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The Best Bollywood Movies of the 1970s

Updated 5 Jul 2019 986 votes 421 voters 17.8k views21 items

List RulesVote up your favorite Bollywood films that were released in the 1970s.

During the 1970s, Bollywood filmmakers rejected the realism of the ’50s and ’60s for a more escapist kind of movie resulting in a filmmaking style called Masala; a form that continues to dominate Bollywood today. Featured on this list of 1970s Bollywood movies are several by Manmohan Desai, who is considered the father of the Masala film. If you have a favorite Hindi movie from the 70s, give it an upvote so it can reach #1.

Sholay, considered to be one of the best films to ever come out of Bollywood, tops this list of the best 70s Bollywood films. When his family is murder, a former police officers enlists the aid of two outlaws to capture the ruthless bandit responsible.

Enjoy this list of great Indian movies from the ’70s, and feel free to add any of your favorites that might be missing.

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