Top 10 awesome movies like Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India and you can't get over how good this movie was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar movies which are created by the likes of Ashutosh Gowariker, Aamir Khan and Gracy Singh . Here goes the list -

  1. Dancer in the Dark
  2. West Side Story
  3. Cabaret
  4. Halaku
  5. Baazigar
  6. Josh
  7. My Lonely Me
  8. 1942: A Love Story
  9. Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak
  10. Gunga Jumna
  1. Dancer in the Dark

    Dancer in the Dark

    An east European girl goes to America with her young son, expecting it to be like a Hollywood film.

    This movie, created by Lars von Trier, Björk and Catherine Deneuve, scores 8.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Musical | Crime | Drama

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  2. West Side Story

    West Side Story

    Two youngsters from rival New York City gangs fall in love, but tensions between their respective friends build toward tragedy.

    This movie, created by Jerome Robbins, Natalie Wood and Richard Beymer, scores 7.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Musical | Crime | Drama

    You can watch this on Hulu.

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  3. Cabaret

    Cabaret

    A female girlie club entertainer in Weimar Republic era Berlin romances two men while the Nazi Party rises to power around them.

    This movie, created by Bob Fosse, Liza Minnelli and Michael York, scores 7.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Musical | Drama

    You can watch this on Hoopla.

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  4. Halaku

    Halaku

    Halaku (Pran), the powerful emperor of Iran, rules the country wisely and with an iron hand. When he comes upon one of his subjects, Niloufer (Meena Kumari), he stakes his claim on her and wants her to be his wife, despite of his wife (Minoo Mumtaz), who opposes his marriage plans. Niloufer, who loves Pervez (Ajit), refuses to submit to Halaku, he turns his wrath on both Niloufer, Pervez, and his wife. Will Niloufer and Pervez survive the ruthless Halaku? Notable song is "AAja ke intezar main jaane ko hai bahar bhi, tere vegar zindagi dard banke ke rahey gai..." in the evergreen voice of Mohd. Rafi.

    This movie, created by D.D. Kashyap, Meena Kumari and Ajit, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Musical | Adventure

  5. Baazigar

    Baazigar

    A young man with a vendetta against a business tycoon seduces and kills his eldest daughter and then proceeds to his younger daughter but she begins to suspect her new lover's ulterior motive.

    This movie, created by Abbas Alibhai Burmawalla, Shah Rukh Khan and Rakhee Gulzar, scores 7.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Musical | Crime | Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Prime Video.

  6. Josh

    Josh

    Shah Rukh Khan and Sharad Kapoor are the leaders of the two rival gangs. Aishwarya Rai is Shah Rukh Khan's twin sister. Shah Rukh is in love with Priya Gill. Chandrachur Singh is Sharad ...

    This movie, created by Mansoor Khan, Shah Rukh Khan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, scores 6.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Musical | Drama

  7. My Lonely Me

    My Lonely Me

    She is aged 7 and fears for her life. She runs to a Convent door. Cries for her Mother and Father. But they are no more. She is now 21 locked in a swirling mist. Music is the only key - That will unlock her destiny.

    This movie, created by Joe Scott, Sabrina Dickens and John Altman, scores 7.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Thriller | Musical | Drama

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  8. 1942: A Love Story

    1942: A Love Story

    A young Indian couple, both from wealthy backgrounds, find themselves caught up in the 1940's Indian revolutionary movement against their families whom are under the thumb a sadistic British general.

    This movie, created by Vidhu Vinod Chopra, Anil Kapoor and Jackie Shroff, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Musical | Drama

    You can watch this on Youtube and Google Play Movies.

  9. Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak

    Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak

    A young man and young woman fall in love against their feuding fathers' wishes in this version of 'Romeo and Juliet' set in contemporary India.

    This movie, created by Mansoor Khan, Aamir Khan and Juhi Chawla, scores 7.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Musical | Drama

  10. Gunga Jumna

    Gunga Jumna

    Widowed Govindi lives a poor lifestyle in Haripur along with two sons, Gungaram and Jumna. While Jumna is studious, Gungaram is the opposite, but has a good heart and decides to use his earnings to ensure his brother gets a decent education. After her employer, Hariram, accuses Govindi of theft, their house is searched, evidence is found, she is arrested, the entire village bails her out, but the shock kills her. After her passing, Gungaram works for Hariram while Jumna goes to the city to study. During the course of his studies, he is forced to sell off all his belongings when Gungaram fails to provide him with any funds. He does continue to study, and after completing them becomes a police officer. He is then given his first assignment, which is none other than in Haripur itself, and it is here that he will be forced to confront Gungaram, who is now an ex-convict, jailed for theft, and now is the leader of a dreaded band of killer bandits. Watch what impact Jumna's presence will have on Haripur and especially on Gungaram.

    This movie, created by Nitin Bose, Dilip Kumar and Vyjayanthimala, scores 7.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Musical | Action

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