Highest Grossing Hindi Movies of 1989

by shrikant-narayanan | created - 07 Aug 2011 | updated - 29 Mar 2018 | Public

first 28 were hits at the box office and Last few are flops. In order of money made in 1989

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1. Maine Pyar Kiya (1989)

Not Rated | 192 min | Drama, Family, Musical

After Suman's father leaves her in the care of another family while he travels abroad, she falls in love with Prem. However, in order to for them to marry, Prem has to prove to Suman's father that he is not the same as his own dad.

Director: Sooraj R. Barjatya | Stars: Salman Khan, Bhagyashree, Alok Nath, Rajeev Verma

Votes: 10,267

2. Ram Lakhan (1989)

Not Rated | 174 min | Action, Drama, Musical

Ram Lakhan is the story of two brothers who part ways due to their ideological differences, but how they come to each other's rescue as the story unfolds.

Director: Subhash Ghai | Stars: Rakhee Gulzar, Jackie Shroff, Anil Kapoor, Dimple Kapadia

Votes: 2,058

3. Chandni (1989)

PG | 186 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

Fate leaves Chandni shattered as her love Rohit disappears from her life. She meets Lalit and they befriend each other until Rohit knocks on her door.

Director: Yash Chopra | Stars: Sridevi, Rishi Kapoor, Vinod Khanna, Waheeda Rehman

Votes: 1,446

4. Tridev (1989)

173 min | Action, Crime, Drama

A honest but disgraced Police Inspector's attempts to clear his name pits him against terrorists and the brother of his sweetheart.

Director: Rajiv Rai | Stars: Naseeruddin Shah, Sunny Deol, Jackie Shroff, Madhuri Dixit

Votes: 1,640

5. Daata (1989)

Action, Drama

Dinanath is a school-teacher in a small town in India, and lives with his wife, Kamla; daughter, Shanti; and son Kundan. He has published a book called "Daata" in which he has made ... See full summary »

Director: Sultan Ahmed | Stars: Tom Alter, Shoma Anand, Arun Bakshi, Brahm Bhardwaj

Votes: 59

6. Elaan-E-Jung (1989)

Not Rated | 149 min | Action

A small Indian village is terrorized by a terrorist Kalanag who wants to destroy the country and become its ruler.

Director: Anil Sharma | Stars: Dharmendra, Jaya Prada, Dara Singh, Sadashiv Amrapurkar

Votes: 67

7. Chaalbaaz (1989)

155 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

Twins separated at infancy are brought up differently. One weak, one strong. One day, they end up at each others house. Their life is not the same anymore.

Director: Pankaj Parashar | Stars: Sridevi, Sunny Deol, Rajinikanth, Anupam Kher

Votes: 1,329

8. Mahaadev (1989)

131 min | Action, Drama

Thakur Sujan Singh and his wife Padma reside in a palatial home in the country-side. They have an only child, a son, who is a Police Inspector by the name of Arjun. Due to Arjun's honesty, ... See full summary »

Director: Raj N. Sippy | Stars: Vinod Khanna, Meenakshi Sheshadri, Raj Babbar, Anupam Kher

Votes: 29

9. 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: 2,846

10. Ghar Ka Chiraag (1989)

Not Rated | 158 min | Drama

Kumar is a very wealthy businessman and lives a comfortable lifestyle with his lovely wife, Asha, in a palatial house. The only thing missing from their lives is a son. When Asha gets ... See full summary »

Director: Sikander Bharti | Stars: Rajesh Khanna, Neelam Kothari, Chunky Pandey, Om Shivpuri

Votes: 57

11. Prem Pratigyaa (1989)

Not Rated | 156 min | Drama, Romance

Raja Bhaiya and Charan come to the big city to make a living, but cannot find jobs. While eating some food, they are taunted and physically assaulted by Kallu Dada, a physical altercation ... See full summary »

Director: Bapu | Stars: Mithun Chakraborty, Madhuri Dixit, Vinod Mehra, Ranjeet

Votes: 195

12. Gair Kaanooni (1989)

152 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

Officer Kapil Khanna was a strict enforcer of the law. In order to gain evidence against the local mafia Don D'Costa he seek ed favour from his underworld friend Aazam Khan a man with a ... See full summary »

Director: Prayag Raj | Stars: Sridevi, Govinda, Kimi Katkar, Rajinikanth

Votes: 73

13. Aag Se Khelenge (1989)

Not Rated | 151 min | Action

Police Inspector Shekhar Kapoor's only mission in life is to end the atrocities of underworld don Zaka and his son Shaka. In course of his investigations he bumps into a small-time criminal... See full summary »

Directors: Subhash Ghai, Bhaskar Shetty | Stars: Jeetendra, Anil Kapoor, Meenakshi Sheshadri, Kimi Katkar

Votes: 38

14. Asmaan Se Ooncha (1989)

Action, Drama, Family

Anita lives an abusive life-style with her alcoholic uncle in Kashmir, India who in lieu of money and alcohol attempts to sell her. Fortunately she manages to escape in time only to board a... See full summary »

Director: Mehul Kumar | Stars: Jeetendra, Raj Babbar, Anita Raj, Govinda

Votes: 44

15. Do Qaidi (1989)

158 min | Action, Adventure

Manu and Kanu are two con-men and petty thieves who work alone and are not known to one another. They individually decide to work for underground criminal Don "K.K.", and K.K. accepts them.... See full summary »

Director: Ajay Kashyap | Stars: Sanjay Dutt, Govinda, Farha Naaz, Neelam Kothari

Votes: 95

16. Lashkar (1989)

176 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Professor Anand lives a wealthy lifestyle in Bombay along with his wife, son, Raju, and a sister, Barkha, who will soon get married to Police Inspector Sumeet. Anand gets information that ... See full summary »

Directors: Jagdish Kadar, Kader Kashmiri | Stars: Dev Anand, Javed Jaffrey, Hemant Birje, Aditya Pancholi

Votes: 34

17. Ilaaka (1989)

Not Rated | 161 min | Action, Drama

Ilaaka - has a small little world of its own. A world of dreams and desires love and longings, hatred and hardships. This is Raja who stands at the cross roads of truth and traditions.. In ... See full summary »

Director: Aziz Sejawal | Stars: Mithun Chakraborty, Sanjay Dutt, Madhuri Dixit, Amrish Puri

Votes: 122

18. Batwara (1989)

201 min | Action, Drama

In India circa after the British Rule, there is a princely family consisting of Bade Thakur (Shammi Kapoor), his sons Devan (Vijayendra Ghatge), Vikram Singh (Vinod Khanna), and a third son... See full summary »

Director: J.P. Dutta | Stars: Dharmendra, Vinod Khanna, Dimple Kapadia, Poonam Dhillon

Votes: 169

19. Paap Ka Ant (1989)

Action, Drama, Romance

Advocate Jyoti and Deputy Commissioner of Police Khanna are in love and hope to materialize this relationship into marriage soon. Meanwhile Khanna red-handily catches two criminals Vikram ... See full summary »

Director: Vijay Reddy | Stars: Rajesh Khanna, Hema Malini, Govinda, Madhuri Dixit

Votes: 52

20. Vardi (1989)

161 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Inspector Verma and Havaldar Bhagwan Singh arrests Lalchand; with Bhagwan Singh loses his life in the process leaving an only son Ajay to be brought up by Verma and his wife. Years later ... See full summary »

Director: Umesh Mehra | Stars: Sunny Deol, Jackie Shroff, Kimi Katkar, Madhuri Dixit

Votes: 138

21. Jaisi Karni Waisi Bharni (1989)

168 min | Comedy, Drama

Gangaram Verma has worked for the local municipality for several years, and is known in the community for being honest. Contractors' many attempts to bribe him have all been in vain. One of... See full summary »

Director: Vimal Kumar | Stars: Govinda, Kimi Katkar, Kader Khan, Asrani

Votes: 192

22. Souten Ki Beti (1989)

136 min | Drama, Family

Heart Specialist Dr. Shyam Verma is the only child of his widowed father, Shankar. Shyam runs into beautiful Indian Airlines' Air-Hostess, Radha, and falls in love with her, woos her for 12... See full summary »

Director: Saawan Kumar Tak | Stars: Jeetendra, Rekha, Jaya Prada, Sumeet Saigal

Votes: 43

23. Kanoon Apna Apna (1989)

Not Rated | 162 min | Action, Crime, Drama

An Indian government official tries to remain loyal to his job and the state when his career is threatened by a criminal cartel who plan on ruining him as well as his son whom deals with the hoodlums in his own way of justice.

Director: Gopal B. | Stars: Dilip Kumar, Nutan, Sanjay Dutt, Madhuri Dixit

Votes: 122

24. Main Tera Dushman (1989)

Action, Adventure, Crime

Honest and diligent Forest Officer Kishan Srivastav (Jackie Shroff) and his wife Jaya (Jaya Pradha) come to the rural area of Ramgarh, and upset the criminal activities of Thakur Dayalu (... See full summary »

Director: Vijay Reddy | Stars: Jackie Shroff, Jaya Prada, Sunny Deol, Sridevi

Votes: 53

25. Farz Ki Jung (1989)

139 min | Drama

Honest, hardworking, and diligent Police Inspector Vikram, gets his just reward by being arrested for possesion of drugs. His mother gets a shock, and passes away instantly. Vikram is then ... See full summary »

Director: R.P. Swamy | Stars: Shashi Kapoor, Govinda, Neelam Kothari, Raza Murad

Votes: 32

26. Taaqatwar (1989)


Peter D'Mello is arrested by the police for the brutal killing of the local municipal officer, Sharma. Peter is tried in court, and found guilty and sentenced to be hanged. Peter leaves ... See full summary »

Director: David Dhawan | Stars: Sanjay Dutt, Govinda, Anita Raj, Neelam Kothari

Votes: 85

27. Hathyar (1989)

186 min | Action, Crime

Avinash and his family relocate to Bombay where his father commits suicide due to poverty. Avinash who decides to bear the responsibility of his family, is unable to find a job and becomes a criminal.

Director: J.P. Dutta | Stars: Sangeeta Bijlani, Dharmendra, Sanjay Dutt, Rishi Kapoor

Votes: 239

28. Nafrat Ki Aandhi (1989)

Action, Adventure, Drama

In his attempt to curb criminal activities in his area; an honest police inspector Ravi Kapoor gets into the bad books of two wrong-doers: one is an alcoholic named Sonu who run a seedy ... See full summary »

Director: Mehul Kumar | Stars: Dharmendra, Jeetendra, Anita Raj, Madhavi

Votes: 20

29. Kala Bazaar (1989)

Not Rated | 160 min | Action, Drama

In modern secular India corruption, nepotism, caste, and favoritism has taken root all the way from Kashmir to Kanyakumari, sparing no one in it's wake. Bombay Municipal Corporation's ... See full summary »

Director: Rakesh Roshan | Stars: Anil Kapoor, Jackie Shroff, Farha Naaz, Kimi Katkar

Votes: 175

Box office flop

30. Nigahen: Nagina Part II (1989)

Not Rated | 140 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

After the tragic deaths of his son, Ajit and daughter-in-law, Rajni, Raja Saheb decides to educate his grand-daughter, Neelam, in the city. Years later, Neelam has grown up and returns ... See full summary »

Director: Harmesh Malhotra | Stars: Sunny Deol, Sridevi, Anupam Kher, Gulshan Grover

Votes: 252

Box office flop

31. Eeshwar (1989)

147 min | Drama, Musical, Family

Ishwar is a simple-minded and honest young man, devout and religious, he cares for everybody. He meets with a young widow with a son and marries her. This story is about him and his trials and triumphs.

Directors: K. Viswanath, Rajesh Malik | Stars: Anil Kapoor, Vijayshanti, Vinod Mehra, Asha Sachdev

Votes: 421

Box office flop but a good film

32. Khoj (1989)

Not Rated | 113 min | Mystery, Thriller

Ravi gets a call from Father Anthony saying that his missing wife is with him in the Church.But when he meets her claims that she is not his wife. Inspector Balbir finds all the proofs are against Ravi but why is Ravi not ready to face it?

Director: Keshu Ramsay | Stars: Rishi Kapoor, Naseeruddin Shah, Kimi Katkar, Satish Shah

Votes: 232

Box office flop but a good film

33. Hum Intezaar Karenge (1989)

Drama, Romance

Manisha is the only child of wealthy widower Barrister Vikas Anand. Manisha meets fellow collegian, Ajay, and after a few misunderstandings both fall in love with each other. Manisha ... See full summary »

Director: Prabhat Roy | Stars: Mithun Chakraborty, Padmini Kolhapure, Vinod Mehra, Shafi Inamdar

Votes: 18

Box office flop

34. Dav Pech (1989)


Bajrangi and his sister, Sharda, lives in a small village in Central India, and have been orphaned at a very young age. Since Sharda is of marriageable age, Bajrangi arranges for a suitable... See full summary »

Director: Kawal Sharma | Stars: Jeetendra, Bhanupriya, Prem Chopra, Shakti Kapoor

Votes: 13

Box office flop but a good film

35. Sachché Ká Bol-Bálá (1989)

Action, Adventure

Karan Kaul is the Editor of a daily newspaper called "The Truth". He is respected by his fans and critics alike. He loves Greta Sanders, a Swiss national of Indian origin. Then Karan ... See full summary »

Director: Dev Anand | Stars: Dev Anand, Jackie Shroff, Meenakshi Sheshadri, Swapna

Votes: 35

Box office flop but a good film

36. Suryaa: An Awakening (1989)

Action, Drama

Thakur Gangadhar Choudhary rules a small community in rural India with an iron hand, and will never permit anyone to speak up against him. He owns most of the land surrounding his palatial ... See full summary »

Director: Esmayeel Shroff | Stars: Raaj Kumar, Vinod Khanna, Raj Babbar, Bhanupriya

Votes: 38

Box office flop but a good film

37. Joshilaay (1989)

Action, Drama, Western

Dara and Karan, the sons of two of the victims of dacoit Jogi Thakur, wait many years to exact their revenge. When the Thakur's colleague Raja Singh cheats him and runs away with his loot, ... See full summary »

Director: Sibte Hassan Rizvi | Stars: Sunny Deol, Anil Kapoor, Sridevi, Meenakshi Sheshadri

Votes: 234

Box office flop

38. Rakhwala (1989)


A little girl comes from her village to Bombay to find her father. She meets Vikram a kind hearted person who could help her. But Vikram is helpless as she doesn't know her father's name nor has his photograph.

Director: K. Muralimohana Rao | Stars: Asrani, Shabana Azmi, Beena Banerjee, Prem Chopra

Votes: 69

Box office flop

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