Dacoit Films in Bollywood You Might Want to Watch

Dacoit Films in Bollywood:

Dacoit films have always had a great role in innumerable Bollywood films. These movies have given us blockbusters that are remembered even today.

 1. Bade Sarkar

Bade Sarkar was released in 1957 and is one of the earliest dacoit films in Bollywood.

Starring: Kishore Sahu, Kamini Kaushal, Durga Khote, Agha, Gope, K. N. Singh

Director: Kishore Sahu

 2. Jis Desh Mein Ganga Behti Hai

Dacoit Films in Bollywood
Dacoit Films in Bollywood

Jis Desh Mein Ganga Behti Hai released in the year 1960. The movie is known for its excellent storyline and melodious music too.

Starring: Raj Kapoor, Pran, Padmini

Director: Radhu Karmakar

 3. Ganga Januma

Ganga Januma released in the year 1961 and is one of the famous movies of twin brothers separated at birth.

Starring: Dilip Kumar, Vyjanathimala, Nasir Khan

Director: Nitin Bose

 4. Mother India

Mother India released in the year 1957 and is one of the iconic movies of Indian cinema.

Starring: Nargis, Sunil Dutt, Rajendra Kumar, Raaj Kumar

Director: Mehboob Khan

 5. Mera Gaon Mera Desh

Mera Gaon Mera Desh released in the year 1971.

Starring: Dharmendra, Vinod Khanna, Asha Parekh

Director: Raj Khosla

 6. Sholay

Dacoit Films in Bollywood
Dacoit Films in Bollywood

Sholay released in the year 1975 and has attained cult status and the rest they say is history. From Gabbar Singh to Thakur and Jai and Veeru, the movie is a must-watch.

Starring: Sanjeev Kumar, Amjad Khan, Dharmendra, Amitabh Bachchan, Hema Malini, Jaya Bachchan

Director: Ramesh Sippy

 7. Ganga Ki Saugandh

Ganga Ki Saugandh released in the year 1978 and saw Amjad Khan as the dacoit.

Starring: Amitabh Bachchan, Amjad Khan, Rekha

Director: Sultan Ahmed

 8. Bandit Queen

Bandit Queen released in the year 1994 and was a biopic based on the life of Phoolan Devi the most dreaded dacoit who ruled the ravines of Chambal.

Starring: Seema Biswas, Manoj Bajpai

Director: Shekhar Kapur

 9. Paan Singh Tomar

Paan Singh Tomar released in the year 2012 and is based on the true life of the dacoit Paan Singh Tomar. A soldier in the Army and an athlete par excellence, the movie traces the transformation of a simple man to a dacoit.

Starring: Irrfan Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Mahie Gill, Vipin Sharma

Director: Tigmanshu Dhulia

 10. China Gate

China Gate was released in the year 1998.

Starring: OM Puri, Amrish Puri, Naseeruddin Shah, Danny Denzongpa, Mukesh Tiwari, Mamta Kulkarni

Director: Rajkumar Santoshi

These Dacoit films in Bollywood have left an indelible mark on the Indian cinematic history.

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