27 Saif Ali Khan Movies That Will Make You Go Wow

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Saif Ali Khan is an Indian actor who works in Hindi movies. He owns two production houses named Illuminati Films which he opened with Dinesh Vijan and another named Black Knight Films.

In addition to this, he is a frequent television presenter and a stage show performer. Saif Ali Khan is the recipient of several accolades including a National Film Award and seven Filmfare awards, and a Padam Shri award, the fourth highest Indian Civilian Award in 2010. He has been brought into light with the range of roles he has essayed in different movie genres.

Saif is the son of cricketer Mansoor Ali Khan and actress Sharmila Tagore. His grandfather was the last ruler of the princely state of Pataudi, Gurgaon, Haryana during the British Raj, thus becoming the tenth Nawab of Pataudi. 

He has been married twice. His first wife was Amrita Singh, whom he divorced in 2004. With Amrita, he has two children named Sara Ali Khan and Ibrahim Ali Khan. His second wife is Kareena Kapoor Khan, with whom he has two sons named Taimur and Jehangir. 

In this article we would be discussing the list of Saif Ali Khan movies in which has appeared:

1. Parampara [1993]

Parampara | List Of Saif Ali Khan Movies

Parampara is the debut Saif Ali Khan movie, a drama movie by genre. The movie was directed by Yash Chopra. It casts Vinod Khanna, Sunil Dutt, Aamir Khan, Raveena Tandon, Ashwini Bhave, and Ramya Krishna. Parampara was a flop at the box office. Though critics praised it for Yash’s direction. You can find the movie on YouTube.

Saif is playing the role of Pratap and the movie is about family rivalry which is shown to be continued for ages making the movie feel to be stretched unnecessarily. He doesn’t have much screen time as such and the story is also not too great. So, this is not worth your time.

2. Main Khiladi Tu Anari [1994]

Main Khiladi Tu Anari | List Of Saif Ali Khan Movies

Main Khiladi Tu Anari is an action-comedy by genre. It is directed by Sameer Malkan. This Saif Ali Khan movie also casts Akshay Kumar, Shilpa Shetty in pivotal roles. 

It went on to become the top 5 highest-grossing movies of the year. Also, the movie was the first commercial hit for Saif making him a bankable star. This was the first movie to be reviewed by martial arts movie critic Albert Valentin and he rated it 3.5 from 5. You can watch the movie on Amazon Prime.

Saif and Akshay are a treat since their chemistry is adorable to watch. Also, the movie has good action scenes for action lovers with good comic timings. Saif is the one who introduces humor at the correct time. This one is surely worth watching.

3. Yeh Dillagi [1994]

This Saif Ali khan movie is a romantic comedy. The movie is directed by Naresh Malhotra. Inspired by the American movie Sabrina, the movie also casts Akshay Kumar and Kajol. 

Yeh Dillagi was then remade in Telugu too. It was a commercial success back then and garnered positive reviews from critics. It is available on Amazon Prime.

Saif is playing the role of Vicky Saigal and was again praised for his comic timing. According to The Indian Express, he left the audience in splits whenever he appeared on the screen. This movie is also worth watching.

4. Keemat- they are back [1998]

The next on the list of Saif Ali Khan movies is Keemat which is an action movie by genre. Directed by Sameer Malkan and Produced by Ganesh Jain, Ramesh Jain. 

The movie stars Akshay Kumar, Sonali Bendre, and Raveena Tandon. It was a commercial success. Comments on this movie were not made by the critics. Currently, it is available on Sony Liv.

Saif is a thief in this one. If you have watched all the movies in which Akshay and Saif have collaborated you will find nothing exciting in this one. The movie is also a typical Bollywood movie with nothing good to serve.

5. Kachche Dhaage [1999]

Kachche Dhaage is an action thriller. This Saif Ali Khan movie is directed by Milan Lutharia and produced by the Taurani brothers. The movie also stars Namrata Shirodkar, Ajay Devgan, and Manisha Koirala. 

It was well received by the audience at the box office. However, the storyline of Kachche Dhaage was slow and was not in focus due to which it received negative reviews. You can watch it on Amazon Prime and Jio Cinema.

In this Saif Ali Khan movie, he is playing the role of Jai, a corporate from the city. If you want to watch this movie you can watch it for Ajay Devgan since, in this one, he overpowers Saif in terms of acting. 

But still, he manages to earn a Filmfare nomination for Best Supporting Actor. The performance of Manisha is also not flattering making it quite a time waste for the audience.

6. Aarzoo [1999]

Aarzoo is a romantic movie, directed by Lawrence D’Souza. This Saif Ali Khan movie also casts Akshay Kumar, Madhuri Dixit, Reema Lagoo, Amrish Puri, and Paresh Rawal. 

The movie had failed to create any magic at the box office. Critics didn’t make any comments as such on this one. If you want to watch it, it is available on Zee5.

Saif is supporting the male lead in this one. The storyline is good but improvements could have been made in direction. If you are a Saif Ali Khan fan you shouldn’t watch this one because the script and the movie don’t do justice to his character. From the start, he is the one who is making sacrifices and in the end, too he dies.

7. Hum Saath Saath Hai [1999]

Hum Saath Saath Hai | List Of Saif Ali Khan Movies

Hum Sath Sath Hai is a family drama, written and directed by Sooraj R. Barjayta. This Saif Ali Khan movie has an ensemble cast of Salman Khan, Sonali Bendre, Karishma Kapoor, Mohnish Behl, Tabu, Reema Lagoo, Neelam Kothari, Mahesh Thakur, and Alok Nath. The movie was a commercial success with highly positive reviews. It is available on Netflix.

Saif is playing the role of Vinod. His role is good in this one but small. But it is not worth watching because you can’t relate to it and it seems that they are overacting. It seems inspired by Ramayana, but not up to the mark.

8. Kya Kehna [2000]

It is a romantic drama movie. This Saif Ali Khan movie is directed by Kundan Shah and produced by the Taurani brothers. This movie also casts Preity Zinta, Chandrachur Singh, Farida Jalal, and Anupam Kher. 

This Saif Ali Khan movie is based on premarital pregnancy and society’s views, giving a social message to the audience. It was a sleeper hit and mostly claimed positive reviews from the critics. It is available on Amazon Prime and JioCinema.

Rahil is the name of Saif in this one. A playboy who is rich and quite arrogant too. However, Preity is the bright spot of the movie and outshines Khan in terms of performance. But this movie is good to watch for the issue it revolves around.

9. Dil Chahta Hai [2001]

Dil Chahta Hai | List Of Saif Ali Khan Movies

Dil Chahta Hai is a coming-of-age-romance depicting the youth. The movie is written and directed by Farhan Akhtar. 

This Saif Ali Khan movie has an ensemble cast starring Aamir Khan, Akshaye Khanna, Dimple Kapadia, Priety Zinta, Sonali Kulkarni. It performed moderately at the box office and received positive reviews for its realistic portrayal of Indian youth living in urban areas. It is available on Netflix.

It is one of the best performances of Saif till 2001 and the character development is worth noticing. This movie is good to watch since there is no over-the-top acting making it all seem natural. On a cool weekend, it is good to watch.

10. LOC Kargil [2003]

LOC Kargil is a historical movie based on the Kargil War fought between India and Pakistan. The movie is written, directed, and produced by J.P.Dutta. 

This Saif Ali Khan movie also stars Ajay Devgan, Sanjay Dutt, Nagarjuna, Sunil Shetty, Karan Nath, Akshaye Khanna, and Abhishek Bachchan with actresses as special appearances, since the movie mainly focuses on showcasing the lives of army men. Upon release, it received a mixed response from the critics both critically and commercially. It is available on MX Player.

Saif’s role is inspired by Captain Anuj Nayyar, MVC from Jat Regiment. Everyone in the movie is playing the role of our great heroes who sacrificed their lives for the sake of saving our motherland. Whether Saif’s acting is good or not, it is worth watching for everyone. Since there is not only one story but of many army soldiers who fought for us in the war.

11. Hum Tum [2004]

It is a romantic comedy movie by genre. This Saif Ali Khan movie is directed by Kunal Kohli and produced by Aditya Chopra. The movie casts Rani Mukherjee as the lead. 

It was the seventh highest-grossing movie of the year. It received mixed reviews, praises for its direction and performances, and criticism for its script and length. This movie is available on Amazon Prime Video.

Saif is playing the role of Karan, who is unbearable and likable at the same time. His performance is really good and one can not imagine other than him in the role. It is quite a good movie to watch and the story is quite interesting.

12. Parineeta [2005]

The next in the list of Saif Ali Khan movies is Parineeta, a romantic musical drama, and it is an adaptation of a Bengali novel of the same name that was written in 1914. This Saif Ali Khan movie was directed by Pradeep Sarkar and produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra. 

The movie also casts Vidya Balan, Sanjay Dutt, Raima Sen, and Dia Mirza, Rekha in a cameo role. The movie failed to create any magic at the box office, due to piracy. But this garnered many positive reviews from the critics. It also has several notable allusions to Indian literature and cinema. The movie is available on Amazon Prime Video and Netflix.

Saif is playing the role of Shekhar, a musician. Once again with this movie he has shown his versatility as an actor. The role of Shekhar has several depths and a range of emotions, which Saif has showcased well. This is also a movie worth watching.

13. Salaam Namaste [2005]

Salaam Namaste | List Of Saif Ali Khan Movies

It is a romantic comedy film, directed by Siddharth Anand. This Saif Ali Khan movie is produced by Aditya Chopra. Salaam Namaste also casts Preity Zinta, Arshad Warsi, and Jugal Hansraj. 

The movie became the third highest-grossing film of 2005. The film received positive reviews from critics. The movie is available on Amazon Prime.

Saif is playing the role of Nikhil Arora. The movie is talking about the real issues that come in a relationship that’s why it garnered so much attention from the audience. Khan has given a ‘’high spirited’’ performance and his comic timing is also really good in this one. This movie is a visual treat for Khan and Zinta fans.

14. Omkara [2006]

A crime drama movie, directed by Vishal Bhardwaj. This Saif Ali Khan movie is produced by Kumar Mangat Pathak. It is inspired by the novel of William Shakespeare Othello. This Saif Ali Khan movie too has an ensemble cast of Ajay Devgan, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Konkana Sen Sharma, Vivek Oberoi, and Bipasha Basu. 

Omkara was fairly received by the audience and it won critical all over. The movie won 3 awards at the Kara Film Festival, an award at the Asian Festival of First Films, 3 national film awards, and 9 Filmfare awards. If you want to watch it JioCinema and Eros Now.

Saif is playing the role of Langada Tyagi who is Lago in Shakespeare’s play. This movie is the most different on the Saif Ali Khan movies list. In all of them mostly he is playing the same role of a good, cute urban guy. But he is the most different and real milestone in the movie. It is a must-watch for all for the story, direction, and cast’s performance.

15. Race [2008]

Race is an action thriller film series, directed by Abbas-Mustan and produced by the Taurani brothers. This Saif Ali Khan movie also casts Akshaye Khanna, Katrina Kaif, Bipasha Basu, Anil Kapoor, Sameera Reddy, and Kiku Sharda. 

This movie was a hit at the box office. It was also then remade in Tamil and Telugu. It is loosely based on the 1998 Hollywood movie Goodbye Lover. It is available on Netflix. The movie has sequels to Race2 which is again worth watching but Race 3 is a complete disaster.

Saif is Ranvir Singh in this movie and he is just superb. He looks so awesome, the movie has so many twists, too good songs, and a top-notch performance by the whole cast. It is again a good choice to watch.

16. Love Aaj Kal [2009]

Love Aaj Kal (2009) | Deepika Padukone And Saif Ali Khan Movies

Next on the list of Saif Ali Khan movies is Love Aaj Kal, a romantic movie. This Saif Ali Khan film is directed by Imitiaz Ali. This is the first movie directed by Saif and Dinesh Vijan's house ‘’The Illuminati Films’’. 

Deepika Padukone is the lead in this one. It was one of the highest-grossing movies of the year. This one also received positive reviews for its engaging story, melodious songs, and performances. If you are planning to watch it, go for an Amazon subscription.

Saif is playing a double role in it. The movie is good and Saif’s acting too is heart-touching. He has all the emotions under control, he plays goofy, carefree, nervous, idiotic, intense, angry, and depressed all in that one movie. One should give this movie a try for the sake of him.

17. Aarakshan [2011]

Aarakshan (2011) | Deepika Padukone And Saif Ali Khan Movies

This is a socio-political drama based on the controversial policies of the government in the field of education. It is directed by Prakash Jha. 

This Saif Ali Khan movie has a strong ensemble cast of Amitabh Bachchan, Deepika Padukone, Manoj Bajpayee, and Prateik Babbar. The business of the movie was highly affected due to its ban on the states of Punjab, UP, and Andhra. It mostly garnered mixed reviews from the critics. The movie is available on Amazon Prime and Jio Cinema.

Saif is playing the role of Deepak Kumar. He has done remarkable acting, speaking about the story; it is a daring, thought-provoking one with a message. The reason to watch it is mainly the gritty performances and intermittent high drama.

18. Cocktail [2012]

Cocktail (2012) | Deepika Padukone And Saif Ali Khan Movies

Cocktail belongs to the genre of romantic comedy, directed by Homi Adjani. This Saif Ali Khan movie was produced by Illuminati Films. 

It also casts Diana Penty, Deepika Padukone, Dimple Kapadia, Boman Irani, and Randeep Hooda. It was a commercially successful movie that mostly received positive reviews. The movie is available on Jio Cinema and Amazon Prime.

Saif plays Gautam Kapoor, an urban guy. Speaking about the movie, it is light-hearted, fun, and romantic, though the movie after the interval is a bit dragging since you already know the end it feels so. Though, the movie is criticized for some facts shown in the movie. The performance of the cast is really appreciable.

19. Phantom [2015]

Phantom is an action thriller movie, directed by Kabir Khan and produced by Sajid Nadiadwala and Siddharth Roy Kapur. The movie casts Katrina Kaif and Saif Ali Khan in lead roles. This Saif Ali Khan movie failed to create any magic at the box office but was praised for the acting of both the stars. It is available on Netflix.

Saif is playing the role of army man Daniyal Khan. Shubha Shetty- Saha of Mid- Day gave it 3 stars rating the ‘’powerful story is diluted by the use of too many cinematic liberties and a rather lazy screenplay, Flaws aside it talks of a real concern facing all of us while taking a flight of fantasy.’’ You should try to watch it.

20. Rangoon [2017]

This Saif Ali Khan movie is a period war drama. The movie is directed by Vishal Bhardwaj. It casts Kangana Ranaut, Shahid Kapoor. 

The movie revolves around a character based on the life and times of Mary Ann Evans commonly known as Fearless Nadia, the first stuntwoman of India. But the movie failed to receive the audience’s attention, critics mostly gave positive reactions about the movie. It can be watched on Netflix.

Rustom is the name of the character played by Saif. Kangana takes over every scene she appears in, the story has a strong emotional quotient, riveting second hour, and nail-biting finale as stated by Taran Adarsh of Bollywood Hungama. The movie should be watched at least once since Vishal creates a masterpiece.

21. Chef [2017]

Chef | List Of Saif Ali Khan Movies

This Saif Ali Khan movie is a comedy-drama, directed by Raja Krishna Menon. It is an official remake of a 2014 American movie with the same name. It also casts Padampriya Janakiraman. This movie failed to create any magic at the box office. It can be watched on Amazon Prime.

The movie follows the journey of two chefs and how they grow together. The movie has lazy direction and writing which makes it hard to watch sometimes. Though, Saif makes it hard to take your eyes away from him.

22. Kaalakandi [2018]

A black comedy movie, with a strong cast. It is directed by Akshat Verma and produced by Rohit Khattar and Ashi Dua Sara. This Saif Ali Khan movie also casts Akshay Oberoi, Kunaal Roy Kapur, Deepak Dobriyal, Vijay Raaj, Isha Talwar, and Shobhita Dhulipala.

This movie didn’t do well at the box office and it received mixed reviews from the critics. It can be watched on Disney Hotstar.

The title of the movie describes the movie, Kaalakandi which is a Marathi slang for the time when everything goes utterly wrong. And the protagonist (Saif) has everything going on wrong in his life. 

However, this movie is not for everyone, those who keep the choices of their movie a bit experimental and edgy. It is a good one for them. Since it is an off-the-beaten-track of Bollywood.

23. Laal Kaptaan [2019]

Laal Kaptaan is an epic drama movie. It is directed by Navdeep Singh and produced by Sunil Lulla and Anand L. Rai. The movie also casts Deepak Dobriyal and Zoya Hussain. 

This Saif Ali Khan movie failed at the box office. It received mixed reviews from critics. The story of the movie is under-cooked. It is available on Amazon Prime.

Saif is the only focus of the movie but he proves that he is the right choice, to be the focus. He is the hunter or Gossain as called in the movie. The reason to watch this movie are its visuals, cinematography, direction, and the strong performance of Saif. If you are a hardcore fan of Saif it is the one that should not be missed.

24. Jawani Janeman [2020]

Jawani Janeman | List Of Saif Ali Khan Movies

Next on the list of Saif Ali Khan movies is Jawani Janeman, a movie that belongs to the genre of comedy-drama. This Saif Ali Khan movie is directed by Nitin Kakkar. 

Apart from Saif it also casts Alaya Furniturewalla and Tabu. It is a remake of the Argentine comedy Igualita a mi. A semi-hit on the box office, it received mixed reviews from the critics. It is available on Amazon Prime.

Saif is essaying the role of Jaswinder Singh. Saif and the cast have done remarkable work in terms of acting. But the way the story unfolds is quite illogical at times. The reason why you should see it is that it shows a non-judgmental approach that showcases complex human relationships with all their quirks, firmly in place.

25. Tanhaji [2020]

Tanhaji: the unsung warrior is a historical action movie. It is directed by Om Raut starring Ajay Devgan, Kajol, Sharad Kelkar, and Neha Sharma. This movie was the highest Grossing movie of 2020. 

The movie received positive reviews. This Saif Ali Khan movie was also selected to be screened as one of the Best Foreign Films at the 78th Golden Globe Awards. It is available on Disney Hotstar.

Saif is playing the role of Udaybhan Singh Rathore who was Aurangzeb’s royal guard. And he is killing in terms of acting and has taken his role beyond what was written in the story. It is a must-watch for the fact that it showcases Maratha's bravery, robust filmography, and visceral battle scenes.

26. Bhoot Police [2021]

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Bhoot Police is a horror-comedy movie. This movie is directed by Pavan Kriplani. This Saif Ali Khan movie was not released in theatres due to Covid-19 Pandemic. 

It was directly released on Disney Hotstar. The movie also stars Yami Gautam Dhar, Jacqueline Fernandez, Arjun Kapoor, and Javed Jaffrey. The movie uses viral trends which makes it more interesting.

Saif is Vibhooti Vaidya in this one, who is a ghost hunter by profession. Indeed, to say Saif is the life of the movie and the cast has no solid performance. It is a one-time watch because neither does it scare you off nor does it tickle your bones.

27. Adipurush [2021]

Adipurush | List Of Saif Ali Khan Movies

Adipurush is an upcoming historical drama, based on the Hindu epic Ramayana. This Saif Ali Khan movie is directed by Om Raut. It is a highly expensive movie with the star cast of Prabhas, Kriti Sanon, and Saif Ali Khan. 

According to the news revealed to the public by the makers, Prabhas is playing the role of Adipurush, Kriti Sanon is Sita and Saif is Lankesh. It is set to release on 22 August 2022. The movie would be 3 dimensional and would be dubbed and released simultaneously in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and Malayalam.

Alright, finally, the list of Saif Ali Khan movies has ended now, I hope this article was helpful to you. Honestly, what I think is Saif has grown in terms of acting over time, and now, he is one of the best actors Bollywood has. 

Comment down below and tell me who all are excited to watch Saif as Lankesh in Adipurush because I am really excited to see him in this historical movie. 

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