Following the footsteps of Hollywood, Bollywood has also tried its hand in Spy genre but to be honest they have failed to explore this genre. There are very few and rare Bollywood movies that can be counted in a good spy-thriller film and movie like ‘James Bond‘ is still a far sight. The history of Bollywood Spy movies goes back to 50’s when the Dev Anand starer C.I.D (1956) was released and since then Bollywood has made many movies in this genre. So, for those who love to watch these action-thriller movies here, we bring you guys the list of top 10 Bollywood spy movies that you guys will love to watch.
List of Top 10 Bollywood Spy movies
Baby is clearly the best spy movie in Bollywood. Neeraj Pandey directed this movie features actors like Akshay Kumar, Danny Denzongpa, Anupam Kher, Rana Daggubati, Taapsee Pannu, Kay Kay Menon in lead roles. 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.
Vishwaroopam is a masterpiece by Kamal Hassan that came of-late in his career. The movie revolves around the topic of global terrorism and you may find some Hollywood essence in it. Kamal Hassan gave one of the best performance of his life. Though the movie failed to perform big on box-office due to various controversies around it but it managed to woo the audience and film critics and went on to win many awards as well.
3) Madras Cafe
Soojit Sircar directed this movie is also counted among one of the finest Bollywood Spy movies. 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.
D-day is an action-spy movie in which a group of agents are sent to Pakistan to bring back Indias’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.
5) Ek Tha Tiger
This Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif starer film is based on a the love story between two top spyies of enemy nations India and Pakistan. They fight together against all odds and rise above the hate.
Many of you will question why we added ‘Kahani’ in this list but the way Vidya Balan plans her mission to avenge the death of her unborn child and husband is really commendable. Sujoy Gosh directed this movie is full of thrills but it is the narrative of this movie that makes it a must watch for all.
7) 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 girls becomes a spy? What’s her mission? Watch this movie now to get all these answers.
8) Agent Vinod
Starring Bollywood’s power couple Kareena Kapoor and Sai Ali Khan in lead roles this 2012 released movie was the remake of an 1977’s movie of same name. The storyline of 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.
The term Mukhbiir means an Secret informer or a Spy. 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 of giving it all to their work they never get the kind of respect and recognition that they really deserve.
10) The Hero: Love story of a spy
Sunny Deol starer this movie is one of the biggest hits of his career. It 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.
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