The Best Rajendra Kumar Movies

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

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

Items include everything from Gehra Daag to Mere Mehboob.

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  • Sangam
    Raj Kapoor, Vyjayanthimala, Rajendra Kumar
    71 votes
    • Released: 1964
    • Directed by: Raj Kapoor
    A woman must choose between two very different men, each of whom claims to love her.
  • Mere Mehboob
    Ashok Kumar, Pran, Rajendra Kumar
    108 votes
    • Released: 1963
    • Directed by: Harnam Singh Rawail
    Mere Mehboob is a 1963 Indian film directed by Harnam Singh Rawail and starring Rajendra Kumar, Sadhana, Ashok Kumar, Nimmi, Pran, Johnny Walker and Ameeta. The film became a "blockbuster" and took the number one position at the box office in 1963. The movie drew a background from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh and traditional Lucknow. The famous song "Mere Mehboob Tujhe Mere" was shot in the University Hall and in a couple of places one gets to see the university. The opening scene of the movie shows the famous residential hall and the associated clock tower 'Victoria Gate'.
  • Arzoo
    Rajendra Kumar, Sadhana Shivdasani, Achala Sachdev
    89 votes
    • Released: 1965
    • Directed by: Ramanand Sagar
    Arzoo is a 1965 Bollywood film directed by Ramanand Sagar. It stars Sadhana, Rajendra Kumar, and Feroz Khan in the lead roles. It was a success at the box office. Arzoo is the story of a love that triumphed over life and fate. The theme of 'hating the disabled' was also tried in Rajashri films' 'Ek Baar Kaho' starring Navin Nischol and Shabana Azmi, but it did not work.
  • Mother India
    Nargis, Sunil Dutt, Rajendra Kumar
    62 votes
    • Released: 1957
    • Directed by: Mehboob Khan
    The wedding of Radha (Nargis) and Shamu (Rajendra Kumar) is at hand, but the loan they take out to pay for the ceremony ends up leading to their ruin. Unable to pay the mounting interest rates, the couple is forced to give up three quarters of their crop to the moneylenders. Shamu works the fields in an attempt to alleviate their poverty, but a loose boulder crushes his arm, rendering him incapable of work and humiliated at his sudden inability to provide for his family.

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  • Kanoon
    Ashok Kumar, Mehmood Ali, Rajendra Kumar
    39 votes
    • Released: 1960
    • Directed by: Baldev Raj Chopra
    Kanoon is a 1960 Indian Hindi film directed by B.R. Chopra. The film stars Rajendra Kumar, Nanda, Ashok Kumar, Mehmood, Shashikala, Jeevan and Om Prakash. The film presents a case against capital punishment, arguing that witnesses may be genuinely deceived, and their consequent inadvertently tendered false testimony may lead someone wrongly to the gallows. The film was a courtroom drama of a murder case, where the judge's prospective son-in-law is the defence lawyer in a case of murder for which he suspects his would-be father-in-law. The film was India's second songless talkie. The first one was Andha Nal, a Tamil movie.
  • Zindagi
    Mehmood Ali, Rajendra Kumar, Helen
    27 votes
    • Released: 1964
    • Directed by: Ramanand Sagar
    Zindagi is a Hindi movie produced by S. S. Vasan, Gemini Pictures and directed by Ramanand Sagar. The film stars Rajendra Kumar, Vyjayanthimala, Raaj Kumar, Prithviraj Kapoor, Mehmood, Jayant, Jeevan, Leela Chitnis and Helen. The film's music is by Shankar Jaikishan.

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