Bollywood’s Mr. Perfectionist is considered to be very influential over the youth of the country and his movies are loved by the masses. He is also well-known for championing a number of social causes and has been in the news for his volcanic statements. While he has always done stellar films, we look at ones that really were creating an impact.
We bring to you a list of Aamir Khan’s top hit films as he turns 50.Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak (1988) – This movie is a musical Bollywood adaptation of “Romeo and Juliet” that was full of fun, drama, romance and very heart-felt acting. The lead pair Aamir Khan and the beautiful Juhi Chawla were bang on in their portrayals of the lead and this movie turned out to be a super-duper hit that even after almost three decades still enjoys popularity.CLICK HERE FOR ALL BOX OFFICE UPDATES
Sarfarosh – The film went a step beyond the usual and spoke of how the nexus of rotten elements within India and enemies across the border weakened and endangered us. A hard-hitting film, the movie began Aamir Khan’s journey towards excellence in commercial cinema. The level of patriotism in this movie was certainly high but it was not in-your-face or extremist. The movie was certainly well-received by the masses and can still be counted as one of Bollywood’s best.3 Idiots(2009) – This film is loosely adapted from the novel ‘five point something’ of Chetan Bhagat where Aamir Khan played the role of an engineer along with R Madhavan and Sharman Joshi. This film was a mega hit and hit the 100 crore club within weeks of its release. His actress in this movie was Kareena Kapoor who was lauded for her performance.Taare Zameen Par (2007) – This movie was universally acclaimed and it grew from strength to strength after releasing. An emotional, sensitive film, it hung on amazingly well at the box office. By the time it ended its run, it had earned more than Rs 60 crore, which was a very respectable sum for the kind of film it was.Rang De Basanti (2006) – RDB is a film about standing up for one’s beliefs, where the spirit of rebellion transcends time and age. A young idealistic English filmmaker Sue arrives in India to make a film on Indian revolutionaries Bhagat Singh, Chandrashekhar Azad and their contemporaries and their fight for freedom from the British Raj. This 2006 movie is a youthful drama that was power packed with patriotism in a way never seen before and stirred many youngsters into action. Still one of Aamir’s most successful movies, this film is also one of his best career performances.CLICK HERE FOR ALL LATEST BOLLYWOOD UPDATES
Lagaan (2001) – In this movie, Aamir Khan played a humble villager who takes on British pride and beats them in a cricket match in the 19th century to prevent them from implementing a killing tax on the villagers. This was period-patriotic fiction and really showcased the acting prowess not just of the lead, but the entire cast. The movie really stirred emotions in audiences and was a stellar example of period film authenticity.Dil Chahta Hai (2001) – This film is about a group of three friend and their ups and downs in life. The movie had a very successful music run as well as the fact that it did very-well at the box office. The film was well-received by audiences and to this day it remains a cult classic of sorts.Andaz Apna Apna (1994) – This is a comedy movie about two young men who are looking for a rich bride and persuing a model for the same. The actress in this movie, Raveena Tandon and Karishma Kapoor were both on the path of better career prospects thanks to this movie. Andaz Apna Apna ended up being a super hit and is still remembered for its sheer amazing plot.Talaash (2012) – Aamir Khan who plays role of an Inspector, investigates a popular film star’s death. Before he can solve the complicated case, he has to face his suppressed grief and deal with a sex worker and murderer. This movie was certainly not one with a mainstream script; however it enjoyed massive box-office success and even garnered a lot of praise from audiences and critics alike.Jo Jeeta Wahi Sikandar (1992) – The heart-touching story of a poor student trying to impress a more well-to-do woman, this movie was the perfect mix of romance, family values, friendship and a lot more. The movie was a massive success at the box-office and to this day is considered one of Khan’s best movies.[/tps_footer]