, Zurich, Punjab and London. A young Indian girl ventures out into the world for the first time, and falls in love with a boy she meets on her trip — the one whom she hated at first.
What follows is the epic saga of Raj trying to win over Simran's ultra-strict father through song, dance and cajoling, across countries. The two meet each other in secret as Simran gets set up with another man for marriage. Watch this one for a legendary climax!
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