Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995)

DDLJ Missing Train Scene

Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge holds the record for the longest run at the Box Office. It has been continuously running at the Maratha Mandir theater in Mumbai for the last 20 years.

The film was directed by debutant Aditya Chopra and featured Shahrukh Khan and Kajol as the lead pair. The story of the film is still unique as it dealt with different segments of society highlight strong family values.

Rangeela (1995)

Rangeela love triangle in Bollywood movies

Rangeela is one of those few Bollywood films that went on to become an inspiration for a Hollywood film.

Directed by Ram Gopal Varma, the film starred Aamir Khan, Jackie Shroff, and Urmila Matondkar in the lead roles. The film also marked A.R. Rahman’s debut in Bollywood as an original score and soundtrack.

Maachis (1996)

Maachis movie on Terrorism

Maachis is 1996 Bollywood political drama film that sheds light on few reasons why a boy next door choose the wrong side of the law and chooses to become a terrorist.

The film is set in the 1980s and focuses on the circumstances leading to the rise of Sikh insurgency in Punjab. Directed by Gulzar; the film stars Om Puri, Tabu, Chandrachur Singh, and Jimmy Shergill in pivotal roles.

Dil To Pagal Hai (1997)

Dil to Pagal hai love stories love triangle

Dil To Pagal Hai is a musical romance drama film featuring Shahrukh Khan, Madhuri Dixit, and Karishma Kapoor in the lead roles.

Directed by the legendary Yash Chopra, the film revolves around a musical dance troupe led by Rahul, portrayed by Shahrukh Khan and his love story.

Virasat (1997)

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Directed by Priyadarshan, Virasat is a Hindi social drama film that features Anil Kapoor and Tabu in the lead roles. The film tells the story of a young modern man, who returns to his ancestral village after completing his studies in London and gets strangled in the village politics after his father’s death.

In the midst of fulfilling his father’s desire, he loses his love, his dreams, and dedicates his life for the welfare of the people. The film is all about how he takes up his father’s role as the head of the village.

Border (1997)

Border Movie on War and Army Life

Border is an epic Bollywood war film directed by J.P. Dutta. The film features an ensemble cast of Sunny Deol, Sunil Shetty, Akshaye Khanna, Tabu, Pooja Bhatt, Jackie Shroff in important roles.

Border is a film adaptation based on the real life events that occurred at the Battle of Longewala during the famous Indo-Pakistan war of 1971.

Gupt (1997)

suspense thriller

Gupt is a 1997 Hindi suspense thriller Movie starring Bobby Deol, Kajol, and Manisha Koirala in the lead roles.

Directed by Rajiv Rai, the film revolves around a murder mystery and the false accusation of the lead actor. The film is about the search for the real culprit by the lead to prove his innocence.

Satya (1998)

Bhikhu Mhatre Satya best Villian roles

Satya is a 1998 Hindi gangster film directed by Ram Gopal Varma. The film made the career of Manoj Bajpai for his iconic portrayal of Bhikhu Mhatre, whereas helped Varma become a master at directing gangster movies.

Satya was first of his Gangster trilogy films. The other two were Company and D. The film was written by Anurag Kashyap and Saurabh Shukla.

Dil Se (1998)

Dil se Movie on terrorist and terrorism

Dil Se is a war romantic thriller film starring Shahrukh Khan and Manisha Koirala in the lead roles. Dil Se was the third film by the ace director Mani Ratnam completing his trilogy of terror films after Roja and Bombay.

Shahrukh Khan tried his luck with parallel cinema with Dil Se, whereas Manisha Koirala played a terrorist in the film.

Ghulam (1998)

Ghulam 1998 Aamir Khan Rani mukherjee

Ghulam is a 1998 crime drama featuring Aamir Khan and Rani Mukherjee in the lead roles. The film is a remake of 1988 action drama film Kabzaa starring Sanjay Dutt in the lead role.

The film is about how a carefree young man takes on a popular goon when he finds the path of righteousness. Whether he wins or loses on his path forms the crux of the story.

Vaastav: The Reality (1999)

Vaastav Sanjay Dutt Movie Still
Sunjay Dutt in Vaastav

Vaastav is a 1999 Underworld Crime Drama Bollywood Film starring Sanjay Dutt in one of his trademark gangster role as Raghu. Directed by Mahesh Manjrekar, the film tells a story about a young man who accidentally gets involved in a murder case that lead him to become a respected hit man within the underworld.

His portrayal of Raghunath Namdev Shivalkar in the film also helped Sanjay Dutt win his first Filmfare Best Actor award.

Rajeesh Nair is a true Gizmofreak and an addictive movie buff. He blogs at LifeBlender.com – a lifestyle Blogzine which focuses on general life related topics of the 21st Century.