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The Best Movies Directed by Manmohan Desai  

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List of all movies directed by Manmohan Desai ranked from best to worst with photos. Films directed by Manmohan Desai are listed here and include movie posters and Manmohan Desai movie trailers whenever possible. This is a collection of the best movies directed by Manmohan Desai as voted on by film buffs. If you think the greatest Manmohan Desai movie isn't as high as it should be on this list, then make sure to vote so that your opinion of what the top Manmohan Desai film is can be factored into this list.

From Manmohan Desai's studio films to Manmohan Desai's independent films, this Manmohan Desai filmography keeps tabs on all Manmohan Desai movies, and lets the cream of the crop rise to the top.

List features Naseeb, Amar Akbar Anthony and more movies.

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All Manmohan Desai director credits are included. This list of every movie that Manmohan Desai has directed can be sorted for specific information such as what genre the Manmohan Desai movie is and which actors starred in the Manmohan Desai film.

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Hema Malini and Rajesh Khanna both worked on a Manmohan Desai directed movie, as have many other great actors.

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Amitabh Bachchan, Rishi Kapoor, Shabana Azmi
Amar Akbar Anthony is a 1977 Bollywood action comedy film with a lost and found theme, about three brothers separated during their childhood who grew up in three homes, adopting three religions. ...more
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Amitabh Bachchan, Hema Malini, Rajesh Khanna
Naseeb is a 1981 Bollywood action drama film produced and directed by Manmohan Desai. The film is a typical Manmohan Desai film with his regular star Amitabh Bachchan and a large cast, lavish ...more
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Dharmendra, Bobby Deol, Pran
Dharam-Veer is a 1977 Indian Hindi film, produced and directed by Manmohan Desai. The movie stars Dharmendra, Zeenat Aman, Jeetendra, Neetu Singh, Pran, Indrani Mukherjee, Jeevan and Ranjeet. ...more
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Amitabh Bachchan, Rekha, Kader Khan
Suhaag is a 1979 Indian Hindi drama film directed by Manmohan Desai. A box office success, the film became the highest earning film of 1979. The movie stars Amitabh Bachchan, Shashi Kapoor, ...more
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Amitabh Bachchan, Kader Khan, Shabana Azmi
Parvarish is a 1977 Hindi crime drama film directed by Manmohan Desai. The film stars Amitabh Bachchan and Vinod Khanna as two brothers playing oneupmanship, because one brother believes he is ...more
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Rajesh Khanna, Madhu, Viju Khote
Roti is a 1974 Indian Hindi language film directed by Manmohan Desai which stars Rajesh Khanna, Mumtaz, Om Prakash, Vijay Arora, and Nirupa Roy. The music is by Laxmikant Pyarelal. This film got ...more
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Hema Malini, Dharmendra, Durga Khote
Chacha Bhatija is a 1977 Indian Hindi film directed by Manmohan Desai. It was the year's fourth hit for Manmohan Desai. It was his second film with Dharmendra. Chacha Bhatija stars Dharmendra, ...more
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Rajesh Khanna, Vinod Khanna, Farida Jalal
Sachaa Jhutha is a 1970 Indian Hindi film directed by Manmohan Desai. The movie was a box-office blockbuster. The movie stars Rajesh Khanna as a simple villager, who has a look alike who is a ...more
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Amitabh Bachchan, Rishi Kapoor, Kader Khan
Coolie is a 1983 Indian Bollywood action comedy film, directed by Manmohan Desai and written by Kader Khan. The film stars Amitabh Bachchan as Iqbal, a railway coolie, with supporting roles ...more
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Amitabh Bachchan, Hema Malini, Sharmila Tagore
Desh Premee is a 1982 Hindi film directed by Manmohan Desai. The film is dedicated to the memory of Mohammed Rafi who sang the film's title song and actor Uttam Kumar, both of whom died two ...more
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Amitabh Bachchan, Prem Chopra, Satyendra Kapoor
Mard is a 1985 Hindi action film, starring Amitabh Bachchan and Amrita Singh and directed by Manmohan Desai. It was the highest earning film of 1985. The film was remade in Tamil with Rajnikanth ...more
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Bluff Master is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Manmohan Desai
Bluff Master Shammi Kapoor, Lalita Pawar, Pran
Bluff Master is a Bollywood movie released in 1963, starring Shammi Kapoor, Saira Banu, Pran, and Lalita Pawar. The film was directed by Manmohan Desai.
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Sharmila Tagore, Shashi Kapoor, Shatrughan Sinha
Aa Gale Lag Jaa is a 1973 Hindi romantic film directed by Manmohan Desai based on a story by Smt. Jeevanprabha M. Desai. It stars Shashi Kapoor, Sharmila Tagore and Shatrughan Sinha. The film ...more
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Rekha, Shatrughan Sinha, Randhir Kapoor
Raampur Ka Lakshman is a 1972 Indian Hindi movie directed by Manmohan Desai.
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Shammi Kapoor, Sadhana Shivdasani, Jagdish Raj
Budtameez is a 1966 Bollywood film produced by Jagdish Varma and directed by Manmohan Desai. The film stars Shammi Kapoor, Sadhana and Manorama. The film's music was by Shankar Jaikishan.
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Raj Kapoor, Nutan, Pran
Chhalia is a 1960 Hindi drama film directed by Manmohan Desai; it stars Raj Kapoor, Nutan, Pran, Rehman and Shobhna Samarth. Raj Kapoor plays his stereotyped "simple guy with a heart of ...more
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Kismat Helen, Biswajit Chatterjee, Babita
Kismat is a 1968 Indian Hindi film directed by Manmohan Desai, produced by Kamal Mehra and released under the banner of Pride of Asia Films. It stars Biswajeet, Babita, Helen and Kamal Mehra in ...more
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Priyanka Chopra, Abhishek Bachchan, Nana Patekar
Bluffmaster is a 2005 Bollywood romance comedy film directed by Rohan Sippy and produced by Ramesh Sippy. The film stars Abhishek Bachchan, Ritesh Deshmukh and Priyanka Chopra in the lead roles, ...more
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Bhai Ho To Aisa Hema Malini, Shatrughan Sinha, Jeetendra
Bhai Ho To Aisa is a 1972 Bollywood action film directed by Manmohan Desai. The film stars Jeetendra, Hema Malini, Shatrughan Sinha. The film had music by the composer duo Sonik-Omi and lyrics ...more
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Janam Janam Ke Phere Nirupa Roy, Amar, B.M. Vyas
Janam Janam Ke Phere is a 1957 drama family film written and directed by Manmohan Desai.
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Amitabh Bachchan, Mithun Chakraborty, Amrish Puri
Gangaa Jamunaa Saraswath is a 1988 action drama adventure film directed by Manmohan Desai.