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The Best Bollywood Movies of the '90s  

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List Rules Vote up your favorite Bollywood films that were released in the 1990s.

As you’ll see on this list of the best ’90s Bollywood movies, you’ll see that the decades continued Bollywoods fascination with action and romance mixed with six musical numbers. Vote for the movies you liked the most, vote down any that you don't think deserve a top spot and re-rank this list in any order you choose.
 

Among the top 1990s Hindi movies are Raja Hindustani, one of the biggest blockbusters of the ’90s telling the story of a poor man falling in love with a rich man’s daughter; Lamhe, about a man who falls in love with the daughter of his one-time love; and Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, a poignant love story of a woman torn between love and duty.
 

Enjoy this list of top Bollywood movies from the ’90s, and feel free to add any of your favorites that might be missing. 

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Hero No. 1 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies of the '90s
NevilVira added 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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Mohra is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies of the '90s
Akshay Kumar, Paresh Rawal, Naseeruddin Shah
Mohra is a 1994 Indian action thriller film directed by Rajiv Rai starring Naseeruddin Shah, Akshay Kumar, Sunil Shetty and Raveena Tandon in the lead roles while Paresh Rawal, Gulshan Grover, ...more
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Agneepath is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies of the '90s
Amitabh Bachchan, Mithun Chakraborty, Madhavi
Agneepath is a 1990 Indian drama film directed by Mukul Anand. It stars Amitabh Bachchan as the main protagonist Vijay Deenanath Chauhan along with Mithun Chakraborty, Madhavi, Neelam Kothari, ...more
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Aashiqui is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies of the '90s
Modar Phuqqer added Rahul Roy, Reema Lagoo, Tom Alter
Aashiqui is a 1990 Bollywood romantic musical drama film. It was commercially and critically successful particularly because of its music. Even today the film's songs and music are as popular as ...more
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Lamhe is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies of the '90s
Anupam Kher, Sridevi, Anil Kapoor
Lamhe is a 1991 Hindi film directed by Yash Chopra and starring Sridevi and Anil Kapoor. The story was written by Honey Irani. It was inspired from the 1986 film Anokha Rishta starring Rajesh ...more
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Duplicate is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies of the '90s
Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Gulshan Grover
Duplicate is an Indian Bollywood action comedy film released on 8 May 1998. The movie was directed by Mahesh Bhatt and stars Shahrukh Khan in a double role opposite Juhi Chawla and Sonali ...more
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Hum is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies of the '90s
ahitagni added Amitabh Bachchan, Rajinikanth, Anupam Kher
Hum is a 1991 Hindi action crime film directed by Mukul S. Anand. It stars Amitabh Bachchan, Rajinikanth, Govinda, Kimi Katkar, Deepa Sahi, Shilpa Shirodkar, Danny Denzongpa, Anupam Kher and ...more
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Bandit Queen is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies of the '90s
Manoj Bajpai, Saurabh Shukla, Govind Namdev
Bandit Queen is a 1994 Indian biographical film based on the life of Phoolan Devi. It was directed by Shekhar Kapur and starred Seema Biswas as the title character. It was produced by Bobby ...more
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Phir Teri Kahani Yaad Aayee is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies of the '90s
Fariha Khan added Rahul Roy, Avtar Gill, Pooja Bhatt
Phir Teri Kahani Yaad Aayee is a Bollywood film released on Zee TV in 1993. It was produced by Jonny Bakshi and Nitin Keni, directed by Mahesh Bhatt, and starred his daughter Pooja Bhatt in the ...more
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King Uncle is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies of the '90s
Shah Rukh Khan, Paresh Rawal, Jackie Shroff
King Uncle is a Hindi movie which was directed by Rakesh Roshan and released in India in 1993. The film stars Shahrukh Khan, Jackie Shroff, Anu Agarwal, Paresh Rawal, Pooja Ruparel, Deven Verma ...more
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Fire is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies of the '90s
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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Gharwali Baharwali is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies of the '90s
NevilVira added Gharwali Baharwali Madhuri Dixit, Anil Kapoor, nm2147526
Gharwali Baharwali is a 1998 comedy film directed by David Dhawan.
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Bandh Darwaza is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies of the '90s
Bandh Darwaza Aruna Irani, Johnny Lever, Raza Murad
Bandh Darwaza is a 1990 Bollywood horror movie starring Kunika, Manjeet Kullar, Aruna Irani, Anirudh Agarwal and the Afghan actor Hashmat Khan. The film soundtrack was composed by the ...more