Mumbai: With 2019 roughly two weeks away, it's time to amp up your movie mania with the top-rated movies of 2018. IMDb, the biggest global movie website with more than 250 million unique monthly visitors, unveiled the Top 10 Indian Movies of 2018 as determined by their customer ratings.  

Not surprisingly, Thugs of Hindostan was nowhere in the list in spite of the hype and the costs. Ayushmann Khurrana starrer Andhadhun topped the charts as well as the box office. Inspired by the 2010 French short film L'Accordeur (The Piano Tuner) about a blind pianist, the movie seemed to be a popular choice with the cine buffs. 

Close on the heels was Ratsasan, a Tamil psychological crime thriller with actor Vishnu Vishal. So, if you have not watched either of these, we suggest you go through the list and get watching already!

1. Andhadhun

A series of mysterious events changes the life of a blind pianist (Ayushmann Khurrana) who now must report a crime that was actually never witnessed by him. The movie also stars powerful performers Tabu and Radhika Apte.

2. Ratsasan

Circumstances force Arun (Vishnu Vishal) an aspiring film director, to take up the job of a Sub Inspector after his father passes away. While Arun faces issues in adjusting to the lifestyle of a police officer, a series of mysterious murders of school going girls happen in the city. The movie also stars actor Amala Paul. 

3. 96

Two high school sweethearts meet at a reunion after 22 years and reminisce about their past over the course of an evening. Featuring Vijay Sethupathi as Ram, a travel-photographer, who gets nostalgic reminiscing the memories of his childhood sweetheart, Janaki (Trisha Krishnan), during a reunion ceremony with his school classmates.

4. Mahanati

A bilingual and biographical narrative of popular South Indian actor Savitri, Mahanati stars Keerthi Suresh in the lead role and Dulquer Salmaan plays Gemini Ganesan. After Savitri is admitted in a hospital and goes into coma, a young investigative journalist, Madhuravani (Samantha Ruth Prabhu) seizes the opportunity to write an article on her life. 

5. Badhaai Ho

A 25-year-old man (Ayushmann Khurrana) and his family deal with the embarrassment when his mother (Neena Gupta) gets pregnant. Actor Sanya Malhotra plays his girlfriend in this comedy flick.  

6. Padman

A biographical drama film based on the life of Arunachalam Muruganantham, a social activist from Tamil Nadu who introduced low-cost sanitary pads. Actor Akshay Kumar essays the character of Lakshmikant Chauhan, who sets to out to create low-cost sanitary napkins to help rural women during menstruation. The movie also stars Radhika Apte as his wife and Sonam Kapoor, who plays the foil and eventual love interest.

7. Rangasthalam

Set in 1980's rural India, the movie stars Ram Charan as Chittibabu, a hearing impaired villager who earns his livelihood by supplying water to agricultural lands. The plot revolves around how he goes to great lengths to protect his brother Kumar (Aadhi) when he decides to contest against the village head (Jagapathi Babu). The movie also stars Samantha Ruth Prabhu as his love interest Rama Lakshmi.

8. Stree

Based on the true urban legend of 'Nale Ba' in Karnataka, the horror-comedy revolves around a small town of Chanderi where the menfolk live in fear of an evil spirit named 'Stree'. Vicky (Rajkummar Rao) falls in love with a girl (Shraddha Kapoor), whose mysterious behaviour makes his friends suspect that she's the evil spirit Stree. 

9. Raazi

Starring Alia Bhatt and Vicky Kaushal, the movie is based on a true story of an Indian RAW agent who spied on Pakistan for her country. Bhatt plays Kashmiri woman Sehmat who agrees to marry a Pakistani army officer (Vicky Kaushal) in order to spy on Pakistan during the Indo-Pakistan War of 1971.

10. Sanju


Sanju is a biopic of the controversial life of actor Sanjay Dutt: his film career, jail sentence and personal life. Actor Ranbir Kapoor played Dutt in this film biography of his life.