Gangster flicks: Upcoming and classics

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Directed by Mukul Anand, Agneepath stars Amitabh Bachchan, Mithun Chakraborty, Madhavi, and Rohini Hattangadi, with Danny Denzongpa as the villain.

Directed by Mukul Anand, Agneepath stars Amitabh Bachchan, Mithun Chakraborty, Madhavi, and Rohini Hattangadi, with Danny Denzongpa as the villain.

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Akshay Kumar plays the role of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim in Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai 2. The actor is said to be donning three different looks for the film.

Akshay Kumar plays the role of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim in Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai 2. The actor is said to be donning three different looks for the film.

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Directed by Mahesh Manjrekar, the film gave a landmark role to Sanjay Dutt, The film is said to be loosely based on the life of Mumbai underworld gangster Chota Rajan.

Directed by Mahesh Manjrekar, the film gave a landmark role to Sanjay Dutt, The film is said to be loosely based on the life of Mumbai underworld gangster Chota Rajan.

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Directed by Yash Chopra and written by Salim-Javed, Deewaar established Amitabh Bachchan as the angry young man of Bollywood. Shashi Kapoor also featured in the movie.

Directed by Yash Chopra and written by Salim-Javed, Deewaar established Amitabh Bachchan as the angry young man of Bollywood. Shashi Kapoor also featured in the movie.

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Satya is a story of an immigrant who comes to Mumbai seeking his fortune but instead gets sucked into the Mumbai underworld. J.D Chakravarthy and Manoj Bajpai shot to limelight with the the movie, and Urmila Matondkar got recognition as the actor of substance.

Satya is a story of an immigrant who comes to Mumbai seeking his fortune but instead gets sucked into the Mumbai underworld. J.D Chakravarthy and Manoj Bajpai shot to limelight with the the movie, and Urmila Matondkar got recognition as the actor of substance.

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A film on Dawood Ibrahim's former associate, Abu Salem, is set to roll, with actor Nikhil Dwivedi playing the role of the dreaded gangster.

A film on Dawood Ibrahim's former associate, Abu Salem, is set to roll, with actor Nikhil Dwivedi playing the role of the dreaded gangster.

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He played the underworld don to perfection in films like Aatish (1994), Vaastav (1999), Jung (2000) and Plan (2004). But not many know that Sanjay Dutt has spent the last 15 years discussing and researching real-life gangster Sarman Munja Jadeja’s life.

He played the underworld don to perfection in films like Aatish (1994), Vaastav (1999), Jung (2000) and Plan (2004). But not many know that Sanjay Dutt has spent the last 15 years discussing and researching real-life gangster Sarman Munja Jadeja’s life.

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Actor John Abraham says his upcoming movie, Shootout at Wadala, will be a “career defining film.”

Actor John Abraham says his upcoming movie, Shootout at Wadala, will be a “career defining film.”

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Though Vivek Oberoi lost the opportunity to play Dawood in Shootout at Wadala, interestingly, he bagged another film where which is touted to the first-ever biopic of Dawood and is likely to start sometime next year.

Though Vivek Oberoi lost the opportunity to play Dawood in Shootout at Wadala, interestingly, he bagged another film where which is touted to the first-ever biopic of Dawood and is likely to start sometime next year.

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Amitabh Bachchan is playing a reformed gangster, Sarjerao Gaikwad, in the film.

Amitabh Bachchan is playing a reformed gangster, Sarjerao Gaikwad, in the film.

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Gangster films are the flavour of the season in Bollywood. Here's a look at 5 upcoming and 5 legendary underworld flicks.

Gangster films are the flavour of the season in Bollywood. Here's a look at 5 upcoming and 5 legendary underworld flicks.

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