6 Best Bollywood Gangster Movies inspired from True Events


Bollywood movies are a rage in India and outside India too. But the same goes for the gangster movies too. They are also equally important for the Bollywood. You can see Bollywood has some of the best gangster movies where some of them have been inspired from real life characters and some of them are fictional movies.

So, let’s have a look at the 6 best gangster Bollywood movies of all times –


The crime thriller based on the relationship between Dawood Ibrahim and Chota Rajan. This was a fictional movie which depicted the entire journey of how their relationship culminated and after some years broke off. The movie was directed by Ram Gopal Verma and is said to be one of the most classic gangster movie of all times.

2. Shootout At Wadala

The Indian crime film directed by Sanjay Gupta starring Anil Kapoor, John Abraham, Kangana Ranaut, Tusshar Kapoor, Manoj Bajpayee and Sonu Sood in the lead roles. The film is loosely based on one of the key Mumbai encounter by the Mumbai police.

3. Black Friday

The crime thriller film written and directed both by none other than Anurag Kashyap. The film is based on the Hussain Zaidi’s book – Black : The True Story Of Bombay Bomb Blasts. The movie was made in 2005 but the struggle at censor board was very long and finally it was released on 2007.

4. D-Day

Another fictional crime movie which stars Arjun Rampal, Rishi Kapoor, Irfan Khan, Huma Qureshi and Shruti Hassan in the lead roles. The story revolves around a man who is most wanted in India and the struggle to bring the man from Pakistan to India.

5. Once Upon A Time In Mumbai

A fab movie which was all about how Dawood Ibrahim was born under the leadership of Haji Mastan. The movie was fictional but the story was very close to the original characters.

6. Nayakan/Dayavan

The crime thriller film directed by none other than Mani Ratnam and starring Kamal Hassan. The movie was based on the character of Varadarajan Mudaliar who was one of the major Mumbai underworld don.


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