Bollywood films are made on different subjects and fall under different genres. The script of most of the films is written only to entertain the audience and hence masala films are seen in large numbers at the box office. However, there are also some inspirational movies also which have been released to inspire the moviegoers completely. These motivational movies fill a person with a great confidence in himself and compel him to achieve big in life.

Some people say that Hindi cinema is only popular for releasing movies full of melodramatic content. But we don’t agree to this point as there are several Hindi films which give important messages to everyone to achieve big in life. Here we are listing some of the best motivational movies which have made a huge impact on the lives of many individuals. These films have filled the audience with a great motivation and shaped many lives for the good.

Bhaag Milkha Bhaag

Farhan Akhtar starrer Bhaag Milkha Bhaag released in the year 2013 and brought a wave of motivation in the minds of the audience. The film gives a strong message of following your dream with everything you have got. It not only deals with the hardships of life but also fills a person with many emotions. Although it is a slow movie, still it is one of the best inspirational movies of Bollywood.

Bhaag Milkha Bhaag not only earned a splendid amount in India but also grossed a very good amount in the overseas. Being a true story film, the athlete Milkha Singh himself helped the makers in the filmmaking. He broke down completely when he first saw the movie in the theatres. It grossed over Rs. 100 crores in India and its worldwide collection surpassed Rs. 150 crores.


Guru movie is a masterpiece made in the Hindi cinema. It gives a strong message of following your dreams and stick to it till the end. Abhishek Bachchan gave a marvelous performance in the film and shut the mouths of all his critics. The film shows that one can only succeed in life if he has the courage to follow his heart despite the objections and taunts of the world.

The low-budget film earned an excellent amount in its pocket. Guru performed well in the Indian as well as overseas theatres. All the dialogues of the movie were a hit and filled everyone with a dose of motivation. This film became popular among the business-men and also lauded by everyone for its content.

Rang De Basanti

How a group of friends undertakes a revolution in their college life is shown in this film. Rang De Basanti not only shows love, friendships and all the humanly emotions among the friends. But it also throws light on the power of a person to change the world. It inspires everyone to dare to stand for a cause and make it fruitful.

The multistarrer film received an excellent rating from the critics and the audience also enjoyed the film completely. It started its journey at the box office on a decent note and picked up the pace later on. It held well at the box office and earned a profit of around 90% in the theatres.

Majhi – The Mountain Man

Manji – The Mountain Man portrays the fight of a person with a large mountain. How he dares to dream of breaking a mountain to carve a road for everyone is really inspiring. In this process, he struggles at every moment and encounters with a lot of hardships. But it is his will and courage that keeps him going and finally, his efforts proves to be fruitful. The movie bears an important lesson for all the people who are struggling in their mission to achieve big. It is one of the best inspirational movies of Bollywood.

Majhi movie garnered a powerful response from the critics and held well at the box office. Not only the film but also the main lead, Nawazudddin Siddiqui received positive reviews from the critics as well as the audience. Due to its subject, the film could not collect humongous amount on the big screens but is one of the cult classic movies of Bollywood. It fills everyone with a dose of inspiration and motivation.

Mary Kom

Priyanka Chopra did a fantastic job in the movie, Mary Kom. The film gave a strong message of following your dreams despite all the odds. It is one of the best inspirational movies of all time for all the females who are struggling in their lives because of lack of resources. The movie teaches that if a person is willful and determined then no obstacle can stop him from reaching his goals.

Mary Kom is base on the biography of the person with the same name. The movie was made with only Rs. 15 crores and collected a humongous amount at the box office. Priyanka Chopra received an award for his acting and everyone appreciated her for doing a complete justice to the film.


Lakshya will definitely act as a power booster for all those people who have no aim in their lives. This movie shows how life changes a person from a useless to a responsible person. The need for a target in a person’s life is shown in the movie. Also, the zeal and determination required by a person to achieve his dream without caring about all the odds in life is portrayed in this film.

Hrithik Roshan gave one of the most powerful performances of his career in this film. Lakshya could not earn much amount in the theatres but left a strong mark on the minds of the audience. Farhan Akhtar did an excellent job as a director in this inspiration movie. This was one of the best motivational films for the youth of our country.


Swades movie revolves around the love and attachment for his country. How a NASA scientist realizes the need to improve the pathetic condition of his own country instead of making another country great. The love of a son for his mother is also effective shown in this film. Also, the efforts of villagers to change their lives with the help of one literate person inspires everyone.

Although Swades could not collect a great value, still it touched every persons’s heart. It made us aware of the problems associated with the lives of rural people. Shahrukh Khan received praises for acting superbly in the film and making it worth remembering.

Taare Zameen Par

In this movie, the need to understand the innocence of a child by all the parents and teachers is portrayed very well. The role of a good teacher and parents in the growth of a child is very well shown in this film. Also, it carries a message that every child is born talented and we just need to understand the interest of the child. For all the students who are suffering from some kind of diseases, it is one of the best inspirational movies based on child-teacher relationship.

The film made a huge profit at the box office and attracted a large number of families to its theatres. Dasheel Safary received an award for acting effortlessly as a child actor in the film. Taare Zameen Par started slowly on the big screens but picked up the pace in the second week. This helped it to earn over Rs. 60 crores in India.

3 Idiots

3 Idiots movie is a gem in the list of best motivational movies of Bollywood. The film revolves around the life of engineering students and the problems associated with them. What it teaches us is to seek excellence instead of running after success. If a person is really capable then money and success would definitely follow him.

Aamir Khan’s film became the first film to enter Rs. 200 crores club and was the highest grosser of the year 2014. It fared well at every place and the audience appreciated its concept openly. The dialogue of the film, “Kaamyaab Hone Ke Liye Nahi, Kaabil Hone Ke Liye Padho ….Success Jhakk Maar Kar Peeche Aaayegi” is still a popular dialogue for students.


Neerja is a true story of an air hostess who lost his life fighting with terrorists to save innocent lives on a high-jacked plane. It is one of the best inspirational movies for all females. The film teaches us to live the life with courage and follow our heart. Also, the character of Neerja Bhanot shows the importance of love and honesty in a person’s life.

Sonam Kapoor’s film not only earned an excellent amount in the domestic market. But it also crossed Rs. 100 crores in the worldwide. The actress received excellent reviews from all the critics as well as the audience. All the songs of the films were hit and one of its tracks, Jeete Hain Chal was viewed by a huge number of people on youtube.

So, these were the some of the inspirational movies of Bollywood. Not only these films have entertained us but it also teaches how to live our life facing all the ordeals in life. These are best motivational movies to inspire anyone to achieve his dreams.