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The Best Jeevan Movies  

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List of the best Jeevan movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Jeevan's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Jeevan movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Jeevan movies will be at the top of the list. Jeevan has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Jeevan movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Jeevan films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Jeevan role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Jeevan performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

These films, like Nagin and Thiruttu Payale include images when available.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Jeevan movies?" and "What are the greatest Jeevan roles of all time?"
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Dharmendra, Lalita Pawar, Mehmood Ali
Ankhen is a 1968 Hindi spy thriller produced and directed by Ramanand Sagar. After the surprise big hit of Farz as a spy thriller, Sagar came out with a bigger budget film in the same genre, ...more
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Dilip Kumar, Rekha Mallick, Meena Kumari
Kohinoor is a 1960 Bollywood film produced by Dr V. N. Sinha and directed by S U Sunny. The film stars Dilip Kumar, Meena Kumari, Leela Chitnis and Kumkum. The films music is by Naushad. It is ...more
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Biju Menon, N. Santhanam, Malavika
Machakaaran is a 2007 Indian Tamil film written and directed by Tamilvannan of Kalvanin Kadhali fame. The film stars Jeevan and Kamna Jethmalani in the lead, whilst Santhanam, G. M. Kumar, ...more
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Rekha, Rajesh Khanna, Amrish Puri
Nishaan is a 1983 Hindi movie starring Rajesh Khanna, Jeetendra, Poonam Dhillon, Rekha, Vijay Arora, Jeevan and Amrish Puri. The film was directed by Surendra Mohan and Rajesh Roshan tuned ...more
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Chanda Aur Bijli is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Jeevan Movies
Chanda Aur Bijli Sachin Pilgaonkar, Sanjeev Kumar, Jankidas Mehra
Chanda Aur Bijli is a 1969 film written by Wajahat Mirza and directed by Atma Ram.
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Pran, Rajendra Kumar, Jeevan
Ganwaar is a 1970 Bollywood film produced and directed by Naresh Kumar. It stars Mr Naresh Kumar's favourite leading man Rajendra Kumar with Vyjayanthimala, Pran and Jeevan. The films music is ...more
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Rajesh Khanna, Aruna Irani, Sanjeev Kumar
Bandhan is a 1969Hindi film directed by Narendra Bedi and starring Rajesh Khanna and Mumtaz in the lead roles. The directorial debut film, is the second straight movie with Rajesh and Mumtaz ...more
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Krishna Leelai Nassar, Kota Srinivas Rao, Karunas
Krishna Leelai is a 2010 action film written and directed by Selvan.
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Dharmendra, Nutan, Jeevan
Dil Ne Phir Yaad Kiya is a 1966 Bollywood film. It stars Dharmendra, Nutan, Rehman and Jeevan. The music is by Sonik Omi.
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Mohanlal, Jagathy Sreekumar, Sukumari
Yodha is a 1992 Malayalam Sword and sorcery action comedy film scripted by Sasidharan Arattuvazhi and directed by Sangeeth Sivan. The film stars Mohanlal who plays the protagonist, who is told ...more
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Amitabh Bachchan, Aruna Irani, Kader Khan
Yaarana is a 1981 Indian musical drama film directed by Rakesh Kumar and starring Amitabh Bachchan, Amjad Khan, Neetu Singh, Tanuja and Kader Khan. This was one of the films where Amjad Khan ...more
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Madhubala, Dilip Kumar, Jeevan
Tarana is a 1951 Hindi movie produced and written by K S Daryani and directed by Ram Daryani. The film stars Dilip Kumar, Madhubala, Shyama and Jeevan. Anil Biswas wrote the music for the film.
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Shareef Budmaash Hema Malini, nm2147526, Dev Anand
Shareef Budmaash is a 1973 Bollywood action thriller film directed by Raj Khosla. The film stars Dev Anand, Hema Malini, Shatrughan Sinha and Ajit in pivotal roles.
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Rekha, Madan Puri, Sunil Dutt
Pran Jaye Par Vachan Na Jaye is a 1974 Hindi film produced by Ratan Mohan and directed by S. Ali Raza. The film stars Sunil Dutt, Rekha, Iftekhar, Premnath, Jeevan, Bindu, Madan Puri, Ranjeet ...more
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Ek Hi Rasta is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Jeevan Movies
Ek Hi Rasta Ashok Kumar, Sunil Dutt, Meena Kumari
Ek Hi Raasta is a 1956 family-drama Indian Hindi film directed and produced by B. R. Chopra. It starred Sunil Dutt, Meena Kumari, Ashok Kumar, Daisy Irani, Jeevan and Shrinath in main roles. ...more
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Sachin Pilgaonkar, Dev Anand, Shatrughan Sinha
Gambler is a 1971 Bollywood thriller film directed by Amarjeet. The film stars Dev Anand and Shatrughan Sinha.
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Balak Dhruv is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Jeevan Movies
Balak Dhruv Bhagwan Dada, Jeevan, Abhi Bhattacharya
Balak Dhruv is a 1974 Bollywood drama film directed by Himmat Dave.
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Rajendra Nath, Leela Mishra, Jeevan
Nasbandi is a 1978 Bollywood satirical comedy film directed by I. S. Johar, it starred duplicates of all popular heroes of the time. It is a satire on the sterilization drive of the government ...more
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Naan Avanillai 2 Shweta Menon, Raai Laxmi, Sangitha
Naan Avanillai 2 is a 2009 Tamil romantic mystery film directed by Selva. It is the sequel to the Naan Avanillai. Jeevan reprises the lead role, while the female roles are enacted by Sangeetha, ...more
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Afsana Ashok Kumar, Pran, Jagdeep
Afsana is a 1951 Bollywood family drama film. It was the directorial debut of Baldev Raj Chopra and starred Ashok Kumar as twin brothers, starting a trend for such dual roles. It co-starred ...more
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Thithikkuthe is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Jeevan Movies
Thithikkuthe Sridevi, Jeevan
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Haathkadi is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Jeevan Movies
Haathkadi Prem Chopra, Sanjeev Kumar, Shatrughan Sinha
Haathkadi is a 1982 thriller film directed by Surendra Mohan.
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Naulakha Haar Meena Kumari, Nirupa Roy, Durga Khote
Naulakha Haar is a 1953 film directed by Harsukh Jagneshwar Bhatt and Bhalchandra Shukla.
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Dharmendra, Lalita Pawar, Madan Puri
Phool Aur Patthar was O. P. Ralhan's 1966 Hindi film that made Dharmendra a star in the Hindi Film Industry. It starred Meena Kumari along with Dharmendra who played a villainous character whose ...more
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Hema Malini, Dev Anand, Pran
Johny Mera Naam is a blockbuster 1970 crime/comedy/drama film. Directed by Vijay Anand, it stars the director's brother, Dev Anand and Pran in the roles of brothers separated in childhood. Hema ...more