Dialogues are a unique aspect of a film. They give shape to the film and make it a compelling watch. A bad dialogue ruins the intensity of a scene in a film, whereas a good dialogue adds effect. In films, heroes deliver punch lines and leave the audience asking for more. Sometimes, the conversation between the hero and the villain also gains cult status. The romantic lines also become popular. Not to forget powerful monologues spoken by actors. These dialogues are memorable and fans love them. Let’s take a look at some of Bollywood’s most popular dialogues.
20. Agar aisa Na hua to Salim tujhe Marne nahin dega, aur hum Anarkali tujhe jeene nahin denge
Mughal E Azam is one of Bollywood’s most prominent films. The film made an impact with the costumes, music and the brilliant performances, something that wasn’t much talked about in films those days. The film was an intense love story shot on an epic scale. It’s considered to be one of Hindi cinema’s cult classics. The most memorable dialogue of the film was said by Prithviraj Kapoor. Akbar orders Anarkali (played by Madhubala) to stop loving his son.
19. Raasta dikhana sehel hai, par raaste par chalna bahut kathin
Nargis Dutt’s performance in Mother India made her an actor everyone admired. Her character was brave, strong and very powerful. In the film, Nargis single handedly raises her family against all odds. She delivers this line when she’s heavily burdened with problems one after the other. This dialogue was delivered in a compelling and powerful manner.
18. Babumoshai, zindagi aur maut uparwale ke haath hai. Usse na aap badal sakte hain na main
Anand is one film which was high on emotions. And when a film carries such a strong message, then the dialogues ought to be excellent. Writer Gulzar is one of the living legends of the Indian film industry, and he was the writer of the film Anand. When Rajesh Khanna passes away in the film, his philosophy of life is played in the background.
17. Pushpa, I hate tears
Another film featuring Rajesh Khanna, that made an impact, was Amar Prem. And one of the film’s best dialogues created ripples and won the attention of the audience. This added a star value to the superstar.
16. Aap ke paon dekhey, bahut haseen hain, inhen zameen par mat utariyega, maile ho jayengey
The best dialogue to woo your lady love. The way Raj Kumar delivered this dialogue was too good to be ignored. He proved why he is a cut above the rest and why people loved his charm.
15. Kitne aadmi the?
How can we miss this dialogue in the list? Every scene in the film was superb and it has many iconic dialogues. From Jai and Veeru’s tale of friendship to Basanti’s brave act, this film was well made in many ways. However, what made it stand out was the dialogue said by Gabbar Singh. This line went on to gain cultural representation.
14. Mere paas maa hai
This iconic dialogue delivered by Shashi Kapoor in Deewar is still one of the most memorable dialogues in Bollywood. This can even be quoted as the mother of all dialogues. Plot revolving around the mother was the central theme in Hindi cinema during the early 70s and this dialogue represented that. Writers Salim and Javed came up with this brilliant line and the rest is history.
13. Sara shehar mujhe Loyan (Lion) ke naam se janata hai
Actor Ajit was known for his quick timing and unique way of delivering dialogues. This dialogue uttered by him gained popularity and become one of the memorable dialogues.
12. Don ko pakadna mushkil hi nahi, namumkin hai
It’s not easy to forget such a popular dialogue, especially when it’s delivered by superstar Amitabh Bachchan. And to top it all up, this dialogue was said even by Shah Rukh Khan in the remake of Don. These two popular actors gave a brilliant twist to the dialogue and made it popular.
11. Rishte mein toh hum tumhare baap lagte hain, naam hai Shahenshah.
Amitabh Bachchan’s bold voice made this dialogue seems legendary. It made him the Shahenshah of Bollywood.
Big B’s baritone voice coupled with a power packed dialogue just did it for fans in the film Shahenshah.
10. Hum jahan khade hote hai line wahi se shuru hoti hai.
Even a simple dialogue becomes epic when it is uttered by Big B. Today actors try replicating this dialogue at several events but nothing comes close to way Big B said it. Several actors seek inspiration from this style of acting. This actor is truly legendary.
9. Mogambo Khush Hua
From a young person to the oldest, this dialogue is said by all. Thanks to Mr. India. In the film, Amrish Puri’s dialogue is used even today. This dialogue not just made Amrish Puri a happy person, but made an entire nation happy.
8. Tareekh pe tareekh, tareekh pe tareekh, tareekh pe tareekh milti gayi My Lord, Per insaaf nahi mila.
Sunny Deol exceptional performance in Damini won him accolades. This dialogue uttered by him made such a powerful impact that it made the scene powerful. Now this line is used in a humorous way and is associated only with Sunny Paji.
7. Mere Karan Arjun Aayenge
This dialogue is truly one of a kind. Uttered by Rakhee. this dialogue was popular back then, and it is still now. Rakhee her dead sons would return and take revenge on the baddies. And they did! Shows how Bollywood gave importance to mothers.
6. Koi baat nahi senorita, aise bade bade deshon mein, aisi choti choti baatein hoti rehti hai.
Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge is undoubtedly one of the best movies Bollywood has seen. It automatically made Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol one of the most wanted onscreen jodis. Apart from their electrifying chemistry, the dialogues in the film were a big plus. This dialogue was uttered by Shah Rukh Khan when he and Kajol were getting to know each other in Europe. It went on to make a break records.
5. Aata Maajhi Satakli
This defined Ajay Devgn’s character in Singham. He was police officer with a mission.
4. Kya kar raha hai yaar, mard ban, be a man
This dialogue was in the buddy film Dil Chahta Hai. When Aamir Khan tries to help Saif recover from a broken heart. He mocks him for his behaviour.
3. Hum aapke hain kaun?
Madhuri Dixit and Salman Khan cute chemistry and amazing dialogues in the film made Sooraj Barjatya’s film a huge hit.
2. Main apni favorite hoon
Mouzhed by the ravishing Kareena Kapoor in Jab We Met, this dialogue can we used when you’re self confidence is too high.
1. All is Well
Who doesn’t use this in their everyday lives? This dialogue said by Aamir Khan is one for today’s age.