bollywood The Best Sanjeev Kumar Movies  

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

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

With films ranging from Naunihal to Meraa Dost Meraa Dushman, this is a great starting point for a list of your favorites.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Sanjeev Kumar movies?" and "What are the greatest Sanjeev Kumar roles of all time?"
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Sholay Sachin Pilgaonkar, Amitabh Bachchan, Hema Malini Sholay (English: Ember) is a 1975 Indian action-adventure film written by Javed Akhtar and Salim Khan and directed by Ramesh Sippy.

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Aandhi Sanjeev Kumar, A.K. Hangal, Om Prakash Aandhi is a 1975 Indian political drama film starring Sanjeev Kumar and Suchitra Sen, and directed by Gulzar. At the time it was alleged that the film was based on the life of the then-Prime ...more

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Angoor Aruna Irani, Sanjeev Kumar, Deven Verma Angoor is a 1982 Bollywood Hindi comedy film starring Sanjeev Kumar and Deven Verma in dual roles, and directed by Gulzar. It is a remake of the 1963 Bengali comedy film Bhrantibilas that is ...more

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Trishul Sachin Pilgaonkar, Amitabh Bachchan, Hema Malini Trishul is an Indian Hindi film directed by Yash Chopra and produced by Gulshan Rai in 1978. It is written by Salim-Javed, with music by Khayyam and lyrics by Sahir Ludhianvi. The movie was a ...more

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Seeta Aur Geeta Hema Malini, Dharmendra, Sanjeev Kumar Seeta aur Geeta is a 1972 Hindi comedy, drama film starring Hema Malini in a dual role, and directed by Ramesh Sippy. The story is by Salim-Javed and the music by R.D. Burman. The story is about ...more

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Manchali Sanjeev Kumar, Nirupa Roy, Manmohan Manchali is a 1973 Hindi romantic drama movie produced and directed by Raja Nawathe, and starring Sanjeev Kumar, Leena Chandavarkar, Nazima and Nirupa Roy. The title track was very catchy and ...more

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Khilona Sanjeev Kumar, Shatrughan Sinha, Jeetendra Khilona is a 1970 Indian film directed by Chander Vohra starring Sanjeev Kumar and Mumtaz in lead roles. Other actors in supporting roles are Shatrughan Sinha, Jeetendra, Durga Khote, Ramesh Deo ...more

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Pati Patni Aur Woh nm2147526, Rishi Kapoor, Sanjeev Kumar Pati Patni Aur Woh is a 1978 Hindi movie produced and directed by B. R. Chopra. The film stars Sanjeev Kumar, Vidya Sinha, Ranjeeta Kaur, and in guest appearances Rishi Kapoor, Neetu Singh and ...more

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Mausam Sharmila Tagore, Sanjeev Kumar, Satyendra Kapoor Mausam is a 1975 Indian film starring Sanjeev Kumar and Sharmila Tagore, and directed by Gulzar. It is loosely based on the novel, The Judas Tree, by A.J. Cronin. Sharmila Tagore for her acting ...more

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Namkeen Sharmila Tagore, Shabana Azmi, Sanjeev Kumar Namkeen, 1982 Hindi film, directed by Gulzar, with Sharmila Tagore, Sanjeev Kumar, Shabana Azmi and Waheeda Rehman as leads. It was yet another movie by Gulzar made on some very sensitive but ...more

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Anamika nm2147526, Sanjeev Kumar, Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan Anamika is a 1973 Hindi film made in India and directed by Raghunath Jalani. It is a romantic, suspense film with memorable songs by composer R.D. Burman and lyricist Majrooh Sultanpuri, such as ...more

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Kaala Patthar Amitabh Bachchan, Prem Chopra, Sanjeev Kumar Kaala Patthar is a 1979 Indian Bollywood action/drama film based on the Chasnala mining disaster. It was produced and directed by Yash Chopra. The story was written by Salim-Javed. This film is ...more

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Koshish nm2147526, Sanjeev Kumar, Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan Koshish is a 1972 Hindi movie starring Sanjeev Kumar and Jaya Bhaduri, and directed by Gulzar. Koshish is considered a landmark movie in the history of Indian cinema. It stars Sanjeev Kumar and ...more

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Aap Ki Kasam Rajesh Khanna, nm2147526, Sanjeev Kumar Aap Ki Kasam is a 1974 Hindi film produced by J. Om Prakash, which also marks his directorial debut. The film stars Rajesh Khanna, Mumtaz, Sanjeev Kumar, Rehman, Asrani and A. K. Hangal. The ...more

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Yehi Hai Zindagi Sanjeev Kumar, Utpal Dutt, Lucky Ali Yehi Hai Zindagi is a 1977 Hindi film. Produced by B.Nagi Reddy the film is directed by K. S. Sethumadhavan. The film stars Sanjeev Kumar, Seema Deo, Utpal Dutt, Lucky Ali, Ramesh Deo and Neeta ...more

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Saawan Ke Geet Rekha, Aruna Irani, Sanjeev Kumar Saawan Ke Geet is a 1978 Bollywood drama film directed by R. Bhattacharya.

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Anhonee nm2147526, Sanjeev Kumar, Satyendra Kapoor Anhonee is a 1973 Bollywood suspense drama film directed by Ravi Tandon. The film stars Sanjeev Kumar, Leena Chandavarkar, Satyen Kappoo, Asrani, Manmohan & Bindu in positive roles and ...more

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Parichay nm2147526, Sanjeev Kumar, Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan Parichay is a 1972 Indian film directed by Gulzar, based on a Bengali novel, Rangeen Uttarain by Raj Kumar Maitra. Pran heads the cast with Jaya Bhaduri, Jeetendra, Asrani, Sanjeev Kumar and ...more

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Vidhaata Sanjay Dutt, Amrish Puri, Shreeram Lagoo Vidhaata is a 1982 Bollywood movie directed by Subhash Ghai and produced by Gulshan Rai's company Trimurti Films. It stars Dilip Kumar, Sanjay Dutt and Padmini Kolhapure in lead roles, and, ...more

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Guddi Rajesh Khanna, nm2147526, Dharmendra Guddi is a 1971 Hindi comedy-drama film directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee and written by Gulzar. It starred Dharmendra, Jaya Bachchan and Utpal Dutt. It is Jaya Bachchan's career-making film in ...more

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Jaani Dushman Rekha, Shakti Kapoor, Amrish Puri Jaani Dushman is a 1979 Bollywood popular horror film with a large starcast including Sunil Dutt, Rekha, Shatrughan Sinha, Sanjeev Kumar, Neetu Singh, Jeetendra, Reena Roy, Vinod Mehra, Aruna ...more

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Silsila Amitabh Bachchan, Rekha, Sanjeev Kumar Silsila is a 1981 Hindi romantic drama film directed by Yash Chopra. The film stars Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Sanjeev Kumar, Rekha and Kulbhushan Kharbanda, with Shashi Kapoor in a ...more

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Swayamvar nm2147526, Shreeram Lagoo, Sanjeev Kumar Swayamvar is a family action drama comedy film written by Chakrapani and Raj Baldev Raj and directed by P. Sambasiva Rao.

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Aakraman Rekha, Rajesh Khanna, nm2147526 Aakraman is a 1975 Hindi war film. Produced by Jagdish Kumar and directed by J. Om Prakash. The war film stars Ashok Kumar, Sanjeev Kumar, Rekha, Rakesh Roshan, Farida Jalal, Sujit Kumar, ...more

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Hum Paanch Anil Kapoor, Mithun Chakraborty, Naseeruddin Shah Hum Paanch is a 1980 Hindi language film directed by Bapu and produced by Boney Kapoor. The film features a huge all-star cast including Sanjeev Kumar, Shabana Azmi, Mithun Chakraborty, ...more

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Satyakam Ashok Kumar, Dharmendra, Sharmila Tagore Satyakam is a 1969 Indian Hindi film directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee, based on a Bengali novel of the same name by Narayan Sanyal. The film stars Dharmendra, Sharmila Tagore, Sanjeev Kumar, and ...more

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Ek Paheli is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Sanjeev Kumar Movies
Ek Paheli Aruna Irani, Sanjeev Kumar, Madan Puri Ek Paheli is a 1971 Bollywood thriller drama horror film directed by Naresh Kumar. The film stars Sanjeev Kumar, Tanuja, Feroz Khan and Aruna Irani .

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Aashirwad Ashok Kumar, Sanjeev Kumar, Sarika Aashirwad is a 1968 Bollywood film, directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee. The film stars Ashok Kumar and Sanjeev Kumar. The film is notable for its inclusion of a rap-like song performed by Ashok ...more

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Apnapan Aruna Irani, Sanjeev Kumar, Jeetendra Apnapan is a 1977 Indian film produced and directed by J. Om Prakash. The film stars Jeetendra, Sanjeev Kumar, Sulakshana Pandit, Reena Roy, Aruna Irani, Iftekhar and Pinchoo Kapoor. The music ...more

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Sunghursh Sanjeev Kumar, Deven Verma, Iftekhar Sunghursh is a 1968 Indian Hindi film directed and produced by Harnam Singh Rawail. It is based on a short story Layli Asmaner Ayna in Bengali language by Jnanpith Award-winning writer Mahasweta ...more

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Faraar Amitabh Bachchan, Sharmila Tagore, Sanjeev Kumar Faraar is a 1975 Bollywood crime film drama. The film is produced by Alankar Chitra and directed by Shanker Mukherjee. The film stars Sharmila Tagore, Amitabh Bachchan, Sanjeev Kumar, Sulochna, ...more

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Shriman Shrimati Shreeram Lagoo, Sanjeev Kumar, Lalita Pawar Shriman Shrimati is a 1982 Hindi film produced by B. Nagi Reddy and directed by Vijay Reddy. The film stars Sanjeev Kumar, Raakhee, A. K. Hangal, Amol Palekar, Deepti Naval, Rakesh Roshan, ...more

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Devata Shreeram Lagoo, Shabana Azmi, Sanjeev Kumar Devata is a 1978 Hindi film directed by S. Ramanathan. It stars Sanjeev Kumar and Shabana Azmi.

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Devi Aruna Irani, Sanjeev Kumar, Farida Jalal Devi is a 1970 film directed by Madhusudan Rao V..

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Dastak Sanjeev Kumar, Anju Mahendru, Manmohan Dastak is a classic Hindi film made in 1970. It was written and directed by Rajinder Singh Bedi and was his directorial debut. The film is known for its award-winning performances by its leading ...more

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Immaan Dharam Amitabh Bachchan, Rekha, Amrish Puri Immaan Dharam is a 1977 Hindi film. Written by Javed Akhtar, produced by Premji, it is directed by Desh Mukherjee. The film stars Amitabh Bachchan, Shashi Kapoor, Sanjeev Kumar and Rekha. The ...more

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Swarg Narak Shabana Azmi, Sanjeev Kumar, Madan Puri Swarg Narak is a 1978 Hindi movie produced by B.Nagi Reddy and directed by Dasari Narayana Rao. This family and comedy drama stars Sanjeev Kumar, Jeetendra, Vinod Mehra, Moushumi Chatterjee, ...more

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Hero Shakti Kapoor, Amrish Puri, Sanjeev Kumar Hero is a 1983 Indian Hindi film directed by Subhash Ghai. Jackie Shroff played the lead role, also called "Jackie", and achieved stardom through this film. Actress Meenakshi ...more

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Sawaal Prem Chopra, Sanjeev Kumar, Madan Puri Sawaal is a Hindi film produced by Yash Chopra and directed by Ramesh Talwar, released in 1982. The music was composed by Khayyam and the lyrics were written by Majrooh Sultanpuri. Despite an ...more

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Arjun Pandit Sachin Pilgaonkar, Ashok Kumar, Sanjeev Kumar Arjun Pandit is a 1976 Hindi movie starring Sanjeev Kumar, Ashok Kumar and Vinod Mehra, and directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee. Bindu, Deven Verma, Sachin and Keshto Mukherjee play other roles in ...more

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Qatl is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Sanjeev Kumar Movies
Qatl Ashok Kumar, Sanjeev Kumar, Shatrughan Sinha Qatl is a 1986 Indian mystery thriller film directed by RK Nayyar and starring Sanjeev Kumar, Shatrughan Sinha, Marc Zuber, Ranjeeta Kaur, Sarika and Ashok Kumar. The film released two months ...more

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Trishna Sanjeev Kumar, Raakhee Gulzar, Shashi Kapoor Trishna is a 1978 Indian Hindi film directed by Anil Ganguly. The film stars Shashi Kapoor, Sanjeev Kumar and Raakhee in lead roles.

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Dharti Kahe Pukarke Sanjeev Kumar, Jeetendra, A.K. Hangal Dharti Kahe Pukarke is a 1969 Hindi language film produced under banner Vaishali Films by Deenanath Shastri and directed by Dulal Guha. Jeetendra, Nanda, Kanhaiyalal, Durga Khote and Sanjeev ...more

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Bachpan Sachin Pilgaonkar, Aruna Irani, Sanjeev Kumar Bachpan is a 1970 Bollywood Hindi drama film directed and produced by Kotayya Pratyagatma. The film stars Sanjeev Kumar and Tanuja. The film has a very melodious song sung by Mohammad Rafi, ...more

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Biwi O Biwi Sanjeev Kumar, Deven Verma, Rajendra Nath Biwi O Biwi is a 1981 comedy romance film written by Abrar Alvi, Nida Fazli, Vithalbhai Patel, Prabhakar Tamhane and Ravinder Peepat and directed by Rahul Rawail.

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Hamare Tumhare Anil Kapoor, nm2147526, Amrish Puri Hamare Tumhare is a 1979 Hindi movie produced by F. C. Mehra and directed by Umesh Mehra. The film stars Sanjeev Kumar, Raakhee, Amjad Khan, Prem Krishen, David, Mehmood, Asrani, Anil Kapoor, ...more

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Uljhan nm2147526, Ashok Kumar, Aruna Irani Uljhan is a 1975 Hindi film. Produced by Sudesh Kumar and directed by Raghunath Jhalani, it stars Ashok Kumar, Sanjeev Kumar, Asrani, Farida Jalal, Aruna Irani, Sulakshana Pandit, and Ranjeet. ...more

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Vishwasghaat is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Sanjeev Kumar Movies
Vishwasghaat Anupam Kher, Sunil Shetty, Kiran Kumar Vishwasghaat is a 1996 Bollywood film directed by Himanshu Brahmbhatt. The film stars Sunil Shetty, Anjali Jathar and Anupam Kher.

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Anubhav Sanjeev Kumar, A.K. Hangal, Tanuja Anubhav is a 1971 Hindi film by noted director Basu Bhattacharya, which stars Sanjeev Kumar, Tanuja Samarth and Dinesh Thakur as leads. The film was the first part of Basu Battacharya's ...more