Bollywood Films Based On True Crimes
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10 Bollywood Films Based On True Crimes

Who doesn’t like good Bollywood films based on true crimes? They get your pulse racing, make you scared for your life, and at the same time provide you the comfort of knowing that you’re sitting on the right side of the screen. Bollywood films based on true crimes suck you in on the tension, so much that you start shouting at the film characters when they’re about to do something stupid.

Here’s a list of all the Bollywood films based on true crimes that you should watch at least once in your life:

Bollywood Films Based On True Crimes

Talvar (2015)

IMDb rating- 8.2/10

Awards- Filmfare Award for Best Editing

Plot- The movie is based on the Aarushi murder case. They have shown how the case got complicated when the parents emerged to be the prime suspects.

Available on- Hotstar

Rahasya (2015)

IMDb rating- 7.6/10

Awards- None

Plot- The movie is also based on the Aarushi murder case. They have shown the disturbing truths that were found by CBI during the investigation.

Available on- Netflix

  • Yeh Raaste Hain Pyaar Ke (1963)

IMDb rating- 5.9/10

Awards- None

Plot- The movie is based on the Nanavati case. KM Nanavati, a Commander in the Indian Navy, was often away from home on an assignment. In his absence, Nanavati’s British-born wife Sylvia had an illicit affair with his friend Prem Ahuja. When Sylvia confessed, an agitated Nanavati went to Ahuja’s house, shot him dead, and surrendered to the police.

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Available on- Youtube

 

Rustom (2016)

IMDb rating- 7.1/10

Awards- None

Plot- The movie is also based on the K. M. Nanavati vs. State of Maharashtra case. Even though Nanavati was sentenced to life imprisonment, the movie shows that he won the case. In reality, Nanavati had to serve three years and after that, he was pardoned.

Available on- Netflix

Paanch (2003)

IMDb rating- 7.7/10

Awards- None

Plot- The movie is based on the 1976-77 Joshi-Abhyankar serial murders in Pune. Pune’s Abhinav Kala Mahavidyalaya is one of the oldest art colleges in Maharashtra, offering courses in art and painting. One would not expect its alumni to turn to crime, let alone murder. Yet four of them did just that back in 1976-77. They did not stop at one murder but went all the way to 10 before they were finally nabbed. Their trademark weapon was a nylon rope to strangle the victim. It was this that alerted the police that these were not random acts but serial killings. The entire gang was hanged in 1983.

Available on- Youtube

No One Killed Jessica (2011)

IMDb rating- 7.2/10

Awards- Guild Award for Best Editing

Plot- The movie is based on the Murder of Jessica Lal. Sabrina Lal joins forces with Meera, an investigative journalist, to seek justice for her sister Jessica, who was murdered by the son of an influential politician.

Available on- Netflix

Not A Love Story (2011)

IMDb rating- 5/10

Awards- None

Plot- Back in 2008, Lieutenant Jerome Mathew suspected that his girlfriend Maria Susairaj was not faithful after he heard a male voice in the background while speaking on the phone. Mathew rushed from Kochi to Mumbai and found TV executive Neeraj Grover in the nude. The enraged Mathew stabbed him to death and then roped in his lover to chop the corpse into pieces and hide it.

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Available on- DailyMotion

Special 26 (2013)

IMDb rating- 8/10

Awards- None

Plot- This movie is based on the 1987 Opera House heist. A team of tricksters pose as CBI officers and conduct raids to rob politicians and businessmen of their black money. With the real CBI on their trail, they decide to pull off their biggest robbery.

Available on- Netflix

Black Friday (2004)

IMDb rating- 8.5/10

Awards- None

Plot- This movie is based on the 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts. After the 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts rip the city apart, the police force launches a massive drive to nab the perpetrators. Their relentless pressure finally results in some names coming forwards.

Available on- Hotstar

Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye! (2008)

IMDb rating- 7.7/10

Awards- None

Plot- This movie is based on the life of Devinder Singh aka ‘Bunty-Chor’. He was a charismatic thief who fearlessly robbed the rich and the elite until he got caught. The movie shows how he introspects his life as a criminal in front of the police and media.

Available on- Netflix

These crimes shocked the nation to the core. We hope that you enjoy watching these Bollywood films based on true crimes.

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