Over the years, the Desi movie industry has grown in leaps and bounds to become one of the largest movie industries in the world. If you’re among the millions of fans who are always looking for the best releases from the Desi film scene, we’ve got you covered. In this post, we share some of the biggest Desi films to hit cinemas in South Asia and around the world.
Part 1. Top 10 Desi HD Movies
1. Baahubali 2: The Conclusion
Baahubali 2: The Conclusion or BB2 for short is easily one of the biggest movies out of India of all time. The movie broke records when it grossed over US$160 million in just ten days, becoming the second-most highest grossing Indian film globally and the highest grossing movie in the Indian subcontinent. It received generally positive reviews from IMDb and Rotten Tomatoes, garnering 8.6/10 and 100% respectively.
Baahubali 2 follows Shiva’s journey as he seeks to find answers about his past and avenge his father’s death. His quest pits him against a cruel and deceitful tyrant, setting the stage for one of the biggest battles in Indian film.
Raees is a 2017 Indian movie that was released on January 25th, receiving critical acclaim and achieving commercial success both locally and globally. The Hindi crime-action film takes viewers through the life of Raees as he struggles to make a living amidst prohibition and smuggling. The film received generally positive reviews. It was rated 3.5/5 by reviewers from the Times of India, 4/5 by a reviewer from Bollywood Hungama, and received a 3.5/5 by Devarshi Ghosh of India Today.
Kaabil is a 2017 crime/thriller/action film shot in India and released in several locations outside of India. The Hindi film was directed by Sanjay Gupta, one of India’s most successful directors, and written by Vijay Kumar Mishra. The film stars Hrithik Roshan and Yami Gautam and portrays the journey of two blind lovebirds who go through life-changing experiences that redefine true love.
4. Hindi Medium
Hindi Medium is a comedy-drama film released in 2017 that highlights the struggles of a regular Indian couple as they aspire to raise their daughter in a manner that she would fit in well with the Indian elite class. The film was directed by Saket Chaudhary and written by Zeenat Lakhani and received mostly positive reviews from critics, including a 4/5 from the Times of India and 7.9 out of 10 from IMDb.
Tubelight is another Indian film that hit theatres earlier in 2017. The movie is set during the Sino-Indian War of 1962 and was directed and written by Kabir Khan. It takes viewers through the life of an abnormal man whose faith in himself is unshakeable, even through difficult times.
Simran is a comedy film that was released in mid-September 2017. The film was directed by Hansal Mehta and portrays a young girl working as a housekeeper in the United States who finds herself in trouble after her overambitious nature leads her into the world of crime. The movie received 6.1/10 on IMDb and a 3/5 from the Times of India.
7. Half Girlfriend
Half Girlfriend is a 2017 romantic drama film from India based on Chetan Bhagat’s novel of the same name. The film, which was also released in September this year, takes viewers through the romantic struggles of Madhav and his “half girlfriend” Riya as Madhav tries to grapple with the nature of their special relationship.
8. Jolly LLB 2
Jolly LLB 2 is one of the few Indian black comedy films to hit cinemas in 2017. The film, directed by Subhash Kapoor, follows a clumsy, small-time lawyer called Jolly who is tasked with representing the most important court case of his uneventful career. The film was a critical and box office success, with generally positive reviews from local and overseas reviewers.
Bhoomi is a 2017 Indian action/crime/drama film directed by Omung Kumar and starring Sunny Leone and Sanjay Dutt. The film’s plot is based on the relationship between a father and daughter with a vengeful theme that drives the plot.
10. Badrinath Ki Dulhania
Badrinath Ki Dulhania is an Indian romantic comedy movie released in March 2017 and directed by Shashank Khaitan. The film is the second installment in the franchise and stars Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt.
Part 2. All-in-One for Watching Hindi Desi Film
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updated by Chief Editor on Mar 15, 2018