Best Indian Movies. (2000-2011)

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1.
3 Idiots (2009)
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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". (170 mins.)
Director: Rajkumar Hirani
 
2.
My Name Is Khan (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
An Indian Muslim man with Asperger's syndrome takes a challenge to speak to the President seriously, and embarks on a cross-country journey. (165 mins.)
Director: Karan Johar
 
3.
Rang De Basanti (2006)
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This story is about six friends who help an English filmmaker create a documentary about Indian freedom struggle. During filming, this group of friends learn about those before them and the importance of fighting for their rights. (157 mins.)
 
4.
London Dreams (2009)
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The story revolves around two childhood friends Arjun and Munnu who find a way to get from a small village in India to Wembley as Rock stars, having overcome their personalities. (146 mins.)
“ One of the most underrated movies of all time. ” - ayushmaansingh99
 
5.
Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India (2001)
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The people of a small village in Victorian India stake their future on a game of cricket against their ruthless British rulers. (224 mins.)
 
6.
Chak de! India (2007)
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A disgraced hockey player coaches the women's national team to win back his honor and dignity. (153 mins.)
Director: Shimit Amin
 
7.
Bhool Bhulaiyaa (2007)
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When U.S.-based Siddharth visits his Indian home town with his new wife, he insists they stay at the ancestral home... (159 mins.)
Director: Priyadarshan
 
8.
Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. (2003)
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A gangster sets out to fulfill his father's dream of becoming a doctor. (156 mins.)
Director: Rajkumar Hirani
 
9.
Lage Raho Munna Bhai (2006)
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Munna Bhai embarks on a journey with Mahatma Gandhi in order to fight against a corrupt property dealer. (144 mins.)
Director: Rajkumar Hirani
 
10.
Guru (2007)
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A villager, Gurukant Desai, arrives in Bombay 1958, and rises from its streets to become the GURU, the biggest tycoon in Indian history. (166 mins.)
Director: Mani Ratnam
 
11.
Dil Chahta Hai (2001)
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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. (183 mins.)
Director: Farhan Akhtar
 
12.
Don 2 (2011)
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An international gangster turns himself in, then dramatically escapes - only to face treachery and betrayal. (148 mins.)
Director: Farhan Akhtar
 
13.
Hera Pheri (2000)
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Three unemployed men find the answer to all their money problems when they recieve a call from a kidnapper. However, things do not go as planned. (156 mins.)
Director: Priyadarshan
 
14.
Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Naina, an introverted, perpetually depressed girl's life changes when she meets Aman. But Aman has a secret of his own which changes their lives forever. Embroiled in all this is Rohit, Naina's best friend who conceals his love for her. (186 mins.)
Director: Nikhil Advani
 
15.
Rockstar (2011)
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Janardhan Jakhar chases his dreams of becoming a big Rock star, during which he falls in love with Heer. (159 mins.)
Director: Imtiaz Ali
 
16.
No One Killed Jessica (2011)
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A journalist, who is more of an activist teams up with the sister of a murdered model, as she gets interested in the case and wants to bring justice to her case. (136 mins.)
Director: Raj Kumar Gupta
 
17.
Dhamaal (2007)
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Four slackers and con-men namely: Boman Contractor, who lives a wealthy lifestyle with his eccentric dad... (136 mins.)
Director: Indra Kumar
 
18.
Dhoom (2004)
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With few clues to go on, a no-nonsense detective is tracking a gang of suave, motorbike-riding robbers who are sweeping through Mumbai. (129 mins.)
Director: Sanjay Gadhvi
 
19.
Namastey London (2007)
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A man takes his thoroughly-British daughter to his home country, India. There, he arranges her marriage to someone she considers a fool. The daughter attempts to outwit them, but the groom quietly and patiently hatches his own plan. (128 mins.)
 
20.
Nayak: The Real Hero (2001)
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A man accepts a challenge by the chief minister of Maharashtra to run the state for one day, and makes such a success of it that soon he is embroiled in political intrigue. (187 mins.)
Director: S. Shankar
 
21.
Waqt: The Race Against Time (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Waqt the race against time is the story of a father and a son between whom there is a special bond.... (153 mins.)
 
22.
Fashion (2008)
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A small-town girl finally realizes her dream of becoming a famous supermodel but soon finds out that there's a price for her glamorous new life. (167 mins.)
 
23.
Kahaani (2012)
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A pregnant woman's search for her missing husband takes her from London to Kolkata, but everyone she questions denies having ever met him. (122 mins.)
Director: Sujoy Ghosh
 
24.
Jannat: In Search of Heaven... (2008)
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Arjun is a reckless young man with an obsession for making money at card games. A chance meeting with a girl in a mall... (140 mins.)
Director: Kunal Deshmukh
 
25.
Phir Hera Pheri (2006)
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Babu Rao, Raju and Shyam, are living happily after having risen from rags to riches. Still, money brings the joy of riches and with it the greed to make more money - and so, with a don as an unknowing investor, Raju initiates a new game. (153 mins.)
Director: Neeraj Vora
 
26.
Bhagam Bhag (2006)
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Champak Chaturvedi runs a theatrical troupe in India. He hires two men, Bunty - a graduate in Arts, and Babla- who cannot read nor write English... (157 mins.)
Director: Priyadarshan
 
27.
Swades (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A successful Indian scientist returns to an Indian village to take his nanny to America with him and in the process rediscovers his roots. (210 mins.)
 
28.
Black (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
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. (122 mins.)
 
29.
Koi... Mil Gaya (2003)
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A developmentally disabled young man tries to continue the work his father did in communicating with extra-terrestrials from outer space, which leads to something miraculous and wonderful. (171 mins.)
Director: Rakesh Roshan
 
30.
Jodhaa Akbar (2008)
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A sixteenth century love story about a marriage of alliance that gave birth to true love between a great Mughal emperor, Akbar, and a Rajput princess, Jodha. (213 mins.)