Aamir Khan’s top five box-office bombs

Aamir Khan is known for carefully selecting his films, which means that usually means that anything he
puts his hand to can reasonably be expected to do well at the box office.
Even though Thugs of Hindostan did not quite meet our expectations, Aamir Khan has not disappointed
us for the most part. Films like Ghajini have been blockbusters, having crossed the 100 crore mark. But
along with super-duper hits, there have also been many flops along the way. Here are some of Aamir
Khan’s five biggest big-office flops, in no particular order.

Daulat Ki Jung

Aamir Khan and Juhi Chawla have given us great hits like Qayamat se Qayamat Tak and Hum Hain Rahi
Pyaar Ke in the past, which makes this films one of those rare ones which bombed at the box office.
Releasing in 1992, Daulat Ki Jung also starred Kader Khan and Paresh Rawal.

Afsana Pyar Ka

Releasing in 1991, Afsana Pyar Ka had Aamir Khan paired up with Neelam Kothari. The film revolved
around a love-crossed couple who had to deal with family differences in order to marry, a typical story
line for films of that era.

Deewana Mujh Sa Nahin

This film released in 1990, the same year in which Aamir Khan-Madhuri Dixit stirrer Dil blew the
audiences. Despite Deewana Mujh Sa Nahin starring the same lead pair, the film bombed.

Awwal Number

Don’t let the name fool you – this was one of Aamir Khan’s biggest flops in his entire career. Starring
Aamir Khan as an aspiring cricketer who won India a match, Awwal Number also starred Dev Anand and
Aditya Pancholi.


When it was released in 1989, Raakh was very well-received by critics, and it was really surprising to see
this particular movie flop. Also starring Supriya Pathak and directed by Aditya Bhattacharya, the film
revolved around a poor, young man who avenges the humiliation of his former girlfriend by a gang of

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