Highest Grossing Hindi Movies of 1957

by shrikant-narayanan | created - 10 Jul 2011 | updated - 07 Apr 2018 | Public

All the films in the below list are regarded as classics. The list prepared is ordered as per revenue collection at the box office. All were declared hits but the last 8 film were flops.

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1. Mother India (1957)

Not Rated | 172 min | Drama, Musical, Family

53 Metascore

In this melodrama, a poverty-stricken woman raises her sons through many trials and tribulations. But no matter the struggles, always sticks to her own moral code.

Director: Mehboob Khan | Stars: Nargis, Sunil Dutt, Rajendra Kumar, Raaj Kumar

Votes: 7,888

2. Naya Daur (1957)

173 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

Shankar lives in a remote village in rural India with his mother and sister, Manju, and drives a horse-carriage for a living. The main employer in the region is a kind-hearted businessman ... See full summary »

Director: B.R. Chopra | Stars: Dilip Kumar, Vyjayanthimala, Ajit, Chand Usmani

Votes: 973

3. Nau Do Gyarah (1957)

170 min | Comedy, Romance, Thriller

Runaway wealthy heiress, Raksha, joins a traveller, Madan, in a small truck, heading toward the home of his uncle, Manoharlal. When they reach their destination, they are informed that ... See full summary »

Director: Vijay Anand | Stars: Dev Anand, Kalpana Kartik, Shashikala, Jeevan

Votes: 127

4. Pyaasa (1957)

Not Rated | 146 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

A talented but indigent poet Vijay struggles for love and recognition in this selfish world.

Director: Guru Dutt | Stars: Guru Dutt, Waheeda Rehman, Mala Sinha, Rehman

Votes: 4,797

5. Aasha (1957)

171 min | Comedy, Romance

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Director: M.V. Raman | Stars: Kishore Kumar, Vyjayanthimala, Pran, Om Prakash

Votes: 19

6. Do Ankhen Barah Haath (1957)

143 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

Progressive, reform-minded young warden gets permission to take six surly murderers from prison to dilapidated country farm, to rehabilitate it and themselves through hard work and kindly guidance.

Director: Shantaram Rajaram Vankudre | Stars: Shantaram Rajaram Vankudre, Sandhya, Ulhas, B.M. Vyas

Votes: 1,554

7. Paying Guest (1957)

Not Rated | 157 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

An incompetent lawyer gets evicted, dons the guise of an old man to gain accommodation, falls for the owner's daughter, then faces numerous life-changing challenges.

Director: Subodh Mukherji | Stars: Dev Anand, Nutan, Gajanan Jagirdar, Sajjan

Votes: 195

8. Tumsa Nahin Dekha (1957)

Not Rated | 156 min | Musical, Romance

Twenty years ago, after killing his brother, Sardar Rajpal flees from his hometown in Shillong and re-locates in the rural area of Assam along with his adopted daughter, Meena. He asks his ... See full summary »

Director: Nasir Hussain | Stars: Shammi Kapoor, Ameeta, Pran, Raj Mehra

Votes: 95

9. Miss Mary (1957)


R.K. Raju, a private investigator is assigned the task of locating the missing daughter of a wealthy Hindu couple. His investigation take him to different locales, and he comes across Miss ... See full summary »

Director: L.V. Prasad | Stars: Meena Kumari, Kishore Kumar, Gemini Ganesan, Jamuna

Votes: 33

10. Bhabhi (1957)

165 min | Drama

Although a graduate in Arts, Shanta agrees to get married to a much lesser educated widowed businessman, Ratanlal, who has a son, Mithu, from his first marriage, and re-locates to live with... See full summary »

Directors: R. Krishnan, S. Panju | Stars: Balraj Sahni, Pandharibai, Jawahar Kaul, Shyama

Votes: 38

11. Sharada (1957)

Not Rated | 128 min | Drama, Romance, Musical

Chiranjeev lives a wealthy lifestyle along with his widowed father, Kashiram, two sisters, one of who is dumb, and a younger brother. While on a trip, his friend, Mohan, falls ill due to ... See full summary »

Director: L.V. Prasad | Stars: Raj Kapoor, Meena Kumari, Shyama, Anita Guha

Votes: 84

12. Musafir (1957)

149 min | Drama

The story is about a house consisting of three families who live in it. It is three stories linked by the house.

Director: Hrishikesh Mukherjee | Stars: Shekhar, Suchitra Sen, Bipin Gupta, Durga Khote

Votes: 78

13. Bandi (1957)

Not Rated | 135 min | Drama, Family

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Director: Satyen Bose | Stars: Kishore Kumar, Ashok Kumar, Anoop Kumar, Nanda

Votes: 22

14. Ek Jhalak (1957)

Drama, Family

It is about the radha soami ji live cycle and their guru shiksha it is a wonderful movie

Director: Kalidas | Stars: Pradeep Kumar, Rajendra Kumar, Vyjayanthimala, Anita Guha

18. Gateway of India (1957)

Comedy, Crime, Drama

A woman encounters assorted suitors/suspicious characters while on the run from killers.

Director: J. Om Prakash | Stars: Bharat Bhushan, Pradeep Kumar, Madhubala, Raj Mehra

Votes: 39

19. Ek-Saal (1957)

134 min | Drama, Family, Romance

The father of a dying woman pays a con artist to make his daughter's final year a happy one.

Director: Devendra Goel | Stars: Ashok Kumar, Madhubala, Johnny Walker, Kuldip Kaur

Votes: 32

20. Kath Putli (1957)

Not Rated | 152 min | Drama, Family

Pushpa comes from a poor family, and is a good dancer and singer. She would like to assist a puppeteer with his makeshift dolls and puppet act. Unfortunately, he meets with an accident, and... See full summary »

Directors: Nitin Bose, Amiya Chakrabarty | Stars: Vyjayanthimala, Balraj Sahni, Kamala Kumari, Jawahar Kaul

Votes: 27

22. Changez Khan (1957)

135 min | Action, Adventure, History

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Director: Kedar Kapoor | Stars: Prem Nath, Bina Rai, Sheikh Mukhtar, Johnny Walker

Votes: 18

24. Apradhi Kaun? (1957)

131 min | Mystery

A wealthy man, suspected of murder, is killed before he can be arrested. Everyone in his household is under suspicion. A private investigator looks into the case and finds himself falling in love with one of the suspects.

Director: Asit Sen | Stars: Abhi Bhattacharya, Mala Sinha, Gajanan Jagirdar, Kammo

Votes: 58

25. Baarish (1957)

Not Rated | 133 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

City bred Ramu is involved in petty crime. When his close friend Gopal dada asks him to go to the village and look after his mother, and sister, Chanda, Ramu does so. After coming to know ... See full summary »

Director: Shankar Mukherjee | Stars: Dev Anand, Nutan, Anwar Hussain, Nana Palsikar

Votes: 27

26. Nausherwan-E-Adil (1957)

137 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

A fair-minded emperor improves and introduces new laws, but ends up facing challenges when his son violates them.

Director: Sohrab Modi | Stars: Sohrab Modi, Raaj Kumar, Mala Sinha, Agha

Votes: 18

29. Johnny-Walker (1957)

Not Rated | 151 min | Comedy, Romance

Chronicling the comedic escapades of Bombay-based alcoholic Murli Manohar as he uses a forged document to secure employment; falls in love with, Chandra Kripalani, the Manager's Secretary; ... See full summary »

Directors: Madan, Daljit Ved | Stars: Shyama, Johnny Walker, Raj Mehra, Dulari

Votes: 7

30. Lal Batti (1957)

This is a film set in a train and on a lonely railway platform where passengers are forced to spend a night at the time of India's Independence.

Directors: Krishan Chopra, Balraj Sahni | Stars: Balraj Sahni, Mala Sinha, Shashikala, Baij Sharma

31. Ek Gaon Ki Kahani (1957)

Not Rated | 137 min | Drama

Jaya lives in a village called Chandangaon in India along with her widower dad, Gokul, who works for a living as a compounder, but calls himself a Homeopathic doctor and dispenses Arnica ... See full summary »

Director: Dulal Guha | Stars: Talat Mahmood, Mala Sinha, I.S. Johar, Bipin Gupta

Votes: 12

32. Mirza Sahiban (1957)

Not Rated | 119 min | Romance

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Director: Ravi Kapoor | Stars: Shyama, Shammi Kapoor, Ram Singh, Madan Puri

Votes: 16

33. Mr. X (1957)

120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A wealthy businessman, Jamunadas, is killed by person(s) unknown. The police take up this investigation and are clearly baffled as the killer has left no clues for them to go on. Before ... See full summary »

Director: Nanabhai Bhatt | Stars: Ashok Kumar, Nalini Jaywant, Ragini, Pran

Votes: 20

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