Movies, series that retold the story of the 26/11 attacks

The attacks killed around 175 people and injured 300


Sunday marks 15 years since the horrific attacks in Mumbai on November 26. The coordinated attacks at various places in the city including the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus, Oberoi Trident, Taj Palace  and Tower, Leopold Cafe, Cama Hospital, Nariman House and Metro Cinema killed 175 people. Here are movies and series that have captured the incident.

Major: Starring Adivi Sesh, this movie follows the story of Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan, who saved several occupants of the Taj Hotel during the siege. Directed by Sashi Kiran Tikka, the movie also stars Prakash Raj and Sobhita Dhulipala. Watch it on Netflix.

Phantom: Directed by Kabir Khan, the movie follows a disgraced soldier played by Saif Ali Khan and an American spy, played by Katrina Kaif, who attempt to take down suspects of the 26/11 attacks. Watch it on Netflix

Hotel Mumbai: This movie starring Anupam Kher, Dev Patel and Jason Issacs, follows the story of the staff at the Taj Hotel, who prioritised the safety of the guests, during the attack. Watch it on Zee5

Mumbai Diaries: The series, Mumbai Diaries, tells the story of a government hospital in Mumbai, and how its fraternity coped when the hospital came under attack. Mohit Raina, Tina Desai, and Konkona Sen Sharma play pivotal roles in the series. Watch it on Amazon Prime.

The Attacks of 26/11: This film starring Nana Patekar, follows how former Police Commissioner of Mumbai Rakesh Maria who handled the investigations into the attacks, the movie was directed by Ram Gopal Varma. Watch it on Jio Cinema.

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