20 Best Bollywood Crime Movie of All Time (So Far)

Finding a really greater crime thriller is extremely difficult. IF we consider about the crime thriller genre there are very few good movies are released recent past. There is some great Bollywood crime movie which can create a great suspense and lot of emotions into your mind. This movie genre, which thrived in the in the modern Bollywood movies and this got a great impact on the success and fame over the long term with great commercial benefits. Today I have listed out some hidden gems under the list of Bollywood crime thriller movie.

1.Talaash: The Answer Lies Within (2012)

Talaash: The Answer Lies Within (2012)

Talaash is a great crime based psychological thriller movie which was directed by Reema Kagti. The lead role of the movie is performed by Aamir Khan, Rani Mukerji and Kareena Kapoor.

Aamir Khan is working under police and one day he received a call of car accident of a famous actor.

By following the lead he finds out some great mystery which happened three years ago with a call girl. The climax of the movie is pretty mind blowing.

2. Badlapur (2015)

Badlapur (2015)

Badlapur (2015) is another great Bollywood crime movie which directed by Sriram Raghavan. The movie is about a happy family guy with a beautiful kid having a great life.

One day criminal who involve in bank robbery-kidnap his wife and son and later kill them both. The movie is about how that person makes avenge from the persons who causes her beloved wife and son’s death.

You can witness the excellent performance of Varun Dhawan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui in this movie.


3. Drishyam(2015)


Drishyam is a great Bollywood crime movie which was directed by Nishikant Kamat. The movie is a remake of Malayalam movie also named as Drishyam.

The movie is about a mastermind family man who is uneducated try to save his family from a murder case which they actually do. The movie emphasizes how this smart man create a story for this murder which everyone has to believe.

If you are really fans of suspense and thriller movie flicks, Watching Drishyam won’t disappoint you.

Starring Ajay Devgan, Tabu and Shriya Saran in the lead roles of Drishyam.



4. Baazigar (1993)

Baazigar (1993)

The story embarks with a man with the aim of revenge of business management, get tempted and murder his eldest daughter and also try to do the same of his younger daughter too.

But even young sister ( Kajol) got connected with this strange lover she suspects his motives.

Baazigar was Directed by  Abbas Alibhai Burmawalla and starring  Shah Rukh Khan, Rakhee Gulzar, and Kajol.

You can see some great negative performance of Shah Rukh Khan in this movie which build-up of tension and crime atmosphere.


5. Wazir (2016)

Wazir (2016)

A military officer who suffers from the loss of his daughter due to his follows up of the terrorist. Even Though he make revenge of the killer, his self-conscious not forgive him.

He got a new companionship with a grandmaster who also suffers from his child loss and he suspects that his daughter’s death is a murder. So he asks for help from the military officer in very different manner.

Wazir directed by Bejoy Nambiar, the film stars  Amitabh Bachchan, Farhan Akhtar and Aditi Rao Hydari in lead role.

As a Bollywood crime movie , the film works well; it also features great performances of Amitabh Bachchan and Farhan Akhtar are the main reason why it became a great success.


6. Ab Thak Chhappan (2004)

Ab Thak Chhappan (2004)

Ab Tak Chhappan is a crime thriller. The Bollywood crime movie is about a police officer Sadhu Agashe (Nana Patekar) who got a greater place in the police department of honesty.

But his method of approaching criminal is at a different level . Instead of locking criminal into prison he uses a gun to kill them. There is a great mystery that gets know that Agashe also involves to the underworld of Mumbai.  

There’s no doubt about the great performance talent of Nana Patekar in Ab Tak Chhappan and the director Shimit Amin shows his great talent on direction under different level.


7. Company(2002)


The story embarks with a small gangster who named Chandu got connected with Malik with a low criminal in Mumbai. Together they create a criminal empire on Mumbai.

The company is another Bollywood crime movie which directed by Ram Gopal Varma. The movie is about the Indian mafia organization which was known as D Company which run by Dawood Ibrahim.

The movie was critically acclaimed and won several awards.Malayalam actor Mohanlal shows truly unforgettable performance in this movie.


8. Kurbaan (2009)

Kurbaan (2009)

From the great mind of director Renzil D’Silva, we got his 2009 movie flick, Kurbaan, Starring  Kareena Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan.

The plot is about a woman get to know that their neighbors are involved in terrorist activities and her husband is not the one who thought what he is.

Even Though the movie does not perform well commercially the movie got great critical receptions.


9. Satya (1998)

Satya (1998)

Satya Containing superb performances by J. D. Chakravarthy, Urmila Matondkar and Manoj Bajpayee and an electrifying cameo from Paresh Rawal.  

This Bollywood crime movie  is a creation of Ram Gopal Varma and this is the first movie of Indian Gangster Trilogy of this films Satya (1998), Company (2002)  and D (2005).

The movie is about a claim innocent person who falls into underworld due to a false charge. His life gets misery after he went to prison for the crime which he not committed.

Another gangster tries to help him out to become a gangster and create an empire on Mumbai underworld.


10. Charas (2004)


Charas (2004) is an Indian action movie which directed by Tigmanshu Dhulia. The lead role of the movie is acted by Jimmy Shergill, Uday Chopra, and Irrfan Khan.

The movie is based on the illegal drug trade and an honest police officer get involve into a drug mafia while he is on a search of this fried from London.