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The Best Bollywood Movies of 1996  

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List of the best 1996 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 1996, 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.

List is made up of many different movies, including Fire and Jeet. This isn't necessarily a list of all bollywood movies from 1996, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.
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Amrish Puri, Sunny Deol, Danny Denzongpa
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
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Akshay Kumar, Sunil Shetty, Johnny Lever
Sapoot is 1996 Hindi action movie directed by Jagdish A. Sharma and starring Akshay Kumar, Sunil Shetty, Karishma Kapoor, Sonali Bendre. Other cast members include Kader Khan, Prem Chopra, ...more
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Shakti Kapoor, Kader Khan, Karisma Kapoor
Saajan Chale Sasural is a 1996 Bollywood comedy film starring Govinda, Karisma Kapoor, Tabu, Kader Khan and Satish Kaushik. The film was directed by David Dhawan. It is based on the 1994 ...more
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Salman Khan, Amrish Puri, Johnny Lever
Jeet is a 1996 Indian action film directed by Raj Kanwar and produced by Sajid Nadiadwala. The film stars Sunny Deol, Salman Khan and Karisma Kapoor in lead roles. Actors Tabu, Amrish Puri, ...more
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Hema Malini, Dev Anand, Mumtaz
Tere Mere Sapne is a 1971 film produced by Dev Anand, and written and directed by his brother Vijay Anand for Navketan Films. The movie stars Dev, Vijay, Mumtaz, and Hema Malini. The film's ...more
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Om Puri, Tabu, Kulbhushan Kharbanda
Maachis is a 1996 Indian Hindi film directed by Gulzar and produced by R. V. Pandit. The film stars Om Puri, Tabu, Chandrachur Singh and Jimmy Shergill in the lead roles. The title of the film ...more
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Diljale Ajay Devgan, Shakti Kapoor, Amrish Puri
Diljale is an Indian Hindi action romance film released in the year 1996. It stars Ajay Devgan, Sonali Bendre and Madhoo as the lead protagonists. Amrish Puri, Shakti Kapoor and Parmeet Sethi ...more
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Nana Patekar, Jackie Shroff, Alok Nath
Agni Sakshi is 1996 Indian Hindi drama film directed by Partho Ghosh starring Jackie Shroff, Nana Patekar and Manisha Koirala. The music is by Nadeem-Shravan. The movie released in quick ...more
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Sunil Shetty, Aruna Irani, Sonali Bendre
Rakshak is 1996 Bollywood action movie directed by Ashok Honda and starring Sunil Shetty, Karisma Kapoor, Raghuvaran, Sonali Bendre, Alok Nath, Aruna Irani.
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Shabana Azmi, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Nandita Das
Fire is a 1996 Indian-Canadian romantic drama film written and directed by Deepa Mehta and starring Shabana Azmi and Nandita Das. It is the first installment of Mehta's Elements trilogy; it is ...more
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Salman Khan, Nana Patekar, Helen
Khamoshi: The Musical is a 1996 Indian musical drama film which was released on 9 August 1996. It starred Nana Patekar, Manisha Koirala, Salman Khan, Seema Biswas and Helen, and marked Sanjay ...more
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Trisha, Brahmanandam, Ravi Teja
Krishna is a 2008 Telugu romantic action comedy film starring Ravi Teja and Trisha Krishnan. The film is directed by V. V. Vinayak and produced by B. Kasi Vishwanatham. The film released on 12 ...more
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Rekha, Akshay Kumar, Gulshan Grover
Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi is a 1996 Bollywood wrestling action thriller starring Rekha in her first villain role, Akshay Kumar, Raveena Tandon and former WWE wrestlers "Crush" and Brian ...more
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Ajay Prakash Raj, Puneeth Rajkumar, Nassar
Ajay is a 2006 Kannada language sports film starring Puneeth Rajkumar and Anuradha Mehta It was Anuradha's debut Kannada film. The film is remake of Telugu blockbuster Okkadu.
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Anupam Kher, Madhuri Dixit, Rishi Kapoor
Prem Granth is a Hindi movie which was released in India on 22 May 1996. Directed by Rajiv Kapoor, the movie stars Rishi Kapoor and Madhuri Dixit and deals with the subject of rape. The movie ...more
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Shah Rukh Khan, Anupam Kher, Naseeruddin Shah
Chaahat is a 1996 Bollywood romantic musical film by director Mahesh Bhatt. The cast of this film is Shahrukh Khan, Pooja Bhatt, Naseeruddin Shah, Ramya Krishna and Anupam Kher. Shahrukh Khan ...more
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Fareb Suman Ranganathan, Makarand Deshpande, Vishwajeet Pradhan
Fareb is a 1996 Bollywood thriller film directed by Vikram Bhatt. The film marks the debut of actors Faraaz Khan and Suman Ranganathan and also stars Milind Gunaji. It was released on 28 June ...more
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Mammootty, Shobana, Mukesh
Hitler is a 1996 Malayalam film written and directed by Siddique, co-produced by Lal, and starring Mammootty and Mukesh in lead roles and, Shobhana, Saikumar, Jagadish, and Vani Viswanath in ...more
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Johnny Lever, Rishi Kapoor, Juhi Chawla
Daraar is a 1996 Hindi thriller film directed by Abbas-Mustan starring Juhi Chawla, Rishi Kapoor and Arbaaz Khan in his film debut. Khan received the Filmfare Best Villain Award for his ...more
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Shakti Kapoor, Karisma Kapoor, Simran
Bal Bramhachari is 1996 Hindi Movie directed by Prakash Mehra and Amit Mehra and starring Puru Raajkumar in his film debut, Karishma Kapoor, Deepak Tijori, and Simran. Other cast include Shakti ...more
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Rani Mukerji, nm2147526, Gulshan Grover
Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat is an 1997 Indian Bollywood film written and directed by Ashok Gaikwad. The film marked the Hindi film debut of actress Rani Mukherjee. It was shot in Gangtok, and ...more
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Rajkumar Prosenjit Chatterjee, Abhishek Chatterjee, Laboni Sarkar
Rajkumar is a Bengali romance Movie was released in 2008, directed by Swapan Saha, the movie featured Prosenjit and Anu Chowdhury.
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Aamir Khan, Johnny Lever, Karisma Kapoor
Raja Hindustani is a 1996 Indian Hindi drama romance film directed by Dharmesh Darshan. It tells the tale of a cab driver hailing from a small town, who falls in love with a rich girl. Aamir ...more
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Nassar, Rekha Mallick, Srividya
Thirumathi Palanisamy is a 1992 Tamil comedy-drama film directed by R. Sundarrajan. The film features Sathyaraj and Sukanya in lead roles. The film, produced by Ramanathan, had musical score by ...more
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Masoom Tinnu Anand, Suresh Oberoi, Laxmikant Berde
Masoom is a 1996 Indian film. Masoom is a remake of 1994 Marathi Movie Maza Chakula directed by Mahesh Kothare, child actor is his son Adinath Kothare, who made his Marathi debut in Zapatlela