Do you watch Bollywood movies regularly? Have you watched every big release of the last few years? Are you a familiar with the biggest Hindi blockbusters of all time? If you check off all three boxes, then you are a legit Bollywood fan! However, if any of the above parameters do not apply to you, here are the movies you need to watch to be the ultimate Bollywood fanatic:
Mughal E Azam (1960)
This epic historical drama portrayed the timeless love story of Prince Salim and Anarkali.
From the dialogues to the music to the cast, everything about this action-adventure film makes it eternal.
Amar Akbar Anthony (1977)
This comedy explores the ‘bichhde-hue bhai’ trope to amazing consequences and is also a great take on secularism in India.
Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro (1983)
Featuring some of the best actors the film industry has seen, this political satire is a cult classic in Bollywood history.
Andaaz Apna Apna (1994)
We still cannot stop quoting the dialogues of this comedy with hilarious over-the-top acting
Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge (1995)
Bollywood’s ultimate romantic story still continues to rule theatres across India after two decades.
Dil Chahta Hai (2001)
Bollywood made its best buddy film with this one and no other story has beaten this heartwarming and hilarious drama.
Set during the colonialization period, this sports drama put India on the world map with its Oscar nomination.
Rang De Basanti (2006)
Part-documentary, part-feature, this movie gave us the best insight to the Independence struggle while being set in the modern era.
Taare Zameen Par (2007)
The film not only introduced us to the struggles of a dyslexic student but also had a hard-hitting take on the education system.