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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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Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies of the '90s
Aamir Khan, nm2147526, Kulbhushan Kharbanda
Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar is a 1992 Indian sports drama film directed by Mansoor Khan. The film stars Aamir Khan, Ayesha Jhulka, Mamik Singh, Deepak Tijori & Kulbhushan Kharbanda in the lead ...more
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Andaz Apna Apna is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies of the '90s
Salman Khan, Aamir Khan, Paresh Rawal
Andaz Apna Apna is a 1994 Indian Hindi comedy film directed by Rajkumar Santoshi, starring Aamir khan, Salman Khan, Raveena Tandon, Karisma Kapoor and Paresh Rawal in the lead roles. Mehmood, ...more
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Kuch Kuch Hota Hai is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies of the '90s
ahitagni added Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Kajol
Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, also known as KKHH, is an Indian Hindi coming-of-age romantic comedy drama film, released in India and the United Kingdom on 16 October 1998. It was written and directed by ...more
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Dil To Pagal Hai is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies of the '90s
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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Baazigar is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies of the '90s
Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Shilpa Shetty
Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Baazigar is a 1993 Bollywood crime-thriller film directed by Abbas-Mustan, it is a contemporary thriller about a young man who stops at nothing to get what he wants. The story of Baazigar was ...more
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Hum Aapke Hain Kaun...! is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies of the '90s
Salman Khan, Anupam Kher, Madhuri Dixit
Hum Aapke Hain Koun..! is a 1994 Indian musical romantic-comedy film, written and directed by Sooraj R. Barjatya, and produced by Rajshri Productions. Starring Madhuri Dixit and Salman Khan, it ...more
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Darr is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies of the '90s
Shah Rukh Khan, Anupam Kher, Juhi Chawla
Darr: A Violent Love Story is a 1993 Indian psychological thriller film directed by Yash Chopra under the banner of Yash Raj Films. It stars Sunny Deol, Juhi Chawla and Shahrukh Khan in the lead ...more
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Border is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies of the '90s
NevilVira added Sunil Shetty, Tabu, Sunny Deol
Border is a 1997 blockbuster Bollywood film. J. P. Dutta directed and produced this epic which stars Sunny Deol, Sunil Shetty, Akshaye Khanna, Jackie Shroff, Tabu, Pooja Bhatt, Puneet Issar, ...more
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Dil is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies of the '90s
Aamir Khan, Anupam Kher, Madhuri Dixit
Dil is a 1990 Indian Hindi romantic drama film starring Aamir Khan, Madhuri Dixit, Anupam Kher and Saeed Jaffrey. It was directed by Indra Kumar with music composed by Anand-Milind. Dil clashed ...more
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Pardes is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies of the '90s
Shah Rukh Khan, Amrish Puri, Mahima Chaudhry
Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial 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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Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies of the '90s
Aamir Khan, Juhi Chawla, Tiku Talsania
Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke is a 1993 Indian comedy-drama film directed by Mahesh Bhatt, produced by Tahir Hussain and with a musical score by Nadeem-Shravan. It stars Juhi Chawla and Aamir Khan. It ...more
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Saajan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies of the '90s
NevilVira added Salman Khan, Sanjay Dutt, Madhuri Dixit
Saajan is a 1991 Hindi film directed by Lawrence D'Souza and starring Sanjay Dutt, Madhuri Dixit, and Salman Khan. It was released on 30 August, 1991. It is partly inspired by the French play ...more
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Karan Arjun is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies of the '90s
Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Kajol
Karan Arjun is a 1995 Bollywood action thriller film starring Salman Khan, Shahrukh Khan, Raakhee, Mamta Kulkarni, Kajol, Amrish Puri and Ranjeet. The film was directed by Rakesh Roshan and ...more
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Ghulam is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies of the '90s
Rani Mukerji, Aamir Khan, Dalip Tahil
Ghulam is a 1998 Indian action crime drama film directed by Vikram Bhatt and starring Aamir Khan. The film was inspired by Elia Kazan's On the Waterfront. It is the second remake of On the ...more
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Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies of the '90s
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Salman Khan, Ajay Devgan
Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam is a 1999 Bollywood romantic drama film directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. It was released in the English-speaking world as Straight from the Heart. The film stars Salman ...more
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Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies of the '90s
ahitagni added Salman Khan, Kajol, Dharmendra
Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya is a 1998 Indian Bollywood romantic comedy film. Written and directed by Sohail Khan, the film stars his real-life brothers Salman Khan and Arbaaz Khan alongside Kajol ...more
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Khiladi is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies of the '90s
NevilVira added Akshay Kumar, Shakti Kapoor, Johnny Lever
Khiladi is a 1992 Bollywood suspense thriller film directed by Abbas Mustan. The film was Akshay Kumar's breakthrough role and also stars Ayesha Jhulka, Deepak Tijori, Sabeeha. While Prem ...more
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Yes Boss is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies of the '90s
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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Khalnayak is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies of the '90s
ahitagni added Sanjay Dutt, Anupam Kher, Madhuri Dixit
Khal Nayak is a 1993 Bollywood action thriller film produced and directed by Subhash Ghai. The story centres on the escape and attempted capture of a terrorist criminal Ballu by Inspector Ram ...more
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Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies of the '90s
Shah Rukh Khan, Naseeruddin Shah, Juhi Chawla
Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa is a 1994 Bollywood romantic comedy film directed by Kundan Shah, and starring Shah Rukh Khan, Suchitra Krishnamurthy, and Deepak Tijori. This is one of the rare mainstream ...more
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Raja Hindustani is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies of the '90s
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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Nayak is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies of the '90s
ahitagni added Rani Mukerji, Anil Kapoor, Sushmita Sen
Nayak: The Real Hero is a 2001 Indian political thriller film directed by S. Shankar, and starring Anil Kapoor, Rani Mukerji, Amrish Puri and Paresh Rawal in the main roles. The film is a remake ...more
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Koyla is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies of the '90s
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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Bombay is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Bollywood Movies of the '90s
Prakash Raj, Sonali Bendre, Nassar
Bombay is a 1995 Indian Tamil drama film directed by Mani Ratnam, starring Arvind Swamy and Manisha Koirala, with music composed by A. R. Rahman. The film is centred on events, particularly ...more
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Mohra is listed (or ranked) 25 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