The Best Manoj Kumar Movies

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Over 500 movie fans have come together to vote on this list of the best Manoj Kumar movies, and it's safe to say that the results are nothing short of spectacular. Known for his patriotic roles and intense performances, Manoj Kumar is one of Bollywood's most iconic actors. His contribution to Indian cinema has been immense, and this list celebrates some of his most memorable roles.

From family dramas like Upkar to his role in Shor, Manoj Kumar has given us several unforgettable characters. But what sets him apart from other actors is his ability to evoke emotions with every performance. Whether it's making us laugh or cry or feel angry, he knows how to connect with audiences at a deeper level.

This list includes some of his most acclaimed films such as Roti Kapada Aur Makaan and Purab Aur Paschim while also showcasing lesser-known gems like Sanyasi and Patthar Ke Sanam. The movies on this list offer a glimpse into the life and times of India during different eras while also highlighting social issues prevalent during those times.

We invite you to take a trip down memory lane by watching these timeless classics once again or discovering them for the first time if you haven't already seen them all. And don't forget to vote up your favorites on this ranked list.

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  • Patthar Ke Sanam
    Lalita Pawar, Mehmood Ali, Pran
    48 votes
    • Released: 1967
    • Directed by: Raja Nawathe
    Patthar Ke Sanam is a 1967 Hindi movie. Produced by the Nadiadwala's the film is directed by Raja Nawathe. It stars Manoj Kumar, Waheeda Rehman, Mumtaz, Pran, Mehmood, Lalita Pawar and Aruna Irani. ...more
  • Upkar
    Aruna Irani, Prem Chopra, Madan Puri
    77 votes
    • Released: 1967
    • Directed by: Manoj Kumar
    Upkar is a 1967 Indian Hindi film directed by Manoj Kumar.The film became superhit at the box-office. Manoj Kumar started his Mr. Bharat persona and his brand of patriotism & fearless courage with ...more
  • Purab Aur Paschim

    Purab Aur Paschim

    Ashok Kumar, Prem Chopra, Vinod Khanna
    84 votes
    • Released: 1970
    • Directed by: Manoj Kumar
    Purab Aur Paschim is a 1970 Indian film. The movie was produced and directed by Manoj Kumar, and it stars Manoj Kumar, Saira Banu, Ashok Kumar, Pran and Prem Chopra in the lead roles. The music is by ...more
  • Roti Kapda Aur Makaan
    Amitabh Bachchan, Aruna Irani, Madan Puri
    62 votes
    • Released: 1974
    • Directed by: Manoj Kumar
    Roti Kapda Aur Makaan is a 1974 Indian Bollywood Hindi-language film. It was written, produced, directed by and stars Manoj Kumar, alongside Shashi Kapoor, Zeenat Aman and Moushumi Chatterjee in the ...more
  • Himalay Ki God Mein
    Manoj Kumar, Mala Sinha, Mukri
    38 votes
    • Released: 1965
    • Directed by: Vijay Bhatt
    Himalay Ki God Mein is a 1965 Indian film directed by Vijay Bhatt starring Manoj Kumar and Mala Sinha in lead roles and Shashikala in supporting role. Along with winning the Filmfare Best Movie ...more
  • Anita


    Manoj Kumar, Mukri, Sadhana Shivdasani
    38 votes
    • Released: 1967
    • Directed by: Raj Khosla
    Anita is a 1967 Indian suspense film, directed and written by Raj Khosla, and starring Manoj Kumar and Sadhana. The film is the last of the suspense-thriller trilogy of Khosla-Sadhana partnership. ...more