30 Best hindi movies i have seen of the last decade

by freakykapil | created - 08 Jan 2011 | updated - 18 Jan 2011 | Public

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1. 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: 55,546 | Gross: $0.30M

Story of three friends and no other movie has conveyed it better..For people to whom friendship means something would all love it..Can watch it anytime without getting bored..Saif,Aamir,akshay at their best..has to be No.1!!

2. 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: 67,072 | Gross: $1.22M

Shahrukh's best ever performance..Though a B.O disaster..Movie which will move everyone!!

3. 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: 113,128 | Gross: $1.20M

Story of Dyslexic kid..Aamir showed his prowess has a director too..Classic!!

4. Udaan (2010)

Not Rated | 134 min | 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: 35,685 | Gross: $0.01M

No indian movie has shown a relationship between two step brothers one a teenager and another a six year old kid has beautiful as this movie..Classic!!

5. Mr. and Mrs. Iyer (2002)

120 min | Drama

8.0
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50 Metascore

During a bus journey, a devout Hindu Brahmin woman protects a Muslim man when communal rioting breaks out.

Director: Aparna Sen | Stars: Rahul Bose, Konkona Sen Sharma, Bhisham Sahni, Surekha Sikri

Votes: 4,279

Relationship between a married tamil brahmin lady and photographer on the journey in a bus mid of communal riots..Beautiful one sad it was not send has india's entry for Oscars!!

6. 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: 11,595

Best Gangster flick..Devgan at is best!!

7. Mumbai Meri Jaan (2008)

134 min | Drama

7.8
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Five people whose lives are affected by the 2006 Mumbai train bombings.

Director: Nishikant Kamat | Stars: Paresh Rawal, Kay Kay Menon, Irrfan Khan, Madhavan

Votes: 4,778 | Gross: $0.01M

Movie based on the train blasts in mumbai..Hard hitting and realistic one!!

8. Rang De Basanti (2006)

Not Rated | 157 min | Comedy, Drama, History

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: 85,907 | Gross: $2.20M

Coming off age fictional story..Fun filled and hard hitting at the same time with rahman's music to go with it!!

9. 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: 23,602 | Gross: $0.01M

Modern day cult classic..People who want to see what real devdas was all about check this one out and not the SRK one..;)..Abhay Deol was Majestic!!

10. 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: 14,037 | Gross: $1.29M

Homage to Guy ritchie style of cinema..First indian movie which did it successfully with the same panache..Priyanka was mind-blowing to go with the excellent one from shahid and vishal bhardwaj.

11. Chak de! India (2007)

Not Rated | 153 min | Drama, Family, Sport

8.3
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68 Metascore

Kabir Khan is the coach of the Indian Women's National Hockey Team and his dream is to make his all girls team emerge victorious against all odds.

Director: Shimit Amin | Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Vidya Malvade, Sagarika Ghatge, Shilpa Shukla

Votes: 58,855 | Gross: $1.11M

My Favorite indian movie based on sports...So would be for many..Remember seeing it six times in PVR Mumbai..never got bored though..;)

12. Lakshya (2004)

Not Rated | 186 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.9
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An aimless, jobless, irresponsible grown man joins the army and matures into a battlefield hero.

Director: Farhan Akhtar | Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Hrithik Roshan, Preity Zinta, Om Puri

Votes: 15,388 | Gross: $0.75M

Inspired from "A officer and gentleman" Farhan akthar proved hes not a one film wonder and till date hrithik's best!!

13. Lage Raho Munna Bhai (2006)

PG-13 | 144 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

8.1
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Munna Bhai embarks on a journey with Mahatma Gandhi in order to fight against a corrupt property dealer.

Director: Rajkumar Hirani | Stars: Sanjay Dutt, Arshad Warsi, Vidya Balan, Jimmy Shergill

Votes: 33,679

I liked this more than the first part has i felt it was more interesting and entertaining..Sanjay rocks!!

14. 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: 256,338 | Gross: $6.53M

One movie which made me laugh like crazy and at the same time made me think..Raju hirani's best!!

15. Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year (2009)

Not Rated | 150 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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A story of a fresh graduate trying to find a balance between the maddening demands of the 'professional' way, and the way of his heart.

Director: Shimit Amin | Stars: Ranbir Kapoor, Prem Chopra, Gauhar Khan, Mukesh Bhatt

Votes: 13,990

Movie with full of heart..Very sweet film..People who have not watched don't miss it..Ranbir was too gud!!

16. Jhankaar Beats (2003)

143 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.3
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Two copywriter brothers and their apprentice compete in a music contest.

Director: Sujoy Ghosh | Stars: Sanjay Suri, Rahul Bose, Juhi Chawla, Rinke Khanna

Votes: 1,684

The movie with the best dialogues in this list...funny to the core..Watch it to laugh ur heart out!!

17. My Brother... Nikhil (2005)

120 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

7.5
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Famous swimmer Nikhil Kapoor (Suri) deals with the repercussions of announcing the fact that he has HIV/AIDS.

Director: Onir | Stars: Sanjay Suri, Juhi Chawla, Purab Kohli, Victor Banerjee

Votes: 803

India's answer to philadelphia..Having said that it was more original in the approach of it..no indian movie has handled AIDS with the sensitivity of this one..Will move Everyone!!

18. Iqbal (2005)

Not Rated | 132 min | Drama, Sport

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Iqbal, the deaf and mute son of a farmer, has a passion for the game of cricket and seeks the tutelage of a washed-up, alcoholic ex-player.

Director: Nagesh Kukunoor | Stars: Naseeruddin Shah, Girish Karnad, Shreyas Talpade, Shweta Prasad

Votes: 12,569

Story of a mute boy who becomes a indian cricketer..Nasserudin shah should have got a national award!!

19. Being Cyrus (2005)

90 min | Drama, Thriller

7.3
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"Being Cyrus" is a dark, comedic venture by the debutante director Homi Adajania that spins around the Sethnas - a Parsi family.

Director: Homi Adajania | Stars: Naseeruddin Shah, Dimple Kapadia, Saif Ali Khan, Boman Irani

Votes: 2,327

Classic psychological thriller..rare gem..Saif another under rated gr8 actor gave a great performance!!

20. Hum Tum (2004)

Not Rated | 142 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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A novel look at the eternal battle of the sexes and the trials and tribulations of Karan and Rhea and their attempts to understand each other.

Director: Kunal Kohli | Stars: Saif Ali Khan, Rani Mukerji, Kiron Kher, Rati Agnihotri

Votes: 11,311 | Gross: $0.35M

My favorite romantic movie..like it for more than one reason.;)Saif at his best..Slightly based on when harry met sally though i like ths one more!!

21. Life in a Metro (2007)

132 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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Six different stories, about nine people, each with different issues and problems, all occurring within one place: the METRO.

Director: Anurag Basu | Stars: Dharmendra, Irrfan Khan, Konkona Sen Sharma, Kay Kay Menon

Votes: 8,654 | Gross: $0.15M

Very contemporary take on the relationships in metro cities..Many eng movies have touched on this..But very few indian movies have done this has good as this one!!

22. Johnny Gaddaar (2007)

135 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Police officers recount a tale of missing money which results in lies, deceit, betrayal and death.

Director: Sriram Raghavan | Stars: Dharmendra, Rimi Sen, Ashwini Kalsekar, Neil Nitin Mukesh

Votes: 8,858

Classic thriller..Indian version of Hitchcock style thriller..People who like thrillers don't miss it!!

23. 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: 12,923 | Gross: $0.08M

My Fav feel good movie of the list..Story of a theif and his adventures..Abhay deol has to be the most under rated actor in india..Simply too gud!!

24. LSD: Love, Sex Aur Dhokha (2010)

Not Rated | 155 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.1
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A video camcorder, a store security camera, and concealed cameras candidly expose lives in three loosely-linked tales.

Director: Dibakar Banerjee | Stars: Nushrat Bharucha, Anshuman Jha, Neha Chauhan, Rajkummar Rao

Votes: 4,434

Best experimental movie i have seen in hindi cinema..Coming from the multi talented director dibakar banerjee..More like A blair witch project type shot movie..Three stories about Honour killings,MMS scandals and Casting couch..Very realistic and disturbing one!!

25. Bheja Fry (2007)

PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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Ranjit, who makes fun of idiots, gets completely annoyed when he invites a tax inspector and a singer to his house.

Director: Sagar Ballary | Stars: Vinay Pathak, Rajat Kapoor, Sarika, Milind Soman

Votes: 8,952

Who won't laugh when they watch it..Adapted from a french movie..Vinay pathak was mindblowing..Even the english version of the same which came later after this "Dinner for schumuks" is not even half as good has this flick..Not to be missed!!

26. Manorama Six Feet Under (2007)

Not Rated | 137 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Rajasthan-based Satyaveer Singh Randhawa works as a Junior Engineer with Lahkot Municipality's Public Works Department and lives a middle-class lifestyle with his wife, Nimmi, and son, Raju... See full summary »

Director: Navdeep Singh | Stars: Abhay Deol, Gul Panag, Raima Sen, Sarika

Votes: 4,808

Inspired from Jack Nicholson's china town..Abhay deol again showed why he is the best among the current lot of young hindi actors!!

27. Aamir (2008)

99 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.8
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A doctor of Indian origin returning to Mumbai from London is forced to participate in a terrorist plot.

Director: Raj Kumar Gupta | Stars: Rajeev Khandelwal, Aishwarya, Vasan Bala, Chinkal

Votes: 8,551

28. Black (2005)

Not Rated | 122 min | Drama

8.2
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The cathartic tale of a young woman who can't see, hear or talk and the teacher who brings a ray of light into her dark world.

Director: Sanjay Leela Bhansali | Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Rani Mukerji, Shernaz Patel, Ayesha Kapoor

Votes: 28,107 | Gross: $0.73M

Based on helen keller's story..I loved it for Mr.Bacchan's amzing performance..Ravi K.C's amazing cinematography!!

29. Socha Na Tha (2005)

137 min | Romance, Comedy

7.6
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A boy is forced meet a girl for an arranged marriage but even though he refuses the match, they secretly become friends. As things get complicated and both get engaged to different people they realize they've fallen in love with each other.

Director: Imtiaz Ali | Stars: Abhay Deol, Ayesha Takia, Ayesha Jhulka, Apoorva Jha

Votes: 5,935

My Second favorite romantic movie..very under rated but a very sweet one!!

30. Mithya (2008)

110 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

7.1
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A two-bit actor faces challenges after he is asked by Police to impersonate a look-alike gangster.

Director: Rajat Kapoor | Stars: Ranvir Shorey, Neha Dhupia, Naseeruddin Shah, Saurabh Shukla

Votes: 1,768

Very Under rated movie..Classic story of mistaken identity though has a sad ending..very entertaining one to watch..Ranvir shorey was great!!

31. Luck by Chance (2009)

156 min | Drama

7.1
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58 Metascore

When Vikram gets tapped to play the male lead in a Bollywood film, he can't believe his luck. But it may ruin his relationship with his girlfriend.

Director: Zoya Akhtar | Stars: Farhan Akhtar, Konkona Sen Sharma, Rishi Kapoor, Dimple Kapadia

Votes: 8,149 | Gross: $0.36M

Very Subtle take on the relationships in the movie business..i like this movie compared to national award winning page3..In real life it goes like this and not melodramatic...People who like intelligent cinema watch this..Farhan Akhtar showed why he is good at everything he attempts!!

32. Welcome to Sajjanpur (2008)

133 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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An educated man spends his days writing letters for the varied inhabitants of his small, poor, and illiterate village, in this political and social satire.

Director: Shyam Benegal | Stars: Shreyas Talpade, Amrita Rao, Ravi Kishan, Ila Arun

Votes: 2,707

One More which i missed..Beautiful movie centred around a village postman..Not to be missed!!