Check out the films that have been made on the life of notable personalities of the underworld and more...
Ajay Devgn is portraying the role of famous Mumbai gangster, Haji Mastan. "I won't be copying him", said Ajay in an interview. The film was amidst some controversy when the family members of Haji Mastan lashed out at the director and producer as they feared the film might show Haji in bad light. This film is set to release on July 30th.
Emraan Hashmi plays the role of Shoaib which is inspired by the underworld don Dawood. In the film Emraan is shown as the one who challenges his supremacy, and usurps power to rule the murky underbelly of Mumbai post Haji.
Million dollar face, Osama Bin Laden - the worlds most dreadful terrorist. No one knows his whereabouts till date. In 'Tere Bin Laden' the director did a fantastic job by making Pradhuman Singh look exactly like Osama.
Vivek Oberoi, in his debut film, 'Company' portrayed the role of Chhota Rajan. The film highlights the fall out between Chhota Rajan and Dawood Ibrahim.
Written and directed by Mahesh Manjrekar, 'Vaastav', starring Sanjay Dutt as main lead is reportedly a biopic on Chhota Rajan.
Ajay Devgn's role in 'Company' is inspired by Dawood Ibrahim. The film shows the rise of the gangster from the small streets of Mumbai to a powerful gangster in Bangkok.
Vinod Khanna's character was inspired by Varadarajan Muniswami Mudaliar commonly known as Vardhabhai, who was a mafia don in Bombay during the 70's. The film was a remake of the Tamil movie 'Nayagan' which starred Kamal Hassan portraying the role of Vardhabhai.
Vivek Oberoi's performance in 'Shootout at Lokhandwala' is regarded as one of his best performances. He played the role of Maya Dolas along with Amrita Singh acting as his mother Ratnaprabha Dolas. He was an underworld gangster working for Dawood Ibrahim.