Top 10 Best Bollywood Movies 2000 to 2010 

Hello Bollywood movie lovers! How’s your day going? Wanna make your day enjoyable? Here are some 2000s-era best movies that will make your day enjoyable.

Since the early 2000s, Bollywood has taken movie creation to the next level. It has been said that – from 2000 to 2010s was an incredible decade of the best Bollywood Hindi movie. 

One thing that must be mentioned here is the Bollywood movie industry is one of the best platforms where you can have the chance to prefer the variety, such as love, emotion, thriller, action, etc.

Or on condition that you are looking for something old and classic like a 2000 to 2010s Bollywood movie, we have got you, sir!

Though all movies over this decade are not worth watching. That’s why I’ve enlisted the top 10 great Hindi-Bollywood movies from the 2000s first decades. Let’s have a look!

Here’s a showcase of the 2000s to 2010s Best Bollywood films that every movie lover must watch-

Movie NameIMDb RateRotten Tomatoes Rate
3 Idiots8.4/10100%
Taare Zameen Par (Like Stars on Earth)8.3/1092%
Swades: We, the people 8.2/1082%
Hera Pheri8.1/10N/A
Munna Bhai M.B.B.S8.1/10N/A
Jab We Met7.9/10100%
Kal Ho Naa Ho7.9/1070%
Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai6.9/10N/A
Om Shanti Om6.7/1079%
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1. 3 Idiots

Official trailer:
  • Genre: Comedy, Drama
  • Director: Rajkumar Hirani
  • Cast: Aamir Khan, Madhavan, Mona Singh, Sharman Joshi, Kareena Kapoor, Boman Irani, Omi Vaidya, and so many others.

Plot synopsis:

3 Idiots is a funny, brilliant, thought-provoking, and unlimited entertaining movie that you can ever enjoy. It reflects our memorable journey of struggling as college students and this film is enough to give you goosebumps.

The movie starts with a flashback where two friends Farhan and Raju come to know that their missing friend Rancho has been seen. 3 friends meet together again.

Then the movie makes a flashback to their college life, where they were struggling to get success. They have witnessed many unexpected things in college life.

At the end of the movie, Rancho becomes a great scientist with the help of his acquired knowledge and proves that A certificate is nothing more than a piece of paper.

2. Taare Zameen Par (Like Stars On Earth)

Official Trailer:

  • Genre: Drama, Family 
  • Director: Aamir Khan and 1other
  • Cast: Darsheel Safary, Aamir Khan, Tisca Chopra, Vipin Sharma, Sachet Engineer, Tanay Chheda, Lalitha Lajmi, Girjia Oak, and so many others.

Plot synopsis:

Taare Zameen Paar is one of the best movies of the 2000s Bollywood era that remind us that every child is special. This film carries a lot of emotions and shows true inspiration. If you haven’t seen this movie, you’ve missed the best one.

The story is about 8 years old child named Ishaan Awasthi who’s been suffering from dyslexia. During his disability, he is not able to do anything on his own.

As a result, he fails the exam and can not seem to get anything right in school. That time when he gets into more problems, his parents decided to send him to boarding school.

But the same thing is happening to him, also, he is feeling traumatic because of separation from his family.

One day an art teacher Nikumbh meets with Ishaan and realizes his disability. The teacher starts to give him time and care to help him to find and discover himself as a new Ishaan.

This movie is ultimately one of the greatest films from the 2000s decade.

3. Swades: We, the people 

Official Trailer: 

  • Genre: Drama, Musical
  • Director: Ashutosh Gowariker
  • Cast: Shah Rukh Khan, Gayatri Joshi, Kishori Ballal, Smith Seth, Lekh Tandon, Rajesh Vivek, and so many others.

Plot synopsis: 

Swades is one kind of movie that sends a great message to a patriotic lover. It has also been called a masterpiece because of its unique plot and led by the biggest movie star Shah Rukh Khan.

Well, the movie is set in India, where it seems to tackle the issue that development throws up at the grassroots level.

A patriotic character named Mohan Bhargava returns to his roots to get back his nanny after bringing huge success to NRI by working at the forefront of NASA.

His journey from the USA to a rural village in India became remarkable. He starts to discover Indiana’s origin and completes a project of providing electricity to the villagers.

Meanwhile, he meets Gita, who stays with Kaveriamma( Mohans Nanny ). Mohan falls in love with Gita and realizes the importance of their own Swades.

As a result, he decides to stay forever in India.

This movie is a 10/10 ranked movie from 2000 to 2010 that every nation should watch.

4. Hera Pheri

Official Trailer:

  • Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
  • Director: Priyadarshan
  • Cast: Akshay Kumar, Suniel Shetty, Pares Rawal, Tabu, Om puri, Gulshan Grover, and many others.

Plot synopsis:

If you are looking for a comedy movie with action and crime, I bet you won’t find a better movie than Hera Pheri. It is one of the best comedy films of all time time.

Well, the movie starts with three unemployed men who are looking for answers to all their money crises.

In detail, the first-person Baburao is a landlord who has always been in financial trouble. His tenant’s name is Raja who is not able to pay his rent for many months. 

At the same time, Baburao has another tenant name Shyam. Shyam just arrived in the city to find a new job in his late father’s place.

One day three men get a phone from a kidnapper named Kabira. This trio makes a plan to make money through the kidnapper Kabira. 

In that movie, a lot of comedy and twists pop up on the screen frequently. I think it’s enough to make the day for you.

5. Munna Bhai M.B.B.S

Official Trailer: 

  • Genre: Comedy, Drama
  • Director: Rajkumar Hirani
  • Cast: Sanjay Dutt, Arshad Warsi, Gracy Singh, Boman Irani, and others.

Plot Synopsis:

Imagine a criminal becoming a doctor to fulfill his father’s dream. Sounds interesting, right?

The Movie Munna Bhai M.B.B.S is about a gangster named Murli Prasad Sharma, who knows as Munna Bhai. He is a local goon in Mumbai city.

Munna’s parents don’t know about his secret character, so they fix his marriage with Dr. Asthana’s daughter Chinky.

Somehow Dr. Asthana comes to know all the truth about Munnq bhai’s criminal activities and reveals it to his parents.

His parents get shocked and leave their hometown as soon as possible. Munna promises to take revenge on Asthana. 

Therefore he starts his journey by getting admission to a medical college to become a doctor.

6. Jab We Met

Official Trailer:

  • Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
  • Director: Imtiaz Ali
  • Cast: Shahid Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor, Tarun Arora, Dara Singh, Pawan Malhotra, and others.

Plot synopsis:

In the 2000s decade, Jab We Met was the best rom-com genre-based movie. A lovely movie that will leave you with a smile on your face.

The scene starts with a depressed businessman Aditya Kashyab who is mourning his father’s death. He gets an emotional break when his girlfriend gets married to another guy.

Aditya decides to travel, so he goes to the Chatrapati train terminal, where he meets Geeta. Somehow Aditya gets stuck with Geeta.

In Bhatinda, Geet’s family is arranging her marriage with Manjeet. But Geeta doesn’t want to marry him. Because she has a boyfriend Anshuman.

To get rid of this problem, Geeta brings Aditya to Bhatinda and introduces him to her family. Geeta takes help from Aditya and runs away from the house and towards Anshuman.

A few months later, Geeta understands that things are not going well with Anshuman. Aditya is trying to fix that couple, but coincidentally he falls in love with Geeta.

That’s how it ends up.

7. Kal Ho Naa Ho

Official Trailer:

  • Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
  • Director: Nikkhil Advani
  • Cast: Preity Zinta, Shah Rukh Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Jaya Bachchan, and others.

Plot synopsis:

A heartwarming movie with comedy, romance, and deep emotions. A lady narrates the story of this film.

Naina is an introverted and depressing girl struggling with her life. Her family committed suicide many years ago but it left a hilarious impact on her heart.

But when Aman arrives in her life, the roses start blooming in her life. Gain falls in love with him. Unfortunately, Aman has a dark secret that’s why he can’t marry Naina. 

The secret is something very bad that Aman can’t even reveal to Naina. So he decides to set her up with someone else’s love.

8. Kaho Naa… Pyaar Hai

Official Trailer:

  • Genre: Action, Musical, Romance
  • Director: Rakesh Roshan
  • Cast: Hrithik Roshan, Ameesha Patel, Anupam Kher, Dalip Tahil, and others.

Plot synopsis:

Kaho Naa Pyaar hai is a tender-hearted love story movie from the 2000s era.

A poor musician named Rohit and a rich businessman’s daughter Sonia accidentally falls in love.

They both were present at a party on a cruise ship.

Suddenly they get separated from others and reach a deserted Island. They are enjoying their days until they are rescued.

They get married, but unfortunately, Rohit meets an untimely death. Due to Rohit’s tragic death, Sonia becomes devastated. Her father sends her to New Zealand, where she meets Raj, who looks exactly like Rohit.

A few days later, they both return to India and find out that it is a murder. On the way to finding the truth, Raj and Sonia discover something like love is coincidentally developing between them.

9. Om Shanti Om

Official Trailer:

  • Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Musical, Romance, Thriller
  • Director: Farah Khan
  • Cast: Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Arjun Rampal, Kirron Kher, Shreyas Talpade, Bindu Desai, Jawed Sheikh, Satish Shah, Yuvika Chaudhary, and many others.

Plot synopsis:

You may hear this famous dialogue, “Ek chutki sindoor ki keemat tum kya jaano Ramesh babu.” And this dialogue is from none other than Om Shanti Om.

This film sets in the 1970s; Om is a junior artist in the Bollywood industry. Om falls in love with his co-actress, Shantipriya.

He seems very happy until he knows that Shantipriya is married to the film producer Mukesh and expecting a child.

The villain Mukesh locked Shantipriya in a studio and set fire to kill Shantipriya because of his career safety. Om tries his best to rescue her but eventually, they both die.

30 years later, Om is reborn as a Bollywood actor Rajesh Kaapor. He meets with Mukesh, and together they plan to make a movie Om Shanti Om. 

Here, Om meets with his beloved Shanti and starts to regain his memory…

This movie is undoubtedly the best one from the late 2000 to the early 2010s period. With an amazing plot, it has some fantastic songs that are surely gonna blown your mind.

10. Dabangg

Official Trailer:

  • Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
  • Director: Abhinav Kashyap
  • Cast: Salman Khan, Sonakshi Sinha, Sonu Sood, Arbaaz khan, Vinod Khanna, Dimple Kapadia, Om puri, Anupam Kher, Mahie Gill, and others.

Plot synopsis:

Dabangg was a blockbuster in 2010 and had enough juice to bring entertainment. This movie is about a corrupt police officer who faces many challenges from politicians and gangsters.

The movie is set in Uttar Pradesh in India, where a young boy named Chulbul Panday lives with his family. After being abused by his stepfather Prajapati, he refuses to do anything with him instead of becoming a great policeman.

One day, Chulbul is doing his duties suddenly; he meets drunk Haria’s beautiful daughter Rajjo and instantly falls in love with her. He gets married to her.

On the condition that it’s about dealing with corruption or any other issues, he solves everything in his way.


Woah!! What an amazing Bollywood era from the 2000s to the 2010s.

From extraordinary movies to legendary actors, the era gave Bollywood fans a lot more than any other year could have been able to give.

In the above list, I’ve gathered the best Bollywood movies from 2000 to 2010s. If you fully read that article, you will understand what a mind-blowing movie has been made since 2000.

So, what are you doing here? Take a seat with red wine and start watching that remarkable movie one by one.


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