What are some popular Indian movies?


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Popular Indian movies include “Sholay,” “Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jaayenge,” “3 Idiots,” “Munnabhai MBBS” and “PK.” Some popular Bollywood movies in 2015 include “Bajrangi Bhaijaan,” “Prem Ratan Dhan Payo,” “Bahubali” and “Tanu Weds Manu Returns.”

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“Sholay” is one of the most popular and successful Indian movies that released in Aug. 15, 1975. The movie stars well-known actors such as Amitabh Bachchan, Dharmendra, Hema Malini, Sanjeev Kapoor and Amjad Khan. A dramatic storyline and memorable acting performances played key roles in the movie’s box office success. The movie tells the story of a retired policeman who hires two prisoners to capture a notorious bandit. “Sholay” also features some iconic dialogues and popular and catchy songs.

“Bajrangi Bhaijaan” is one of the biggest Bollywood hits in 2015. Directed by Kabir Khan, the movie stars Salman Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and child actress, Harshaali Malhotra. The film is about a seven-year-old, mute Pakistani girl who gets along with Salman’s character, Bajrangi, who helps her return to her home in India.

The 1995 blockbuster “Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jaayenge” is the longest running Indian movie in a cinema theater. The three-hour movie is a romantic and family drama that revolves around the characters, Raj and Simran, played by Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol, respectively.

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