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Bollywood movies »  Best Hindi Political movies

While politics may not be an area of interest to many, the films made on such themes do make an impact on the audience’s mind. Based on popular voting, here’s a list of some of the greatest political movies of all times in Bollywood!

  • No One Killed Jessica movie details

    No One Killed Jessica user rating 3.835/53.835 / 5 (33 votes)

    Released on: 07 Jan 2011

    Genre: Political, Thriller
    Director: Rajkumar Gupta
    Cast: Rani Mukerji, Vidya Balan, Rajesh Sharma and others

    Plot: Is the story about Jessica Lal, a young attractive model trying her hand at bartending who was shot dead at a celebrity party. Her crime was refusing to serve a drink after closing hours to the culprit Manish, son of a prominent politician.full story

  • Peepli Live movie details

    Peepli Live user rating 3.68/53.68 / 5 (77 votes)

    Released on: 13 Aug 2010

    Genre: Drama, Political
    Director: Anushka Rizvi
    Cast: Omkar Das Manikpuri, Naseeruddin Shah, Raghubir Yadav and others

    Plot: A satire on farmers' suicides and the media & political situation in India. After losing their plot of land over an unpaid Govt. loan, Natha & Budhia soon become involved in a chain of events that thrust them into the sudden spotlight of media attention!full story

  • Hu Tu Tu movie details

    Hu Tu Tu user rating 3.43/53.43 / 5 (7 votes)

    Released on: 22 Jan 1999

    Genre: Drama, Political
    Director: Gulzar
    Cast: Tabu, Sunil Shetty, Nana Patekar and others

    Plot: Panna Barve (Tabu), the daughter of Chief Minister Malti Barve (Suhasini Muley) is kidnapped. The kidnappers demand that one of their members be released from police custody and then only they will leave the CM's daughter.full story

  • Andhaa Kaanoon movie details

    Andhaa Kaanoon user rating 3.355/53.355 / 5 (7 votes)

    Released on: 08 Apr 1983

    Genre: Drama, Political
    Director: T. Rama Rao
    Cast: Rajinikanth, Amitabh Bachchan, Hema Malini and others

    Plot: Jan Nissar Akhtar Khan, a Forest Officer is accused of killing a smuggler Ram Gupta and is jailed for the same. Unable to bear this pain Khan's wife commits suicide. After a few years, Khan is released from the jail only to find that Ram Gupta is still alive. He vows to kill him in a full planned manner.full story

  • Inquilaab movie details

    Inquilaab user rating 3.085/53.085 / 5 (6 votes)

    Released on: 27 Jan 1984

    Genre: Drama, Political
    Director: T. Rama Rao
    Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Sridevi, Utpal Dutta and others

    Plot: Amar Nath makes a living selling cinema tickets and fast food snacks outside cinema halls. He is taken under the wing of politician and chairman of "Garchen ki Party" Shankar Narayan, and is made to join the police. He falls in love with Sitaram's daughter Asha. The story revolves around ...full story

  • Aaj Ka M.L.A. Ramavtar movie details

    Aaj Ka M.L.A. Ramavtar user rating 3/53 / 5 (3 votes)

    Released on: 02 Mar 1984

    Genre: Drama, Political
    Director: Dasari Narayan Rao
    Cast: Rajesh Khanna, Shatrughan Sinha, Shabana Azmi and others

    Plot: Ramavatar is a barber by profession while his wife Sushma is educated. Ramavatar becomes an M. L. A. & Thakur Dig Vijay Singh who was a minister becomes the CM. After some days Ramavatar gets irritated with this game of politics. So with the help of wife Sushma he tells the M. L. A. ...full story

  • Aarakshan movie details

    Aarakshan user rating 2.935/52.935 / 5 (54 votes)

    Released on: 12 Aug 2011

    Genre: Drama, Political, Social
    Director: Prakash Jha
    Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Saif Ali Khan, Manoj Bajpai and others

    Plot: Prabhakar is the principal of the state's best college. Deepak, his loyal disciple, will do anything for him and also loves his daughter, Poorbi. Centered on reservations, it is a story of high drama, conflict and rebellion, which tests their love, friendship and loyalty.full story

  • Kurbaan movie details

    Kurbaan user rating 2.845/52.845 / 5 (51 votes)

    Released on: 20 Nov 2009

    Genre: Political, Thriller
    Director: Rensil D`Silva
    Cast: Saif Ali Khan, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Vivek Oberoi and others

    Plot: Kurbaan : Cast: Saif, Kareena, Vivek & others; Dir: Rensil D'Silva; Story: Kareena who lives in the US, comes down to Delhi where she meets Ehsaan (Saif). They get married & move to the US. Soon she realizes that Ehsaan is a terrorist, planning to hijack a plane. It is now upto Kareena & Vivek (a journalist) to thwart Ehsaan’s plans.full story

  • Monica movie details

    Monica user rating 2.5/52.5 / 5 (5 votes)

    Released on: 25 Mar 2011

    Genre: Political
    Director: Sushen Bhatnagar
    Cast: Divya Dutta, Ashutosh Rana, Rajit Kapoor and others

    Plot: The story is based on political games played for power. The central theme of the movie is how small-town women with aspirations of making it big, are exploited and then dumped by the leaders. The film is partly a work of fiction, and partly based on facts.full story

  • Lamhaa movie details

    Lamhaa user rating 2.395/52.395 / 5 (63 votes)

    Released on: 16 Jul 2010

    Genre: Action, Drama, Political
    Director: Rahul Dholakia
    Cast: Sanjay Dutt, Bipasha Basu, Kunal Kapoor and others

    Plot: What seems like a routine investigation ends up being an operation that will change perspectives. It exposes the corrupt nexus of politicians & militancy & the crucification of idealistic & passionate people. In such a scenario, are bullets & bombs the only solution?full story