Anil Kapoor, who is celebrating his birthday today, is an actor who looks younger as time passes. The actor who turned 60 not only has got dapper looks but also brings life to all the characters he portrays on screen. His chemistry with his co-actors has always been praised. Be it films, award functions or television shows, he has always managed to outshine. After conquering silver screen Anil made his debut on television with the Indian version of series 24 and proved once more that he is one of his own kind. Above all, he is a man who carries a heart of gold. And yes who can ever forget Jhakkasss!

Here are five Anil Kapoor movies that one cannot miss to watch

  • Tezaab (1988)

Although the song ‘Ek do teen’ took over the entire movie, Anil Kapoor did not fail to impress the audience and critics with his outstanding performance in this film. He even went on to receive his career’s first Filmfare award for Best Actor that year for his role of Munna in the movie

  • Beta (1992)

Even Madhuri Dixit’s hit number Dhak Dhak Karne Laga could not sideline Anil Kapoor’s portrayal of a dedicated son in the movie who blindly supports his step-mother and bestows selfless love on her. He again took home the Filmfare trophy for the best actor that year.

  • Virasat (1997)

Anil Kapoor’s portrayal of a man who returns to his ancestral village from London in this classic proved to be a benchmark in his career. Great music, an astounding story written by legend Kamal Hasan and above all Kapoor’s performance in the film is worth watching.  The film earned him Filmfare Critics award for the best actor that year.

  • Pukar (2000)

Anil Kapoor won national award for Best Actor in this 2000 film. His subtle acting and great screen proved to be one of his best performances till date. Although the film did not do well at the box-office, critics did not hesitate to applaud and the actor received unanimous praise for his performance as Major Jaidev Rajvansh.

  • Nayak: The Real Hero (2001)

Who can forget Nayak? This political drama showcased Kapoor in an entirely different avatar. He played the role of a person who becomes the Chief Minister of a state for one day and completely nailed it. Fun Fact: Anil Kapoor’s Nayak will remind you strongly of Arvind Kejriwal’s regime!