Today when our weekends are flooded with so many movies, it's hard to remember which film was released last week. Presently, the success of movies is rated in just a week. If the film manages to cross a couple of weeks. But there was an era when the success of Bollywood films was calculated by the number of weeks they were screened in theatres. Rather than 100 crores, 200 crores, and 300 crores the bar of accomplishments used to be silver, golden, and diamond jubilees. So here we bring you the longest-running Bollywood movies of all time.
Directed by Aditya Chopra, this movie was released on October 27, 2000. It was not only screened for a year (50 weeks) but was also the highest-grossing Bollywood film of the year 2000, globally.
Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai
The Bollywood debut film of Hrithik Roshan and Amisha Patel that was released on 14th January 2000, ran for 50 weeks of its blockbuster screening.
Released on 15th November 1996, the film was screened in the theatres for a year (50 weeks).
Hum Apke Hain Koun
The national award-winning film was called 'The Biggest Blockbuster of the Modern Era' and released on 5th August 1994 and ran for 50 weeks in theatres.
Maine Pyar Kiya
Sooraj Barjatya's romantic-family drama that was out on December 29, 1989. It was the debut movie of Salman Khan as a lead actor which sifted for 50 weeks in the theatres.
Raj Kapoor's first biggest hit that was out on April 21, 1949. The film starring the iconic pair Nargis and Raj Kapoor ran for 100 weeks at the theatres.
A film directed by K. Asif, released on August 5, 1950, created a benchmark of 150 weeks at the Maratha Mandir theatre in Mumbai.
Released in 1943, Gyan Mukherjee's Kismet was shown for 187 weeks at the Roxy Cinema, Calcutta.
The first-ever Bollywood blockbuster film by Ramesh Sippy that was released in 1975 ran for around 286 weeks in theatres.
Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
Directed by Aditya Chopra DDLJ was released on October 20, 1995, and the film has been running at the Maratha Mandir theatres in Mumbai for almost 25 years.
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