Best Hindi Movies Of All Time That Changed The Face Of Bollywood

Best Hindi Movies Of All Time That Changed The Face Of Bollywood

20 Oct 18 @ 4:47 PM | By Ravi

Since the release of Dadasaheb Phalke’s Raja Harishchandra in 1913, India has emerged as the world’s largest film-producing nation. Indian cinema can easily be classified in eras namely – Silent, Talkie and Colour. Every era had its own charm and simplicity which witnessed some great iconic hit Bollywood movies made by some iconic filmmakers who set many trends in Bollywood. The era from 1931 to 1990 is mostly considered as the golden era of Bollywood which put Indian cinema on the global map.

There has often been a debate on which films in the said eras are considered the best Bollywood movies that left a lasting impression on the audiences immaterial of their box-office performances? Well, those films classify as all-time classics which had repeat value for its story, direction, performances, technical aspects, cultural impact and musical compositions. Some of these classics went on to become top Hindi movies and top Bollywood movies which included super hit Hindi movies as well as popular evergreen hits. So, let’s look into the list of 100 Bollywood Best Hindi Movies made between the periods of 1931-1990 which became the favorites of the Hindi film industry.

  1. Bajrangi Bhaijaan

    Bajrangi Bhaijaan is an emotional story of a man determined to do the right by a kid. Salman as Bajrangi embarks on a journey to take Munni (a mute Pakistani girl) to her home after she is separated from her family in India. Released in 2015, the film earned 972.4 crores at the box office. The film was inspired by Kaazcha.
     

    Bajrangi Bhaijaan 2015
    Bajrangi Bhaijaan 2015
  2. P.K

    PK is a comedy fantasy film about an Alien who comes to Earth on a research mission. But things go sideways when he loses his remote control for his spaceship. The film questioned the existence of god and superstitious beliefs. 

    PK 2014
    PK 2014
  3. Dangal

    Dangal is a biographical sports drama based on the life of Indian wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat and his daughters Geeta Phogat and Babita Phogat. Mr Perfectionist, Aamir Khan and other lead cast went through intense training to portray their characters with such excellence on the screen. Dangal was a huge box office success and earned 2,209.3 Crores to become the highest grossing Indian film worldwide.

    Dangal 2016
    Dangal 2016
  4. Baahubali 2: The Conclusion

    The Magnus opus by S. S. Rajamouli is an epic-fantasy action film which has written history in the Indian cinema. Released and dubbed in multiple regional and foreign languages, Bahubali 2: The Conclusion became the highest grossing Indian film worldwide. Baahubali series prior to the release were the most talked about movies of all times.

    Baahubali The Conclusion 2017
    Baahubali The Conclusion 2017
  5. Kuch Kuch Hota Hai

    The hit Jodi of the ‘90s, Shahrukh Khan and Kajol brought another epic love story which even after all these years is still alive in people’s heart. The movie dealt with love, friendship and reunion. This Karan Johar’s directorial debut set a new level of style in Bollywood industry and needless to say, audiences welcomed it with open hearts.

    Kuch Kuch Hota Hai 1998
    Kuch Kuch Hota Hai 1998
  6. Karan Arjun

    The hit Jodi of the ‘90s, Shahrukh Khan and Kajol brought another epic love story which even after all these years is still alive in people’s heart. The movie dealt with love, friendship and reunion. This Karan Johar’s directorial debut set a new level of style in Bollywood industry and needless to say, audiences welcomed it with open hearts.

    Karan Arjun 1995
    Karan Arjun 1995
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  8. Hum Aapke Hain Koun...!

    The musical romantic movie depicted the unforgettable chemistry between the leads Salman Khan and Madhuri Dixit and people went gaga over them. This family entertainer had all emotions bind together in one screen space. This blockbuster hit film was a remake of 1982 movie Nadiya Ke Paar.

    Hum Aapke Hain Koun 1994
    Hum Aapke Hain Koun 1994
  9. Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge

    Widely popular as DDLJ, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge is one of the most loved, most successful and the longest-running film in the history of Indian cinema. Starring the super hit Jodi, Shahrukh and Kajol, DDLJ is one heaven of an epic love story that Bollywood witnessed. For movie lovers, DDLJ is not a film but it’s an emotion which can never fade. Movie freaks can enjoy watching this movie n number of times and still won’t get bored, that’s the beauty of DDLJ.

    DDLJ 1995
    DDLJ 1995
  10. Aashiqui

    In 1990, Bollywood gave the romantic hearted people an epic love story to remember all life. Aashiqui was all time blockbuster and its album is considered as Bollywood’s one of the best soundtracks ever. The songs of Aashiqui topped all the chartbusters and one true lover of music still listens to the beautiful tracks of the Aashiqui album.

    Aashiqui_1990
    Aashiqui_1990
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  12. Maine Pyar Kiya

    From late 80’s to 90’s Salman was known as Sooraj Barjatya’s hero. His charm and innocence would make girls go crazy over him. The ‘Prem’ of Sooraj Barjatya film, delivered yet another lovely and power packed performance in romantic musical Maine Pyar Kiya. The film revolves around two lovebirds torn apart by family differences. This super hit film bagged numerous awards.

    MainePyarKiya_1989
    MainePyarKiya_1989
  13. Saagar

    Saagar released in 1985 was a subtle yet intense love story. This triangular love story had Rishi Kapoor and Kamal Haasan as lead actors and Dimple Kapadia in a bold look. Saagar was India’s official entry to Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

    Saagar_1985
    Saagar_1985
  14. Don (1978)

    The career changing movie for Amitabh Bachchan, Don had everything any movie lover could possibly ask for! Based on the theory of doppelganger, Don had action, love, crime, oomph, and peppy tracks. Don is still considered as a full on entertainment movie and was the highest grossing movie of that year.

    Don_1978
    Don_1978
  15. Amar Akbar Anthony

    Three brothers separated at birth were adopted into different families who practice different religions. Can anything get more interesting than this? No! This movie was full on masala entertainment. The film talked about unity in religion. With a huge star cast, Amar Akbar Anthony became the highest grossing Indian film of that year.

    AmarAkbarAnthony_1977
    AmarAkbarAnthony_1977
  16. Sholay

    Talking Bollywood without Sholay is incomplete. Jai Veeru’s friendship, Gabbar’s threat, Samba’s calculations and Thakur’s spike-soled shoes are enough to describe the plot of the film. Sholay continues to be one of the most iconic films of Indian cinema and is one of the highest grossing films of all times. 

    Sholay_1975
    Sholay_1975
  17. Zanjeer (1973)

    Zanjeer unleashed the other side of Amitabh Bachchan on screen: ‘The Angry Young Man’. The film revolves around a police officer Vijay Khanna willing to eradicate crime happening in and around the society. Zanjeer started a new wave in Bollywood, the wave of crime intolerance, revenge, and angriness.

    Zanjeer_1973
    Zanjeer_1973
  18. Pakeezah

    Pakeezah means Pure, this iconic Magnus opus is one of the best films Bollywood has ever witnessed. Made in a long 15 years, Pakeezah was the last film of legendary actress Meena Kumari. The soulful soundtrack, the intense acting of lead, made the film the classic it is now. 

    Pakeezah_1972
    Pakeezah_1972
  19. Mera Naam Joker

    Initially a box office failure, Mera Naam Joker is a film with a deeper meaning of life. A circus clown must overcome his sorrows to make the audience laugh at any cost. Mera Naan Joker taught us one most important thing that ‘The show must go on’. 

    MeraNaamJoker_1970
    MeraNaamJoker_1970
  20. Padoson

    Padosan is a blockbuster hit comedy movie starring Sunil Dutt, Saira Banu, Kishore Kumar and Mehmood. The musical film is one of the most loved films of all times. The epicness of the catchy songs, Mehmood’s characters and Kishore’s voice can never be forgotten. 

    Padosan_1968
    Padosan_1968
  21. Mughal-e-Azam

    Mughal-e-Azam is inarguably best Bollywood film ever made. The movie is a true blend of epic filmmaking, magnificent sets, elaborate costumes, evergreen songs and naturalistic acting. The film took years to complete and is considered one of the most expensive movies. The song ‘Pyar kiya toh darna kya’ alone cost 10 million to make. The soundtrack of the film is cited as one of the best in the history of Bollywood.

    Mughal-E-Azam_1960
    Mughal-E-Azam_1960
  22. Dhoom 3

    The third instalment of Dhoom series is counted in one of the most expensive films and one of the highest grossing films ever. The film is equipped with multiple breath-taking action sequences, acrobat dance sequences and twists. The album of Dhoom 3 topped many chartbusters.

    Dhoom 3 2013
    Dhoom 3 2013
  23. Black

    Black is a heart touching story of a blind, mute, and deaf girl and her relationship with her teacher, who develops Alzheimer later. Black remains to the most memorable performances of Amitabh Bachchan and Rani Mukherji. The film bagged many accolades at national and international film awards making it Bollywood’s one of the best movies.

    Black 2005
    Black 2005
  24. Dil To Pagal Hai

    Another super hit triangular love story of Bollywood is Dil To Pagal Hai. There was a time when Shahrukh’s character was the most demanding romantic hero but one should not forget that he started the concept of friendzone. This musical film deals with dance, emotions, friendship and love. And who could ever forget the iconic dance off between Karishma Kapoor and Madhuri Dixit!

    Dil To Pagal Hai 1997
    Dil To Pagal Hai 1997
  25. Saajan

    The triangular musical love story between Salman, Madhuri and Sanjay is one of the best romantic Bollywood films. Saajan was the highest grossing film of 1991. Its songs were so popular that it became the highest selling album of that year. 

    Saajan 1991
    Saajan 1991
  26. Ghayal (1990)

    The popular thriller of 1990, Ghayal was a revenge drama. A falsely convicted brother seeks revenge against the drug lord. Ghayal had Sunny Deol in his ultimate angry and powerful look. The movie was the second highest grossing film of that year.

    Ghayal_1990
    Ghayal_1990
  27. Parinda

    Parinda is a story of a brother who joins crime world to take care of his younger brother. But eventually they are left on the other sides of the war. The crime drama film bagged many awards and was India’s official selection for the Academy Awards for the best foreign film, but it was not nominated.
     

    Parinda_1989
    Parinda_1989
  28. Tezaab

    This passionate yet violent film starring Anil Kapoor and Madhuri Dixit is one of the best Bollywood films. Tezaab was the blockbuster hit of that year and it ran in theatre for more than 50 weeks straight. The song ‘Ek Do Teen’ topped many chartbusters and still considered as one of the iconic songs of the ‘80s.

    Tezaab_1988
    Tezaab_1988
  29. Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak

    Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak is one of the most refreshing romantic flick starring young talents Aamir Khan and Juhi Chawla. The film was a modern take on the epic love stories like Laila Majnu and Romeo Juliet. The movie and the soundtrack of the film were equally blockbuster and is counted as ‘must watch Bollywood Films’ list. 

    QayamatSeQayamatTak_1988
    QayamatSeQayamatTak_1988
  30. Mr. India (1961)

    The second highest grossing films of that time, Mr. India remains to be the cult-classic Bollywood film. The film garnered Anil with fame, made Sridevi the highest paid actress and Amrish Puri the most beloved and best villain in the history of Bollywood. ‘Hawa Hawaii’ song is still one of the most favourite songs of the cinema lovers.

    MrIndia_1987
    MrIndia_1987
  31. Naam

    Naam, one of the blockbusters of the late ‘80s is a story of two poverty-stricken brothers trying to cope with living. While one seeks a job in Dubai, other tries hard to earn for the family. The movie ran for 1 year in the majority of Indian theatres. Naam proved to be the milestones in the career of director Mahesh Bhatt and actors Sanjay Dutt and Paresh Rawal. 

    Naam_1986
    Naam_1986
  32. Arjun (1985)

    Arjun is a story of an educated but unemployed man who is stuck in the corrupted system. How he deals with the corrupt politician to change the system forms the rest of the film. The film was super hit at the box office and was remade in several other languages. Arjun is counted in Sunny Deol’s best action film till date.

    Arjun_1985
    Arjun_1985
  33. Saaransh

    Saaransh is a story of an elderly couple who loses their only son in a mugging incident. Saaransh marked the screen debut of legendary actor Anupam Kher. It was submitted for Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film but was not nominated.

    Saaransh_1984
    Saaransh_1984
  34. Ardh Satya

    Ardh Satya is a story of an honest cop fighting against the evil around him with his own weakness. Ardh Satya is considered as one of the best cop drama in Bollywood. Om Puri delivers his most explosive performance in this film.

    ArdhSatya_1983
    ArdhSatya_1983
  35. Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro

    Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro is a dark comedy film which takes a satire on the corruption growing in every field in India. The movie didn’t earn well after its release but was declared as a cult classic. In 2012, a restored digital version of the film was released and the movie opened to a huge positive response.

    JaaneBhiDoYaaro_1983
    JaaneBhiDoYaaro_1983
  36. Masoom (1983)

    Masoom is a coming of age story which is considered as one of the Bollywood movies ahead of its time. Masoom is a story of a happy family whose lives are changed when the man of the family discovers that he has a child from past affair. Masoom is a still one of the most beautiful and best Bollywood movies of all time.

    Masoom_1983
    Masoom_1983
  37. Arth

    A semi-autobiographical of Mahesh Bhatt, Arth is on the list of one of the must watch Bollywood movies. The story of Arth revolves around a housewife who has to leave her house after discovering his husband’s affair. It is one of the women-centric films which deals with self-discovery and self-importance. 

    Arth_1982
    Arth_1982
  38. Shakti (1982)

    The crime drama film released in 1982, Shakti revolves around the strained relationship between a father and son played by Dilip Kumar and Amitabh Bachchan respectively. With two biggest stars on screen together, Shakti movie was intense and praiseworthy. The film bagged numerous awards.

    Shakti_1982
    Shakti_1982
  39. Nikaah

    Nikaah is one those film which dared to talk about social issues on big screen. Though Nikaah, director B. R. Chopra talked about the sharia laws of divorce (Talaq) and its misuse in Indian Muslim society. The movie is still one of the best films ever and the album of the movie was even more hit than the film itself.

    Nikaah_1982
    Nikaah_1982
  40. Prem Rog

    Listed in Cosmopolitan magazine’s Top Ten Most Romantic Films Ever, Prem Rog is an iconic and one of the brilliant works of director Raj Kapoor. The story revolves around a man’s determination to bring happiness in the life of a widower whom he secretly loves. The innocence of Padmini Kolhapure will win you over.

    PremRog_1982
    PremRog_1982
  41. Angoor

    Angoor is a story of two pairs of twins separated at birth, and when they finally meet chain of confusion starts. Based on Shakespeare's play ‘The Comedy of Errors’, this comedy film is one of the most loved and feel good Bollywood movies of all the time.

    Angoor_1982
    Angoor_1982
  42. Umrao Jaan (1981)

    Umrao Jaan though performed average at the box office, the film was critically acclaimed. With Rekha's bewitching expressions and an iconic soundtrack, Umrao Jaan will always be one of the most iconic and best Bollywood films of all times. The film revolves around a courtesan, Umrao Jaan, and her rise to fame.

    UmraoJaan_1981
    UmraoJaan_1981
  43. Silsila

    Loosely based on the most talked about love-triangle of Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan and Rekha, Silsila was initially a flop, but over the years was declared as the cult classic Bollywood film. The album of Silsila topped the chartbusters and is still very popular. Silsila is considered as one of the finest works of Yash Chopra.

    Silsila_1981
    Silsila_1981
  44. Chashme Buddoor (1981)

    Chashme Buddoor is a romantic comedy film revolving around college students whose lives are changed when a girl enters their lives. The film's song 'Kahan Se Aaye Badra' is still one of the most popular songs. One of the classic Bollywood film Chashme Buddoor was remade by David Dhawan in 2013.

    ChashmeBuddoor_1981
    ChashmeBuddoor_1981
  45. Ek Duuje Ke Liye

    Ek Duuje Ke Liye is a romantic tragedy film which went on to become a blockbuster hit with numerous awards. The film revolves around two lovers fighting to be with each other despite their family indifferences. Starring Kamal Haasan and Rati Agnihotri, the film is one of the best romantic films of all the times. 

    EkDuujeKeLiye_1981
    EkDuujeKeLiye_1981
  46. Kranti

    Kranti, released in 1981 revolves around the men who led the fight of independence from the British rule. Kranti was the costliest movie ever at that time. The film ran straight for 67 weeks in the theatres and became a Golden Jubilee hit. Even the soundtrack of the film is popular nowadays.

    Kranti_1981
    Kranti_1981
  47. Karz

    Karz is a revenge drama film based on the concept of reincarnation. Starring Rishi Kapoor, Tina Munim and Simi Gerewal, Karz is a thrilling ride of revenge for love. The film also had album topping the chartbusters and signature tone of the film is still loved by the cinema lovers. 

    Karz_1980
    Karz_1980
  48. Albert Pinto Ko Gussa Kyoon Aata Hai

    Albert Pinto Ko Gussa Kyoon Aata Hai, directed by Saeed Akhtar Mirza is a film based on the director’s life experience. The movie revolves around a car mechanic and his view/angriness towards things around him. The film also won Filmfare critics award for the best movie.

    AlbertPintoKoGussaKyoonAataHai_1980
    AlbertPintoKoGussaKyoonAataHai_1980
  49. Insaf Ka Tarazu

    Insaf Ka Tarazu is a revenge drama film based on the 1976 movie Lipstick. The movie revolves around a woman who kills her molester. With Zeenat Aman in lead role, the film bagged numerous awards and is on the list of must watch movies.
     

    InsaafKaTarazu_1980
    InsaafKaTarazu_1980
  50. Shaan

    Shaan is a multistarrer action thriller film revolving around three brothers where one is a cop and the other two are conmen. Initially, Shaan was an average grosser but after re-runs, it became the highest grosser of 1980. The film's soundtrack was a chartbuster hit and is still famous.

    Shaan_1980
    Shaan_1980
  51. Kaala Patthar

    Kaala Patthar is a disaster drama film which talks about the lives of coal miners and what happens the mine is flooded with water. Kaala Patthar is a Bollywood cult classic and is also considered ahead of its time. The movie has Amitabh delivering limited dialogues but his intense expressions say it all.

    KaalaPatthar_1979
    KaalaPatthar_1979
  52. Gol Maal

    Gol Maal is till date one of the best comedy Bollywood films. Based on the concept of the doppelganger, Gol Maal is a total laughter riot. Gol Maal became the highest grossing Hindi film of 1979. The film became so popular that it was remade in several other languages. Gol Maal remains the best comedy entertainer even nowadays.

    Golmaal_1979
    Golmaal_1979
  53. Trishul

    Trishul is a drama film based on love, betrayal and how a son avenges injustices done to his mother. Trishul featured some top names from the industry. Trishul became one of the highest grossers of 1978 and was declared super hit at the box office.

    Trishul_1978
    Trishul_1978
  54. Junoon (1978)

    Based on the Indian Rebellion 1857, Junoon is a story of a rebel who captures a British family, however, things get complicated when the daughter of the captured family starts falling in love with the rebel. Junoon is an overwhelming yet powerful film. Junoon was honoured with several accolades at National and International film festivals.

    Junoon_1978
    Junoon_1978
  55. Satyam Shivam Sundaram

    Satyam Shivam Sundaram is a romantic film which had Zeenat Aman in a bold look. The film talked about the difference between physical and spiritual love and is a must watch films for youngsters who confuses both as one. The story revolves around a singer whose half face is disfigured. An engineer falls in love with her and marries her but disowns her after watching her full face.

    SatyamShivamSundaram_1978
    SatyamShivamSundaram_1978
  56. Shatranj Ke Khilari

    Directed by India's one of the most renowned and acclaimed director Satyajit Ray, Shatranj Ke Khilari is a story of two friends who abandon their family to play chess. Shatranj Ke Khilari will always remain one of the iconic works of Satyajit. It was India's official submission for 51st Academy Awards.

    Shatranj_1977
    Shatranj_1977
  57. Kabhie Kabhie (1976)

    Kabhie Kabhie is a story of a couple who drifts apart to marry different people of their family's interest. Years later, they meet when their kids start liking each other. The soundtrack of the film is considered as one of the best melodies of Bollywood, especially the poem 'Kabhie Kabhie' is still alive in the hearts of the cinema lovers.

    KabhiKabhie_1976
    KabhiKabhie_1976
  58. Chhoti Si Baat

    Chhoti Si Baat is a story of a man who seeks the help of a colonel to win over a girl he secretly likes, but things turn more competitive when another man tries to pursue his love of life. Chupke Chupke is listed in one of the best comedy films of the '70s. The film was a blockbuster hit.

    ChhotiSiBaat_1975
    ChhotiSiBaat_1975
  59. Chupke Chupke

    Chupke Chupke is one of the most hilarious comedy films of all times. The duo Dharmendra and Amitabh Bachchan cast their magic on screen yet again, but this time only to make the audience laugh. In order to fool his brother-in-law, a professor disguises as a driver, what follows next is a series of laughter riot and confusion.

    ChupkeChupke_1975
    ChupkeChupke_1975
  60. Deewaar

    Deewar, the groundbreaking cinematic masterpiece of Bollywood is one of the iconic films remembered even today. Deewar (wall) signifies the wall between two brothers who are separated by ideology, law, and crime. The angry young man, Amitabh Bachchan delivered some iconic dialogues which are popular even today. Deewar is counted in the list of 'must watch' Bollywood films.

    Deewaar_1975
    Deewaar_1975
  61. Aandhi

    Aandhi is a story of a politician's daughter who marries a hotel manager. The couple drifts apart due to family's indifference but years later, they meet and decides to give their relationship a chance. Interestingly the movie was banned when Indira Gandhi was in power, but the film won many awards.

    Aandhi_1975
    Aandhi_1975
  62. Ankur

    The story of Ankur revolves around a Dalit couple Lakshmi and Kishtayya. Lakshmi's extramarital affair with landlord's son brings hardships in her life. Being called as a content of parallel cinema, Ankur movie was ahead of its time.

    Ankur_1974
    Ankur_1974
  63. Yaadon Ki Baaraat

    The story of Ankur revolves around a Dalit couple Lakshmi and Kishtayya. Lakshmi's extramarital affair with landlord's son brings hardships in her life. Being called as a content of parallel cinema, Ankur movie was ahead of its time.

    YaadonKiBaaraat_1973
    YaadonKiBaaraat_1973
  64. Abhimaan (1973)

    Yaadon Ki Baaraat is a masala entertainer which tells the story of three brothers separated after their parents are murdered, years later they reconcile through a family song. The film is still remembered dearly for its beautiful soundtrack. One of the highest grossing films ever, Yaadon Ki Baaraat established the careers of many actors.

    Abhimaan_1973
    Abhimaan_1973
  65. Garm Hava

    Garm Hava deals with the problem a Muslim family faced in India after the partition of India and Pakistan. Garm Hava remains of the serious film dealing with the post-partition issue. The movie gained critical and commercial success with awards from prestigious Internation film festivals.

    GarmHava_1973
    GarmHava_1973
  66. Bobby (1973)

    Bobby film is one of the Bollywood films ahead of its time. This classic blockbuster hit started a new genre of teenage romance in Bollywood. Bobby tells a love story between a rich businessman's kid and a poor Catholic. The movie was the highest grosser of 1973. Bobby is loved by all generation of cinema lovers.

    Bobby_1973
    Bobby_1973
  67. Koshish

    Koshish is a story of a deaf and mute couple and their struggles and pain to live in the society. And when the wife dies, the film tells the efforts of the husband to raise their child on his own. Koshish is believed to be a landmark movie in the history of Indian cinema.

    Koshish_1972
    Koshish_1972
  68. Amar Prem

    Nandu, an ill-treated child finds affection from his neighbour Pushpa despite knowing that she is a prostitute. Meanwhile, a young and lonely businessman seeks comfort from Pushpa. Nandu soon moves to another town, and years later he comes back in search of her.

    AmarPrem_1971
    AmarPrem_1971
  69. Anand (1971)

    Anand is a story of a cancer patient who lives his life to the fullest and brings happiness in everyone's life. His life inspires his doctor to write a book on him. With two leading actors Amitabh Bachchan and Rajesh Khanna, Anand is listed in must-watch Bollywood movies.

    Anand_1971
    Anand_1971
  70. Hare Rama Hare Krishna (1971)

    After their parents are separated, brother sister Prashant and Jasbir also separate. Years later Prashant embarks on a journey to bring back his sister home who has joined in the group of hippies. The soundtrack of the film is one of the most iconic albums of all the times.

    HareRamaHareKrishna_1971
    HareRamaHareKrishna_1971
  71. Heer Ranjha (1970)

    Heer Ranjha is a 1970 tragic love story based on the legend of Heer Ranjha, an epic poem titled Heer written by a Punjabi poet Waris Shah. Heer Ranjha is one of the epic films in the history which witnessed some best dialogues from the legendary actor Raaj Kumar.

    HeerRaanjha_1970
    HeerRaanjha_1970
  72. Kati Patang

    Kati Patang is a story of a woman whose one mistake of running away from her wedding leads a complex series of situations in her life. With Rajesh Khanna in his charming best, the film became the biggest hits of all time. The album of the movie was even more successful.

    KatiPatang_1970
    KatiPatang_1970
  73. Johny Mera Naam

    Johny Mera Naam is a story of two brothers separated as kids. One turns to the crime world, one grows up to become a CID officer, he disguises himself as a thief in order to search his brother. The movie produced some of the best music and was ranked in one of the highest grossing films of that year.

    JohnyMeraNaam_1970
    JohnyMeraNaam_1970
  74. Bhuvan Shome

    Bhuvan Shome one of the best Bollywood films is considered a landmark in modern Indian cinema. The film talked about the beauty and purpose of life. Bhuvan Shome won several accolades and created a new wave in the history of cinema.

    BhuvanShome_1969
    BhuvanShome_1969
  75. Aradhana (1969)

    Aradhana is one of the best films Bollywood has ever produced. The story revolves around Vandana who secretly marries her lover and gets pregnant but he dies in a plane crash. Vandana, out of her will, gives away her son for adoption and rest of the film follows Vandana's effort to reconcile with her son. The film also has one of the best and melodious soundtracks of all times.

    Aradhana_1969
    Aradhana_1969
  76. Jewel Thief

    Based on the concept of the doppelganger, Jewel Thief is a story of a young man Vinay often confused as a jewel thief Amar. To help police, Vinay impersonates Amar, but things went sideways when Amar also impersonates as Vinay. It has one of the best soundtracks and the album won many prominent awards.

    JewelThief_1967
    JewelThief_1967
  77. Ram Aur Shyam

    Ram Aur Shyam had Dilip Kumar in a dual role with opposite nature. The film became one of the highest grossing films of 1967. Known as the tragedy king, Ram Aur Shyam was the groundbreaking for Dilip Kumar because the audience saw him in the comic role for the first time.

    RamAurShyam_1967
    RamAurShyam_1967
  78. Upkar

    Upkar is a story of a brother who did everything to educate his brother but his brother turns a selfish man involving in drug trafficking. Upkar movie established Manoj Kumar's persona as Mr Bharat a patriot and courageous man. The film topped the box office for several weeks.

    Upkar_1967
    Upkar_1967
  79. Teesri Manzil

    Teesri Manzil is a musical thriller which deals with misunderstanding, a murder, and revenge. Teesri Manzil is listed in top 25 must watch Bollywood films and is known widely for its foot tapping songs.

    TeesriManzil_1966
    TeesriManzil_1966
  80. Mera Saaya

    When Rakesh comes homes to his ill wife, she dies in his arms. But a woman who resembles his wife is caught by the police later who claims to be Rakesh's wife. This suspense thriller is a masterpiece of Hindi cinema. The album of the film was also a huge success and it's song 'Jhumka Gira Re' is still remembered by many.

    MeraSaaya_1966
    MeraSaaya_1966
  81. Guide

    Guide is a story of a young woman trying to pursue her dreams as a dancer. A tourist guide helps her in becoming a huge star but he is soon corrupted by her success. Guide is listed in one of the Best Bollywood Classics for lead performances and melodious album.

    Guide_1965
    Guide_1965
  82. Waqt (1965)

    A businessman's family is separated in an earthquake mishap. Years later, they reunite in a courtroom when the father is accused of a murder and his sons are a lawyer and a testifying witness respectively. Waqt introduced a new genre of lost and reunite in Bollywood cinema.

    Waqt_1965
    Waqt_1965
  83. Gumnaam

    Gumnaan is an adaptation of an English mystery novel titled And Then There Were None. The story revolves around eight people who win a contest to come to a remote island. They settle down in an eerie mansion but soon, the participants start getting murdered one by one. The songs of the film are iconic and are still being remembered.

    Gumnaam_1965
    Gumnaam_1965
  84. Woh Kaun Thi?

    The mystery-thriller film is a story of a doctor who starts experiencing eerie events after meeting a strange woman named Sandhya. The film was a huge hit at the box office and a Hindi remake of the film is on the cards.

    WohKaunThi_1964
    WohKaunThi_1964
  85. Sangam

    Sangam is a story of love, obsession, misunderstanding and ultimate sacrifice. It is a story of three friends Sundar, Gopal and Radha and how their lives change when Sundar and Gopal fall in love with Radha. Sangam is considered as one of the best works of Raj Kapoor.

    Sangam_1964
    Sangam_1964
  86. Dosti

    A young boy whose loses his parents and legs in an unfortunate event befriends a blind boy. Together the duo uses their skills to earn money. Dosti is considered as one the best and emotional Bollywood films of all times.

    Dosti_1964
    Dosti_1964
  87. Bandini

    Bandini meaning Imprisoned is a story of a prisoner who is serving life imprisonment for murder. The jail doctor falls in love with her but the dark secrets from her past haunt her. The film was semi-hit at the box office but garnered appreciation for its complex storyline and lead performances.

    Bandini_1963
    Bandini_1963
  88. Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam

    A wife is deeply disturbed when his husband visits brothels to satisfy his desires. She then finds comfort in their neighbour Bhootnath. Based on a Bengali novel Shaheb Bibi Golam, the film was critically successful however, it was declared flop at the box office. The performance of Meena Kumari is regarded as one of the best performances of Hindi cinema.

    SahibBibiAurGhulam_1962
    SahibBibiAurGhulam_1962
  89. Gunga Jumna

    Gunga Jamuna is a story of two brothers, one is convicted of a crime he didn't commit and the other brother who becomes a policeman is asked to confront his convicted brother. Gunga Jamuna is considered one of the most successful films of all times.

    GungaJumna_1961
    GungaJumna_1961
  90. Junglee

    A rich aristocrat guy falls in love with a common girl from Kashmir. But in his heart, he knows that his dominating mother would never approve of their love. This light-hearted musical was super hit and Shammi Kapoor was at his best in the song Chahe Koi Mujhe Junglee Kahe.

    Junglee_1961
    Junglee_1961
  91. Kanoon

    After a thief is convicted for a murder he didn't commit, a public prosecutor takes his case to defend him. But the twist is, the judge who is in charge of the case hearing is the murderer and the public prosecutor's would-be father-in-law. Will he be able to bring justice when his relation is at stake?

    Kanoon_1960
    Kanoon_1960
  92. Kaagaz Ke Phool

    Being called ahead of its time, Kaagaz Ke Phool is a story of a filmmaker whose marriage comes to an edge after his in-laws disapprove his work as a director. He then meets an orphan woman and transforms her into a huge movie star. It was the last film directed by Guru Dutt.

    KaagazKePhool_1959
    KaagazKePhool_1959
  93. Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi

    Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi is a story of three brothers, in which the elder one despises women. When the younger two brothers fall in love, things turn interesting. This comedy entertainer had a blockbuster hit album and the movie was the second highest grossing film of that year.

    ChaltiKaNaamGaadi_1958
    ChaltiKaNaamGaadi_1958
  94. Do Aankhen Barah Haath

    Do Aankhen Barah Haath is a story of a jail warden who rehabilitates six prisoners and transforms them into men of virtue. It is one of the classic Hindi film remembered for its songs and worth watching storyline. Released in 1957, Do Aankhen Barah Haath was honoured with many National and International film awards.

    DoAnkhenBarahHaath_1957
    DoAnkhenBarahHaath_1957
  95. Mother India

    Mother India is an epic Bollywood drama film which depicts the story of poverty-stricken women and the struggles she faces to raise her kids and survive against a money-lender. Mother India set an image of an ideal Indian woman. Mother India is considered as one of the best films in the world.

    MotherIndia_1957
    MotherIndia_1957
  96. Pyaasa

    A failed poet gets assistance from a prostitute who falls in love with him and his writings. The movie depicts the corruption and hypocrisy of society. The romantic movie is considered as one of the best works of Guru Dutt.

    Pyaasa_1957
    Pyaasa_1957
  97. Naya Daur (1957)

    Naya Daur is a powerful and vibrant film gripping which depicts the story of struggles of common people to cope with a new machine introduced in the village and how they overcome it with their traditional means. Naya Daur was the second highest grossing film of 1957.

    NayaDaur_1957
    NayaDaur_1957
  98. Devdas (1955)

    After his childhood sweetheart Parvati marries a rich Zamindar, Devdas turns alcoholic and longs for her till his death. Devdas is based on the novel by  Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay which talks about the social customs in Bengal in the early 1900s. Devdas is considered as an iconic and must-watch film.

    Devdas_1955
    Devdas_1955
  99. Shree 420

    A country boy goes to Mumbai in order to get a job. He meets a poor but virtuous girl but soon is blinded by the rich lifestyle introduced to him by a con businessman. Shree 420 became the highest grossing film of 1955 and its song 'Mera Joota Hai Japani' became so popular that it was considered as the patriotic song for India.

    Shree420_1955
    Shree420_1955
  100. Mr. & Mrs. '55

    Mr & Mrs '55 is a story of girl indulging into false marriage forcefully. But later she realises the importance of marriage. The film got huge critical responses.

    Mr. & Mrs. '55_1955
    Mr. & Mrs. '55_1955
  101. Aar Paar

    Aar Paar is a story of a taxi driver whose life is changed when two women fall in love with him. This light-hearted film directed by Guru Dutt was very different from what Guru Dutt directed earlier.

    AarPaar_1954
    AarPaar_1954
  102. Nagin (1954)

    Nagin is a story of two people from different snake catcher groups falling in love. With one of the best soundtracks, this musical film became superhit at the box office.

    Nagin_1954
    Nagin_1954