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List of Nargis Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Jagte Raho (1956)
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Jagte Raho
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The story focuses on a simple peasant, who has recently relocated to the Indian city of Kolkata in search of job. One night, while looking for water to quench his thirst he enters an apartment complex. But the residents take him to be a thief and chase him while he tries to hide in different apartments, in course of which he becomes witness to a wide range of middle-class greed and corruption.

Starring:
Raj Kapoor, Pradeep Kumar, Sumitra Devi, Smriti Biswas
Directed By:
Amit Mitra, Sombhu Mitra
2. Mother India (1957)
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Mother India
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Role:
Radha
Starring:
Kanhaiyalal Chaturvedi, Sunil Dutt, Rajendra Kumar, Raaj Kumar
Directed By:
Mehboob Khan
4. Awaara (1951)
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Awaara
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Awaara is a crime drama film which tells the story of Raj, a petty thief, who was forced to turn to crime due to his life of poverty. He kills his employer after his mother is attacked. He is arrested, but soon, he finds himself in a shock to discover that the judge is his estranged father. However, his father is not aware of this fact.

Role:
Rita
Starring:
Shashi Kapoor, Raj Kapoor, K.N. Singh, Prithviraj Kapoor
Directed By:
5. Chori Chori (1956)
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Chori Chori
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A spoilt rich girl runs away from home, after her father disapproves of her relationship with the man she likes. However, she meets and falls in love with another man, Sagar, a simplistic journalist. This proves to be a turning point in her life. 

Role:
Kammo
Starring:
Raj Kapoor, Gope, Pran, Master Bhagwan
Directed By:
Anant Thakur
6. Barsaat (1949)
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Barsaat
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Barsaat tells the story of a naive village boy, who is attracted towards his classmate Tina, who belongs to a rich family. Although she starts to reciprocate his feelings, her father disapproves of their relationship, and gets the boy arrested on false charges.   

Role:
Reshma
Starring:
Raj Kapoor, Cuckoo, Prem Nath, K.N. Singh
Directed By:
7. Ashiana (1952)
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Ashiana
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Role:
Gaura
Starring:
Raj Kapoor, Shivraj, Om Sharma, Mohana
Directed By:
B. Trilochan
8. Lajwanti (1958)
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Lajwanti
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Role:
Kavita
Starring:
Balraj Sahni, Prabhu Dayal, Radhakrishan, Kumari Naaz
Directed By:
Narendra Suri
9. Papi (1953)
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Papi
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Role:
Lachhi
Starring:
Raj Kapoor, Dulari, P. Kailash, Maruti
Directed By:
Chandulal Shah
10. Humayun (1945)
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Humayun
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Starring:
Ashok Kumar, Chandra Mohan, Mohammad Afzal, Yusuf Effendi
Directed By:
Mehboob Khan
11. Andaz (1949)
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Andaz
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Although he is just a friend to Neena, Dilip is in love with her and is shocked to find her engaged to Rajan. However, he continues with the association even after they get married so that the other man does not suspect anything. But Rajan comes to know about it by accident and thinks Neena is unfaithful to him, leading to death and heartburn. 

Role:
Neena
Starring:
Dilip Kumar, Raj Kapoor, Cuckoo, V.H. Desai
Directed By:
Mehboob Khan
12. Deedar (1951)
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Deedar
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3

Deedar is a romantic musical film which tells the story of a visually impaired man named Shamu, who decides to look for his childhood sweetheart, while also earning a living by singing. Despite the fact that her father opposed the relationship years ago, he continues to look for her.

Role:
Mala
Starring:
Dilip Kumar, Ashok Kumar, Nimmi, Tabassum
Directed By:
Nitin Bose
13. Lahore (1949)
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Lahore
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Role:
Lilo
Starring:
Om Prakash, Pratima Devi, Kuldip Kaur, Karan Dewan
Directed By:
M.L. Anand
14. Anhonee (1952)
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Anhonee
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2

After learning that she has a sister named Mohini, Roop decides to welcome her into her home. Things however get complicated when Mohini falls for Roop’s fiancé, a lawyer named Rajkumar. However, Rajkumer loves only Roop and shuns Mohini, which turns her love into bitterness.  

Role:
Roop H. Singh / Mohinibai
Starring:
Raj Kapoor, Agha, David Abraham, Achala Sachdev
Directed By:
Khwaja Ahmad Abbas
15. Raat Aur Din (1967)
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Raat Aur Din
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3
Role:
Varuna
Starring:
K.N. Singh, Pradeep Kumar, Anwar Hussain, Feroz Khan
Directed By:
Satyen Bose
16. Aag (1948)
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Aag
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3

Aag is a musical romance film, which tells the story of Kewal, a young man, who is thrown out of his house, after he fails his law exam. He eventually meets Rajan, who helps him work towards his dream of becoming a theatre actor.

Role:
Nimmi
Starring:
Raj Kapoor, Shashi Kapoor, Kamini Kaushal, Nigar Sultana, Kamal Kapoor
Directed By:
17. Jogan (1950)
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Jogan
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2

Vijay is an orphaned atheist who falls for Meeradevi, a married religious woman. However, she not only rejects him, but asks him to stay away from her. When she falls ill, he eventually gets close to her, and she finds herself drawn to him as well. She begins to tell him how she was coerced into marrying a much older man by her brother, and why she decided to forsake all materialistic bonds.

Role:
Surabhi / Meeradevi
Starring:
Dilip Kumar, Pratima Devi, Tabassum, Purnima
Directed By:
Kidar Nath Sharma
18. Dhoon (1953)
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Dhoon
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3
Starring:
Raj Kapoor, Motilal, Eddie Billimoria, M. Kumar
Directed By:
M. Kumar
19. Mela (1948)
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Mela
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2

Manju is a young girl living in a village, with her father and stepmother. She likes a boy named Mohan, who is her friend since childhood. However, things get ugly when Mehkoo, a retired army-man, enters their lives. He spreads rumors about Mohan and gets Manju married to an older ailing man.

Role:
Manju
Starring:
Dilip Kumar, Jeevan, Roopkamal, Noorjahan
Directed By:
S.U. Sunny
20. Memories (1964)
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Memories
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A man returns to his home only to find that wife and his son are missing. He comes to the conclusion that they have left him, and he begins to think and regret about his past deeds.  

Role:
Priya's silhouette
Starring:
Sanjay Dutt, Sunil Dutt
Directed By:
Sunil Dutt
21. Pardesi (1957)
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Pardesi
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2
Role:
Champa
Starring:
Prithviraj Kapoor, David Abraham, Balraj Sahni, Padmini
Directed By:
Khwaja Ahmad Abbas, Vasili Pronin
22. Bewafa (1952)
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Bewafa
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2

Roopa is a young woman belonging to a poor and abusive family living in a slum. A neighbor named Raj comes to her aid and helps her, after which she soon begins to develop feelings for him. However, her problems eventually drive her to the point of suicide, when she is saved by an artist named Ashok. He asks her to model for him, and over time, Ashok starts to like her. Things get complicated when Raj re-enters her life.

Role:
Roopa
Starring:
Raj Kapoor, Neelam, Ashok Kumar, Siddiqui
Directed By:
M.L. Anand
23. Aah (1953)
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Aah
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Raj Raibahadur lives in Allahabad with his widowed father who is a businessman. His father finds him a prospective bride named Chandra, and asks him to write letters to her. Raj starts writing, but he is unaware of the fact that it is Neelu, Chandra’s sister, who is responding to his letters, and eventually falls for him.

Role:
Neelu / Chandra / Reshma Rai
Starring:
Raj Kapoor, Vijayalaxmi, Pran, Ramesh Sinha
Directed By:
Raja Nawathe
24. Hulchul (1951)
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Hulchul
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2
Role:
Asha
Starring:
Dilip Kumar, Jeevan, K.N. Singh, Sitara
Directed By:
S.K. Ojha
25. Babul (1950)
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Babul
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3

Ashok is a young man from a wealthy family who works as a postmaster. Bela, the simple daughter of the former postmaster, strives for his affections. However, she faces competition from Usha, the daughter of a wealthy landowner, who seems to be more suitable for Ashok.

Role:
Bela
Starring:
Dilip Kumar, Amar, A. Shah Shikarpuri, Munawar Sultana
Directed By:
S.U. Sunny
26. Adalat (1958)
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Adalat
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3
Role:
Nirmala
Starring:
Achala Sachdev, Pran, Pradeep Kumar, Jawahar Kaul
Directed By:
Kalidas
27. Homelife (1958)
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Homelife
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2
Role:
Uma
Starring:
Balraj Sahni, Kumkum, Rajendra Kumar, Johnny Walker
Directed By:
V.M. Vyas
28. Jan Pahchan (1950)
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Jan Pahchan
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3
Role:
Asha
Starring:
Raj Kapoor, Jeevan, Shyama, Neelam
Directed By:
Fali Mistry
29. Amber (1952)
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Amber
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2
Role:
Rajkumari Amber
Starring:
Raj Kapoor, Agha, Ramesh Sinha, Bipin Gupta
Directed By:
Jayant Desai
30. Anokha Pyar (1948)
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2
Anokha Pyar
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2
Role:
Geeta
Starring:
Dilip Kumar, Mukri, Nalini Jaywant, Habib
Directed By:
M.I. Dharamsey
31. Fate (1943)
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Fate
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2
Starring:
Motilal, Chandra Mohan, Jillo, Noor Mohammad Charlie
Directed By:
Mehboob Khan
32. Birha Ki Raat (1950)
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2
Birha Ki Raat
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2
Starring:
Dev Anand
Directed By:
Gajanan Jagirdar
33. Talashe Haq (1935)
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2
Talashe Haq
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2
Role:
(as Baby Rani)
Starring:
Anwar Hussain, Jaddanbai, Qamar Jahan, Lala Yaqoob
Directed By:
Chimanlal Luhar
34. Nargis (1946)
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Nargis
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2
Starring:
David Abraham, Rehman, Alka Achrekar
Directed By:
D.D. Kashyap
35. Meena Bazaar (1950)
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2
Meena Bazaar
10
2
Directed By:
Ravindra Dave
36. Tosa oneira stous dromous (1968)
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2
Tosa oneira stous dromous
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2
Starring:
Manos Katrakis, Christos Negas, Miranda Kounelaki, Georgia Vasileiadou
Directed By:
Panagiotis Konstadinou
37. Miss India (1957)
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2
Miss India
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2
Role:
Rama
Starring:
Pran, Pradeep Kumar, I.S. Johar, Nishi
Directed By:
I.S. Johar
38. Khel (1950)
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Khel
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2
Starring:
Dev Anand, Murad, Anwar, Hafiz Jehan
Directed By:
S.M. Nawab
39. Aadhi Raat (1950)
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2
Aadhi Raat
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2
Starring:
Jeevan, Cuckoo, Ashok Kumar, Kuldip Kaur
Directed By:
S.K. Ojha