vote on everything
Watchworthy
51 voters

The Best Saeed Jaffrey Movies

Updated October 3, 2019 601 votes 51 voters 7.8k views65 items

List RulesVote for your favorite movies, regardless of critic reviews or how big the role was.

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

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

You can rank all of these films, from Trimurti to Bhavna.

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

list.itemsDescription

...more
  • 1
    The Man Who Would Be King is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Saeed Jaffrey Movies
    26
    0

    The Man Who Would Be King

    Sean Connery, Michael Caine

    Released1975

    Directed byJohn Huston

    The Man Who Would Be King is a 1975 film adapted from the Rudyard Kipling short story of the... more on Wikipedia

    More The Man Who Would Be King 

    #120 of 206 The Best Adventure Movies#321 of 366 'Old' Movies Every Young Person Needs To Watch In Their Lifetime

  • 2
    Gandhi is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Saeed Jaffrey Movies
    22
    4

    Gandhi

    Daniel Day-Lewis, Ben Kingsley

    Released1982

    Directed byRichard Attenborough

    Gandhi is a 1982 epic biographical film which dramatises the life of Mohandas Karamchand... more on Wikipedia

    More Gandhi 

    #11 of 1,189 Every Oscar Winning Film Ever#82 of 149 Movies That Should Never Be Remade

  • 3
    My Beautiful Laundrette is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Saeed Jaffrey Movies
    20
    4

    My Beautiful Laundrette

    Daniel Day-Lewis, Saeed Jaffrey

    Released1985

    Directed byStephen Frears

    My Beautiful Laundrette is a 1985 British comedy-drama film directed by Stephen Frears from a... more on Wikipedia

    More My Beautiful Laundrette 

    #13 of 13 13 Daniel Day-Lewis Performances That Prove The Mad Genius Of His Notorious Method#34 of 43 The Best British Romantic Comedies

  • 4
    The Guru is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Saeed Jaffrey Movies
    18
    2

    The Guru

    Michael York, Madhur Jaffrey

    Released1969

    Directed byJames Ivory

    The Guru is a 1969 film by Merchant Ivory Productions, with a screenplay by Ruth Prawer... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    A Passage to India is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Saeed Jaffrey Movies
    18
    2

    A Passage to India

    Alec Guinness, Judy Davis

    Released1984

    Directed byDavid Lean

    A Passage to India is a 1984 drama film written and directed by David Lean. The screenplay is... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    Dil is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Saeed Jaffrey Movies
    21
    6

    Dil

    Aamir Khan, Anupam Kher

    Released1990

    Directed byIndra Kumar

    Dil is a 1990 Indian Hindi romantic drama film starring Aamir Khan, Madhuri Dixit, Anupam Kher... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Ram Teri Ganga Maili is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Saeed Jaffrey Movies
    15
    2

    Ram Teri Ganga Maili

    Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Saeed Jaffrey

    Released1985

    Directed byRaj Kapoor

    Ram Teri Ganga Maili is a 1985 Bollywood film directed by actor-director Raj Kapoor. The movie... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Saagar is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Saeed Jaffrey Movies
    19
    6

    Saagar

    Kamal Haasan, Rishi Kapoor

    Released1985

    Directed byRamesh Sippy

    Saagar is a 1985 Bollywood film directed by Ramesh Sippy. The film stars Rishi Kapoor, Kamal... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    The Chess Players is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Saeed Jaffrey Movies
    The Chess Players is a genre painting of 1876 by American artist Thomas Eakins.
  • 10
    Masoom is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Saeed Jaffrey Movies
    16
    6

    Masoom

    Naseeruddin Shah, Shabana Azmi

    Released1983

    Directed byShekhar Kapur

    Masoom is a 1983 Indian drama film and directorial debut of critically acclaimed filmmaker... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    The Razor's Edge is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Saeed Jaffrey Movies
    14
    4

    The Razor's Edge

    Bill Murray, Catherine Hicks

    Released1984

    Directed byJohn Byrum

    The Razor's Edge is the second film version of W. Somerset Maugham's 1944 novel, following the... more on Wikipedia

    More The Razor's Edge 

    #38 of 61 The Best Movies About Unrequited Love#61 of 74 The Best World War 1 Movies

  • 12
    Mashaal is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Saeed Jaffrey Movies
    14
    4

    Mashaal

    Anil Kapoor, Amrish Puri

    Released1984

    Directed byYash Chopra

    Mashaal is a 1984 Bollywood film. Produced and directed by Yash Chopra, it starred Dilip... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Hero Hiralal is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Saeed Jaffrey Movies
    12
    2

    Hero Hiralal

    Naseeruddin Shah, Johnny Lever

    Released1988

    Directed byKetan Mehta, V.N. Menon

    Hero Hiralal is a 1988 film directed by Ketan Mehta. It is a movie about an auto rickshaw... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Hullabaloo Over Georgie and Bo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Saeed Jaffrey Movies
    12
    2

    Hullabaloo Over Georgie and Bonnie's Pictures

    Victor Banerjee, Saeed Jaffrey

    Released1978

    Directed byJames Ivory

    Hullabaloo Over Georgie and Bonnie's Pictures is a 1978 film by Merchant Ivory Productions set... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Tamas is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Saeed Jaffrey Movies
    10
    0

    Tamas

    Amrish Puri, Om Puri

    Released1987

    Directed byGovind Nihalani

    Tamas is a 1988 period television film written and directed by Govind Nihalani. It was based... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    The Horsemen is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Saeed Jaffrey Movies
    14
    6

    The Horsemen

    Omar Sharif, Jack Palance

    Released1971

    Directed byJohn Frankenheimer

    The Horsemen is a 1971 film starring Omar Sharif, directed by John Frankenheimer; screenplay... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Chashme Buddoor is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Saeed Jaffrey Movies
    12
    4

    Chashme Buddoor

    Amitabh Bachchan, Rekha

    Released1981

    Directed bySai Paranjpye

    Chashme Buddoor is a 1981 romantic comedy-buddy film starring Farooq Shaikh, Deepti Naval,... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Ajooba is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Saeed Jaffrey Movies
    10
    2

    Ajooba

    Amitabh Bachchan, Amrish Puri

    Released1991

    Directed byShashi Kapoor, Gennadiy Vasilyev

    Ajooba is a 1991 Bollywood fantasy superhero film, produced and directed by Shashi Kapoor and... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Yeh Dillagi is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Saeed Jaffrey Movies
    14
    8

    Yeh Dillagi

    Kajol, Akshay Kumar

    Released1994

    Directed byNaresh Malhotra

    Yeh Dillagi is a 1994 Bollywood romantic film, produced by Yash Chopra and directed by Naresh... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    The Courtesans of Bombay is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Saeed Jaffrey Movies
    10
    4

    The Courtesans of Bombay

    Saeed Jaffrey, Zohra Sehgal

    Released1983

    Directed byIsmail Merchant

    The Courtesans of Bombay is a 1983 British docudrama directed by Ismail Merchant. A... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Masala is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Saeed Jaffrey Movies
    8
    4

    Masala

    Saeed Jaffrey, Sakina Jaffrey

    Released1991

    Directed bySrinivas Krishna

    Masala is a 1992 comedy film directed by Srinivas Krishna.
  • 22
    Jab Pyaar Kisise Hota Hai is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Saeed Jaffrey Movies
    12
    8

    Jab Pyaar Kisise Hota Hai

    Salman Khan, Anupam Kher

    Released1998

    Directed byDeepak Sareen

    Jab Pyaar Kisise Hota Hai is an Indian Hindi language film released in 1998. Directed by... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Ek Hi Raasta is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Saeed Jaffrey Movies
    10
    6

    Ek Hi Raasta

    Ajay Devgan, Raveena Tandon

    Released1993

    Directed byDeepak Bahry

    Ek Hi Raasta is a 1993 Bollywood action film about a terrorist with aspirations to rule India.... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    Aaina is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Saeed Jaffrey Movies
    10
    6

    Aaina

    Juhi Chawla, Jackie Shroff

    Released1993

    Directed byYash Chopra, Deepak Sareen

    Aaina, is a 1993 film directed by Deepak Sareen and produced by Yash Chopra. The film starred... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    Henna is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Saeed Jaffrey Movies
    8
    4

    Henna

    Rishi Kapoor, Farida Jalal

    Released1991

    Directed byRandhir Kapoor

    Heena is the name of a 1991 Bollywood film produced and directed by Randhir Kapoor and... more on Wikipedia
FilmsFilmSaeed JaffreyEntertainmentIndiantop 50Bollywood