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The Best Rajkumar Movies  

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

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

List features films like Puranagaram, Gandhada Gudi and more!

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Rajkumar movies?" and "What are the greatest Rajkumar roles of all time?"

If Rajkumar movies are your thing, then check out the greatest movies by Shivrajkumar and Puneeth Rajkumar too.

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Kaviratna Kalidasa Jaya Prada, Rajkumar, Nandamuri Balakrishna
Kaviratna Kalidasa is a 1983 Kannada historical drama film based on the life of Kalidasa, a renowned Classical Sanskrit writer of 4th Century A.D., whose name was extremely popular across Indian ...more
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Sri Kalahastiswara Mahatyam is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Rajkumar Movies
Sri Kalahastiswara Mahatyam Rajkumar, Rajasulochana, Basavaraju Venkata Padmanabha Rao
Kalahasti Mahatyam or Sri Kalahastiswara Mahatyam is a 1954 Telugu film directed by H. L. N. Simha starring Kannada Kantheerava Rajkumar. This is the only non-Kannada film starring Rajkumar. It ...more
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Kasturi Nivasa Rajkumar, Vanisri, Jayanthi Sivaram
Kasturi Nivasa is a 1971 Indian Kannada drama film directed by the duo Dorai-Bhagavan. It stars Rajkumar as Ravi Varma, an extremely generous man, who succumbs to his intention of being generous ...more
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Madhavi, Rajkumar, Guru Dutt
Jeevana Chaitra is a 1992 Indian Kannada language feature film directed by the duo Dorai - Bhagavan starring Rajkumar and Madhavi in lead roles. It marked the re-entry of Rajkumar in films after ...more
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Mayura Rajkumar, Narayana Swamy, Vajramuni
Mayura is a 1975 Kannada historical drama film directed by Vijay. It is one of the most popular films of acclaimed Kannada actor Rajkumar, who plays the role of Prince Mayurasharma of the ...more
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Vishnuvardhan, Rajkumar, Balakrishna
Gandhada Gudi is a 1973 Indian Kannada-language film directed by Vijay and produced by M. P. Shankar. The film stars Rajkumar in lead role. Vishnuvardhan appears in a villainous role, though his ...more
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Rajkumar, Bungle Shama Rao Dwarakanath, Pandari Bai
Satya Harischandra is a 1965 Indian Kannada language epic film directed by Hunsur Krishnamurthy and produced by K. V. Reddy. It stars Rajkumar in the lead role, as Harishchandra, an Indian ...more
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Ondu Muttina Kathe Rajkumar, Mukyamanthri Chandru , Balakrishna
Ondu Muttina Kathe is a 1987 Indian Kannada film directed by Shankar Nag, starring Rajkumar in the lead role. It is loosely based on John Steinbeck's book The Pearl. It is considered as the cult ...more
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Sakshatkara Rajkumar, Prithviraj Kapoor, Jamuna
Sakshatkara is a 1971 Kannada drama film directed by Puttanna Kanagal featuring Rajkumar, Jamuna and Prithviraj Kapoor.
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Jedara Bale Rajkumar, Jayanthi Sivaram, K. S. Ashwath
Jedara Bale is a 1968 Kannada film directed by Dorai-Bhagavan starring Rajkumar, Jayanthi, K. S. Ashwath, Narasimharaju and Udayakumar. It was the first of a series of movies created along the ...more
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Rajkumar, Vajramuni, Udaya Kumar
Giri Kanye is a 1977 Indian Kannada drama film directed by Dorai - Bhagwan duo. It is based on the novel of the same name by Bharathisutha. The film stars Rajkumar, Jayamala and Vajramuni in ...more
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Chalisuva Modagalu Puneeth Rajkumar, Rajkumar, Ambika
Chalisuva Modagalu is a 1982 Indian Kannada film directed by Singeetham Srinivasa Rao. The film starred Rajkumar, Saritha, Ambika and K. S. Ashwath in lead roles. The movie is famous for its ...more
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Bhagyada Laxmi Baaramma Madhavi, Rajkumar, Nandamuri Balakrishna
Bhagyada Laxmi Baaramma is a 1985 film directed by Singeetham Srinivasa Rao and written by Chi. Udaya Shankar and Singeetam Srinivasa Rao.
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Bangaarada Manushya is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Rajkumar Movies
Bangaarada Manushya Rajkumar, Bungle Shama Rao Dwarakanath, Narayana Swamy
Bangaarada Manushya is a 1972 Indian Kannada language film based on T. K. Rama Rao's novel. Ramarao was known for his crime and detective novels, but this film was a social drama. It was ...more
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Shiva Mecchida Kannappa is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Rajkumar Movies
Shiva Mecchida Kannappa Rajkumar, Shiva Rajkumar, Geetha
Shiva Mecchida Kannappa is 1988 Indian Kannada biographical film directed by Vijay. The film is a remake of 1959 film Bedara Kannappa, the debut film of actor Rajkumar. Produced by Raghavendra ...more
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Shabdavedhi Jaya Prada, Rajkumar, Mukyamanthri Chandru
Shabdavedhi is a Kannada film directed by S. Narayan and produced by Sri Bhargavi Arts Combines. The film, released in 2000 starred Rajkumar, Jayapradha, K. S. Ashwath, Sowcar Janaki, Umashree ...more
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Rajkumar, M.B. Shetty, Vajramuni
Operation Diamond Racket is a 1978 film directed by Dhorairaj Bhagavan.
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Aakasmika is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Rajkumar Movies
Aakasmika Madhavi, Rajkumar, Geetha
Aakasmika is a 1993 Indian Kannada action - drama movie directed by T. S. Nagabharana. The film stars Rajkumar, Geetha and Madhavi in lead roles. The film, based on the story by Ta Ra Su's ...more
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Bahaddur Gandu Rajkumar, Bungle Shama Rao Dwarakanath, Jayanthi Sivaram
Bahaddur Gandu, is a 1976 Indian Kannada language feature film directed by A. V. Sheshagiri Rao, starring Rajkumar, Jayanthi, Aarathi and Vajramuni in lead roles. Bahaddur Gandu, which means ...more
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Salman Khan, Rekha, nm2147526
Biwi Ho To Aisi is a 1988 film, directed and written by J.K. Bihari. The music was scored by the duo of Laxmikant-Pyarelal. The film marked the on-screen debut of Salman Khan. He played Farooq's ...more
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Radha Krishna Rajkumar, Kamini Kaushal, Jankidas Mehra
Radha Krishna is a 1954 film directed by Raja Nene.
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Shammi Kapoor, Raaj Kumar, Mala Sinha
Ujala is a Bollywood movie released in 1959, starring Shammi Kapoor, Mala Sinha, Raaj Kumar, Leela Chitnis and Tun Tun. Naresh Saigal was the story writer as well as the director of the movie. ...more
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Puranagaram Rajkumar, Joghee Arun