100 Best Inspirational Movies That Make You Feel High

100 Best Inspirational Movies That Make You Feel High

13 Oct 18 @ 4:38 PM

Art affects the humans. It can create an emotion in them. It portrays a world in itself. Cinema is one of the most widely enjoyed art forms in the modern world. When a movie portrays the story of rags to the rich, or the triumph of a strong will or an underdog, or anything that displays the success of the human willpower, it motivates the viewers.

Every person needs inspiration. As our success depends largely on motivation and inspiration, It can be acquired from everywhere in the world. One can learn from movies as the stories teach the viewers in a very simple way. There’s a lot to be learned from motivational movies. They show you how ordinary people have done great feats and become successful. Sometimes, a motivational movie can be based on a true story.  

As in every other Cinema, Indian Cinema also produced inspirational movies. As the leader of Indian Cinema, Bollywood produced a considerable number of inspirational Hindi movies. Likewise, the other industries depicted the success stories of a common man to high achievers.

Movies like Mother India depict how hard work pays and willpower triumphs. Movies like 3 Idiots are generally inspirational for students and the youth. The best motivational movies inspire the viewers and give them an uplifting feeling, and even may make them act.

Based on real lives of people or sometimes inspired from true stories, Bollywood has produced movies focusing on the life struggles of common man, who irrespective of all odds triumph in life and achieve success or sometimes fail but never give up. 

Hindi Cinema is resplendent with a vast number of inspirational movies. Regional language movies are no less. When India's fight for freedom was in full swing, many of the movies incorporated patriotic elements into the storyline to inspire the audience to join the movement.

Here is the list of the best Inspirational movies in Hindi and other Indian languages.

Motivational Hindi Movies

Bollywood produces hundreds of movies every year. The first and largest film industry is also the one to give us a higher number of inspirational movies. Most popular of Hindi movies in recent times and an inspirational source for students and the youth is 3 Idiots. Movies like Anand and Dasvidaniya taught us how to be happy in life despite serious and life-threatening troubles. Sports classics like Dangal and Mary Kom inspire us to achieve our life goals. Movies like Rang De Basanti will inspire patriotism among us. They make us feel uplifted. Here we have listed the best Inspirational movies in Hindi.

Inspirational Bollywood Movies
Movie Cast Director Release Date
Chak de India  Shah Rukh Khan, Sagarika Ghatga Shimit Amin 10 Aug 2007
Lagaan

Aamir Khan, Gracy Singh, Rachel Shelley,

Paul Blackthorne

Ashutosh Gowariker  15 June 2001

Manjhi - The Mountain Man

Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Radhika Apte, Urmila Mahanta,

Tigmanshu Dhulia, Gaurav Dwivedi

Ketan Mehta

21 Aug 2015

Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar

Aamir Khan, Ayesha Jhulka
Deepak Tijori, Mamik Singh
Pooja Bedi, Kulbhushan Kharbanda
Mansoor Khan

22 May 1992

M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story

Sushant Singh Rajput, Disha Patani,

Kiara Advani, Anupam Kher, Bhumika Chawla

Neeraj Pandey

30 Sept 2016

Taare Zameen Par

Darsheel Safary, Aamir Khan
Tisca Chopra, Vipin Sharma
Sachet Engineer, Tanay Chheda
Aamir Khan

21 Dec 2007

My Name Is Khan

Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Sonya Jehan, Jimmy Sheirgill,

Zarina Wahab, Arjan Aujla, Arjun Mathur

Karan Johar 12 Feb 2010

Bhaag Milkha Bhaag

Farhan Akhtar, Sonam Kapoor
Divya Dutta

Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra

12 July 2013

English Vinglish

Sridevi, Mehdi Nebbou, Priya Anand, Adil Hussain

Gauri Shinde 5 Oct 2012

Haqeeqat (1964 film)

Balraj Sahni, Dharmendra
Priya Rajvansh, Sanjay Khan
Chetan Anand 1964

Swades

Shah Rukh Khan, Gayatri Joshi
Kishori Ballal
Ashutosh Gowariker 17 Dec 2004

Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year

Ranbir Kapoor, Gauhar Khan
Shazahn Padamsee, Prem Chopra
Shimit Amin

11 Dec 2009

Mary Kom

Priyanka Chopra, Darshan Kumaar, Sunil Thapa

Omung Kumar

5 Sep 2014

Pad Man 

Akshay Kumar, Sonam Kapoor, Radhika Apte

R. Balki 9 Feb 2018

Chillar Party

Sanath Menon, Rohan Grover
Naman Jain, Aarav Khanna
Vishesh Tiwari, Shashank Shende
Nitesh Tiwari, Vikas Bahl

8 July 2011

Dangal 

Aamir Khan, Sakshi Tanwar
Fatima Sana Shaikh
Zaira Wasim, Sanya Malhotra
Suhani Bhatnagar,

Aparshakti Khurana
Girish Kulkarni

Nitesh Tiwari 21 Dec 2016

Neerja

Sonam Kapoor, Shabana Azmi
Yogendra Tiku, Shekhar Ravjiani
Kavi Shastri, Sadh Orhan
Ram Madhvani

19 Feb 2016

I Am Kalam

Harsh Mayar, Gulshan Grover
Pitobash Tripathy, Beatrice Ordeix
Nila Madhab Panda 5 Aug 2011

Dasvidaniya

Vinay Pathak, Sarita Joshi, Neha Dhupia,

Rajat Kapoor, Ranvir Shorey
Brijendra Kala

Shashant Shah

7 November 2008

Mother India

Nargis, Sunil Dutt, Rajendra Kumar
Raaj Kumar

Mehboob Khan 25 Oct 1957

Lakshya

Amitabh Bachchan, Hrithik Roshan
Preity Zinta, Sharad Kapoor
Farhan Akhtar

18 June 2004

Lage Raho Munna Bhai

Sanjay Dutt, Arshad Warsi
Vidya Balan, Boman Irani
Dilip Prabhavalkar, Dia Mirza
Jimmy Sheirgill, Kulbhushan Kharbanda
Saurabh Shukla

Rajkumar Hirani

1 Sep 2006

Anand (1971 film)

Rajesh Khanna, Amitabh Bachchan
Sumita Sanyal
Hrishikesh Mukherjee 12 Mar 1971

Saat Hindustani

Madhu, Shehnaz, Utpal Dutt
Amitabh Bachchan, Jalal Agha
Anwar Ali
Khwaja Ahmad Abbas

7 Nov 1969

Udaan (2010 film)

Rajat Barmecha, Ronit Roy
Aayan Boradia, Ram Kapoor
Vikramaditya Motwane

16 July 2010

Secret Superstar

Zaira Wasim, Meher Vij
Raj Arjun, Aamir Khan
Advait Chandan 19 Oct 2017

Guru (2007 film)

Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, R. Madhavan

Mani Ratnam

12 Jan 2007

Black (2005 film)

Amitabh Bachchan, Rani Mukerji Sanjay Leela Bhansali 4 Feb 2005

Iqbal (film)

Naseeruddin Shah, Shreyas Talpade
Girish Karnad, Yatin Karyekar

Nagesh Kukunoor

26 Aug 2005

Upkar

Asha Parekh, Manoj Kumar
Prem Chopra

Manoj Kumar

1967

The Legend of Bhagat Singh

Ajay Devgn, Sushant Singh
D. Santosh
Rajkumar Santoshi

7 June 2002

Shree 420

Raj Kapoor, Nargis
Nadira

Raj Kapoor

16 Sep 1955

Rang De Basanti

Aamir Khan, Siddharth Narayan, Atul Kulkarni, Kunal Kapoor
Sharman Joshi, Alice Patten, Soha Ali Khan, R. Madhavan
Waheeda Rehman
Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra

26 January 2006

Do Aankhen Barah Haath

V. Shantaram, Sandhya V. Shantaram

1957

3 Idiots

Aamir Khan, R. Madhavan, Sharman Joshi,

Kareena Kapoor, Boman Irani, Omi Vaidya

Rajkumar Hirani

25 December 2009

Baghban 

Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, Hema Malini
Aman Verma, Samir Soni, Mahima Chaudhry
Paresh Rawal, Rimi Sen, Lilette Dubey
Asrani
Ravi Chopra

3 October 2003

 

 

Hindi Inspirational And Motivational Movies
Hindi Inspirational And Motivational Movies

Motivational Telugu Movies

Telugu Film Industry or Tollywood is the second largest film industry in India. Starting with patriotic movies during the time of India's freedom struggle, Telugu film industry has given us movies that inspire us to various degrees. Movies like Mana Desam are about unbridled patriotism. Mayuri, the biographical dance movie directed by Singeetam Srinivasa Rao is an inspiring tale of a young woman who had lost her legs. For a dancer, it is hell to be unable to move. Swayamkrushi is a movie about self-sufficiency and tells us how hard work pay in life. here we present a list of best inspirational movies in Telugu.

Telugu Inspirational Movies
Movie Cast Director Release Date

Sudigundalu

Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Vijayachander
Ram Mohan, Pushpavalli, Sakshi Ranga Rao
Sandhya Rani, K. V. Chalam
Adurthi Subba Rao 1968

Minugurulu

Ashish Vidyarthi, Suhasini Maniratnam
Raghubir Yadav, Deepak Saroj
AyodhyaKumar

25 Jan 2014

Mana Desam

Chittor V. Nagaiah, C. H. Narayana Rao
C. Krishnaveni, N. T. Rama Rao
L. V. Prasad

24 Nov 1949

Bhadrachalam 

Srihari, Sindhu Menon, Vijay Chander

N. Shankar

6 Dec 2001

Eenadu (2009 film)

Kamal Haasan, Venkatesh Chakri Toleti

19 Sep 2009

Oopiri

Akkineni Nagarjuna, Karthi
Tamannaah
Vamsi Paidipally

25 Mar 2016

Rudraveena

Chiranjeevi, Gemini Ganesan, Shobana

K. Balachander

4 Mar 1988

Mayuri 

Sudha Chandran, Subhakar
P. L. Narayana, Nirmalamma
Singeetam Srinivasa Rao 1985

Challenge 

Chiranjeevi, Vijayashanti, Suhasini
Rao Gopal Rao

A. Kodandarami Reddy

9 Aug 1984

Swayamkrushi

Chiranjeevi, Vijayashanti, Sumalatha K. Viswanath 3 Sep 1987

Vijetha

Chiranjeevi, Bhanupriya, Sharada
Shubha
A. Kodandarami Reddy 18 Oct 1985

Velugu Needalu

Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Savitri Adurthi Subba Rao

5 Jan 1961

Alluri Seetarama Raju

Ghattamaneni Krishna
Vijaya Nirmala
V. Ramachandra Rao 1 May 1974

 

Telugu Inspirational Movies
Telugu Inspirational Movies

Motivational Tamil Movies

Tamil Film Industry produced some of the best movies in India. The industry started nearly at the same time as Telugu Film Industry. Similar to Telugu Film Industry, Tamil Cinema also started with patriotic movies and then branched off into different genres in motivational movies. Tamil Films like Velaiilla Pattadhari motive us any time with the inspirational story of an unemployed graduate who stuck to his core subject and strives to be a civil engineer. Mayakkam Enna is about ambition and movies like Bombay tells us stories about national integrity and universal brotherhood.

Tamil Inspirational Movies
Movie Cast Director Release Date

Ethir Neechal 

Sivakarthikeyan, Priya Anand, Nandita

R. S. Durai Senthilkumar

1 May 2013

Velaiilla Pattadhari

Dhanush, Amala Paul Velraj 18 July 2014

Pasanga

Kishore DS, Sree Raam, Vimal
Vega Tamotia, Jayaprakash
Pandiraj

1 May 2009

Aaytha Ezhuthu

Suriya, Madhavan, Siddharth
Trisha Krishnan, Meera Jasmine
Esha Deol

Mani Ratnam

21 May 2004

Aayirathil Oruvan (1965 film)

M. G. Ramachandran
Jayalalithaa

B. R. Panthulu 9 July 1965

Anbe Sivam

 

Kamal Haasan, R. Madhavan, Kiran Rathod

Sundar C. 15 Jan 2003

Annamalai 

Rajinikanth, Kushboo, Sarath Babu

Suresh Krissna

27 June 1992

36 Vayadhinile

Jyothika, Rahman, Abhirami

Rosshan

Andrrews

15 May 2015

Mayakkam Enna

Dhanush, Richa Gangopadhyay

Selvaraghavan

25 Nov 2011

Irudhi Suttru

R. Madhavan, Ritika Singh Sudha Kongara

29 Jan 2016

Bombay 

Arvind Swamy, Manisha Koirala Mani Ratnam 10 Mar 1995

Annai (1962 film)

P. Bhanumathi Ramakrishna,

Sowcar Janaki, S. V. Ranga Rao,

J. P. Chandra Babu

Krishnan-Panju

15 Dec 1962

Sindhu Bhairavi 

Sivakumar, Suhasini, Sulakshana
Delhi Ganesh, Janagaraj

K. Balachander

11 Nov 1985

Mudhalvan

Arjun Sarja, Manisha Koirala
Raghuvaran, Laila
S. Shankar

7 Nov 1999

Roja

Arvind Swamy, Madhoo Mani Ratnam

15 Aug 1992

Server Sundaram

Nagesh, R. Muthuraman, K. R. Vijaya Krishnan–Panju 11 Dec 1964

Mugavaree

Ajith Kumar, Jyothika, Raghuvaran

K. Vishwanath, Vivek, Manivannan

V. Z. Durai

18 Feb 2000

 

Tamil Inspirational Movies
Tamil Inspirational Movies

 

Motivational Bengali Movies

The Bengali Film Industry produced some of the greatest Indian movies of all time. With filmmakers like Satyajit Ray and Ritwik Ghatak, Bengali Cinema saw an abundance of great movies. Bengali Movies like Hemlock Society discuss sensitive topics like death and physician-assisted suicides. The movie is a very strong insight into a psychological dilemma about the primal existence of life. Movies like Charulatha by the great Satyajit Ray show the life of modern day woman with Bengal Renaissance is at its peak and India is under the British rule. Here we present the best inspirational movies in Bengali Cinema.

Bengali Inspirational Movies
Movie Cast Director Release Date

Ghare Baire (film)

Swatilekha Chatterjee(Sengupta)
Victor Banerjee, Jennifer Kendal
Soumitra Chatterjee
Satyajit Ray

4 Jan 1985

Egaro

Monu Mukherjee, Shankar Chakraborty

Arun Roy

21 Jan 2011

Bela Seshe

Soumitra Chatterjee, Swatilekha Sengupta, Rituparna Sengupta
Aparajita Auddy, Monami Ghosh
Sohini Sengupta, Shankar Chakraborty
Kharaj Mukherjee, Indrani Dutta

Nandita Roy, 

Shiboprosad Mukherjee

1 May 2015

Mahanagar

Madhabi Mukherjee, Anil Chatterjee
Haradhan Bannerjee, Jaya Bhaduri

Satyajit Ray 27 Sep 1963

Pather Panchali

Subir Banerjee, Kanu Banerjee
Karuna Banerjee
Satyajit Ray 26 Aug 1955

Kony (film)

Sriparna Banerjee, Soumitra Chatterjee
Snigdha Banerjee, Swarup Dutta
Saroj Dey 1986

Alo

Rituparna Sengupta, Abhishek Chatterjee, Soumili Biswas

Tarun Majumder 28 Nov 2003

Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne

Tapen Chatterjee, Rabi Ghosh,
Santosh Dutta, Harindranath Chattopadhyay, Jahor Roy
Satyajit Ray 8 May 1969

Hemlock Society

Parambrata Chatterjee, Koel Mallick

Soumitra Chatterjee

Srijit Mukherji

22 June 2012

Charulata

Soumitra Chatterjee, Madhabi Mukherjee, Sailen Mukherjee,
Syamal Ghosal
Satyajit Ray

17 April 1964

Alor Pipasa

Sandhya Roy, Vasant Choudhury, Pahadi Sanyal   Tarun Majumdar 15 Jan 1965 

Bari Theke Paliye

Kali Banerjee, Satindra Bhattacharya
Nripati Chatterjee, Shriman Deepak

Ritwik Ghatak 4 July 1959

Aranyer Din Ratri

Soumitra Chatterjee, Subhendu Chatterjee, Shamit Bhanja
Rabi Ghosh

Satyajit Ray 16 Jan 1970

Abhijan (film)

Anjana Sultana, Ilias Kanchan
Razzak, Jashim
Abdur Razzak 1984

Agantuk

Utpal Dutt, Mamata Shankar
Deepankar De, Dhritiman Chatterjee
Satyajit Ray 22 May 1992

Muktodhara

Rituparna Sengupta, Nigel Akkara
Debshankar Haldar, Bratya Basu
Shiboprosad Mukherjee and Nandita Roy 3 Aug 2012 

Hirak Rajar Deshe

Tapen Chatterjee, Rabi Ghosh,
Utpal Dutt, Soumitra Chatterjee,
Santosh Dutta,
Satyajit Ray

19 Dec 1980

 

 

Bengali Inspirational Movies
Bengali Inspirational Movies

 

Motivational Malayalam Movies

Malayalam Cinema made itself a special name for various types of movies. This South Indian Film Industry produced several notable films in its history. How Old Are You has its story centred upon a 36-year-old character named who works as a UD clerk in the Revenue Department and her craving for a change in life. Jacobinte Swargarajyam is about a family which lost everything due to the recession and how they, with hard work and help from others, build their life from scratch. Here we present a list of inspirational movies in Malayalam.

Malayalam Inspirational Movies
Movie Cast Director Release Date

Mili

Amala Paul, Nivin Pauly Rajesh Pillai

23 Jan 2015

1983

Nivin Pauly, Anoop Menon
Nikki Galrani, Srinda Arhaan
Abrid Shine

31 Jan 2014

Su.. Su... Sudhi Vathmeekam

Jayasurya, Shivada Nair
Swathy Narayanan
Aju Varghese
Ranjith Sankar

20 Nov 2015

Godha

Tovino Thomas, Wamiqa Gabbi Basil Joseph

19 May 2017

Vikramadithyan

Dulquer Salman, Unni Mukundan, Namitha Pramod, Nivin Pauly

Lal Jose 25 July 2014

Ustad Hotel

Dulquer Salmaan, Thilakan, Nithya Menen, Siddique, Assim Jamal

Anwar Rasheed 13 July 2012

Pranchiyettan & the Saint

Mammootty, Priyamani
Jesse Fox Allen, Innocent

Ranjith 10 Sep 2010

Passenger 

Dileep, Sreenivasan
Mamta Mohandas, Jagathy Sreekumar
Nedumudi Venu
Ranjith Sankar

7 May 2009

Jacobinte Swargarajyam

Nivin Pauly, Renji Panicker

Lakshmy Ramakrishnan

Vineeth Sreenivasan 8 April 2016

Happy Journey

Jayasurya, Aparna Gopinath
Lal
Boban Samuel

21 Feb 2014

Ayalum Njanum Thammil

Prithviraj Sukumaran, Pratap Pothen
Narain, Samvrutha Sunil
Rima Kallingal, Remya Nambeesan
Lal Jose

19 Oct 2012

 

Malayalam Inspirational Movies
Malayalam Inspirational Movies

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