The “Punjab da Puttar” Dharmendra has successfully ruled Indian Cinema like a boss with his superior acting skills and tough looks in the 60s and 70s. He still entertains us without any failure with not just his roles, but also with his infectious and evergreen personality. Here are the top 10 must-watch films of the veteran actor.
Dharam Paaji brilliantly did his role with epic comic timing and seriousness in this classic entertainer. He made the film so amazing that you always want to watch it again and again and live the moment of retro era. The biggest movie of the millennium had the ideal blend of much needed aspect. The way every actor played their roles and the characterization were classy and exquisite. Dharmendra as Veeru played an urban outlaw very delightfully with his best friend Jai (Amitabh Bachchan). The film showed the best of cinema Bollywood has to offer. Honestly speaking, if you didn’t watch Sholay, you watched nothing yet. Though it is action thriller by genre, it has everything you need – action, emotions, drama, comedy and, of course, romantic bonding between Veeru and Basanti (Hema Malini).
He played the role of a gangster in underworld. He blended marshmallow tenderness with macho appearance. He got huge female fan following. We’ve got an Indian He-Man when he took off his shirt. The film has successfully laid stepping stone for him as an endearing superstar. He played the role of Shaka with really a great performance on his side.
He portrayed a bank manager cheated by his colleagues and his life partner. He truly did spectacular job while playing a man who wants to take revenge. It was one of the most entertaining movies of all time. It featured a bank manager who was accused of theft. The film streamlines how he deals with injustice. It has given really a heart-wrenching performance from a superstar.
He plays a straightforward person who lives and dies for truth. It has shown undoubtedly the best perforamce by Dharmendra. He played a great role opposite Sharmila Tagore. The movie was one of the finest in his career. He played the role of an idealist who lives and seeks for justice. He played his character really well with so much conviction which is something undeniable for.
As the name suggests, the film is based on a man (Dharmendra) who is all set to avenge his parent’s death when lying and hiding from police. His well-blended comedy and action made the film superhit. His perfect blend of comedy and action was a great retreat of his career.
It is yet another superhit film where he played a smart crook but with a golden heart. He later married his love interest Hema Malini.
He did excellent job as a Botany Professor named Parimal Tripathi. He showed great flair for comedy and he gave a pleasant surprise to his action-loving fans.
The film stars Dharmendra, Vijay Arora, Sharmila Tagore and others. Dharmendra was seen in full vengeance to fight against the evils to avenge the death of his parents. It was one of the best films of his career. The most popular dialogue “Kutte Kaminey Mai Tera Khoon Pee Jaunga” has been emerged from this film.
Dharam Paaji still has potential to make his fans laugh out loud even in his seventies. He reestablished himself with his reign in comedy.
He played the father of Kajol in this film, also starring Salman Khan and Arbaaz Khan. His presence was still felt in all the scenes despite being based on Salman and Kajol.