Influential Bollywood Movies to Watch on this Summer Break

Indian Cinema industry has as much prolific and talented directors as the actors. If you are someone who enjoys watching meaningful movies, you would want to watch something worthy of your time.

Prolonged summer vacation is at hand with all the exams postponed and classes cancelled. You can watch movies online on the Watcho app. You can also enjoy exclusive original content and web series on this app. Browse through different genres like comedy, thriller, romance, etc. Check out these influential Bollywood movies to add on your watchlist today:

Kal Ho Naa Ho

Kal Ho Naa Ho is a 2003 Indian romantic comedy-drama film directed by Nikkhil Advani is one of the influential Bollywood movies. The film stars Jaya Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Saif Ali Khan, and Preity Zinta. It tells the story of Naina Catherine Kapur, a pessimistic and uptight MBA student. She falls in love with her neighbour Aman Mathur, a terminally ill patient who tries to set Naina up with her best friend Rohit Patel since he fears she will grieve for him if he reciprocates her feelings.

3 Idiots

This movie challenges the education system in India. It gives a message to parents and youngsters to focus on choosing to pursue a goal rather than chasing grades and degrees. This is a comedy movie along with some practical lessons as takeaways. This movie was a super hit and broke all box office records of all times in India.

Taare Zameen Par

This movie addresses the issue of dyslexia. Children with dyslexia struggle a lot in their daily lives. When children score low in exams, sometimes the parents blame it on their carelessness. The child is often punished because of low scores in school. This movie is a must-watch for parents with dyslexic children.

Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

This movie showcases a fun bachelorette trip of three friends in Spain. While it is supposed to be a fun vacation for the three, it turns out to be an adventure trip for them to face their biggest fears in life. At the end of the trip, the to-be groom becomes convinced that he should not get married to his fiancée. While another friend finds his love during the trip and ends up marrying her.


This film was showcased in the Cannes Film Festival in 2010. It showcases the story of thousands of middle-class Indian youths, who wants to break free and follow their dreams. It shows the complexities of youth through the most challenging phase of their lives. It is a very relatable movie and a must-watch for teenagers and young people.


This movie portrays the ongoing brain drain of Indians moving to other countries in search of greener pastures. It revolves around the life of an NRI who works in Nasa and how his visit to a village changes his life along with the lives of many villagers. This movie inspired many NRIs to come back to the country and work for India.

Don’t miss out on watching these great movies with your family and friends on your next movie night.

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