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Best Hindi drama movies on Netflix

We have been treated to some wonderful films such as Laapataa Ladies, Gangs of Wasseypur, Queen and Mimi over the years. Have a look at the list of the best Hindi drama movies on Netflix.

Best Hindi drama movies on Netflix

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Last Updated: 09.54 PM, Jun 04, 2024


Strong narratives that examine themes of love, loss, and redemption, are characteristic of dramatic films. Hindi drama films, especially, are known for compelling and thought-provoking storytelling that keeps audiences invested in the movie till the end. We have been treated to some wonderful films such as Laapataa Ladies, Gangs of Wasseypur, Queen and Mimi over the years. So, if you wish to watch the best Hindi drama movies on Netflix, then have a look at the list below.

Drama movies on Netflix in Hindi

Laapataa Ladies


Kiran Rao’s much-acclaimed Laapataa Ladies stars Nitanshi Goel, Pratibha Ranta, Sparsh Shrivastava, Chhaya Kadam, and Ravi Kishan in key roles. It narrates the tale of two new brides who go missing while traveling by train to their spouses' residences. A farmer named Deepak and his new bride, Phool Kumari, are returning to their village in the fictional state of Nirmal Pradesh in 2001. They board a packed passenger train with numerous other newly-wed couples. As per tradition, the brides cover their entire face with a ghoonghat (veil) and wear identical red bridal attires. After falling asleep, Deepak awakens in the middle of the night to discover that he has reached his station. However, he accidentally left Phool on the train, following which chaos occurs.

IMDb rating: 8.5/10

Gangs of Wasseypur

Anurag Kashyap directed this 2012 black comedy crime film that features an ensemble cast including Manoj Bajpayee, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Pankaj Tripathi, Richa Chadha, Huma Qureshi, and Tigmanshu Dhulia in key roles. The film revolves around the coal mafia of Dhanbad and the underlying power politics, and vengeance between three families. The tale takes place over 68 years, from 1941 to 2009.

IMDb rating: 8.2/10


Vikas Bahl's comedy-drama Queen, starring Kangana Ranaut, was released in 2014. Rajkummar Rao and Lisa Haydon play supporting roles in the movie. The movie tells the tale of Rani Mehra, a shy Punjabi girl from New Delhi who, after her fiancé calls off their wedding, goes to Paris and Amsterdam on her own honeymoon.

IMDb rating: 8.1/10


Kriti Sanon plays the titular role in the film, helmed by Laxman Utekar. Stage dancer Mimi Rathore aspires to become a famous Bollywood actress. Bhanu introduces Mimi to John and Summer, an American couple, who are in search of a surrogate mother. The couple is prepared to pay ₹20 lakh for a surrogate. In an attempt to fulfill her dream of becoming a movie star, Mimi agrees. Supriya Pathak and Pankaj Tripathi play supporting parts. Mimi took home two awards from the 69th National Film Awards: Best Supporting Actor (Pankaj Tripathi) and Best Actress (Kriti Sanon).

IMDb rating: 7.8/10

Kho Gaye Hum Kahan

Siddhant Chaturvedi, Ananya Panday, and Adarsh Gourav play three friends in the movie who balance their relationships and aspirations in the face of social media pressure. At the end of the movie, we see all three of the friends begin living more fully and relying less on social media. Rohan Gurbaxani, Anya Singh, and Kalki Koechlin appear in key roles in the film, directed by Arjun Varain Singh.

IMDb rating: 7.4/10

Kabir Singh

In this 2019 movie, Shahid Kapoor plays Dr Kabir Singh, who attends a medical college and is the youngest son of a businessman. He has serious anger management issues and is considered a bully. In a football game, Kabir gets into a fight with the opposing team's players and is told to leave. However, he decides to stay when he sees Preeti Sikka (Kiara Advani), a new student. Kabir and Preeti quickly develop feelings for one another.

IMDb rating: 7/10

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