No wonder cinema is one of the leading industries in India. Indian people are very excited about films. Cinema has become an integral part of the life of everyone. Numerous films have come and gone, some are remembered while the others are forgotten. Here we bring you a list of 12 movies that have set a record or those which have created a new trend in the industry in no particular order.
1. BLACK FRIDAY (2004)
This is a unique film as it portrays the investigation that took place after the Mumbai serial bomb blasts in 1993. Lot of efforts have been put to understand the reasons behind the bomb blasts, the way it was executed and the efforts of police and other investigative agencies to uncover the biggest terror attack that ever took place in India at that time.
Director: Anurag Kashyap
Starcast: KK Menon, Aditya Srinivatsava, Pavan Malhotra, Dibyendu Bhattcharya
2. SWADES (2004)
This film is one of its kind as it shows the Bollywood baadshah Shahrukh khan in a different light. Instead of romancing with the heorines, the hero comes to his village from abroad to take his granny along with him, but he is moved with the problems faced by the people. He takes initiative in making the village self-sustaining and plays a key role in empowering the rural people.
Director: Ashutosh Gowrikar
Starcast: Shahrukh Khan, Gayathri Joshi, Kishori Bhallal
3. SHOLAY (1975)
This is a historic film in the history of Hindi film industry. A police officer hires two men to kill a bandit who has destroyed his whole family. The two friends who arrive to take his revenge create a mellow drama which is exciting as well as entertaining. Apart from the heroes, the villain also got a special recognition with this film.
Director : Ramesh Sippy
Starcast: Amitabh Bachan, Dharmendra, Hema Malini, Sanjeev kumar
4. DEEWAR (1995)
This film is one which won’t be forgetten by the film lovers of 1970s. The two brother travel in different paths and a drama emerges as one becomes a cop and the other becomes a most wanted smuggler. The sentiments and the emotions of the film connected well with the common people.
Director: Yash Chopra
Starcast: Shashi Kapoor, Amitabh Bachan, Neetu Singh, Nirupa roy
5. MUNNA BHAI M.B.B.S. (2003)
This film is noted for its variation in the story and the awesome message it conveys. Munna Bhai MBBS shows a local don, who thoroughly entertains the people, realize the truth in life that it is more important to love people and be loved. The story is heart touching at the end and is a real entertainer.
Director: Rajkumar Hirani
Starcast: Sanjay Dutt, Arshad Warsi, Gracy Singh, Boman Irani
6. DILWALE DULHANIYA LEJAYENGE (1995)
This film has created a new trend of romantic movies in Bollywood. The Hero and heroine fall in love when the latter goes on a foreign trip. The Hero comes back to India to fetch the hand of heroine and succeeds in taking the girl with the assent of his family.
Director: Aditya Chopra
Starcast: Shahrukh Khan, Kajol, Amrish Puri, Anupam Kher
7. KRANTIVEER (1994)
This film shows the plight of a common man who gets embroiled in the troubles of the society. It shows how the corrupt system spoils the life of good people and forces them to take the other way to deal with them. The hero goes against the system and take the power in to his hands.
Director: Mehul Kumar
Starcast: Nana Patekar, Dimple Kapadia, Atul Aagnihotri, Mamta Kulkarni
8. CHAK DE INDIA (2007)
This is yet another inspiring from starring the Baadshah of Bollywood. It is a great inspiration to all the sportsmen in particular. The hero, who is a retired national level football player, strives to give his best in making the best of his team and succeeds in winning the world cup. He guides, teaches, punishes and moulds his players to bring out the best in him.
Director: Shimit Amin
Starcast: Shahrukh Khan, Vidya Malvade, Sagarika Ghatge, Shilpa Shukla
9. TAARE ZAMEEN PAR (2007)
It is a path breaking film which speaks about the life of a small kid who suffers dyslexia. It highlights the troubles faced by kids in the present generation due to the pressure and high expectations of parents. It also shows how parents fail to realize the true problem of their kid and shows how a genius lies within every child.
Director: Aamir Khan, Amole Gupte
Starcast: Darsheel Safary, Aamir Khan, Tanay Chheda, Sachet Engineer
10. BANDIT QUEEN (1994)
The film portrays the real life story of the bandit queen Phoolan Devi. She was arrested by the Police in 1983 and released in1994. The film showed the struggles of her life and how an innocent woman outcast by the society may turn in to a revengeful bandit. The film has raised many eye brows for its uniqueness.
Director: Shekar Kapoor
Starcast: Seema Biswas, Nirmal Pandey, Rajesh Vivek, Raghuvir Yadav
11. 3 IDIOTS (2009)
This is another path breaking film which is entertaining as well as message oriented. The film shows the common problem with the education field these days and how the expectations of the parents and their wishes are depriving the youngsters from pursuing the career of their choice. It’s my personal best in fact!
Director: Rajkumar Hirani
Starcast: Aamir Khan, Madhavan, Sharman Joshi, Kareena Kapoor, Mona Singh
12. RANG DE BASANTI
This is yet another movie on a revolutionary concept. It has been successful in raising the patriotic spirit among the youngsters. The film shows a group of youngsters who have no serious aim in life. They spend time merrily without any tension. But, they find a reason to stand for and decide to sacrifice even their lives for this cause. The story of the film was well connected to the youth of India.
Director:Rakeysh Om Prakash Mehra
Starcast: Aamir Khan, Soha Ali Khan, Siddharth, Sharman Joshi, Madhavan
Here we end our list of best Bollywood Films till 2018. However, there are many more films which are worth watching for sure. Listing out all of them would be a tedious task if not impossible. Make sure you watch all the above films for an exciting experience.