From vintage to now: Top 5 Unforgettable Bollywood Movies

Bollywood is the world’s most prolific industry. It is characterized by artistic visuals, music, and dance. Through the years, the industry has grown and now offers a variety of stories for a global audience. There have always been rumors & stories revolving around such a big industry. Nevertheless, B-Town is buzzing with entertainment news from its very onset.

Bollywood today is a huge spectrum of entertainment. Fashion is heavily influenced by celeb looks and stars’ airport snaps.

Other than photos and paparazzi, celebrity videos like “what I eat in a day”, “what’s in my bag” are popular among the audience.

It is difficult to stay updated on both Bollywood & Hollywood gossip when the internet is filled with multiple sources. Hence to help you out with this, there are online entertainment apps like Pinkvilla that bring you the latest updates from the trusted sources.

Cinema itself involves a lot of news & updates to keep up with. Movies in Bollywood offer a plethora of entertainment. Some are classic while some are ever-lasting. Here are a few of the most popular movies in Hindi cinema today.

  1. Mother India:

Mother India tells us the story of a lady called Radha which is portrayed by Nargis. She is the sole provider of a family after her husband leaves her and their two children. The story highlights sacrifice, virtue, honesty, and especially how important women are to the family and country. This movie was critically acclaimed and it also displayed the authenticity of the country.

  1. Mughal-E-Azam:

This movie is the love story of Prince Salim played by Dilip Kumar and Paramour Anaar Kali played by Madhubala. King Akhbar was played by Prithviraj Kapoor who opposed this relation in the movie. In those days, this film was the most expensive project made in Bollywood. At that time, the budget of one song in this movie was equal to the budget of an entire movie of that era. It was the first movie that was recolored from black & white in 2004.

  1. Sholay:

Sholay is one of the biggest hits of all time. It had a bit of everything from action, romance, comedy to patriotism. The plot is simple in the film: the story of revenge and victory of good over evil. Although it was released in 1975, the film’s dialogues are still relevant even today.


  1. Lagaan:

It is an epic sports drama set back in the time of colonial India. The film is based on a cricket match between the Britishers and Indian villagers. The main lead of the villagers is played by Aamir Khan. The film explores a variety of subjects, such as what it is like to live in a small village under British rule. Additionally, it has won several honors in India and has been nominated for an Academy Award in the Best Foreign Film category.

  1. Gully Boy:

The film got many awards and has good reviews. Although the characters are mainstream, the story is set in the slums of Mumbai and portrays how difficult the main characters’ lives are. The average college-going student called Murad lives in poverty until he discovers hip-hop. Then he starts writing songs and makes his place in Indian Hip-hop and the rap scene. It is both a commercial and a critical hit.