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Top 20 Worst Dialogues in Bollywood Movies in Recent Times

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    Top 20 Worst Dialogues in Bollywood Movies in Recent Times

    Bollywood, the largest film industry in India and one of the most prominent in the world, has given us some of the most iconic and memorable dialogues in cinematic history. However, it’s not always sunshine and roses in the world of Indian cinema. There have been times when even the best actors and directors have delivered cringe-worthy lines that left audiences baffled. In this article, we will take a closer look at the top 20 worst dialogues in Bollywood movies in recent times.

    “Don’t underestimate the power of a common man.” –
    Chennai Express (2013)

    Don't underestimate the power of a common man

    This dialogue, delivered by Shah Rukh Khan, may have sounded
    empowering on paper but came across as forced and clichéd in the film.

    “My business is my business; none of your
    business.” – Race 3 (2018)

    My business is my business; none of your business

    Salman Khan’s attempt at a sassy one-liner fell flat in this
    action-packed movie.

    “It’s my way or the skyway.” – Action Jackson
    (2014)

    It's my way or the skyway

    This attitude dialogue of Ajay Devgn from the movie Action
    Jackson. Its obvious it couldn’t save this cringeworthy dialogue from being
    ridiculed.

    “Bade bade deshon mein aisi chhoti chhoti baatein hoti
    rehti hai.” – Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995)

    Bade bade deshon mein aisi chhoti chhoti baatein hoti rehti hai

    Although this film is a classic, this line has been the
    subject of many jokes due to its melodramatic delivery by Shah Rukh Khan.

    “Main udna chahta hoon, daudna chahta hoon, girna bhi
    chahta hoon… bus rukna nahi chahta.” – Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013)

    Main udna chahta hoon, daudna chahta hoon, girna bhi chahta hoon... bus rukna nahi chahta

    Ranbir Kapoor’s character Bunny’s philosophical monologue
    sounded more like a motivational speech gone wrong.

    “Aaj ek hasi aur baant lo, aaj ek dua aur maang lo, aaj
    ek ansoo aur pee lo, aaj ek zindagi aur jee lo, aaj ek sapna aur dekh lo,
    aaj… kya pata, kal ho na ho!” – Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003)

    Aaj ek hasi aur baant lo, aaj ek dua aur maang lo, aaj ek ansoo aur pee lo, aaj ek zindagi aur jee lo, aaj ek sapna aur dekh lo, aaj... kya pata, kal ho na ho!

    While this dialogue was meant to be emotional, its overuse
    and melodrama have made it the subject of parody.

    “Aata majhi satakli.” – Singham Returns (2014)

    Aata majhi satakli

    Ajay Devgn’s cop drama featured this catchphrase, which
    quickly became irritating due to its frequent repetition.

    “Tumse na ho payega.” – Multiple Films

    Tumse na ho payega

    This dialogue has been overused in Bollywood to the point of
    exhaustion. It’s become a lazy way to depict one character’s superiority over
    another.

    “Mere paas maa hai.” – Deewar (1975)

    Mere paas maa hai

    Amitabh Bachchan’s iconic dialogue from ‘Deewar’ may have
    been groundbreaking at the time, but its constant referencing in Bollywood has made
    it lose its impact.

    “Rahul, naam toh suna hoga.” – Dil To Pagal Hai
    (1997)

    Rahul, naam toh suna hoga

    Shah Rukh Khan’s character Rahul introduced himself in a way
    that became more of a pop culture punchline than a memorable introduction.

    “Main tumhare bachche ki maa banne wali hoon.” –
    K3G (Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham) (2001)

    Main tumhare bachche ki maa banne wali hoon

    Kareena Kapoor’s character Pooja delivered this line in a
    melodramatic manner, making it hard to take seriously.

    “Aaj ek raat hai. Kal subah sochenge.” – Kabir
    Singh (2019)

    Aaj ek raat hai. Kal subah sochenge

    While ‘Kabir Singh’ had its share of controversies, this
    dialogue reflects the protagonist’s careless attitude toward life.

    “Jab se tumhe dekha hai, maine kuch bhi khoya nahi
    hai.” – Badrinath Ki Dulhania (2017)

    Jab se tumhe dekha hai, maine kuch bhi khoya nahi hai

    Varun Dhawan’s character attempts to be romantic, but the
    dialogue falls flat due to its predictability.

    “Ek chutki sindoor ki keemat tum kya jaano, Ramesh
    Babu?” – Om Shanti Om (2007)

    Ek chutki sindoor ki keemat tum kya jaano, Ramesh Babu

    Shah Rukh Khan’s character indulges in a comical monologue
    that left audiences more puzzled than entertained.

    “Mein apni favorite hoon.” – Jab We Met (2007)

    Mein apni favorite hoon

    Kareena Kapoor’s character, Geet, showcases self-love in
    this dialogue, but it’s often cited as an example of excessive self-indulgence.

    “Aaj ek kisan, kal doosra kisan, parso teesra
    kisan.” – Dhoom 3 (2013)

    Aaj ek kisan, kal doosra kisan, parso teesra kisan

    Aamir Khan’s attempt at humor in this film ended up sounding
    forced and uninspired.

    “Aaj mera uphaar aapke liye… khushboo ki tarah fail
    jaayega.” – Mohenjo Daro (2016)

    Aaj mera uphaar aapke liye... khushboo ki tarah fail jaayega

    Hrithik Roshan’s dialogue in this historical drama was more
    cringe-worthy than romantic.

    “Mujh par ek ehsaan karna, ki mujh par koi ehsaan na
    karna.” – Bodyguard (2011)

    Mujh par ek ehsaan karna, ki mujh par koi ehsaan na karna

    Salman Khan’s attempt at a witty one-liner turned out to be
    more confusing than clever.

    “Jitni chadar ho utna hi pair failao.” – Multiple
    Films

    Jitni chadar ho utna hi pair failao

    This age-old saying has been overused in Bollywood to the point
    where it has lost its impact.

    “I can talk English, I can walk English, I can laugh
    English because English is a very phunny language.” – Namak Halaal (1982)

    can talk English, I can walk English, I can laugh English because English is a very phunny language

    Amitabh Bachchan’s character attempts humor with this line,
    but it has become more of an unintentional comedy over time.

    Wrap Up

    In conclusion, while Bollywood has given us some of the most
    memorable dialogues in the history of cinema, it has also produced its fair
    share of cringe-worthy lines. These 20 dialogues serve as a reminder that even
    in the world of glitz and glamour, not every line can be a winner. Bollywood
    filmmakers should take heed of these examples and strive for more meaningful
    and authentic dialogues in their future projects.

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