Hindi movies were a significant part of the Indian film industry and enjoyed a massive following both within India and globally. The Hindi film industry is falling because of poor content and the rise of South Indian films. There have been many popular Bollywood movies over the years directed and portrayed by great directors and actors.
Ahead of Rajkumar Hirani’s highly-anticipated upcoming movie Dunki, starring Shah Rukh Khan, Taapsee Pannu, Vicky Kaushal, Boman Irani and others. Here are the best movies directed by Raju Hirani.
Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.
Munna Bhai MBBS is a Bollywood film directed by Rajkumar Hirani. It follows the story of Munna, a goon who pretends to be a medical student to fulfil his father’s dream of him becoming a doctor. The movie is known for its humour, memorable characters and social messages. The film was made with a budget of only 10 crore Indian rupees. Sanjay Dutt starrer film has a great box-office collection, the film earned 76 crore Indian rupees. The film marked Rajkumar Hirani’s directional debut.
3 Idiots is a Bollywood film directed by Rajkumar Hirani, released in 2009. The story revolves around three friends – Rancho (Aamir Khan), Farhan (R. Madhavan), and Raju (Sharman Joshi), who meet at an engineering college. The movie has humour, emotion and a social message. “3 Idiots” became one of the highest-grossing Bollywood films of its time. The film was made with a budget of only 55 crore Indian rupees. The evergreen film earned approximately 460 crore Indian rupees worldwide, making it one of the highest-grossing Bollywood films at the time.
PK is another successful collaboration between director Rajkumar Hirani and actor Aamir Khan, released in 2014. The film is a comedy-drama that explores various social issues, primarily through the perspective of an alien named PK, played by Aamir Khan. The film addresses topics such as religious superstitions, blind faith, and the hypocrisy of religion. The budget for the movie “PK” was around 85 crore Indian rupees and it went on to achieve significant success at the box office. Rajkumar Hirani’s directed film became one of the highest-grossing Bollywood films of all time, earning approximately 832 crore Indian rupees worldwide.