Top Bollywood crime mystery movies that have stood the test of time

Crime and mystery have always been a primary topic for filmmakers in Hollywood as well as Bollywood. Even though the Hollywood is far ahead in depicting mystery and crime when compared to filmmakers in the B Town, latter is fast catching up with back-to-back mystery blockbusters. Here we have a list of some exciting Bollywood movies that will blow your mind away.

Jewel thief

Jewel thief

Jewel thief was an amazing thriller directed by Vijay Anand with the cast including legendry Dev Anand, Vyjayantimala, and Ashok Kumar. Released in 1967, the movie broke all records on the Box-Office at that time. The movie revolves around a jewel thief Vinay, an ordinary who looks similar to the jewel thief named Amar. The movie also includes a love story followed by action scenes.



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Directed by Reema Kagti, “Talaash” is a Bollywood movie starring Amir Khan, Karina Kapoor, and Rani Mukharji that took the crime mysteries to a new level in the Bollywood. The entire story is about the murder mystery of a call girl named Simran played by Kareena Kapoor and the investigating officer Surjan Singh Shekhawat played by Amir Khan in the movie. He has already lost his beloved son in an accident and he is trying to overcome the loss by engaging himself thoroughly in the investigation.


Kangana Raanawat

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Kangana Raanawat has already shown her worth in Queen, and Gangster displays her brilliant acting. Directed by Anurag Basu, the entire movie is based on a love story of a gangster who fall in love with a bar dancer. They have to separate due to some reasons. Imran Hashmi, who played the role of a police officer, trapped Kangana in his fake love and tried to get the information about the gangster.

Gupt: The Hidden Truth


Gupt was an amazing action thriller released in 1997 wherein the story revolves around Boby Deol, Kajol, and Manisha Koirala. The actor was accused with murder of his stepfather and more people. While Manish who is in love with the person and trying him to escape him, on the other, Kajol who also loves Boby commits many crimes and tried to kill Manisha as well. In this amazing thriller movie of 90s, Rajiv Rai, the director of the movie, has produced a perfect blend of love, passion, and revenge.

Mystery movies have been an integral part of the Bollywood, as they not just keep viewers guessing but also entertain them in different ways. Gangster, Ghajini, Gupt, and Jewel thief are some of the crime mysteries that you should watch at least once.

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