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The Best Bollywood Movies of the '90s

Updated July 5, 2019 7.1k votes 2.2k voters 67.7k views38 items

List RulesVote 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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    Andaz Apna Apna

    Salman Khan, Aamir Khan

    Released1994

    Directed byRajkumar Santoshi

    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, Govinda...  more
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    Kuch Kuch Hota Hai

    Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan

    Released1998

    Directed byKaran Johar

    Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (English: Something... Something Happens) also known as KKHH, is a 1998 Indian Hindi-language romantic drama film, released in India and the United Kingdom on 16 October 1998. It...  more
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    Pardes

    Shah Rukh Khan, Amrish Puri

    Released1997

    Directed bySubhash Ghai

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    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 Apurva...  more
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    Darr

    Shah Rukh Khan, Anupam Kher

    Released1993

    Directed byYash Chopra

    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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    Karan Arjun

    Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan

    Released1995

    Directed byRakesh Roshan

    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 written...  more
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    Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar

    Aamir Khan, nm2147526

    Released1992

    Directed byMansoor Khan

    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 roles,...  more
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    Hum Aapke Hain Kaun...!

    Salman Khan, Anupam Kher

    Released1994

    Directed bySooraj Barjatya

    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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    Dil To Pagal Hai

    Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar

    Released1997

    Directed byYash Chopra

    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 Khan...  more
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    Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke

    Aamir Khan, Juhi Chawla

    Released1993

    Directed byMahesh Bhatt

    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 is a...  more
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    Baazigar

    Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol

    Released1993

    Directed byAbbas–Mustan

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    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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    Yes Boss

    Shah Rukh Khan, Gulshan Grover

    Released1997

    Directed byAziz Mirza

    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 success...  more
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    Ghulam

    Rani Mukerji, Aamir Khan

    Released1998

    Directed byVikram Bhatt, Mukesh Bhatt

    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 Waterfront...  more
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    Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam

    Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Salman Khan

    Released1999

    Directed bySanjay Leela Bhansali

    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 Khan,...  more
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    Koyla

    Shah Rukh Khan, Madhuri Dixit

    Released1997

    Directed byRakesh Roshan

    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 Kunika....  more
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    Border

    Sunil Shetty, Tabu

    Released1997

    Directed byJ. P. Dutta

    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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    Raja Hindustani

    Aamir Khan, Johnny Lever

    Released1996

    Directed byDharmesh Darshan

    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 Khan and...  more
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    Khalnayak

    Sanjay Dutt, Anupam Kher

    Released1993

    Directed bySubhash Ghai

    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 and his...  more
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    Saajan

    Salman Khan, Sanjay Dutt

    Released1991

    Directed byLawrence D'Souza

    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 Cyrano...  more
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    Dil

    Aamir Khan, Anupam Kher

    Released1990

    Directed byIndra Kumar

    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 with...  more
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    Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa

    Shah Rukh Khan, Naseeruddin Shah

    Released1994

    Directed byKundan Shah

    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 Hindi...  more
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    Agneepath

    Amitabh Bachchan, Mithun Chakraborty

    Released1990

    Directed byMukul S. Anand

    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, Rohini...  more
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    Satya

    Paresh Rawal, Urmila Matondkar

    Released1998

    Directed byRam Gopal Varma

    Satya: The Sarkar is a 1998 action film directed by Ram Gopal Varma....  more
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    hum

    Amitabh Bachchan, Rajinikanth

    Released1991

    Directed byMukul S. Anand

    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 Kader...  more
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    Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya

    Salman Khan, Kajol

    Released1998

    Directed bySohail Khan

    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 and...  more
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    Khiladi

    Akshay Kumar, Shakti Kapoor

    Released1992

    Directed byAbbas Burmawalla, Mustan Burmawalla

    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 Chopra,...  more