My top 30 bollywood movies of all time.......!!

From old classics to modern day magics, this list embraces movies which have so many pulses to share with you, be it in terms of acting, direction, musical flow, romance or mystery..........!!
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1.
Johnny Gaddaar (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Police officers recount a tale of missing money which results in lies, deceit, betrayal and death. (135 mins.)
Director: Sriram Raghavan
“ Best caper thriller of all time. Perfect blend of editing, acting and direction. Very effective tribute to 1970 cinema.........!! ” - touchappu
 
2.
Dev D (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
After breaking up with his childhood sweetheart, a young man finds solace in drugs. Meanwhile, a teenage girl is caught in the world of prostitution. Will they be destroyed, or will they find redemption? (144 mins.)
Director: Anurag Kashyap
“ Anurag Kashyap's cinema, atleast 5 years ahead of its time. Rock solid music which provides smashing acceleration to the flow. Acting is damn realistic and direction is top-notch.........!! ” - touchappu
 
3.
Like Stars on Earth (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
An eight-year-old boy is thought to be a lazy trouble-maker, until the new art teacher has the patience and compassion to discover the real problem behind his struggles in school. (165 mins.)
Director: Aamir Khan
“ Every single frame is meaningful to watch. Life comes freshly brewed in this masterpiece from the perfectionist..........!! ” - touchappu
 
4.
Swades (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A successful Indian scientist returns to an Indian village to take his nanny to America with him and in the process rediscovers his roots. (210 mins.)
“ Shahrukh Khan, the potential of this mega-star is smartly crafted by a patriotic director Ashutosh Govarikar. All the elements are simply perfect..........!! ” - touchappu
 
5.
Yuva (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Michael, Arjun and Lallan, three men from three different stratas of society, cross paths one morning in Calcutta and change one another's lives forever. (161 mins.)
Director: Mani Ratnam
“ Mani Ratnam's take on youth of India. Power pack performances from Ajay, Abhi and Vivek. Closest to heart climax, I wish it could be true someday.........!! ” - touchappu
 
6.
Rang De Basanti (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
This story is about six friends who help an English filmmaker create a documentary about Indian freedom struggle. During filming, this group of friends learn about those before them and the importance of fighting for their rights. (157 mins.)
“ It's all about a blast out of the current system from the modern day youth using the spirited ingredient of Bhagatism.........!! ” - touchappu
 
7.
Saathiya (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A couple elopes to get married and set up home hoping that just love will do the trick - but that's just the beginning of their story. (138 mins.)
Director: Shaad Ali
“ Most romantic moments on-screen shared by Vivek and Rani and it deals with the underlying responsibilities one has to take care of his/her better half........!! ” - touchappu
 
8.
Teesri Manzil (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A woman blames a nightclub drummer for the suspicious death of her sister, and seeks revenge. However, the pair work together to solve the mystery and become romantically involved, after he introduces himself under another name. (172 mins.)
Director: Vijay Anand
“ The real charisma of Shammi Kapoor mixed with suspense and thrills. Music setting the mood of the storyline and editing simply perfect........!! ” - touchappu
 
9.
Chak de! India (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Kabir Khan is the coach of the Indian Women's National Hockey Team and his dream is to make his all girls team emerge victorious against all odds. (153 mins.)
Director: Shimit Amin
“ Wonderful story about leadership quality which magnifies that not only the talented team but also the multi-talented leader leads to the victory of any team........!! ” - touchappu
 
10.
The Legend of Bhagat Singh (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
The story of a young revolutionary who raised an armed resistance against the British rule in India. (155 mins.)
“ Only two words are more than enough.........Perfectly edited.........!! ” - touchappu
 
11.
Hera Pheri (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Three unemployed men find the answer to all their money problems when they recieve a call from a kidnapper. However, things do not go as planned. (156 mins.)
Director: Priyadarshan
 
12.
Dil Chahta Hai (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Three inseparable childhood friends are just out of college. Nothing comes between them - until they each fall in love, and their wildly different approaches to relationships creates tension. (183 mins.)
Director: Farhan Akhtar
 
13.
Page 3 (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A look at Mumbai's socialite party circle world through the eyes of a Page 3 journalist. (139 mins.)
 
14.
Sarfarosh (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
After his brother is killed and father severly injured by terrorists, a young med student quits his studies to join the Indian Police Service to wipe out the terrorists. (174 mins.)
 
15.
Lage Raho Munna Bhai (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Munna Bhai embarks on a journey with Mahatma Gandhi in order to fight against a corrupt property dealer. (144 mins.)
Director: Rajkumar Hirani
 
16.
Silsila (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Can an unconventional love that runs afoul of societal expectations survive? (182 mins.)
Director: Yash Chopra
 
17.
Sholay (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
After his family is murdered by a notorious and ruthless bandit, a former police officer enlists the services of two outlaws to capture the bandit. (198 mins.)
Director: Ramesh Sippy
 
18.
Amar Akbar Anthony (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Three brothers are separated and united after many years - one is brought up a Hindu, another a Muslim and the last (and most memorable) a Christian. Hilarity and adventure ensues. (184 mins.)
Director: Manmohan Desai
 
19.
Guide (1965)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
A tour guide falls in love with a married woman, and helps her rediscover her love for dance. (183 mins.)
Director: Vijay Anand
 
20.
Andaz Apna Apna (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Two slackers competing for the affections of an heiress, inadvertently become her protectors from an evil criminal. (160 mins.)
 
21.
Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
The people of a small village in Victorian India stake their future on a game of cricket against their ruthless British rulers. (224 mins.)
 
22.
Dor (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Two woman --different backgrounds, miles apart, and strangers to each other-- are linked by tragedy. Their new-found friendship is tested as one holds the fate of the other's husband in her hands. (147 mins.)
Director: Nagesh Kukunoor
 
23.
Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A young girl meets the doppelganger of her deceased boyfriend and now has a chance to find the people who have murdered him. (172 mins.)
Director: Rakesh Roshan
 
24.
Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Nandini has to choose between Sameer, the man who taught her to fall in love; and Vanraj, the man from whom she learnt how to abide and fulfill promises of love. (188 mins.)
 
25.
Jodhaa Akbar (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A sixteenth century love story about a marriage of alliance that gave birth to true love between a great Mughal emperor, Akbar, and a Rajput princess, Jodha. (213 mins.)
 
26.
Mr. India (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
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. (179 mins.)
Director: Shekhar Kapur
 
27.
A Wednesday (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A retiring police officer reminisces about the most astounding day of his career. About a case that was never filed but continues to haunt him in his memories - the case of a man and a Wednesday. (104 mins.)
Director: Neeraj Pandey
 
28.
Mumbai Meri Jaan (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Five people whose lives are affected by the 2006 Mumbai train bombings. (134 mins.)
Director: Nishikant Kamat
 
29.
Shaurya: It Takes Courage to Make Right... Right (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A army lawyer goes out of his way to defend an army officer charged with the homicide of a decorated officer. (149 mins.)
Director: Samar Khan
 
30.
Namastey London (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A man takes his thoroughly-British daughter to his home country, India. There, he arranges her marriage to someone she considers a fool. The daughter attempts to outwit them, but the groom quietly and patiently hatches his own plan. (128 mins.)