Bollywood Actors as Lawyers:
Bollywood gives wings to numerous dreams. Whether it’s a businessman, lawyer, sportsman. Bollywood has done ample justice to the many professions. Bollywood actors who killed it as lawyers have brought fame and name to the profession.
Damini released in the year 1993 and is a moving courtroom drama. Lightening performances by Sunny Deol as the protagonist and a counter by Amrish Puri make for a very watchable movie.
Starring: Meenakshi Sheshadri, Sunny Deol, Rishi Kapoor, Amrish Puri, Kulbhushan Kharbanda
Director: Rajkumar Santoshi
Aitraaz released in the year 2004 and was a gripping courtroom drama. The movie was a romantic thriller where a man is accused by his superior who is a lady, of sexual harassment. She falsely frames him in a case that is fought by a lawyer who happens to be the protagonist’s wife.
Starring: Akshay Kumar, Kareena Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra
Director: Abbas – Mustan
3. Veer Zara
Veer Zara released in the year 2004 and was a romantic cross border drama. The movie saw Rani Mukherjee nail it as a lawyer who fights for bringing justice to the protagonist played by Shahrukh Khan who plays an Indian Air Force pilot in love with a Pakistani girl.
Starring: Shahrukh Khan, Preity Zinta, Rani Mukherjee
Director: Yash Chopra
4. Jolly LLB
Jolly LLB released in the year 2013 and turned out to be one of the biggest legal comedy movies of all time. The movie had all the legal razzmatazz and was inspired by the hit and run case of Sanjeev Nanda in the year 1999.
Starring: Arshad Warsi, Boman Irani, Saurabh Shukla, Amrita Rao
Director: Subhash Kapoor
5. Jolly LLB 2
Jolly LLB 2 released in the year 2017 and was a much-acclaimed black comedy that took legal action to another notch. Akshay Kumar nailed it as the righteous lawyer.
Starring: Akshay Kumar, Huma Qureshi, Annu Kapoor, Saurabh Shukla
Director: Subhash Kapoor
Shahid released in the year 2013 and won accolades for its brutal portrayal of the legal tangles. The movie was based on the life of human rights activist and lawyer Shahid Azmi who was assassinated in 2010.
Starring: Rajkumar Rao, Tigmanshu Dhulia, Kay Kay Menon
Director: Hansal Mehta
7. Batti Gul Meter Chalu
Batti Gul Meter Chalu released in the year 2018. The movie revolved around the inflated electricity bills that plague rural India.
Starring: Shahid Kapoor, Shraddha Kapoor, Yami Gautam
Director: Shree Narayan Singh
These Bollywood actors killed it as lawyers in these listed movies.