Betting and casino are part of gambling and they have been shown magically in movies all over the world. From Hollywood to Bollywood, there are many movies showcasing the world of gambling with the touch suspense and thrilling storylines. Whether it is a scene from “Focus” where Will Smith bets all of his money to satisfy his ego or the scene from “Race” where Saif Ali Khan told his competitor that how he outplayed him by placing money on the horse of later.
Nowadays online gambling sites like NetBet and 888casino offer a great casino gameplay experience on your device but watching gambling on the screen is always adrenaline rising. So here, we are going to tell you about some of the best Bollywood movies based on the world of gambling.
The movie was first of the huge successes for Emran Hashmi in his initial career. Directed by Kuna Deshmukh and starring Sonal Chauhan and Hashmi in the lead role story, Jannat follows the story of a name Arjun who uses his skills and so-called “sixth-sense” to bet on cricket. By using his skills he becomes a bookie from just a simple bettor. He, then, shifts South Africa to become a match-fixer of criminal named Don Abu Ibrahim. Then the film unfolds how Arjun’s greed for more money and his entrance to the illegal match-fixing change his and his loved ones’ life. This can never be forgotten from the list of best Bollywood movies on gambling.
Teen Patti (2010)
The name of the film says it all that could be in the film. Teen Patti is loosely inspired Hollywood hit 21 and it stars some of the big names such as Amitabh Bachchan, Ben Kingsley, R Madhavan, and Shraddha Kapoor. The film tells the story of a mathematics professor Venkat, played by Bachchan, who used his mathematics knowledge to play and win in the Teen Patti (a card game). He has developed a new theory about the poker games but it got rejected so he is joined by some of his students and tries this theory in real life. Then, they, in the greed of money, try this in local addas to real casinos. The story will keep you up with the thrill as someone is blackmailing them and what happens to their winning is the rest of the story.
The Great Gambler (1979)
This is another gambling Bollywood from Big B from his young age. The film tells the story of the protagonist named Jai (played by Bachchan) who is a long-time gambler and has never lost a single game in his life. Seeing his skills, an underworld don Ratan Das hires him to play on behalf of him to win lots of money from the rich clients in the casino. In the game, he unknowingly traps a government official, Nath and wins all of his money. The rest of the story unwinds how losing all of his money, Nath is blackmailed by some goons and how Jai meets his twin brother Vijay. The movie is filled with thrilling casino scenes and surprising entries of new characters.