These 10 most famous Bollywood movies will not only be a source of entertainment but also serve as an entrance to the Indian culture and the people of the subcontinent. These most famous Bollywood movies are wholesome meal dealing from action, drama to dance sequences spreading the Bollywood virus all around the world.

  1. "Bobby": In our list of most famous bollywood movies, we begin with a movie released in 1973 by the name of "Bobby". This movie won the hearts of many by addressing the issue of discrimination in social classes prevalent in India through the story of young rebellious lovers.

  2. "Sangam": Released under the Yah Raj Banner this film is now known as a classic. The plot of the film is a complex love triangle between three childhood friends. Superb acting and direction made it extremely popular with the masses.

  3. "Mughal-e-Azam": After nine years of making with a sky touching budget, the film broke all box office records at its release. It is based on the tragic love story of Prince Salim in the setting of the Mughal Era. Its soulful music, amazing performances and exceptional direction turned it into a masterpiece. It was recently released again as a colored movie from a black and white film.

  4. "Sholay": BBC India announced "Sholay" as the “Film of the Millennium". At its release the film based on two robbers, failed but soon it regained the success it truly deserved. It is one of the most famous Bollywood movies of all time.

  5. "Mother India": It laid the stone to be remembered as one of the most famous Bollywood movies the day it was sent for participation for Best Foreign Language Film in the Academy Awards. The film depicts women as empowered and dignified and is a treat to watch.

  6. "Hum Apke Hain Kaun": This film has been an inspiration for many later movies made in Bollywood. The film starred 90’s heartthrob Salman Khan and Madhuri. It is a family film with a pinch of all necessary ingredients.

  7. "Gadar (Ek Prem Katha)": This film is acclaimed as one of the most famous Bollywood movies because of its exceptional tackling of the controversial and sensitive subject of partition of the subcontinent. It highlights issues in the backdrop of the story of two lovers who are separated in the name of partition.

  8. "Dilwale Dulhania Ley Jayenge": This is a wildly popular film that was aired for 750 weeks in Mumbai theatres at a stretch, creating an unbeatable record. Its music, acting, story line and choreography are sure to tug your heartstrings and envelop a romantic atmosphere.

  9. "Black": Diverging from romantic flicks that Bollywood is known for, "Black" is a film that will keep you entangled in thought until the last minute with exceptional performances and an emotional story line. The plot revolves around the story of a deaf and blind girl and her teacher. It has won various awards in India.

  10. "Om Shanti Om": One of the most famous Bollywood movies of recent times, "Om Shanti Om" did sky rocketing business at its release. It is a parody of Bollywood films and gives you a good laugh. It also features a song with above 30 famous Bollywood stars, which is a delight for all Bollywood fans.