Jagga-Jasoos Is A Detective Caper, Here Are Five Other Bollywood Mysteries Worth A Watch

In Jagga Jasoos, Katrina Kaif and Ranbir Kapoor play young sleuths on a mission which takes them across the globe. Here are some other Bollywood detective films which hit the bull’s eye

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Jagga-Jasoos Is A Detective Caper, Here Are Five Other Bollywood Mysteries Worth A Watch
Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif starrer Jagga Jasoos tells the story of a teenage detective in search of his missing father.
Bollywood has dazzled us with several such detective stories. From the era of black-and-white films to the present day, we have witnessed an avalanche of whodunit films. Take a look:

Detective Byomkesh Bakshy (2015)

Detective Byomkesh Bakshy  Poster

Sushant Singh Rajput starrer Detective Byomkesh Bakshy retold the story of the iconic Bengali sleuth. The film directed by Dibakar Banerjee mixed elements of noir with all the trappings of a period drama. Though the film got a lukewarm response from the critics and the audience, it was lauded as a brave experiment.

Bobby Jasoos (2014)

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Bobby Jasoos saw Vidya Balan play a Hyderabadi detective who is a master of disguises. The film was directed by Samar Shaikh and also featured Ali Fazal, Arjan Bajwa, Supriya Pathak, Rajendra Gupta and Tanvi Azmi in supporting roles. It tells the story of Bilqees "Bobby" Ahmed, a Hyderabadi woman who solves petty neighborhood cases before a rich NRI asks her to find two missing girls.

Manorama Six Feet Under (2007)

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Manorama Poster

Manorama Six Feet Under was an Indian thriller directed and co-written by Navdeep Singh. The film starred Abhay Deol, Raima Sen and Gul Panag in the lead roles. The story revolves around an amateur detective Satyaveer who finds himself caught in the middle of a murder investigation, while collecting evidence of an extra-marital affair.
36 China Town (2006)

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36 China Town, directed by Abbas-Mustan, starred Kareena Kapoor, Shahid Kapoor, Akshaye Khanna, Upen Patel, Johny Lever, Isha Koppikar and Paresh Rawal. The movie revolved around the murder of a wealthy casino owner, Sonia Chang. It was a remake of the English movie Once Upon a Crime.
Baadshah (1999)

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This film starred Shahrukh Khan as a ladies’ man who runs a detective agency. The film also starred Twinkle Khanna and Johnny Lever and earned Shah Rukh a Filmfare nomination for Best Performance In A Comic Role. Hit songs, a romance and plenty of funny shenanigans, Baadshah had it all.

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