10 Great Bollywood Movies That Were Flop After Release

Great Bollywood Movies

September 18th, 2017   |   Updated on February 14th, 2022

Here are 10 Best Bollywood Movies That were flop after release. These Movies went into becoming cult classic of Bollywood Hindi movies industry and most of us have seen them but surprisingly they failed to make any mark on Box Office initially.

1. Mera Naam Joker (1970)

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Iconic movie of Great Raj Kapoor did not go well with audience and flopped on box office. But on one can deny that it is among finest feature film of Bollywood and considered as cult classic. Watch Here…


2. Sholay (1975)

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Yes. Sholay opened with a very poor response and flopped after release. But soon movie started getting attention mostly because of its famous dialogues. Rest is history as we all know how big that film is. Watch Here…


3. Shaan (1980)

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Another Amitabh Bachchan Starring popular movie which was a flop initially. A proper Masala Movie with big stars and produced by Ramesh Sippi who was among top producer and directors of that time. Yet film surprised every one with its Box Office result. Watch Here…


4. Andaz Apna Apna (1994)


Among Highest Rated Hindi film on IMDB, Most popular Comedy movie in Bollywood, Epic Performance by every single cast yet it was went down badly for makers after release. It gained popularity when Video Cassette was released and movie aired on Television. Watch Here…


5. Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro (1983)

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Undoubtedly one of the best film ever made in India but this genre do not find much audience in cinema and thats what happened with Jane Bhi Do Yaaro. Watch Here…


6. Kaagaz Ke Phool (1959)

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The film was a Box Office disaster as it was too complex for the audience at that time. This left Guru Dutt devastated and sad for many years to come. He did not at that time that This movie will be considered a Gem in Bollywood. Watch Here…


7. Silsila (1981)

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Amitabh Bachchan, Rekha, Jaya Bachchan, Sanjeev Kapoor. Four biggest star of that time plus the rumors of affair between Rekha and Amitabh, nothing could save this movie’s fate on Box Office and it flopped. Watch Here…


8. Swades (2004)

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A fine movie and probably one of the best ever of Shahrukh Khan was a flop movie. Critically film received a lot of praise but did not get audience at theater. Watch Here…


9. Agneepath (1990)

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Memorable Performance By Amitabh Bachchan but movie was a flop. Reasons can’t be find but that did not hold the movie to become one of the best Hindi film of Amitabh Bachchan. Watch Here…


10. Pakeezah (1972)

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Upon its release, Pakeezah was declared a flop. One of the reasons for this was the long duration of 14 years it took for the film to complete. Pakeezah was Meena Kumari’s last film. It gained popularity because of her death, and went on to become an unforgettable Cult Classic. Watch Here…