Top movies about Fathers in Bollywood - the best movie dads

Amitava Bhattacharya17 Jun 2012

Fathers are integral part of Bollywood movies. They would risk their lives to keep their children safe. They would do literally ANYTHING for their children. How well do you know fathers in the movies? As we celebrate Father's Day on this day - 17th of June, here's looking at the best Bollywood movies on fathers. In honor of fathers everywhere, we've picked up 25 Hindi movies where a father plays a central role in the movie; in other words, the movies with a clear focus on father - son / father - daughter relationships. This list tries to bring up the most memorable movie dads in the history of Bollywood. Please note this list of top fathers movies in Bollywood is ordered by recency, not by popularity.

Top movies about Fathers in Bollywood - the best movie dadsTop 25 fathers movies in Bollywood

Ferrari ki Sawwari (2012)

How the pursuit of an Indian cricket legend's Ferrari makes a young boy's dreams of playing cricket at Lords a reality with the help of his single father...



Yamla Pagla deewana (2011)

A married Canadian travels to India to re-unite with his estranged father and brother but faces obstacles and challenges...



Patiala House (2011)

An emotional tale of a father, who's a victim of British racial violence and profiling, and a son whom he forbids from playing cricket as a member of the England team...



Do Dooni Chaar (2010)

A middle-class father in India struggles through a series of unexpected events for upholding respect and smiles...



Well Done Abba! (2010)

Armaan Ali, a chauffeur, fights against all odds to drill a well into his land with the help of his fiesty daughter Muskaan. ...



Paa (2009)

An young politician befriends a boy, who's suffering from a rare genetic disorder, only to discover soon that he's his son...



Gandhi, My Father (2007)

Mohandas was born in the Gujarati speaking family, had several brothers who jointly owned property in Rajkot....



The Namesake (2007)

American-born Gogol, the son of Indian immigrants, wants to fit in among his fellow New Yorkers, despite his family's unwillingness to let go of their traditional ways...



Waqt: The Race Against Time (2005)

Wagt the race against time is the story of a father and a son between whom there is a special bond...



Baghban (2003)

An elderly couple wish their children to care for them in their old age. But their children see and treat them as a burden…...



Kabhie Khushi Kabhie Gham (2001)

It's All About Loving Your Parents. A lavish movie that deals with the issues of class distinction and the roles of women and men in marriage…...



Sooryavansham (1999)

A tale of a ruling village family involving the head and his three sons. One son becomes the prime suspect for poisoning his father...



Virasat (1997)

A son, who returns to his native village after completing his studies abroad, inherits his father's legacy after a sudden demise of his father. He decides to fulfill his father's responsibilities as the community head at the cost of compromising his personal ambitions and a relationship...



Udaan (1997)

Expelled from his school, a 16-year old boy returns home to his abusive and oppressive father...



Akele Hum Akele Tum (1995)

A middle-class father decides to fight his rich estranged wife in Court who wants to take custody of their minor son...



Gardish (1993)

Shiva steps in to fight off the goons to save his father who's an honest, low ranking policeman serving in a dreaded neighborhood. But eventually, the son himself turns to crime and become a local don shattering his father's dream of seeing his son become a police officer...



Swarg Yahan Narak Yahan (1991)

A father is torn between his fallen son who leads a double life and his duty as a police commissioner...



Daddy (1991)

Pooja, brought up by her grand parents, always thought that his father is dead until she's rescued by an alcoholic, shabby looking man from being molested. It is then she comes to know that this man is his real father. Will she be able to accept him as father?...



Baap Numbri Beta Dus Numbri (1990)

A tale of a father-son duo who embarks on an unstoppable spree of amassing more wealth and property by conning every one who comes their way...



Masoom (1983)

A captivating story of a young orphan boy who discovers that the man who took him to his home despite his wife's disliking is actually his biological father...



Shakti (1982)

A son grows up hating his father who refused to negotiate his release from his kidnappers, and eventually turns to crime. In a twist of fate, the father is assigned to bring him to justice...



Mughal-E-Azam (1960)

Inspired by true events, a 16th century prince falls in love with a court dancer and battles with his emperor father...



Awaara (1951)

An estranged father, who must pass judgment without showing any emotion to his son responsible for killing the man who caused his family split...



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