25 Best movies of Anil Kapoorby abtheboss | created - 07 Nov 2017 | updated - 22 Mar 2018 | Public
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1. Mr. India (1987)
179 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
A poor but big-hearted man takes orphans into his home. After discovering his scientist father's invisibility device, he rises to the occasion and fights to save his children and all of India from the clutches of a megalomaniac.
One of the most iconic films ever. The film was the highest-grossing Indian film of 1987, and remains a cult classic in India.
2. Parinda (1989)
Not Rated | 154 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A man's friend, a police officer, is assassinated by gangsters in broad daylight. He discovers that his elder brother works in the same gang and decides to avenge his friend's death by infiltrating the gang.
Parinda received critical acclaim when released. It is considered by many to be the turning point in the introduction of realism in Hindi cinema. Parinda won two National Film Awards and five Filmfare Awards, and was India's official selection for the 1990 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, but it was not nominated.
3. Virasat (1997)
Not Rated | 165 min | Drama, Family, Musical
After completing his studies in London, England, Shakti Thakur returns home to India in a small town where his family resides. Accompanying him is his leggy girlfriend, Anita, who he is in ... See full summary »
The story was adapted from the Tamil film Thevar Magan. Virasat was nominated for nine categories at the Filmfare awards and won seven of them, including Best Film critics and Best actor critics for Anil.
4. Nayak: The Real Hero (2001)
Not Rated | 187 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A man accepts a challenge by the chief minister of Maharashtra to run the state for one day, and makes such a success of it that soon he is embroiled in political intrigue.
The film is a remake of S. Shankar's own successful Tamil film Mudhalvan (1999). It was critically acclaimed and has since developed a mass cult following among audience. The film was a box-office failure, primarily because of poor marketing.
5. Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
R | 120 min | Drama, Romance
A Mumbai teenager reflects on his life after being accused of cheating on the Indian version of "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?".
Votes: 819,447 | Gross: $141.32M
Slumdog Millionaire was widely acclaimed, being praised for its plot, soundtrack and direction. It was nominated for ten Academy Awards in 2009 and won eight—the most for any 2008 film—including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Adapted Screenplay. It won seven BAFTA Awards including Best Film, five Critics' Choice Awards and four Golden Globes.
6. Mashaal (1984)
Not Rated | 162 min | Action, Drama, Family
A chain of events changes Vinod's life - from honest journalist to black marketer to an underworld Don and a Racketeer in order to combat Vardhan.
The film got positive reviews from critics. Anil won his first Filmfare Award in the Best Supporting Actor category.
7. Lamhe (1991)
Not Rated | 187 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
When the young Viren comes to India for the first time, he is captivated by Pallavi. When he learns she is already spoken for, he returns to London a broken man. When he gets the news of ... See full summary »
Over the years Lamhe has become a cult classic.
8. 1942: A Love Story (1994)
Not Rated | 157 min | Action, Drama, History
A young Indian couple, both from wealthy backgrounds, find themselves caught up in the 1940's Indian revolutionary movement against their families whom are under the thumb a sadistic British general.
9. Tezaab (1988)
Not Rated | 173 min | Action, Drama, Romance
A college student, who wants to join the army and serve his country, becomes a criminal due to unforeseen circumstances.
Tezaab was critically acclaimed and garnered four Filmfare Awards from twelve nominations. Anil Kapoor won his first Best Actor award.
10. Call (2000)
176 min | Action, Drama, Romance
A notorious terrorist manipulates an Indian army major's jilted lover into helping him obtain a classified military code.
Votes: 2,307 | Gross: $0.36M
The film was critically acclaimed but did average business at the box office. It won two National Film Awards, including the Nargis Dutt Award for Best Feature Film on National Integration and the National Film Award for Best Actor for Anil Kapoor's performance as Major Jaidev Rajvansh.
11. 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 »
The film is a remake of the 1981 Tamil film Andha 7 Naatkal.
12. Chameli Ki Shaadi (1986)
Not Rated | 136 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A man lives a poor lifestyle in a small town with his older brothers. He is unemployed and commits himself to be a wrestler, but he has to promise to be celibate until he is 40 years old.
13. Karma (1986)
Not Rated | 193 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
The BSO is a British oriented group who wants to take control of India. When senior police inspector Vishwa Pratap Singh arrests there leader Dr. Michael Dang the authorities blast the jail... See full summary »
The film was a huge success at box office.
14. Ram Lakhan (1989)
Not Rated | 174 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
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.
15. Beta (1992)
Not Rated | 171 min | Drama, Romance
Raju, the only heir of a millionaire is brainwashed by his stepmother, for her greed of his entire property.
Beta was the highest-grossing Bollywood film of 1992. It won five Filmfare Awards. Kapoor and Dixit won the Best Actor and Best Actress awards, respectively.
17. Dil Dhadakne Do (2015)
Not Rated | 170 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The Mehra family must contemplate over their way of living and their love lives while on a cruise celebrating their 30th wedding anniversary.
19. No Entry (2005)
158 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
Kishan and Sunny's life are troubled after their womanizing friend Prem sets them up with a hooker named Bobby, leading to web of lies and confusions.
Votes: 11,475 | Gross: $0.68M
21. Janbaaz (1986)
Not Rated | 175 min | Action, Drama
Rana Vikram Singh (Amrish Puri) has two sons, Rajesh (Feroz Khan), a police officer and Amar (Anil Kapoor), a fun-loving playboy. Rajesh has gone through a traumatic experience of losing ... See full summary »
22. Ghar Ho To Aisa (1990)
Not Rated | 155 min | Drama
The Kumar family consists of Ramprasad, his wife, Durga; their married son, Vijay, his wife, Sharda, their daughter, Pinky; a married daughter who lives with them, Kanchan, her husband, ... See full summary »
23. Laadla (1994)
169 min | Drama, Family
The headstrong owner of a factory, Sheetal, marries Raju, the union leader of the factory, to quell his spirit and teach him a lesson. In the process, she ends up learning a few lessons herself.
Laadla is the remake of Rajkumar's blockbuster Kannada movie Anuraga Aralithu (1986).
24. Mubarakan (2017)
PG-13 | 156 min | Comedy, Romance
Singleton Kartar Singh is left with the responsibility of raising his 2 orphaned nephews. He asks his brother to raise Charan and his sister in London to raise Karan. When the twins cross continents, they leave behind a trail of confusion.
Votes: 3,785 | Gross: $0.76M