Bollywood action movies are always a fun treat and teaming it up with a good mystery and intelligent characters is the perfect recipe for entertainment. That’s what you get with a well-made spy drama, which Hollywood has already mastered. We’ve got the James Bond series, book adaptation, even spy comedies and Bollywood isn’t too far behind either. As the upcoming John Abraham starrer RAW is set to release, let’s take a look at some of the best Bollywood spy movies so far –
16 December (2002)
This film’s titular date is when Pakistan surrendered to India after the 1971 Indo-Pak war. This high stakes nail biting spy thriller showed us a secret agency’s efforts to stop an imminent nuclear attack on India from a terrorist group with an ensemble cast including Milind Soman, Danny Denzongpa, and more.
Agent Vinod (2012)
In this remake of the 1977 film of the same name, Saif Ali Khan’s stars in the titular role with the same presence as James Bond, making it an exciting watch. It is packed with action and clever spy work as the international agent goes on a globe-trotting mission to discover why his colleague was murdered.
This no holds barred spy film is packed with a brilliant star cast including the action star Akshay Kumar in the lead role accompanied by Rana Daggubati, Anupam Kher, Danny Denzongpa, and more. The film is about the Indian covert unit Baby’s last mission to prevent terrorist attacks in the country.
Inspired by the true story of an Indian spy Sehmat Khan, this film is adapted from Harinder Sikka’s novel Calling Sehmat. This Alia Bhatt starrer became one of the best films last year as it told the story of a RAW agent who risks her life as an informant for India in Pakistan.