Top 20 Bollywood Classics Which Were Actually Flops

Top 20 Bollywood Classics Which Were Actually Flops Hindi Article

1. ‘ Shaan Shantanu Mukherjee is a very popular singer and kn >> Read More... ’ (1980)

The Bollywood’s most horrifying villain Shakaal came from this movie. Shakaal was played by Kulbhushan Kharbanda Birthday: 21/10/1944                     Proudly >> Read More... and he won the best villain Film Fare award. Everyone still remembers his dialogue: “Mera Naam Shakaal” while kids are afraid of it. Shaan has the most evergreen sounds tracks which include “Yamma Yamma” and “Pyaar Karne Waale”. It had the biggest star cast which included Amitabh Bachchan Amitabh Bachchan was conceived on October 11, 1942 >> Read More... , Sunil Dutt Sunil Dutt was a great actor, director, producer, >> Read More... , Shashi Kapoor Shashi kapoor, a name that needs no introduction, >> Read More... , Shatrughan Sinha Shatrughan sinha is a well known name of the Hindi >> Read More... and many more. Shaan was directed by Ramesh Sippy Ramesh Sippy is an eminent film director and he is >> Read More... and written by Salim-Javed. Even after so many flavors of Bollywood, the movie flopped at the box office. It was expected to be as successful as Sholay was, but, it failed to do so.

2. Andaz Apna Apna Click to look into! >> Read More... (1994)

One of the best comedy movies in Bollywood is “Andaz Apna Apna” which starred Salman Khan Salman Khan is a very famous Indian actor and a pr >> Read More... and Aamir Khan Aamir Khan or Mohammed Aamir Hussain Khan is Bolly >> Read More... . The chemistry between the two was cherished by all the critics and the audience. Every character in the movie was so different from each other and was loved by the audience. This movie is still loved by the audience but do you know this movie flopped at the box office after its release? . The director of the movie, Rajkumar Santoshi Rajkumar Santoshi is an Indian filmmaker who shot >> Read More... , announced a sequel to Andaz Apna Apna on the movie’s 20th anniversary.

3. Mera Naam Joker (1970)

The legendry Bollywood actor Raj Kapoor Raj Kapoor was a renowned actor, director, and pro >> Read More... is famous for his acting in Mera Naam Joker. But does anyone know that this movie was a flop when it released on the silver screen. It took 6 long years to make this phenomenal movie, but, unfortunately, it failed badly. This movie was 4 hours and 15 minutes long. This long duration of the movie might be a reason as to why the movie flopped. But today, people are crazy for this movie. Songs like “Jeena Yahaan… Marna Yahaan…” and “Jaane kahaan gaye woh din” made this movie a beautiful melancholic saga. The movie’s story revolves around a joker’s personal and professional life which makes the audience sensitive.

4. ‘Silsila’ (1981)

This movie starred the loveliest couple of Bollywood, Amitabh Bachchan and ‘ Rekha Rekha is probably among the most renowned and well >> Read More... ’, and is still remembered by the audience. The movie had a love triangle between the characters Jaya Bachchan Born on 9th April 1948 Jaya Bachchan is an Indian >> Read More... , Amitabh and Rekha. . This movie was one of a kind, but, still wasn’t a successful one. Directed by Yash Chopra Film maker Yash Chopra is recognized as the ‘king >> Read More... , people won’t believe that this movie actually flopped the box office.

5. ‘ Agneepath Click to look into! >> Read More... ’ (1990)

Bollywood’s Shahenshah Amitabh Bachchan’ s well-known movie Agneepath, for which he won his first award for the best actor in 38th National Film Awards The National Film Awards gets presented every year >> Read More... , is an action drama movie starring Mithun Chakraborty When we talk about the few legends in the Indian f >> Read More... Amitabh Bachchan, Neelam Kothari During the mid 80s Neelam Kothari had a successful >> Read More... , Danny Denzongpa For Danny Denzongpa the voyage to the glittering w >> Read More... , Madhavi, and Rohini Hattangadi Rohini Hattangadi is an Indian actress who can be >> Read More... . The movie’s title was taken from one of the poems of Harivansh Rai Bachchan Harivansh Rai Bachchan is the father of Bollywood >> Read More... .The movie had all the perfect ingredients in it, but, unfortunately, the movie failed at the box office.

6. ‘ Lamhe Click to look into! >> Read More... ’ (1991)

Lamhe is a movie which is counted amongst the top ten romantic movies of the last 100 years. But the movie failed at the box office, because of the movie’s theme which was considered as incestuous. The movie starred Anil Kapoor Anil Kapoor was born on 24th December 1956 in Mumb >> Read More... and ‘ Sridevi Sridevi is an Indian an actress renowned for her w >> Read More... ’. Sridevi also received a Filmfare Award for the best actress because of her amazing performance in the movie. The movie was directed by Yash Chopra.

7. Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro (1983)

Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron, directed by Kundan Shah Kundan Shah is an Indian director and scriptwriter >> Read More... , won the title of the best movie at the Indira Gandhi Awards, 1984. The movie had a huge star cast which included Satish Shah Satish Shah is a Hindi and Marathi TV actor. He ro >> Read More... , Bhakti Barve Bhakti was an Indian actress to have worked in Guj >> Read More... , Ravi Baswani Ravi Baswani was an Indian actor, who worked in Bo >> Read More... , Neena Gupta Neena Gupta is a very popular and well-known figur >> Read More... , Naseeruddin Shah Naseeruddin Shah is an experimental actor and asso >> Read More... , Pankaj Kapur Pankaj Kapur is a prominent Indian actor and direc >> Read More... , Om Puri Om Rajesh Puri is one of the widely noted senior a >> Read More... , and . The movie was marked in the list of the top 25 movies you should watch by India Times. But this movie failed at the box office because the audience didn’t understand the theme of the movie.

8. ‘Pakeezah’ (1972)

No one would believe that a movie like this would ever fail at the box office. 14 years is what it took to make this movie, but the movie flopped. The movie was known for the dance Meena Kumari Meena Kumari is a popular TV and film actress. She >> Read More... . After the movie, she is known as the Tragedy Queen. This was her last film as she died after the movie. After her death, the movie received popularity.

9. ‘ Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye! Click to look into! >> Read More... ’ (2008)

Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye! was a black comedy drama movie which starred Abhay Deol Abhay Deol is an actor and director of the TV indu >> Read More... as the lead role, Richa Chadda Richa Chadda is a new and sultry Indian actress. S >> Read More... , Neetu Chandra Neetu Chandra is a famous actress in South India. >> Read More... , Archana Puran Singh Archana Puran Singh is an Indian TV artist and pre >> Read More... , Manu Rishi Manu Rishi Chadha is an actor, dialogue and script >> Read More... , Manjot Singh Manjot Singh was born to a Sikh family, in Delhi o >> Read More... and Paresh Rawal The Padma Shri award winner who shot to fame with >> Read More... . This movie won an award at the National Film Awards for being the most popular film. But when the film released, the movie failed at the box office.

10. Kaagaz Ke Phool (1959)

It is surprising that one of Guru Dutt Born on 9th July 1925, Guru Dutt was an Indian act >> Read More... ’s movie movie was a flop but it actually was. The reason behind the movie’s failure might be the fact that the audience found the movie incomplete and a little ahead of its time. The movie was directed and produced by Guru Dutt himself. The music was composed by S.D. Burman and lyrics were by Kaifi Azmi Kaifi Azmi is born as Sayyid Akhtar Hussein Rizvi. >> Read More... . The movie was ranked 160 amongst the greatest movies of all the time in 2002.

11. Dil Se (1998)

An Example of Parallel Cinema is Dil Se… The movie starred Shah Rukh Khan Shah Rukh Khan or also known as SRK is a prominent >> Read More... and Manisha Koirala Manisha Koirala, is a Bollywood actress of Nepales >> Read More... in the leading role and Preity Zinta Preity, also known as Preity Zinta is a famous Act >> Read More... in a supporting role. Dil Se... is a romantic war movie directed and written by Mani Ratnam Mani Ratnam is an Indian filmmaker deeply rooted t >> Read More... . It has the backdrop of Insurgency in Northeast India. This was Mani Ratnam’ third terrorism based film, but, it flopped at the box office. Mani Ratnam won seven Filmfare Awards and two National Award, still, the movie flopped. The reason might be that the audience found the movie was too serious for the time in which it came out. It had A.R. Rahman’s soundtrack.

12. ‘ Lakshya Click to look into! >> Read More... ’ (2004)

Lakshya was based on the Kargil War, i.e., the war between India and Pakistan, but, was just a fictionalized backdrop of the war. The story was phenomenal with Farhan Akhtar’s direction and Hrithik Roshan Hrithik Roshan with his unimaginable dance moves i >> Read More... ’ best performance in the movie. In spite of all this, the movie went flopped and the reason behind its failure might be that the audience found the three hours duration of the movie a bit too long. But later the movie gained a lot of attention from the youngsters and cults.

13. Umrao Jaan Click to look into! >> Read More... (1981)

Umrao Jaan is known for Rekha’s phenomenal dance performance. She crossed every border of poise, beauty, and grace with this film. Can someone ever imagine one looking so gorgeous on the screen? For her performance in the movie, she won The National Award for the best actress.. However, the movie failed at the Box Office Box Office is a Tamil entertainment TV serial whic >> Read More... .

14. ‘Maqbool’ (2003)

Maqbool was a crime drama movie directed by Vishal Bhardwaj The most outstanding of a successful film producer >> Read More... . It starred Pankaj Kapoor, Tabu, Irrfan Khan Irrfan Khan is a noted Bollywood actor who started >> Read More... and Masumekh Makhija. The movie has been taken from one of the plays of Shakespeare: Macbeth. The movie didn’t do well at the box office, but, the director of the movie won an International acclaim. The reason behind the movie’s failure is that the Indian audience likes to watch a happy ending to a love story, but this movie was too dark.

15. ‘ Swades Click to look into! >> Read More... ’ (2004)

After Lagaan, director Ashutosh Gowariker Ashutosh Gowariker was born 15 February 1964 in Ko >> Read More... came forward with Swades. But, this movie didn’t do well at the box office as people were expecting more from Ashutosh after Lagaan. Swades starred Shah Rukh Khan and Gayatri Joshi Gayatri Joshi is known for her portrayal of an Ind >> Read More... as the leads. The movie had the story of an Indian NASA scientist settled in aboard, who came back to his country after he saw that his country needed him. Even though the movie didn’t do well, it gained an International acclaim.

16. ‘ Gunda Click to look into! >> Read More... ’ (1998)

Gunda was a crime movie starred by Mithun Chakraborty as the lead with Shakti Kapoor Personal life: Shakti Kapoor was born in Delhi, In >> Read More... and Mukesh Rishi Mukesh Rishi is one of the best actors who has don >> Read More... . After watching the movie, you will understand why it flopped. . The movie had violence, obscenity and sex also, but, the audience didn’t like it. The story line was fabulous with the characters and dialogue.

17. ‘Sholay’ (1975)

It is very surprising and difficult to believe that Sholay was a flop when it released.. The reason behind this can be its poor promotion and marketing and negative publicity. That’s why the audience didn’t watch the movie for two weeks which disappointed the director Ramesh Sippy. But now, we see people are crazy for this movie . The characters, the dialogues, and the songs of the movie are very famous. Sholay was titled as the best film in the past fifty years in the 50th Annual Filmfare Awards.

18. The Burning Train

Ravi Chopra’s classic action movie, The Burning Train was released during the 80’s. It was a film which used real fire while shooting and special effects were added during the editing of the movie. When the film industry lacked technology, this movie came ahead of their time, but, unfortunately, didn’t do well at the box office. Many-a-times, it was aired on television.

19. Pyar Ka Puchnama (2011)

Pyar Ka Puchnama is an example of a movie which had great content but lacked the presence of an actor. The movie was about today’s youth and their relationships. Everyone remembers the 5 minutes speech by Rajjo which became so popular. The movie didn’t do well at the box well office, but, after some year, it became a hit and classic movie amongst the youth.

20. ‘Rocket Singh: Salesman Of The Year’


This movie by Shimit Amin Shimit Amin is a well-known director and is famila >> Read More... flopped at the box office. The movie is about a salesman, how he over comes all the barriers in his career and became successful businessman by starting his own business. Ranbir Kapoor Ranbir Kapoor is a noted Indian film actor. He was >> Read More... is the lead actor. He is a Sikh salesman and wears a turban . The content of the movie was good, but it didn’t do well, but after some time, the movie started to be known as the greatest movie for which Ranbir won Filmfare.