It’s a well-known fact that our Bollywood film industry has given us many romantic and masala films. We have seen best of drama and romance, but what about real gangster movies? Bollywood has also experimented with gangster/underworld stories. Surprisingly, this genre has received a hell lot of love from the audiences. Below mentioned are some of the best Bollywood underworld movies.
1. Haseena Parkar
This movie was released in the year 2017. The run time of the movie is 2 hour and 17 minutes. It is directed by Apoorva Lakhia. The stars of the movie are Shraddha Kapoor, Ankur Bhatia, and Archana Gautam. It’s a story about a less notorious sister of a notorious gangster. If you love the underworld genre, then you must watch this movie. It’s a good movie to watch. As the Story is based on real-life events, one can’t say much about the script. Actors were really good, they were able to pull off the characters really well. even the direction is pretty well. Overall, you must watch this film.
2. Once Upon a Time in Mumbai
‘Once upon a time in Mumbai’ was released in the year 2010. The run time of the movie is 2 hour and 15 minutes. It Is directed by Milan Luthria. The stars of the movie are Ajay Devgn, Emraan Hashmi, and Kangana Ranaut. It’s a story about a smuggler who rises to fame in the mid-’70s. the story revolves around him, how other young smuggles plans to overthrow him. It’s one of the most loved movies of all time. It got a tremendous amount of love from the audiences. It’s a well-researched movie. This movie is power packed with some really good one-liners. It’s a well-directed, well written and well-acted film.
3. Shootout at Lokhandwala
‘Shootout at Lokhandwala’ was released in the year 2007. The run time of the movie is 2 hour and 25 minutes. It is directed by Apoorva Lakhia. stars of the movie are Amitabh Bachchan, Sanjay Dutt, and Sunil Shetty. It’s a story about the gangster Mahindra Dolas, who terrorized Mumbai City. It’s a story about a war between Mumbai Police and gangs during November of the year 1991. It’s considered one of the best movies in our country. It’s a well-written film. each and every character in the film is very intriguing. Even the songs are beautiful. It’s a movie worth watching.
This movie was released in the year 1988. The run time of the movie is 2 hour and 51 minutes. It is directed by Ram Gopal Varma. Stars of the movie are J.D. Chakravarthi, Urmila Matondkar and Paresh Rawal. It’s a story about an innocent man who is being falsely charged and punished. It’s a classic film, will keep you at the edge of your seat throughout. It’s a brilliantly written script. There’s not a single moment in the film which is dull, everything is so perfectly written. Even the characters are so good. Actors are able to pull off the characters so well.
Maqbool was released in the year 2003. The run time of the movie is 2 hour and 13 minutes. it is directed by Vishal Bhardwaj. Stars of the movie are Irrfan Khan, Tabu and Pankaj Kapur. It’s a story about a character named Maqbool, who is an underworld don’s henchman. He falls in love with his boss’s wife, Nimmi, who instigates him to kill the don and become the next leader of the gang. it’s a beautiful film which won many hearts with its beautiful script and acting. The direction of this film is brilliant. The film is adapted from the Shakespeare’s “Macbeth”, using Mumbai’s underworld as the backdrop. It’s one of the finest films in Bollywood.
6. Vaastav: The Reality
‘Vaastav: The Reality’ was released in the year 1999. The run time of the movie is 2 hour and 25 minutes. it is directed by Mahesh Manjrekar. Stars of the movie are Sanjay Dutt, Namrata Shirodkar and Mohnish Bahl. It’s a story about how an innocent man’s life changes as he gets involved in a crime. Sanjay Dutt steals the show as it is his one of the most powerful performances. It’s such an emotional movie. You can seriously feel your emotions flowing with each and every character. It’s an amazing movie.
7. Don 2
This movie was released in the year 2011. The run time of the movie is 2 hour and 33 minutes, it is written and directed by Farhan Akhtar. Stars of the movie are Shah Rukh Khan, Florian Lukas and Om Puri. The story revolves around the international gangster and his life. It’s a well-directed and acted movie. Shah Rukh Khan’s performance is amazing in this film. there’s no one like him when it comes to acting. You can feel the characters emotions so well. it’s a movie that will surely give you a thrilling experience.