Movies Prove 1998 Was Happening For Bollywood:
Bollywood is one of the largest movie producing industries in the world and second only to Hollywood. It surpasses the latter with the phenomenal number of movies produced each year which hovers at around 1000. Each year better than the previous, 12 movies that prove 1998 was the most happening year for Bollywood will categorically vouch for the fact.
1. Aunty No. 1
Aunty No. 1 released in May 1998 and was a rib-tickling comedy.
Starring: Govinda, Raveena Tandon, Kader Khan, Harish
Director: Kirti Kumar
2. Bade Miyan Chote Miyan
Bade Miyan Chote Miyan released in October 1998 and was an action-comedy movie with Amitabh Bachchan and Govinda in the lead.
Starring: Amitabh Bachchan, Govinda, Ramya Krishnan, Raveena Tandon, Paresh Rawal, Anupam Kher, Satish Kaushik
Director: David Dhawan
3. China Gate
China Gate released in November 1998 and was an action thriller movie with a super star cast.
Starring: Om Puri, Amrish Puri, Naseeruddin Shah, Danny Denzongpa, Mukesh Tiwari, Mamta Kulkarni, Samir Soni, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Paresh Rawal, Tinu Anand
Director: Rajkumar Santoshi
4. Dil Se
Dil Se released in August 1998 and was a sensitive movie based on the insurgency in the Northeast part of India. Melodious music by A R Rehman and excellent direction made this movie a big hit.
Starring: Shah Rukh Khan, Manisha Koirala, Preity Zinta
Director: Mani Ratnam
Dushman released in May 1998 and was one of the highest grossers of 1998. A psychological thriller the movie was a must watch.
Starring: Kajol, Sanjay Dutt, Ashutosh Rana
Director: Tanuja Chandra
Ghulam released in June 1998 and was an action drama movie. The “Aati Kya Khandala” and style popularized by Aamir Khan are still fresh in the memory of many.
Starring: Aamir Khan, Rani Mukherjee, Deepak Tijori, Sharat Saxena
Director: Vikram Bhatt
7. Hyderabad Blues
Hyderabad Blues released in July 1998 and instantaneously struck a chord with the audience across the country.
Starring: Nagesh Kukunoor, Rajashree, Elahe Hiptoola, Anoop Ratnaker Rao
Director: Nagesh Kukunoor
Kareeb released in July 1998 and was a romantic film.
Starring: Bobby Deol, Neha, Moushmi Chatterjee
Director: Vidhu Vinod Chopra
9. Kuch Kuch Hota Hai
Kuch Kuch Hota Hai released in October 1998. The movie is one of the highest grossers in Bollywood history.
Starring: Shahrukh Khan, Kajol, Rani Mukherjee, Salman Khan
Director: Karan Johar
10. Major Saab
Major Saab released in June 1998. The movie is an action film that saw Amitabh Bachchan in a memorable role.
Starring: Amitabh Bachchan, Ajay Devgn, Sonali Bendre
Director: Tinnu Anand
11. Pyar Kiya to Darna Kya
Pyar Kiya to Darna Kya released in March 1998 and was a cute romantic movie.
Starring: Salman Khan, Kajol, Arbaaz Khan, Dharmendra
Director: Sohail Khan
12. Pyar to Hona Hi Tha
Pyar to Hona Hi Tha released in July 1998 and was a romantic film.
Starring: Ajay Devgn, Kajol
Director: Annes Bazmee
Satya released in July 1998 and was an action-packed gangster movie based in Mumbai.
Starring: J D Chakravarthy, Urmila Matondkar, Manoj Bajpayee, Saurabh Shukla, Shefali Shah
Director: Ram Gopal Verma
Zakhm released in December 1998 and was loosely based on the life of Mahesh Bhatt.
Starring: Ajay Devgn, Puja Bhatt, Sonali Bendre, Kunal Khemu, Akkineni Nagarjuna
Director: Mahesh Bhatt
These iconic 14 movies that prove 1998 was the most happening year for Bollywood.