Most Unpopular Movies Based on 26/11 Mumbai Attack


It’s been 11 years since Mumbai raised out of its bloody fate. On 26 November 2008, the ghastliest attack took place in a series in different regions of Mumbai including South Mumbai at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Mumbai Chabad House, The Oberoi Trident, The Taj Palace & Tower, Leopold Cafe, Cama Hospital, The Nariman House, the Metro Cinema, and in a lane behind the Times of India building and St. Xavier’s College. However, all sites except for the Taj Hotel had been secured by the state police by 28 November and on 29 November, India’s National Security Guards (NSG) conducted Operation Black Tornado to tackle remaining terrorists who were present in the Taj Hotel.

The attack has made such chilling impact on people of Mumbai as well as in all over India, that even the media industry could not resist but to narrate the incident in cinematic manner. The industry which is well-known for its storytelling craft has articulated the terror attacks of 26/11 in most thrilling ways through series, movies, documentaries, short films and many more.

As we remember the great martyrs who sacrificed their life during the attack, on the 11th anniversary of 26/11 Mumbai Terror Attack, here is the list of some less-known movies having great cinematic appearance for you. The movies are loosely or closely based on the same incident providing various angles and perspective to empathize with the pain of thousands who suffered.

The Attacks of 26/11

Release Year: 2013

Director: Ram Gopal Varma

Cast: Nana Patekar, Atul Kulkarni, Sanjeev Jaiswal, Ganesh Yadav



Release Year: 2012

Director: Hansal Mehta

Cast: Rajkummar Rao, Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub, Baljinder Kaur, Tigmanshu Dhulia


One Less God

Release Year: 2017

Director: Lliam Worthington

Cast: Joseph Mahler Taylor, Sukhraj Deepak, Mihika Rao, Kabir Singh



Release Year: 2015

Director: Kabir Khan

Cast: Saif Ali Khan, Katrina Kaif, Sabyasachi Chakrabarty, Rajesh Tailang


Surviving Mumbai – The Attack

Release Year: 2009 Documentary


Mumbai Massacre

Release Year: 2009

Director: Victoria Midwinter Pitt

Cast: Pamela Rabe, Penelope Andrews, Debra Bayne |



Release Year: 2012

Director: Ghalib Shiraz Dhalla

Cast: Rebecca Hazlewood, Ajay Mehta, Randy Ryan, Malek Yehyah


Mumbai Terror Attacks

Release Year: 2010

Director: Ashish R. Shukla


Ajmal Kasab’s Confession

Release Year: 2012

Director: Naresh Kumar


City Under Siege

Release Year: 2012

Director: Matthew Hinchcliffe

Cast: Javed Abu Ali, Nasir Abu Umar, Nazif Abu Umer |


Hotel Mumbai

Release Year: 2018

Director: Anthony Maras

Cast: Dev Patel, Armie Hammer, Nazanin Boniadi, Anupam Kher


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