Watching movies is an all-time favorite among many of us. But Historical Hindi movies have a separate fan base. A historic film not only entertains us. But also gives us information about our past. If you want to watch the best Historical Hindi Movies, then the list below will help you a lot.


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Padmaavat is a Hindi language epic period drama film that was released on 25th January 2018. Directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. Its budget was Rs. 150-190 crores and earned around Rs. 585 crores. The three main casts of this movie were Deepika Padukone, who played the role of Padmaavati who was a Rajput queen. She was known for her beauty and intelligence. She was the second wife of King Maharawal Ratan Singh. Shahid Kapoor acted as the king Maharawal Ratan Singh, who was the last Rajput ruler of the Guhila dynasty. He was defeated by Alauddin Khilji’s forces. During the blockade of Chittor. Firstly, Ranveer Singh played the role of Alauddin Khilji. Secondly, the most powerful ruler of the Khalji dynasty. Aditi Rao Hydari, Jim Sarbh, Raza Murad, and Anupriya Goenka were seen in supporting roles. Similarly, it is a movie based on the real incidents during the rule of King Maharawal Ratan Singh, who married Queen Padmaavati. The King was blessed to have a royal priest, Raghav Chetan. But later banished him for his sin. To take revenge from the king, Raghav Chetan traveled to Delhi and informed Khilji about Padmaavati’s beauty, who gained a desire to see Padmaavati and at the end cunningly killed the king but couldn’t fulfill his wish to capture the Rajput queen because all the wives of the Rajputs performed Jauhar (mass suicide) along with Padmaavati. Khilji won Chittor but lose the battle because he couldn’t fulfill his wish.


Jodha Akbar is an epic historical romance film. It was directed, produced, and co-written by Ashutosh Gowariker. It was released on 15th February 2008. As a result, the budget was Rs. 400 million and earned around Rs. 1.2 billion.  It stars Hrithik Roshan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, with Sonu Sood, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, and Ila Arun in supporting roles. The film is narrated by Amitabh Bachchan. This movie centers on the romance between Mughal Emperor Jalal-ud-din Muhammad Akbar (roleplayed by Hrithik Roshan) and the Rajput Princess JodhaBai (role played by Aishwarya Rai), who becomes his wife on a marriage of amenity.


Bajirao Mastani is a Hindi-language epic historical romance film. Directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, produced jointly by Bhansali and Eros International’s Kishore Lulla. This film stars Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra, Tanvi Azmi, Vaibhav Tatwawaadi, and Milind Soman in supporting roles. The movie is based on the Marathi fictional novel Rau by Nagnath S. Inamdar. However, released on 18th December 2015. Its budget was Rs. 145 crores and earned around Rs. 356 crore. Narrated by Irrfan Khan. This movie is all about how king Bajirao (roleplayed by Ranveer Singh) falls in love with Mastani (role played by Deepika Padukone). She was the daughter of the Hindu Rajput King Chhatrasal and his Persian Muslim wife Ruhani Begum. However unaware of the symbol of marriage among Rajputs, Bajirao gives his dagger to Mastani. The movie is all about how the family of Bajirao misbehaves with Mastani and how the two lovers unite after death forever.


manikarnika and panipat movie

It is a Hindi language period drama film based on the life of Rani Lakshmi Bai, as you can depict from the title of the film. It was released on 25th January 2019, was directed by Radha Krishna Jagarlamudi and Kangana Ranaut and Kangana Ranaut played the role of Queen of Jhansi. Its budget was between Rs. 99–125 crores and earned between Rs. 132.95–152 crores. Therefore narrated by Amitabh Bachchan. The film is all about the life of Manikarnika who was the queen of Jhansi.


Firstly it is a Hindi language epic war drama film. Directed by Ashutosh Gowarikar and released on 6th December 2019. Secondly, the budget was Rs. 92 crores and earned around Rs. 49.29 crores. Thirdly, it stars Arjun Kapoor, Sanjay Dutt, and Kriti Sanon. Lastly, this film depicts all the events that took place during the third battle of Panipat but were unsuccessful at the box office.



The films mentioned above are just the top 5 historical Hindi movies to watch. However, there are many more. Best portrayed historical movies such as KESARI, THE LEGEND OF BHAGAT SINGH, TANHAJI, ASHOKA, MOHENJO DARO, etc.  

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