Top 10 awesome movies like Nayakan that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Nayakan and you can't get over how good this movie was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar movies which are created by the likes of Mani Ratnam, Kamal Haasan and Saranya Ponvannan . Here goes the list -

  1. Nishant
  2. Gang
  3. Parinda
  4. Gardish
  5. Qurbani
  6. Johnny Gaddaar
  7. Zanjeer
  8. Thakshak
  9. Maqbool
  10. Gloria
  1. Nishant

    Nishant

    Vishwam (Naseeruddin Shah) is the youngest brother of the powerful and influential village Zamindar (Amrish Puri). The Zamindar will not hesitate to do anything for the welfare and protection of his family, which also includes bending the law to his own advantage. Vishwam is married to Rukmani (Smita Patil), and unlike his brothers, does not indulge in alcohol or women, nor does he have any bad habits. Then the village gets a new schoolmaster (Girish Karnad), who has a wife, Susheela (Shabana Azmi). When Vishwam sees her for the first time, he is unable to take his eyes off her, and unable to get her out of his mind. Susheela does not reciprocate his attentions. Then one night, Susheela is forcibly carried away in a car by the Zamindar's right-hand men (Mohan Agashe and Anant Nag). The schoolmaster's efforts to stop them are to no avail, and the several people present do nothing to stop this abduction. What will the schoolmaster do to get his wife back, knowing fully well that even the village policeman (Kulbhushan Kharbanda) kowtows to the Zamindar.

    This movie, created by Shyam Benegal, Girish Karnad and Shabana Azmi, scores 7.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Crime

  2. Gang

    Gang

    After falling prey to underworld, four friends jeopardize their personal lives with point of no return.

    This movie, created by Mazhar Khan, Jackie Shroff and Nana Patekar, scores 6.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Action | Crime

  3. Parinda

    Parinda

    Two brothers are caught on the different sides of a gang war.

    This movie, created by Vidhu Vinod Chopra, Nana Patekar and Vidhu Vinod Chopra, scores 7.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Crime | Drama

    You can watch this on Youtube, Google Play Movies and Apple Itunes.

  4. Gardish

    Gardish

    A soon-to-be police officer takes a path of crime after his father gets attacked by hoodlums.

    This movie, created by Priyadarshan, Jackie Shroff and Amrish Puri, scores 7.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Action | Crime

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  5. Qurbani

    Qurbani

    A cabaret dancer and singer, Sheela (Zeenat Aman) has two admirers: a small-time thief Rajesh (Feroz Khan), and a young, eligible widower, Amar (Vinod Khanna). Both are best friends and does not know that they love the same woman. Then an enemy in the gust of Vikram Singh (Shakti Kapoor) appears and make both men life miserable by exposing each others reality to one another, hereafter Rajesh and Amar's friendship turn upside down. Rajesh is blamed for Rakka's (Amrish Puri) death and is schedule to be jailed for a lifetime. While Amar along with Sheela and his small daughter escapes to the U.K. with a lot of diamonds and money stolen by Rajesh. Will Rajesh allow Amar to betray him or will he jumped to conclusion and escapes from the police to take revenge from his perpetrators?

    This movie, created by Feroz Khan, Feroz Khan and Vinod Khanna, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Action | Crime

  6. Johnny Gaddaar

    Johnny Gaddaar

    Police officers recount a tale of missing money which results in lies, deceit, betrayal and death.

    This movie, created by Sriram Raghavan, Dharmendra and Rimi Sen, scores 7.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Mystery | Drama

  7. Zanjeer

    Zanjeer

    A tough and honest police officer clashes with a crime boss who, unbeknownst to him, happens to be his parents' murderer.

    This movie, created by Prakash Mehra, Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bhaduri, scores 7.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Crime | Drama

  8. Thakshak

    Thakshak

    A man's (Ajay Devgan) loyalty to his underworld friend (Rahul Bose) interferes with his relationship with a dancer (Tabu) who hates violence.

    This movie, created by Govind Nihalani, Ajay Devgn and Tabu, scores 5.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Action | Crime

  9. Maqbool

    Maqbool

    The intrigue of the Shakespearean tragedy 'Macbeth' is transposed to the Mumbai underworld.

    This movie, created by Vishal Bhardwaj, Irrfan Khan and Tabu, scores 8.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Prime Video.

  10. Gloria

    Gloria

    When a young boy's family is killed by the mob, their tough neighbor Gloria becomes his reluctant guardian. In possession of a book that the gangsters want, the pair go on the run in New York.

    This movie, created by John Cassavetes, Julie Carmen and Tony Knesich, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Thriller | Crime | Drama

    You can watch this on Apple Itunes, Google Play Movies, Youtube, Fandangonow, Microsoft Store, Amazon Video and Vudu.

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