20 Best Bollywood Films (1998 to 2012)

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1.
Kahaani (2012)
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A pregnant woman's search for her missing husband takes her from London to Kolkata, but everyone she questions denies having ever met him. (122 mins.)
Director: Sujoy Ghosh
 
2.
3 Idiots (2009)
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Two friends are searching for their long lost companion. They revisit their college days and recall the memories of their friend who inspired them to think differently, even as the rest of the world called them "idiots". (170 mins.)
Director: Rajkumar Hirani
 
3.
Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India (2001)
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The people of a small village in Victorian India stake their future on a game of cricket against their ruthless British rulers. (224 mins.)
 
4.
Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998)
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During their college years, Anjali was in love with her best-friend Rahul, but he had eyes only for Tina. Years later, Rahul and the now-deceased Tina's eight-year-old daughter attempts to reunite her father and Anjali. (177 mins.)
Director: Karan Johar
 
5.
Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. (2003)
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A gangster sets out to fulfill his father's dream of becoming a doctor. (156 mins.)
Director: Rajkumar Hirani
 
6.
Chak de! India (2007)
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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
 
7.
Bhool Bhulaiyaa (2007)
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When U.S.-based Siddharth visits his Indian home town with his new wife, he insists they stay at the ancestral home... (159 mins.)
Director: Priyadarshan
 
8.
Hungama (2003)
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The story of a bunch of misfits whose misconception about each others backgrounds end up in a series of chaotic, yet comic outcomes. (153 mins.)
Director: Priyadarshan
 
9.
Hum Tum (2004)
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A novel look at the eternal battle of the sexes and the trials and tribulations of Karan and Rhea and their attempts to understand each other. (142 mins.)
Director: Kunal Kohli
 
10.
Vicky Donor (2012)
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A man is brought in by an infertility doctor to supply him with his sperm, where he becomes the biggest sperm donor for his clinic. (126 mins.)
Director: Shoojit Sircar
 
11.
Mohabbatein (2000)
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Two stubborn men with opposing beliefs battle each other - three love stories are at stake. (216 mins.)
Director: Aditya Chopra
 
12.
Dhoom 2 (2006)
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Jai and Ali return, this time on the trail of an international thief who steals priceless artifacts and has chosen Mumbai as his next target. (152 mins.)
Director: Sanjay Gadhvi
 
13.
Lage Raho Munna Bhai (2006)
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Munna Bhai embarks on a journey with Mahatma Gandhi in order to fight against a corrupt property dealer. (144 mins.)
Director: Rajkumar Hirani
 
14.
Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011)
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Three friends decide to turn their fantasy vacation into reality after one of their number becomes engaged. (155 mins.)
Director: Zoya Akhtar
 
15.
A Wednesday (2008)
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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
 
16.
Mission Kashmir (2000)
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A police officer adopts the son and sole survivor of a family he has massacred while pursuing a terrorist. After some time the foster son finds out what the stepfather did. (154 mins.)
 
17.
LOC: Kargil (2003)
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1999 India-Pakistan Kargil war. Based on the true story. (255 mins.)
Director: J.P. Dutta
 
18.
Agneepath (2012)
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A young boy's father is lynched before his eyes; fifteen years later he returns home for revenge. (174 mins.)
Director: Karan Malhotra
 
19.
Rang De Basanti (2006)
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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.)