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1. Do Bigha Zamin (1953)

131 min | Drama

In the hope of earning enough money to pay off his debts and save his land, a poor farmer becomes a rickshaw puller in the Calcutta and faces many difficulties.

Director: Bimal Roy | Stars: Balraj Sahni, Nirupa Roy, Rattan Kumar, Murad

Votes: 1,541

2. Parinda (1989)

Not Rated | 154 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Two brothers are caught on the different sides of a gang war.

Director: Vidhu Vinod Chopra | Stars: Jackie Shroff, Anil Kapoor, Nana Patekar, Madhuri Dixit

Votes: 2,793

3. Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam (1962)

Not Rated | 152 min | Drama, Musical

A lowly servant, Bhootnath gets close to the wife of his employer, and narrates her story through his eyes and perspective.

Director: Abrar Alvi | Stars: Meena Kumari, Guru Dutt, Rehman, Waheeda Rehman

Votes: 1,371

4. Saaransh (1984)

Not Rated | 137 min | Drama

An old couple lend a room on rent after recent death of the bread earner of the family, their only son. A budding actress starts living with them, who is in love with a local politician's only son. The movie shows what later ensues.

Director: Mahesh Bhatt | Stars: Rohini Hattangadi, Anupam Kher, Soni Razdan, Madan Jain

Votes: 1,569

5. Rajnigandha (1974)

110 min | Drama, Romance

A Delhi-based woman in a steady relationship with her boyfriend is forced to come to terms with her true feelings when a job interview in Mumbai brings an old flame back in her life.

Director: Basu Chatterjee | Stars: Vidya Sinha, Amol Palekar, Dinesh Thakur, Ranjita Thakur

Votes: 461

6. Ankur: The Seedling (1974)

131 min | Drama

Laxmi lives a poor lifestyle in a small village in India along with her husband, Kishtaya, who is a deaf-mute. Both husband and wife work for the wealthy landlord. The landlord's son, Surya... See full summary »

Director: Shyam Benegal | Stars: Shabana Azmi, Sadhu Meher, Anant Nag, Priya Tendulkar

Votes: 789

7. Ankush (1986)

Not Rated | 149 min | Drama

Four unemployed young men befriend their new neighbors, but soon tragedy strikes and everything is shattered.

Director: N. Chandra | Stars: Nana Patekar, Rabia Amin, Gajanan Bangera, Raja Bundela

Votes: 362

8. Woh Kaun Thi? (1964)

Not Rated | 140 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

One stormy night, a doctor offers a ride to a ghostly woman he meets on the side of the road. Later, he discovers his intended bride is identical in appearance to the ghost. Who was she and why does she haunt him?

Director: Raj Khosla | Stars: Sadhana, Manoj Kumar, Parveen Choudhary, K.N. Singh

Votes: 748

9. The Touch (1980)

145 min | Drama, Romance

Anirudh Parmar is blind, but he does not let this impairment bind him down. He runs a school for the blind as a Principal. He meets with social worker, Kavita. Kavita is attracted to him, ... See full summary »

Director: Sai Paranjape | Stars: Shabana Azmi, Naseeruddin Shah, Sudha Chopra, Mohan Gokhale

Votes: 575

10. Aakrosh (1980)

144 min | Crime, Drama, Music

A public prosecutor discovers the harsh realities about life of the scheduled tribes in India during 1980s while defending a case of a tribesman charged of murdering his wife.

Director: Govind Nihalani | Stars: Naseeruddin Shah, Smita Patil, Amrish Puri, Om Puri

Votes: 679

11. Sadma (1983)

141 min | Romance

A head injury causes a woman to regresses to childhood. Lost and confused, she is eventually befriended by a school teacher.

Director: Balu Mahendra | Stars: Kamal Haasan, Sridevi, Gulshan Grover, Silk Smitha

Votes: 2,686

12. Woh 7 Din (1983)

139 min | Drama, Romance

Maya, coming from poor family, is married to the affluent Dr. Anand; but she tries to commit suicide on the nuptial night. She tells Anand that she was in love with Prem whose ambition was ... See full summary »

Director: Bapu | Stars: Anil Kapoor, Padmini Kolhapure, Naseeruddin Shah, Raju Shrestha

Votes: 1,010

13. Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi (1958)

173 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

Three woman-hating brothers face changes in their respective lifestyles when two of them fall in love.

Director: Satyen Bose | Stars: Ashok Kumar, Madhubala, Anoop Kumar, Kishore Kumar

Votes: 1,252

14. Amar Prem (1972)

Not Rated | 143 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

A village woman abandoned by her husband is forced into prostitution in Kolkata and forms nameless yet strong relations with a wealthy patron as well as an abused boy in the neighbourhood.

Director: Shakti Samanta | Stars: Rajesh Khanna, Sharmila Tagore, Sujit Kumar, Bindu

Votes: 1,348

17. Vidya (1948)

Drama, Romance

Born in a low-caste family of chamars (cobblers), Chandu alias Chandrashekhar (Dev Anand) helps his father repair shoes and other footware for a small pittance. One day a girl from a rich ... See full summary »

Director: Girish Trivedi | Stars: Suraiya, Dev Anand, Madan Puri, Cuckoo

Votes: 28

18. Baazi (1951)

143 min | Crime, Drama, Musical

An ace gambler is forced to join a gambling syndicate in order to pay for the treatment of his ill sister and is framed for murder when he expresses his desire to get out.

Director: Guru Dutt | Stars: Dev Anand, Geeta Bali, Kalpana Kartik, Roopa Verman

Votes: 278

19. Jaal (1952)

165 min | Crime, Thriller

After losing his vision during a storm, Carlos lives with his sister, Maria, off of the Indian coast in a fishing village. One day a mysterious young woman, Lisa, enters their lives, ... See full summary »

Director: Guru Dutt | Stars: Dev Anand, Geeta Bali, K.N. Singh, Johnny Walker

Votes: 91

20. Patita (1953)

143 min | Drama

Radha earns a living begging in order to support herself and her crippled and ailing father. They live in a small tenement, under the constant threat of eviction by their landlord for ... See full summary »

Director: Amiya Chakrabarty | Stars: Dev Anand, Usha Kiran, Agha, Shivraj

Votes: 57

21. House No. 44 (1955)

Crime, Drama

Ashok is a petty thief working under a notorious gangster named Sunder. When Ashok comes across a dead body of a watchman, he reports this matter to the police, much to the anger of some of... See full summary »

Director: M.K. Burman | Stars: Dev Anand, Kalpana Kartik, K.N. Singh, Bhagwan Sinha

Votes: 62

22. Paying Guest (1957)

Not Rated | 157 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

An incompetent lawyer gets evicted, dons the guise of an old man to gain accommodation, falls for the owner's daughter, then faces numerous life-changing challenges.

Director: Subodh Mukherji | Stars: Dev Anand, Nutan, Gajanan Jagirdar, Sajjan

Votes: 191

23. Munimji (1955)

Not Rated | 163 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

Roopa lives a wealthy lifestyle with her widowed dad, Captain Suresh, and brother, Shekhar. After she returns from abroad, she is told that she must now prepare to get married to her ... See full summary »

Director: Subodh Mukherji | Stars: Dev Anand, Nalini Jaywant, Ameeta, Pran

Votes: 78

24. Des Pardes (1978)

Drama, Family

Samir Sahni is a farmer living with his mom, dad, wife, Rama, a young daughter, and his younger brother, Veer. Samir gets an offer to work in the U.K., and departs accordingly. He would ... See full summary »

Director: Dev Anand | Stars: Dev Anand, Ajit, Pran, Indrani Mukherjee

Votes: 136

25. Heera Panna (1973)

Romance

Heera has two passions in his life, namely his love for Reema, an air-hostess, and photography. When Reema passes away during an airplane accident, Heera is left with only passion in life -... See full summary »

Director: Dev Anand | Stars: Dev Anand, Zeenat Aman, Rakhee Gulzar, Rehman

Votes: 225

26. Ishq Ishq Ishq (1974)

131 min | Drama, Romance

Dhun comes from a wealthy and talented family. His desire is to see the world on his own, and he sets upon this travel. He comes upon an Inn called Five Daughters, run by Pahar. He decides ... See full summary »

Director: Dev Anand | Stars: Dev Anand, Zeenat Aman, Shabana Azmi, Kabir Bedi

Votes: 53

27. Warrant (1975)

95 min | Action, Thriller

During a jail riot instigated by convict Jaggu (Joginder), the Jailer, Arun Mehra's (Dev Anand) life is threatened and another convict, Dinesh (Satish Kaul), risks his life to save Arun. ... See full summary »

Director: Pramod Chakravorty | Stars: Dev Anand, Zeenat Aman, Pran, Dara Singh

Votes: 89

28. Tere Mere Sapne (1971)

175 min | Drama, Romance

Dr. Anand Kumar attains his degree in medicine and re-locates to a small village to assist the local doctors there. Upon arrival, he is met by the ailing Dr. Prasad and his wife, and hired ... See full summary »

Director: Vijay Anand | Stars: Dev Anand, Mumtaz, Mahesh Kaul, Vijay Anand

Votes: 202

29. Prem Pujari (1970)

192 min | Action, Drama, Musical

Ramdev Bakshi is the only son of widower and former Indian Army General Durgaprasad, who has been decorated several times with various medals for bravery shown in the line of duty. Alas ... See full summary »

Director: Dev Anand | Stars: Dev Anand, Waheeda Rehman, Shatrughan Sinha, Zaheeda

Votes: 180

30. Teen Devian (1965)

Musical, Romance

Devdutt Anand works in a company selling musical instruments, and is always late for work, infuriating his boss, I.S. Johar. Things change for the better when Johar finds out that Devdutt ... See full summary »

Director: Amarjeet | Stars: Dev Anand, Nanda, Kalpana, Simi Garewal

Votes: 154

31. In the Name of God (2007)

Not Rated | 168 min | Drama

The movie deals with the difference of opinion between the westernized, educated, modern Muslims and their counterparts who follow their religion and live life in the name of 'God'.

Director: Shoaib Mansoor | Stars: Shaan Shahid, Fawad Khan, Iman Ali, Austin Marie Sayre

Votes: 8,845

32. Titli (2014)

Not Rated | 116 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

Titli, the youngest member of a car-jacking brotherhood wants to escape the family business. He and his wife form a pact to set free from their family roots. But is escape possible?

Director: Kanu Behl | Stars: Shashank Arora, Ranvir Shorey, Shivani Raghuvanshi, Amit Sial

Votes: 3,684

33. Genesis (1986)

105 min | Drama

A parable of man's exploitation of his fellow man. A weaver and a farmer live peacefully on the edge of a desert until, one day, a woman wanders into their world, and her presence slowly disrupts their routine existence.

Director: Mrinal Sen | Stars: Shabana Azmi, Naseeruddin Shah, Om Puri, M.K. Raina

Votes: 100

34. Ek Pal (1986)

135 min | Drama

An adultery drama in which a young woman, ignored by her husband, decides to spend time with the young man who had previously wooed her.

Director: Kalpana Lajmi | Stars: Shabana Azmi, Naseeruddin Shah, Farooq Shaikh, Shreeram Lagoo

Votes: 40

35. Mirch Masala (1987)

Not Rated | 128 min | Drama, Thriller

In colonial India, subedars (tax collectors) went from village to village with soldiers, often demanding more than taxes. A subedar commands Sonbai, a beautiful and confident woman whose ... See full summary »

Director: Ketan Mehta | Stars: Smita Patil, Naseeruddin Shah, Om Puri, Ratna Pathak Shah

Votes: 998

36. 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: 65

37. Rolling in Money (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: 332

38. Triyacharitra (1994)

Not Rated | 120 min | Drama

A daughter of poor parents was engaged to a man when she was 13. The man is away working in Calcutta. In the meanwhile, she befriends a truck-driver who promises her parents a huge amount ... See full summary »

Director: Basu Chatterjee | Stars: Rajeshwari Sachdev, S.M. Zaheer, Mansi Upadhyay, Deepak Qazir

Votes: 51

39. Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa (1994)

158 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

Sunil and some of his friends start a band and perform at weddings and special occasions. Sunil is in love with Aana but Aana loves Chris; when Sunil finds out about this he decides to ... See full summary »

Director: Kundan Shah | Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Suchitra Krishnamoorthi, Deepak Tijori, Rita Bhaduri

Votes: 16,399

40. Droh Kaal (1994)

162 min | Drama, Thriller

Riveting suspense thriller about a dedicated cop who leads an under-cover squad against a group of terrorists. He manages to capture their leader, but finds himself and his family mentally ... See full summary »

Director: Govind Nihalani | Stars: Om Puri, Naseeruddin Shah, Mita Vasisht, Annu Kapoor

Votes: 335

41. Such a Long Journey (1998)

113 min | Drama

74 Metascore

Circa 1971, Gustad Noble lives in a one bedroom hall rented apartment in Byculla, Bombay. He travels to work everyday by Central Railway to Victoria Terminus and walks to Flora Fountain to ... See full summary »

Director: Sturla Gunnarsson | Stars: Roshan Seth, Soni Razdan, Om Puri, Naseeruddin Shah

Votes: 432 | Gross: $0.09M

42. Bhopal Express (1999)

100 min | Drama

From producer Deepak Nayer (Buena Vista Social Club, Lost Highway) comes this powerful drama about a newlywed couple whose lives are changed during the lethal gas tragedy in Bhopal, India in 1984.

Director: Mahesh Mathai | Stars: Kay Kay Menon, Nethra Raghuraman, Zeenat Aman, Vijay Raaz

Votes: 352

43. Hey Ram (2000)

Not Rated | 186 min | Crime, Drama, History

Saketh Ram's wife is raped and killed during direct action day riots in Calcutta. He is convinced that Mahatma Gandhi is responsible for all the problems happening in the country and sets out to kill him.

Director: Kamal Haasan | Stars: Kamal Haasan, Shah Rukh Khan, Rani Mukerji, Hema Malini

Votes: 10,511 | Gross: $0.27M

44. Parzania (2005)

116 min | Drama, History

A parsi family struggles to find thier son in a genocide carried out by vested interests outfits during 2002, commonly known as Gujarat riots which broke out after the Godhra Train Burning incident. During riots more than 790 Muslim and 289 Hindus died and around 300 people missing in the Indian state of Gujarat.

Director: Rahul Dholakia | Stars: Naseeruddin Shah, Corin Nemec, Sarika, Parzaan Dastur

Votes: 1,284

45. Being Cyrus (2005)

90 min | Drama, Thriller

"Being Cyrus" is a dark, comedic venture by the debutante director Homi Adajania that spins around the Sethnas - a Parsi family.

Director: Homi Adajania | Stars: Naseeruddin Shah, Dimple Kapadia, Saif Ali Khan, Boman Irani

Votes: 2,503

46. What If? (2006)

Not Rated | 115 min | Drama

The Visa papers have arrived for stock broker, Salim Rajabali, and he is scheduled to leave in less than a week. Then everything goes wrong when he and his brother, Javed, inadvertently ... See full summary »

Director: Naseeruddin Shah | Stars: Paresh Rawal, Konkona Sen Sharma, Jimmy Sheirgill, Irrfan Khan

Votes: 584

47. Valley of Flowers (2006)

155 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

A great Asian love story, an unforgettable tale about passion, death and reincarnation. A mesmerizing Himalayan epic that spans two centuries, from the Silk Route of the early 19th century to the bustling metropolis of modern-day Tokyo.

Director: Pan Nalin | Stars: Milind Soman, Mylène Jampanoï, Naseeruddin Shah, Jampa Kalsang Tamang

Votes: 1,720

48. Amal (2007)

101 min | Drama

When Amal impresses an eccentric millionaire with his humility and humanity, he unknowingly becomes the old man's beneficiary.

Director: Richie Mehta | Stars: Rupinder Nagra, Naseeruddin Shah, Seema Biswas, Koel Purie

Votes: 1,825

49. Mithya (2008)

110 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

A two-bit actor faces challenges after he is asked by Police to impersonate a look-alike gangster.

Director: Rajat Kapoor | Stars: Ranvir Shorey, Neha Dhupia, Naseeruddin Shah, Saurabh Shukla

Votes: 1,823