12th Anniversary Of 26/11: These 5 Films Remind The Horrific Terror Attacks

by Shatakshi Gupta

The monstrous terrorist attack of 26/11 has been completed 12 years, but even today, remembrance of that day, when 10 terrorists of Lashkar-e-Taiba played havoc gave chills. According to official records in 2008, 166 people had lost their life, including 18 policemen. However, all 9 terrorists involved in the attack were killed, whereas a terrorist Ajmal Kasab was caught alive. There have been many films and web series so far which depict the heinous terror incident.  Here are some recommended movies to remind the day.

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 This is the first movie basd on the Mumbai attack in 2008, which focuses on the role of terrorist Ajmal Kasab arrested. The attack plan has been depicted well in the film. In this film, Nana Patekar, Sanjeev Jaiswal, Atul Kulkarni, Ganesh Yadav and Asif Basra have performed great, which give you goosebumps.


The movies cast Saif Ali Khan and Katrina Kaif in lead roles . Phantom is a thriller movie, in which terrorist attacks against India, especially 26/11 attacks have been shown. The film mainly focuses on the aftermath of these attacks. The movie shows the counterattack on Mastermind of Mumbai attack , Hafiz Saeed, and the people who were protecting him. The movie is based on the book ‘Mumbai Avengers’.

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This is a web series, made on Mumbai attacks. This web series is available on the Zee5 platform with 8 episodes. The story rotates around the efforts to save Mumbai from black shadow. In the series, Arjan Bajwa, Arjun Bijlani, Mukul Dev, Vivek Dahiya and Tara Alisha Berry are in the lead role.

Hotel Mumbai

This is another film based on Mumbai attacks on the Zee5 platform. ‘Hotel Mumbai’, is an Action-Thriller Web Series. Anthony Marus has directed this film. In this film Dev Patel, Anupam Kher, Armie Hammer, Vipin Sharma,  Nazanin Boniadi and Jason Isaacs have played the main character. It has been shown in the film how the chef and hotel staff had risked their lives to protect guests.

Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal is a French thriller drama available on Netflix. It film shows the role of police, security force and hotel staff. It screened the story of a 18-year-old girl played by Stacy Martin, who was trapped alone in the room during the time of the attack.