Top 10 Best Indian Movies

Updated on September 1, 2017
Here are the best movies to come out of Bollywood.
Here are the best movies to come out of Bollywood.

List of Greatest Hindi Films

From the very first Hindi movie, Raja Harishchandra, to the latest films of today, Indian cinema has produced many world-class films that have received not only national, but also international fame.

Indian cinema is divided in two parts: Bollywood and Tollywood. All of the films in Hindi belong to Bollywood, while movies in other regional languages like Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Bhojpuri, Bengali, and Punjabi belong to Tollywood. Though I usually don't watch Tamil movies (or movies in any language other than Hindi or English), I have included a few regional films due to their strong cult following.

Being Indian myself I was exposed to Bollywood at early age. Indian movies are usually masala movies, musicals filmed in beautiful settings. These films appeal to a wide range of audiences, because they typically include action, romance, comedy, drama, and mystery. That's why masala films have been called the "full entertainment package." They will keep you entertained even if they make no sense in terms of plot or theme.

I love Bollywood. So I decided to come up with a list of the greatest Indian movies. Choosing the 10 best Indian movies from a catalog created by an industry that produces more than 100 movies every year is a tough task. But still there are films that are outstanding, have been praised for their excellence, grossed large amounts at the box office, created milestones In filmmaking, and attracted world cinema to Bollywood.

In coming up with and ranking the movies on this list, I gave preference to national and international award-winning movies from the past five decades. I also took into account my personal favorites. From current releases to the classics, here you'll find the greatest Indian movies of all time.

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Top 10 Indian Movies—Vote for Your Favorite Hindi Films

Here is my list of the 10 Indian movies. Chances are that you haven't seen most of the movies listed here. However, if you see a favorite, you can still vote in the poll at the end. Your vote matters.

I have added several new movies to the list. Year-wise, 2012 stands out from the crowd, boasting the most entries on this list (six). At the end of this list, read about what makes 2012 so memorable for Indian cinema. Note that you will not find movies such as Slumdog Millionaire, Gandhi and Life of Pi on this list, because while they have Indian actors and crew, they were not filmed in Bollywood.

Top 10 Indian Movies

Below is the list of my personal favorite 10 Hindi movies.

#10: Barfi!

Why It Makes the Top 10: Ranbir Kapoor has shown his versatile acting in movies like Rockstar and Rocket Singh, but his performance in the title role of Barfi! was next to perfection. The film might have been a one-man show if not for Priyanka Chopra's jaw-dropping performance as an autistic girl.

Barfi! is directed by Anurag Basu and stars Ranbir Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, and Ilena D'Cruz. Barfi! tells the story of a mute man who falls in love with a beautiful lady, but his friendship with an autistic girl leads him to find the true meaning of love and companionship.

I expected Barfi! to be a dark and serious drama. But part of the beauty of Barfi! is that director Basu takes special care to make it a light romantic comedy, and he was successful.

Several scenes in Barfi! are inspired by the films of Charlie Chaplin, Mr. Bean, and Tom and Jerry. The soundtrack of the film might remind you of the 2001 Academy Award-winning French film Amelie, yet you'll find Barfi! a fresh piece of cake (barfi is also the name of an Indian sweet dish). I bet you won't stop humming the theme song of Barfi! once you watch the movie.

#9: OMG: Oh My God!—Courtroom Drama Between Men and God

A Trailer: OMG: Oh My God! is a comical look at religions in India. A shop keeper decides to sue God. His logic? Because his was the only shop damaged by a recent earthquake, he concludes that the quake must have been an act of God.

Why It Makes the Top Ten: Have you ever seen a movie that satirizes religions in India without raising controversy? Well, OMG: Oh My God! was that kind of movie. Some who have seen the film may want to correct me by saying that the film satirized people and their blind faiths rather than religion. I agree, but doesn't blind faith produce a new strain of religion?

Hats off to Umesh Shukla, who co-wrote and directed this one-of-a-kind movie. Usually Indian directors don't make movies on religions and God, and if they do, the films usually involve praising one god or another. OMG, on the other hand, satirizes blind faith and people's negligent attitudes toward fake babas and gurus.

OMG revolves around a shopkeeper who files a case against God because his shop is the only one in the whole city to fall down during an earthquake. He argues that because it was an act of God and insurance companies refuse to pay the claim, God should do so. In the end, he wins the case.

It is an old saying in Bollywood that only movies with big stars can perform well at the box office. However, this was not true in case of OMG: Oh My God!. It is a must-watch film.

#8: Gangs of Wasseypur—The Godfather of India

A Scene: If I were to recommend only one scene from the film, I would surely ask you to watch the song 'Teri Keh Ke Looga.' It would be hard to summarize the six-hour-long saga in one song, but still this song could be cited as the face of the film.

I forgot to mention one thing: Basu Sir also worked on the soundtrack of GOW, and it turned out to be a fusion of old classic regional songs along with modern music and sound mixes.

Why It Makes the Top Ten: At first glance, it is easy to claim Gangs of Wasseypur is The Godfather of Indian cinema, but I think it is much more than that.

When was the last time you saw a film in which each and every character was meaningful in the plot? In Gangs of Wasseypur, the storylines of the different characters are beautifully woven together to move the plot of the film forward. Other than Gangs of Wasseypur, Sholay is the only Indian film for which detailed development was done for each character. Anurag Kashyap is undoubtedly the greatest director of our generation.

I saw this movie on my birthday (29th June, 2012). The second part was released two months later. This crime-drama-thriller hypnotized me; for almost four months all I did was talk about how great director Anurag is, analyze how amazing this film turned out to be, and mimic the dialogues of various characters from the film. At first, I thought it would be a mere copy of The Godfather 1 and 2, but trust me, the film exceeded my expectations.

There were no big stars in the film, only theater actors. Each and every actor showed dedication to the project. Sir Anurag beautifully wove together all the characters in the plot, and the presentation was marvelous. There were so many memorable dialogues in the film—"Keh Ke Lunga," for example, or "Baap ka, Dada Ka, Bhai ka, Sabka badla lega re Tera Faizal." A must-watch Indian film. This film has grittiness like The Girl With Dragon Tattoo from Stieg larson

#7: Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro—The Laughter Riot

A Scene: It is shocking to know that Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro is unknown to many Indians. If you haven't scene this Indian classic, then here is a glimpse of how funny the film is. Here is the famous 'Mahabharat Scene' from the film.

Why It Makes the Top 10: Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro is the funniest Hindi film you'll ever see (though Priyadarshan's Hera Pheri, released in 2000, gives some close competition).

Released in 1984, Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro stars well-known comedians of that time, including Satish Shah, Om Puri, Nasseruddin Shah, Pankaj Kapoor, and Ravi Vaswani. Om Puri and Nasseruddin Shah showcased their method acting and versatility with perfect comic timing and eccentric dialogue deliveries.

Every bit of this movie is funny, from the Mahabharat scene to the memorable sequence where a drunk Om Puri tries to help Satish Shah's dead body start his 'car' (which is actually a coffin). Also the film includes many memorable lines like Naseeruddin Shah's "Thoda khao, rhoda phenko" and Om Puri's "Oye DMello, Tu to gaya." In short, Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro is an essential film for those looking for fun satires.

#6: Mughal-E-Azam—The Most Expensive (and Highest Grossing) Film of All Time

A Scene: After the film was released in 1960, the song 'Pyar Kiya to Darna Kya' became India's love anthem for next few decades. Here is the Youtube video of the famous song.

Why It Makes the Top 10: Mughal-E-Azam cost more to produce than any previous Indian film, and was the highest-grossing Indian film of all time, a record it held for 15 years. No cost was spared—for example, the song 'Pyar Kiya To Darna Kya' was one of the most expensive to film and produce of its time. With the director K. Asif and an all-star cast of some of the the best actors in drama, including Prithvi Raj Kapoor, Dilip Kumar, and Madhubala, Mughal-e-azam was crowned as a masterpiece. Did you know that the film took almost 15 years to make?

The movie tells the true love story of Salim (son of Mughal emperor Akbar) and Anarkali (a courtesan entertainer in Akbar's court). The film is memorable for Dilip Kumar and Prithvi Raj Kapoor's father-son rift.

When I saw the movie, at first I wondered if it was actually Akbar Salim on the screen. To date, the acting of Dilip Sir and Prithvi Raj is mimicked by fans and followers.

The film's popularity inspired the studio to re-release it in Technicolor (the original was in black and white). Even four decades after the film's debut, the re-release performed well at the box office and was liked by the younger generation too.

#5: Lagaan

Why It Makes the Top 10: There are two things people go crazy for in India. One is cricket and the other is movies. Just mix them together with a blend of drama, romance, and action, and you'll get a film that becomes favorite of every Indian.

It was not so long ago that almost-unknown director Ashutosh Gowrikar teamed up with Aamir Khan (who not only played the lead role in the film but also co-produced it) to try their hand at the above formula. The setting was a small village in Gujrat, the era was of British India, and the subject was cricket. This set-up was enough to create a film that resonated with every Indian. No wonder the film was a super hit and popularized the trend of patriotic movies initiated by Gadar at that time. The film also gave Aamir the tag of 'Mr. Perfectionist.'

Lagaan is that rare Hindi film that represented India in world cinema.The film was nominated for the Academy Awards (becoming the third Indian movie, after Mother India and Salaam Bombay!, to do so).

#4: Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge

Why It Makes the Top 10: Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge is a romantic-drama-comedy film. The film stars hit duo Kajol and Shahrukh Khan and marks the directorial debut of Aditya Chopra (elder son of Yash Chopra).

The plot of DDLJ focuses on Raj and Simran, a couple who fall in love on a European trip and want to get married against their parents' wishes. The film mainly owes its success to its plot. Every Indian boy and girl relates his or her love story to DDLJ in one way or another.

If you're a girl, I bet you will fall in love with Shahrukh Khan after watching this film. It was DDLJ that made Shahrukh Khan king of Indian hearts. I usually do not enjoy long films, but the three-hours-and-ten-minutes-long DDLJ never bored me for a tiny second.

DDLJ also holds the world record as the longest-running film in the history of Indian cinema, with 700 weeks of continuous screening in a Mumbai theater.

#3: Mother India—The Indian Gone with the Wind

A Scene: Personally, I enjoyed the acting of Sunil Duty. But the film is a tribute to the Indian woman, and here is one scene from the film that depicts the condition of women in India following the country's independence.

Why It Makes the Top 10: Mehboob's Mother India is a tribute to the Indian woman! The film is set right after the independence of India and tells the tale of a woman—a mother who is struggling to earn a livelihood for her two sons and herself. The movie focuses on the condition of women in Indian society at that time.

Mother India earned many accolades and was praised by world-famous critics. It was the first Indian to get a nomination in the Best Foreign Film Category at the Oscars.

The film is praised for direction of Mehboob and acting by Nargis as Radha (a role to die for).

Fun fact: The actor who played one of Nargis's sons, Sunil Dutt, saved her when the set caught fire. The two later become romantically involved and married.

#2: 3 Idiots

Why It Makes the Top 10: Aamir Khan's 3 Idiots was loosely adapted from the novel Five Point Someone by Chetan Bhagat.

I read the novel first, then watched the movie. And while the novel was good, the movie was better. It re-created the scenarios described in the novel and added even more humor to them.

The plot is about two engineering students who befriend a mysterious peer named Rancho. Rancho has his own philosophies and theories, which he follows and applies to his life wholeheartedly. Rancho changes the life of almost every person around him. But soon after college, he enigmatically disappears.The two friends set out on a journey to find Rancho, all the while sharing the good old memories of him.

3 Idiots was met with both critical acclaim and commercial success. The film is among those rare Indian movies rated highly on sites like Characters from the movie, such as Silencer and Chatur, have entered mainstream culture and songs like "All Is Well" have become catchphrases that pop up in everyday conversation (specially in Indian politics).

#1: Sholay

Why It Makes the Top 10: Two thieves in a small village become pawns in the revenge of an ex-police officer whose family was brutally murdered. Mix in a Daciot, a widow, a Tanga Puller, and the result will be Sholay, the greatest epic story ever told.

The film's tagline is "The greatest star cast ever assembled—the greatest story ever told," and I will testify, it indeed is true. With Dharmendra, Amitabh Bachchan, Sanjeev Kumar, Amjad Khan, Hema Malini, and Jaya Bhaduri, Sholay has arguably the best star cast of that time—and I would argue, of any time.

Sholay was inspired by Akira Kurosawa's Seven Samurai. Though it's not an exact adaption, the main theme of both films is the same. Several scenes in the movie became so popular, that they are copied in other films to this day.

A few interesting facts about Sholay:

  • The starring onscreen couple went on to become real-life partners.
  • Sanjeev Kumar, who played one of the oldest characters of movie, was actually much younger than Amitabh Bachchan, Dharmendra, and Amjad Khan.
  • Even the movie's minor characters, including the jailor, Soorma Bhopali, Kaalia, Sambha, Mausie,and even Dhanno the pony became very popular.

Personally, I love this movie so much that I could spend 24 hours a day watching this movie again and again without getting bored. In fact, it refreshes my mind.

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The Year 2012 in Indian Cinema

In the history of Indian cinema, 2012 will be written in golden letters. The year produced a dozen record-breaking films that were successful both commercially and critically. Lately, Indian cinema has been buzzing about the masala films in the 100 Crore Club, but if you look at the box office receipts, you will find that non-masala films too earned good money.

Take for example Vicky Donor, Kahaani, Paan Singh Tomar, Barfi!, OMG: Oh My God!, Talaash, and Gangs of Wasseypur.

Vicky Donor is totally original, both in theme and topic. When I first heard of this film, I thought it would be another vulgar comedy. Then I saw the trailer and revised my original judgement: I thought the director was trying to add sense to vulgarity. But when I saw the movie, I became an instant fan of Juhi Chaturvedi, who wrote the screenplay of the film. The film dealt with the serious theme of sperm donation. No matter how much the idea might make you laugh, I bet your thinking on the topic will change after watching the movie.

Paan Singh Tomar was a biographical film about Indian athlete Paan Singh, who turned into a fearful Dacoit (Bandit) in the '80s. Irfan Khan (of Life of Pi, Slumdog Millionaire, and The Amazing Spider-Man fame) was the best choice to play the title role. A must-watch film for Indian government officers and politicians.

Kahaani was inspired by several Hollywood movies with twist endings, yet I would say what truly set the movie apart were the efforts of its director, Dibakar Banerjee, and actress Vidya Balan. There are very few women-oriented movies in India. Films that depend on a lead actress usually do not perform well. Kahaani, however, not only showcased Vidya's versatility, but also her increasing strength at the box office, good news for Indian actresses.

Talaash, like Kahaani, was inspired by surprise-ending movies like The Sixth Sense and Fight Club. Actor Aamir Khan also went above and beyond in his riveting performance.

An Honorable Mention—The Apu Trilogy

The Apu trilogy is Satyajit Ray's gift to Indian cinema. This trilogy stands alone in world cinema in its representation of India; no other Bollywood film has been as recommended by renowned critics and magazines. The trilogy includes three films: Pather Panchali (Song of the Little Road), Aparajito (The Unvanquished) and Apur Sansar (The World of Apu). The whole trilogy revolves around the life of a Bengali boy named Apu during the time before Indian independence.

Ray was short on his budget while filming Pather Panchali, and so he was not able to pay well-known actors of that time. Instead, he took on an inexperienced crew and actors, and worked with them for four years to complete the trilogy (1955 -1959). The trilogy is the first from India to receive critical acclaim; Pather Panchali has earned the Apu trilogy a place in the British Film Institute's "The 50 Greatest Films of All Time."

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        Miss hem 2 weeks ago

        SIR please mention P.K and TAARE ZAMEEN PAR also Thank You

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        Ripon Chandra Roy 2 weeks ago

        Why not you include the film "Wajood" in top ten list? I think this movie is a master-peace of hindi cinema!

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        Anonymous 2 months ago

        Where is Taare Zameen Par??

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        ajay 2 months ago

        looks like the writer only mentioned about the movie that are played in his lifetime. What about the that made during the golden age of Indian Cinema? Why do you have movies like Oh my god in this list. (although I loved it, and one of my personal fav. but not the top Indian Movie)

        I would like to see the greatest movie name in Indian Cinema. Movies like Pather Panchali (1955) the movie that is considered as the best movie ever made in India, and part of Apu Triology - which won almost all the awards of the world. The movie that has started the parallel cinema movement, and the the early example of coming-of-age movie. Pyaasa (1957)????

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        Ansh 3 months ago

        Nice top 10 movies

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        Palak Lalwani 3 months ago from Mumbai

        You can not miss some comedy movies like Hera Pheri, Andaz Apna Apna. They are best entertaining movies ever.

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        Roh 4 months ago

        MOST STUPID AND SHALLOW REVIEWS EVER. Good list though, Google would've helped

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        Swapnil 4 months ago

        None of them is best worse list ever

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        ശരൺ 4 months ago

        there are 22 official languages in India HINDI is just one of them if Hindi Speaking people think Hindi is the national language of INDIA then you must call the nation as HINDIA we SOUTH INDIANS wants to live in India not in HINDIA

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        ram gopal 5 months ago

        Bahubali should be there in the list..

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        tapash bhattacharjee 5 months ago

        I am allyas fan of bahubali 2

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        rahul 6 months ago

        You should keep Bahubali 2, Mann, Dangal among them and exclude Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro and Mughal-E-Azam

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        Bahubali Fan 6 months ago

        Bahubali the Beginning and Bahubali 2 The Conclusion should be back to back

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        Mr Pink 7 months ago

        You idiot, Kahaani was directed by Sujoy Ghosh...

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        Sathya 8 months ago

        Don't you talk about Indian cinema. You are only talking about Hindi films.

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        Arvind Balkrishna Kulkarni 8 months ago

        Guide the best Hindi film ever. Great story, songs, dialogues, direction.......

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        Hero 8 months ago

        DWDL is the best movie for ever

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        Hari 9 months ago

        What is this nonsense?Indian cinema is divided into 2 sections Bollywood and tollywood it seems

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        Keshav Bansal 9 months ago

        DDLJ is the best

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        amit 9 months ago

        so funny. none of them can be called as one of the best indian films so far. it may be of bollywood movies.

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        Yourshowman LM 9 months ago

        Mujhe states ke naam na sunai dete hai na dikhai dete hai ... sirf ek mulk ka naam sunai deta hai I-N-D-I-A

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        Ranadheer murari 9 months ago

        A foolish person posted this article, here is the reason why..

        Indian cinema is divided in two parts: Bollywood and Tollywood. All of the films in Hindi belong to Bollywood, while movies in other regional languages like Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Bhojpuri, Bengali, and Punjabi belong to Tollywood.

        Before you post an article please do minimum research funny guy

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        jay 10 months ago

        mother india really very nice movies

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        Neeraj Kumar 10 months ago

        Great in India

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        sana 10 months ago

        U really should keep Bahubali 2 among this. In fact it should get the first position

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        VENKATESH 11 months ago


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        aarvi 11 months ago

        DDLJ is the best movie and my favourite forever

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        Avinandan Mondal 12 months ago

        Here you said Sanjiv kumar from sholey was much younger than Amitabh Bachchan,which is completely wrong information.please correct your article.check wiki for their birthday

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        abhitosh 12 months ago

        Odia movies box office collections

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        Abdullah mondal 13 months ago

        DDLJ movie is the best

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        Mia selva 13 months ago

        I like baahubali but I don't see it in the list

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        Malaika 15 months ago

        NOT USEFUL!!!!! :(

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        Hitendra 18 months ago

        I have seen most of them and would say that all the movies are awesome, Lagan is my best film.

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        SavioC 4 years ago

        Nice Lens. Very well compiled . Anand is missing from the list.

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        SheilaMilne 5 years ago from Kent, UK

        I saw your posts over in the forum and thought I'd like to read some of your work now that I can. I have never watched any Bollywood at all (unless Slumdog Millionaire does count) but, guess what, your article here makes me want to go straight out and find some. I've really enjoyed it!

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        anonymous 5 years ago

        3 idiots

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        anonymous 5 years ago

        dilwale dulhanya le jayenge

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        jana-gray 5 years ago

        i loved almost every aamir khan movie. the first movie i saw of him was lagaan, then 3 idiots. then i watched ghajini which broke my heart. haha! too bad it wasn't on this list. i can't seem to pick a favorite though, almost all of them are good! even better than most hollywood BS. haha

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        RajlakshmiHB 5 years ago

        Most of them are in my favorite list too :)

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        dorora 5 years ago

        My vote goes to 3 Idiots!!!

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        anonymous 5 years ago

        3 Idiots my favorite movie!

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        kal-bir-7 5 years ago

        loved the posts

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        anonymous 5 years ago

        3 idiots is the best, but its only my personal opinion

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        anonymous 6 years ago

        aik to baaj gya he

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        KannanReddy LM 6 years ago

        Nice list, have seen most of them.

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        Jake_2525 6 years ago

        Hey guys, I'm new to squidoo and I'm asking you to check out my lens over The Artist, a silent film featuring Jean Dujardin and Berenice Bojo. So check it out guys. Leaving comments would be appreciated especially if it is how to make my lens better. Thanks guys I hope you enjoy.

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        sweetstation 6 years ago

        3 Idiots is the best! It's hilarious! I love how they inspire us to fulfill our dreams and be humble :) ALL IS WELL

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        TVishal 6 years ago

        Great lens.But a small correction Amitabh Bachchan won first national award for Saath Hindustani as best newcomer but however his first national award as best actor was for Agneepath

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        Tolovaj Publishing House 6 years ago from Ljubljana

        Very enjoyable lens with great info. Thumbs up!

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        Nirmal Shah 6 years ago from India

        Bollywood ~fTw~

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        Edutopia 6 years ago

        Great list. I'll have to give them a good looking through.

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        vkumar05 6 years ago

        great lens.

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        BuddyBink 6 years ago

        Excellent lens. I use to watch Bollywood films with a friend from India. Even when I did not understand the language they were easy to follow and very entertaining. Thank You.

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        ErHawkns7100 6 years ago

        Great lens to help me grow my appreciation of Indian movies and and awesome Indian music.

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        yourstrulyrashmi 6 years ago

        I agree with 3 idiots being number 1! Great lens :) I got an 80 on the quiz lol yay!

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        aquarian_insight 6 years ago

        Amitabh, Amitabh and more Amitabh! Big B rules.

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        josephdirk 6 years ago

        Great lens. Now I can find some good movies to enjoy at weekend.

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        peppervel 6 years ago

        I watched 3 idiots n Lagaan. Really good shows. In the 70's, though we are chinese, my family loved to watch any shows that starred M.G.R. He was the best!

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        alesxandrea 6 years ago

        I love the 3 Idiots. I cried, I laughed and I enjoyed the story..

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        Shivani09 LM 6 years ago

        LOVE LOVE LOVE your lens!! I'm the biggest SRK fan ever!

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        Sunflower Susan 6 years ago

        I have wanted to watch some Bollywood movies. I began to watch one with a couple of singing guys on a motorcycle with a sidecar, but never finished it. It was different than

        American movies, but this particular one seemed sweet and fun. I'd like to know more about them. Great lens!

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        seosrija 6 years ago

        Great lens but you have posted a wrong information in your quiz portion.Who stars along with Raj Kapoor in the famous rain song Pyaar Hua, Ikraar Hua? Your answer is Madhubala. But the real one is Nargis. Pls Chk.

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        bhavesh lm 6 years ago

        Excellent lens, terrific collection! Thanks for sharing.

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        pepsharada 6 years ago

        i am happy that I have this lens in my library.

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        dschandar 6 years ago

        Very interesting lens and i enjoyed with your lens. Nice lens

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        MelissaRodgz 6 years ago

        This is a great spotlight on Indian movies.

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        laki2lav 6 years ago

        I'm bookmarking this page for my wife - every time she is depressed she likes to see them.

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        arunii lm 6 years ago

        I love the cinema of Yashraj banners, guru dutt, priyadarshan, Rajkumar hirani

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        anonymous 6 years ago

        the list is a good one; although i am not a main fan of these kind of movies i do like to watch one or two from time to time

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        anonymous 7 years ago

        Thank you very much for your sharing, I love its.

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        akumar46 lm 7 years ago

        Thanks for top 10 Indian movies lens.Every film mentioned here are somewhat my favorites.Great work.

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        sujaysen 7 years ago

        Satyajit Ray is my favorite.

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        kitchen-queen 7 years ago

        Seems to me that you have indepth knowledge about your movies.

        Really impressed.

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        greenreviews 7 years ago

        I saw 3 idiots in a local art theater, It was one of my favorite films of the year

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        kguru1979 lm 7 years ago

        Very brilliant lens about Hindi movies .. I loved it...!

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        navasri 7 years ago

        Hiiiiiiiiii, very nice lnes, I love it. I really likes so many movies in this list.... .....

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        anonymous 7 years ago

        Great lens and a real tribute to Indian cinema! I love this lens and bookmarked it, thanks for sharing! - andycool

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        itsmuzza2011 7 years ago

        i aint seen many hindi films but the ones i have seen were fantastic and a singing dancing visual treat , many thanks great lens

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        nousdementor 7 years ago

        Great lens....yes i has some of my most fav movies....and yes there has to be Dil Chata hai

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        MarianaFargasch 7 years ago

        great lens! My boyfriend is Indian/Hindu (well he is American but his family are Indian) I love him to death!! Great great lens!!! :)

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        vohraaish 7 years ago

        hey.. great lens there.. I love Swades, rang de basanti and munnabhai movies...

        i think one more movie that HAS to be in there is DIL CHAHTA HAI!

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        jvsper63 7 years ago

        Very interesting lens. I really don't know a lot about About the topic, But I learned some..Thanks for sharing Nice lens!!!

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        WarcraftJunkie 7 years ago

        Thank you for creating such an informative lens. Because of your work here, I'm going to get a copy of Black and Gandhi. My tastes are pretty limited, but that's not entirely my fault! Keep up the good work, and thanks again for the enlightening content.

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        SandyPeaks 7 years ago

        Nice lens on Bollywood movies!

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        mich1908 7 years ago

        Interesting lense!

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        everythingsbaby 7 years ago

        great lens..i love bollywood movies since i was in school.thank you for the information

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        anonymous 7 years ago

        great lense, great music to listen too and very infromative amazing.

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        Cupe LM 7 years ago

        I really like the Indian movie ... one of them 3 Idiots.

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        hayleylou lm 7 years ago

        Great detailed list here :)

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        insolvelipe 7 years ago

        I enjoyed your list very much, but I feel that the greatest Indian movie ever made has to be Gandhi - without a doubt, great post.

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        Sabre1000 7 years ago

        I think "My Name is Khan" needs to be in there somewhere

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        glenanail 7 years ago

        Loved your lens! it's perfect in any sense. More to be elaborated in the forum.

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        BrandonJames926 7 years ago

        Bollywood puts out some great movies....great lens too!

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        eGuru 7 years ago

        Good lens. I didn't take Which One Is Your Favorite Movie In The 00's ? quiz as I like Munnabhai Series and 3 Idiots equally.

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        anonymous 7 years ago

        I have seen most of these movies and have loved Aamir Khan's movies and Black very much.

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        Yourshowman LM 7 years ago

        @dujow1: "Ghajini" is really one of the best movie of decade.But there was real tough competition. :-)

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        dujow1 7 years ago

        My wife and I really enjoy the movie Ghajini! It is somewhat tragic but a great love story! Didn't see it on your list but it's one of my favorites!

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        DIY-Solar-Electricity 7 years ago

        Very interesting! Presentation is very nice. I believe these are very good Bollywood movies. Thanks!

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        Stephen Carr 7 years ago from Corona, CA

        You have a lot of terrific top 10 movies lenses!

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        Ronald Tucker 7 years ago from Louisville, Kentucky

        Very interesting lens with historical signifcance. I remember seeing the movie "Ghandhi" relaeased in 1982 and directed by Richard Attenborough. Winner of several academy awards. Mahatma Ghandhi practice of civil disobedience influenced Dr. Martin Luther King's strategy for his civil rights movement in the late 1950s and throughout the 1960s(culminating with his assassination on Apri 4, 1968.

        Sir Ben Kingsley portrayal was magnificent and captured the qualities that endeared Gandhi with a universal appeal that still resounds globally to this very day.


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