Highest Grossing Hindi Movies of 1988

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1. Tezaab (1988)

Not Rated | 173 min | Action, Drama, Musical

A college student, who has decided to serve for his country, turns a criminal.

Director: N. Chandra | Stars: Anil Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit, Anupam Kher, Chunky Pandey

Votes: 1,599

2. Shahenshah (1988)

175 min | Action, Adventure

Vijay who is a corrupt officer by day, turns a vigilante by night in order to make the city crime free.

Director: Tinnu Anand | Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Rohini Hattangadi, Supriya Pathak, Vijayendra Ghatge

Votes: 1,507

3. Khoon Bhari Maang (1988)

172 min | Drama, Thriller, Action

A man marries a rich widow for her money and tries to murder her but she survives, gets a new face due to plastic surgery and returns for revenge.

Director: Rakesh Roshan | Stars: Rekha, Kabir Bedi, Sonu Walia, Kader Khan

Votes: 848

4. Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak (1988)

162 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

A young man and young woman fall in love against their feuding fathers' wishes in this version of 'Romeo and Juliet' set in contemporary India.

Director: Mansoor Khan | Stars: Aamir Khan, Juhi Chawla, Goga Kapoor, Dalip Tahil

Votes: 9,053

5. Pyar Ka Mandir (1988)

Not Rated | 148 min | Drama, Family

After the passing away of husband, Laxmi Kumar, a school teacher, lives a poor lifestyle along with her three sons, Sanjay, Vijay and Ajay, and daughter, Meena in their family home they ... See full summary »

Director: K. Bapaiah | Stars: Mithun Chakraborty, Madhavi, Bharat Bhushan, Nirupa Roy

Votes: 73

6. Sone Pe Suhaaga (1988)

Action, Family

A typical Hindi family drama. Paresh Rawal plays a crooked police officer who is the main cause of separation of the family of an honest police officer played by Navin nischol.

Director: K. Bapaiah | Stars: Jeetendra, Dharmendra, Nutan, Sridevi

Votes: 64

7. Hatya (1988)

151 min | Action, Crime, Drama

After the passing away of his wife, Sheila, and child, Raja, Sagar takes to drinking as well as singing and dancing at weddings and special occasions. Intoxicated heavily after one such ... See full summary »

Director: Kirti Kumar | Stars: Govinda, Neelam Kothari, Raj Kiran, Anupam Kher

Votes: 299

8. Paap Ki Duniya (1988)

Not Rated | 168 min | Action

When a jailer hears that his sister is in love with a guy he is quite delighted to meet this guy only to find out that this guy is none other than a criminal called Pasha. Worst off the ... See full summary »

Director: Shibu Mitra | Stars: Sunny Deol, Neelam Kothari, Pran, Danny Denzongpa

Votes: 76

9. Tamacha (1988)

Action, Romance

Raju and Vicky are childhood friends. Both attend the same school, spend time together, participate and excel in the same sports, and are also good in their studies. When the two month ... See full summary »

Director: Ramesh Ahuja | Stars: Jeetendra, Rajinikanth, Amrita Singh, Bhanupriya

Votes: 42

10. Kabzaa (1988)

Not Rated | 143 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Ranjit Varma and his younger brother, Ravi works for a notorious criminal, Veljibhai Soda. While Ranjit is Veljibhai defense advocate; Ravi does all his unlawful activities. On one ... See full summary »

Director: Mahesh Bhatt | Stars: Raj Babbar, Sanjay Dutt, Amrita Singh, Alok Nath

Votes: 135

11. Khatron Ke Khiladi (1988)

156 min | Action, Drama

Honest truck driver Balwant watch helplessly as the owners of the trucking company he works for mauled his brother, Jaswant to death. When he lodges a complaint with the police the ... See full summary »

Director: Rama Rao Tatineni | Stars: Dharmendra, Sanjay Dutt, Chunky Pandey, Madhuri Dixit

Votes: 149

12. Mar Mitenge (1988)


Akbar lives with his widowed mother in a small shanty hut. One day, his mother finds two young orphans, Ram and Laxman, and brings them home. Years later, Akbar, Ram and Laxman have grown ... See full summary »

Director: Kawal Sharma | Stars: Jeetendra, Mithun Chakraborty, Madhavi, Bhanupriya

Votes: 23

13. Kasam (1988)

157 min | Action, Drama

Mangal Singh is the head of a village that gets it's revenue by selling cocaine. When Police Inspector Kisna finds out he goes to live incognito with the villagers to try and talk them out ... See full summary »

Director: Umesh Mehra | Stars: Sudhir Dalvi, Poonam Dhillon, Gulshan Grover, Aruna Irani

Votes: 41

14. Jeete Hain Shaan Se (1988)

Action, Drama

Johny, Govinda, and Iqbal Ali are three close friends who live in a small community in Bombay. The threesome get together to help each other and other needy people in the community, and ... See full summary »

Director: Kawal Sharma | Stars: Mithun Chakraborty, Sanjay Dutt, Govinda, Mandakini

Votes: 101

15. Waaris (1988)

Not Rated | 150 min | Drama

Multi-millionaire widower Kishan Singh prepare a will which states that his ancestral property is equally divided among his two sons, Gajjan and Dulla while the son of Gajjan, Shravan shall... See full summary »

Director: Ravindra Peepat | Stars: Smita Patil, Amrita Singh, Raj Babbar, Kulbhushan Kharbanda

Votes: 105

16. Waqt Ki Awaz (1988)

Action, Crime, Drama

Wealthy Lata I. Prasad refuses to obey her widower father's instructions to get married to equally wealthy Rajan, the second son of Sikanker Lal Thakkar, her dad's business partner. She ... See full summary »

Director: K. Bapaiah | Stars: Vikas Anand, Asrani, Mithun Chakraborty, Moushumi Chatterjee

Votes: 65

17. Maalamaal (1988)

139 min | Comedy

A slum dweller discovers that his grandfather has left a property of 330 billion rupees for him, but he can own it only if he is able to spend 30 billions in 30 days.

Director: Kawal Sharma | Stars: Naseeruddin Shah, Poonam Dhillon, Mandakini, Aditya Pancholi

Votes: 318

18. Mulzim (1988)

Not Rated | 156 min | Drama

Vijay Kumar is an young man living in a small town in rural India, who makes his living farming. He hopes to change his lifestyle and that of the townspeople by building a hospital with the... See full summary »

Director: K.S.R. Doss | Stars: Jeetendra, Hema Malini, Shatrughan Sinha, Asrani

Votes: 16

19. Yateem (1988)

173 min | Action, Drama

When Inspector Yadav (Kulbhushan Kharbanda) shoots down a criminal couple in the line of duty, his heart goes out to their orphaned baby son Krishna. He adopts the child, who grows up with ... See full summary »

Director: J.P. Dutta | Stars: Sunny Deol, Farha Naaz, Danny Denzongpa, Amrish Puri

Votes: 140

20. Mardon Wali Baat (1988)

Action, Adventure, Comedy

Dacoit Sunder Singh kills a brave police officer, Shefali's husband. To avenge his death, Shefali secretly hires two mercenaries.

Director: Brij | Stars: Dharmendra, Sanjay Dutt, Shabana Azmi, Jaya Prada

Votes: 43

21. Woh Phir Aayegi (1988)

Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Aarti is possessed by the evil spirit of Asha who wants revenge on her killers. Aarti's husband tries everything possible to free her from the evil spirit.

Director: B.R. Ishara | Stars: Rajesh Khanna, Farha Naaz, Moon Moon Sen, Shekhar Suman

Votes: 36

22. Hamara Khandaan (1988)

Drama, Romance

Vishal (Rishi Kapoor) comes from a wealthy Hindu family. His father is well known Chandraprakash Singh (Amrish Puri), and his mom is a housewife, Sharda (Asha Parekh). Vishal falls in love ... See full summary »

Director: Anwar Pasha | Stars: Rishi Kapoor, Farha Naaz, Kiran Juneja, Alok Nath

Votes: 18


24. Mohabbat Ke Dushman (1988)

Action, Thriller

During the 18th Century, India; the beauty of Shamajaan is caught by many; one of which is the notorious Shahbaaz Khan, who wants to include her in his harem of wives. When this is brought ... See full summary »

Director: Prakash Mehra | Stars: Raaj Kumar, Hema Malini, Sanjay Dutt, Farha Naaz

Votes: 35


25. Aakhri Adaalat (1988)

Action, Thriller

Police Inspector Amar (Vinod Khanna) undertakes a risky venture as he arrests some notorious underworld thugs. Amar is dismayed to see the criminals released due to a technicality, and he ... See full summary »

Director: Rajiv Mehra | Stars: Vinod Khanna, Dimple Kapadia, Jackie Shroff, Sonam

Votes: 56

26. Faisla (1988)

Action, Crime, Mystery

Three convicts escape from prison to avenge the rape and death of one of their daughters', and get involved in a mansion's mystery involving the death of the owner, allegedly at the hands ... See full summary »

Director: S. Ramanathan | Stars: Ashok Kumar, Vinod Khanna, Saira Banu, Bindu

Votes: 10

27. Dharamyudh (1988)

Drama, Thriller

Dharamyudh is the story of two friends Thakur Vikram Singh & Pratap Singh who knew well how to be a good friend & a deadly enemy! Pratap's sister Guddi treats Vikram as her own brother. One... See full summary »

Director: Sudarshan Nag | Stars: Sunil Dutt, Shatrughan Sinha, Kimi Katkar, Aditya Pancholi

Votes: 11

28. Rihaee (1988)

158 min | Drama

The men in this town are away to work, leaving the women to fend for themselves and their respective children, until they return. While the men patronize various courtesans and prostitutes ... See full summary »

Director: Aruna Raje | Stars: Vinod Khanna, Hema Malini, Naseeruddin Shah, Neena Gupta

Votes: 59


29. Akhri Muqabla (1988)

132 min | Action, Drama

Tripti belongs to a very wealthy family, and lives in a palatial house with her mom and dad. She meets with a struggling doctor, Ravi, and both fall in love with each other. Tripti's ... See full summary »

Director: Sudesh Issar | Stars: Shashi Kapoor, Rajan Sippy, Suresh Oberoi, Divya Rana

Votes: 9


30. Kanwarlal (1988)

Not Rated | 150 min | Drama

Suraj Prakash is a politician in India representing the Lok Kalyan Party. He would like to address burning issues such as poverty if and when he is voted in power. He exposes a corrupt ... See full summary »

Director: S.S. Ravichandra | Stars: Salma Agha, Arjun, Raj Babbar, Birbal

Votes: 13

31. Dayavan (1988)

Not Rated | 173 min | Action, Crime, Drama

The story of Dayavan, a benevolent gangster who dedicates his life to helping those less fortunate than himself.

Director: Feroz Khan | Stars: Vinod Khanna, Feroz Khan, Amala Akkineni, Amrish Puri

Votes: 458


32. Zalzala (1988)

Not Rated | 169 min | Action, Adventure

Treasure hidden in an abandoned Shiva temple attracts both good and evil characters to it, but can they retrieve the priceless gold and jewels before the earthquake (Zalzala) hits?

Director: Harish Shah | Stars: Dharmendra, Karan Kapoor, Shatrughan Sinha, Rajiv Kapoor

Votes: 63

33. The Deceivers (1988)

PG-13 | 102 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

Fact-based account of a secret society of murderers, and of the man who exposed them in British India 1825.

Director: Nicholas Meyer | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Saeed Jaffrey, Shashi Kapoor, Helena Michell

Votes: 847 | Gross: $0.35M

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