7 Best Con-Artist Films For Your Next ZEE5 Movie Marathon

Farhan Akhtar - Annu Kapoor's The Fakir of Venice premieres on ZEE5 April 9, 2019, onwards. Check out six similar films to watch on the platform.

1. The Fakir of Venice

Farhan Akhtar Annu Kapoor in a scene from The Fakir of Venice film
Farhan Akhtar Annu Kapoor in a scene from The Fakir of Venice. (Source: ZEE5)

The Fakir of Venice was the very first film Farhan Akhtar acted in. However, the movie was delayed due to production issues, and Rock On!! became his official acting debut. The 2019 drama is the story of 29-year-old Adi Contractor, a con man. Adi is asked to find a Fakir who can bury himself in the sand for an art installation in Venice. He meets Sattar, a poor slum dweller from Mumbai as a real Fakir and takes him to Europe, conning the art world successfully.

The narrative revolves around a strange relationship developed between the two characters who carry out the deception

2. Golmaal: Fun Unlimited

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Golmaal: Fun Unlimited is a 2006 Hindi comedy film starring Ajay Devgn, Arshad Warsi, Sharman Joshi, Tusshar Kapoor, and Paresh Rawal. Gopal, Lucky, Madhav and Laxman are thick as thieves, perhaps the latter for actual too. But Laxman’s friends use his hostel room for their spurious activities and he gets evicted from college.

They come across an elderly blind couple whose bungalow has a treasure chest hidden somewhere. Will their quest for the chest be rewarded?

3. Style

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2001 Hindi comedy film Style starring Sharman Joshi and Sahil Khan was a huge hit in its year of release. The plot revolves around two college friends, Chantu and Bantu, who are pranksters. They challenge people and place bets to make some quick money. However, they land in trouble when one of their pranks goes wrong and the police get behind them.

4. Double Dhamaal

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Sequel to Dhamaal, Double Dhamaal is a Hindi comedy-drama starring Sanjay Dutt, Ritesh Deshmukh, Arshad Warsi, Kangana Ranaut, and others. The story continues from the first movie where the four friends still con people for a living, they happen to discover that their common enemy Kabir is now a millionaire. They hatch a plan to con him too, but Kabir gets ahead of them, which leaves these friends penniless.

5. Chatur Navra Chikani Bayko

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Chatur Navra Chikani Bayko is a comedy of errors that will give you a laughter attack. The Marathi movie is a story of two lookalikes, Raja and Mahesh (Bharat Jadhav) who lead two very different lives. Raja is a thief who lives off selling stolen goods at Chor Bazaar, Mumbai. Mahesh, on the other hand, is a rich doctor but a forgetful person. Once Raja happens to break into Mahesh’s place but is shocked beyond his wits to find his doppelganger.

Will they meet each other? What will happen next?

6. Cheater

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Cheater is a 2016 Marathi horror comedy film starring Vaibhav Tatwawdi and Pooja Sawant. Abhay Agnihotri, a liar, and cheater, who comes from the family of pandits of Pune. His rich girlfriend, Mrudula, invites him to Mauritius to help her father get rid of the spirit that haunts his new house.

Abhay travels to Mauritius posing to be an exorcist but soon realizes that his worst nightmare has come true.

7. Thapadya

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Thapadya is a recently released Marathi film. The plot revolves around Devdutta and his doppelganger. Devdutta has a keen interested in art and theatre, so does the love of his life.

But things take a drastic turn when he gets pulled up for crimes he never committed. Will Devdutta be able to prove his innocence?

In the mean time, binge watch the latest Hindi and Marathi blockbusters on ZEE5.

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