17+ Bollywood movies to watch with family

As we all know, Bollywood movies are the best source of entertainment. We can find every type of movie in Bollywood like comedy, action, thriller, romance, etc. There are very demerits of the lockdown on the other side this lockdown brought us closer to our families. We are lucky enough as we are stuck at home in self-quarantine. If you love to watch Bollywood movies why don’t you invite your family and love one’s to watch them? Here is the list of 17+ Bollywood movies to watch with family.

There are tons of extraordinary Bollywood movies to watch. In My previous article, I have listed the Top 10 Fascinating Indian Movies you must watch.

List of 17+ Bollywood movies to watch

1. Taare Zameen Par:-

GenreDrama and Family
DirectorAamir Khan, Amol Gupte(uncredited)
CastDarsheel Safary, Aamir Khan, Tisca Chopra See Full Cast
IMDb Ratings8.4/10
Writer Amole Gupte
Data From IMDb

Taare Zameen Par was released on 21st December 2007. This movie is all about an 8-year-old child Ishaan Nandkishore Awasthi (Darsheel Safary). Ishaan was suffering from dyslexia, but his parents don’t know about his situation. His world is full of wonders that no one could understand and appreciate. He is an unbelievable artist his drawings are beyond imagination. He does not have any interest in his studies. That’s why his parents decided to send him to the hostel where he could learn some discipline.

In the new school, he met an excellent art teacher Ram Shankar Nikumbh (Aamir Khan) who teaches the students with fun and positiveness. Ram Shankar breaks all the rules by asking them to visualize and dream and all students were very happy with the art teacher except Ishaan. So Nikumbh decided to find out the real reason behind it. With time and patience, he eventually helps Ishaan to find himself. For More Information Visit IMDb.

This is one of the must-watch Bollywood movies with the family. There are lots of things to learn from this movie, and parents should realize their child should follow their dreams.

2.OMG: Oh My God:-

GenreComedy, Drama and Fantasy
DirectorUmesh Shukla
CastParesh Raval, Akshay Kumar, Mithun Chakraborty See Full Cast
IMDb Ratings8.1/10
WriterAlok Jha, Saumya Joshi

OMG: Oh My God movie was released on 28th September 2012. In this movie, there were two leading characters are Kanji Lalji (Paresh Raval) and Akshay Kumar who was Lord Krishna. In this movie, Kanji doesn’t believe in God and he had decided to file a case against God. Lord Krishna helps kanji when he was about to lose the case.

Kanji is a non-believer. For him, religion and god are just a livelihood to earn money. One day kanji faces a huge earthquake which destroyers only the kanji’s shop. So he decided to file a case against God by saying “If God is accountable for his loss then it is God’s duty to restore him for his loss too.” Looking for more details visit the IMDb website.

3.Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge:-

GenreDrama and Romance
DirectorAditya Chopra
CastSharukh Khan, Kajol, Amresh Puri See Full Cast
IMDb Ratings8.1/10
WriterAditya Chopra

Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge movie was released on 20th October 1995. No doubt this movie is India’s No.1 romantic and loved movie of all time. This movie was loved by people of all generations and it became one of the best and favorite Bollywood movies. In this movie leading characters are Raj (Sharukh Khan) and Simran (Kajol). When Raj met Simran in Europe it wasn’t love at first sight. Simran was blindly in love with Raj. When Simran came back to India for her arranged marriage, love makes its existence felt. And Raj felt the love and he flies down from London just to win Simran his bride. For More Information Visit IMDb.

This Bollywood movie has made the record of 17 years in theatre. One of the great Bollywood movies to watch with family, this is full of drama, love, and actions.

4.Bumm Bumm Bole:-

GenreDrama, Thriller, Family
CastAtul Kulkarni, Rituparna Sengupta, Darsheel Safary See Full Cast
IMDb Ratings6.0/10
WriterManisha Korde, Sameer

Bumm bumm bole was released on 14th May 2010. This story is about a poor family who has two children. And the monthly salary of the father’s income is only Rs3000 per month. The first thing the father buys for his children is two pairs of shoes. Bumm Bumm Bole movie is the official recast of the movie Majid Majidi’s which was Oscar-nominated which is cult classic Irani Film Bacheha-Ye-Aseman (Children of Heaven).

One day when Khogiram (Atul Kulkarni) and his wife (Rituparna Sengupta) had lost their job it was difficult to make ends meet. One day when Pinaki (Darsheel Safary) misplaced his sister Rimjhim’s (Ziyah Vastani) sandals. Then Rimjhim goes out in the shoes which are too big for her little feet. This movie shows the innocent and cute chemistry of the siblings. The performances of both of the child artists are just incredible. For More Information Visit IMDb.

5. Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham:-

GenreDrama, Musical and Romance
DirectorKaran Jhohar
CastSharukh Khan, Kajol, Amitabh Bachchan See Full Cast
IMDb Ratings7.4/10
WriterKaran Jhohar, Seena Parikh

Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham movie was released on 14th December 2001. Yashovardhan Raichand (Amitabh Bachan) who is also called Yash he is a very famous businessman in India. Yash and his wife Nandini (Jaya Bachan) had adopted a son Rahul (Sharukh Khan) and they grew up as their child. Nine years later they gave birth to their child. Rohan( Hrithik Roshan) was kept secret about Rahul’s adoption. Yash wanted his friend’s daughter, Naina (Rani Mukherji) to become his eldest daughter-in-law.

Rahul blindly falls in love with lower-middle-class girl Anjali (Kajol). Rahul and Anjali get married and Rahul brings her home against Yash’s wishes. Yash refuses to accept Anjali and he had said that Rahul doesn’t have a ‘Raichand blood’ in him. Rahul can’t bear this and leaves India. Rohan decided to reunite the family, but without the family knowing his true identity. Slowly he reveals his own identity and convinces them to return to India. This movie teaches us the best relationship between parents and children between husband and wife and between siblings. This movie is one of the best movies I had ever watched. For More Information Visit IMDb.

6.English Vinglish:-

GenreComedy, Drama and Family
DirectorGauri Shinde
CastSridevi, Adil Hussain, Mehedi Nebbou See Full Cast
IMDb Ratings7.8/10
WriterGauri Shinde

English Vinglish movie was released on 5th October 2012. This movie is all about a sweet and simple housewife Sashi (Sridevi). Her daughter felt embarrassed to take Sashi to a parent-teacher meeting. As Shashi was unable to speak in English.

Shashi had to fly to New York City to help her sister arrange of niece’s wedding she was terrified as she doesn’t know English. She is at that point when she felt that her shortage of English skills is holding her back so she decided to join an English class. By the end of the film, Shashi fights against her fear and she shows the image of the newly confident and bright Shashi. Eventually, the little steps made by Shashi to change herself made the movie memorable and unique. For More Information Visit IMDb.

7.Hum Aapke Hai Koun:-

GenreComedy, Drama and Musical
DirectorSooraj R. Barjatya
CastSalman Khan, Madhuri Dixit, Mohnish Bahl See Full Cast
IMDb Ratings7.5/10
WriterSooraj R. Barjatya

Hum Aapke Hain Koun was released on 5th August 1994. This movie is quite simple and sweet. This movie is all about Prem ( Salman Khan) and Nisha’s ( Madhuri Dixit) love story. This story is about two peaceful families. In this movie, Rajesh ( Mohnish Bahl) and Prem are two brothers. Rajesh is a successful businessman. When the Choudhary’s ( Anupam Kher and Reema Lagoo) are old family friends, they offer the hand of their daughter Pooja (Renuka Shahane). At the time of the ‘Rishta’, Prem fell in love with Nisha (Pooja’s sister) but kept it secret. The songs of the movie are excellent and the performance of all the characters is just amazing. For More Information Visit IMDb.


GenreDrama, Musical and Romance
DirectorSooraj R. Barjatya
CastShahid Kapoor, Amrita Rao, Anupam Kher See Full Cast
IMDb Ratings6.6/10
WriterSooraj R. Barjatya, Aash Karan Atal

Vivah movie was released on 10th November 2006. In this movie, Poonam( Amrita Rao) was a middle-class girl who lived in the small town of Madhupur. After her parents died her Cacha (Alok Nath) fulfilled the place of a father in her life. But her Chachi doesn’t accept Poonam because she was more beautiful than her daughter Rajni (Amrita Prakash). Poonam was a very simple and polite nature that touches the heart of Bhagatji ( Manoj Joshi) who plays the role of matchmaker.

Bhagatji takes the marriage proposal of Poonam for Prem (Shahid Kapoor), son of Harishchandra (Anupam Kher) a well-known businessman from Delhi. Prem agrees to meet Poonam and get to know her better and then he takes any decisions. And then Prem and Poonam started to know each other and get married. For More Information Visit IMDb.

9.Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India:-

GenreDrama, Musical and Sports
DirectorAshutosh Gowariker
CastAamir Khan, Raghuvir Yadav, Gracy Singh See Full Cast
IMDb Ratings8.1/10
WriterAshutosh Gowariker

Lagaan movie was released on 15th June 2001. In this movie, the village champagne in 1993 Captain Andrew Russell had brought news that he had assessed a large amount of tax on the villagers who were already struggling due to an ongoing drought. Bhuvan ( Aamir Khan) was the youth leader of the village they ask Raja Puran Singh for help. But Raja Ruran Singh said that his hands are tied.

The Bhuvan decided to challenge Russell for the game of cricket if the villagers beat Russell then he will relieve them from the tax for three years. But in case they lose, they will have to pay three times the amount. Bhuvan said yes to the proposal without asking other villagers,  Bhuvan manages to get a team together from people who have no clue about the game. Bhuvan taught them the game and at last, the game was won by the villagers. This movie taught us that no one is small or big we should treat everyone equally. If you belong to a patriotic family or sports-loving then this will the best Bollywood movie to watch with family.

10.Chillar Party

GenreComedy, Drama and Family
DirectorVikash Bahl, Nitesh Tiwari
CastIrfan Khan, Sanath Menon, Rohan Grover See Full Cast
IMDb Ratings7.4/10
WriterVijaya Maurya, Vikash Bahl

Chillar Party was released on 8th July 2011. Chillar Party is a movie which is about a gang of seven innocent but aggressive children. They lead a carefree life in Chandan Nagar Colony. Fatka had a stray dog, Bhidu ( Buddy). Fatka and his pet decided to make an unused car their new home. Then slowly he made new friends of that building and get a place in the cricket team he showed his blowing capabilities.

Once there was a visit of a politician Shashikant Bhide who’s job was to capture the stray dogs and then all children decided to reject it. All the children fight the big bad nation of politics and showed that even the children can do a big thing. Chillar Party movie teaches everyone to feel rather than assume. The children prove that what appears to be right is not every time right. This is one of the best Bollywood movies to watch with family and children. For complete details of the movie Visit IMDb.

11.Hum Saath-Saath Hain:-

Genre Drama and Musical
DirectorSooraj R. Barjatya
CastSalman Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Mohnish Bahl See Full Cast
IMDb Ratings6.2/10
WriterSooraj R. Barjatya

Hum Saath-Saath Hain movie was released on 5th November 1999. This story tells about Ram Kishan (Alok Nath) and Mamta (Reema Lagoo) who were having three sons and one daughter. There three sons name is Vivek (Mohnish Behl), Prem( Salman Khan), and Vinod (Saif Ali Khan), and a daughter Sangeeta (Neelam) is married into another large family.

Prem was in love with Preeti (Sonali Bendre) and Vinod was in love with Sapna (Karishma Kapoor). Their elder brother Vivek was handicapped so their family was unable to find a perfect match for him. But at last, he found a perfect match for him. This movie teaches us about the traditional Indian joint family. Every character is so amazing. This movie is worth watching. Another great choice from Bollywood movies to watch with family and relatives.

12.M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story:-

GenreBiography, Drama and Sports
DirectorNeeraj Pandey
CastSushant Singh Rajput, Disha Patani, Kiara Advani See Full Cast
IMDb Ratings7.8/10
WriterNeeraj Pandey

M.S. Dhoni movie was released on 30th September 2016. MS Dhoni movie is the biopic of India’s most famous and everyone’s favorite cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni. MS Dhoni’s family always stood with him. There is an immense contribution of his family in fulfilling his dream and his passion. This movie says all about the journey of Mahendra Singh Dhoni from Ranchi who had become the most successful captain of the Indian Cricket Team. MS Dhoni was a ticket collector before he became a cricketer. For More Information Visit IMDb.

People never see the struggle behind success. This movie is the perfect example of the struggle to fulfill dreams and follow passion. So one should choose this Bollywood movie to watch with family, as there are lots of lessons to learn from the movie.

13.Angrezi Medium:-

GenreComedy and Drama
DirectorHomi Adajania
CastIrrfan Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Radhika Madan See Full Cast
IMDb Ratings7.3/10
WriterBhavesh Mandalia, Gaurav Shukla

Angrezi Medium movie was released on 13th March 2020. In this movie, Champak Bansal( Irrfan) is a simple and small city businessman. He is one of the owners of the Ghasitaram sweet shop chain. Champak is leading a prosperous life with his teenage daughter Tarika( Radhika Madan). Tarika had a big dream of graduating from a recognized university in London. Tarika was fully set for her big dreams. Then champak decided to send his daughter to London. Then anyhow he had collected some money and sent his daughter to London. This movie shows the best relationship between a daughter and father. A father puts all his efforts to fulfil his daughters dream. For More Information Visit IMDb.

One of the great Bollywood movies to watch with family, Irrfan sir is a gem. The perfect movie to portray the story of parents when their children are grown up.

14.Hindi Medium:-

GenreComedy and Drama
DirectorSanket Choudhury
CastIrrfan Khan, Saba Qamar, Dishita Sehgal See More Cast
IMDb Ratings7.8/10
WriterSonu Sinha, Sanket Choudhury

Hindi Medium was released on 19th May 2017. In this movie, Raj Batra (Irrfan Khan) had a garments store on Chandni Chowk. His wife Meeta aka Mithu (Saba Qamar) is busy making an effort to change her lifestyle so that her daughter Pia gets admission to a reputed English medium school. For Pia’s admission, they had taken admission in a counseling center. But they got failed.

Then the counselor drops an idea for applying in the ‘gareeb’ quota under RTE (Right To Education Act). They got shifted to Bharat Nagar and took some training from their neighbor Shyam Prakash ( Deepak Dobariyal).  This movie says that English in our country is not only a language but is connected with class. This movie is a full family movie and everyone will love you to watch this movie. For More Information Visit IMDb.

15.Prem Ratan Dhan Payo:-

GenreAction, Drama and Musical
DirectorSooraj R. Barjatya
CastSalman Khan, Soonam Kapoor, Neil Nitin Mukesh See Full Cast
IMDb Ratings4.4/10
WriterSooraj R. Barjatya, Aash Karan Atal

Prem Ratan Dhan Payo movie was released on 12th November 2015. In this movie, Salman Khan plays a double role. One role is of Yuvraj Vijay Singh (Salman Khan) was a prosperous crown price of Pitampura. Vijay was engaged to Maithili (Sonam Kapoor) she was a princess of a kingdom Devgarh. Vijay Singh’s sisters Rajkumari Chandrika (Swarna Bhaskar) and Rajkumari Radhika (Aashika Bhatia) lived in a separate rented bungalow. Vijay Singh’s brother Yuvraj Ajay Singh (Neil Nitin Mukesh) was planning to kill Vijay Singh for the crown.

Whereas Vijay’s replica Prem Dilwale (Salman Khan) is a love guru and carefree actor who fell into love with Maithili. Yuvraj Vijay was in a coma so Diwan Sahib (Anupam Kher) asks Prem to take the place of Yuvraj Vijay till he recovers from the coma. Prem with his simple and caring nature impresses Maithili who wanted to break up with Vijay but she falls in love with Prem unknowingly. After sometimes Yuvraj Ajay and Chirag find out that Prem was just playing the role of Yuvraj Vijay. For More Information Visit IMDb.

16.Chachi 420:-

GenreComedy, Drama and Family
DirectorKamal Hasaan
CastKamal Hasaan, Amrish Puri, Om Puri See Full Cast
IMDb Ratings7.4/10
WriterKamal Hasaan, Gulzar

Chachi 420 was released on 19th December 1997. In this movie Jayaprakash Paswan (Kamal Hassan) a dance instructor. Janki (Tabu) is the only daughter of rich Durgaprasad (Amrish Puri). Janki fell in love with Jayaprakash as Jayaprakash was a poor boy Janki’s father Durgaprasad does not like jayaprakash. So he tried to threaten Jayaprakash to leave his daughter but Jayaprakash rejected. Janki had gone against her father and married Jayaprakash. But in a few years, there comes an ego which results in divorce Janki left with his daughter’s custody, Bharti. This movie is full of comedy scenes and all the characters fantastically played their role. The second half of the movie was very enjoyable and quick. This movie is the best and enjoy it. For More Information Visit IMDb.

17.Bajrangi Bhaijaan:-

GenreAction, Adventure and Comedy
DirectorKabir Khan
CastSalman Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Harshaali Malhotra See Full Cast
IMDb Ratings8.0/10
WriterKabir Khan, Vijayendra Prasad

Bajrangi Bhaijaan movie was relased on 17th July 2015. In this movie (Pavan / Bajrangi)( Salman Khan) was on a mission of a little girl from Pakistan and how Pawan helped that girl to reunite with her family. A 5-year-old girl Munni ( Harshaali Malhotra) had separated from her mother at an Indian Railway Station. In this movie, Salman had promised the little girl that he will help and rejoin Munni with her family anyhow. Salman Khan presents a beautiful performance of him. At the end of the movie, Salman kept his promise and he reunited Munni with her family. For More Information Visit IMDb.

The movie is full of emotions, love, and care. The audience loves the movie because of the storyline and screenplay. Apart from everything Salman khan justified his role. This can be a good movie to watch with family.


GenreAction, Drama and Sports
DirectorAli Abbas Zafar
CastSalman Khan, Anushuka Sharma, Randeep Hooda See Full Cast
IMDb Ratings7.0/10
WriterAli Abbas Zafar

Sultan movie was released on 6th July 2016. Sultan movie is a story about Sultan Ali Khan who is a local wrestling champion. In this movie when Sultan (Salman Khan) meets Aarfa (Anushka Sharma) he falls in love. When Sultan proposes to Aarfa she rejected by saying that you do nothing how can I accept your proposal, sultan felt insulted and then he decided to do extreme training and by his hard work and dedication, he won the tournaments as well as Aarfa. Salman Khan gave a great performance so does Anushka also. The fighting scenes of these movies are fabulous. For More Information Visit IMDb.

19.Chennai Express:-

GenreAction, Adventure and Comedy
DirectorRohit Shetty
CastShah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Sathyaraj See Full Cast
IMDb Ratings6.0/10
WriterK. Subash, Yunus Sajawala

Chennai Express movie was released on 8th August 2013. This movie is full of entertainment. Chennai Express is the train name. The film consists of full comedy and action scenes. This movie is about a girl Meenamma ( Deepika Padukone) who runs away from her home to overcome her marriage because her father is a don. Then she meets Rahul (Shah Rukh Khan) on the train. Rahul tells his grandmother that he will take his grandfather’s ashes to Rameshwaram. In this movie, Rahul gets struck with Meenamma and has to go with her to her native place. The rest of the movie displays how they find love through the journey while running off from their family. For More Information Visit IMDb.

There is a number of Bollywood movies to watch with family but Chennai expresses his personal favorite. This movie is a complete mixture of love, drama, comedy, and actions.


The above-listed movies are the best Bollywood movies to watch with family. It may possible we forgot to mention any of the Bollywood movie you know, so do let us know in the comment box. The important takeaway from the article is before choosing any of them to watch we recommend you watch the trailer.

Bollywood movies are much more than a movie. People are hustling every day to step up the success ladder but these movies add happiness to life through their storyline. If you are looking to find more movie to watch with family. Visit the complete list of IMDb.


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