Much to the delight of those wondering which are the best Indian movies on Amazon Prime Video, the popular Internet VOD (video on demand) service boasts an impressive array of films that are likely to bowl you over.
Movies on Amazon Prime allude to a broad range of collections, reaching back decade, unlike Netflix which focuses more on modern-day films. Representing the 50s, as well as the 70s, Amitabh Bachchan, Hrishikesh Mukherjee, Rajesh Khanna, Guru Dutt account to nearly two dozen titles.
Regrettably, Amazon doesn’t focus on original productions, except for Ritesh Batra’s romance-drama dubbed ‘Photograph,’ a Hindi-language film that was approved in the U.S. If you are looking for the best Indian movies on Amazon Prime, you might want to check out our list which we have exclusively created for our loyal readers.
#1 Paatal Lok
A once-in-a-lifetime case handled by a cop who has been down and out for a long time. A prime time journalist is murdered and four suspects are nabbed in this assassination attempt.
Much to the chagrin of the cop, the case turns out to be misleading maze where nothing looks like what it actually is as the cop ends up landing in the dark underworld, which has aptly been referred to as the ‘Paatal Lok.’ The season 1 unveils shocking details about the four suspects and their past lives.
#2 Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan
An unusual wedding slated to take place in the Tripathi family gets interrupted by something more unusual, wiping the smiles on their Indian Shaadi ready faces. The family’s newest couples cannot be deemed as a ‘couple‘ at all in their opinion so they start churning out all sorts of plans to put a lid of this uncanny relationship.
Thappad revolves around Amrita and her seemingly perfect life. Everything changes for worse when her husband slaps her in front of guests at a party. This Anubhav Sinha directed film makes you question whether one slap can shatter a relationship.
#4 The Family Man
The Family Man can be touted as an action-drama series that will keep you on the edge of your seat. The series centers on a middle-class man who is part of a National Investigation Agency’s special cell. Aside from protecting the nation from terrorists, he needs to protect his family from the outcome of his secretive, low-paying, yet high-pressure job.
A thriller-comedy illustrating the inevitable collision that transpires after Ki-woo, who belongs to a family comprising four unemployed adults takes up a well-paid tutoring job in the wealthy Park family. The film has English subtitles with Hindi and Korean audio.
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