Amir Khan, the great Muslim hero of Hindi Films and remains the best Indian film actor, director and producer of Bollywood for many decades. He had produced the number of movies and maintained his presence in the Bollywood top ranking since 1973 from his ever best hit movie “Yadoon Ki Baaraat”. Some great movies like Dil, Rangeela, Mangle Pandy, A Love Story 1947 and many others, is excluded from the list because all wonderful movies cannot be enlisted in a top list. I am here trying to make a list of top ten great movies of Amir Khan on the basis of public reviews and box office ranking.
10: Qayamant Se Qayamat Tak – 1988
This great movie stands at number ten position. It was released in 1988, written by Nasir Hussain and directed by Mansoor Khan. Juhi Chawala was a heroine with Amir. The film was considered a massive breakthrough in which made Amir and Juli became stars over night. This is a romantic film based on Shakespeare’s Great novel Romeo and Juliet. The music of the film is also very popular.
9: Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar – 1992
Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar was directed by Mansoor Khan and Amir Khan was the main hero in it. The theme is all about marathon cycle race.
8: Sarfarosh – 1999
Sarfarosh has a special position among the best Amir Khan movies. This was written and directed by John Matthew Matthan. Amir Khan is the hero in this hit movie along with the legendary star Naseeruddin Shah. Sonali Bendre was a heroine with Amir, the story of this movie based upon cross border terrorism and an honest police officers fight against it, and a young student quits his studies to join the Indian Police to wipe out the culprits.
7: Mann – 1999
This Super hit movie “Mann” was a romantic movie which was directed by Indra Kumar or written b Aatish Kapadia. The main popular stars were Amir Khan, Manisha koirala, Anil Kapoor and Rani Mukerji. The main theme of the story is based upon the Hollywood movie Love Affair. The total gross profit of Mann on a box office was more than two hundred and one million Indian rupees.
6: Lagaan : Once Upon a Time India – 2001
Lagaan: It was another milestone covered by great Amir Khan. This is a story of the film was based upon a small village in India under the British government, whose people stake their future on a game of cricket which they don’t know to play. The making budget of this masterpiece was $4.55 million dollars and Amir Khan is a main hero of the film along with Gracy Singh, Paul Blackthorne and others. It was written by Ashutosh Gowariker. Moreover, Lagaan was the winner of Oscar Academy Awards 2002.
5: Dil Chahta Hai – 2001
The story of the film was based on three college friends and their relationships. The movie was made under the director of Farhan Akhtar. The main stars were Amir Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Akshaye Kumar and Pretty Zinta. This was a super hit movie of that time and it became the 8th highest earning Bollywood film in the year 2001.
4: Rang De Basanti – 2006
A young woman from England comes to India to make a documentary. She asks a group of five young men to act in her film. This movie also radicalizes on the government corruption. This famous movie was written and directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra. Amir Khan played a leading role along with Soha Ali, Kunal Kapoor and others. The cost budget of this movie was $5.5 million dollars.
3: Like Stars on the Earth – 2007
Taare Zameen Par or Like Stars on the Earth was released in 2007 and just in the seventh week from its release it grossed up to $1.3 million dollars only in the United States and considered one of the ever hit movies on box office. It is a story of an eight year old boy who is lazy and trouble maker, then his new art teacher overcomes his real problem with patience and comparison. Amir Khan was the director and hero in this movie along with Darsheel Safary, Tanay Chhda and others.
2: Ghajini– 2008
It was a thriller movie of Amir Khan, in which Amir Khan played a leading role of a psycho patient, he lost his memory in the incident but despite of this loss he takes revenge. It was directed by A.R Murugadoss. Ghajini holds the record of profit barrier in India and earned $18.2 million dollars.
1: 3 Idiots – 2009
The 3 Idiots film was published in 2009 and earned profit of $US 25 million dollars only in the United States in a first month. The film was another major success of Amir and it owns many official awards like IIFA Awards etc. This film was directed by Rajkumar Hirani and Amir Khan, Madhavan, Kareena Kapoor and others are its main actors. The story is based on the concept that parents should not force their children in selecting their professions.
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