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Didn't like Bade Miyan Chote Miyan? No worries, watch these 5 action thrillers on ZEE5 this weekend

Bollywood action thriller films like as Uri: The Surgical Strike, Naam Shabana, NH10, Baaghi and Badlapur are unmissable on ZEE5

Didn't like Bade Miyan Chote Miyan? No worries, watch these 5 action thrillers on ZEE5 this weekend
Poster images of Badlapur, Baaghi and Uri: The Surgical Strike

Last Updated: 06.48 PM, Apr 12, 2024


One of the most popular genres in filmmaking is action-adventure films, which have audiences hooked to their screens in anticipation of what’s coming next. Akshay Kumar and Tiger Shroff’s latest action adventure movie, Bade Miyan Chote Miyan, has failed to impress audiences. But if you are a fan of the genre, fret not, for there are several quality action-thriller films that you can watch instead on ZEE5.

Uri: The Surgical Strike (2019)

Directed by Aditya Dhar, Uri: The Surgical Strike is based on the real-life events that occurred after the Pakistani attack in Kashmir, which led to India conducting a surgical strike on Pakistan's terrorist base camps. Starring Vicky Kaushal and Yami Gauta, the film chronicles the planning, strategies and execution leading up to the surgical strike. With intense storytelling and power-packed performances, the film is worth watching with your family this weekend.

Director: Aditya Dhar

Cast: Vicky Kaushal and Yami Gautam

Run time: 2 hours and 18 minutes

Naam Shabana (2017)

Naam Shabana, starring Taapsee Pannu, Anupam Kher and Danny Denzongpa, is directed by Shivam Nair. The film is a prequel to the 2015 film Baby. Naam Shabana follows the life of a woman named Shabana Khan, a college student who joins an Indian intelligence agency to avenge the death of her lover. She undergoes a dangerous mission to kill an arms dealer and stop him from supplying ammunition. Taapsee Pannu showcases her acting prowess by indulging in combat sequences and action adventures.

Director: Shivam Nair

Cast: Taapsee Pannu, Anupam Kher and Danny Denzongpa

Run time: 2 hours and 27 minutes

NH10 (2015)

NH10 is a crime thriller that follows a couple who get stranded on the highway NH10 and witness an honour killing. As they approach the police, Meera’s (Anushka Sharma) husband, played by Neil Bhoopalam, is abducted, leading to Meera’s transformation into a determined survivor who is on a mission to avenge her husband’s killing. Violence, patriarchy and societal bias are intertwined beautifully in the film’s narrative. NH10 is considered to be one of Anushka Sharma’s finest performances, where the actress has portrayed the character’s pain and conviction effortlessly.

Director: Navdeep Singh

Cast: Anushka Singh, Deepti Naval and Neil Bhoopalam

Run time: 1 hour and 55 minutes

Baaghi (2016)

Helmed by Sabbir Khan, Baaghi is a 2016 blockbuster film. Starring Tiger Shroff and Shraddha Kapoor, the film explores the themes of love, loss and sacrifice. After Ronnie (Tiger) falls in love with Siya (Shraddha) on a train, their paths cross again in Kerala, where Ronnie is sent to learn Kalaripayattu. As they start falling in love, a local goon aspires to marry Siya and abducts her with the help of Siya’s father. The film is about how Ronnie reaches Bangkok and rescues Siya from the clutches of the goon. With a peppy soundtrack and gripping action sequences, Baaghi is a must-watch for action lovers.

Director: Sabbir Khan

Cast: Tiger Shroff, Shraddha Kapoor and Sunil Grover

Run time: 2 hours and 13 minutes

Badlapur (2015)

Helmed by Sriram Raghavan, Badlpaur, starring Varun Dhawan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Yami Gautam, is an intense drama film. The film follows Raghav, who is on a mission to avenge the deaths of his wife and son. How Raghav gradually loses his sanity and begins obsessing with the murderer forms the plotline of the film. With a complex storyline and intriguing characters, Badlapur is worth revisiting on ZEE5.

Director: Sriram Raghavan

Cast: Varun Dhawan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Yami Gautam

Run time: 2 hours and 8 minutes

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