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The Best Amol Palekar Movies

Updated September 23, 2019 897 votes 469 voters 47.5k views27 items

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List of the best Amol Palekar movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Amol Palekar's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Amol Palekar movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Amol Palekar movies will be at the top of the list. Amol Palekar has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Amol Palekar movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Amol Palekar films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Amol Palekar role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Amol Palekar performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

The list you're viewing has a variety of films, like Jeevana Jyothi and Sameera, in it.

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  • 1
    Gol Maal is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Amol Palekar Movies
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    Gol Maal

    Deven Verma, Amol Palekar

    Released1979

    Directed byHrishikesh Mukherjee

    Gol Maal is a 1979 Bollywood comedy movie directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee. The film was... more on Wikipedia
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    Chhoti Si Baat is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Amol Palekar Movies
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    Chhoti Si Baat

    nm2147526, Ashok Kumar

    Released1975

    Directed byBasu Chatterjee

    Chhoti Si Baat is a 1975 Hindi romantic comedy film directed by Basu Chatterjee. The film's... more on Wikipedia
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    Chitchor is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Amol Palekar Movies
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    Chitchor

    Amol Palekar, A.K. Hangal

    Released1976

    Directed byBasu Chatterjee

    Chitchor is a 1976 Hindi romantic musical film. The film's title means "Heart Stealer" in... more on Wikipedia
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    Baton Baton Mein is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Amol Palekar Movies
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    Baton Baton Mein

    nm2147526, Amol Palekar

    Released1979

    Directed byBasu Chatterjee

    Baton Baton Mein is a 1979 romantic comedy film produced and directed by Basu Chatterjee. The... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    Naram Garam is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Amol Palekar Movies
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    Naram Garam

    Shatrughan Sinha, Amol Palekar

    Released1981

    Directed byHrishikesh Mukherjee

    Naram Garam is a 1981 Bollywood film directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee. The movie was produced... more on Wikipedia
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    Gharaonda is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Amol Palekar Movies
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    Gharaonda

    Shreeram Lagoo, Amol Palekar

    Released1977

    Directed byBhimsain

    Gharonda is a 1977 Hindi film, produced and directed by Bhimsain Khurana the film stars Amol... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
  • 7
    Rajnigandha is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Amol Palekar Movies
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    Rajnigandha

    Dharmendra, Amol Palekar

    Released1974

    Directed byBasu Chatterjee

    Rajnigandha is a Hindi movie directed by Basu Chatterjee and released in 1974. It is based on... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Kissi Se Na Kehna is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Amol Palekar Movies
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    Kissi Se Na Kehna

    Saeed Jaffrey, Deven Verma

    Released1983

    Directed byHrishikesh Mukherjee

    Kissi Se Na Kehna 1983 Hindi-language Indian feature film directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee. It... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Rang Birangi is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Amol Palekar Movies
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    Rang Birangi

    Mithun Chakraborty, Raj Babbar

    Released1983

    Directed byHrishikesh Mukherjee

    Rang Birangi is a 1983 Hindi film, based on a story by noted Hindi writer, Kamleshwar, and... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
  • 10
    Bhumika: The Role is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Amol Palekar Movies
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    Bhumika: The Role

    Naseeruddin Shah, Amrish Puri

    Released1977

    Directed byShyam Benegal

    Bhumika is a 1977 Indian film directed by Shyam Benegal. The movie stars Smita Patil, Amol... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
  • 11
    Do Ladke Dono Kadke is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Amol Palekar Movies
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    Do Ladke Dono Kadke

    nm2147526, Iftekhar

    Released1979

    Directed byBasu Chatterjee

    Do Ladke Dono Kadke is a 1979 Bollywood drama film directed by Basu Chatterjee.
  • 12
    Apne Paraye is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Amol Palekar Movies
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    Apne Paraye

    Shabana Azmi, Girish Karnad

    Released1980

    Directed byBasu Chatterjee

    Apne Paraye is a 1980 drama film directed by Basu Chatterjee.amazon_watch buy button
  • 13
    Khamosh is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Amol Palekar Movies
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    Khamosh

    Naseeruddin Shah, Shabana Azmi

    Released1985

    Directed byVidhu Vinod Chopra

    Khamosh is 1985 Indian thriller directed and produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra. The film starred... more on Wikipedia
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    Jeevan Dhaara is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Amol Palekar Movies
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    Jeevan Dhaara

    Rekha, Rakesh Roshan

    Released1982

    Directed byTatineni Rama Rao

    Jeevan Dhaara is a 1982 Indian Bollywood film directed by Tatineni Rama Rao. The film is a... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Shriman Shrimati is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Amol Palekar Movies
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    Shriman Shrimati

    Shreeram Lagoo, Sanjeev Kumar

    Released1982

    Directed byVijay Reddy

    Shriman Shrimati is a 1982 Hindi film produced by B. Nagi Reddy and directed by Vijay Reddy.... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
  • 16
    Baat Ban Jaye is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Amol Palekar Movies
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    Baat Ban Jaye

    Mithun Chakraborty, Shakti Kapoor

    Released1986

    Directed byBharat Rangachary

    Baat Ban Jaye is a 1986 Hindi-language Indian feature film directed by Bharat Rangachary,... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
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    Taxi Taxie is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Amol Palekar Movies
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    Taxi Taxie

    Aruna Irani, Asha Bhosle

    Released1977

    Directed byIrshad

    Taxi Taxie is a 1977 Bollywood adventure film comedy directed by Irshad. In 1976, Martin... more on Wikipedia
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    Ankahee is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Amol Palekar Movies
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    Ankahee

    Shreeram Lagoo, Amol Palekar

    Released1985

    Directed byAmol Palekar

    Ankahee is a 1985 Indian Hindi film about astrology, directed by Amol Palekar and starring... more on Wikipedia
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    Teesra Kaun is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Amol Palekar Movies
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    Teesra Kaun

    Mithun Chakraborty, Satish Shah

    Released1994

    Directed byPartho Ghosh

    Teesra Kaun is a Hindi thriller released in 1994 directed by Partho Ghosh and featuring Mithun... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
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    Silence! The Court Is in Sessi is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Amol Palekar Movies
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    Silence! The Court Is in Session

    Amrish Puri, Amol Palekar

    Released1968

    Directed byChandrakant Kulkarni, Satyadev Dubey

    Silence! The Court Is in Session is a 1971 film written by Vijay Tendulkar and directed by...amazon_watch buy button
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    Agni Pareeksha is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Amol Palekar Movies
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    Agni Pareeksha

    Shreeram Lagoo, Iftekhar

    Released1981

    Directed byKamal Majumdar

    Agni Pareeksha is a 1981 Bollywood film produced by B.R. Chopra and directed by Kamal Majumdar.
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    Jhoothi is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Amol Palekar Movies
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    Jhoothi

    Rekha, Madan Puri

    Released1985

    Directed byHrishikesh Mukherjee

    Jhoothi is a 1985 comedy film written by Sachin Bhowmick, Bimal Dutta and Rahi Maoom Reza and...amazon_watch buy button
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    Jeevana Jyothi is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Amol Palekar Movies
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    Jeevana Jyothi

    Amol Palekar, Vanisri

    Released1975

    Directed byKasinathuni Viswanath

    Jeevana Jyothi is a 1975 Telugu film directed by K. Viswanath. It stars Vanisri in a double... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
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    Olangal is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Amol Palekar Movies
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    Olangal

    Jagathy Sreekumar, Amol Palekar

    Released1982

    Directed byBalu Mahendra

    Olangal is a 1982 Indian film in Malayalam directed by Balu Mahendra. The film's plot is... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
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    Samaantar is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Amol Palekar Movies
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    Samaantar

    Sharmila Tagore, Amol Palekar

    Released2009

    Directed byAmol Palekar

    Samaantar is a 2009 Marathi film directed by Amol Palekar and starring Palekar himself and... more on Wikipedia
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