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The Best Pankaj Kapoor Movies 

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List of the best Pankaj Kapoor movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Pankaj Kapoor'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 Pankaj Kapoor movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Pankaj Kapoor movies will be at the top of the list. Pankaj Kapoor has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Pankaj Kapoor movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Pankaj Kapoor films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

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Naseeruddin Shah, Om Puri, Satish Shah

Released: 1983

Directed by: Kundan Shah

Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro is a 1983 Hindi film directed by Kundan Shah and produced by NFDC. It is a dark satire on the rampant corruption in Indian politics, bureaucracy, news media and business, and ...more
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Naseeruddin Shah, Irrfan Khan, Om Puri

Released: 2004

Directed by: Vishal Bhardwaj

Maqbool is a 2003 Indian crime drama film directed by Vishal Bhardwaj and starring Pankaj Kapoor, Irfan Khan, Tabu and Masumeh Makhija in an adaptation of the play Macbeth by Shakespeare. The ...more
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Irrfan Khan, Shabana Azmi, Pankaj Kapur

Released: 1990

Directed by: Tapan Sinha

Ek Doctor Ki Maut is a 1990 award winning film by noted Bengali director Tapan Sinha, which depicts the ostracism, bureaucratic negligence, reprimand and insult of a doctor and his research, ...more
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Pankaj Kapur, Annu Kapoor, M. K. Raina

Released: 1986

Directed by: Basu Chatterjee

Ek Ruka Hua Faisla is a 1986 Hindi film, directed by Basu Chatterjee. It is a remake of the Golden Bear winning, American motion picture 12 Angry Men, which was directed by Sidney Lumet, the ...more
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Nassar, Pankaj Kapur, Janagaraj

Released: 1992

Directed by: Mani Ratnam

Roja is a 1992 Tamil-language Indian political drama-romance film co-written and directed by Mani Ratnam. It stars Arvind Swamy and Madhoo in the lead roles. The film was subsequently dubbed in ...more
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Pankaj Kapur, Hrishitaa Bhatt, Supriya Pathak

Released: 2007

Directed by: Bhavna Talwar

Dharm is a 2007 Hindi film directed by Bhavna Talwar and starring Pankaj Kapoor and Supriya Pathak in lead roles. This debut film of the director addresses the theme of communal harmony. Most of ...more
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Anil Kapoor, Satyendra Kapoor, Amjad Khan

Released: 1986

Directed by: Basu Chatterjee

Chameli Ki Shaadi is a 1986 Bollywood comedy film directed by Basu Chatterjee starring Anil Kapoor and Amrita Singh. The film was declared an all-time blockbuster.
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Shilpa Shetty, Sanjay Dutt, Abhishek Bachchan

Released: 2005

Directed by: Anubhav Sinha

Dus is a 2005 Bollywood action spy thriller film directed by Anubhav Sinha and produced by Nitin Manmohan. It stars Sanjay Dutt, Sunil Shetty, Abhishek Bachchan, Shilpa Shetty, Zayed Khan and ...more
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Mohanlal, Kareena Kapoor, Vidya Balan

Released: 2008

Directed by: Rajkumar Santoshi

Halla Bol is a Hindi drama film released on 11 January 2008, and directed by Rajkumar Santoshi. Halla Bol stars Ajay Devgan and Vidya Balan in pivotal roles and a number of celebrities from the ...more
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Naseeruddin Shah, Satish Shah, Amjad Khan

Released: 1984

Directed by: Saeed Akhtar Mirza

Mohan Joshi Hazir Ho! is a 1984 Hindi art film, made by Saeed Akhtar Mirza, based on his own story, during the Parallel Cinema period of Indian cinema. The film is a comic satire on a judicial ...more
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Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola Anushka Sharma, Shabana Azmi, Imran Khan

Released: 2013

Directed by: Vishal Bhardwaj

Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola is a 2013 Indian political satire film produced by Vishal Bhardwaj along with Fox Star Studios. Besides co-producing, Bhardwaj has also directed, co-scripted and ...more
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Shriya Saran, Pankaj Kapur, Deepak Dobriyal

Released: 2005

Directed by: Vishal Bhardwaj

The Blue Umbrella is a 2005 Indian drama film based on the novel, The Blue Umbrella, by Ruskin Bond and directed by Vishal Bhardwaj. It starred Shreya Sharma and Pankaj Kapur in lead roles. The ...more
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Mahima Chaudhry, Pankaj Kapur, Arshad Warsi

Released: 2005

Directed by: Kabeer Kaushik

Sehar is an Indian Hindi language action crime drama film directed by Kabeer Kaushik, starring Arshad Warsi, Pankaj Kapur, Sushant Singh and Mahima Chaudhary. Based on real-life incidents and ...more
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Good Sharma Billy Connolly, Joan Allen, Dalip Tahil

Released: 2010

Directed by: Suri Krishnamma

Good Sharma is a 2010 drama film written by Joanna Lancaster, Michael Singh and directed by Suri Krishnamma.
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Naseeruddin Shah, Shabana Azmi, Amol Palekar

Released: 1985

Directed by: Vidhu Vinod Chopra

Khamosh is 1985 Indian thriller directed and produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra. The film starred Naseerudin Shah, Shabana Azmi, Amol Palekar, Soni Razdan, Pankaj Kapoor and other actors. The film ...more
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Chala Mussaddi... Office Office Farida Jalal, Pankaj Kapur, Makarand Deshpande

Released: 2011

Chala Mussaddi... Office Office is a 2011 Bollywood satirical film based on the television series Office Office, also directed by Rajiv Mehra. Starring Pankaj Kapoor, Deven Bhojani, Asawari ...more
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Jalwa Amitabh Bachchan, Naseeruddin Shah, Johnny Lever

Released: 1987

Directed by: Pankaj Parashar

Jalwa is a 1987 action, thriller Bollywood film directed by Pankaj Parashar and produced by Gul Anand. The film stars Naseeruddin Shah and Archana Puran Singh in the title roles. The film is set ...more
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Sameera Reddy, Shabana Azmi, Pankaj Kapur

Released: 2007

Directed by: Mira Nair, Vishal Bhardwaj

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Raakh Aamir Khan, Jagdeep, Pankaj Kapur

Released: 1989

Directed by: Aditya Bhattacharya

Raakh is a 1989 Indian Hindi crime thriller film starring Aamir Khan, Pankaj Kapoor, Supriya Pathak, Gajanan Bangera and Jagdeep. The revenge thriller film was directed by Aditya Bhattacharya, ...more
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Amrish Puri, Om Puri, Victor Banerjee

Released: 1982

Directed by: Shyam Benegal

Arohan is 1982 Hindi film by Shyam Benegal, starring Victor Banerjee and Om Puri in the lead roles.
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Aadharshila Naseeruddin Shah, Neena Gupta, Pankaj Kapur

Released: 1982

Directed by: Ashok Ahuja

Aadharshila is a 1982 Hindi film written, produced and directed by Ashok Ahuja, and starring Naseeruddin Shah and Anita Kanwar. The film won the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Movie and the ...more
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Ayesha Takia, Siddharth, Pankaj Kapur

Released: 2007

Directed by: Vishal Bhardwaj

Blood Brothers is a 2007 short film on HIV-AIDS directed by Vishal Bhardwaj. The film, written by Matthew Robbins, is one of the short films made on HIV AIDS on behalf of the Bill Gates ...more
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Marhi Da Deeva Raj Babbar, Deepti Naval, Pankaj Kapur

Released: 1989

Directed by: Surinder Singh

Marhi Da Deeva is a 1989 National Award winning Punjabi film directed by Surinder Singh, starring Raj Babbar, Deepti Naval and Parikshit Sahni in lead roles. It was a critically acclaimed and ...more
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Shah Rukh Khan, Gulshan Grover, Juhi Chawla

Released: 1995

Directed by: Rajiv Mehra

Ram Jaane is a 1995 Indian Bollywood Action Crime movie directed by Rajiv Mehra about an unnamed kid who grows up to become a gangster. He uses the name Ram Jaane after meeting with a priest who ...more
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Love Khichdi is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Pankaj Kapoor Movies
Love Khichdi Riya Sen, Saurabh Shukla, Rituparna Sengupta

Released: 2009

Directed by: Srinivas Bhashyam

Love Khichdi is a romantic comedy Hindi film, directed by Srinivas Bhashyam The film released on August 28, 2009.