Indian Exploitation Cinema (Currixploitation)

This is a budding category in Indian Cinema. These films usually exploit big stars, special effects, laws of physics, genres like action, comedy, romance and have a low aesthetic quality. Such films are extremely popular amongst a significant population, predominantly, in tier-two cities in India.
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1.
Dabangg (2010)
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A corrupt police officer faces challenges from his family, gangsters and politicians. (126 mins.)
 
2.
Dabangg 2 (2012)
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Chulbul Pandey is transferred and promoted to Kanpur. He is happily married with Rajjo. Kanpur witness... (120 mins.)
Director: Arbaaz Khan
 
3.
Wanted (2009)
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Radhe is a ruthless gangster who will kill anyone for money. He is attracted towards Jhanvi, a middle class girl, who does not approve of his work and wants him to change. (147 mins.)
Director: Prabudheva
 
4.
Pokkiri (2007)
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Tamil is a killer for hire with no ties and who will do any dirty job for money. He has a girlfriend who loves him but also detests his violent nature. But is Tamil really what he purports to be? (161 mins.)
Director: Prabhu Deva
 
5.
Singham (2011)
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A humiliated gangster uses his influence and goon power to terrorize a newly transferred police officer. (143 mins.)
Director: Rohit Shetty
 
6.
Singam (2010)
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A police officer is on a mission to apprehend a local M.L.A. (160 mins.)
Director: Hari
 
7.
Bodyguard (2011)
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The daughter of a wealthy nobleman secretly falls in love with her bodyguard. (130 mins.)
Director: Siddique
 
8.
Rowdy Rathore (2012)
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A con man uncovers a deadly secret and must save his lady love, the small-town locals and the little girl who insists she's his daughter, from the mob. (140 mins.)
Director: Prabhu Deva
 
9.
Enthiran (2010)
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An android constructed by a scientist falls in love with the bride-to-be of his creator. (155 mins.)
Director: Shankar
 
10.
Sivaji (2007)
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Corrupt police and politicians target a computer engineer for trying to better the lives of less privileged citizens. (188 mins.)
Director: Shankar
 
11.
Force (2011)
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A vengeful drug-dealer/gangster targets and terrorizes an entire police unit and their families. (137 mins.)
Director: Nishikant Kamat
 
12.
Ghajini (2008)
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A short-term memory loss patient sets out on his journey to avenge the death of his beloved girl. (183 mins.)
Director: A.R. Murugadoss
 
13.
Ghajini (2005)
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A man, suffering from short-term memory loss, uses notes, tattoos and photo's to hunt down his girlfriend's killer (175 mins.)
Director: A.R. Murugadoss
 
14.
Khaleja (2010)
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When a mysterious illness ravages a remote village, the villagers embrace a reluctant taxi driver as their savior. (170 mins.)
Director: Trivikram
 
15.
Pokiri (2006)
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Pandu is a killer for hire, and will accept any contract provided the amount is right. The Police want him for questioning... (164 mins.)
Director: Puri Jagannath
 
16.
Bbuddah... Hoga Terra Baap (2011)
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A quick-tempered, flamboyantly-dressed, retired hit-man returns to India for one last job. Just don't call him "Buddah" (114 mins.)
Director: Puri Jagannadh
 
17.
Athidhi (2007)
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Athidi(Mahesh Babu) is falsely convicted for killing his adopted parents and goes to jail for 13 years and when he comes back he loves Amrita (Amrita Rao) unaware that she is the daughter of his adopted parents.
Director: Surender Reddy
 
18.
Dookudu (2011)
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A young policeman hunts down the men who caused the accident that put his politician father into a coma. (170 mins.)
Director: Sreenu Vaitla
 
19.
Business Man (2012)
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Surya comes to Mumbai on a mission to rule Mumbai Mafia but he ends up falling in love with Chithra, the daughter of a police commisoner. (133 mins.)
Director: Puri Jagannath
 
20.
Dhoom (2004)
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With few clues to go on, a no-nonsense detective is tracking a gang of suave, motorbike-riding robbers who are sweeping through Mumbai. (129 mins.)
Director: Sanjay Gadhvi
 
21.
Dhoom 2 (2006)
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ACP Jai Dixit and his best friend Ali takes on an international thief known only as Mr. A. Will they be able to catch him? (152 mins.)
Director: Sanjay Gadhvi
 
22.
Super (2005)
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Sonu, his sister, Sasha, and their friend, Akhil, live a poor lifestyle in India. While Sasha has given her heart to Akhil... (151 mins.)
Director: Puri Jagannath
 
23.
Chandramukhi (2005)
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Creepy happenings in an abandoned mansion are attributed to the ghost of an ancient courtesan, back for revenge (166 mins.)
Director: P. Vasu
 
24.
Mass (2004)
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A man taking revenge on the killers of his loyal friend. (162 mins.)
 
25.
Athadu (2005)
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A gunman for hire is framed for murder, and assumes a dead man's identity while hiding from the police. (172 mins.)
 
26.
Arjun (2004)
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A young man risks his life to guarantee his twin sister's happiness and protect her from murderous in-laws.
 
27.
Thavasi (2001)
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A noble and just man makes the ultimate sacrifice after he imposes an unjust sentence on a male from a poor family.
Director: Udayasankar
 
28.
Anniyan (2005)
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Ambi, a meek lawyer, ends up being a vigilante named Aparichit, and a supermodel named Remo, after suffering with multiple personality disorder due to the society. (157 mins.)
Director: S. Shankar
 
29.
Golmaal: Fun Unlimited (2006)
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Four runaway crooks take shelter in a bungalow which is owned by a blind couple. (150 mins.)
Director: Rohit Shetty
 
30.
Golmaal Returns (2008)
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Obsessed with day-time TV soaps, Ekta Santoshi starts suspecting her husband, Gopal, of having an affair with an unknown woman... (135 mins.)
Director: Rohit Shetty
 
31.
Golmaal 3 (2010)
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In Goa, Pritam meets his love Geeta after many years. They decide to get married but the feud between their respective children creates tension in their marriage. (155 mins.)
Director: Rohit Shetty
 
32.
Bol Bachchan (2012)
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When a child falls into the well of the temple and Abbas breaks the temple's lock to save the child... (155 mins.)
Director: Rohit Shetty
 
33.
Vikramarkudu (2006)
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Vikram Rathod, A sincere Police man joins with a small time thief Satthi Babu who looks identical to him and avenges on those who destroyed him. (140 mins.)
Director: S.S. Rajamouli
 
34.
Siruthai (2011)
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The story is set in Kurnool village area in Andhra Pradesh. Ratnavel Pandian is a tough policeman who cleans up the village, which is virtually ruled by the powerful goons under Bavuji and his son. (160 mins.)
Director: Siva
 
35.
Son of Sardaar (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.0/10 X  
Returning to his parents' village, a man becomes the latest target in a long-standing family feud. (141 mins.)