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List of Indian Movies Based on Plane Hijack

Making a film based on Plane Hijack is never easy. It involves so much of emotions, hard work, and vision to create such a story that will make its viewers emotional. Bollywood is all about love, celebration, drama, and songs. Making a film which is entirely different from mainstream movies requires understanding and patience. There are a handful of movies in Bollywood which are based on true stories of plane Hijack. Below mentioned are the Indian movies based on Plane Hijack.

 1. Neerja

Indian Movies Based on Plane Hijack

This movie was released in the year 2016. Run time of the movie is 2 hours and 2 minutes. It is directed by Ram Madhvani. Stars of the movie are Sonam Kapoor, Shabana Azmi, Yogendra Tikku. It’s a story which is based on life if Neerja Bhanot. She sacrificed her life while protecting the lives of 359 passengers on the Pan Am flight 73 in the year 1986. It was one of the most beautiful films in the history of Indian Cinema. The movie is filled with tension and suspense. It’s a perfectly directed and acted film. It’s a movie that will surely make you emotional.

 2. Gaganam

It’s a Telugu film which was released in the year 2011. Run time of the movie is 2 hours and 37 minutes. It is directed by Radha Mohan. Stars of the movie are Nagarjuna Akkineni, Prakash Raj, and Poonam Kaur. It’s a story about a fearless cop who has to rescue a flight, which is hijacked by Yusaf Khan.  This film is very intense with lots of action. It also has some entertaining characters that make the film a bit of light. Else, it filled with horror and Aghast. This film did well against all odds. It has no heroine, no multiple locations and no songs. It didn’t even have heavy dialogues still it managed to collect praises and love from the audiences. It’s a great movie to watch.

 3. Kandahar (Malayalam – 2010)

It’s a Malayalam movie which was released in the year 2010. Run time of the movie is 2 hours and 3 minutes. It is directed by Major Ravi. Stars of the movie are Mohanlal, Amitabh Bachchan, and Ganesh Venkatraman. When a plane is hijacked by a hardcore terrorist, Major Mahadevan and his team just have one goal and that is to punish the people responsible and save the innocent people on the plane. Big B did his role quite elegantly. Other characters were also pretty amazing. The story is overwhelming and emotional. Situations like these are not easy to film. Keeping this in mind, the director did a wonderful job in portraying such different characters together.

 4. Hijack (2008)

It’s a Bollywood thriller movie which was released in the year 2008. Run time of the movie is 2 hours and 22 minutes. It is directed by Kunal Shivdasani. Stars of the movie are Shiney Ahuja, Mona Ambegaonkar, Ishita Chauhan. It’s a story about how a maintenance engineer along with an air hostess tries to save the people on the plane from the terrorist. It’s a pretty intense movie. While the actors were not that good in portraying the real emotions of the characters, the plot of the film was thrilling and interesting. There was so much that could have been added in the movie to make to more interesting and intriguing. Overall, it’s a movie that you can watch just for the sake of the plot. It’s better to not to expect much while watching this film.

 5. Zameen

It’s a Bollywood thriller movie which was released in the year 2003. Run time of the movie is 2 hours and 35 minutes. It is directed by Rohit Shetty. Stars of the movie are Ajay Devgn, Abhishek Bachchan, and Bipasha Basu. In the movie, a plane is hijacked by some terrorist demanding to release their leader. It’s when ACP Jaydev and Colonel Ranvir Singh to punish the culprit and realize the innocent people. It’s an underrated film. All the actors were amazing including Abhishek Bachchan. He did an amazing job.  It’s a story which will actually make you emotional; it will scare you and horrify you.  The action scenes in the movie are just superbly short. There is not a single scene in the movie which is dull or boring. It’s a well-directed, well-acted and well-performed movie.

 6. Yeh Dil Aashiqana

It’s a Bollywood drama film which was released in the year 2002. Run time of the movie is 2 hours and 1 minute. It is directed by Sandesh Kohli. Stars of the film are Karan Nath, Jividha Sharma, Aruna Irani. It’s a drama movie, the story is about two lovers, and their life is changed when Pooja’s plane is hijacked. Karan does everything to protect her and others to find out that all this was done by Pooja’s brother. The songs in this movie are pretty good. Even the story is good. All the actors did an amazing task of performing their part. There could have been more twist and turns in the movie to make to more interesting and happening. Overall, it’s a good drama movie which will surely entertain you.

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