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Best Bollywood Movies You can Watch with the Whole Family

Best Bollywood Movies You can Watch with the Whole Family
Written by Pooja

Among the million things you can do with your family for that quality time, watching movies ranks right up there in the list. Bollywood family drama films and comedy entertainers make for the perfect picks for some leisurely viewing. Right from light comedies to films that will move you emotionally, there are many films you can choose from to watch with your family. Here we have listed 10 Bollywood family movies you can enjoy over the weekends and public holidays. Afterall, a family that watches films together, stays together.

Chupke Chupke (1975)

Lead Cast: Dharmendra, Amitabh Bachchan, Sharmila Tagore, Jaya Bachchan

Director: Hrishikesh Mukherjee

A list of family entertainers is incomplete without Hrishikesh Mukherjee films. Chupke Chupke features an elaborate prank when Dharmendra’s character exchanges identities with Amitabh Bachchan’s characters. Confusion ensues and results in a hilarious, light-hearted film.

Chupke Chupke (1975)

Gol Maal (1979)

Lead Cast: Amol Palekar, Utpal Dutt

Director: Hrishikesh Mukherjee

The “original” Gol Maal has a working man (Amol Palekar) pulling tricks out of his hat to hold his job and impress his boss (the amazing Utpal Dutt). The film is fun throughout and is an easy watch.

Gol Maal (1979)

Hum Aapke Hain Koun..! (1994)

Lead cast: Salman Khan, Madhuri Dixit

Director: Sooraj Barjatya

One of the most successful movies of all time, Hum Aapke Hain Koun..! is a story of a happy family who loses someone they love and how they deal with it. The film has a lovable pet dog who plays cricket with them and popular songs you are bound to enjoy even now.

Hum Aapke Hain Koun..! (1994)

Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. (2003)

Lead Cast: Sanjay Dutt, Arshad Warsi, Boman Irani

Director: Rajkumar Hirani

Munna and Circuit are synonymous with social message, friendship, and loads and loads of humor. Both, this film and the sequel Lage Raho Munna Bhai, make for fun watches and can be watched more than once and they’re still charming.

Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. (2003)

Khosla Ka Ghosla (2006)

Lead Cast: Anupam Kher, Ranvir Shorey, Boman Irani

Director: Dibakar Banerjee

A National Award winning film, Khosla Ka Ghosla is about a middle-class man in NCR, whose plot gets encroached upon by a powerful and a corrupt builder. The entire family, along with help from the brilliant Vinay Pathak, Naveen Nischol and others, devise a plan to get it back.

Khosla Ka Ghosla (2006)

Jab We Met (2007)

Lead Cast: Kareena Kapoor, Shahid Kapoor

Director: Imtiaz Ali

Jab We Met is far from your regular love story. The film has good dosage of comedy and great energy. The characters strike a chord with with everyone and the film even ends beautifully.

Jab We Met (2007)

Taare Zameen Par (2007)

Lead Cast: Darsheel Safary, Aamir Khan

Director: Aamir Khan

When talented people like Aamir Khan and Amol Gupte speak about issues like dyslexia, the world listens. Taare Zameen Par is a beautiful movie about the journey of a young boy who suffers from dyslexia and seems lost. But with the help of his teacher who understands him, the little boy and his family find ways to deal with this disability.

Taare Zameen Par (2007)

3 Idiots (2009)

Lead Cast: Aamir Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Boman Irani, R. Madhavan, Sharman Joshi

Director: Rajkumar Hirani

Roughly based on Chetan Bhagat’s Five Point Someone, 3 Idiots traces the lives of three engineering students and discussed the Indian education system. The film deals with the pressure students deal with, their interpersonal equations, and a very stern principle played brilliantly by Boman Irani.

3 Idiots (2009)

Chillar Party (2011)

Lead Cast:

Director: Nitesh Tiwari and Vikas Bahl

What happens with young kids fight against the big bad world of politics? Ask these bright kids of Chandan Nagar Society. Featuring a fun “item-number” starring Ranbir Kapoor, Chillar Party makes for an enjoyable weekend watch.

Chillar Party (2011)

English Vinglish (2012)

Lead Cast: Sridevi

Director: Gauri Shinde

Starring the late Sridevi, English Vinglish is a simple story of a housewife who wants to talk in fluent English so as to stay relevant for her kids and the world around her. The film is adorable and full of warm, feel-good moments.

English Vinglish (2012)

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