Bollywood is a universe in itself with the variations of films that come out of this industry every year.
However, in some unfortunate circumstances, people have taken Bollywood a little too seriously. Here are 6 real-life crimes that have taken place after getting a little Bollywood inspiration.
1. Drishyam (2015)
34-year-old Suraj Harmalkar was arrested for allegedly killing his girlfriend Amita Mohite! The gruesome crime took place last year in October 2020, but it was only on January 14 that the Boisar Police managed to arrest him. Suraj was a married man and Amita had no clue that he had an estranged wife. In love, Amita pestered him to get married to her but in anger of the pressure put on him, Suraj strangled Amita and dumped her body in the bathroom loft.
Suraj had hidden his girlfriend’s body in the bathroom loft of his rented flat in Vangaon, Palghar and had constructed a wall with cement, mortar and anti-leak glue to prevent foul smell. He also paid the rents of the flat on time so that no one suspected anything.
2. Dhoom (2006)
Towards the ending in the first part of the Dhoom franchise, John Abraham’s biker gang steals the vault of a Goa casino. Inspired by this fictional incident, a four-membered criminal gang made the sequence a reality.
Four gang men robbed the Bank of Kerala by digging a hole in the floor of the strong room and stole over 80 KG of gold and Rs 5.5 lakh in cash. Upon getting caught, the gang leader also revealed getting this idea from the movie.