Akshaye Khanna best movies list – top box office hits
1. Border – 1997
Border was directed by J. P. Dutta and co-starred Sunny Deol, Sunil Shetty, Raakhee, Jackie Shroff, Tabbu and Pooja Bhatt. Film was a blockbuster hit and earned INR610 million at box office. Film story is inspired from Battle of Longewala war, Indo-Pakistani War and Bangladesh Liberation War. Film tells the story of 120 Indian Army soldiers headed by the Major defending their post against the full regiment of Pakistani Army until they were assisted by the Indian Air Force next morning.
2. Taal – 1999
Taal was directed by Subhash Ghai and co-starred Anil Kapoor, Aishwarya Rai, Amrish Puri and Alok Nath. Film was a super hit at box office. Film tells the story of rich young man falling in love with a dancer from poor family. But guy’s father rejects the marriage proposal stating the girl is below their status. When girl’s father visits guy’s house his father insults and guy also speaks rudely, enraged by this girl breaks up with him officially. Her talent was appreciated by a music producer and he falls in love with her. But in the end her second lover sacrifices his love for saving her first love.
3. Dil Chahta Hai – 2001
Dil Chahta Hai was directed by Farhan Akhtar and co-starred Aamir Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Preity Zinta, Sonali Kulkarni and Dimple Kapadia. Film was made with budget of INR140 million and earned INR910 million at box office. Film tells the story of three childhood friends with different personalities. First one doesn’t believe in love stories, second one is over romantic and the third one is an artist with more matured nature. Rest of the story is what happens after their college life.
4. Humraaz – 2002
Humraaz was directed by Abbas-Mustan and co-starred Bobby Deol and Amisha Patel. Film was made with budget of INR15 crores and earned INR65 crores at box office. Film tells the story of two young couple falling in love and they go on a trip with a rich man who falls in love with the girl without knowing her love. Consist efforts from rich guy pays of and she agrees to marry him. Story takes u turn when audience come to know that girl and first guy planned this whole marriage thing for getting rich guy’s money.
5. Deewangee – 2002
Deewangee was directed by Anees Bazmee and co-starred Ajay Devgan, Urmila Matondkar and Farida Jalal. Film was made with budget of INR15 crores and earned 84 crores at box office. Story is inspired from Hollywood film Primal Fear. Film tells the story of young criminal advocate who takes the case of a murderer. But he wins the case by proving multiple personality disorder of the murderer but after winning the case he comes to know that he was fooled by the criminal who has no such psychological disorders.
6. LOC Kargil – 2003
LOC Kargil was directed by J.P. Dutta and co-starred Sanjay Dutt, Ajay Devgan, Armaan Kohli, Puru Raajkumar and Nagarjuna. Film was made with budget of INR40 crore and earned INR68.93 crore at box office. Film running time is 255 minutes and is one among the longest Bollywood films. Film story is based on Kargil War fought between India and Pakistan.
7. 36 China Town – 2006
36 China Town was directed by Abbas-Mustan and co-starred Shahid Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor, Paresh Rawal and Upen Patel. Film was a commercial hit and earned INR370 million at box office. Film tells the story of young couple finding a abandoned baby of a owner of a casino in Goa. Baby was kidnapped mysteriously and now they decide to return the baby to its mother. When they come to see baby’s mother they find her dead and police think them as suspects.
8. Race – 2008
Race was directed by Abbas-Mustan and co-starred Anil Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan, Bipasha Basu, Katrina Kaif and Sameera Reddy. Film was made with budget of INR350 million and earned INR1.06 billion at box office. Film tells the story of four people, two of them are brothers, elder brother runs a successful business venture inherited by his father. He is dating a fashion model and his secretary is in love with him. Rest of the story is about business rivalry and plots to kill each other. Film takes a twist when audience comes to know that everything done was to get insurance money by faking death.
9. Tees Maar Khan – 2010
Tees Maar Khan was directed by Farah Khan and co-starred Akshay Kumar, Katrina Kaif and Arya Babbar. Film was made with budget of INR280 million and earned INR1 billion at box office. Film son “Sheila Ki Jawaani” was a blockbuster hit and went viral on youtube. Film tells the story of a criminal who is escaped from police custody. He is a famous thief and he plans to rob a train with antique pieces it was carrying. He successfully robs the train by fooling people to think that it is a film shooting.