Panipat: 5 Ashutosh Gowariker Directed Movies That Are Worth Watching

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Panipat movie is all set to hit the theaters by the end of this year. Here are 5 movies by Panipat's director Ashutosh Gowarikar that are worth watching.

Written By Asmita Shukla | Mumbai | Updated On:

Ashutosh Gowariker is an Indian director, producer, screenwriter. Ashutosh started his career in Hindi cinema with actor Ketan Mehta's film Holi. After this film, he also worked in several television shows. In 1993, he ventured into the world of directing and directed the film Pehla Nasha. His second film was Baazi. In which Aamir Khan was seen in the lead role. Gowariker is known for his superior direction and excellence in Hindi cinema, as well as being one of the successful directors of Hindi cinema.

List of Ashutosh Gowariker directed movies that are worth your time:

1: Lagaan (2001):

It is considered by fans and critics to be one of the best movies to be made by Ashutosh Gowariker. The movie was a blockbuster hit. He went back in time and invented a brand new chapter in Bollywood. The characters in Lagaan portrayed their role with sheer conviction and made the film one of the most iconic ones. The movie was based on British era and cricket. The movie starred Aamir Khan, Gracy Singh, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Rachel Shelly to name a few in pivotal roles.

2: Swades: We the People (2004):

Swades was one of the finest works of Ashutosh Gowariker direction. The movie was based on a very simple social subject. The movie starred Shah Rukh Khan and Gayatri Joshi in prominent roles. It was Gayatri Joshi’s first Bollywood film. The movie was a hit and was highly appreciated by everyone around India.

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3: Jodhaa Akbar (2008):

Ashutosh Gowariker’s historical masterpiece was Jodhaa Akbar. The movie was shot in a very extravagance set and was released on a very grand scale. Hrithik Roshan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in prominent roles. The movie was a blockbuster hit and with actor’s stellar performances. Any historic period drama lover will surely love watching the beautiful and cute story portrayed by the actors.

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4: Pehla Nasha (1993):

Ashutosh Gowariker’s directorial debut in Bollywood. The movie was inspired by the 1984’s Hollywood Body Double. The movie did decently at the box office but was not a blockbuster hit. The movie starred Deepak Tijori, Pooja Bhatt and Raveena Tandon in prominent roles.

5: Baazi:

Baazi starred Aamir Khan, Mamta Kulkarni and Paresh Rawal in pivotal roles. This movie gave a break to Aamir as a romantic actor in the movie. Though the movie did not do well at the box office, the acting and performance of the actors were highly appreciated. The movie was an action thriller.

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After a long time, Ashutosh Gowariker will be back on the silver screen with his another directorial period drama titled Panipat: The Great Betrayal. The movie will star Arjun Kapoor, Sanjay Dutt and Kriti Sanon in pivotal roles. The movie is based on the third battle of Panipat. The movie will hit theatres by December 6, 2019.

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