Best Indian Movies that Screened across Online Theatres – Netflix, Amazon Prime & More

Netflix, Amazon Prime, Disney+Hotstar, etc are the most consumed over the top content platforms in India that have a fairly large library of Hindi movies. The year 2020 changed everything, from raising the craze for online games to consuming entertainment. Due to Covid 19 where theatres had been completely shut down and all types of outdoor activities had come to a halt, people have turned more close to their screens. Generally, Hindi movies on Netflix and other such platforms belong to this decade, where the streaming platform has done an excellent job of collecting some unsung but excellent independent Hindi films. These online theaters have not only given a platform to the normally produced films but have also developed the craze for digital movies. As the internet has become affordable to everyone it has increased the screen time of the users. You will also find several Hindi box-office hits that never get too old to rewatch. Television, laptops, phone screens all came to our rescue during Coronavirus as a source of entertainment with OTT (Over the Top) platforms. Netflix, Amazon Prime, Disney+Hotstar all such platforms took over the PVRs and INOXs. You can watch the movies if you have missed any, or rewatch them whenever you feel like it. These OTT platforms have not only helped the cinema to grow digitally but have also given a new way to the movie makers to unleash them online. Here we have curated the list of the Top 5 Indian Movies that overtook many which were released on OTT platforms. 

Dil Bechara 

“Dil Behara” is a movie that is derived from John Green’s creation The Fault in Our Stars. Mukesh Chhabra debuted in direction with this movie. It was produced by Fox Star Studios and cast late actor Sushant Singh Rajput which was his last movie. Besides Sushant, the film stars Sanjana Sanghi, Saswata Chatterjee, and Swastika Mukherjee, among others. Dil Bechara was released on Disney+Hotstar in July, and the film was made accessible to all users without any subscription, in honor of Sushant. Dil Bechara received mixed reviews and was the most searched film of 2020. The data was published by Google India that stated Dil Bechara got the highest rating of 10. 

Soorarai Pottru 

Tamilian drama “Soorarai Pottru” is partially inspired by events from the life of GR Gopinath, the founder of Simplify Deccan (formerly known as Air Deccan). This wonderful movie is imagined, written, and directed by Sudha Kongara, and the actors starring the movie are Suriya, Paresh Rawal, Aparna Balamurali, Urvashi Mohan Babu, and Karunas. Due to COVID-19, the theatrical release of the film was canceled and the movie was digitally released through Amazon Prime Video in November. It has been dubbed in Kannada, Malayalam, and Telugu for various types of audiences.


“Ludo” is Anurag Basu’s dark comedy that revolves around two people studying life and death, and eventually decides to play the game of ludo. The film starring Aditya Roy Kapur, Abhishek Bachchan, Sanya Malhotra, Pankaj Tripathi, Rajkumar Rao, and Pearle Maaney, connect with the lives of all the characters in the game. Ludo’s time duration is 150 minutes and was released near Diwali on Netflix. Anupama Chopra, a film critic gave positive reviews to the movie and was applauded by many.


Bulbul is a movie that holds a very important message about a child who gets married early and deals with her life experiencing many hardships life throws in front of her. The movie “Bulbul” is directed by Anvita Dutt which is one of the masterpieces. Bulbul removes all the stereotypes that people carry in their minds. The movie is based on the 80s in Bengal, where Bulbul, a child-bride walks her journey from innocence to strength.

Raat Akeli Hai 

“Raat Akeli Hai” is a movie which is full of thriller and crime. The cast of the film includes the National Film Award-winning actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, International Emmy Awards nominee, and Netflix’s favorite Radhika Apte, Shweta Tripathi, and Ila Arun. The movie is directed by Honey Trehan, who released the film Raat Akeli Hai in July which was distributed by Netflix. It’s a story of a police officer who discovers and examines the death of a rich aristocrat. The film runs for 149 minutes and received positive reviews and a good response from the audience. Currently, it has won the Flyx Filmfare Award for the Best Film (Web Original), and Best Actor (Web Original – male) for Nawazuddin’s performance. It’s a must-watch movie especially for those who are movie freaks.