Indian The Best Bollywood Movies of 1997  

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List of the best 1997 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 1997, 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.

Movies on this list include Dil To Pagal Hai and Once More. This isn't necessarily a list of all bollywood movies from 1997, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.

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Kajol, Paresh Rawal, Om Puri Gupt: The Hidden Truth, commonly known as Gupt, is a 1997 Bollywood suspense thriller film, directed by Rajiv Rai. It stars Bobby Deol, Manisha Koirala and Kajol in lead roles, whilst Paresh ...more

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Paresh Rawal, Shakti Kapoor, Kader Khan Hero No.1 is a 1997 Bollywood dramedy film directed by David Dhawan. It stars Govinda and Karishma Kapoor in lead roles. Most of the film's story is inspired by Bawarchi, a comedy film directed ...more

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Kajol, Ajay Devgan, Aamir Khan Ishq is a 1997 Indian comedy-drama film directed by Indra Kumar and starring Aamir Khan, Ajay Devgan, Juhi Chawla, and Kajol in the lead roles. It was remade in Kannada as Snehana Preethina with ...more

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Sridevi, Anil Kapoor, Paresh Rawal Judaai is a 1997 Bollywood drama film, starring Sridevi, Anil Kapoor, and Urmila Matondkar in lead roles, whilst Kader Khan, Farida Jalal and Johnny Lever appear in supporting roles; Poonam ...more

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Sunil Shetty, Tabu, Sunny Deol Border is a 1997 blockbuster Bollywood War film based on the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971. J. P. Dutta directed and produced this war epic which stars Sunny Deol, Sunil Shetty, Akshaye Khanna, ...more

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Salman Khan, Anupam Kher, Anil Kapoor Deewana Mastana is a 1997 Bollywood romantic comedy directed by David Dhawan. The film stars Juhi Chawla, Anil Kapoor and Govinda in pivotal roles. Johnny Lever, Anupam Kher, Reema Lagoo, Shakti ...more

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Kamal Haasan, Paresh Rawal, Amrish Puri Chachi 420 is a 1997 Hindi film, a remake of the Tamil film Avvai Shanmughi and was the first film directed by Kamal Haasan who also starred as the main character. It is thought to be an Indian ...more

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Akshay Kumar, Paresh Rawal, Gulshan Grover Mr. and Mrs. Khiladi is a 1997 Bollywood comedy film directed by David Dhawan. It features Juhi Chawla and Akshay Kumar in lead roles. A part of the movie was set in Toronto and Ontario, Canada. ...more

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Paresh Rawal, Aruna Irani, Nana Patekar Ghulam-E-Mustafa is a 1997 drama film written by Imtiaz Hussain and directed by Partho Ghosh.

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Shah Rukh Khan, Amrish Puri, Mahima Chaudhry 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 ...more

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Anil Kapoor, Paresh Rawal, Amrish Puri Virasat is a 1997 Indian Hindi film, a remake of the Tamil film Thevar Magan. It was directed by Priyadarshan and produced by the Mushir-Riaz duo. It starred Anil Kapoor, Tabu, Amrish Puri, ...more

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Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar, Madhuri Dixit Dil To Pagal Hai, also known as DTPH, is a 1997 Indian musical romance film directed by Yash Chopra. The film depicts the love lives of the dancers in a musical dance troupe. It stars Shahrukh ...more

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Shah Rukh Khan, Gulshan Grover, Johnny Lever Yes Boss is a 1997 Bollywood romantic comedy film directed by Aziz Mirza and produced by Ratan Jain. It stars Shahrukh Khan, Juhi Chawla, and Aditya Pancholi in pivotal roles. The film was a ...more

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Akshay Kumar, Anupam Kher, Urmila Matondkar Aflatoon is a Bollywood romance action film directed by Guddu Dhanoa. The film stars Akshay Kumar in a double role opposite Urmila Matondkar. It released on 19 December 1997, and did average ...more

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Salman Khan, Anupam Kher, Shakti Kapoor Judwaa is an Indian Bollywood action comedy film directed by David Dhawan, starring Salman Khan opposite Karisma Kapoor and Rambha. Released on 7 February, 1997, the film was a big hit at the ...more

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Shah Rukh Khan, Madhuri Dixit, Amrish Puri 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 ...more

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Sanjay Dutt, Paresh Rawal, Urmila Matondkar Daud is a 1997 Indian Hindi crime comedy film directed by Ram Gopal Varma, starring Sanjay Dutt and Urmila Matondkar, with music composed by A. R. Rahman. The film was based on Ram Gopal Varma's ...more

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Amitabh Bachchan, Hema Malini, Rajesh Khanna Naseeb is a 1981 Bollywood action drama film produced and directed by Manmohan Desai. The film is a typical Manmohan Desai film with his regular star Amitabh Bachchan and a large cast, lavish ...more

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Shakti Kapoor, Sunil Shetty, Sonali Bendre Bhai is a 1997 Bollywood Action film directed by Deepak Shivdasani, while written by Kader Khan. The film starred Sunil Shetty, Pooja Batra, Sonali Bendre and Ashish Vidyarthi in lead roles. A ...more

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Mohanlal, Kalabhavan Mani, Cochin Haneefa Aaraam Thampuran is a 1997 Malayalam film written by Ranjith, directed by Shaji Kailas, and starring Mohanlal, Narendra Prasad, and Manju Warrier in the lead roles. The film was a huge success ...more

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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Anupam Kher, Sunny Deol Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya is a 1997 Indian Bollywood film. It starred Bobby Deol and Aishwarya Rai. This is the first Hindi movie for Aishwarya Rai. It featured two songs by the celebrated Qawwali ...more

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Amitabh Bachchan, Paresh Rawal, Karisma Kapoor Mrityudaata is a 1997 Bollywood musical action movie directed by Mehul Kumar with music by Anand Milind. The film is considered to be a comeback role for Amitabh Bachchan who temporarily left ...more

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Shiva Rajkumar, Ramesh Aravind, Prema Nammoora Mandara Hoove is a 1997 Indian Kannada language film directed by Sunil Kumar Desai starring Shivrajkumar, Ramesh, Prema in the lead roles. The film received two awards at the 1996-97 ...more

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Nana Patekar, Vikas Anand, Mohan Joshi Yeshwant is a 1997 Bollywood crime film directed by Anil Mattoo, produced by Vijay K. Ranglani. It stars Nana Patekar and Madhoo in pivotal roles.

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Madhuri Dixit, Om Puri, Shabana Azmi Death Sentence is a 1997 drama film directed by Prakash Jha.

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Vijay, Simran, Manivannan Once More is a 1997 Tamil romantic comedy film directed by S. A. Chandrasekhar. The film features veteran actor Sivaji Ganesan and Vijay in the lead roles, while Saroja Devi and Simran play ...more

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Vishwavidhaata Jackie Shroff, Ashish Vidyarthi, Avtar Gill Vishwavidhaata is a 1997 Hindi movie directed by Farogh Siddique starring Jackie Shroff, Ayesha Jhulka, Sharad Kapoor, Pooja Batra, Arjun and Ashish Vidyarthi. The film is shot in India and ...more

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Amrutha Varshini Suhasini Maniratnam, Ramesh Aravind, Ramakrishna Amrutha Varshini is a 1997 Indian Kannada drama film directed by Dinesh Babu and starring Ramesh Aravind, Suhasini and Sharath Babu in the lead roles. The film was dubbed in Telugu with same ...more

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Rekha, Om Puri, Navin Nischol Aastha: In the Prison of Spring is a 1997 Bollywood film, produced and directed by Basu Bhattacharya. The film stars Rekha, Om Puri, Navin Nischol and Daisy Irani in the main roles. The film ...more

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Betaabi Shakti Kapoor, Gulshan Grover, Reema Lagoo Betaabi is a 1997 Indian Bollywood film directed by Rajesh Kumar Singh and produced by Paramjeet Baweja. It stars Chandrachur Singh, Arshad Warsi, Anjala Zaveri and Mayuri Kango in pivotal

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Ajith Kumar, Goundamani, Manivannan Rettai Jadai Vayasu is a 1997 Tamil romantic comedy film directed by C. Sivakumar featuring Ajith Kumar and Manthra in the leading roles. Goundamani, Senthil and Ponvannan among others play ...more

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Lelam Suresh Gopi, Siddique, Cochin Haneefa Lelam is a 1997 Malayalam film directed by Joshiy, written by Renji Panicker, and starring Suresh Gopi, M. G. Soman, Siddique, N. F. Varghese, and Spadikam George. The story revolves around the ...more

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Brahmanandam, Akkineni Nagarjuna, Sneha Annamayya is a 1997 Telugu devotional, biographical film produced by V. Doraswamy Raju on VMC Productions banner, directed by K. Raghavendra Rao. Starring Akkineni Nagarjuna, Mohan Babu, Suman, ...more

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Ashok Kumar, Satyendra Kapoor, Raakhee Gulzar Ankhon Mein Tum Ho is a 1997 film directed by Ashim Samanta and produced by Shakti Samanta. The film stars Sharad Kapoor, Suman Ranganathan and Rohit Roy in lead roles. The film revolves around ...more

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Mithun Chakraborty, Shakti Kapoor, Raakhee Gulzar Jeevan Yudh is a 1997 Hindi-language Indian feature film directed by Partho Ghosh, starring Mithun Chakraborty, Raakhee, Jayapradha, Atul Agnihotri, Mamta Kulkarni, Shakti Kapoor, Rami Reddy, ...more