Bollywood spy film genre is not exploited to its full potential. We all love spy movies that create a thrilling suspense. Bollywood has given some amazing Spy movies and we have handpicked 15 best Bollywood spy movies that every spy movie lover would love to watch and enjoy.
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15 Best Spy Films of Bollywood
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16 December – 2002
16 December is a Bollywood Spy Thriller movie directed by Mani Shankar. The story of the film revolves around the plot that some Pakistanis are trying to destroy the city New Delhi with nuclear Weapon on 16 December 2001. The film is all about how the Group of Secret Agents finds the clue from the black money Transactions about the attack, The film was selected to be screened at 2002 Cannes Film Festival.
Aankhen is a 1968 soy thriller film directed by Ramanand Sagar. Aankhen was a surprise big hit of its time and is still a popular yester years film. Aankhen was full off gadgets like a James Bond Film. Darmendra was in the lead role in this film.
Agent Vinod –2012
Agent Vinod is an action spy movies released in 2012 and there is an another movie with same title Agent Vinod(OLD). The plot of the movie revolves around a Secret Agent and his mission to solve a high profile kidnapping case.
BaadShah – 1999
Baadshah is a 1999 film starring Shahrukh Khan as a Detective, directed by Abbas Mustan. Baadshah is an action comedy. The film was inspired by films, Nick of Time, Rush Hour and If Looks Could Kill. Baadshah was a romantic comedy Detective film which gives you dose of laughter with the style of a Detective.
CID – 1956
CID is an action thriller film directed by Raj Khosla. The movie starred Dev Anand as a Police Inspector investigating a case of the murder of a newspaper editor who was about to expose the Under World.
D-Day – 2013
D-Day is a spy thriller film directed by Nikhil Advani. A team of Secret agents of India had to go to Pakistan to bring India’s Most Wanted criminal. This movie is based on a dream Assassination of Dawood Ibrahim. Although the never said that movie is related to him but after watching you can understand that this movie is based on same issue.
Ek Tha Tiger- 2012
Ek Tha Tiger is an Romantic action spy film of Bollywood directed by Kabir Khan starring Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif. Salman Khan was in the role of an Indian Spy or Indian Raw agent and Katrina as a Pakistani Spy or Pakistani ISI agent. Both agents fall in love with each other and elope, and Security Agencies of both country try to search them.
Farz – 1967
Farz is a Spy Thriller film directed by Ravikant Nagaich starring Jeetendra as an Indian Secret Agent. Jeetendra has to investigate the murder case of his fellow secret agent.
Gangster – 2006
Gangster is a crime thriller directed by Anurag Basu starring Emran Hashmi as an Undercover Spy Agent and Shiney Ahuja as a Gangster. Kangana is the girlfriend of Shiney Ahuja and always long for love, but the gangsters need to hide from police. The undercover spy agent makes Kangana falls in love with him and traps the Gangster.
Jewel thief – 1967
Jewel Thief is a spy thriller film directed by Vijay Anand starring Dev Anand. The film revolves around a Jewel Theft and thieves tries to put all the blame on the son of Police Commissioner.
Johnny Mera Naam- 1970
Johny Mera Naam is a blockbuster, crime comedy drama film directed by Vijay Anand starring Dev Anand. The film revolves around the life of Sohan Kumar, whose father was killed by goons. After Sohan grows up, he is on the mission to find the killers of his father and take Revenge.
Kahaaani is a 2012 thriller film directed by Sujoy Ghosh starring Vidya Balan. A simple woman is on a mission to investigate a case and find the killers of her unborn child and a loving husband to take Revenge. Its not a Spy film but the way she finds the murder of his husband was similar to a SPY.
Madras Café – 2013
Madras Café is an Indian Political Espionage Thriller film directed by Shoojit Sircar. The film starts with the assassination of former Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. The film revolves around LTTE and Terrorism.
The Great Gambler – 1979
The Great Gambler is a 1979 action thriller film directed by Sahkti Samanta starring Amitabh Bachchan as a Gambler. The story of the film revolves around gamblers, gangsters, spies and secret agents.
The Hero: Love Story of a Spy – 2003
The Hero: Love Story of a Spy is a spy thriller movie directed by Anil Sharma starring Sunny Deol as an Indian Secret agent working for RAW. Sunny Deol trains Preity Zinta for a mission and falls in love with her. Preity Zinta dies, and Sunny Deol has to move ahead with his work. Sunny gets engaged to another woman for a mission, when he finds out his beloved Preity is still alive.