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Best family movies of all time in Bollywood

If you are wondering which movie to watch with your family, then have a quick read on the best family movies in Bollywood.

Best family movies of all time in Bollywood

Posters of Best Family Movies of All Time in Bollywood. 

Last Updated: 09.53 PM, May 27, 2024

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Wondering how to spend quality time with your family? Don't worry as we have come to your rescue. From Baghban to Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham and Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani, these are family-based movies that have impressed audiences over the years. You, along with your loved ones, can sit back and watch these family dramas which will make your day. Read the list below and see whether you have missed out on watching any of these movies.

Top Indian family movies on OTT

English Vinglish

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Gauri Shinde wrote and directed English Vinglish, a 2012 comedy-drama movie. In the film, Sridevi played the role of Shashi Godbole, a housewife-cum-caterer, who is often ridiculed by her family members due to her poor knowledge of English. Her husband Satish (Adil Hussain) and daughter Sapna (Navika Kotia) believe she is good for nothing because she cannot articulate herself properly in English. But her attempt to learn English motivates her and re-establishes her worth as a mother plus a spouse. Watch how Shashi gathered the courage to speak up for her rights and earn self-respect.

IMDb Rating: 7.8/10

OTT Platform: JioCinema

Dil Dhadakne Do

The 2015 comedy-drama film Dil Dhadakne Do is directed by Zoya Akhtar. Starring an ensemble cast of Anil Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, Ranveer Singh, Anushka Sharma, Shefali Shah and Farhan Akhtar, the film tells the story of Mehras, a dysfunctional family. They invite their relatives and close friends for a ten-day cruise trip, where dramatic events unfold.

IMDb Rating: 7/10

OTT Platform: Netflix

Baghban

The 2003 drama film Baghban is directed by Ravi Chopra and co-written by B. R. Chopra. It features the tale of elderly husband-and-wife, Raj (Amitabh Bachchan) and Pooja (Hema Malini), who have been married for forty years now. They are joined by their sons Aman Verma, Samir Soni, Saahil Chadha and Nasir Khan. But none of the sons want to take care of both parents. The sons refused to be responsible for their parents’ welfare and as a result, Raj and Pooja had to live apart. Will they reunite as a family?

IMDb Rating: 7.4/10

OTT Platform: Disney Plus Hotstar

Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham

Featuring Amitabh Bachchan, Kajol, Shah Rukh Khan, Jaya Bachchan Hrithik Roshan and Kareena Kapoor, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham is a beautiful creation from Bollywood that integrates family, love, and tradition. Centring on the Raichand family, the film vividly captures feelings of love as well as grief. The film celebrates the bond between parents and their children.

IMDB Rating: 7.4/10

OTT Platform: Netflix

Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani

Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani is a 2023 romantic comedy family drama directed by Karan Johar and written by Ishita Moitra, Shashank Khaitan and Sumit Roy. The film stars Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt as a couple with strikingly different personalities who decide to live with each other's families for three months before getting married. Ranveer as Rocky is seen aa a rich flamboyant Delhi man, while Alia is plays a journalist from South Delhi. Dharmendra, Jaya Bachchan, Shabana Azmi, Tota Roy Chowdhury, Churni Ganguly, Aamir Bashir, and Kshitee Jog play their family members.  

IMDB Rating: 6.5/10  

OTT Platform: Amazon Prime Video

Andaz Apna Apna

Starring Aamir Khan and Salman Khan as Amar and Prem, two villagers who try to woo Raveena, the daughter of a millionaire without her knowledge. The film was released on April 11, 1994. The movie was a huge box office success and also became a cult classic over the years.  This hilarious comedy has been directed and written by Rajkumar Santoshi.

IMDb Rating: 8/10

OTT Platform: Prime Video

Gol Maal

This classic 1979 comedy follows the misadventures of a job-seeking young man named Ramprasad Sharma. He pretends to be his own twin brother Laxman in order to secure a job with Bhavani Shankar, a disciplinarian. Gol Maal was directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee. Hilarious events unfold as Ramprasad must be two different people at the same time, while a romantic twist adds more drama to the film.

IMDb Rating: 8.5/10

OTT Platform: SonyLIV

Bareilly ki Barfi

Bareilly ki Barfi is a pleasurable love comedy that is based in the little town of Bareilly. The plot centers on Bitti Mishra (aka Kriti Sanon), a young lady who questions the standards set by the community she lives in. Upon reading a book that shared similarities with her own life, she goes out in search of the writer only to find out it was written by Chirag Dubey, a local publisher who used a pen name. On the other hand, Chirag as well as his ally Pritam are struggling to win Bitti’s heart.

IMDb Rating: 7.5/10

OTT Platform: ZEE5, Netflix

102 Not Out

The 2018 Hindi comedy drama film 102 Not Out was written and directed by Saumya Joshi. Amitabh Bachchan and Rishi Kapoor play the father-son duo in the film for the first time. Jimit Trivedi plays a supporting role in it as well. The movie centers on 102-year-old Dattatraya Vakhariya (Bachchan), who resides with his 75-year-old son Babulal. Dattatraya (Kapoor), who leads a youthful lifestyle, aspires to surpass the record for the oldest man alive.

IMDb Rating: 7.4/10

OTT Platform: Amazon Prime Video

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