Bollywood films are often praised for their immersive storytelling and beautifully crafted screenplay. Often, Bollywood comes out with a spy film that manages to impress everyone as it leaves viewers guessing till the end. Here are some films in Bollywood that had women playing the role of spies.
Raazi starring Alia Bhatt and Vicky Kaushal was one of the most loved films of 2018. The film earned tremendous praise for Alia as her character arc was portrayed beautifully according to some fans. Alia's character in the film is given the task to extract sensitive information for an enemy, she is therefore asked to go behind enemy lines. This task also gets her married to a young man serving in the military of the enemy target. Alia Bhatt’s brilliant acting skill and her emotions made the film a huge success according to some fans.
The film Baby starring Akshay Kumar, Anupam Kher and Rana Daggubati was a huge hit. The film spoke of a fictional scenario where a terrorist is to be brought to India without the knowledge of the enemy country officials. The film saw Taapsee Pannu blowing punches and kicks to enemies which was thrilling to watch according to fans.
Taapsee’s scenes got so popular that the actor got her own spin-off titled Naam Shabana. Naam Shabana acted as a prequel to Baby showcasing how Taapsee Pannu’s character got into the force and the training she received.
Preity Zinta too starred in a spy action film back in 2003 opposite Sunny Deol. The Hero: Love story of a Spy saw Preity Zinta as a spy. Despite the film having a similar premise to Raazi, the narrative is quite different. Unlike Raazi, Preity Zinta in this film is sent as a maid into the house of the enemy. Preity Zinta's character fulfils her duty while maintaining utmost secrecy so as to not blow her cover.
Agent Vinod was one such film where Kareena Kapoor Khan was praised for her acting. The actor played a deadly and fierce spy in the film alongside Saif's character in the film. Kareena Kapoor Khan played an ISI agent in the film. Her character soon realises that she is part of a bigger game than she thinks and this goes on to add an extra thrill to the overall narrative of the film.
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