5 Best Bollywood Movies About 'Luck' and 'Lottery'
5 Best Bollywood Movies About 'Luck' and 'Lottery'

As per Wikipedia, a lottery is a form of gambling that involves the drawing of numbers at random for a prize. Lotteries come in many formats. For example, the prize can be a fixed amount of cash or goods. In India, the form of Lottery which is very popular is Satta Matka Online. Every day, thousands of people try their luck but only a few closes on the winning side. The lottery has been a popular source of excitement and entertainment over the decades. Thousands of people purchase lottery tickets in hopes to make their fortune. Being an entertaining subject, Lottery has also found a niche in Bollywood movies. There are many movies made around Lottery, Gambling and Luck. We have compiled the list of the best 5 Bollywood movies about ‘Luck’ and ‘Lottery.’


When anyone talks about Bollywood movies about Lottery, Fukrey immediately comes to mind. Fukrey is a fun film filled with good humour, memorable dialogues and colourful characters.

The movie is about four friends who get themselves into all sorts of trouble while chasing their dreams. They even get into illegal drug trafficking thanks to local gangster Bholi Punjaban. Mayhem continues until they finally win the lottery and put an end to their pains.

Fukrey Returns

A well made and equally good sequel to Fukrey. The four boys returns and this time they have to cope up with Bholi Punjaban who is out of jail to haunt them. How they make a new plan, set up a lottery shop and gets in more trouble and eventually get out of it is what the movie is all about.

All the lead characters return for the sequel and s mentioned above Fukrey Returns is as fun-filled and its prequel.

Malamaal Weekly

Directed by Priyadarshan, Malamaal Weekly is a remake of Waking Ned. It focuses on a small village in India, where people enjoy playing the lottery. When a local town drunk ends up getting the winning ticket of Rs 1 crore and dies right afterwards, the entire village pushes to claim the lottery ticket as their own.

Malamaal Weekly is a fun film with good performances from Paresh Rawal, Rajpal Yadav, Shakti Kapoor and others.


Yes, it is the name of the movie itself. ‘Lottery’ is a 2009 Bollywood romantic thriller movie starring Abhijeet Sawant, Manisha Kelkar, and Rucha Gujarati in lead roles. It revolves around a love triangle. The male lead (Abhijeet) is attracted to two females and wins a lottery. To win again, he must consider killing one of the two females.


Well, this Sanjay Dutt and Imran Khan’s action thriller movie is more about Luck than Lattery. The movie centres around the concept of luck, casino and gambling. The lead character, Sanjay Dutt (Karim Musa), considers himself the luckiest man. He engages in gambling and drug trafficking. However, these have become old ways for him to make money. His new interest is to make money with people’s luck.

Musa Bhai along with his right hand Tamang (Danny) create a game, getting people with luck to play, and the luckiest ones win them money. Unlucky ones may have to lose their lives while playing the game.