While none would question the brilliance of the selected Indian classics like Satyajit Ray's Apu Trilogy, Guru Dutt's Pyaasa and Mani Ratnam's Nayakan, rediff.com decided to ask Indian filmmakers, artistes, technicians and critics what they felt were the best Indian films of all time.
Today, we feature Ram Gopal Varma, director of Rangeela, Satya, Company, Bhoot and the forthcoming Sarkar, whose television promo has an exciting buzz about it.
Cast: Actors: Dharmendra, Amitabh Bachchan, Hema Malini, Jaya Bhaduri, Sanjeev Kumar, Amjad Khan
Cast: Sanjeev Kumar, Deven Verma, Moushmi Chatterjee, Aruna Irani, Deepti Naval
Cast: Shashi Kapoor, Anant Nag, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Raj Babbar, Amrish Puri, Om Puri, Supriya Pathak, Reema Lagoo
Cast: Om Puri, Smita Patil, Amrish Puri, Sadashiv Amrapurkar, Naseeruddin Shah, Achyut Potdar
Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
Cast: Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Amrish Puri, Farida Jalal, Anupam Kher.
Do Gaz Zameen Ke Neeche
Cast: Satyen Kappu
Cast: Amol Palekar, Vidya Sinha, Dinesh Thakur, Ranjita Thakur
Amar Akbar Anthony
Cast: Vinod Khanna, Rishi Kapoor, Amitabh Bachchan, Shabana Azmi, Neetu Singh, Parveen Babi, Nirupa Roy, Pran
36 Chowringhee Lane
Cast: Jennifer Kendal, Dhritiman Chatterjee, Debashree Roy, Geoffrey Kendal, Soni Razdan.
Cast: Meena Kumari, Vinod Khanna, Shatrughan Sinha, Danny Denzongpa