Well, Nostradamus predicted many things so is there any chance that he predicted the top 10 Bollywood movies of all time. Not really though but if he would have predicted this top 10 Bollywood films would certainly make into the list so Today we are going to tell you about Top 10 Bollywood movies of all time | Best Hindi Films ever that ever appeared on the screens of more than 100 years of Bollywood timeline. You may have watched many movies till now but if you haven’t watched these movies I seriously doubt your taste in movies. In this list, we are featuring some of the best movies that are ever made and appreciated not only in India but around the world for a long long time. So not taking your anxiety to next level lets just see which movies make it to our countdown.
Top 10 Bollywood movies of all time | Best Hindi Films ever
10:- A WEDNESDAY (2008) – This 2008 suspense thriller is a story of a common man who is annoyed by the way Indian government is handling the terrorist and takes the charge in his own hand’s to punish them. This Neeraj Pandey movie falls above the expectations of the audience. Each and every character in the movie is well plotted and suits their character in the movie. The movie was a hit at the box office and remade in Tamil, Telugu, and Hollywood. the movie was well appreciated by both critics and audiences.The fine dialogues and story will make you glue to your tv screen thinking whats going to happen next. if you haven’t watched this movie yet go watch it now you will not regret it.
9:- Satya (1998) – This Ramgopal Verma movie was the biggest hit in 1998 and that too without
any big names in the movie and won 6 Filmfare awards. This Anurag Kashyap written
movie still counted as one of the best Gangster movies in the world.
Manoj Vajpayee acting was widely appreciated by everyone and the movie won many international prizes. Slumdog Millionaire director Danny Boyle even said that this movie was his inspiration.
This movie is considered as one of the best movies of 90’s era and Bollywood.
If you are into action and gang war movies then this is a must watch for you.
8:- The Lunchbox (2013) – ” can you love someone whom you never met” if yes then this movie is for you my friend. Well, Bollywood has given its fair amount of romantic movies but this movie is something else it’s more than romance. Irfan Khan, Nimrit Kaur, and Nawazuddin Siddiqui starrer movie will touch your heart.
this is the first Indian movie to win 35 nominations and 29 awards.This Ritesh Batra movie being technically brilliant was also a hit at the box office.
Before making this movie Ritesh made many documentaries on Mumbai dabbawallas. This movie would have been the first Indian movie to win an Oscar but due to political interfere Gujarati movie “the good road was sent to Oscar”.
7:- Salaam Bombay(1988) – This Mira Nair movie came in 1988 shows you the exact colors of Mumbai. This is Irfan Khan’s first movie but you won’t find him much in the movie.
This movie didn’t do much business on box office but critically this is one of the best movies in the world. This is the only Indian movie which got nominations for Oscar, Golden Globe & British Academy awards. Shafiq saeed who plaid main role in this movie got a national award for his role.
Most of the child characters shown in the movie are actually slum kids specially trained for this movie. Most of the movie scenes got shot in real locations. This movie is must watch for your nostalgic of Mumbai.
6:- Lagaan(2001) – This movie is from British era of India where a small draught hit village ask Britishers to lower the tax but instead they challenge the farmers in a match of cricket at the stake if they win no tax will get collected but if they win 2 times tax will be taken from the farmers.
After accepting the challenge what farmers go through is the main storyline of the movie. This movie bagged many national and international awards and became the 3rd Indian movie to get nominated for Oscar. This 4hr movie is one of the longest movies in cinematic history. The soothing music of A.R Rehman and direction of Ashutosh Gowariker just add more depth in the movie. If you’re a cricket fan which you must be LOL, go watch this movie.
5:- Guide(1965) – This movie featuring Vahida Rehman and Dev Anand is one of the most classic romantic films of Bollywood. Based on the novel of R.K Narayan this Vijay Anand directed movie was a hit at the box office. Today even the movie is remembered for some marvelous acting by Dev Anand and superb music of S.D Burman.
The film revolves around Raju who is a tourist guide who earns money by taking tourists to historical places. one day an old man with his young wife who tends to be the daughter of sex worker comes to the town to explore some old caves outside the city and appoint Raju as his tour guide. This was the first Indian movie to win 4 Filmfare awards for best actor, best actress, best director & best film.
if you love watching romantic movies you should definitely add Guide to your playlist.
4:- Mughal-E-Azam (1960) – There are no words to describe this movie. This is one of the most successful movies of Bollywood. This movie is still remembered for K.asif’s direction big movie sets and some ear-pleasing songs. It took 16 years to complete this movie and when making a Bollywood movie only costs around 10 lakhs it took 1cr just to complete one song “Payar Kiya toh Darna kaya”.
To film the war scene 2000 camels, 4000 horses & 8000 soldiers were taken from the Indian army. The Krishna Sculpture used in the movie was made from real gold. The movie was shot three times in Hindi, English & Tamil languages. In 2004 a research study found out that there is no more English copy of this movie is available.
Watch this movie to understand the glorious past of India with the added bonus of Romance.
3:- Anand (1971) – The brilliant chemistry between Rajesh Khanna & Amitabh Bachchan and well-written dialogues of Gulzar will make you watch this movie again & again. What is the relation between a patient & doctor? no one can describe it better than this movie.
This movie has the highest rating in IMBD from any other Hindi movies out there. This movie won 5 Filmfare awards and National award for best film. This movie makes you laugh, makes you cry & and make you realize what life is actually about.
If you are looking for an inspiration in life you should definitely watch this movie. The way the movie teaches how to lead a good and happy life is just amazing.
2:- Mother India (1957) – The story is about a poor woman named “Radha ” who lives in a village. She tries to feed her two children and protect her land from cruel landlords & at the end of the movie kills her own criminal son for Humanity. This movie Show the real condition of India after independence.
This is the first Indian movie to get nominated for Oscar and could not win it just because of one vote. Other than that this movie got several awards around the world and it was dubbed into Spanish, German and Russian. This movie was hit all around the world.
This movie is considered as one the best movies in the world. you should definitely watch it to hardship and struggle of a mother and the pain she goes through.
Before going to number one movie lets see some of the best movies who couldn’t hit our top 10 best Bollywood movies countdown.
Three idiots(2009), Talvar(2015), Swades (2004), Tare Zameen Par (2007), Black(2005)
1:- Sholay(1975) – It is said that if you didn’t watch Sholay you are not Indian. That’s how popular this movie is. There is only word that I can think of for this movie “incredible”.
This movie has everything action, drama, Romance, Revenge, comedy and inspiration that’s why this movie is loved by everyone.
Dialogues by Salim and Javed are hard to forget. This is certainly the best movie of Bollywood. To Top that the main actors Dharmendra & Hema, Amitabh & Jaya got married later, this show how good was their chemistry together.
This movie was not loved by either critics or the audience in the starting but once it got popularity it broke all the records of the box office. A must watch for sure.
That ends our list of top 10 best Bollywood movies. Do you agree with our list? what are some of your favorite Bollywood movies? Please do lets us know in the comments section down below. keep exploring…