Saif Ali Khan best movies list – top box office hits
1. Yeh Dillagi – 1994
Yeh Dillagi was directed by Naresh Malhotra and co-starred Akshay Kumar, Kajol, Reema Lagoo and Saeed Jaffrey. Film was made with budget of INR24 million and earned INR61 million at box office. Film tells the story of two rich brother falling in love with daughter of a driver. She is a fun loving simpleton and has passion for modeling career. Two brothers are the heirs of Saigal Industries, elder brother is a hardworking man and younger brother is a flirt. She falls in love with elder brother but his mother is against their love because of her poor social status. She threatens her driver that he should warn his daughter and she will fire him from duty. Rest of the story is who marries her.
2. Main Khiladi Tu Anari – 1994
Main Khiladi Tu Anari was directed by Sameer Malkan and co-starred Akshay Kumar, Shilpa Shetty, Raageshwari, Shakti Kapoor and Kader Khan. Film was made with budget of INR2.9 crore and earned INR9.5 crore at box office. Film tells the story of an Inspector who is in witness protection, he is in charge of a girl who is testifying against the local gangster. There is a Bollywood actor who is feeling bored in his life because of his monotonous roles. One day he meets the cop who was in charge of witness protection and wants to learn his mannerisms so that he can improve his acting skills, cop agrees to teach him if he convinces a girl to replace another girl killed by the gangster.
3. Tu Chor Main Sipahi – 1996
Tu Chor Main Sipahi was directed by Guddu Dhanoa and co-starred Akshay Kumar, Tabu and Pratibha Sinha. Film was made with budget of INR340 million and earned INR650 million at box office. Film tells the story of a police officer who is after a criminal who robs the rich people. But in an accident cop loses his memory and goes to a village where the original robber is posing as a police officer. Without knowing his own history he joins the robber to save the people from a local goon.
4. Kachche Dhaage – 1999
Kachche Dhaage was directed by Milan Luthria and co-starred Ajay Devgn, Manisha Koirala and Namrata Shirodkar. Film was a commercial hit and earned INR69 crores at box office. Film tells the story of two step brothers with different life styles, one of them is a smuggler and another one is a corporate guy. They hate each other on their first meeting itself, soon they end up in a trap where both of them were arrested for anti-national activities. Rest of the story is how they face the situation together and get out of the mess.
5. Aarzoo – 1999
Aarzoo was directed by Lawrence D’Souza and co-starred Akshay Kumar, Madhuri Dixit, Paresh Rawal and Amrish Puri. Film was made with budget of INR410 million and earned INR780 million at box office. Film tells the story of triangle love story, there is a girl daughter of rich NRI living in London and also takes care of his deceased friend’s son. His friend’s son and his daughter are grown together and he develops feelings for her. He goes to study in abroad and after several years he comes back with a hope to win her heart but to his shock he comes to know that she is already in love with other guy.
6. Hum Saath-Saath Hain -1999
Hum Saath-Saath Hain was directed by Sooraj R. Barjatya and co-starred Salman Khan, Sonali Bendre, Mohnish Behl, Tabu and Karisma Kapoor. Film was a blockbuster hit and earned INR465.0 million at box office. Film tells the story of three brothers, one of them is physically disabled and his marriage proposals are turned down by the brides. Subsequently a girl agrees to marry him because of their good behavior. Later his two brothers also get engaged to their lovers. Rest of the story is about conspiracy to get the property.
7. Love Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega – 2001
Love Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega was directed by E. Nivas and co-starred Aftab Shivdasani, Sonali Bendre, Fardeen Khan and Twinkle Khanna. Film turned out to be a blockbuster hit at box office. Film tells the story of troubled businessman married to daughter of rich businessman. He recently incurred some financial losses and to cover his losses he plans to fake kidnap of his own wife and demand ransom from his father in law. His father in law believes in their story of pays INR1 crore to them, his own fake kidnappers release her in the forest as planned. But this time she was kidnapped by the real criminals.
8. Dil Chahta Hai – 2001
Dil Chahta Hai was directed by Farhan Akhtar and co-starred Aamir Khan, Akshaye Khanna, Preity Zinta, Sonali Kulkarni and Dimple Kapadia. Film was made with the budget of INR140 million and earned INR260 million at box office. Film tells the story of three college friends, first one is very practical man who never believed in love and his affairs never last more than few weeks, second one is a very romantic person who always looks for his true soul mate and third one is a calm minded painter who seems matured. All the three guys fall in love with their girls and rest is how it ends.
9. Darna Mana Hai – 2003
Darna Mana Hai was directed by Prawaal Raman and co-starred Vivek Oberoi, Nana Patekar, Boman Irani, Sanjay Kapoor and Shilpa Shetty. Film was made with budget of INR3.2 crores and declared as a super hit. Film tells the story of seven friends who were struck in a forest due to car problem. They take shelter in an abandoned house and to spend time they start to share horror stories that they have heard over bonfire.
10. Kal Ho Naa Ho – 2003
Kal Ho Naa Ho was directed by Nikhil Advani and co-starred Jaya Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan and Preity Zinta. Film was made with the budget of INR300 million and earned INR1.3 billion at box office. Film tells the story of a girl who is pessimistic in her life, she is living with her mother. Her family is struggling to run a restaurant and making efforts to get bank loan. Protagonist now comes to live in an apartment near her and tries to make her life happier. But she starts to develop feelings for her but he starts to avoid her for mysterious reasons. Now he comes to know that there is another guy who is in love with her and decides to unite the couple.
11. LOC Kargil – 2003
LOC Kargil was directed by J.P. Dutta and co-starred Sanjay Dutt, Ajay Devgan, Sunil Shetty and Nagarjuna. Film was made with budget of INR40 crore and earned INR68.93 crore at box office. Film story is based upon Kargil War 1999 which was fought between India and Pakistan. Film starts with Indian soldier shot by Pakistani soldier. Indian soldiers make futile efforts to find out their lost patrols, Army HQ deploys more troops to fight the enemies but to their shock they were killed mysteriously. Now the army comes to know that the enemies are positioned in a very strategic position which is giving them an upper hand in fight. Rest of the story is about several troops which sacrificed their life for the country.
12. Parineeta – 2005
Parineeta was directed by Pradeep Sarkar and co-starred Vidya Balan, Sanjay Dutt, Raima Sen and Diya Mirza. Film was made with budget of INR250 million and earned INR323.5 million at box office. Film tells the story of two childhood friends who fall in love, but boy’s father is against their love affair and plans to break them up. His father successfully creates misunderstandings between the couple but the entry of new person into girl’s family makes difference in their life. The couple realize their mistakes and protagonist is ready to give up his father and reunite with the girl.
13. Salaam Namaste – 2005
Salaam Namaste was directed by Siddharth Anand and co-starred Preity Zinta, Arshad Warsi, Tania Zaetta and Jugal Hansraj. Film was made with budget of INR130 million and earned INR570 million at box office. Film tells the story of two young Indian who leave India to start a fresh life in Melbourne. The guy is an architect and is now working in a restaurant named “Nick of Time”. The girl rejected twelve grooms and moves to Melbourne for one year in foreign exchange program. They become good friends after few fights and they start to live together without any marriage. Hero lives her upon knowing that she is pregnant, rest of the story is about they realizing their misunderstandings and reuniting.
14. Omkara – 2006
Omkara was directed by Vishal Bhardwaj and co-starred Ajay Devgn, Vivek Oberoi, Kareena Kapoor, Bipasha Basu, Konkona Sen Sharma and Naseeruddin Shah. Film was a blockbuster hit and earned $16,466,144 at box office worldwide. Film tells the story of a political enforcer known as Omkara, he and his gang work for local politician. Omkara’s henchmen kidnap the daughter of an advocate who is about to marry. Her father is very angry about it and goes to Omkara demanding his daughter’s release. To his shock he comes to know that she was not abducted but eloped with Omkara voluntarily. Rest of the story is about flashback story how she fell in love and the subsequent outcome.
15. Race – 2008
Race was directed by Abbas-Mustan and co-starred Anil Kapoor, Akshaye Khanna, 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 two brothers, elder brother is a businessman who is taking care of family business and his younger brother is a alcoholic. There is a ruthless rivalry between elder brother and another local business man. Once his opponent bribes horse jockey and makes elder brother to lose money which he bet on his horse, in order to teach jockey a lesson he plants a bomb in his car and kills. Rest of the story is about business rivalry and insurance fraud.
16. Love Aaj Kal – 2009
Love Aaj Kal was directed by Imtiaz Ali and co-starred Deepika Padukone, Rishi Kapoor and Giselli Monteiro. Film was made with budget of INR48 crore and earned INR120 crore at box office. Film tells the story of happy young couple living in England but they are not tied to each other they are ready to allow other person to move without any feelings for nice job perspective. The girl moves to India and guy stays in Engalnd, they start to date other people and they think they moved on. Rest of the story is the couple realizing their true love and reuniting.
17. Cocktail – 2012
Cocktail was directed by Homi Adajania and co-starred Deepika Padukone, Diana Penty, Boman Irani, Dimple Kapadia and Randeep Hooda. Film was made with budget of INR65 crore and earned INR131 crore at box office. Film tells the story of triangle love story taking place in London. Film starts with a married couple leaving India and moving to London, but when the couple reach England the husband leaves the wife for money. Having no other way married girl starts to cry but was rescued by heroine who takes her to her apartment. They go to night club and the girl makes out with protagonist and brings him home. Both girl and married women fall in love with one guy but at the end girl decides to sacrifice her love for the married girl.
18. Race 2 – 2013
Race 2 was directed by Abbas Burmawalla and co-starred Deepika Padukone, John Abraham, Anil Kapoor, Jacqueline Fernandez and Ameesha Patel. Film was made with budget of INR60 crore and earned INR162 crore at box office. Film tells the story of con artist who claims to have stolen European printing plates. He makes up the story of European printing plates to take revenge for old reasons. He plays with a casino owner convincing him that he owns several casinos all over world. Rest of the story is about why con artist is so badly trying to screw the business of antagonist and the tricks he plays to do it.