The game of gambling is very famous in India. Be it city or village; Plenty of gamblers who like the game are available. While gambling is played in big casinos in the city, it is played in the villages on the streets or intersections through cards. The casino business in India is run on a large scale in big cities here. Casino business is run legally in many states of India, which is why we find mention of gambling and casinos in Hindi films as well as other films in India. There are many films that focus on gambling and casinos. We should know about five such Bollywood films-
1. GAMBLER (1971)
Directed by 'Amarjeet' in 1971, the film is based on the world of Gambling. In this film, 'Dev Anand', 'Shatrughan Sinha' and 'Zahida' have performed brilliantly. The film has been written by Kaushal Bharti. Those who love the world of gambling and casinos must watch this movie once. After watching this film it can be gauged how popular the game of gambling was in India even 50 years ago.
2.THE GREAT GAMBLER (1979)
It is an action-thriller film. Directed by 'Shakti Samanta', the film came out in 1979. The film stars veteran actors like Tomabh Bachchan, Zeenat Aman, Prem Chopra, Neetu Singh and Aman Puri. The film also revolves around the world of casinos and gambling. In this film, Tomabh Bachchan appears in a double role, in which he is seen acting in different roles of a Gambler and another Police Spector. The film is full of thrills and thrillers. Particularly, Tomabh Bachchan has performed both his roles very well. This film tells us that Gambling has always been a popular subject in the long tradition of Indian cinema. This is a great film based on Gambling.
3. Paradise (To 07)
Directed by 'Kunal Deshmukh' and produced by 'Mahesh Bhatt', the film is based on crime-romance. The film, which came out in 2008, gave 'Emraan Hashmi' a distinct identity in the Bollywood world. The film stars Sonal Chauhan in the lead role alongside Emraan Hashmi. The film is based on 'betting' and 'match-fixing' popular in the cricket world. Significantly, there are many types of gambling in India, in which cricket world is always at the center. This is why this film connects itself to the world of Gambling. The film performed well among the audience. It was through this film that Emraan Hashmi established his acting in Indian cinema.
4. TEEN PATTI (2010)
This is the second film based on Gambling's world, starring Tomabh Bachchan. This is a 2010 thriller film directed by Leena Yadav. Apart from Tomabh Bachchan, 'Ben Kingsley' R. Artists like 'Madhavan' and Raima Sen 'have played important roles. 'Ambika Hinduja' has produced this film. Tomabh Bachchan plays the role of a professor of mathematics in the film as Professor Venkat Subrahmanyam. The film revolves around Casino and Gambling. Significantly, 'Teen Patti' is a very popular game in the world of gambling and casino. This game is the most favorite and popular among professional players. The film did not do anything special among the audience, but those who like the world of Gambling should definitely watch this film once.
5. THE CASINO (2020)
It is an Indian web series, which released on ZEE5 in 2020 last year. Its directors' Hardik Gajjar 'and' Tusshar J. Bhatia. This web series focuses on the casino business. This web series of 10 episodes shows many interesting aspects of the casino world. Its story is based on a casino in Nepal. It stars actors like 'Karanvir Bohra', 'Sudhanshu Pandey' and 'Mandana Karimi'. The film could not attract the audience in that form, but this web series shows the world of gambling and casino well. This web series can be viewed once.
Thus, there are many more Bollywood movies, featuring casinos and gambling games. All these things tell us how gambling has always been popular in the Indian scenario. The long-term lockdown caused by the Corona epidemic has also shifted the casino business to online now. Meaning, Juba is now being played online. Now gambling has become very easy. You can easily gamble from your mobile phone while sitting at home and win a lot of money.