Actor Anil Kapoor is one of the most versatile actors Indian cinema has ever seen. From 1979, after his acting debut in Umesh Mehra’s film Hamar Tumhar, the actor delivered various blockbusters for which he received numerous awards and recognition from the audience. As the actor turns a year older on December 24, we take a look at the top 10 films of his career. Anil Kapoor’s Birthday: 5 Movies About The Actor We Can Watch Again And Again
1. Mr. India
Directed by Shekhar Kapoor, the film is one of the best films of his career in which he has donned the role of an invisible superhero. Mr. India. The film remains one of the most iconic films of Indian cinema and was also the highest grossing Indian film of 1987 and remains a cult classic in India. Apart from Anil, Sridevi was also a part of the film. 15 years of welcome: Here’s how playing Majnu Bhai came ‘naturally’ to Anil Kapoor.
2. Ram Lakhan
Anil Kapoor’s blockbuster ‘Aee Jee Oo Jee Lo Jee’ from the family entertainer Ram Lakhan it also starred Jackie Shroff and Madhuri Dixit. Directed by Shubash Ghai, Ram Lakhan is one of the best drama films of Bollywood copra. Anil received a lot of appreciation for his performance in the film.
3. Kishen Kanhaiya
Starring Rakesh Roshan, the blockbuster was released in 1990 and featured Anil Kapoor in a dual role. The action comedy also featured Shilpa Shirodkar and Madhuri Dixit in lead roles.
Majnu Bhai is one of Anil Kapoor’s most famous comic roles. Starring Anees Bazmee, welcome was released in 2007 and remains one of the strangest films in Indian cinema. Anil also called ‘Welcome’ one of his most loved films. It also starred Akshay Kumar, Nana Patekar and Katrina Kaif in lead roles.
Considered to be Anil Kapoor’s masterpiece, this political thriller was a remake of South Tamil director Shankar’s blockbuster. Mudhalvan. Apart from Anil, the film also featured actors Rani Mukerji and Amrish Puri. The ‘Race’ actor has received a lot of appreciation for his performance.
Director Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s crime drama was released in 1989 and was declared a blockbuster. Actors Nana Patekar, Jackie Shroff and Madhuri Dixit were also part of the film. The film won two national awards.
7. 1942: A love story
Who does not remember the beautiful song ‘Ek ladki ko dekha to aisa laga’? The romantic musical was directed by Vidhu Vinod Chopra and also starred Manisha Koirala, Jackie Shroff, Anupam Kher and Danny Denzongpa. Anil and Manisha’s romantic pairing in the film received huge amount of love from the audience.
Directed by Yash Chopra Mashaal is Anil Kapoor’s most acclaimed film in which he played a supporting role. It featured legendary actor Dilip Kumar and Waheeda Rehman in lead roles. The film earned praise from critics and audiences alike.
9. Slumdog Millionaire
Slumdog Millionaire received critical acclaim for its plot, soundtrack and direction. Directed by Danny Boyle, it received ten Academy Award nominations in 2009, winning eight of them, the most of any film in 2008, including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Adapted Screenplay. Anil Kapoor portrayed a game show host in the film and his performance was praised throughout.
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Produced by Anil’s brother Boney Kapoor, the film also starred Salman Khan and Fardeen Khan, Bipasha Basu, Lara Dutta and Esha Deol in lead roles and was declared a super hit. Anil was appreciated for his quirky dialogues in the film.
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