Movies about India

List of the best movies about India, selected by visitors to our site: Extraction, The Secret Garden, Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior, Baaghi 3, Angrezi Medium, Hotel Mumbai, Kesari, After the Wedding, Uri: The Surgical Strike, Fidelity
In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.
Extraction (2020)
Mark5 (imdb: 6.7)
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUSA
CharactersTough guys, Criminals, Teens
PlaceIndia, Prison, Jungle
StyleAction, Exciting, Disturbing, Netflix

Tyler Rake, a fearless mercenary who offers his services on the black market, embarks on a dangerous mission when he is hired to rescue the kidnapped son of a Mumbai crime lord.

The Secret Garden (2020)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA, China
CharactersFamily
PlotMystery
PlaceIndia
StyleTouching

Mary Lennox is born in India to wealthy British parents who never wanted her. When her parents suddenly die, she is sent back to England to live with her uncle. She meets her sickly cousin, and the two children find a wondrous secret garden lost in the grounds of Misselthwaite Manor.

Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior (2020)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, drama, military, biography, history
CountryIndia
CharactersWarriors, Military, Kings, Emperors
PlotDeath, On real events
PlaceIndia

When Aurangzeb recruits his trusted soldier Udaybhan to control the Kondhana fort, Shivaji's military leader Tanhaji Malusare and his army of Maratha warriors set out to recapture the fortress.

Baaghi 3 (2020)
Markimdb: 2.1
Genreaction, melodrama
CountryIndia
CharactersTough guys, Military
PlotMartial Arts
PlaceIndia
StyleAction, Exciting, Tense, Disturbing, Fascinating

A man embarks on a bloody rampage to save his kidnapped brother.

Angrezi Medium (2020)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryIndia
CharactersFamily, Poor
PlotDreams
PlaceIndia
StyleTouching, Light, Cute

When his daughter decides to further her studies in London, a hardworking Haryanvi businessman does everything in power to make her dreams come true.

Hotel Mumbai (2019)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.6)
Genrethriller, drama, history
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration01:51
CharactersCriminals, Businessmen, Cooks, Terrorists, Reporters, Special Forces
PlotSurvival, Hostage, On real events
PlaceIndia, Hotels, Australia
StyleTense, Disturbing

Mumbai, India, November 26, 2008. While several terrorists spread hatred and death through the city, others attack the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel. Both hotel staff and guests risk their lives, making unthinkable sacrifices to protect themselves and keep everyone safe while help arrives.

Kesari (2019)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genreaction, drama
CountryIndia
Duration03:05
CharactersSoldier, Kings, Military
PlotWar
PlaceIndia

In 1897, an army of 21 Sikhs battles 10,000 Afghans to prevent the Saragarhi Fort from being taken down.

After the Wedding (2019)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.3)
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:07
PlaceIndia, New York, USA
StyleTouching

Seeking funds for her orphanage in India, Isabelle travels to New York to meet Theresa, a wealthy benefactor. An invitation to attend a wedding ignites a series of events in which the past collides with the present while mysteries unravel.

Uri: The Surgical Strike (2019)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 8.2)
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryIndia
Duration02:24
CharactersMilitary, Special Forces, Terrorists, Soldier
PlaceIndia

Following the roguish terrorist attacks at Uri Army Base camp in Kashmir, India takes the fight to the enemy, in its most successful covert operation till date with one and only one objective of avenging their fallen heroes.

Fidelity (2019)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.3)
Genredrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:40
CharactersDoctors, Family, Friends, Actors, Girlfriends
PlotLove, Relationship, Fidelity, Rivalry
PlaceRussia, India, Asia
StyleExciting

Lena is a talented midwife and gynaecologist, her husband Serezha is an actor at a provincial drama theatre. They are close and gentle with each other, but there is no sex. Lena suspects that Serezha has an affair, but she worries quietly and does not reveal her jealousy. Instead of sorting out her relationship with her husband, Lena starts to betray him with chance acquaintances. Gradually Lena’s parallel life gets out of control and changes her original life.

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The Death of Superman (2019)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantastic, action, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:40
CharactersSuperhero, Dogs, Aliens, Scientists, Tough guys, Warriors, Journalists, Photographers, Bears, Giants, Monsters
PlotSurvival, Martial Arts, Investigation, Death
PlaceUSA, Space, Submarines, Spaceships, India
StyleUnexpected ending

When a hulking monster arrives on Earth and begins a mindless rampage, the Justice League is quickly called in to stop it. But it soon becomes apparent that only Superman can stand against the monstrosity.

Kaappaan (2019)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller
CountryIndia
PlotSkirmishes, Fight
PlaceIndia
StyleExciting, Disturbing

A Special Protection Group officer has to identify the threat to the prime minister, who he is protecting, and also the nation.

Prassthanam (2019)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, drama
CountryIndia
PlotRivalry
PlaceIndia
StyleExciting

A rural politician marries a widow with kids and gains a respectable position and trusts his stepson more than his own in political matters; thus upsetting his son beyond limits.

Chhichhore (2019)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrecomedy, drama, sport
CountryIndia
CharactersFriends
PlaceIndia
StyleTouching

Following a group of friends from university as they progress into middle-age life and go their own separate ways.

Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy (2019)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genreaction, drama, military, biography, history
CountryIndia
PlotRivalry
PlaceIndia, Asia
StyleExciting

10 years before the sepoy mutiny, Syeraa Uyyalawada Narasimha Reddy, the unsung hero of Kurnool, Rayalaseema was the first Indian freedom fighter to start a rebellion against the British East India Company in the year 1846.

Avane Srimannarayana (2019)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genreaction, comedy, adventure, western, detective
CountryIndia
PlotRivalry
PlaceIndia, Asia
StyleExciting

In the pursuit of solving an ancient mystery of Amaravati, Narayana, a corrupt cop must battle the dangerous clan of dacoits and it's fierce leader.

Motichoor Chaknachoor (2019)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryIndia
PlotLove
PlaceIndia
StyleRomantic

A woman whose single purpose in life is to marry a foreign-settled groom decides to marry a 36-year-old Dubai-returned professional who is desperate for a bride.

Vinaya Vidheya Rama (2019)
Markimdb: 3.3
Genreaction
CountryIndia
PlotRevenge, Death, Chase, Justice
PlaceIndia
StyleAction, Exciting, Tense, Fascinating, Makes me think

Ram is one among the five orphaned boys in Visakhapatnam, adopted by a doctor who ensures them a roof to live under, with dignity. Ram goes to any extent to protect his family and he's a handful for the baddie to handle in a time of crisis. How does Ram protect his family when they need him the most?

The Man Who Feels No Pain (2019)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genreaction, comedy
CountryIndia
PlotRivalry
PlaceIndia, Asia
StyleExciting

Leveraging his ability to withstand pain, a young man trains to follow in the footsteps of his martial arts hero.

Dabangg 3 (2019)
Markimdb: 3.2
Genreaction, comedy
CountryIndia
PlotRivalry
PlaceIndia, Asia

Chulbul this time has to take on a criminal named Balli Singh, who has disrupted other people's lives with his annoying antics.

Kalank (2019)
Markimdb: 3.6
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryIndia
CharactersTerminally ill, Courtesans
PlotCancer, Love, Mystery
PlaceIndia, Trains

Set in 1945, in Pre-Independent India, the elite, opulent and solemn world of the Chaudhry family, and the wild, mysterious and musical underbelly of the town, Hira Mandi, clash when Roop Chaudhry encounters Zafar, a daredevil from Hira Mandi, unleashing deep-buried truths, secrets of betrayal and affairs that threaten to bring both worlds crashing down.

Padmaavat (2018)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 7)
Genremelodrama, drama, military, history
CountryIndia
Duration03:09
CharactersKings, Elephants
PlotWar, Obsession
PlaceIndia
StyleFor girls

Rani Padmavati - the wife of Maharawal Ratan Singh, is known for her beauty and valour in 13th century India. She captures the fancy of the reigning Sultan of Delhi, the tyrant Alauddin Khilji, who becomes obsessed with her and goes to great lengths to fulfill his greed.

Pari (2018)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrehorror, thriller, melodrama
CountryIndia
Duration01:37
PlotSupernatural
PlaceIndia

Arnab tries to help Ruksahana, who is found under mysterious circumstances in a house. He lets her stay at his home until he discovers something strange about her.

Padman (2018)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.9)
Genrecomedy, biography
CountryIndia
Duration02:30
CharactersBusinessmen
PlotOn real events
PlaceIndia

Concerned about his wife Gayatri's menstrual hygiene, Lakshmikant Chauhan urges her to ditch the cloth and opt for sanitary napkins. Gayatri is reluctant to go for disposable pads as they are expensive. Lakshmi obsessing over a 'ladies problem' makes her cringe but he insists on bringing upon a change by addressing the taboo topic. Subjected to hostility for ruffling the religious and age-old beliefs of people around, can the man brave the resistance and get his point across?

Sanju (2018)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, biography
CountryIndia
Duration03:04
CharactersActors, Criminals
PlaceIndia
StyleMakes me think

Sanju explores some of the most crucial chapters from movie star Sanjay Dutt’s dramatic and controversial real life. It gives a lowdown on his tryst with drugs and his trials and tribulations in the Arms Acts case and the 1993 Mumbai blasts.

Tumbbad (2018)
Mark6 (imdb: 8.3)
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryIndia, Sweden
Duration02:27
CharactersGods
PlotTreasures
PlaceIndia, Village
StyleDisturbing

India, 1918. On the outskirts of Tumbbad, a cursed village where it always rains, Vinayak, along with his mother and his brother, care of a mysterious old woman who keeps the secret of an ancestral treasure that Vinayak gets obsessed with.

Zero (2018)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryIndia
Duration03:14
PlotLove
PlaceIndia
StyleInspirational

Short in stature but big on love, a bachelor meets two very different women who broaden his horizons and help him find purpose in life.

Darkness Visible (2018)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom, India, USA
CharactersWitch
PlotMissing people
PlaceIndia, Psychiatric hospitals

London-raised Ronnie returns to his home in India to discover his mother Suleka has died in mysterious circumstances. As he uncovers a series of similar past murders, Ronnie's own inner-darkness come to light.

Mrs Wilson (2018)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 7.5)
Genredrama, detective, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration00:40
CharactersFamily, Spy
PlotRelationship, On real events
PlaceIndia
TimeCold War

After the sudden death of ex-Secret Intelligence Service man Alexander, his wife Alison investigates when mysteries from her husband's past come knocking.

Matangi / Maya / M.I.A. (2018)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 7.6)
Genredocumentary, music, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Sri Lanka
Duration02:18
CharactersPoor, Celebrities, Cats, Journalists, Psychologists, Turtles
PlotSuccess, On real events, Love, Motorcycles
PlaceGhetto, Sea, Aircraft, India, Beach
TimeNew Year

Drawn from a never before seen cache of personal footage spanning decades, this is an intimate portrait of the Sri Lankan artist and musician who continues to shatter conventions.

Hichki (2018)
Mark9.8 (imdb: 7.5)
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryIndia
Duration02:23
CharactersTeachers, Strong women, Difficult teens
PlaceSchool, India
StyleCute, Fascinating, Touching

Hichki is a story about a woman who turns her most daunting weakness into her biggest strength. Naina Mathur (Rani Mukerji) is an aspiring teacher who suffers from Tourette Syndrome. After several interviews and numerous rejections, she lands her dream job as a full-time teacher in one of the most elite schools in the city. However, she soon realises that the class she has been assigned comprises of defiant and impish students who can't seem to keep out of trouble. Despite a few initial hiccups, Naina must do whatever she can to ensure that her students realise their true potential, and defy all the odds against them.

Helicopter Eela (2018)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryIndia
PlaceIndia, Asia

Eela, an aspiring playback singer, and single mother has given up all her dreams to raise her only son, who backlashes her for invading his privacy.

Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran (2018)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, drama, history
CountryIndia
CharactersCIA
PlotWeapon, Chase, Boxing
PlaceIndia

A look at India's second confidential nuclear test series at Pokhran lead by Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, during the time of PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee's tenure.

Batti Gul Meter Chalu (2018)
Markimdb: 6
Genredrama
CountryIndia
PlaceUSSR, India

The life of three friends takes a tragic turn due to an inflated electricity bill, which leads to a courtroom drama and social awakening.

Lust Stories (2018)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, thriller, melodrama, drama
CountryIndia
CharactersFamily
PlotRevenge, Rivalry, Death
PlaceIndia, College
StyleAction, Touching, Soulful, Light, Fascinating

An anthology of four stories that sheds light on modern relationships from the viewpoint of the Indian woman.

Ratsasan (2018)
Markimdb: 8.7
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryIndia
CharactersSerial killers
PlotIntrigue
PlaceIndia
StyleAction

A serial killer is murdering school girls, and a newbie cop has to track him down before the victim count increases.

Rangasthalam (2018)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genreaction, drama
CountryIndia
PlotRivalry
PlaceIndia, Asia
StyleExciting

Chitti Babu begins to suspect his elder brother's life is in danger after they team up to lock horns with their village president and overthrow his unlawful 30 year old regime.

Kaala (2018)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, drama
CountryIndia
PlotRivalry
PlaceIndia
StyleExciting

A gangster from Tirunelveli, who is the King of Dharavi, fights for keeping the land safe from mighty politicians and the land mafia.

Race 3 (2018)
Markimdb: 1.9
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryIndia
PlotRivalry
PlaceIndia, Asia
StyleExciting, Disturbing

The Singh family comprises of Shamsher his step-son Sikandar, twins Suraj and Sanjana. They run a business of illegal arms and trade with the help of their friend Yash. Things get dramatic when Jessica meets Sikandar and the family ties are strained under each character’s ulterior motives.

Laila Majnu (2018)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryIndia
PlotLove, Love triangle
PlaceIndia
StyleTouching, To cry

Laila is a free-spirited girl from a conservative family who firmly believes in living for the present. Qais, a spoilt brat, falls head over heels in love with her. Their families, however, are warring over property, which leads to self-destruction, pain and bleeding hearts.

102 Not Out (2018)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryIndia
CharactersFamily
PlaceIndia
StyleTouching

An unusual love-hate relationship between a 75-year-old son and his 102-year-old father, who wants to break the oldest-man-alive record.

Bharat Ane Nenu (2018)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genreaction, drama
CountryIndia
PlotRivalry, Chase
PlaceIndia
StyleExciting

Bharat, a graduate raised in London clueless about the future becomes the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh due to the circumstances. New to India and with no political knowledge he learns the ropes quickly and governs efficiently. However, while he endears himself to the crowd, he makes enemies out of the political class, including his own party members who create trouble for him and try to stop him from bringing in changes in the society.

The Last Trial (2018)
Markimdb: 4.2
Genreaction, drama, crime
CountryRussia
PlotRivalry, Love
PlaceIndia, Asia

The house of culture “Mir” (from Russian: “Peace”) is being taken over by masked people. People who came to the premiere of the show have to face death. Now they are to pass a dreadful challenge, preserving their dignity and courage. This is a thriller about the struggle against the world evil, terrorism, and a win of the word over weapons. The dramatic and emotional story embraces everything — struggle, confrontation, betrayal, heroic deeds, and love!

Raid (2018)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryIndia
PlotMoney, Cars, On real events
PlaceIndia, Prison, Office
TimeNight
StyleCute

An incorruptible IT officer Amay Patnaik (Ajay Devgn) gets an anonymous tip about a political leader Tauji’s (Saurabh Shukla) illegal assets. Patnaik plans an elaborate Raid on Tauji’s home and businesses.

Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety (2018)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryIndia
PlaceIndia

Titu is going to marry a perfect woman named Sweety. Titu's best-friend Sonu doubts Sweety's character and tries to break the marriage while Sweety tries to do opposite and which leads to war between Bromance and Romace.

Manmarziyaan (2018)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama
CountryIndia
PlotLove, Love triangle
PlaceIndia

A spirited girl finds herself caught in a complicated love triangle while burdened with societal and familial pressures.

Basmati Blues (2017)
Mark7 (imdb: 3.6)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, musical
CountryUSA
Duration02:23
PlotTime travel, Love, Relationship, Cheating, Travel
PlaceIndia
StyleCute, Soulful, Light

Linda Watt is a sheltered but brilliant young scientist who is plucked out of her company's lab and sent to India by her CEO to sell "Rice 9," a genetically modified rice she's created. However, unbeknownst to her, the rice will destroy the Indian farmers she thinks she's helping.

Chef (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.7)
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryIndia
Duration02:57
CharactersFamily
PlotTime travel, Happiness
PlaceIndia, New York

Roshan Kalra is a three-star Michelin chef who gets fired from New York's Gulli restaurant after he punches a customer. Forced to take a break, he flies to Kochi to spend time with his son, Armaan and his estranged wife Radha Menon. It's a fruitful trip because he manages to mend broken family ties. In a bid to help him get his mojo back, his wife suggests he put up his own food truck and begin afresh.

Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 8.2)
Genreaction, fantasy, melodrama
CountryIndia
Duration01:25
CharactersHeroes, Superhero, Horses, Kings
PlotAdventure, Jealousy, Travel
PlaceIndia, Ships
TimeNight

When Mahendra, the son of Bahubali, learns about his heritage, he begins to look for answers. His story is juxtaposed with past events that unfolded in the Mahishmati Kingdom.

Super 30 (2019)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genredrama, biography
CountryIndia
CharactersHired assassins, Journalists, Students, Teachers, Geniuses, Trainers, Mathematicians, Poor
PlotMotorcycles, Love, Hunger, Money, Happiness, On real events
PlaceIndia, Trains, Party, Prison

Based on life of Patna-based mathematician Anand Kumar who runs the famed Super 30 program for IIT aspirants in Patna.

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