Top 10 Highest Rated Indian Movies on IMDb 2021

Top 10 Highest Rated Indian Movies on IMDb 2021

Today we’re presenting the top 10 highest rated Indian movies on IMDb 2021. IMDb is an online database of information related to films, television series, home videos, video games, and streaming content online. Recently IMDb unveiled its list of the most popular Indian movies and series of the year.

Where the Tamil movie Jai Bhim and Bollywood movie Shershaah led the list of most popular films, while Aspirants and Dhindora led the list of the most popular series of the year. Here we gonna present you IMDb’s top-rated Indian movies. Of all the movies released theatrically and digitally in India. So without further delay let’s jump into the IMDb top-rated Indian movies 2021:

List of Highest-Rated Indian Movies on IMDb 2021:

Movie NameIMDb RatingVotes (K-thousand)Release DateDirectorCastPlatforms
Jai Bhim9.4165k2 November 2021 T. J. GnanavelSuriya
Lijomol Jose
Rajisha Vijayan
Prakash Raj
Rao Ramesh
Amazon Prime Video
Shershaah8.7 111k12 August 2021VishnuvardhanSidharth Malhotra
Kiara Advani
Amazon Prime Video
Sardar Udham8.8 34k16 October 2021Shoojit SircarVicky Kaushal
Shaun Scott
Stephen Hogan
Amol Parashar
Banita Sandhu
Kirsty Averton
Amazon Prime Video
Sarpatta Parambarai8.719k22 July 2021Pa. RanjithArya
John Kokken
Shabeer Kallarakkal
Dushara Vijayan
Anupama Kumar
Sanchana Natarajan
Amazon Prime Video
Drishyam 2 8.6 33k18 February 2021Jeethu JosephMohanlal
Ansiba Hassan
Esther Anil
Amazon Prime Video
Minnal Murali8.3 17k24 December 2021Basil JosephTovino Thomas
Guru Somasundaram
Karnan 8.2 20k9 April 2021Mari SelvarajDhanush
Yogi Babu
Natarajan Subramaniam
Rajisha Vijayan
Amazon Prime Video
Pushpa: The Rise 8.1 21k17 December 2021SukumarAllu Arjun
Rashmika Mandanna
Fahadh Faasil
Amazon Prime Video
Mimi 8.0 35k26 July 2021Laxman UtekarKriti Sanon
Pankaj Tripathi
Shiddat 8.0 16k1 October 2021Kunal DeshmukhSunny Kaushal
Radhika Madan
Mohit Raina
Diana Penty
Disney+ Hotstar

1. Jai Bhim

At the top of our list is Jai Bhim. Tamil movie Jai Bhim was written and directed by T. J. Gnanavel, starring Suriya, Lijomol Jose, Manikandan, Rajisha Vijayan, Prakash Raj, Rao Ramesh. The film is currently the highest user-rated film on IMDb with a score of 9.4/10 based on 165k votes. While becoming the first Indian film to achieve the feat, it surpassed the ratings of The Shawshank Redemption (1994) and The Godfather (1972). It was also IMDb’s most popular Indian film of the year.

The film was released on Amazon Prime Video, prior to Diwali, on 2 November 2021, as part of a multi-film deal signed by 2D Entertainment. Jai Bhim became the most-searched film of 2021 in India on Google. It was also fourth in the list of films that were tweeted about most in 2021, according to a report published by Twitter. Several publications including The Indian Express, The News Minute, Hindustan Times, Firstpost, and India Today, listed Jai Bhim as one of the best Tamil films of 2021.

Jai Bhim is based on a true incident in 1993, which involves a case fought by Justice K. Chandru, it revolves around the lives of Sengeni and Rajakannu, a couple from the Irular tribe. Rajakannu was arrested by the police and was later missing from the police station. Sengeni seeks the help of an advocate Chandru to seek justice for her husband. Chandru files a habeas corpus case and he refers Rajan case to continue further to find the truth.

2. Shershaah

Shershaah is based on the life of Param Vir Chakra-awardee Captain Vikram Batra, from his first posting in the army to his death in the Kargil War. The film is directed by Vishnuvardhan, stars Sidharth Malhotra as Vikram Batra and Kiara Advani as his girlfriend Dimple Cheema.

Shershaah IMDb rating is 8.7 out of 10 based on 111 thousand votes. The film premiered on 12 August 2021 on Amazon Prime Video, and it became Amazon Prime India’s most-watched film.

3. Sardar Udham

Another biographical movie Sardar Udham based on the life of Udham Singh, a freedom fighter from Punjab who assassinated Michael O’Dwyer in London to avenge the 1919 Jallianwala Bagh massacre in Amritsar.

Sardar Udham is directed by Shoojit Sircar, starred Vicky Kaushal, Shaun Scott, Stephen Hogan, Amol Parashar, Banita Sandhu and Kirsty Averton. The film’s IMDb rating is 8.8/10 based on 34,000 votes. The film was released on 16 October 2021.

4. Sarpatta Parambarai

Sarpatta Parambarai Tamil movies directed by Pa. Ranjith, stars Arya, John Kokken, Shabeer Kallarakkal, Dushara Vijayan, Pasupathy, Anupama Kumar and Sanchana Natarajan. Set in the 1970s, the film revolves around a clash between two clans namely Idiyappa Parambarai and Sarpatta Parambarai in North Chennai, which also showcases the boxing culture in the locality and also the politics being involved in it.

The film gets an 8.7/10 rating based on 19 thousand votes on IMDb. Sarpatta Parambarai was released on 22 July 2021, via the giant streaming platform Amazon Prime Video.

5. Drishyam 2

Our 5th IMDb top rated Indian movies is Drishyam 2: The Resumption. The film was written and directed by Jeethu Joseph, stars Mohanlal, Meena, Ansiba Hassan, Esther Anil.

IMDb rating for this movie is 8.6/10 based on 33 thousand votes. Drishyam 2 was released worldwide on the midnight of 18 February 2021, via the digital streaming platform Amazon Prime Video. It was made available for streaming in over 240 countries.

6. Minnal Murali

Minnal Murali Movie (2021) Cast & Crew, Release Date, Story, Review, Poster, Trailer, Budget, Collection

The 6th position is taken by the Malayalam superhero film Minnal Murali with a rating of 8.3/10 based on 17 thousand votes on IMDb.

Minnal Murali is directed by Basil Joseph, featuring Tovino Thomas as Jaison and Guru Somasundaram as Shibu. The film was released directly through the streaming platform Netflix on 24 December 2021 and dubbed and released in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Hindi and English along with the original version.

7. Karnan

Dhanush starrer Karnan is directed by Mari Selvaraj, Lal, Yogi Babu, Natarajan Subramaniam, and Rajisha Vijayan also featured in the film. The film received an 8.2 out of 10 rating on IMDb with 20,000 votes.

Karnan was theatrical release on 9 April 2021, as well as the film, began streaming on Amazon Prime Video from 14 May 2021.

8. Pushpa: The Rise

Pushpa: The Rise Movie (2021) Cast & Crew, Release Date, Story, Review, Poster, Trailer, Budget, Collection
Pushpa: The Rise Movie

The most anticipated Indian movie in 2021 Pushpa: The Rise – Part 1 is written and directed by Sukumar. It stars Allu Arjun, Rashmika Mandanna and Fahadh Faasil. In the first of two cinematic parts, the film depicts the rise of a coolie in the smuggling syndicate of red sanders, a rare wood that grows only in the Seshachalam Hills of Andhra Pradesh state.

Pushpa: The Rise is placed in 8th position with an 8.1/10 rating based on 21 thousand votes. The film was theatrically released on 17 December 2021. Amazon Prime Video acquired the digital rights in all languages which include Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Hindi and Kannada versions.

9. Mimi

Kriti Sanon and Pankaj Tripathi starrer Mimi is written and directed by Laxman Utekar. The film is a remake of the Marathi film Mala Aai Vhhaychy! (2011) by Samruddhi Porey.

The film has an 8.0/10 rating on IMDb based on 35 thousand votes. The film was distributed worldwide by Netflix and JioCinema on 26 July 2021. However, four days before the release, the platform JioCinema released the film earlier for a few minutes on 26 July 2021 and resulting in online piracy as it was made available for torrent sites and illegal movie streaming platforms. To counter piracy, both Netflix and JioCinema premiered the film on the same date instead of 30 July.

10. Shiddat

Our top 10 highest rated Indian movies on IMDb 2021 is Shiddat with an 8.0/10 rating based on 16 thousand.

Shiddat: Journey Beyond Love is directed by Kunal Deshmukh, featuring Sunny Kaushal, Radhika Madan, Mohit Raina and Diana Penty. The film premiered on 1 October 2021 on Disney+ Hotstar.

Here we have got the other IMDb top-rated Indian movies 2021. These movies are not included in the list of the top 10 highest rated Indian movies on IMDb 2021 but this article is incomplete if we don’t mention these movies.

Movie NameIMDb RatingVotes (K-thousand)Release DateDirectorCastPlatforms
Garuda Gamana Vrishabha Vahana 9.1 2k19 November 2021Raj B. ShettyRaj B. Shetty
Rishab Shetty
#Home 9.0 11k19 August 2021Rojin ThomasIndrans
Manju Pillai
Sreenath Bhasi
Naslen K. Gafoor
Kainakary Thankaraj
Johny Antony
Amazon Prime Video
Maanaadu8.8 17k25 November 2021Venkat PrabhuSilambarasan
S. J. Suryah
Kalyani Priyadarshan
Mandela 8.5 6.1k4 April 2021Madonne AshwinYogi Babu
Sheela Rajkumar
The Great Indian Kitchen 8.3 7.2k15 January 2021Jeo BabyNimisha Sajayan
Suraj Venjaramoodu
Amazon Prime Video
Nayattu 8.1 6.2k8 April 2021Martin PrakkatKunchako Boban
Joju George
Nimisha Sajayan
Master 7.8 67k13 January 2021Lokesh KanagarajVijay
Vijay Sethupathi
Haseen Dillruba 6.9 24k2 July 2021Vinil MathewTaapsee Pannu
Vikrant Massey
Harshvardhan Rane
Sooryavanshi 6.3 72k5 November 2021Rohit ShettyAkshay Kumar
Katrina Kaif

So, this is the end of the Top 10 Highest Rated Indian Movies on IMDb 2021.Thank you for staying until the end. I hope you get what you want. If you haven’t seen any of the movies above, I highly recommend you to watch them. It’s really worth watching and please don’t forget to comment on your favourite movie. Cheers!!!


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