If you have kept up with the latest news, you must be aware of the recent deal between Disney+ Hotstar and the exclusively American streaming platform, Hulu. As a result of this partnership, the Indian audience now has access to American content on Hulu through Hotstar and American viewers can enjoy Indian content as featured on Hotstar on Hulu. This exciting exchange involves a wide range of exciting Indian TV serials, web series, and movies. Let’s look at some of the best Hindi movies on Hulu that won several heats and will win yours too!
The first part of the trilogy, Brahmastra is a movie directed by Ayan Mukherji and stars Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt in the prominent roles. It is a fantasy movie that combines the wonders of Indian mythology and exceptional storytelling. It narrates the tale of Shiva and Isha who together with Shiva’s superpowers fight against evil to protect the secret of the Brahmastra. The visual effects of the movie add to the charm of the movie that went on to become one of the highest-grossing movies of 2022.
Gulmohar is a family drama featuring Manoj Bajpayee, Sharmila Tagore and Suraj Sharma. The movie revolves around a joint family that is set to bid adieu to their family home. But as the chaos of the shifting and moving ensues, several unbearable secrets are revealed. The emotional responses to these secrets are beautifully converted in the movie. The realistic portrayal of Indian families too is a note-worthy element.
Govinda Naam Mera is a classic 90s-style comedy movie that tells the story of Govinda and the many struggles that he has to face with his abusive wife, an extramarital affair and a torturous stepbrother. The movie however takes a turn when Govinda played by Vicky Kaushal gets involved in a murder. Kiara Advani and Bhumi Pednekar as Govnda’s love interests have done a marvellous job at playing each role. The dynamic of the supporting characters with the main characters is what makes the movie humorous.
This 2015 movie is said to be the start of the Indian Intelligence movie genre. Baby staring Akshay Kumar, Kay Kay Menon, Taapsee Pannu and Rana Daggubatti is a thriller movie that follows Officer Ajay and his team of officers who bust lethal terrorist operations. Every frame in the movie is packed with heart-pumping yet realistic action making it one of the best Hindi movies on Hulu.
Mission Mangal is a movie that narrates the story of and celebrates India’s first interplanetary expedition- the Mars Orbita Mission aka MOM. With Akshay Kumar, Tapsee Pannu, Nitya Menon, Sonakshi Sinha and Vidya Balan, it is an accurate portrayal of the contribution of several brilliant scientists of ISRO that helped India achieve this space mission.
A dark thriller, Freddy shows a side of Kartik Aryan that we never saw before. Playing the titular role of an awkward dentist Freddy, Kartik Aryan shines as he resorts to bizarre ways to prove his love for his patient played by Alaya F. The movie might seem like an ordinary one in the beginning but takes on a completely different route as it progresses.
Aisha is a 2010 feel-good movie with none other than Sonam Kapoor as the leading woman. The story involves Aisha, a witty, upbeat young woman who thinks of herself as a matchmaker but ends up in a confused mess. The high shot life of South Delhi portrayed in the movie as well as the actors selected to play the parts fit extremely well. While the movie did not do well on its release, it has proven to be a fan favourite on OTT.
8. Badhaai ho
Starring Ayushmann Khurrana, Sanya Malhotra, Neena Gupta and Gajraj Rao in the main roles, Badhaai Ho is a complete laugh riot that highlights a rather sensitive topic- that of old age pregnancy. The movie shows the struggles of a family as they come to terms with an elderly mother’s pregnancy. It also explores Ayushmann Khurana’s relationship with Sanya Malhotra as he navigates through this unprecedented situation.
9. 2 states
An adaptation of Chetan Bhagat’s famous book, 2 States was a blockbuster hit of its time. It quite literally is the story of how 2 people hailing from different states fight for their love and struggle to come together amidst all the cultural differences. Alia Bhatt and Arjun Kapoor play the two main characters of the story and their onscreen chemistry is spectacular. It is one of the most recommended Hindi movies on Hulu that you must check out.
10. MS Dhoni
MS Dhoni: The Untold Story is a biopic on Captain Cool, one of the greatest captains the Indian Cricket team could ever have. It showcases the trials and tribulations that the legendary cricketer had to go through as he grappled with his career in cricket and his job as a railway ticket collector. With Sushant Singh Rajput as Dhoni, the movie holds a special place in everyone’s hearts.
Another biopic on an iconic cricketer, 83 focuses on the memorable victory of India’s first world cup under the captainship of Kapil Dev. The victory of 83 truly gave Indian cricket a boost and helped it reach where it is today. The movie has a star cast of Ranveer Singh who does a commendable job at playing Kapil Dev, along with Harrdy Sandhu, Ammy Virk, Saqib Saleem, and Jatin Sharma as his teammates.
This list of the best Hindi movies on Hulu is like a highlight reel of some of the best movies that Bollywood has given us. No matter how old, these movies continue to be one of the most liked films by the Indian audience. let us know which one of these movies you liked the most!