Top 10 Best & Most Popular Bollywood Movies of All Time
The Hindi film industry “Bollywood” is one of the biggest entertainment industries in the world. Do you know which was the very first feature film of Bollywood? I am sure many of us don’t know the answer. So, let me here tell you that the first feature film (silent black-and-white) of Bollywood was “Raja Harishchandra” produced by Dadasaheb Phalke in 1913. As soon as time past, this industry brought forward various amazing films. From 1960s until now, Bollywood movies have highly been commercialized, and many of them grossed high amounts, such as 1975 film ‘Sholay’, 1960 movie ‘Mughal-e-Azam’, and 1994 film ‘Hum Aapke Hain Koun’. Let us explore which are the top 10 best and most popular Bollywood movies of all time.
10. Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge was second movie after “Baaziger” that brought the on-screen chemistry of Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol to the heights of success. This love story grossed high and dominated Indian cinemas for over two years. The story is about Raj and Simran who love each other. But Simran’s dad doesn’t accept their relationship, so Raj decides to do everything to make her dad happy. The melodious music, and excellent performance of the stars made it a big success.
True that not all love stories see happy ending. This is what was proved in Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak. This film stars Aamir Khan and Juhi Chawala. It is again the story of two love birds, their families are against each others so they don’t permit their kids to get married. This classic romantic film was directed by Mansoor Khan. It was a debut of the two great stars, and they performed really well in the movies, but at the end both of them die unfortunately.
8. Dil To Pagal Hai
This Yash Chopra love triangle has been a great hit. The film stars Shah Rukh Khan, Madhuri Dixit, Akshay Kumar, and Karishma Kapoor. This is the story of Shah Rukh and Madhuri. The performance of the stars had been great, leading Dil to Pagal Hai to become a big success. Many of its songs are still heard by us such as title track “Dil To Pagal Hai”, and “Koi Larki Hai”.
Bodyguard was released in 2011. This has been a great Indian masala film. Its producer is the brother-in-law of Salman Khan, Atul Agnihotri. The film was directed by Siddique. It stars Salman Khan and Kareena Kapoor. Bodyguard is the remake of south film ‘bodyguard’ but was presented in a much better way.
6. Jab Tak Hai Jaan
Jab Tak Hai was released in 2012. This film was a big success of the year, and grossed around INR 250 crore. The director of the movie is Yash Chopra and screenplay is written and produced by Aditya Chopra. The production house that released this movie is “Yash Raj Films”. The film stars Shah Rukh Khan, Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma.
5. Dabangg 2
Dabangg 2 was released in 2012. Not only in Bollywood, but also worldwide this action comedy grossed high and proved itself to be a blockbuster. The director and producer of this film is the younger brother of Salman Khan, the ex-star of Bollywood–Arbaaz Khan. This is actually a sequel to the 2010 film Dabangg. The movie was filmed in Kanpur and Mumbai. This movie is starring Salman Khan and Sonakshi Sinha reprising their roles from Dabangg.
4. 3 Idiots
3 Idiots was released in 2009. It grossed around INR 320 crore in first month of its release. The story is of college students and the ups and downs of their study lives. This Indian comedy film was directed by Rajkumar Hirani, and screenplay was written by Abhijat Joshi. It is a production of Vidhu Vinod Chopra, and the film stars Aamir Khan, Kareena Kapoor, R. Madhavan, Sharman Joshi, and Boman Irani.
3. Chennai Express
Chennai Express was released in 2013. This has been one of the most fantatic Indian romantic films of last year. Its director was Rohit Shetty and produced by Gauri Khan under the banner “Red Chillies Entertainment”. The stars of the movie are Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone. This film is still dominating several cinemas in India, and grossed around INR 420 crore.
2. Jab We Met
Jab We Met, a lovely story of Shahid Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor, was also a big hit. This film’s story is very simple yet impressive. Shahid plays the role of a man who helps Kareena to meet her boyfriend. The film is not at all emotional, it instead is lovely and the story is told in comedy style. It is directed by Imtiaz Ali, and the music of “Jab We Met” is also very lovely.
1. Dhoom 3: Back in Action
Aamir Khan, Abhishek Bachchan, Uday Chopra, and Katrina Kaif have played the lead roles in Dhoom 3. This is a full action movie, having lots of romantic and adventurous scenes. The film has grossed over INR 550 crore worldwide, beating various other movies of Bollywood and putting them behind. It was released in 2013.
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