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The Best Bollywood Movies of 1981  

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List of the best 1981 Bollywood movies, ranked by how many upvotes they've received by other fans of the genre. With a global audience, fans of Bollywood movies aren't just people who live in India anymore. If Hindi cinema is your passion, then you'll definitely want to make sure you've seen the films on this list. These are all the bollywood movies that defined the year 1981, so vote for your favorites and help them rise to the top. This poll is also a great resource for finding new movies that you haven't already seen, especially since you can watch trailers for each film right on this page. To make sure this list is as accurate as possible, please don't downvote a movie if you haven't seen it.

Naseeb and Silsila are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list This isn't necessarily a list of all bollywood movies from 1981, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.
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Amitabh Bachchan, Hema Malini, Rajesh Khanna
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Kamal Haasan, nm2147526, Satyendra Kapoor
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Aruna Irani, Rajendra Kumar, Danny Denzongpa
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Amitabh Bachchan, Kader Khan, Pran
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Amitabh Bachchan, Rekha, Sanjeev Kumar
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Amitabh Bachchan, Aruna Irani, Kader Khan
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Amitabh Bachchan, Shreeram Lagoo, Satyendra Kapoor
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Rekha, Amrish Puri, Om Puri
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Jennifer Kendal, Soni Razdan, Karan Kapoor
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Main Aur Mera Haathi Mithun Chakraborty, Sharat Saxena, Poonam Dhillon
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Shatrughan Sinha, Amol Palekar, A.K. Hangal
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Rekha, nm2147526, Shabana Azmi
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Rajesh Khanna, Kader Khan, Ranjeet
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Dard Hema Malini, Rajesh Khanna, Poonam Dhillon
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Amitabh Bachchan, Rekha, Saeed Jaffrey
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Naseeruddin Shah, Smita Patil, Kulbhushan Kharbanda
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Sanjay Dutt, Shakti Kapoor, Gulshan Grover
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Guru Shishyaru Vishnuvardhan, Bungle Shama Rao Dwarakanath, Jayamalini
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Rekha, Naseeruddin Shah, Raj Babbar
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Sanjeev Kumar, Deven Verma, Rajendra Nath
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Dhanwan Rajesh Khanna, Shakti Kapoor, Aruna Irani
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Prem Geet Madan Puri, Raj Babbar, Viju Khote
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Hema Malini, Rajesh Khanna, Aruna Irani
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Rekha, Raakhee Gulzar, Shashi Kapoor
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Amitabh Bachchan, Raakhee Gulzar, Asit Sen