Old Hindi Movies List 1980 | Super Hit Bollywood Films Of The Year 1980
Welcome To Bollywood Lovers. The year 1980 is remembered for the classic Hindi film Aakrosh. We had seen films likes Qurbani, Shaan, Dostana, Ram Balram which were based on the friendship. There were some cult classics also like Thodisi Bewafai, Aasha, Insaf Ka Tarazu, Sparsh etc.
Songs: Kanha Re, Sanson Mein Dard, Tu Aisa Kaisa Mard
Release Date: 1980
Budget & Collection: The film produced in the budget of Rs. 80 Lakhs. It received the moderate success at the box office and earned Rs. 1.20 Crores.
Why To Watch?: Remarkable performance by Naseeruddin Shah and Smita Patil.
Interesting Information: Winner Of National Awards In 1980’s Old Hindi Movies List. The film won the ‘Golden Peacock’ award at the International Film Festival of India. This was the debut film for Govind Nihalani. Its story was written by Marathi play writer Vijay Tendulkar. This movie is in the list of Bollywood’s top 60 films.
2. Khoobsurat – Filmfare Best Film In Best Of 1980’s Old Hindi Movies List
Director/Producer: Hrishikesh Mukherjee / Hrishikesh Mukherjee, N. C. Sippy
Music/Lyricist: R. D. Burman
Songs: Sun Sun Sun Didi, Qaida Qaida, Sare Niyam Tod Do, Piya Bawri Piya Bawri
Release Date: 25 January 1980
Box Office Collection: This women-oriented film did an extraordinary business and collected an amount of Rs. 2.30 Crores.
Why To Watch?: For one and only Rekha.
Interesting Information: Rekha won Best Actress Filmfare Award for this film. In 1980, Rekha received Best Actress nomination for two movies Khoobsurat and Judaai. She made her Bollywood debut as a singer with this movie. It was the last hit film directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee. The movie remade in the Bollywood in the year 2014. In the remake, Sonam Kapoor played a role of Rekha.
3. Qurbani – Blockbuster Film In Old Hindi Movie List 1980
Stars: Feroz Khan, Vinod Khanna, Zeenat Aman, Amjad Khan, Shakti Kapoor, Aruna Irani, Amrish Puri, Kadar Khan
Director/Producer: Feroz Khan / Feroz Khan
Music/Lyricist: Kalyanji-Anandji, Biddu / Indeevar, Faruk Kaiser
Box Office Collection: Qurbani collected a huge amount of Rs. 6 Crores at the domestic box office and became The Highest grossing film of the year in our old Hindi movies list 1980.
Why To Watch?: Complete entertainer, Vinod Khanna’s one of the best films.
Interesting Information: Producer Feroz Khan dedicated this to Late Shri Sanjay Gandhi. Khan had offered the role of “Amar” to legendary Amitabh Bachchan. But later on, Vinod Khanna selected for this character. Khan’s wife Sundari appeared in the song “Aap Jaisa Koi”.
4. Dostana – Superhit Friendship Story In Best Of 1980’s Old Hindi Movies List
Songs: Salamat Rahe Dostana, Mere Dost Qissa Yeh Kiya, Bohat Khoobsurat Jawan, Kitna Aasan Hai, Dil Lagi Ne Di Hawa
Release Date: 17 October 1980
Box office collection: Dostana did a fantastic business and collected 4.5 Crores at the domestic box office.
Why To Watch?: Amitabh Bachchan and Shatrughan Sinha. One time watch movie.
Interesting Information: Amitabh Bachchan and Shatrughan Sinha both received the Filmfare nomination under the Best Actor category. It was the 1st film produced by Yash Johar under Dharma production banner.
Songs: Om Shanti Om, Ek Haseena Thi, Paisa Yeh Paisa, Dard-E-Dil, Kamaal Hai, Main Solah Baras Ki
Release Date: 27 June 1980
Box Office Collection: Karz became the big hit. It collected an amount of Rs. 2.75 Crores at the Indian box office.
Why To Watch?: For the melodious songs.
Interesting Information: This was the first film of Subhash Ghai as a producer. He produced this film under the banner of Mukta Arts. It was the musical hit of the year 1980 and Laxmikanth Pyarelal won the Filmfare Best Music Director award for their melodious composition.
7. Insaf Ka Tarazu – Controversial Film In 1980’s Old Hindi Movies List
Stars: Raj Babbar, Zeenat Aman, Padmini Kohlapure
Director/Producer: B. R. Chopra/ B. R. Chopra
Music/Lyricist: Ravindra Jain
Songs: Log Aurat Ko, Insaaf Ka Tarazu, Hazar Khwab Haqeeqat Ke Roop, Hain Jo Yehi Pyar Ka Trailor
Release Date: 11 November 1980
Why To Watch?: Mind blowing acting by Raj Babbar.
Verdict & Awards: The most controversial film of the year in 1980’s old Hindi movies list. This film was released in only one cinema hall in Mumbai city. Because of the controversy, the film became the huge hit.
8. Ram Balram – Jai Veeru Back As Ram Balram
Stars: Dharmendra, Amitabh Bachchan, Zeenat Aman, Rekha, Ajit, Amjad Khan, Prem Chopra, Helen
Director/Producer: Vijay Anand / Tito
Songs: Ladki Pasand Ki, Yaar Ki Khabar Mil Gai, Ek Rasta Do, Balram Ne Bahut Samjhaya,
Humka Maafi Dai Do
Release Date: 28 November 1980
Why To Watch?: For Dharmendra and Amitabh’s superb chemistry.
Verdict & Awards: Superhit. Second highest grosser of the year.
Songs: Dil Dhadak Raha Hai, Are Ja, Tel Malish Boot Polish, Main Jogan Hun To Jogi
Release Date: 6 June 1980
Verdict & Awards: Hit, 6th highest grosser Hindi film of the year.
15. The Burning Train – Multistarrer Hit In 1980’s Old Hindi Movies List
Stars: Dharmendra, Vinod Khanna, Jeetendra, Hema Malini, Parveen Babi, Neetu Singh, Vinod Mehra, Danny Denzongpa, Asrani, Simi Garewal
Director/Producer: Ravi Chopra / B. R. Chopra
Music/Lyricist: R. D. Burman
Songs: Kisi Ke Vade Pe, Pehli Nazar Mein, Meri Nazar Hai Tujh Pe, Pal Do Pal Ka, Wada Han Wada, The Burning Train, Teri Hai Zameen Tera Aasman
Release Date:28 March 1980
Verdict & Awards: Hit
Interesting Information: This film did an average business in India. But after few years it became one of the classic Hindi films of all time. When this film launched Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan was part of the film. But later on he was replaced with other actors. Padmini Kolhapure has sung the song “Teri Hai Zameen” for this movie.