Mithun Chakraborty, often known as Mithun Da is a fine actor who went on to establish himself as one of the leads of the Bollywood industry. Not merely confined to the movie fraternity, this man is an entrepreneur and a Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament.
A recipient of three National Film Awards, Mithun Da started his career as a junior in the industry. A profound dancer who lit up the Bollywood stage with his dancing skills, he has earned fan followings all over the world.
We look ahead to top ten best movies of Mithun Chakraborty on our blog today. Let yourself off the hook for few moments and enjoy the fine performances of him in his herculean career.
10) Ghulami (1985)
- A movie by J.P. Dutta, this one is based on the caste and feudal system in Rajasthan.
- The movie features awide assembled cast of Dharmendra, Naseeruddin Shah and Mithun Da among the leads.
- Mithun Da relays the role of a villager who has returned after serving in the Indian army.
9) Jallad (1995)
- Jallad was a movie based on the storyline of greed and avarice that can encompass even the simplest of men.
- The movie featured Mithun Da in dual roles and earned him the Filmfare Award for Best Villain.
8) Bees Saal Baad(1988)
- This one was a horror feature film and featured Mithun Da, Dimple Kapadia among the leads.
- The movie emerged as a horror family drama and earned afine response from the viewers.
7) Guru (2007)
- An Indian drama film loosely based on the life of Dhirubhai Ambani, this movie had Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Mithun Da and R. Madhavan in leads.
- The movie became the first Indian movie to have a mainstream premiere in Canada.
- The movie was lauded from all quarters for the story base and the performance of the characters.
6) Kasam Paida Karne Wale Ki (1984)
- A cult movie with Mithun Da, Smita Patil, Salma Agha and Amrish Puri in the leads, this one ranks as one of the finest of his career.
- Mithun Da played the role of Satish Kumar, a kid who turns into adult and his life events.
- The movie had background score from the famous Bappi Lehri or simply Bappi Da.
5) Mrigayaa (1976)
- An Indian art film featuring the relationship between British colonists and Indian villagers, this one was the first foray of Mithun Da in the movie arena.
- The movie earned him National Award for Best Actor.
- The movie is based on a short story written by Bhagbati Charan Panigrahi.
4) Tahader Katha (1992)
- A powerful movie based on the plot of Indian Freedom fighter during the freedom movement.
- This movie had Mithun Da starring into the role of the freedom fighter and was directed by Buddhadeb Dasgupta.
- The movie earned Mithun Chakraborty National Film Award for Best Actor.
3) Pyaar Jhukta Nahin(1985)
- Pyaar Jhukta Nahin is an Indian feature film made in 1985 featuring the story of love and relationship.
- The movie had Mithun Da portray the role of the middle-class photographer and Padmini Kolhapure as the rich girl who falls for him.
- the movie also featured Danny and Asrani in the supporting cast.
2) Agneepath (1900)
- A movie that definitely needs to be ranked higher in the all-time Bollywood ratings, this one regained the cult status as the time flew by.
- It had Amitabh Bachchan and Mithun plying as the leads while Danny played the bad guy in the movie.
- The movie earned Mithun Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor.
- A definitive must-watch for anyone seeking a pathway into the vault of classic great movies.
1) Disco Dancer (1982)
- A movie that made its mark not just on the Bollywood arena but on the internationalstage, this one makes the top of the pile on our list.
- The rags-to-riches story in the movie made a welcome sight to watch.
- The music of Bappi Da along with the dancing skills of Mithun Da made an awesome duo that uplifted the movie into a legendary status.
- The movie still retains the titular image of most successful one in the Soviet Union from the Bollywood fraternity.
Coming to the end of the list, we would like to express honorable mentions to some other movies like Titli, Shaukeen, Phool Aur Angar, Loha and more. It was a great time compiling this list of top ten movies of Mithun Da of all time, a refreshing time for the mind. Guess, you liked the list, didn’t you?