IMDb stands for the Internet Movie Database. It is an online database of information related to television programs, movies and video games. It was launched in 1990. IMDb ratings are considered to be extremely important. Here are the top 10 Indian Movies as per IMDb Rating.
1. AnandWith a rating of 8.7, it tops the list. Starring Amitabh Bachchan, Sumita Sanyal and Rajesh Khanna in the lead, this 1971 movie is about a man with a terminal illness who desires to live life fully. His physician writes a book on him after the inevitable occurs.
2. DrishyamIt has a rating of 8.6. It is a Malayalam movie which released in 2013 and it stars Mohanlal in the lead along with many others. It is the story of a man who tries his best to save his family from punishment after the family commits a crime accidentally.
3. NayakanIt released in 1987. It has a rating of 8.6. Kamal Haasan, Saranya Ponvannan and Delhi Ganesh are among the cast. It is the story about how an aging leader of a systematic mafia lineage searches for a process to die with paramount repletion and least pain.
4. Anbe SivamIt released in 2003. It also has a rating of 8.6. Kamal Haasan, Madhavan and Kiran Rathod are among the cast members. The story revolves around Anbarasu and Nalla Sivam who happen to meet under varied situations and the way their lives are changed throughout the journey.
5. Gol MaalWith a rating of 8.5, this 1979 released movie stars Amol Palekar, Bindiya Goswami and Deven Verma among others. It is a comedy movie revolving around Bhavani Shankar who is hilariously strict and Ramprasad who works under him.
6. Black FridayIt released in 2004. It has a rating of 8.5. It is a movie about the investigations that followed the 1993 serial bomb blasts in Bombay, as told by various people involved such as victims, police, conspirators.
7. Taare Zameen ParWith a rating of 8.4, this Aamir Khan starrer is the story of a dyslexic child and the role of an understanding teacher who has a positive influence on the child’s life. It released in 2007.
8. Jaane Bhi Do YaaroReleased in 1983, this Naseeruddin Shah starrer has a rating of 8.4. It is the story of two friends who are trying to start their own photo studio. They come across murder, wrong dealings and corruption. The movie shows how they fight to bring the guilty into light.
9. Andaz Apna ApnaIt also has a rating of 8.4. It released in 1994. Starring, Salman Khan, Aamir Khan and Raveena Tandon, the movie is about two good-for-nothing boys who compete for the attention of a heiress, but, eventually end up protecting her from an evil criminal.
10. Hera PheriReleased in 2000, this movie has a rating of 8.4. It is about how three unemployed men find the answer to all their financial problems on receiving a kidnapper’s call. But, things become unplanned. It stars Paresh Rawal, Akshay Kumar and Sunil Shetty among others.
These are some of the top Indian movies of all time as per IMDb. Clearly, the starcast of a movie isn’t the only thing that matters. The distinct storyline makes these movies stand out from the rest.