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The Best Bollywood Movies of All Time

Updated April 15, 2021 193.6k votes 16.2k voters 468.9k views205 items

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    Sholay

    Sachin Pilgaonkar, Amitabh Bachchan

    Released1975

    Directed byRamesh Sippy

    Sholay (English: Ember) is a 1975 Indian action-adventure film written by Javed Akhtar and Salim Khan and directed by Ramesh Sippy....  more
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    Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge

    Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol

    Released1995

    Directed byAditya Chopra

    Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, also known as DDLJ, is a 1995 Indian romantic drama film. It was written and directed by Aditya Chopra, produced by Yash Chopra, and stars Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol. The...  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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    Company

    Ajay Devgan, Vivek Oberoi

    Released2002

    Directed byRam Gopal Varma

    Company is a 2002 Indian crime-thriller film co-written and directed by Ram Gopal Varma with screenplay by Jaideep Sahni, starring Mohanlal, Ajay Devgan, Manisha Koirala, Vivek Oberoi, and Antara...  more
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    Khuda Gawah

    Amitabh Bachchan, Sridevi

    Released1992

    Directed byMukul S. Anand

    Khuda Gawah is a 1992 Bollywood epic Romance drama film produced by Nazir Ahmed & Manoj Desai on Glamour Films banner, directed by Mukul S. Anand. starring Amitabh Bachchan, Sridevi, Nagarjuna,...  more
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    Ashoka the Great

    Shah Rukh Khan, Ajith Kumar

    Released2001

    Directed bySantosh Sivan

    Aśoka is a 2001 Indian epic historical drama film directed and co-written by Santosh Sivan. It is a dramatized version of the early life of emperor Asoka, of the Maurya dynasty, who ruled most of the...  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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    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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    Fanaa

    Kajol, Lara Dutta

    Released2006

    Directed byKunal Kohli

    Fanaa is a 2006 Indian romantic crime drama film, directed by Kunal Kohli and produced by Yash Raj Films. The film stars Aamir Khan in an anti-hero role, Kajol as his blind love interest, and Rishi...  more
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    Maine Pyar Kiya

    Salman Khan, Mohnish Bahl

    Released1989

    Directed bySooraj Barjatya

    Maine Pyar Kiya is a 1989 Indian musical romantic film, written and directed by Sooraj R. Barjatya in his directorial debut. Starring Salman Khan and Bhagyashree in the lead roles, it was produced by...  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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    Shakti: The Power

    Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan

    Released2002

    Directed byKrishna Vamsi

    Shakti: The Power is a 2002 Bollywood film directed by Pasupuleti Krishna Vamsi and starring Karisma Kapoor, Sanjay Kapoor and Nana Patekar in the lead roles. Shahrukh Khan in a supporting role,...  more
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    1942: A Love Story

    Anupam Kher, Anil Kapoor

    Released1994

    Directed byVidhu Vinod Chopra

    1942: A Love Story is a 1994 Bollywood film starring Anil Kapoor, Manisha Koirala, Jackie Shroff, Anupam Kher, Danny Denzongpa, and Pran. The film was the first ever to be given a U/A rating while...  more
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    Devdas

    Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan

    Released2002

    Directed bySanjay Leela Bhansali

    Devdas is a 2002 Indian romantic drama film directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and based on the 1917 Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay novella Devdas. This is the third Hindi version and the first film...  more
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    Pardes

    Shah Rukh Khan, Amrish Puri

    Released1997

    Directed bySubhash Ghai

    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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    Parinda

    Anupam Kher, Madhuri Dixit

    Released1989

    Directed byVidhu Vinod Chopra

    Parinda is a 1989 Indian crime drama film directed and produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra. It is considered by many to be the turning point in reality in Hindi cinema, as the theme of the film discusses...  more
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    Judaai

    Sridevi, Anil Kapoor

    Released1997

    Directed byRaj Kanwar

    Judaai is a 1997 Bollywood drama film, starring Sridevi, Anil Kapoor, and Urmila Matondkar in lead roles, whilst Kader Khan, Farida Jalal and Johnny Lever appear in supporting roles; Poonam Dhillon...  more
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    Aaina

    Juhi Chawla, Jackie Shroff

    Released1993

    Directed byYash Chopra, Deepak Sareen

    Aaina, is a 1993 film directed by Deepak Sareen and produced by Yash Chopra. The film starred Juhi Chawla, Jackie Shroff and Amrita Singh in lead roles. The film is about sibling rivalry. The film...  more
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    Akele Hum Akele Tum

    Aamir Khan, Paresh Rawal

    Released1995

    Directed byMansoor Khan

    Akele Hum Akele Tum is a 1995 Indian Hindi musical drama romance film. It starred Aamir Khan, Manisha Koirala and Master Adil, and was directed by Mansoor Khan. The music is by Anu Malik and the...  more
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    Trimurti

    Shah Rukh Khan, Anil Kapoor

    Released1995

    Directed byMukul S. Anand

    Trimurti is an Indian film starring Anil Kapoor, Jackie Shroff and Shahrukh Khan, which was released in 1995. It was the last completed film for director Mukul S. Anand who died while filming Dus in...  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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    Released1999

    Directed bySatish Kaushik

    Hum Aapke Dil Mein Rehte Hain is a 1999 Bollywood drama film starring Anil Kapoor, Kajol, Anupam Kher and Shakti Kapoor. Kajol was nominated for a Filmfare Best Actress Award. It is a remake of the...  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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    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