2024 is inching closer and it’s that time of year when most people are partying harder and having boozy nights. But here’s the catch. Introverted persons like me would rather like to snuggle fest on the couch, rather than partying all night on New Year’s Eve. And what’s a better way to kick off the year with a bucket of popcorn and a fantastic film?

Best New Year Movies
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Whether it’s a blend of heartwarming classics, exhilarating adventures, or laugh-out-loud comedies, they will be perfect for setting the tone for a promising year ahead from the comfort of our cozy cocoons. As fireworks will light up the sky and resolutions take flight, we’ve curated a list of 40 Best New Year movies to make your night worth it. No doubt, These are the best movies for New Year’s Eve to watch.

Sr No.Movie Name & YearIMDb Rating
1.Dil Chahta Hai (2001)8.1
2.Lakshya (2004)7.8
3.Swades (2004)8.2
4. Sholay (1975)8.1
5.Agneepath (1990)7.6
6.Jab We Met (2007)7.9
7.Omkara (2006) 7.7
8.Khosla Ka Ghosla! (2006)8.3
9.Don (2006)7.1
10.Rocket Singh: Salesman Of The Year (2009)7.5
11.Singh Is Kinng (2008)5.7
12.A Wednesday (2008)8.1
13.Om Shanti Om (2007)6.7
14.Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham (2001)7.4
15.Sehar (2005)7.7
16.Rock On (2008) 8
17.Udaan (2010)8.1
18.Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar (1992)8.1
19.Taare Zameen Par (2007)8.3
20.Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani (2013)7.2
21.Bang Bang (2014)5.6
22.Bajrangi Bhaijaan (2015)8.1
23.3 Idiots (2009)8.4
24.Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011)8.2
25.Bombay (1995)8.1
26.Page 3 (2005)7.3
27.Salaam Bombay! (1988)8
28.Dilwale Dulhania Le Jaayenge (1995)8
29.Dev.D (2009)7.9
30.Highway (2014)7.6
31.Raazi (2018)7.7
32.Rustom (2016) 7
33.Talvar (2015)8.1
34.Piku (2015)7.6
35.Bajirao Mastani (2015)7.2
36.Barfi! (2012)8.1
37.Mohabbatein (2000)7.1
38.Tanu Weds Manu Returns (2015)7.6
39.2 States (2014)6.9
40.Queen (2013)8.1

New Year’s Movie For Families

Despite all the special things you could do on New Year’s Eve, watching a movie with your family is the warmest of them all. Let’s dive into this collection of family-friendly films that will leave an indelible mark on your memories. Enjoy this list of best New Year’s eve movies which are shortlisted among hundreds.

1. Dil Chahta Hai (2001)

Dil Chahta Hai - Best New year movies
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  • Lead actors: Aamir Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Akshaye Khanna
  • Supporting Artists: Preity Zinta, Sonali Kulkarni
  • Director: Farhan Akhtar
  • Release date: August 10, 2001
  • Run Time: 3h 3m
  • IMDb Rating: 8.1
  • Revenue: ₹397.2 million
  • Language: Hindi

This film follows the lives of three inseparable friends as they navigate love, friendship, and personal growth while facing the trials and joys of adulthood.

2. Lakshya (2004)

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  • Lead actors: Hrithik Roshan, Preity G Zinta, Amitabh Bachchan
  • Supporting Artists: Amitabh Bachchan, Om Puri
  • Director: Farhan Akhtar
  • Release date: June 18, 2004
  • Run Time: 3h 6m
  • IMDb Rating: 7.8
  • Revenue: ₹140 million
  • Language: Hindi

Karan Shergill is an aimless young man who finds direction and purpose after joining the Indian Army. The film chronicles his personal and professional struggles, growth, and transformation from a carefree individual to a determined soldier during the Kargil War, ultimately finding his ‘lakshya’ or goal of serving his country.

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3. Swades (2004)

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  • Lead actors: Shahrukh Khan, Gayatri Joshi
  • Supporting Artists: Kishori Ballal, Smith Seth
  • Director: Ashutosh Gowarikar
  • Release date: December 17, 2004
  • Run Time: 3h 9m
  • IMDb Rating: 8.2
  • Revenue: ₹340 million
  • Language: Hindi

Mohan, a successful Indian scientist travels back to India to track down his beloved nanny Kaveri Amma. During his stay in the village, he discovers his roots and advocates for reform in his village. You will claim it as the best movie for New Year’s eve after watching it.

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4. Sholay (1975)

Sholay - Best New year movies
  • Lead actors: Sanjeev Kumar, Dharmendra, Amitabh Bachchan
  • Supporting Artists: Hema Malini, Jaya Bachchan
  • Director: Ramesh Sippy
  • Release date: August 15, 1975
  • Run Time: 2h 42m
  • IMDb Rating: 8.1
  • Revenue: ₹350 million
  • Language: Hindi

Thakur Baldev Singh, a retired policeman, hires two small-time thieves Jai and Veeru, to help him catch a dangerous dacoit Gabbar Singh. He did so to seek vengeance because Gabber killed all of his family.

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5. Agneepath (1990)

Agneepath - Best New year movies
  • Lead actors: Amitabh Bachchan, Mithun Chakraborty, Madhavi
  • Supporting Artists: Neelam Kothari, Danny Denzongpa
  • Director: Mukul Anand
  • Release date: February 16, 1990
  • Run Time: 2h 54m
  • IMDb Rating: 7.6
  • Revenue: ₹102.5 million
  • Language: Hindi

Vijay, a young boy who sets out to avenge the death of his father becomes a gangster as an adult. This movie highlights his journey to become a formidable underworld figure to achieve justice. New Year’s Eve Movies

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6. Jab We Met (2007)

Jab We Met - Best New year movies
  • Lead actors: Shahid Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Tarun Arora
  • Supporting Artists: Dara Singh Randhawa
  • Director: Imtiaz Ali
  • Release date: October 26, 2007
  • Run Time: 2h 18m
  • IMDb Rating: 7.9
  • Revenue: ₹310 million
  • Language: Hindi

Aditya, a depressed wealthy businessman boards a train and meets a free-spirited girl who transforms his life completely. His perspective of living life completely changes after meeting her.

7. Omkara (2006)

Omkara - Best New year movies
  • Lead actors: Ajay Devgn, Saif Ali Khan, Kareena Kapoor
  • Supporting Artists: Vivek Oberoi, Bipasha Basu, Konkona Sen Sharma
  • Director: Vishal Bhardwaj
  • Release date: July 28, 2006
  • Run Time: 2 hours 35 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 8.1
  • Revenue: ₹350 million
  • Language: Hindi

Omkara, an influential but morally complex gang leader is manipulated by jealousy, ultimately leading to tragic consequences for all involved. His trusted lieutenant Langda Tyagi dreams of becoming his successor. Langda Tyagi, consumed by envy due to a perceived slight, orchestrates a series of events that lead to a devastating climax of love, betrayal, and loss.

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8. Khosla Ka Ghosla! (2006)

Khosla Ka Ghosla- Best New year movies
  • Lead actors: Anupam Kher, Boman Irani, Parvin Dabas
  • Supporting Artists: Vinay Pathak, Ranvir Shorey, Tara Sharma
  • Director: Dibakar Banerjee
  • Release date: October 22, 2006
  • Run Time: 2 hours 15 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 8.3
  • Revenue: ₹100 million
  • Language: Hindi

This movie revolves around how the Khosla family gets together to reclaim the land right under Khurana’s nose. Kamal Kishore Khosla’s journey in gaining back his land highlights the resilience and wit of the common man against corruption and deceit in society.

9. Don (2006)

Don - Best New year movies
  • Lead actors: Shah Rukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra
  • Supporting Artists: Arjun Rampal, Boman Irani
  • Director: Farhan Akhtar
  • Release date: October 20, 2006
  • Run Time: 2 hours 51 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 7.1
  • Revenue: ₹1.06 billion
  • Language: Hindi

DCP D’Silva hires criminal kingpin Don’s lookalike Vijay to find his secrets. However, Vijay struggles to reveal his true identity as D’Silva dies.

10. Rocket Singh: Salesman Of The Year (2009)

Rocket Singh: Salesman Of The Year - Best New year movies
  • Lead actors: Ranbir Kapoor, Gauahar Khan
  • Supporting Artists: Shazahn Padamsee, Prem Chopra
  • Director: Shimit Amin
  • Release date: December 11, 2009
  • Run Time: 2 hours 36 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 7.5
  • Revenue: ₹33 crore
  • Language: Hindi

Harpreet Singh Bedi, a fresh graduate aspires to succeed in the world of sales. After being ridiculed by his colleagues and his employer he plans to start his own small business by creating a parallel company within the same office space where he works.

11. Singh Is Kinng (2008)

Singh Is Kinng - Best New year movies
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  • Lead actors: Akshay Kumar, Katrina Kaif
  • Supporting Artists: Sonu Sood, Neha Dhupia
  • Director: Anees Bazmee
  • Release date: August 8, 2008
  • Run Time: 2 hours 15 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 5.7
  • Revenue: ₹1.19 billion
  • Language: Hindi

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12. A Wednesday (2008)

A Wednesday - Best New year movies
  • Lead actors: Naseeruddin Shah, Anupam Kher
  • Supporting Artists: Jimmy Sheirgill, Deepal Shaw
  • Director: Neeraj Pandey
  • Release date: September 5, 2008
  • Run Time: 1 hour 44 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 8.1
  • Revenue: ₹340 million
  • Language: Hindi

Naseeruddin Shah plays the character of a nameless man in the film, who calls the Mumbai Police and tells them he has placed five different bombs in the city, all set to go off in some time. He demands the release of four terrorists in exchange for not detonating the bombs.

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13. Om Shanti Om (2007)

Om Shanti Om - Best New year movies
  • Lead actors: Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone
  • Supporting Artists: Arjun Rampal, Shreyas Talpade
  • Director: Farah Khan
  • Release date: November 9, 2007
  • Run Time: 2 hours 42 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 6.7
  • Revenue: ₹1.49 billion
  • Language: Hindi

Om, a film junior artist, falls in love with a leading actress Shanti. He dies while trying to save her from a fire. 30 years later he is reborn and takes revenge for her murder.

14. Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham (2001)

Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham- Best New year movies
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  • Lead actors: Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Hrithik Roshan, Kareena Kapoor
  • Supporting Artists: Rani Mukerji, Farida Jalal
  • Director: Karan Johar
  • Release date: December 14, 2001
  • Run Time: 3 hours 31 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 7.4
  • Revenue: ₹1.35 billion
  • Language: Hindi

Rahul, the son of an affluent family, gets banished by his parents after he decides to marry a girl from a middle-class family. The youngest son then goes on a quest to unite them.

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15. Sehar (2005)

Sehar - Best New year movies
  • Lead actors: Arshad Warsi, Mahima Chaudhry
  • Supporting Artists: Sushant Singh, Pankaj Kapur
  • Director: Kabeer Kaushik
  • Release date: July 29, 2005
  • Run Time: 2 hours 3 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 7.5
  • Revenue: Not Available
  • Language: Hindi

Ajay Kumar, a brave police officer of Lucknow is assigned to lead an anti-organized crime task force aiming to eradicate the mafia and criminal gangs in the region. He faces numerous challenges and dangers when he gets closer to dismantling the criminal empire.

New Year’s Movie For Friends

New Year’s Eve is a time for celebration and creating cherishable memories with friends. And what’s a better way to mark this occasion than with a movie night and fun-filled laughter with friends? These films promise to set the tone for a memorable evening, fostering a sense of togetherness and entering in New Year with warmth and joy. So enjoy this curated list of best New Year movies with your friends for a memorable night.

16. Rock On (2008)

Rock On- Best New year movies
  • Lead actors: Arjun Rampal, Farhan Akhtar
  • Supporting Artists: Luke Kenny, Prachi Desai
  • Director: Abhishek Kapoor
  • Run Time: 2h 25m
  • Release date: August 29, 2008
  • IMDb Rating: 7.7
  • Revenue: ₹270 million
  • Language: Hindi

Rock On revolves around the story of four friends Aditya, Joe, Kedar, and Rob who who were once part of a popular rock band called Magik but got disbanded. This film portrays the journey of their emotional reunion after four years. This is the best movie for New Year’s Eve to watch.

17. Udaan (2010)

Udaan - Best New year movies
  • Lead actors: Rajat Barmecha, Ronit Roy
  • Supporting Artists: Aayan Boradia, Ram Kapoor
  • Director: Vikramaditya Motwane
  • Release date: July 16, 2010
  • Run Time: 2 hours 18 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 8.2
  • Revenue: ₹70 million
  • Language: Hindi

Rohan, a teenager expelled from boarding school returns home to a strict father and a half-brother he was unaware of. Battling his father’s strict rules and regulations, he dreams of becoming a writer.

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18. Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar (1992)

Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar- Best New year movies
  • Lead actors: Aamir Khan, Ayesha Jhulka
  • Supporting Artists: Mamik Singh, Deepak Tijori, Pooja Bedi
  • Director: Mansoor Khan
  • Release date: May 22, 1992
  • Run Time: 2 hours 54 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 8.2
  • Revenue: ₹15 million
  • Language: Hindi

Sanjay Lal Sharma, a wealthy and rigid student from Modern School is the undisputed champion in the annual cycling race. However, things take a competitive turn when Ratan, a student from Rajput College, takes up the challenge to win the race and reclaim pride in his school.

19. Taare Zameen Par (2007)

Taare Zameen Par- Best New year movies
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  • Lead actors: Aamir Khan, Darsheel Safary
  • Supporting Artists: Tisca Chopra, Vipin Sharma
  • Director: Aamir Khan (credited as Amole Gupte)
  • Release date: December 21, 2007
  • Run Time: 2 hours 45 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 8.4
  • Revenue: ₹889 million
  • Language: Hindi

Ishan Awasthi, an 8-year-old dyslexic boy struggles with academics and is sent away to boarding school. His life takes a turn when an art teacher Ram Shankar Nikumbh joins the school and understands his artistic talent.

20. Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani (2013)

Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani- Best New year movies
  • Lead actors: Ranbir Kapoor, Deepika Padukone
  • Supporting Artists: Aditya Roy Kapur, Kalki Koechlin
  • Director: Ayan Mukerji
  • Release date: May 31, 2013
  • Run Time: 2 hours 40 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 7.1
  • Revenue: ₹3.03 billion
  • Language: Hindi

Kabir and Naina share a bond on a camping trip to Manali. But before Naina can express her feelings, Kabir leaves India. But as faith has it, they later reunite at a friend’s wedding and confess their feelings for each other.

21. Bang Bang (2014)

Bang Bang- Best New year movies To Watch
  • Lead actors: Hrithik Roshan, Katrina Kaif
  • Supporting Artists: Danny Denzongpa, Jaaved Jaaferi
  • Director: Siddharth Anand
  • Release date: October 2, 2014
  • Run Time: 2 hours 33 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 5.5
  • Revenue: ₹3.41 billion
  • Language: Hindi

Harleen leads a boring life as a bank manager and lives with her grandmother. But her world turns upside down when she meets Rajveer, a mysterious man.

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22. Bajrangi Bhaijaan (2015)

Bajrangi Bhaijaan- Best New year movies
  • Lead actors: Salman Khan, Harshaali Malhotra
  • Supporting Artists: Kareena Kapoor Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui
  • Director: Kabir Khan
  • Release date: July 17, 2015
  • Run Time: 2 hours 43 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 8.0
  • Revenue: ₹969.06 crore
  • Language: Hindi

Pawan, a Lord Hanuman devote, finds a little girl who is speech impaired. After finding out that the girl is from Pakistan, he tries everything he can to help her reunite with her family.

23. 3 Idiots (2009)

3 Idiots- Best New year movies
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  • Lead actors: Aamir Khan, R. Madhavan, Sharman Joshi
  • Supporting Artists: Kareena Kapoor Khan, Boman Irani
  • Director: Rajkumar Hirani
  • Release date: December 25, 2009
  • Run Time: 2 hours 50 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 8.4
  • Revenue: ₹460 crore
  • Language: Hindi

Farhan and Raju form a great bond with their fellow roommate Rancho due to his unique outlook towards life. However, they drift apart after finishing college only to be reunited due to an absurd bet.

24. Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011)

Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara- Best New year movies
  • Lead actors: Hrithik Roshan, Farhan Akhtar, Abhay Deol
  • Supporting Artists: Katrina Kaif, Kalki Koechlin
  • Director: Zoya Akhtar
  • Release date: July 15, 2011
  • Run Time: 2 hours 35 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 8.1
  • Revenue: ₹153 crore
  • Language: Hindi

Three collegues Kabir, Imran, and Arjun take a road trip across Europe, years after drifting apart. The trip is an opportunity for them to mend fences and learn valuable life lessons as well.

25. Bombay (1995)

Bombay - Best New year movies
  • Lead actors: Arvind Swamy, Manisha Koirala
  • Supporting Artists: Nassar, Tinnu Anand
  • Director: Mani Ratnam
  • Release date: March 10, 1995
  • Run Time: 2 hours 19 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 8.1
  • Revenue: ₹35 crore
  • Language: Hindi

Shekhar, a Hindu man, and Shaila Bano, a Muslim woman fall in love and decide to elope as their family disapprove of their relationship. Their love story becomes entangled in the communal violence that erupts in Bombay (now Mumbai) following religious tensions.

26. Page 3 (2005)

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  • Lead actors: Konkona Sen Sharma, Atul Kulkarni
  • Supporting Artists: Boman Irani, Sandhya Mridul
  • Director: Madhur Bhandarkar
  • Release date: January 21, 2005
  • Run Time: 2 hours 19 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 7.1
  • Revenue: ₹11 crore
  • Language: Hindi

Madhavi Sharma, a journalist works for a newspaper’s Page 3 section. She covers the high-profile social events, parties, the dual lives of celebrities, and the hypocrisy and insecurities they live with.

27. Salaam Bombay (1988)

Salaam Bombay- Best New year movies
  • Lead actors: Shafiq Syed, Raghubir Yadav
  • Supporting Artists: Anita Kanwar, Nana Patekar
  • Director: Mira Nair
  • Release date: September 15, 1988
  • Run Time: 1 hour 53 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 8.0
  • Revenue: Not available
  • Language: Hindi

Krishna, a young boy leaves his rural home and arrives in the bustling city of Mumbai with dreams of making a living. However, harsh reality hits back when he finds himself in the harsh and unforgiving world of street life.

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28. Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995)

Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge- Best New year movies
  • Lead actors: Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol
  • Supporting Artists: Amrish Puri, Farida Jalal, Anupam Kher
  • Director: Aditya Chopra
  • Release date: October 20, 1995
  • Run Time: 3 hours 10 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 8.1
  • Revenue: ₹1.07 billion
  • Language: Hindi

Raj and Simran meet during a trip across Europe. After a tricky start, they eventually fall in love with each other. However, it turns out that Simran has been promised to a different guy and is taken to India and Raj follows her to win her father over.

29. Dev.D (2009)

Dev.D- Best New year movies
  • Lead actors: Abhay Deol, Mahie Gill
  • Supporting Artists: Kalki Koechlin
  • Director: Anurag Kashyap
  • Release date: February 6, 2009
  • Run Time: 2 hours 18 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 8.0
  • Revenue: ₹140 million
  • Language: Hindi

Dev, a rich young man finds solace in drugs after he breaks up with his childhood love Paro. This film delves into Dev’s journey of self-discovery, his struggles with addiction, and his attempts at unconventionally finding redemption and love.

30. Highway (2014)

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  • Lead actors: Alia Bhatt, Randeep Hooda
  • Supporting Artists: Durgesh Kumar, Pradeep Nagar
  • Director: Imtiaz Ali
  • Release date: February 21, 2014
  • Run Time: 2 hours 13 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 7.6
  • Revenue: ₹47 crore
  • Language: Hindi

Veera is a rich young woman who is bound by the customs of her family. She begins to confront her inner demons and finds solace in freedom after being kidnapped by Mahabir and his gang while on a road trip.

31. Raazi (2018)

Raazi - Best New year movies
  • Lead actors: Alia Bhatt
  • Supporting Artists: Vicky Kaushal, Rajit Kapur, Shishir Sharma, Jaideep Ahlawat
  • Director: Meghna Gulzar
  • Release date: May 11, 2018
  • Run Time: 2 hours 18 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 7.8
  • Revenue: ₹196.65 crore
  • Language: Hindi

Sehmat Khan, a Kashmiri undercover RAW agent is married off to a Pakistani military officer, Iqbal Syed, under the guise of national duty. She gathers crucial information that aids India during the conflict while grappling with personal dilemmas and moral conflicts.

32. Rustom (2016)

Rustom - Best New year movies
  • Lead actors: Akshay Kumar, Ileana D’Cruz
  • Supporting Artists: Arjan Bajwa, Esha Gupta, Pavan Malhotra, Kumud Mishra
  • Director: Tinu Suresh Desai
  • Release date: August 12, 2016
  • Run Time: 2 hours 28 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 7.1
  • Revenue: ₹210 crore
  • Language: Hindi

Rustom, a naval officer returns home to his wife Cynthia. Soon, he gets emotionally scattered when he discovers her affair with Vikram, a close friend, and is accused of murdering him.

33. Talvar (2015)

Talvar - Best New year movies
  • Lead actors: Irrfan Khan, Konkona Sen Sharma, Neeraj Kabi
  • Supporting Artists: Sohum Shah, Atul Kumar, Gajraj Rao
  • Director: Meghna Gulzar
  • Release date: October 2, 2015
  • Run Time: 2 hours 12 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 8.2
  • Revenue: ₹33.81 crore
  • Language: Hindi

It is a crime drama film, which is based on a real-life 2008 Noida double murder case. It involved the murders of a teenage girl, Aarushi Talwar, and the family’s domestic help, Hemraj Banjade.

34. Piku (2015)

Piku - Best New year movies
  • Lead actors: Deepika Padukone, Amitabh Bachchan, Irrfan Khan
  • Supporting Artists: Moushumi Chatterjee, Jishu Sengupta
  • Director: Shoojit Sircar
  • Release date: May 8, 2015
  • Run Time: 2 hours 5 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 7.6
  • Revenue: ₹141 crore
  • Language: Hindi

Piku Banerjee, an architect takes her ageing father Bhaskor Banerjee on a road trip. Despite their disparate ideologies and fights over trivial issues, this trip brings her closer to her father.

35. Bajirao Mastani (2015)

Bajirao Mastani- Best New year movies
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  • Lead actors: Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone, Priyanka Chopra
  • Supporting Artists: Tanvi Azmi, Vaibhav Tatwawaadi, Mahesh Manjrekar
  • Director: Sanjay Leela Bhansali
  • Release date: December 18, 2015
  • Run Time: 2 hours 38 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 7.2
  • Revenue: ₹356 crore
  • Language: Hindi

Maratha general, Baji Rao, who is married to Kashibai, falls in love with a warrior princess Mastani. They struggle to make their love triumph amid opposition from their families.

36. Barfi! (2012)

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  • Lead actors: Ranbir Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, Ileana D’Cruz
  • Supporting Artists: Saurabh Shukla, Ashish Vidyarthi, Jisshu Sengupta
  • Director: Anurag Basu
  • Release date: September 14, 2012
  • Run Time: 2 hours 31 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 8.1
  • Revenue: ₹175 crore
  • Language: Hindi

Murphy, a deaf and mute boy falls in love with Shruti Ghosh, but due to various circumstances and societal pressures, they are unable to be together. Subsequently, Jhilmil Chatterjee a girl with autism enters into his life, leading to an unusual yet heartfelt relationship between the two.

37. Mohabbatein (2000)

Mohabbatein - Best New year movies
  • Lead actors: Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
  • Supporting Artists: Uday Chopra, Jugal Hansraj, Jimmy Sheirgill, Shamita Shetty, Kim Sharma, Preeti Jhangiani, Anupam Kher
  • Director: Aditya Chopra
  • Release date: October 27, 2000
  • Run Time: 3 hours 36 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 7.1
  • Revenue: ₹90 crore
  • Language: Hindi

Narayan Shankar, head of a prestigious school, stands for fear, and authority, and forbids his students to follow their herats. However, a new music teacher, Raj Aryan, joins the Gurukul to challenge his authority and bring a change.

38. Tanu Weds Manu Returns (2015)

Tanu Weds Manu Returns- Best New year movies
  • Lead actors: Kangana Ranaut, R. Madhavan
  • Supporting Artists: Jimmy Sheirgill, Deepak Dobriyal, Swara Bhaskar
  • Director: Aanand L. Rai
  • Release date: May 22, 2015
  • Run Time: 2 hours 8 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 7.7
  • Revenue: ₹258 crore
  • Language: Hindi

Tanu Trivedi and Manoj Sharma are married, but facing marital issues. Amidst their trouble marriage, the latter finds himself drawn towards Kusum “Datto” Sangwan who bears an uncanny resemblance to Tanu.

39. 2 States (2014)

2 States- Best New year movies
  • Lead actors: Arjun Kapoor, Alia Bhatt
  • Supporting Artists: Ronit Roy, Amrita Singh, Revathi
  • Director: Abhishek Varman
  • Release date: April 18, 2014
  • Run Time: 2 hours 29 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 6.9
  • Revenue: ₹175 crore
  • Language: Hindi

Krish Malhotra and Ananya Swaminathan, a young couple fall in love while studying at an elite institution. Coming from contrasting backgrounds, traditions, and lifestyles, they face opposition and challenges from their parents.

40. Queen (2014)

Queen - Best New year movies
  • Lead actors: Kangana Ranaut
  • Supporting Artists: Rajkummar Rao, Lisa Haydon
  • Director: Vikas Bahl
  • Release date: March 7, 2014
  • Run Time: 2 hours 26 minutes
  • IMDb Rating: 8.2
  • Revenue: ₹108 crore
  • Language: Hindi

Rani Mehra is a young woman from Delhi, whose life takes a drastic turn just a few days before her wedding. When her fiancé unexpectedly calls off the wedding, Rani decides to embark on her planned honeymoon trip to Europe alone, despite her initial hesitation.

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