The 1980s was a good time for Bollywood. Many of the Bollywood movies from this era went on to become classics and still hold up their entertainment value to this day. These films are something that everyone can enjoy. Here are five of the best 80s movies that you can see to get a glimpse of what Bollywood was like at the time:
Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro (1983)
This dark satire that follows two photographers in Mumbai had an ensemble cast that included Naseeruddin Shah, Ravi Baswani, Om Puri, Pankaj Kapur, Satish Shah, Satish Kaushik, Bhakti Barve and Neena Gupta.
Mr. India (1987)
Bollywood pushed its boundaries with science-fiction through Mr. India, a film about a man who owns an orphanage and has a watch that can turn him invisible. Starring Anil Kapoor, Sridevi, Amrish Puri, and Satish Kaushik, the film is considered to be a cult classic.
Satte Pe Satta (1982)
This action comedy about seven brothers named after the days of the week had Amitabh Bacchan in the lead and also starred Hema Malini. It is another one of the classics that are well-loved to this day.
Based on Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors, the film is about two identical twins who were separated at birth and then meet when they are adults. Angoor starred Sanjeev Kumar and Deven Verma as leads in double roles.
Namak Halaal (1982)
Namak Halaal was one of the highest-grossing films in the year that it was released. It was an action comedy starring Amitabh Bacchan and remains one of his most appreciated films from this decade.
There are many more fascinating 80s Bollywood movies that you can see, and these are just some to get you started on the movies from this time.