Bollywood movies of 60s; Greatest Bollywood Movies you should watch

Bollywood movies of 60s

The decade of the 1960s is the golden era of Bollywood. It’s the start of a new wave in the Bollywood Industry. Satyajit Ray, Mrinal Sen, and Ritwik Ghatak began like directors made films which told realistic stories of the common man. Inspired by the changes happen in the rest of the world Bollywood also explore the creative skills and produce some unforgettable Movies. That’s the time when color movies had started to replace black & white cinematography.

This era gives us some legendary actors like Rajesh Khanna, Dilip Kumar, Shammi Kapoor, Manoj Kumar etc. And actresses like Saira Banu, Sadhna, Vyajanti Mala, Mala Sinha, Sharmila Tagore, Waheeda Rehman, Asha Parekh.

Best Bollywood Movies 0f 60s

This decade was delivered some of the ever-green Hindi films, supported by soulful music and memorable acting. The most special things about those movies are not only those movies were so versatile and lots of experiments were done with those movies. So those movies were so special.

Here are some of the top Bollywood movies from the 1960s.

Mughal-e-Azam (1960):

This is one of the epic Historical dramas that change the way we look at Bollywood cinema. This movie is all-time greats and most expensive Hindi movies ever made.
Star casts: Prithviraj Kapoor, Dilip Kumar, Madhubala and Durga Khote.

Gunga Jumna (1961)

Nitin Bose directorial this movie was all about two brothers who find themselves on either side of the law. It’s the Bollywood movie with the story of brothers.
Star casts: Dilip Kumar, Nisar khan, vyjayanthimala.

Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam (1962):

Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam is a romantic and nostalgic tale between a beautiful lonely wife of an aristocrat and a career-driven low-income part-time servant.
Star casts: Guru Dutt, Meena Kumari, Rehman, Waheeda Rehman

Bandini (1963): 

A story of a woman, who is a prisoner serving life imprisonment for a murder, the film explores the human conflicts of love and hate. It has a tragic but brave depiction of the sufferings and sacrifices of a strong Indian woman.
Star-casts: Nutan, Ashok Kumar, and Dharmendra as the leads characters.


The film focuses on the friendship between two boys – one blind and the other a cripple.
Star casts:  Sanjay Khan, Sudhir Kumar and Sushil Kumar.

Sangam (1964):

This is a story of a romantic love triangle and the resulting problems.
Star casts:  Vyjayanthimala, Rajindar Kumar and Raj Kapoor

kashmir ki kali ( 1964):

Love romance Bollywood movie with love separation.
Star casts: Shammi Kapoor, Sharmila Tagore, Pran, Nazir Hussain

Arzoo(1965) :

The story is all about the love that triumphed over life and fate
Star-casts: Sadhana and Rajendra Kumar

Gumnaam (1965):

Another suspense thriller film with melodious and haunting music
Star-casts: Manoj Kumar, Nanda, Helen, Mehmood

Jewel Thief (1967):

Hindi spy thriller heists film directed by Vijay Anand. Vinay finds himself constantly mistaken for a look-alike jewel thief, Amar. To clear his name, he joins hands with the police to impersonate the thief, and crack the crime ring.

Star-casts: Dev Anand, VajyantiMala