8 best Bollywood movies about female gangsters.

Bollywood movies where women shined in the role of a gangster – powerful and fierce lady dons of Bollywood.

Bollywood has been regarded as a male dominating Industry both on and off screen, yet audience has shown their love for women doing action and in control. Many actresses have shined playing the role of a gangster or lady don and wowed fans with their screen presence and persona.

Here we have picked top Bollywood movies about female gangsters.


1. Bandit Queen (1994).

This legendary Bollywood film based on the life of Phoolan Devi – a dacoit turned politician, was directed by Shekhar Kapur and is a cult classic. The film starred actress Seema Biswas in leading role while kickstarting the career of many actors like Manoj Bajpayee, Saurabh Shukla, Nirmal Pandey and more.

2. Gulaab Gang (2014).

Gulaab Gang is directed by Soumik Sen and is inspired from Gulabi Gang in real life. The film featured two fine actresses of Bollywood – Madhuri Dixit and Juhi Chawla.

3. Godmother (1999).

This Vinay Shukla directoria featured multiple National Award winner, Shabana Azmi in the role of Rambhi. The film is is based on the life of Santokben Jadeja – a woman involved in criminal activities in Gujarat.

4. Haseena Parkar (2017).

Apoorva Lakhia directed this biographical film based on the life of sister of gangster Dawood Ibrahim. Shraddha Kapoor played the leading role of Haseena Parkar.

5. Revolver Rani (2014).

Revolver Rani featured Kangana Ranaut in the role of a political leader and gangster named Alka Singh. Director Sai Kabir set the film in the Chambal telling the story of a woman who controls a male dominated world.

6. Fukrey.

While Fukrey is a comedy film, it features an important character of Bholi Punjaban, played by Richa Chadha, who is a gangster.

7. Phas Gaye Re Obama (2010).

Another comedy film Phas Gaye Re Obama starred Neha Dhupia in the role of a gangster named Munni Madame who is involved in the kidnapping people for money.

8. Shabri (2011).

This Ram Gopal Verma produced film featured Isha Koppikar in the role of a woman who becomes the first crime lady in the city of Mumbai.

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