Top Bollywood spy movies: We all love Jame Bond movies, but even Bollywood has produced some good spy movies in the past, with several actors playing the role of a spy or undercover agent.
Here we take a look at the top espionage thrillers in Bollywood.
John Abraham – Romeo Akbar Walter and Madras Cafe
John Abraham plays an undercover agent (spy) in Romeo Akbar Walter where he plays three different characters. The movie is set during the 1971 Indo-Pak war.
He had played an agent in Madras Cafe as well, where he had to stop an assassination.
Alia Bhatt – Raazi
Alia Bhatt plays a spy in the Meghna Gulzar directed blockbuster Raazi. In the movie, Alia is planted into a Pakistani army household as a newlywed wife. The movie revolves around the life of the Indian spy.
Akshay Kumar – Baby
Director by Neeraj Pandey, this thriller is among of the finest on this subject. Officer Ajay (Akshay) leads a team of intelligence officers who set out to destroy a lethal plot planned by terrorists.
Irrfan Khan – D-Day
Directed by Nikkhil Advani, the movie had an ensemble cast. Irrfan Khan’s spy act was the most memorable part. He gets into Pakistan, gets married and has a family.
Salman Khan – Ek Tha Tiger and Tiger Zinda Hai
Salman Khan played a spy in Ek Tha Tiger as well as its sequel Tiger Zinda Hai. If its Salman, it has to be a ‘masala’ film, and of course the lead has to show some swag.
Hrithik Roshan – Bang Bang
Another ‘masala’ entertainer where Hrithik plays a typical Bollywood hero. When he is not spying, Hrithik shows us some really cool dancing movies, the movie had a couple of chartbuster songs too.
Saif Ali Khan – Phantom and Agent Vinod
Saif Ali Khan played a spy in two films, but both the films didn’t do well commercially.
Sriram Raghavan directed Agent Vinod was more of a comic book affair. Kabir Khan directed Phantom was good but didn’t do quite well at the box office.
Kamal Haasan – Vishwaroop I and II
Vishwaroop I did well, but the sequel turned out to be a damp squib. Kamal Haasan was the actor and director in both the films. However, lot of research went into the making of this spy film and the espionage part looks quite authentic.