Top 10/10 Philosophical Movies in Indian Cinema

Ship of Theseus

Interwoven stories of an experimental photographer, an ailing monk, and a young stockbroker exploring deep philosophical themes.

Aankhon Dekhi 

Bauji decides to believe only what he sees, leading to reflections on perception and reality.


A critique of the Indian judicial system through the trial of a folk singer, exploring power and justice.

Anbe Sivam

Kamal Haasan stars in a film about love, compassion, and the quest for purpose, challenging societal norms.


Imtiaz Ali's film on freedom in captivity, with characters confronting their past traumas and vulnerabilities.


A classic exploring life, death, and joy in adversity through a terminally ill cancer patient.

Mukti Bhawan

A son takes his father to Varanasi, where the father seeks salvation in his final days.