8 Best Bollywood Movies Based On Real Life Murders in India
Movies have a greater impact when it focuses on real life events. Here we bring you the movies which focuses on real life murders in India and the controversies revolving around them.
Rustom is based on real-life events that transpired in Mumbai (then Bombay) in 1959. The movie is about a Naval officer who ends up killing his wife’s lover.
Paanch is an Indian crime thriller film written and directed by Anurag Kashyap and starring Kay Kay Menon, Aditya Srivastava, Vijay Maurya, Joy Fernandes and Tejaswini Kolhapure. The film is “loosely” based on the 1976-77 Joshi-Abhyankar serial murders in Pune.
Raman Raghav killed at least 40 people in a span of three years. Raman has also raped and killed his sister.
Raman was kept under psychiatric evaluation and was declared “not certifiably insane”. He was sentenced to death by an additional sessions judge in Mumbai.
No one killed Jessica
Jessica Lal was a model in New Delhi who was working as a celebrity barmaid at a crowded socialite party when she was shot dead at around 2 am on 30 April 1999. Dozens of witnesses pointed to Siddharth Vashisht, also known as Manu Sharma, the son of Venod Sharma, a wealthy and influential Congress-nominated Member of Parliament from Haryana, as the murderer.
It is based on the life of lawyer and human rights activist Shahid Azmi, who was assassinated in 2010. The film stars Rajkummar Rao in the titular role.