List of Best Cult Classic Hindi Movies of All Time

Top 10 Cult Movies in Hindi Cinema. modern cult film.  A cult film is a movie that is unpopular with mainstream audiences but is enjoyed by another section of the audience who will be devoted to that particular film for it's revolutionary or wacky story telling that will tantalize them in a way, a mainstream film cannot possibly adhere to.

Another form of a cult movie, stands for a movie not gaining success or popularity at the time of it's release but later being discovered by cine goers & hailed as a timeless classic. And in this scenario, the mainstream audience & the art house, cult cinema lovers, might find themselves together in the same pool of creatively validating their beloved movie.

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Hera Pheri (2000)

It has achieved a cult status among Indian audiences[15] and is regarded as one of the best Hindi comedy films ever made.[11] The dialogues, "Rakh! Rakh teri maa ki rakh!" and "Khopdi tod saale ka" said by Baburao Apte (Paresh Rawal) became widely famous and is used popularly in Indian memes.

Phir Hera Pheri 2006

Kaagaz Ke Phool (1959)

Mera Naam Joker (1970)

Sholay (1975)

Bobby (1973)
Pakeezah (1972)
Kaala Patthar (1979)
Janta Hawaldar (1979)
Jugnu (1973)
Laila Majnu (1976)
Naukri (1978)

Silsila (1981)
Kabzaa (1988)
Insaf Ka Tarazu (1980)
Om Dar-B-Dar (1988)
Mr. India (1987)
Avam (1987)
Chameli Ki Shaadi (1986)
Albert Pinto Ko Gussa Kyon Ata Hai (1980)
Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro (1983)
Saagar (1985)
Allah-Rakha (1986) / not realy
Massey Sahib (1986)
Sadma (1983)
Eeshwar (1989) / remake of cult
Aa Gale Lag Jaa (1973) / cult status in Algeria

Hero No. 1 (1997)
Amba (1990)

Agneepath (1990)

Andaz Apna Apna (1994)

King Uncle (1993)
Damini (1993)
Daud: Fun on the Run (1997)


Hera Pheri (2000)

Three unemployed men find the answer to all their money problems when they receive a call from a kidnapper. However, things do not go as planned.

Dil Chahta Hai (2001)

Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein (2001)

Swades (2004)

Phir Hera Pheri (2006)

Style (2001)
Darna Mana Hai (2003)
Bhool Bhulaiyaa (2007)
Ek Chalis Ki Last Local (2007)
Kaminey (2009)
Yeh Hai Jalwa (2002)
Right Here, Right Now (2003)
Teesri Aankh: The Hidden Camera (2006) / remake of cult classic
Khosla Ka Ghosla! (2006)
Haasil (2003)
No Smoking (2007)
Lakshya (2004)


Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011)

Mard Ko Dard Nahin Hota (2018)
Bajrangi Bhaijaan (2015)
Main Hoon Rajinikanth (2015)

Gangs of Wasseypur (2012)

Taare Zameen Par / Like Stars on Earth (2007)
Aisha (2010) / remake of cult classic

Agneepath (1990) 7.7 
Andaz Apna Apna 
2. Andaz Apna Apna (1994) 8.2 
3. Gunda (1998) 7.3 
4. Sooryavansham (1999) 6.3 
Hera Pheri 
5. Hera Pheri (2000) 8.2 
6. Josh (2000) 6.1 
Dil Chahta Hai 
7. Dil Chahta Hai (2001) 8.1 
8. Style (2001) 6.7 
Swades: We, the People 
9. Swades: We, the People (2004) 8.2 
Gangs of Wasseypur 
10. Gangs of Wasseypur (2012) 8.2
11. Shaurya: It Takes Courage to Make Right... Right (2008)