Highest Grossing Hindi Movies of 1979

This list is as per the film's performance money wise at the box office in the particular year.
The order is as per revenue collected.
There are some years in which films which are regarded as classics post their release or have developed cult following among public over the years, have become box office flop at the time of their release.

The first 26 are hits and rest films in this list below were declared as box office flops in India and in few as average grossers .
all the films listed are regarded as classics except Jhoota Kahin Ka, Jaani Dushman, Natwarlal, Suraaksha
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1.
Gol Maal (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Ramprasad is a recent college graduate who finds a job with a finicky man, Bhavani Shankar, who believes... (144 mins.)
 
2.
Jaani Dushman (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A newly married bride disappears after her marriage. (154 mins.)
Director: Raj Kumar Kohli
 
3.
Sargam (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Born with a disability of not being able to talk nor hear, Hema lives with her schoolmaster dad, Chintamani... (145 mins.)
Director: K. Vishwanath
 
4.
Suhaag (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Vikram has prospered in a life of crime and lives a hedonistic, self-indulgent lifestyle. When Durga... (164 mins.)
Director: Manmohan Desai
 
5.
Amar Deep (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Raja was adopted by a criminal don (Ashok Kumar) at a very young age. After the death of the don, Raja inherits the property...
 
6.
Mr. Natwarlal (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Natwar is just a young boy when his beloved older brother and caretaker, police officer Gridharilal (Ajit)... (148 mins.)
Director: Rakesh Kumar
 
7.
Khandaan (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
The Srivastav family consists of Gaurishankar, his wife, Savitri, two sons, Vikas and Ravi, who lead a poor lifestyle in a village in India... (130 mins.)
Director: Anil Ganguly
 
8.
Tarana (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Wealthy Shyam falls in love with poor Rani. They decide to get married but apposed by parents.
Director: Deepak Bahry
 
9.
Lahu Ke Do Rang (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Inspector Raj Singh's father was killed by Shankar and his men for gold. Years later he locates them but also finds that he has a step brother Suraj who works for Shankar now known as Devi Dayal.
Director: Mahesh Bhatt
 
10.
Prem Bandhan (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Adivasi Mahua lives a poor lifestyle in a fishing village along with her widowed dad. One day the local...
Director: Ramanand Sagar
 
11.
Kartavya (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Vijay Kumar, a forest officer returns to the forest where his dad met an untimely end. Will his secret plan to snare poachers succeed? Sandalwood, ivory,animal hides and raw power is at the nexus of money and corruption. (168 mins.)
Director: Mohan Segal
 
12.
Griha Pravesh (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Amar and Mansi meet through their respective families and have an arranged marriage. Amar, a book-keeper...
 
13.
Nauker (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Widower Amar is well-off financially, and lives in a house with his daughter, and servant Dayal. His sister and brother-in-law want him to marry again... (126 mins.)
 
14.
Lok Parlok (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Amar lives a poor lifestyle along with his widowed mom in a village, and has a sweetheart in Savitri...
 
15.
Kaala Patthar (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Inspired by a true mining tragedy the film is about people from all walks of life showing courage and character to fight the forces of nature. (176 mins.)
Director: Yash Chopra
 
16.
Noorie (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
NOORIE tells a simple and touching story of Noorie and Yusuf's fearless love and dream at all cost. (120 mins.)
 
17.
Muqabla (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Sheru (Shatrughan Sinha) and Vicky (Sunil Dutt) are two gangleaders. After a series of complications... (127 mins.)
Director: Rajkumar Kohli
 
18.
Dada (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  
After wealthy Dharamdas marries Tara, they are blessed with a son, Moti, but his business suffers. His...
Director: Jugal Kishore
 
19.
Surakksha (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
In a bid to locate a missing employee, Jackson, the Central Bureau of Investigation assigns Agent Gopi to locate him... (132 mins.)
 
20.
Nalayak (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Laxman has always been the black sheep of the family, and is regarded by them as a no-good slacker. His brother...
Director: B. Padmanabham
 
21.
Hamare Tumhare (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Widower Jairaj Verma lives with his four sons in a small apartment. Three of his sons are in their teens...
Director: Umesh Mehra
 
22.
Duniya Meri Jeb Mein (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A student in a prestigious college, Vishal Khanna believes he lives a wealthy lifestyle along with his businessman brother... (139 mins.)
Director: Tinnu Anand
 
23.
Do Ladke Dono Kadke (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Two petty thieves decide to rob a house that kidnappers had decided to kidnap a child from, what results is chaos...
Director: Basu Chatterjee
 
24.
Baton Baton Mein (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Rosie Perreira is an overly anxious widow, living with her guitar-obsessed son, Sabhi, and a lovely daughter... (112 mins.)
Director: Basu Chatterjee
 
25.
Ahimsa (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  
Ahimsa in Sanskrit means non-violence. A chance encounter between two widows who lost their husbands and sons to violence sets the story going...
Director: Chand
 
26.
Meri Biwi Ki Shaadi (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Bhagawant Kumar Bhartendu, Professor in a reputed college is financially well placed & happily married to beautiful Priya...
Director: Rajat Rakshit
 
27.
Jurmana (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
(139 mins.)
 
28.
Bin Phere Hum Tere (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Jamuna lives a poor lifestyle in Gangapur with her widowed step-mother. She is of marriageable age, but instead of getting her married...
Director: Rajat Rakshit
 
29.
Prem Vivah (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
Interfering friends and family take their toll on a happily married Indian couple.
Director: Basu Chatterjee
 
30.
Hum Tere Ashiq Hain (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Recently widowed Thakur Vikram Singh left India the same time the British did along with his son, Anand...
Director: Prem Sagar
 
31.
Janta Hawaldar (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Janta, a beautiful naive simple minded young man who wants to join the police force in the following...
Director: Mehmood
 
32.
Dil Kaa Heera (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
After the passing away of his wife, Sudha, widower Rajat Sharma looks after their only child, Munna...
Director: Dulal Guha
 
33.
Ahsaas (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Sudarshan Sahni would like his son, Raju, to marry his Europe-based friend's daughter, Rita, but Raju is in love with Anu... (144 mins.)
Director: Surindara Suri
 
34.
Inspector Eagle (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
 
35.
The Great Gambler (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Jai (Amitabh Bachchan) is an expert gambler, and has been so as long as he can remember, and has never lost a game...
Director: Shakti Samanta
 
36.
Dhongee (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Director: Ashok Roy
 
37.
Junoon (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Set during the 1857 War of Independence, an obsessed Indian Nawab desires to wed a young Anglo-Indian woman, but the girl's obstinate mother stands between them. (141 mins.)
Director: Shyam Benegal
 
38.
Manzil (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Ajay Chandra, a hard working and ambitious young man, who dreams of bigger things than a small job. He has dreams of starting his own business... (113 mins.)
Director: Basu Chatterjee
 
39.
Gautam Govinda (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Impressed with the dedication shown by Police Inspector Gautam, the Commissioner of Police assigns him to police a lawless town... (131 mins.)
Director: Subhash Ghai
 
40.
Atmaram (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Sohanlal Kanwar
 
41.
Meera (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Circa Mughal rule in India, the Rajputs get together to discuss the ouster of Badshah Akbar, who is now the Emperor of Hindustan (India)... (155 mins.)
Director: Gulzar
 
42.
Shikshaa (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Vijay Gupta lives a wealthy lifestyle in Bombay along with his businessman dad, Dwarkadas, and housewife mom... (125 mins.)
Director: S. Ramanathan
 
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44.
Jhoota Kahin Ka (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
The Rai family consists of four: father, mother, Shanti, and two sons, Ajay and Vijay. While traveling on a ship...
Director: Ravi Tandon