the top 10 best indian noir movies

Though Indian films have made movies of large proportions with song and dance and love stories , there have been few films which wr dark and blew our minds . This is list is the top 10 movies which mainly dealt with mafia and underworld or were psychosocial .
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1.
Satya (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A young man named Satya (J.D Chakravarthy) comes to Mumbai from South India in search of a job. Jailed for something he did not do... (170 mins.)
Director: Ram Gopal Varma
“ Undoubtedly , this is the best crafted movie of all time. What else can you expect when you have anurag kashyap and saurabh shukhla as writers ,vishal bhardwaj as music composer nd ram gopal verma as director .. with awsome cinematography by Gerard Hooper ...Mumbai was never this dark as it was before. This film will still blow your mind if you watch it now (after 14 years of release) ” - siddharthraghupatruni
 
2.
Company (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A small-time gangster named Chandu teams up with Malik, a low-level enforcer for a criminal syndicate. Together they eliminate all their enemies, becoming the most feared gangsters in Mumbai. (155 mins.)
Director: Ram Gopal Varma
“ Another film by Ramu, this along with satya and 'D' firms the Indian gangster triology ... This was one of those rare films without any songs .though it has a very cheezy background score ” - siddharthraghupatruni
 
3.
Nayakan (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
A common man's struggles against a corrupt police force put him on the wrong side of the law. He becomes a don, who is loved and respected by many, but his growing power and influence exact a heavy toll. (145 mins.)
Director: Mani Ratnam
“ This is not a bollywood movie ... Writen and directed by Mani Ratnam ....the movie was based on Underworld don Varadarajan Mudaliar and depicted the story about south Indians in Bombay of that era . This film gave Kamal Hassan a national award and the film was in the list of Time magazine'a top 100 movies of all time. ” - siddharthraghupatruni
 
4.
Deewaar (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Vijay struggles as a dockworker. Eventually, he becomes a leading figure of the underworld, while his younger brother, Ravi, is an educated, upright policeman. This divide causes problems in their relationship. (174 mins.)
Director: Yash Chopra
“ Yes deewar is in this list. One if the greatest Hindi movie of all time , deewar was one if the first largescale films on the underworld... BigB's role was based on Haji Mastan . This film along with satya and company were the inspiration from which Danny Boyle took for Slumdog millionaire ” - siddharthraghupatruni
 
5.
Vaastav: The Reality (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Consequences force an innocent man to get involved in crime after making an error. (145 mins.)
“ It is said that the movie is loosely based on chota rajan ...but the main highlight of this film is sanjay dutt's , best performance ....nd the mother son relationship....the movie will blow the brains out ” - siddharthraghupatruni
 
6.
Black Friday (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Black Friday is a film about the investigations following the 1993 serial Bombay bomb blasts, told through the different stories of the people involved --police, conspirators, victims, middlemen. (143 mins.)
Director: Anurag Kashyap
“ The very first film directed by anurag kashyap , the movie dealt with Mumbai bombings which were connected to the underworld. Though it was released worldwide in 2004 , it was released in India in 2007 ..fearing any backlash. This movie is supposed to be the darest film evermade , with real names of gansters being used in the film. It is considered as one of the classics ” - siddharthraghupatruni
 
7.
Once Upon a Time in Mumbai (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A smuggler rises to power in in 1970s Mumbai, a younger gangster seeks to overthrow him, and a police officer is caught in the middle. (134 mins.)
Director: Milan Luthria
“ This is one film which explained ,properly,the whole story of the start of the underworld in India ..keeping in mind the Indian audiences. With usual song and dance and also a love story ...the movie also boasted a lot of dialogues which remained on the lips of the audience for a long time . ” - siddharthraghupatruni
 
8.
Ab Tak Chhappan (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
An honest cop named Sadhu Agashe makes a name for himself by killing criminals in sting operations instead of locking them up in prison... (129 mins.)
Director: Shimit Amin
“ Life of an encounter specialist... The movie is based on encounter specialist data nayak. Directed by shimit amin ...the movie's sequel trailer is already out .... ” - siddharthraghupatruni
 
9.
Shootout at Lokhandwala (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
On a calm summer day in 1991, in the bustling Lokhandwala Complex, five criminals including Maya and Dilip were counting 70 lakhs in flat no... (122 mins.)
Director: Apoorva Lakhia
“ Based on a real incident which involved aftab Ahmad khan....this movie generated rave reviews , specially appreciations to vivek oberoi for his role as Maya ” - siddharthraghupatruni
 
10.
Kaminey (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The desperate lives of two estranged twin brothers converge over missing drugs, politics, racial prejudice, corrupt cops and an unplanned pregnancy. (130 mins.)
Director: Vishal Bhardwaj
“ It's the list of best noir movies...and how can kaminey be left behind? Directed by vishal bhardwaj ...the movie one many awards on the way it was presented.....in a dark humor way ” - siddharthraghupatruni