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1.
No One Killed Jessica (2011)
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A journalist, who is more of an activist teams up with the sister of a murdered model, as she gets interested in the case and wants to bring justice to her case. (136 mins.)
Director: Raj Kumar Gupta
 
2.
Devdas (2002)
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After his wealthy family prohibits him from marrying the woman he is in love with, Devdas Mukherjee's life spirals further and further out of control as he takes up alcohol and a life of vice to numb the pain. (185 mins.)
 
3.
Satya (1998)
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A young man named Satya (J.D Chakravarthy) comes to Mumbai from South India in search of a job. Jailed for something he did not do... (170 mins.)
Director: Ram Gopal Varma
 
4.
Rockstar (2011)
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Janardhan Jakhar chases his dreams of becoming a big Rock star, during which he falls in love with Heer. (159 mins.)
Director: Imtiaz Ali
 
5.
Vivah (2006)
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Poonam, a traditionally brought-up young woman, is to marry Prem, a groom chosen by her uncle. Poonam and Prem's faith and love are to be tested however, when an accident occurs and Poonam might be scarred for life. (160 mins.)
 
6.
Chak de! India (2007)
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A disgraced hockey player coaches the women's national team to win back his honor and dignity. (153 mins.)
Director: Shimit Amin
 
7.
Sarfarosh (1999)
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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.)
 
8.
Taal (1999)
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On a sight-seeing road trip of India, U.K. based Manav Mehta meets Mansi, the daughter of a singer, Tarababu... (179 mins.)
Director: Subhash Ghai
 
9.
Jab We Met (2007)
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A depressed wealthy businessman finds his life changing after he meets a spunky and care-free young woman. (138 mins.)
Director: Imtiaz Ali
 
10.
1942: A Love Story (1994)
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A young Indian couple, both from wealthy backgrounds, find themselves caught up in the 1940's Indian revolutionary movement against their families whom are under the thumb a sadistic British general. (157 mins.)
 
11.
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
 
12.
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
 
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.
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
 
15.
Khal Nayak (1993)
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Ballu (Sanjay Dutt), a notorious, cunning, and unscrupulous criminal who's wanted by the police for a plethora of murders and thefts... (190 mins.)
Director: Subhash Ghai
 
16.
Black (2005)
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The cathartic tale of a deaf, mute and blind girl, and her teacher who brings a ray of light into her world of BLACK. (122 mins.)
 
17.
Chachi 420 (1997)
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Wealthy Janki falls in love with poor Jaiprakash, much to the displeasure of her parents, and ends up getting married... (155 mins.)
Director: Kamal Haasan
 
18.
Mera Naam Joker (1970)
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Raju is a joker, a clown. It is what he is and what he always shall be. As his life story unfolds in three chapters... (224 mins.)
Director: Raj Kapoor
 
19.
Dil Chahta Hai (2001)
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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
 
20.
Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995)
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A young man and woman - both of Indian descent but born and raised in Britain - fall in love during a trip to Switzerland. However, the girl's traditional father takes her back to India to fulfill a betrothal promise. (189 mins.)
Director: Aditya Chopra
 
21.
Ghajini (2008)
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A short-term memory loss patient sets out on his journey to avenge the death of his beloved girl. (183 mins.)
Director: A.R. Murugadoss
 
22.
Paa (2009)
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A father tries to help his son cope with a rare condition that causes the young boy to age beyond his years. (133 mins.)
Director: R. Balki
 
23.
Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke (1993)
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Rahul Malhotra (Aamir Khan) is the manager of the heavily in debt family business. He is also the guardian of his dead sister's mischievous kids... (163 mins.)
Director: Mahesh Bhatt
 
24.
Hum Tum (2004)
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Karan Kapoor and Rhea Prakash meet for the first time in a flight bound from Delhi to New York. They... (142 mins.)
Director: Kunal Kohli
 
25.
Jaane Tu... Ya Jaane Na (2008)
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Two best friends being convinced that they are not in love search for each other's love. (155 mins.)
Director: Abbas Tyrewala
 
26.
Om Shanti Om (2007)
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In the 1970s, Om, an aspiring actor, is murdered, but is immediately reincarnated into the present day. He attempts to discover the mystery of his demise and find Shanti, the love of his previous life. (162 mins.)
Director: Farah Khan
 
27.
Gupt: The Hidden Truth (1997)
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Governor Jaisingh Sinha is murdered and the needle of suspicion points towards his estranged son, Sahil Sinha who must prove his innocence. (173 mins.)
Director: Rajiv Rai
 
28.
Salaam Namaste (2005)
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Salaam Namaste is about two Indians who have left their houses to make a life on their own, and how they meet and how they tackle their own relationships and problems and overcome them themselves without their families. (158 mins.)
Director: Siddharth Anand
 
29.
Khamoshi: The Musical (1996)
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Goa based Joseph Braganza and his wife Flavy, devout Catholics, are both deaf and mute. He makes a living selling soap bars door to door... (159 mins.)
 
30.
Mr India (1987)
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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. (179 mins.)
Director: Shekhar Kapur
 
31.
My Name Is Khan (2010)
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An Indian Muslim man with Asperger's syndrome takes a challenge to speak to the President seriously, and embarks on a cross-country journey. (165 mins.)
Director: Karan Johar
 
32.
Parineeta (2005)
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The lifelong romance between Lolita (Balan) and Shekar (Khan) is upset by the arrival of another man. (130 mins.)
Director: Pradeep Sarkar
 
33.
Peepli (Live) (2010)
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An impoverished farmer's threat to end his life invites attention from politicians and media. (95 mins.)
 
34.
Like Stars on Earth (2007)
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An eight-year-old boy is thought to be lazy and a 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
 
35.
Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak (1988)
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A young man and young woman fall in love against their feuding fathers' wishes; Romeo and Juliet set in contemporary India. (162 mins.)
Director: Mansoor Khan
 
36.
Rang De Basanti (2006)
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The story of six young Indians who assist an English Woman to film a documentary on the extremist freedom fighters from their past, and the events that lead them to relive the long forgotten saga of freedom. (157 mins.)
 
37.
Saajan (1991)
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Aman (Sanjay Dutt) is a poor, handicapped orphan who is befriended by wealthy Akash Verma (Salman Khan) during his childhood... (181 mins.)
 
38.
Tere Naam (2003)
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Problems arise when Radhey Mohan, a delinquent falls in love with a girl named Nirjara. (132 mins.)
Director: Satish Kaushik
 
39.
Singham (2011)
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A humiliated gangster uses his influence and goon power to terrorize a newly transferred police officer. (143 mins.)
Director: Rohit Shetty
 
40.
Love Aaj Kal (2009)
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An old-fashioned romantic tells his personal love story to a modern man who has just broken up with his girlfriend. Has love really ever changed? (128 mins.)
Director: Imtiaz Ali
 
41.
Wake Up Sid (2009)
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A spoiled young adult living in Mumbai experiences a change in his lazy ways when he meets a woman at a party, who inspires him to "wake up". (138 mins.)
Director: Ayan Mukherji
 
42.
Hum Aapke Hain Koun...! (1994)
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Prem, a top student, is learning the ropes of business under his elder brother Rajesh and his uncle Kailashnath... (206 mins.)
 
43.
Fire (1996)
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Ashok runs a family business that sells takeout food that also has a video rental store at the side... (108 mins.)
Director: Deepa Mehta
 
44.
Rock On!! (2008)
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Four friends reunite to relive their moments of glory as a rock band. (145 mins.)
Director: Abhishek Kapoor
 
45.
Roja (1992)
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Roja lives in a Tamil village, and her sister is about to marry a man from the city, who decides to marry Roja instead and gets a job assignment in Kashmir, where some militants decide to kidnap them. (137 mins.)
Director: Mani Ratnam
 
46.
Bombay (1995)
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A Hindu man and a Muslim woman fall in love in a small village and move to Mumbai, where the have two children. However, growing religious tensions and erupting riots threaten to tear the family apart. (141 mins.)
Director: Mani Ratnam
 
47.
My Brother... Nikhil (2005)
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Famous swimmer Nikhil Kapoor (Suri) deals with the repercussions of announcing the fact that he has HIV/AIDS. (120 mins.)
Director: Onir
 
48.
Rakhta Charitra 2 (2010)
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After avenging the death of his father and brother, a man must now content with another vengeful male. (135 mins.)
Director: Ram Gopal Varma
 
49.
Rakhta Charitra (2010)
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A killer bandit decides to become a politician in order to avenge deaths in his family. (125 mins.)
Director: Ram Gopal Varma
 
50.
Delhi Belly (2011)
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Three struggling room-mates unknowingly become potential prey of a ruthless gangster. (103 mins.)
 
51.
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 her husband. (122 mins.)
Director: Sujoy Ghosh
 
52.
Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa (1994)
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Sunil and some of his friends manage their own orchestra by performing at weddings and special occasions... (158 mins.)
Director: Kundan Shah
 
53.
Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
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A Mumbai teen reflects on his upbringing in the slums when he is accused of cheating on the Indian Version of "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?" (120 mins.)
 
54.
Border (1997)
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In 1971, along the border region of Longewala, a small battalion of Indian soldiers go up against a 2000-(armed) soldier Pakistani strike force. (176 mins.)
Director: J.P. Dutta
 
55.
Bobby (1973)
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Mr. Nath lives a very wealthy lifestyle in India along with his wife, Sushma, and a 6 year old son, Raj... (168 mins.)
Director: Raj Kapoor
 
56.
Satyam Shivam Sundaram: Love Sublime (1978)
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Rupa (Zeenat Aman) grew up being cursed as "unlucky" in the village she was born in. Her mother died during childbirth... (172 mins.)
Director: Raj Kapoor
 
57.
Ram Teri Ganga Maili (1985)
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Ganga Singh lives near Gangotri with her brother, Karam. One day she comes to the assistance of a young man... (178 mins.)
Director: Raj Kapoor
 
58.
Anand (1971)
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The classic story of a terminally ill man who wishes to live life to the full before the inevitable occurs, as told by his best friend. (122 mins.)
 
59.
Love Sickness (1982)
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Manorama, the daughter of a rich, orthodox family is married off, leaving her childhood friend Deodhar and his secret love for her, in despair. When tragedy befalls her, and traditions seem unfair, Deodhar must fight for what's right. (183 mins.)
Director: Raj Kapoor
 
60.
Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam (1999)
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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.)
 
61.
Shree 420 (1955)
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Wearing torn Japanese shoes, English trousers, a red Russian cap, and a Hindustani heart, orphaned Ranbir Raj comes to Bombay to make his fortune... (168 mins.)
Director: Raj Kapoor
 
62.
Bandit Queen (1994)
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The movie tells the story of the bandit queen Phoolan Devi who was sent to prison in 1983 and got free in 1994... (119 mins.)
Director: Shekhar Kapur
 
63.
Lakshya (2004)
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An aimless, jobless, irresponsible grown man joins the army and matures into a battlefield hero. (186 mins.)
Director: Farhan Akhtar
 
64.
Company (2002)
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A slumdog named Chandu teams up with Malik, a low-level enforcer for a criminal syndicate. Together they eliminate all their enemies, becoming the most feared gangsters in Mumbai before jealousy and anger turn them against each other. (155 mins.)
Director: Ram Gopal Varma
 
65.
Iqbal (2005)
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Iqbal, the deaf and mute son of a farmer, has a passion for the game of cricket and seeks the tutelage of washed-up, alcoholic ex-player. (132 mins.)
Director: Nagesh Kukunoor
 
66.
The Dirty Picture (2011)
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The love story between an actress and a director. Inspired by the life of the late south Indian actress Silk Smitha. (144 mins.)
Director: Milan Luthria
 
67.
Hey Ram (2000)
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Saketh Ram's wife is raped and killed during direct action day riots in Calcutta. He is convinced that Mahatma Gandhi is responsible for all the problems happening in the country. He sets out to kill him. (186 mins.)
Director: Kamal Haasan
 
68.
The Change-Up (2011)
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Dave is a married man with three kids and a loving wife, and Mitch is a single man who is at the prime of his sexual life. One fateful night while Mitch and Dave are peeing in a fountain, lightning strikes and they switch bodies. (112 mins.)
Director: David Dobkin
 
69.
Girl, Interrupted (1999)
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Based on writer Susanna Kaysen's account of her 18-month stay at a mental hospital in the 1960s. (127 mins.)
Director: James Mangold
 
70.
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.)
 
71.
Vaastav: The Reality (1999)
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Consequences forces an innocent man to involve into crime world after making an error. (145 mins.)
 
72.
Sarkar Raj (2008)
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When Anita Rajan, CEO of Sheppard power plant, an international Company, brings a power plant proposal... (125 mins.)
Director: Ram Gopal Varma
 
73.
Jeet (1996)
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Tells the story of a feared hit man named Karan, who kills for the mobster Gajraj. On one assignment... (180 mins.)
Director: Raj Kanwar
 
74.
Gangaajal (2003)
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An IPS officer motivates and leads a dysfunctional, corrupt police force of Tezpur to fight against the corrupt politician. (157 mins.)
Director: Prakash Jha
 
75.
English Vinglish (2012)
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A quiet, sweet tempered housewife endures small slights from her well-educated husband and daughter everyday because of her inability to speak and understand English. (134 mins.)
Director: Gauri Shinde