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1. Tamas (1986– )

297 min | Drama

8.9
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This TV miniseries ("Darkness" in English) became famous in India in the mid/late 80s for its realistic depiction of the partition of the Indian subcontinent. In 1947, the sub continent ... See full summary »

Stars: Om Puri, Deepa Sahi, Amrish Puri, Bhisham Sahni

Votes: 231

2. Thalapathi (1991)

Not Rated | 157 min | Crime, Drama

8.6
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Surya (Rajnikanth) is an orphan raised in a slum. He finds a friend in the local Godfather (Mamooty). They rule the town and forms a parallel government. Things are well until new district ... See full summary »

Director: Mani Ratnam | Stars: Rajinikanth, Mammootty, Shobana, Arvind Swamy

Votes: 4,983

3. Nippu Ravva (1993)

Action, Drama

8.6
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Director: A. Kodandarami Reddy | Stars: Nandamuri Bala Krishna, Vijayshanti, Amrish Puri, Raogopalrao

Votes: 7

4. Forest (I) (1973)

141 min | Drama

8.6
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A son after his mother's death builds a forest on his own after a saint shows him the right place for digging up a well for watering trees.

Director: Girish Karnad | Stars: Lokesh, Nandini, G.S. Narataj, Amrish Puri

Votes: 19

5. Ramayana: The Legend of Prince Rama (1992)

170 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

8.5
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An anime adaptation of the Hindu myth the Ramayana, where the avatar Sri Ram combats the wicked king Ravana.

Directors: Ram Mohan, Yûgô Sakô, Koichi Saski | Stars: Catherine Battistone, Richard Cansino, Bryan Cranston, Mari Devon

Votes: 775

6. Chann Pardesee (1980)

147 min | Drama

8.5
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In a small town in the state of Punjab, India, lives a honest farm worker, Harnek Singh alias Nek, who works hard for his employer, Jagirdar Joginder Singh. Nek is in love with village ... See full summary »

Director: Chitraarth | Stars: Raj Babbar, Rama Vij, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Amrish Puri

Votes: 48

7. Kala Pani (1996)

178 min | Action, Drama

8.4
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Govardhan, a doctor by profession, is wrongly accused of bombing a train and is jailed by the British in Cellular Jail, also known as Kala Pani, in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. He witnesses the sufferings of hundreds of Indian prisoners there.

Director: Priyadarshan | Stars: Mohanlal, Amrish Puri, Prabhu, Tabu

Votes: 2,012

8. Shantata! Court Chalu Aahe (1971)

138 min | Drama

8.4
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Shantata. Court Chalu Aahe is political and social satire on meddle-class society's hypocrisy.

Director: Satyadev Dubey | Stars: Arvind Deshpande, Sulabha Deshpande, Eknath Hattangadi, Amol Palekar

Votes: 33

9. Raj Kapoor (1987)

75 min | Biography

8.4
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Director: Siddharth Kak | Stars: Prithviraj Kapoor, Raj Kapoor, Shammi Kapoor, Shashi Kapoor

Votes: 61

10. Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995)

Not Rated | 181 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

8.2
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When Raj meets Simran in Europe, it isn't love at first sight but when Simran moves to India for an arranged marriage, love makes its presence felt.

Director: Aditya Chopra | Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Amrish Puri, Farida Jalal

Votes: 49,245

11. Ardh Satya (1983)

130 min | Crime, Drama

8.2
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A newly appointed police rookie deals with corruption, romance, and brutality.

Director: Govind Nihalani | Stars: Om Puri, Smita Patil, Amrish Puri, Shafi Inamdar

Votes: 1,223

12. Aditya 369 (1991)

140 min | Family, Sci-Fi, Adventure

8.2
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A group of children use a time machine to investigate a robbery. The protagonist couple, in their attempt to rescue the kids, get stuck in the machine and travel all the way back to the ... See full summary »

Director: Singeetham Srinivasa Rao | Stars: Nandamuri Bala Krishna, Mohini, Amrish Puri, Suthi Velu

Votes: 1,084

13. Gandhi (1982)

PG | 191 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.1
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Gandhi's character is fully explained as a man of nonviolence. Through his patience, he is able to drive the British out of the subcontinent. And the stubborn nature of Jinnah and his commitment towards Pakistan is portrayed.

Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Ben Kingsley, John Gielgud, Candice Bergen, Edward Fox

Votes: 182,302

14. Maya (1967–1968)

60 min | Adventure

8.1
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Two teenagers travel around India on Maya, orphan Raji's elephant, looking for Terry's father who is assumed to have been killed by a man eating tiger.

Stars: Jay North, Sajid Khan, Iftekhar, I.S. Johar

Votes: 62

15. Aakrosh (1980)

144 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.0
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A public prosecutor discovers the harsh realities about life of the scheduled tribes in India during 1980s while defending a case of a tribesman charged of murdering his wife.

Director: Govind Nihalani | Stars: Naseeruddin Shah, Smita Patil, Amrish Puri, Om Puri

Votes: 518

16. The Seventh Horse of the Sun (1992)

130 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
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A man shares some lazy memories about his friend, Manek Mulla, who had a knack for telling stories. On this particular afternoon, Manek narrates a 'unique' love affair with the help of ... See full summary »

Director: Shyam Benegal | Stars: Rajit Kapoor, Raghuvir Yadav, Siraj Ahmed, Rakesh Dhar

Votes: 515

17. Jagadeka Veerudu Athiloka Sundari (1990)

153 min | Action, Comedy, Family

8.0
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A man finds a ring that gives the bearer great power but the goddess to whom the ring belongs wants it back.

Director: K. Raghavendra Rao | Stars: Chiranjeevi, Sridevi, Tanikella Bharani, Brahmanandam

Votes: 444

18. Lakshya (2004)

186 min | War, Drama, Romance

7.9
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An aimless, jobless, irresponsible grown man joins the army and matures into a battlefield hero.

Director: Farhan Akhtar | Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Hrithik Roshan, Preity Zinta, Om Puri

Votes: 13,990 | Gross: $0.75M

19. Mr. India (1987)

179 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.8
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A poor but big-hearted man takes orphans into his home. After discovering his scientist father's invisibility device, he rises to the occasion and fights to save his children and all of India from the clutches of a megalomaniac.

Director: Shekhar Kapur | Stars: Anil Kapoor, Sridevi, Amrish Puri, Satish Kaushik

Votes: 8,783

20. Damini (1993)

175 min | Crime, Drama

7.8
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The theme revolves around the character Damini who represents truth and innocence. After her marriage in renowned wealthy family, Damini happens to see a cruel act done by her ... See full summary »

Director: Rajkumar Santoshi | Stars: Meenakshi Sheshadri, Tinnu Anand, Sulabha Arya, Suhas Bhalekar

Votes: 2,139

21. Shakti (1982)

166 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.8
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A scrupulously honest cop refuses kidnappers' demands at grave risk to the life of his son. The son is rescued but lives forever scarred by his father's willingness to sacrifice his own son... See full summary »

Director: Ramesh Sippy | Stars: Dilip Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan, Rakhee Gulzar, Smita Patil

Votes: 1,481

22. Nayak: The Real Hero (2001)

187 min | Drama, Action

7.8
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A man accepts a challenge by the chief minister of Maharashtra to run the state for one day, and makes such a success of it that soon he is embroiled in political intrigue.

Director: S. Shankar | Stars: Anil Kapoor, Rani Mukerji, Amrish Puri, Johnny Lever

Votes: 8,198

23. Kalyug (1981)

152 min | Drama

7.8
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This movie tells story of fierce and total competition of two related business families in the days of license raaj India.The overall plot is based on Mahabharat.This movie shows that how ... See full summary »

Director: Shyam Benegal | Stars: Shashi Kapoor, Rekha, Raj Babbar, Kulbhushan Kharbanda

Votes: 390

24. Manthan (1976)

134 min | Drama

7.8
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Dr.Rao (Girih Karnad) is a Vetinary doc, who comes to this village with the aim of starting a Milk Co-operative society for the welfare of the villagers. But the wealthy businessman ... See full summary »

Director: Shyam Benegal | Stars: Abha Dhulia, Rajendra Jaspal, Girish Karnad, Kulbhushan Kharbanda

Votes: 296

25. Paapi (1977)

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Long lost siblings grow up on opposite sides of the law; the girl becomes a thief and the boy becomes a police officer.

Director: O.P. Ralhan | Stars: Sunil Dutt, Sanjeev Kumar, Zeenat Aman, Reena Roy

Votes: 37

26. Khiladi No 1 (1997)

Action

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Stars: Chiranjeevi, Amrish Puri, Vijayshanti

Votes: 11

27. Ghayal (1990)

163 min | Action, Crime, Romance

7.7
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Ajay Mehra, an amateur boxer, takes revenge against Balwant Rai, a crooked businessman, after his elder brother is killed.

Director: Rajkumar Santoshi | Stars: Sunny Deol, Meenakshi Sheshadri, Amrish Puri, Moushumi Chatterjee

Votes: 2,977

28. Droh Kaal (1994)

162 min | Drama, Thriller

7.7
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Riveting suspense thriller about a dedicated cop who leads an under-cover squad against a group of terrorists. He manages to capture their leader, but finds himself and his family mentally ... See full summary »

Director: Govind Nihalani | Stars: Om Puri, Naseeruddin Shah, Mita Vasisht, Annu Kapoor

Votes: 290

29. Kondura (The Sage from the Sea) (1978)

137 min

7.7
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Jogamma is the widow of Brahmin Pandit Range Rao, and lives in a coastal village in Southern India along with her two married sons, Narsimha, who is married to Seethamma and has two sons; ... See full summary »

Director: Shyam Benegal | Stars: Shekhar Chatterjee, Sulabha Deshpande, Satyadev Dubey, Jhansi

Votes: 41

30. Sat Sri Akal (1977)

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Director: Chaman Nillay | Stars: Sunil Dutt, Reena Roy, Shatrughan Sinha, Prem Nath

Votes: 6

31. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)

PG | 118 min | Action, Adventure

7.6
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After arriving in India, Indiana Jones is asked by a desperate village to find a mystical stone. He agrees, and stumbles upon a secret cult plotting a terrible plan in the catacombs of an ancient palace.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Harrison Ford, Kate Capshaw, Jonathan Ke Quan, Amrish Puri

Votes: 351,580 | Gross: $179.87M

32. Nishant (1975)

140 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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Vishwam (Naseeruddin Shah) is the youngest brother of the powerful and influential village Zamindar (Amrish Puri). The Zamindar will not hesitate to do anything for the welfare and ... See full summary »

Director: Shyam Benegal | Stars: Girish Karnad, Shabana Azmi, Anant Nag, Amrish Puri

Votes: 341

33. Bhumika (1977)

142 min | Drama

7.6
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Coming from a poor and destitute family, Urvashi is encouraged by her mother, Shanta (Sualbha Deshpande) to be on more than friendly terms with a much older male, Keshav Dalvi (Amol Palekar... See full summary »

Director: Shyam Benegal | Stars: Smita Patil, Anant Nag, Naseeruddin Shah, Amrish Puri

Votes: 355

34. Aghaat (1985)

138 min | Drama, Crime

7.6
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Madhav Verma (Om Puri) is a dedicated, honest, and diligent union representative. He represents the majority of the employees in an organization, which recognizes his union. However, there ... See full summary »

Director: Govind Nihalani | Stars: Om Puri, Gopi, Pankaj Kapur, Naseeruddin Shah

Votes: 94

35. Duniya (1984)

169 min | Action, Drama

7.6
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Mohan Kumar's diligence and honesty lands him in trouble with Balwant Singh Kalra, Jugal Kishore Ahuja, and Mr. Bhandari. Together the trio frame and imprison Mohan and make him watch ... See full summary »

Director: Ramesh Talwar | Stars: Ashok Kumar, Dilip Kumar, Rishi Kapoor, Amrita Singh

Votes: 81

36. Mandi (1983)

167 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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This classic film is based on a classic Urdu short story 'Aanandi' by Pakistani writer Ghulam Abbas. It deals with a brothel at the heart of a city, in an area that some politicians want ... See full summary »

Director: Shyam Benegal | Stars: Shabana Azmi, Smita Patil, Naseeruddin Shah, Amrish Puri

Votes: 505

37. Mashaal (1984)

162 min | Action, Drama, Family

7.5
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A chain of events changes Raja's life - from black marketer to journalist to an underworld Don and a Racketeer in order to combat Vardhan.

Director: Yash Chopra | Stars: Anil Kapoor, Dilip Kumar, Waheeda Rehman, Rati Agnihotri

Votes: 465

38. Virasat (1997)

165 min | Drama, Family, Musical

7.5
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After completing his studies in London, England, Shakti Thakur returns home to India in a small town where his family resides. Accompanying him is his leggy girlfriend, Anita, who he is in ... See full summary »

Director: Priyadarshan | Stars: Anil Kapoor, Tabu, Pooja Batra, Milind Gunaji

Votes: 2,008

39. Chachi 420 (1997)

155 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.4
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Desperation to be with his only child forces a divorced man to take the guise of the child's nanny. Situations get really messy when the child's grandfather (the man's ex-father-in-law) falls in love with his disguised ex-son-in-law.

Director: Kamal Haasan | Stars: Kamal Haasan, Amrish Puri, Om Puri, Tabu

Votes: 8,969

40. Waaris (1988)

150 min | Drama

7.4
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Multi-millionaire widower Kishan Singh prepare a will which states that his ancestral property is equally divided among his two sons, Gajjan and Dulla while the son of Gajjan, Shravan shall... See full summary »

Director: Ravindra Peepat | Stars: Smita Patil, Amrita Singh, Raj Babbar, Raj Kiran

Votes: 84

41. Sawan Ko Aane Do (1979)

153 min | Musical, Drama, Romance

7.4
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Birju lives in a small village and likes to sing. The village zamindar's city-educated daughter, Chandrika returns to the village and is thrilled by Birju's voice. She encourages him to ... See full summary »

Director: Kanak Mishra | Stars: Rita Bhaduri, Arun Govil, Jankidas, Pinchoo Kapoor

Votes: 35

42. Aakhari Poratam (1988)

Action, Drama

7.4
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Director: K. Raghavendra Rao | Stars: Sridevi, Nagarjuna Akkineni, Amrish Puri, Satyanarayana Kaikala

Votes: 64

43. Party (1984)

110 min | Drama

7.3
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A planned social gathering is held to commemorate Divakar Barve for the award he receive pertaining his contributions to Indian Arts and films. The social event is greeted by some important... See full summary »

Director: Govind Nihalani | Stars: Deepa Sahi, Ila Arun, Raju Barot, Mohan Bhandari

Votes: 145

44. Gardish (1993)

Crime, Drama

7.3
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Shiva is being groomed to become a policeman just like his father Purshottam Sathe. When his father refuses to let the son of a local MLA illegally park his car, Purshottam is transferred ... See full summary »

Director: Priyadarshan | Stars: Jackie Shroff, Amrish Puri, Dimple Kapadia, Farida Jalal

Votes: 624

45. Vijeta (1982)

151 min | Drama

7.3
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Vijeta (The Victor) is the coming of age story of Angad (Kunal Kapoor). Confused like any other teenager trying to find himself and caught in between the marital problems of his mother ... See full summary »

Director: Govind Nihalani | Stars: Shashi Kapoor, Rekha, Supriya Pathak, Kunal Kapoor

Votes: 202

46. Ghatak: Lethal (1996)

158 min | Action, Drama, Romance

7.3
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Unable to witness the injustice and brutality inflict on the residents by a tyrannical gangster, Katya, in a small Indian village in India; Kashinath alias Kashi decides to single-handily ... See full summary »

Director: Rajkumar Santoshi | Stars: Sunny Deol, Meenakshi Sheshadri, Danny Denzongpa, Anjan Srivastav

Votes: 2,318

47. Hulchul (1971)

149 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

7.3
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A man overhears a murder plot and telephones three different women, all who share the potential victim's name.

Director: O.P. Ralhan | Stars: O.P. Ralhan, Prem Chopra, Madan Puri, Gajanan Jagirdar

Votes: 54

48. Meri Jung (1985)

164 min | Drama

7.3
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Two top lawyers battle against each other while the whole city witnesses the battle.

Director: Subhash Ghai | Stars: Beena Banerjee, Rajan Haksar, A.K. Hangal, Iftekhar

Votes: 746

49. Begaana (1986)

Drama

7.3
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Anand Mathur lives a middle-class lifestyle along with his sister, Asha, and retired Magistrate and widower dad in Bombay's suburbs and studies in Mithibai College of Arts. He wins the ... See full summary »

Director: Ambrish Sangal | Stars: Rati Agnihotri, Arun Bakshi, Mohan Choti, Leena Das

Votes: 20

50. Vidhaata (1982)

168 min | Action, Drama

7.2
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When a Police inspector is killed by a band of thugs, his grieving father Samsher Singh seeks justice. Pratap Singh has left behind a pregnant widow, who dies in chidbirth, leaving Samsher ... See full summary »

Director: Subhash Ghai | Stars: Tom Alter, Harbans Darshan M. Arora, Birbal, Krishan Dhawan

Votes: 224