Most Popular Movies and TV Shows With Javed Akhtar
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51. Deewaar (1975)
174 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Vijay struggles as a dockworker. Eventually, he becomes a leading figure of the underworld, while his younger brother, Ravi, is an educated, upright policeman. This divide causes problems in their relationship.
57. Namastey London (2007)
128 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 19,670 | Gross: $1.21M
208 min | Biography, Drama, History
The film, which is about the last five years of the Indian leader Subhas Chandra's life, also includes his life's story in flashback sequences. However, it does not cover the controversy surrounding Bose's death.
63. Baadshah (1999)
175 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A small time detective is mistaken as a CBI agent and gets embroiled in a deadly mission to save the Chief Minister from an assassination attempt.
64. 1942: A Love Story (1994)
Not Rated | 157 min | Romance, Action, Drama
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.
65. Saagar (1985)
186 min | Drama, Romance
Raja, a fisherman is secretly in love with Mona. When wealthy Ravi comes to live with his grandmother, Kamladevi, he sees Mona and falls in love with her. Mona also reciprocates his love. ... See full summary »
66. Ishq (1997)
161 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
Harbans Rai and Ranjit Rai are two wealthy businessmen who absolutely *loathe* poverty and poor people . As fate would have it , Harbans Rai's daughter Madhu falls for a poor mechanic Raja ... See full summary »
67. Shakti (1982)
166 min | Action, Crime, Drama
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 »
69. The Hero: Love Story of a Spy (2003)
Unrated | 160 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Arun Khanna is a spy for the Indian government whose aid is enlisted to stop ISI Chief Ishak Khan. Khan is trying to build a nuclear bomb with which he can liberate Kashmir from the Indians... See full summary »
Votes: 1,865 | Gross: $3.38M
71. Dhan Dhana Dhan Goal (2007)
167 min | Drama, Sport
Jaidev and Kavita Bhasin live a middle-classed lifestyle in Southall, England, along with their son, Sunny. During the mid-80s Jaidev was a huge fan of the all-Asian Southall Football Club,... See full summary »
73. Virasat (1997)
Not Rated | 165 min | Drama, Family, Musical
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 »
74. Aalavandhan (2001)
Not Rated | 177 min | Action, Thriller
A psychopath tries to protect his twin brother from a lady he visualizes as his evil stepmother, and eventually ends up fighting with him.
75. Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai (2002)
Not Rated | 158 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Sanjay wakes up to the truth that he loves his best friend Sanjana reluctantly but surely and sets off on a noble mission - to break her wedding.
76. Zubeidaa (2001)
Unrated | 153 min | Biography, Drama, History
Zubeidaa, an aspiring Muslim actress, marries a Hindu prince to become his second wife. Her tumultuous relationship with her husband, and her inner demons lead her to a decision which has fatal consequences for them all.
77. Jaadugar (1989)
After learning a few magical tricks from his fellow inmate former businessman and ex-jail convict assume the identity of an ascetic named Mahaprabhu Jagatsagar Chintamani so that he can ... See full summary »
78. Shaan (1980)
Not Rated | 181 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Two brothers go after the international mafia kingpin who murdered their cop brother. They are later joined by another man who wants revenge against the gangster.
80. Vishwaroopam 2 (2018)
Not Rated | 145 min | Action, Thriller
A continuation of Vishwaroopam (2013), it showcases Wisam's relationship with his wife and team as he struggles to counter an impending terror attack planned by his archenemy, Omar.
84. Kaala Patthar (1979)
Not Rated | 176 min | Action, Drama, History
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.
85. Chalk N Duster (I) (2016)
130 min | Drama
CHALK N DUSTER is an emotional journey of two teachers Vidya ( Shabana Azmi) & Jyoti ( Juhi Chawla) , serving at a Mumbai - based High School. Their passion and love for teaching, bonds ... See full summary »
86. Narasimha (1991)
Not Rated | 214 min | Action, Drama
Narasimha a young and captive man lives a middle class life with his family in a quite neighbor hood. He gets his beautiful sister marry to an eligible young man in there vicinity. On the ... See full summary »
87. Refugee (2000)
207 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
Bihar-based Manzur Ahmed, his wife, his mother, and his daughter, decide to re-locate to East Pakistan after the partitioning of Hindustan during 1948, following the tussle between Sheikh ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,722 | Gross: $0.54M
88. Keemat: They Are Back (1998)
162 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
After a man is killed when a mugging goes wrong, the two small-time crooks responsible try to make amends by pretending to be his best friends and helping his village.
89. Trishul (1978)
167 min | Action, Drama, Musical
Vijay Kumar is the illegitimate son of a construction baron, Raj Kumar Gupta and his first love, Shanti, whom he gives up in order to marry a wealthy heiress. Raj does not know of this son,... See full summary »
90. Wajood (1998)
180 min | Action, Crime, Drama
This story revolves around Malhar Gopaldas Agnihotri, a out-of-work actor, poor, and dependent on his father, who is heading for retirement. Malhar knows that he can act, very well indeed, ... See full summary »
91. What's Your Raashee? (2009)
195 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A young man has only ten days to locate his soulmate as dictated by the stars, otherwise he could lose a fortune. He thus embarks on a journey through love, looking through twelve girls to find the one who fits his horoscope.
Votes: 2,391 | Gross: $0.26M
92. Saath Saath (1982)
Avinash, an M.A. student, is an idealistic young man with socialist views and stern principles. He is not affected by materialistic nature of his generation and strongly opposes acquiring ... See full summary »
93. Kuch Naa Kaho (2003)
Not Rated | 169 min | Drama, Romance
A man is coerced by his uncle to get married and assigns this task to his secretary. However the man falls for the secretary herself, who has a dark past.
95. Procession of Memories (1973)
164 min | Action, Drama, Musical
Three brothers are separated after their parents' murder. Years later, their only hope of avenging their parents and reuniting as a family lies in the song they learned as children.
97. Seeta Aur Geeta (1972)
162 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Long-suffering heiress Seeta is treated worse than a servant by her abusive money-grubbing aunt. Meanwhile, her long-lost twin sister Geeta grows up to be a gutsy street-performer. One day, the girls unintentionally swap places.
98. Jaane Jigar (1998)
Not Rated | 175 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Ravi and Vijay's friendship was an example by itself. One was Life-Jaan, the other Jigar-Courage, the famous singer Ravi Kumar and the daring Vijay Kumar. Vijay's mother looked after Ravi ... See full summary »
99. Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani (2000)
Not Rated | 160 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
In order to seek justice for a man who exacts vengeance on a politician, who was responsible for his daughter's death, two rival reporters teams up to help him to prove his innocence.
Votes: 6,179 | Gross: $0.59M
100. Angaaray (1998)
141 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Bangalore-based Police Inspector Amar, a reformed juvenile, convicted for knifing a male, is approached by Mumbai's Police Commissioner Vinod Talwar, and assigned the task of locating the ... See full summary »