The best Amrish Puri’s action movies

Amrish Puri

Amrish Puri

22/06/1932- 12/01/2005
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Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
7.5/10
After arriving in India, Indiana Jones is asked by a desperate village to find a mystical stone. He agrees – and stumbles upon a secret cult plotting a terrible plan in the catacombs of an ancient palace.

Lakshya

Lakshya
7.8/10
An aimless, jobless, irresponsible grown man joins the army and matures into a battlefield hero.

Karan Arjun

Karan Arjun
6.8/10
  • Genre: ActionThriller
  • Release: 13/01/1995
  • Character: Thakur Durjan Singh
Karan and Arjun reincarnate in the different parts of the country. But the faith of their previous mother brings them together in order to avenge their death.

Koyla

Koyla
6.2/10
  • Genre: Action
  • Release: 18/04/1997
  • Character: Raja Saab
A village girl agrees to a marriage to a king she has never met after he sends her a photograph of himself. But the man in the photograph is not the king but his most loyal slave, the handsome but mute Shankar.

Nayak: The Real Hero

Nayak: The Real Hero
7.8/10
TV reporter Shivajirao gets a chance to be the Chief Minister of Maharashtra for a day, after being challenged by incumbent Chief Minister Balraj Chauhan. After his successful one-day stint, he attempts to get back to his normal life, but it is not as easy as he thought it to be, with the lives of his near and dear ones now in danger on account of his honesty.

The Hero: Love Story of a Spy

The Hero: Love Story of a Spy
5.5/10
Arun Khanna is a spy for the Indian government whose aid is enlisted to stop ISI Chief Ishak Khan. Khan is trying to build a nuclear bomb with which he can liberate Kashmir from the Indians. A battle of wits ensues. When Khan detonates a bomb at Khanna's engagement party to a fellow spy, Khanna's resolve is only strengthened. Now not only does he have to fight Khan, but he also has to track down his missing fiancee.

Thalapathi

Thalapathi
8.5/10
Surya, a courageous man who was raised in the slums, fights for the rights of the poor. However, he becomes friends with Deva who hires him as his commander and changes his life completely.

Taarzan: The Wonder Car

Taarzan: The Wonder Car
4.7/10
  • Genre: ActionRomance
  • Release: 06/08/2004
  • Character: Kartar Singh / Baa Ji
Taarzan: The Wonder Car is a 2004 romantic thriller film directed by Abbas Burmawalla and Mustan Burmawalla. The film stars Vatsal Seth, Ajay Devgn and Ayesha Takia in the lead roles, while Farida Jalal, Shakti Kapoor, Amrish Puri, Pankaj Dheer, Sadashiv Amrapurkar, Gulshan Grover and Mukesh Tiwari play supporting roles. The film is inspired by the 1983 horror, Christine.

Baadshah

Baadshah
6.8/10
  • Genre: ActionComedy
  • Release: 27/08/1999
  • Character: Suraj Singh Thapar
A man who got separated from his biological parents at birth, grows up to become the voice of the people. His caring nature for others, eventually leads him on a dangerous journey to uncover the truth about who his real parents are.

Jeet

Jeet
5.8/10
  • Genre: ActionRomance
  • Release: 23/08/1996
  • Character: Gajraj Choudhary
The story of a hitman who kills for the mob, but on one job he falls madly in love with a girl, who happens to be the beautiful daughter of an associate.

Garv: Pride and Honour

Garv: Pride and Honour
5.6/10
  • Genre: ActionCrimeDrama
  • Release: 09/07/2004
  • Character: Police Commissioner Samar Singh
About to retire, police inspector Samar Singh changes his mind when he discovers that a recently elected official has ties with the underworld.

Gadar: Ek Prem Katha

Gadar: Ek Prem Katha
7.3/10
Amongst the communal riots that erupt in the city, Tara shelters a wayward Sakina from a crazed mob and a bond that blossoms into love is created. The two eventually get married and have a son. The happy family, now living in Amritsar, gets the shock of their lives when Sakina learns that her father (Amrish Puri), whom she previously believed died in the riots back in Amritsar, is still alive after seeing his picture in a tattered, old newspaper. Upon contacting him, Sakina's father, now the mayor of Lahore in Pakistan, arranges for his daughter to arrive in Lahore to see him. Sakina leaves for Lahore minus Tara and her son, and upon reaching the city, learns of her father's plans for her - plans that include forcing Sakina to forget about her family and start life anew in Pakistan. Then begins an extraordinary journey which will lead Tara to cross the border into Pakistan to find his love Sakina

Phool Aur Kaante

Phool Aur Kaante
6/10
Phool Aur Kaante (English: Flowers and Thorns) is a Hindi action romance film released in 1991. It stars Ajay Devgn, Madhoo, Aruna Irani, Jagdeep and Amrish Puri among others. The film marked the debut of Ajay Devgn, son of stunt and action choreographer Veeru Devgan, and Madhoo, niece of actress Hema Malini. The film won Ajay Devgn, the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut for 1991. Phool Aur Kaante was a Super Hit at the box office in India, and was noted for its soundtrack. the movie is loosey based on a Malayalam film Parampara (1990) starting Mammootty and Suresh Gopi. Phool Aur Kaante clashed with Yash Chopra directed Lamhe at the box office. However Phool Aur Kante proved to be a super hit, on the other hand Lamhe which starred Anil Kapoor bombed at the box office. Ajay Devgan's entry in the film became very popular where he appeared standing, balancing on two moving motorcycles. Similar stunts have been repeated in a number of films since.

Kaalapani

Kaalapani
8.5/10
  • Genre: ActionDrama
  • Release: 06/04/1996
  • Character: Mirza Khan
Govardhan, a doctor by profession, is wrongly accused of bombing a train and is jailed by the British in Cellular Jail, also known as Kala Pani in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. He witnesses sufferings of hundreds of Indian prisoners there.

Ramayana: The Legend of Prince Rama

Ramayana: The Legend of Prince Rama
9.2/10
1992 Indo-Japanese traditional animation feature film directed by Yugo Sako and Ram Mohan, produced by Sako and Krishna Shah and based on the Indian epic the Ramayana.

Baba

Baba
5.3/10
Baba is an atheist who always questions the existence of a higher power. But when a turn of events bestows him with divine powers, he uses the opportunity to help other people.

Mr. India

Mr. India
7.7/10
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.

Deewana

Deewana
6.7/10
A singer marries his biggest fan, but his uncle plans to kill him in order to gain his money.

Duniya

Duniya
6.3/10
  • Genre: ActionDrama
  • Release: 12/10/1984
  • Character: Balwant Singh Kalra
Mohan Kumar's diligence and honesty lands him in trouble with Balwant Singh Kalra, Jugal Kishore Ahuja, and Mr. Bhandari. Together the trio frame and imprison Mohan and make him watch helplessly as his wife is killed. Years later, Mohan Kumar is released from prison, his only goal in life is to avenge his humiliation and wrongful arrest at the hands of the trio. With the help of Dinesh Verma, he establishes himself again, and starts the process of bringing death and destruction to the trio. The trio are well aware of his presence, and decide to send one of their men, Ravi, to spy on him. Ravi falls in love with Verma's daughter, Roma, and decides to change sides to help Verma and Mohan, but Mohan will not have anything to do with Ravi, and asks him to leave. Ravi then becomes a target by the trio and their men, and has to save himself, and the only way he can redeem himself is by turning the tables over Mohan, who is none other than his own father.Duniya

Gangaa Jamunaa Saraswathi

Gangaa Jamunaa Saraswathi
4.7/10
Gangaa Jamunaa and Saraswathi the most pious rivers, create a unique holy merger, popularly known as "Sangam". Likewise the characters of our story Gangaa Jamunaa and Saraswathi desire to meet and merge in love of each other. Gangaa Jamunaa begin to love each other and pledge to become one, Saraswati silently loves Gangaa, and dedicates her life to him. However there are many, who would like to separate the happy lovers. There is Hansraj, who does it, and with the result Jamuna separates from Gangaa. Jamuna reaches Shanker's home, Shanker who already loved her becomes extremely happy finding Jamuna in his home. In the meantime Saraswati was about to come closer to Ganga. When Hansraj, who had earlier swindled the property of Ganga's father by illegal means wanted to get rid of the rightful owner Ganga, he got Ganga shot. Ganga was badly wounded and there was no hope of his survival.

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