The best Amrish Puri’s drama movies

Amrish Puri

Amrish Puri

22/06/1932- 12/01/2005
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Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge

Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
8/10
Raj is a rich, carefree, happy-go-lucky second generation NRI. Simran is the daughter of Chaudhary Baldev Singh, who in spite of being an NRI is very strict about adherence to Indian values. Simran has left for India to be married to her childhood fiancé. Raj leaves for India with a mission at his hands, to claim his lady love under the noses of her whole family. Thus begins a saga.

Mohabbatein

Mohabbatein
7/10
  • Genre: DramaRomance
  • Release: 27/10/2000
  • Character: Major General Khanna
At a prestigious all-male university, three friends seek love outside of the school grounds; at the same time, a newly-hired music teacher seeks to befriend and loosen up the militantly strict headmaster.

Gandhi

Gandhi
8/10
In the early years of the 20th century, Mohandas K. Gandhi, a British-trained lawyer, forsakes all worldly possessions to take up the cause of Indian independence. Faced with armed resistance from the British government, Gandhi adopts a policy of 'passive resistance', endeavouring to win freedom for his people without resorting to bloodshed.

Lakshya

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

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.

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.

Chachi 420

Chachi 420
7.4/10
In order to see his little girl more often, a divorcee disguises himself as an old lady and gets a job as his own daughter's caretaker.

Chori Chori Chupke Chupke

Chori Chori Chupke Chupke
5.5/10
  • Genre: DramaRomance
  • Release: 09/03/2001
  • Character: Kailashnath Malhotra
Raj and Priya are newly married. Priya is heavy with children, but due to unexpected circumstances, she loses her child and is unable to conceive again. Enter Madhoo, a prostitute who is willing to become surrogate mother for the couple. Their relationship becomes entangled with love triangle when Madhoo falls in love with Raj.

Pardes

Pardes
6.9/10
  • Genre: DramaRomance
  • Release: 08/08/1997
  • Character: Kishorilal
Emotionally attached to his motherland, a U.S. immigrant sends his son back to India to seek a bride.

Yaadein

Yaadein
4.2/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 27/07/2001
  • Character: J.K. Malhotra
When Ronit meets Isha, both are attracted to each other and fall in love. They want to surprise Ronit's parents and Raj, and they accordingly decide to share this news with Raj, only to find out that Raj has been actively involved in trying to get Ronit married to Monishka Rai.

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.

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.

Taal

Taal
6.6/10
  • Genre: DramaRomance
  • Release: 13/08/1999
  • Character: Jagmohan Mehta
On a sight-seeing road trip of India, U.K. based Manav Mehta meets Mansi, the daughter of a singer, Tarababu. He is attracted to her, and makes his attraction known. She also is attracted to him eventually. Her dad approves of Manav, and both go to Bombay to meet his family. On their arrival itself, they are shunned and treated as second class citizens, and this lasts throughout the day.

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.

Naseeb

Naseeb
7.1/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 17/03/1981
  • Character: Don
Naseeb, a story of destiny and fate, begins with a lottery ticket. A drunk who cannot pay his restaurant bill trades his recently purchased ticket with a waiter. Naseeb becomes a poignant story about love, friendship, sacrifice, deceit, revenge and above all, destiny.

Meri Jung

Meri Jung
7.2/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 11/08/1985
  • Character: G. D. Thakral
When evil lawyer Thakral prosecutes innocent family man Deepak and sends him to his death, his family is shattered--and when his son Arun grows up, he's determined to avenge his parents' suffering.

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