10 Best Mythological Hindi Movies That Are A Must Watch!

Best Mythological Hindi Movies

India is far rich in its mythological literature. It is no surprise that legends of those epics have a considerable potential to come to the big screen. From time to time, Indians are blessed to find films that are based on mystical characters of the timeless epics. The portrayal of them simply melts down the audience to bow to their extraordinary personality or quality. These films are good for children as well as adults to glimpse into their rich heritage. Let’s now straight into the top 10 must-watch best mythological Hindi movies.

1. Sampoorna Ramayana (1961)

Best Mythological Hindi Movies

Directed by Babubhai Mistry, the Sampoorna Ramayana is yet another mythological Hindi movie derived from the epic Ramayana. It depicts the period of exile. The movie truly does justice to the original creation. The star cast, especially the character of Hanuman, played by Pal Sharma, did an amazing performance which is still remembered by Indians. Ramayana is also available as a mythological book and is a bestseller. 

Release date: 1961

Duration: 183 minutes

2. Hari Darshan (1972)

Best Mythological Hindi Movies

The film is dedicated to the devotee Prahlad. It shows how the devotee was committed to Vishnu amidst the cruelty of his father Hiranyakashipu. It shows the entire life of Prahlad— from childhood to being an adult. It is encouraged to your child to watch this film once in their life.

Release date: 1972

Duration: 2 hours 39 minutes

3. Jai Santoshi Maa (1975)

Jai Santoshi Maa

Jai Santoshi is a blockbuster and one of the all time Best Mythological Hindi Movies. People still praise its depiction of the goddess Santoshi Maa aka. Satyavati— the daughter of Lord Ganesha. The mythological movie shows the selfless devotion of a devotee and how the lord blessful to her. 

Release date: 15 August 1975

Duration: 130 minutes

4. Mahabali Hanuman (1981)

Mahabali Hanuman

Mahabali Hanuman is a popular Hindi movie based on Hindu God Hanuman— the epitome of true friendship. The movie depicts the entire life of Hanuman— from childhood to being an adult. It is an entertainer for both adults and children. The movie offers a peek into the legend of his loyalty and mightiness.

Release date: 1981

Duration: 2 hours 10 minutes

5. Ramayana: The Legend Of Prince Rama (1992) 

Ramayana- The Legend Of Prince Rama

Directed by the Japanese film Marvel Yugo Saki, it is another 2D film based on the epic The Ramayana. The bhajans and the melody of the film are still praised by the audience. It was a part of the 40th anniversary of India-Japan diplomatic relations where two nations worked together to create this stellar project. Ramayana is also available as a mythological book and is a bestseller. 

Release date: 1992

Duration: 2 hours 50 minutes

6. Shiva Mahima (1992)

Shiva Mahima

Released in 1992, Shiv Mahima, is one of the Hindi films based on Lord Shiva. The star cast includes Arun Govil, Kiran Juneja, Kewal Shah, Ganjendra Chauhan etc. It is one of the best mythological Hindi movies which is a must watch if you are a follower of Lord Shiva.

Release date: 10 June 1992

Duration: 2 hours 28 minutes

7. Ghatothkach: Master of Magic (2008)

Best Mythological Hindi Movies

Yet another film based on a mystical legend called Ghatothkach, the son of Bheema and Hidimba. The film shows the life of Ghatothkach along with his magical power. It is a film that will amaze audiences for its mystical powers and exciting plots.

Release date: 23 May 2008

Duration: 1 hour 31 minutes

8. Dashavatar (2008)

Best Mythological Hindi Movies

It is quite an underrated film that depicts the ten incarnations of Lord Vishnu. The film explores all the yuga, varying from Satya Yuga to Kalki avatar. It is a watch-list for your children. 

Release date: 13 June 2008

Duration: 1 hour 59 minutes

9. Arjun: The Warrior Prince (2012) 

Best Mythological Hindi Movies

Arjun: The Warrior Prince (2012) is based on mighty Arjuna, disciple of Dronacharya. His capabilities are far more excellent than his brothers and cousins. The film depicts the period of the pre-Kurukshetra war when the main focus is on Arjuna. The film got claps for its superior animation and excellent storytelling.

Release date: 25 May 2012

Duration: 2 hours 10 minutes

10. Krishna Aur Kans (2012) 

Best Mythological Hindi Movies

It is a Flash-animated feature that beautifully depicts Krishna Leela in compelling storytelling. It is a fun-watch for your kid when they can giggle at the naughtiness of Krishna and also thrilled at the cat and mouse play between Krishna and Kansa.

Release date: 3 August 2012

Duration: 1 hour 57 minutes

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