Most Popular Movies and TV Shows With Javed Akhtar
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1. Deadpool 2 (2018)
R | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Foul-mouthed mutant mercenary Wade Wilson (a.k.a. Deadpool), brings together a team of fellow mutant rogues to protect a young boy with supernatural abilities from the brutal, time-traveling cyborg Cable.
Votes: 451,318 | Gross: $324.59M
2. Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
R | 120 min | Drama, Romance
A Mumbai teenager reflects on his life after being accused of cheating on the Indian version of "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?".
Votes: 779,804 | Gross: $141.32M
3. 2012 (I) (2009)
PG-13 | 158 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A frustrated writer struggles to keep his family alive when a series of global catastrophes threatens to annihilate mankind.
Votes: 343,936 | Gross: $166.11M
4. 3 Idiots (2009)
PG-13 | 170 min | Comedy, Drama
Two friends are searching for their long lost companion. They revisit their college days and recall the memories of their friend who inspired them to think differently, even as the rest of the world called them "idiots".
Votes: 325,353 | Gross: $6.53M
5. Swades (2004)
Not Rated | 189 min | Drama
A successful Indian scientist returns to an Indian village to take his nanny to America with him and in the process rediscovers his roots.
Votes: 79,421 | Gross: $1.22M
7. Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India (2001)
PG | 224 min | Adventure, Drama, Musical
The people of a small village in Victorian India stake their future on a game of cricket against their ruthless British rulers.
Votes: 100,648 | Gross: $0.07M
8. Paan Singh Tomar (2012)
Not Rated | 135 min | Action, Biography, Crime
The story of Paan Singh Tomar, an Indian athlete and seven-time national steeplechase champion who becomes one of the most feared dacoits in Chambal Valley after his retirement.
Votes: 31,537 | Gross: $0.04M
10. Kal ho naa ho (2003)
Not Rated | 186 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Naina, an introverted, perpetually depressed girl's life changes when she meets Aman. But Aman has a secret of his own which changes their lives forever. Embroiled in all this is Rohit, Naina's best friend who conceals his love for her.
Votes: 60,934 | Gross: $1.79M
11. The Sky Is Pink (2019)
143 min | Drama, Family, Romance
Based on the love story of a couple spanning 25 years and told through the lens of their spunky teenage daughter Aisha Chaudhary, who was diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis.
13. Panga (2020)
Not Rated | 131 min | Drama, Sport
Panga is inspired from the life of a national level Kabbadi player from India. It follows her triumphs, struggle and overcoming of stereotypes. It shows how important the love and support of your family is for you to be successful.
14. Vanity Fair (2004)
PG-13 | 141 min | Drama
Growing up poor in London, Becky Sharp defies her poverty-stricken background and ascends the social ladder alongside her best friend, Amelia Sedley.
Votes: 20,602 | Gross: $16.14M
15. Panipat (2019)
Not Rated | 165 min | Action, Drama, History
The film is based on the third battle of Panipat which took place on the 14 of January in 1761 between the Marathas and the King of Afghanistan, Ahmad Shah Abdali.
16. Sholay (1975)
Not Rated | 162 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
After his family is murdered by a notorious and ruthless bandit, a former police officer enlists the services of two outlaws to capture the bandit.
17. Om Shanti Om (2007)
PG-13 | 162 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
In the 1970s, Om, an aspiring actor, is murdered, but is immediately reincarnated into the present day. He attempts to discover the mystery of his demise and find Shanti, the love of his previous life.
Votes: 37,329 | Gross: $3.60M
18. Dil Chahta Hai (2001)
Not Rated | 183 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Three inseparable childhood friends are just out of college. Nothing comes between them - until they each fall in love, and their wildly different approaches to relationships creates tension.
Votes: 64,331 | Gross: $0.30M
19. Bareilly Ki Barfi (2017)
116 min | Comedy, Romance
Set in the small-town of Bareilly, Bitti is a free-spirited young girl who lives life on her own terms and refuses to be pressured into getting married. Her life takes a shift when she meets Chirag Dubey and Pritam Vidrohi.
20. Talaash (2012)
Not Rated | 140 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Inspector Surjan Shekhawat, who is dealing with a depressing past, has to investigate a high profile murder case, deal with his crumbling marriage and use the help and solace of a prostitute by the name of Rosie.
Votes: 37,989 | Gross: $2.71M
21. Jodhaa Akbar (2008)
Not Rated | 213 min | Action, Drama, History
A sixteenth century love story about a marriage of alliance that gave birth to true love between a great Mughal emperor, Akbar, and a Rajput princess, Jodha.
Votes: 28,618 | Gross: $3.44M
22. Dil Dhadakne Do (2015)
Not Rated | 170 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The Mehra family must contemplate over their way of living and their love lives while on a cruise celebrating their 30th wedding anniversary.
23. Veer-Zaara (2004)
Not Rated | 192 min | Drama, Family, Musical
Veer-Zaara is a saga of love, separation, courage and sacrifice. A love story that is an inspiration and will remain a legend forever.
Votes: 47,206 | Gross: $2.92M
24. I'm Always Here (2004)
Not Rated | 179 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
An army major goes undercover as a college student. His mission is both professional and personal: to protect his general's daughter from a radical militant, and to find his estranged half-brother.
Votes: 30,944 | Gross: $1.72M
25. Don 2 (2011)
Not Rated | 148 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Don turns himself in and escapes with Vardhaan from prison, following which he recruits a team to steal currency printing plates from a bank in Berlin.
Votes: 48,122 | Gross: $3.68M
26. Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna (2006)
R | 193 min | Drama, Romance
Dev, a former football player is married to Rhea, a successful fashion editor. Maya is a kindergarten teacher who is married to Rishi, an outgoing event planner. These couples' lives intersect and they each question their own marriage.
Votes: 17,547 | Gross: $3.28M
27. Don (I) (2006)
Not Rated | 171 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Vijay is recruited by a police officer to masquerade as his lookalike Don, the leader of an international gang of smugglers. Things go wrong when the officer is killed and Vijay is left to fend for himself.
Votes: 33,251 | Gross: $0.80M
28. Wake Up Sid (2009)
PG | 138 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A spoiled young adult living in Mumbai experiences a change in his lazy ways when he meets a woman at a party, who inspires him to "wake up".
Votes: 26,810 | Gross: $0.72M
32. Vishwaroopam (2013)
Not Rated | 148 min | Action, Thriller
When a classical dancer's suspecting wife sets an investigator behind him, a series of violent events are triggered, revealing his real identity and connection to a darker world.
36. Don (1978)
Not Rated | 166 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Don, a wanted criminal, dies in a police chase. DSP D'Silva is the only one who knows about his death, and to get hold of the gang he trains Don-lookalike Vijay. But Vijay faces danger from the police and from within the gang.
37. Chalte Chalte (2003)
Not Rated | 167 min | Drama, Romance
A man pursues a woman who is already engaged and eventually gets married to her. Differences between the two lead to a bitter separation that threatens to destroy their relationship forever.
Votes: 14,006 | Gross: $0.84M
38. The Reluctant Fundamentalist (2012)
R | 130 min | Drama, Thriller
A young Pakistani man is chasing corporate success on Wall Street. He finds himself embroiled in a conflict between his American Dream, a hostage crisis, and the enduring call of his family's homeland.
Votes: 13,016 | Gross: $0.52M
39. Karthik Calling Karthik (2010)
Not Rated | 135 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Unlucky in love and bullied at work, an office drone is resigned to his dead-end life until it's transformed by mysterious calls from - himself.
Votes: 10,006 | Gross: $0.26M
40. The Wall (1975)
Not Rated | 174 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Vijay struggles as a dockworker and eventually becomes a leading figure of the underworld, while his younger brother Ravi is an educated, upright policeman. This divide causes problems in their relationship.
41. Baadshah (1999)
175 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A small time detective is mistaken as a CBI agent and gets embroiled in a deadly mission to save the Chief Minister from an assassination attempt.
43. Namastey London (2007)
128 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A man takes his thoroughly-British daughter to his home country, India. There, he arranges her marriage to someone she considers a fool. The daughter attempts to outwit them, but the groom quietly and patiently hatches his own plan.
Votes: 20,124 | Gross: $1.21M
46. Vishwaroopam 2 (2018)
Not Rated | 145 min | Action, Thriller
A continuation of Vishwaroopam (2013), it showcases Wisam's relationship with his wife and team as he struggles to counter an impending terror attack planned by his archenemy, Omar.
47. Game (I) (2011)
Not Rated | 135 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A wealthy man invites four people to his private island to blame three of them for his daughter's sudden death. The next morning, the wealthy man is found murdered.
Votes: 1,978 | Gross: $0.13M
49. Mr. India (1987)
179 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
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.
50. Shaitan (2011)
Not Rated | 121 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Five substance-abusing friends decide to fake a kidnapping in order to bribe a police constable for covering-up a hit-and-run accident.