We have compiled a list of Bollywood movies from the start of this century until now i.e. (2000 – 2009) that are total must-see’s. These movies have been huge hits at the box office and have been complete entertainers. Although, not all these movies were high on a critic’s radar, but they surely have pleased their audience. Here’s our list of the top bollywood movies to catch from 2000 – 2009. Interestingly, Shahrukh khan leads the pack with 3 movies to his credit in our list, followed by Aamir,Hrithik and Abhishek Bachchan with 2 movies each.
Lagaan - The movie is set in the Victorian period of the British Raj and revolves around the peasants from a barren village who are oppressed by high taxes imposed by the British. When the peasants attempt to persuade the officers to reduce the taxes, the officers put forth a proposition to the peasants. One senior officer offers them to cancel their taxes for three years if their village team beats them at cricket. After accepting this proposition, the villagers face the arduous task of learning the game and playing for a result that will change their village's destiny. The film received critical acclaim and awards at various international film festivals, as well as many Indian film awards. Released on June 15, 2001 it became one of the biggest hits of the summer while its DVD sales is the highest ever for a Bollywood movie.