You may not know it by looking at the media today, but Bollywood is one of the biggest film producers in the world. Even though American Hollywood films make more money at the box office, there are more Bollywood films getting made each year. This actually results in more overall profits for the Indian equivalent.
But how many of these films can you name? It’s amazing how little the western world knows about these massive industry films. Well, we’re here to change that. Let’s take a look at some of the best classic Bollywood films ever made. For the purposes of this list, we will be focussing on 30 years of classic Hindi cinema between 1949-1979.