Top 5 Bollywood Poker & Gambling Movies in India

Even after various sessions of court announcements the gambling, as well as poker game, remains a confusing legal battle in India. Yet there are various Bollywood movies that showcase the best skills & art of playing, lottery in India along with exploring other sets of gambling games. Right now only 13 states have legalized playing, lottery in India while 16 states still consider gambling & poker as illegal games. Here I collate the top 5 lottery playing movies of India which portray all aspects of these games fabulously.

1. Striker 

Striker Movie

Striker is a famous Bollywood movie released in 2010 starring a young actor Siddharth who gained recognition through the film ‘Rang de Basanti’. Striker is based on real-life incidents where a boy is supremely talented in playing carrom. But later his needs & hunger for victory lead him towards gambling and he plays, lottery in India for gaining more money through numerous carrom tournaments.

2. Teen Patti

Teen Patti

Teen Patti is a popular movie released in 2010, starring Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan. This is one of the best gambling movies in India. The plot revolves around a guy named ‘Venkat’ who befriends another famous mathematician Percy and wins the biggest jackpot of London casinos through their phenomenal probability skills and wit. 

3. Jannat


Jannat is an incredible combination of romance & gambling Bollywood movie released in 2008. The movie stars Emraan Hashmi who becomes a successful bettor & gambler by starting off via playing, lottery in India over small cricket matches. Yet, the hunger for money takes him to such heights that he loses all his loved ones including his best friend, and later, falls into serious criminal issues.

4. Azhar


Azhar is a biographical Bollywood movie released in 2016 starring Emran Hashmi again. The movie is based on the real life incidents of cricketer Azharuddin who falls into various match-fixing allegations in India. During the recession times of his, life Azhar takes 10 million rupees from a popular bookie to lose a cricket match. But, later he is absolved from all the criminal charges as he wins the game and returns all the money back to the bookie who plays various other huge lottery games in India.

5. The Great Gambler 

The Great Gambler

The Great Gambler is a classic Bollywood film released in 1979 starring Amitabh Bachan. He portrays the role of an expert gambler who legally plays, lottery in India & has never lost a game in his life. Later, he is hired by greedy businessmen who try to win large sums of money from local people through his gambling skills for personal advantages. 

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Rahul Deo

I am a Bollywood movie lover. On this blog, I share my thoughts on everything about Bollywood, including celebrity gossip, upcoming Bollywood movies, and trends. Here, you can find more detailed information about your favorite films, directors, and actors. I hope that my blog (Hit Movie Dialogues) will help people discover the magic of films.

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