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The Best Amol Palekar Movies

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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
    Shatrughan Sinha, Amol Palekar
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    36

    Released1981

    Directed byHrishikesh Mukherjee

    Naram Garam is a 1981 Bollywood film directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee. The movie was produced by Subhash Gupta and Uday Narayan Singh and had music by R.D.Burman. It reprises many actors and...  more
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    Saeed Jaffrey, Deven Verma
    94
    6

    Released1983

    Directed byHrishikesh Mukherjee

    Kissi Se Na Kehna 1983 Hindi-language Indian feature film directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee. It was a sweet comedy with actors like Farooq Shaikh, Deepti Naval and Utpal Dutt....  more
  • 3
    Dharmendra, Amol Palekar
    112
    18

    Released1974

    Directed byBasu Chatterjee

    Rajnigandha is a Hindi movie directed by Basu Chatterjee and released in 1974. It is based on story "Yehi Sach Hai" by noted Hindi writer Manu Bhandari. The movie stars Amol Palekar, Vidya Sinha and...  more
  • 4
    Deven Verma, Amol Palekar
    104
    34

    Released1979

    Directed byHrishikesh Mukherjee

    Gol Maal is a 1979 Bollywood comedy movie directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee. The film was produced by Mukherjee and N.C.Sippy with music by Rahul Dev Burman. The film's music was crafted by Burman to...  more
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    nm2147526, Ashok Kumar
    104
    39

    Released1975

    Directed byBasu Chatterjee

    Chhoti Si Baat is a 1975 Hindi romantic comedy film directed by Basu Chatterjee. The film's title means "Such a Small Thing" in Hindi. Considered one of the best Hindi comedy films of the 1970s, it...  more
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    Mithun Chakraborty, Raj Babbar
    71
    15

    Released1983

    Directed byHrishikesh Mukherjee

    Rang Birangi is a 1983 Hindi film, based on a story by noted Hindi writer, Kamleshwar, and directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee. This comedy classic is most remembered for the Utpal Dutt's role of Police...  more
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    nm2147526, Iftekhar
    79
    26

    Released1979

    Directed byBasu Chatterjee

    Do Ladke Dono Kadke is a 1979 Bollywood drama film directed by Basu Chatterjee....  more
  • 8
    Shabana Azmi, Girish Karnad
    51
    10

    Released1980

    Directed byBasu Chatterjee

    Apne Paraye is a 1980 drama film directed by Basu Chatterjee....  more
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  • 9
    Naseeruddin Shah, Shabana Azmi
    43
    8

    Released1985

    Directed byVidhu Vinod Chopra

    Khamosh is 1985 Indian thriller directed and produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra. The film starred Naseerudin Shah, Shabana Azmi, Amol Palekar, Soni Razdan, Pankaj Kapoor and other actors. The film became...  more
  • 10
    Rekha, Rakesh Roshan
    45
    10

    Released1982

    Directed byTatineni Rama Rao

    Jeevan Dhaara is a 1982 Indian Bollywood film directed by Tatineni Rama Rao. The film is a remake of the 1974 Tamil film Aval Oru Thodar Kathai. The film stars Rekha, Raj Babbar, Amol Palekar,...  more
  • 11
    Shreeram Lagoo, Sanjeev Kumar
    43
    12

    Released1982

    Directed byVijay Reddy

    Shriman Shrimati is a 1982 Hindi film produced by B. Nagi Reddy and directed by Vijay Reddy. The film stars Sanjeev Kumar, Raakhee, A. K. Hangal, Amol Palekar, Deepti Naval, Rakesh Roshan, Sarika,...  more
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  • 12
    Amol Palekar, A.K. Hangal
    62
    31

    Released1976

    Directed byBasu Chatterjee

    Chitchor is a 1976 Hindi romantic musical film. The film's title means "Heart Stealer" in Hindi. The film is a Rajshri Productions film produced by Tarachand Barjatya. It is based on a Bengali story,...  more
  • 13
    Mithun Chakraborty, Shakti Kapoor
    35
    6

    Released1986

    Directed byBharat Rangachary

    Baat Ban Jaye is a 1986 Hindi-language Indian feature film directed by Bharat Rangachary, starring Sanjeev Kumar, Mithun Chakraborty, Utpal Dutt, Raj Babbar, Zeenat Aman, Amol Palekar, Aruna Irani...  more
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  • 14
    Shreeram Lagoo, Amol Palekar
    47
    19

    Released1977

    Directed byBhimsain

    Gharonda is a 1977 Hindi film, produced and directed by Bhimsain Khurana the film stars Amol Palekar, Zarina Wahab, Shreeram Lagoo and Jalal Agha. The music is by Jaidev....  more
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  • 15
    nm2147526, Amol Palekar
    54
    26

    Released1979

    Directed byBasu Chatterjee

    Baton Baton Mein is a 1979 romantic comedy film produced and directed by Basu Chatterjee. The film stars Amol Palekar and Tina Munim in leading roles. David, Pearl Padamsee, Asrani, and Ranjit...  more
  • 16
    Aruna Irani, Asha Bhosle
    31
    4

    Released1977

    Directed byIrshad

    Taxi Taxie is a 1977 Bollywood adventure film comedy directed by Irshad. In 1976, Martin Scorsese came up with Taxi Driver, a movie that went on to be viewed as one of the best films ever. Starring...  more
  • 17
    Mithun Chakraborty, Satish Shah
    29
    9

    Released1994

    Directed byPartho Ghosh

    Teesra Kaun is a Hindi thriller released in 1994 directed by Partho Ghosh and featuring Mithun Chakraborty, Chunky Pandey, Amol Palekar, Satish Shah, Rakesh Bedi. This film is the remake of 1990...  more
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  • 18
    Amrish Puri, Amol Palekar
    25
    6

    Released1968

    Directed byChandrakant Kulkarni, Satyadev Dubey

    Silence! The Court Is in Session is a 1971 film written by Vijay Tendulkar and directed by Satyadev Dubey....
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  • 19
    Rekha, Madan Puri
    24
    8

    Released1985

    Directed byHrishikesh Mukherjee

    Jhoothi is a 1985 comedy film written by Sachin Bhowmick, Bimal Dutta and Rahi Maoom Reza and directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee....
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  • 20
    Shreeram Lagoo, Iftekhar
    19
    4

    Released1981

    Directed byKamal Majumdar

    Agni Pareeksha is a 1981 Bollywood film produced by B.R. Chopra and directed by Kamal Majumdar....  more
  • 21
    Naseeruddin Shah, Amrish Puri
    20
    8

    Released1977

    Directed byShyam Benegal

    Bhumika is a 1977 Indian film directed by Shyam Benegal. The movie stars Smita Patil, Amol Palekar, Anant Nag, Naseeruddin Shah and Amrish Puri. This film is broadly based on the Marathi-language...  more
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  • 22
    Jagathy Sreekumar, Amol Palekar
    18
    6

    Released1982

    Directed byBalu Mahendra

    Olangal is a 1982 Indian film in Malayalam directed by Balu Mahendra. The film's plot is inspired from novel Man, Woman and Child by Erich Segal....  more
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  • 23
    Sharmila Tagore, Amol Palekar
    18
    8

    Released2009

    Directed byAmol Palekar

    Samaantar is a 2009 Marathi film directed by Amol Palekar and starring Palekar himself and Sharmila Tagore in the lead roles. This is Sharmila's first Marathi film. Director Amol Palekar's previous...  more
  • 24
    Amol Palekar, Vanisri
    15
    6

    Released1975

    Directed byKasinathuni Viswanath

    Jeevana Jyothi is a 1975 Telugu film directed by K. Viswanath. It stars Vanisri in a double role as mother and daughter. Sobhan Babu is the leading man. This film won the major awards especially in...  more
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  • 25
    Shreeram Lagoo, Amol Palekar
    8
    2

    Released1985

    Directed byAmol Palekar

    Ankahee is a 1985 Indian Hindi film about astrology, directed by Amol Palekar and starring Amol Palekar, Deepti Naval and Dr. Shriram Lagoo. It was based on the Marathi-language play Kalay Tasmai...  more