List Of Bollywood Intelligence Movies:
If you like thrillers then, a good spy movie will definitely be in your pick. Bollywood movies on intelligence have always garnered much audience, thanks to the feeling of pride and patriotism one feels for the country. The latest spy movies are by no means lesser when compared to Hollywood. They have a solid storyline, slick visuals filled with thrilling action and suspense.
Here is a list of Bollywood intelligence movies:
Raazi is is an adaption of Harinder Sikka’s novel ‘Calling Shehmat’. It is inspired by the real story of an Indian spy Sehmat Khan. Directed by Meghna Gulzar this movie features Alia Bhatt in the lead role. The story of this film revolves around a female Indian spy who risks her life in Pakistan to inform India about the attacks planned by the enemy country.
Baby is clearly the best spy movie in Bollywood. It is the story of a mission lead by Akshay Kumar with his team in which they have to bring the Pakistani terrorist Maulana to India. Neeraj Pandey directed this movie and stars Akshay Kumar, Danny Denzongpa, Anupam Kher, Rana Daggubati, Taapsee Pannu, Kay Kay Menon in lead roles.
3. Madras Café
Featuring John Abraham in the lead role this movie is a political thriller based on the war situation emerged on the India-Srilanka border which is also rumored to be the prime reason behind Rajiv Gandhi’s assassination.
The movie revolves around the topic of global terrorism, Kamal Hassan gave one of the best performance of his life.
D-day is an action-spy movie in which a group of agents are sent to Pakistan to bring back India’s most Wanted criminal Dawood Ibrahim. Though his name was never directly used in the film but the similarities in the storyline can’t deny this fact.
6. Ek Tha Tiger
This Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif starer film is based on a love story between two top spies of enemy nations India and Pakistan.
Phantom was one of the most thrilling fictional spy movies ever made in Bollywood. Saif Ali Khan and Katrina Kaif starrer this movie is a fictional story of India’s revenge of Mumbai’s 26/11 attacks.
8. 16th December
This film is a fictional take in which a group of Pakistani terrorists plans to avenge the defeat by plotting a nuclear attack on national capital Delhi.16th December is the date when Pakistan surrendered in front of Indian Army after losing 1971 Indo-Pak war.
9. Naam Shabana
Naam Shabana is a spin-off movie from Neeraj Pandey’s Baby. It takes us in the early life of one of the lead character of that movie ‘Shabana’. How this simple girl becomes a spy? What’s her mission?
10. Agent Vinod
Starring Kareena Kapoor and Sai Ali Khan, this film is based on a spy who is on a mission to discover why his friend was murdered and in that order, he comes to know about many international terror groups.
Mukhbiir, the movie showcases the life of these secret informers and the double life that they have to live to keep the secrecy of their real identity. And despite giving it all to their work they never get the kind of respect and recognition that they really deserve.
12. The Hero: Love story of a spy
Sunny Deol starrer this movie is the story of an Indian RAW agent who trains a girl for a mission and soon falls in love with her. But the girl gets killed in a terror attack and this agent moves on in his life. Later on, he comes to know that the girl is actually alive.
One of the biggest hits of its time, Dus was a multi-starer movie that featured Sanjay Dutt, Abhishek Bachchan, Zayed Khan and Sunil Shetty in lead roles. The story revolves around a group of Anti-Terrorist-Cell officers who are on the mission to prevent an attack from an international terrorist organization.
14. Mission Istaanbul
Loosely based on Al-Jazeera channel, this film stars Vivek Oberoi, Sunil Shetty and Zayed Khan in lead roles. It is the story of few Indian Raw agents and how they expose a news channel Al Johara and its relations with the terrorist organizations.
Spy movies, movies on intelligence date back to the 50’s with the Dev Anand “C.I.D” and since then Bollywood hasn’t turned back.