Top 10 Indian Historical Epic Moviesby TheOriginalCinephile | created - 31 May 2018 | updated - 2 weeks ago | Public
This genre is also known as a Period film or a Costume drama.
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2. Amrapali (1966)
119 min | Musical, Fantasy
A victory over neighboring state Vaishai has always eluded Magadh Samrat Ajaatshatru despite being winning and taking control over all neighboring states. He attacks Vaishali only get ... See full summary »
3. Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior (2020)
Not Rated | 135 min | Action, Biography, Drama
Tanhaji Malusare, a military chieftain in the army of the Maratha king Shivaji, leads the charge to capture the strategically important Kondhana fort guarded by the army of the fierce Rajput chieftain Udaybhan Rathod.
4. Jodhaa Akbar (2008)
Not Rated | 213 min | Action, Drama, History
A sixteenth century love story about a marriage of alliance that gave birth to true love between a great Mughal emperor, Akbar, and a Rajput princess, Jodha.
Votes: 30,243 | Gross: $3.44M
5. Padmaavat (2018)
Not Rated | 164 min | Drama, History, Romance
Set in medieval Rajasthan, Queen Padmavati is married to a noble king and they live in a prosperous fortress with their subjects until an ambitious Sultan hears of Padmavati's beauty and forms an obsessive love for the Queen of Mewar.
Votes: 27,988 | Gross: $11.85M
6. Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (2017)
Not Rated | 167 min | Action, Drama
When Shiva, the son of Bahubali, learns about his heritage, he begins to look for answers. His story is juxtaposed with past events that unfolded in the Mahishmati Kingdom.
Votes: 76,526 | Gross: $20.19M
7. Baahubali: The Beginning (2015)
Not Rated | 159 min | Action, Drama
In ancient India, an adventurous and daring man becomes involved in a decades-old feud between two warring peoples.
Votes: 104,227 | Gross: $6.74M
9. Bajirao Mastani (2015)
Not Rated | 158 min | Action, Drama, History
An account of the romance between the Maratha general, Baji Rao I and Mastani, princess of Bundelkhand.
Votes: 31,668 | Gross: $6.56M
10. Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi (2019)
Not Rated | 148 min | Action, Biography, Drama
Story of Rani Lakshmibai, one of the leading figures of the Indian Rebellion of 1857 and her resistance to the British Rule.