What are some of the best Indian movies ever made, and what makes them the best?

1. sanju

sanju

Sanju is a biopic of the controversial life of actor Sanjay Dutt: his film career, jail sentence and personal life.

Director:

 Rajkumar Hirani

Writers:

 Abhiruchi Chand (assistant dialogue writer), Rajkumar Hirani | 1 more credit »

2. Dangal

dangal

Former wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat and his two wrestler daughters struggle towards glory at the Commonwealth Games in the face of societal oppression.

Director:

 Nitesh Tiwari

Writers:

 Piyush GuptaShreyas Jain | 3 more credits »

Stars:

 Aamir KhanSakshi TanwarFatima Sana Shaikh 

3. Neerja

Neerja

Neerja is the story of the courageous Neerja Bhanot, who sacrificed her life while protecting the lives of 359 passengers on the Pan Am flight 73 in 1986. The flight was hijacked by a terrorist organization.

Director:

 Ram Madhvani

Writers:

 Saiwyn Quadras (story and screenplay) (as Saiwyn Qadras), Sanyukta Chawla Shaikh (dialogue) (as Sanyukta Shaikh Chawla)

4. M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story 

M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story 


The untold story of Mahendra Singh Dhoni's journey from ticket collector to trophy collector - the world-cup-winning captain of the Indian Cricket Team.

Director:

 Neeraj Pandey

Writers:

 Neeraj Pandey (story and dialogue), Neeraj Pandey (screenplay) | 3 more credits »

5.kesari

KESARI

Based on an incredible true story of the Battle of Saragarhi in which an army of 21 Sikhs fought against 10,000 Afghans in 1897.

Director:

 Anurag Singh

6.BAJRANGI BHAIJAAN

BAJRANGI BHAIJAAN

An Indian man with a magnanimous heart takes a young mute Pakistani girl back to her homeland to reunite her with her family.

Director:

 Kabir Khan

Writers:

 Vijayendra Prasad (original story), Vijayendra Prasad (screenplay) |5 more credits »

7. SIMMBA

SIMMBA

Simmba, a Corrupt Officer, enjoys all the perks of being an immoral and unethical police officer until a life-changing event forces him to choose the righteous path.

Director:

 Rohit Shetty

Writers:

 Puri Jagannadh (original story), Vakkantham Vamsi (original story) |3 more credits »