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The Best Amrish Puri Movies

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List of the best Amrish Puri movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Amrish Puri'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 Amrish Puri movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Amrish Puri movies will be at the top of the list. Amrish Puri has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Amrish Puri movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Amrish Puri films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

List films include Jaani Dushman, Lakshya and many more.

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  • 1

    Mr. India

    Sridevi, Anil Kapoor
    101
    22

    Released1987

    Directed byShekhar Kapur

    Mr. India is a 1987 Indian Hindi fantasy superhero film directed by Shekhar Kapur. It stars Sridevi, Anil Kapoor, and Amrish Puri in lead roles The film was the second biggest hit of 1987, and...  more
  • 2

    Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge

    Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol
    111
    32

    Released1995

    Directed byAditya Chopra

    Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, also known as DDLJ, is a 1995 Indian romantic drama film. It was written and directed by Aditya Chopra, produced by Yash Chopra, and stars Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol. The...  more
  • 3

    Karan Arjun

    Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan
    115
    43

    Released1995

    Directed byRakesh Roshan

    Karan Arjun is a 1995 Bollywood action thriller film starring Salman Khan, Shahrukh Khan, Raakhee, Mamta Kulkarni, Kajol, Amrish Puri and Ranjeet. The film was directed by Rakesh Roshan and written...  more
  • 4

    Ram Lakhan

    Anupam Kher, Madhuri Dixit
    64
    9

    Released1989

    Directed bySubhash Ghai

    Ram Lakhan is a Bollywood movie released in 1989. It was produced and directed by Subhash Ghai and had an ensemble cast, including Anil Kapoor, Jackie Shroff, Madhuri Dixit, Dimple Kapadia and...  more
  • 5

    Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

    Harrison Ford, Steven Spielberg
    62
    9

    Released1984

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

    Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom is a 1984 American adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg, and the second installment in the Indiana Jones franchise and a prequel to the 1981 film Raiders...  more

    How ‘Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom' Traumatized A Whole Generation And Changed Movie Ratings#47 of 1,506 The Most Rewatchable Movies#78 of 675 The Best Movies Roger Ebert Gave Four Stars

  • 6

    Ghayal

    Amrish Puri, Om Puri
    55
    17

    Released1990

    Directed byRajkumar Santoshi

    Ghayal is a 1990 Indian action drama film starring Sunny Deol and Meenakshi Seshadri. The film was produced by Dharmendra and directed by Rajkumar Santoshi. The film won seven Filmfare Awards,...  more
  • 7

    Koyla

    Shah Rukh Khan, Madhuri Dixit
    51
    13

    Released1997

    Directed byRakesh Roshan

    Koyla is a 1997 Hindi action thriller film produced and directed by Rakesh Roshan. The film stars Madhuri Dixit, Shahrukh Khan, Amrish Puri, Himani Shivpuri, Johnny Lever, Ashok Saraf and Kunika....  more
  • 8

    Tridev

    Anupam Kher, Madhuri Dixit
    52
    14

    Released1989

    Directed byRajiv Rai

    Tridev is a 1989 Indian action thriller film directed by Rajiv Rai, The movie was successful and was a blockbuster. It stars Sunny Deol, Madhuri Dixit and Naseeruddin Shah in lead roles. The film was...  more
  • 9

    Hulchul

    Kareena Kapoor, nm2147526
    60
    23

    Released2004

    Directed byPriyadarshan

    Hulchul is a 2004 Hindi filmdirected by Priyadarshan. The story is adapted from the 1991 Malayalam film Godfather. The film has a huge star cast including Akshaye Khanna, Kareena Kapoor, Arshad...  more
  • 10

    Ghatak: Lethal

    Amrish Puri, Sunny Deol
    41
    6

    Released1996

    Directed byRajkumar Santoshi

    Ghatak: Lethal is a 1996 Bollywood action film directed by Rajkumar Santoshi. The film stars Sunny Deol, Mamta Kulkarni and Danny Denzongpa in pivotal roles. This was Meenakshi Sheshadari's last...  more
  • 11

    Gadar: Ek Prem Katha

    Amrish Puri, Ameesha Patel
    42
    8

    Released2001

    Directed byAnil Sharma

    Gadar: Ek Prem Katha is a 2001 Bollywood action movie starring Sunny Deol, Amisha Patel, and Amrish Puri set in the time of the Indian partition. Gadar: Ek Prem Katha was a box office phenomenon and...  more
  • 12

    Mujhse Shaadi Karogi

    Priyanka Chopra, Salman Khan
    56
    22

    Released2004

    Directed byDavid Dhawan

    Mujhse Shaadi Karogi English: Will You Marry Me? is a 2004 Indian romantic comedy film directed by David Dhawan and produced by Sajid Nadiadwala. The film stars Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar, and...  more
  • 13

    Nayak

    Rani Mukerji, Anil Kapoor
    41
    8

    Released2001

    Directed byS. Shankar

    Nayak: The Real Hero is a 2001 Indian political thriller film directed by S. Shankar, and starring Anil Kapoor, Rani Mukerji, Amrish Puri and Paresh Rawal in the main roles. The film is a remake of...  more
  • 14

    Meri Jung

    Anil Kapoor, Amrish Puri
    45
    13

    Released1985

    Directed bySubhash Ghai

    Meri Jung is a 1985 Hindi movie produced by N N Sippy and directed by Subhash Ghai. The film stars Anil Kapoor, Meenakshi Sheshadri, Nutan, Amrish Puri, Javed Jaffrey, A. K. Hangal, Iftekhar, Kushboo...  more
  • 15

    Gardish

    nm2147526, Amrish Puri
    48
    17

    Released1993

    Directed byPriyadarshan

    Gardish is a 1993 Hindi film directed by Priyadarshan which stars Jackie Shroff and Dimple Kapadia. Jackie Shroff was nominated for Best Actor Filmfare awards, and Dimpla Kapadia for the Best...  more
  • 16

    Saudagar

    Anupam Kher, Amrish Puri
    36
    6

    Released1991

    Directed bySubhash Ghai

    Saudagar is a Bollywood film, directed by Subhash Ghai. It starred two veteran actors of the Hindi silver screen of yesteryear, Dilip Kumar and Raaj Kumar, in the leading roles. It was the second...  more
  • 17

    Gandhi

    Daniel Day-Lewis, Ben Kingsley
    52
    22

    Released1982

    Directed byRichard Attenborough

    Gandhi is a 1982 epic biographical film which dramatises the life of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, the leader of India's non-violent, non-cooperative independence movement against the United Kingdom's...  more

    #11 of 1,195 Every Oscar Winning Film Ever#255 of 549 The Greatest Epic Movies Ever Made#25 of 310 The Best Movies Based On True Stories

  • 18

    Vidhaata

    Sanjay Dutt, Amrish Puri
    46
    19

    Released1982

    Directed bySubhash Ghai

    Vidhaata is a 1982 Bollywood movie directed by Subhash Ghai and produced by Gulshan Rai's company Trimurti Films. It stars Dilip Kumar, Sanjay Dutt and Padmini Kolhapure in lead roles, and, Shammi...  more
  • 19

    Pardes

    Shah Rukh Khan, Amrish Puri
    32
    11

    Released1997

    Directed bySubhash Ghai

    Pardes is a Bollywood musical drama film directed by Subhash Ghai. It was released on 8 August 1997. The film stars Shahrukh Khan, Amrish Puri, Alok Nath, and newcomers Mahima Chaudhry and Apurva...  more
  • 20

    Badal

    Rani Mukerji, Amrish Puri
    28
    8

    Released2000

    Directed byRaj Kanwar

    Badal is a 2000 Bollywood movie directed by Raj Kanwar. The film stars Bobby Deol and Rani Mukerji in lead roles. The movie is inspired by The Devil's Own, starring Brad Pitt and Harrison Ford....  more
  • 21

    Qurbani

    Shakti Kapoor, Amrish Puri
    36
    20

    Released1980

    Directed byFeroz Khan

    Qurbani is a 1980 Bollywood action drama thriller film. It was produced and directed by Feroz Khan. The film stars Feroz Khan, Vinod Khanna, Zeenat Aman, Amjad Khan, Shakti Kapoor, Aruna Irani,...  more
  • 22

    The Hero: Love Story of a Spy

    Priyanka Chopra, Preity Zinta
    30
    14

    Released2003

    Directed byAnil Sharma

    The Hero: Love Story of a Spy is a 2003 Bollywood spy thriller film directed by Anil Sharma. The film stars Sunny Deol, Preity Zinta and Priyanka Chopra. It registered the highest-ever collections in...  more
  • 23

    Hero

    Shakti Kapoor, Amrish Puri
    28
    12

    Released1983

    Directed bySubhash Ghai

    Hero is a 1983 Indian Hindi film directed by Subhash Ghai. Jackie Shroff played the lead role, also called "Jackie", and achieved stardom through this film. Actress Meenakshi Sheshadri, who had been...  more
  • 24

    Jaani Dushman

    Rekha, Shakti Kapoor
    33
    18

    Released1979

    Directed byRajkumar Kohli

    Jaani Dushman is a 1979 Bollywood popular horror film with a large starcast including Sunil Dutt, Rekha, Shatrughan Sinha, Sanjeev Kumar, Neetu Singh, Jeetendra, Reena Roy, Vinod Mehra, Aruna Irani,...  more
  • 25

    Awaaz

    Rajesh Khanna, Amrish Puri
    25
    11

    Released1984

    Directed byShakti Samanta

    Awaaz is a 1984 Hindi movie directed by Shakti Samanta with Rajesh Khanna in the lead role and supported by Jaya Prada, Rakesh Roshan, Suresh Oberoi, Supriya Pathak, Iftekar, Prem Chopra, Madan Puri...  more