Abhay Deol Films That Flopped Despite Good Story & Stellar Performance.


There was a time in the industry when Abhay Deol was very active with his movies coming now and then. The actor has shown his acting range with movies like Dev D when Aisha.

While everyone praised the new actor and did their prediction that he has the skills to become a future Bollywood superstar.

However, despite giving numbers of stellar performances and performing great characters on screen, he failed to bring the audience to the theatre.

It certainly affected his career as despite Bollywood shows that they care for good cinema and talents but in the end, it is nothing but show business.

And if movies of any actor are not performing well at the box office, producers stop casting such actors.

This is the reason that talented yet underrated actors like Sushant Singh Rajput and Abhay Deol won’t get many roles in Bollywood.

While the whole India is criticizing Bollywood for nepotism, we have created a list of the awesome movies of Abhay Deol which went flop and unnoticed on the box office.

Even if we continue to sing about Nepotism, but this is the time when we should accept that we are not a great audience and don’t enjoy good cinema.

This is the reason that talents like Abhay Deol won’t get many chances to be in films.

Recently Abhay Deol shared a pic on his Instagram showing the glimpses of the movies he has done. Here, Check out the 6 captivating movies of Abhay Deol that flopped on Box office.

Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!

We all have heard about how excellent Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye! the movie is, and we truly believe it. The movie came a year after his cult classic Dev D. Abhay Deol was truly on his career height.

The movie revolves around a thief and the movie was loosely based on the life of notorious Bunty Chor.

The movie has a great ensemble cast of actors like Paresh Rawal, Richa Chadha, Manu Rishi Chadha, and many more.

The movie was considered a big hit and everyone praised the actor for his selection of scripts. However, the film wasn’t lucky enough.

Since people are still praising the movie and from director to actors, their efforts made the movie artistic. While the movie was in theatre, the deadly 26/11 Mumbai terror attack happened.

According to movie analyst, it was the major reason that movie tanked at the box office.

Road, Movie

The movie road was released in 2010. Before the release of the movie, it was premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2009.

The movie gives you a great experience as it takes you on the adventurous journey to explore India and the Indian landscape.

The movie revolves around a young boy Vishnu portrayed by Abhay Deol who is touring India. The concept of the movie is new and fresh. However, it went unnoticed.

Socha Na Tha

Little you know that before making blockbuster Jab We Met, Imtiaz Ali has given an underrated movie Socha Na Tha with Abhay Deol and Ayesha Takia in the lead role.

It was the debut movie of Abhay Deol in Bollywood. Critics have appreciated the movie but it tanked on the box office.

The love story that develops between Viren Oberai and Aditi has all those elements that we can expect from Imtiaz Ali movies. You should watch the movie if you haven’t watched it yet.

Manorama Six Feet Under

Abhay Deol is famous for picking up unique scripts instead of typical, larger-than-life Bollywood movies.

Manorama Six Feet Under is a mystery thriller movie which such high IMDb rating as 7.8. Abhay Deol’s character and his looks are completely different from what he had done before.

Even though the movie failed to impress the audience at the box office, it is one of the best mystery films in Bollywood.

Ek Chalis Ki Last Local

The movie revolves around two people who missed the last local train. The movie has an intriguing plot with alarming and uncertain plot twists.

The movie showcased captivating performance by the Abhay Deol but the movie failed at the box office.


Shanghai is one of the best movies in Bollywood that create a long-lasting impact on the viewer’s mind.

The Dibakar Banarjee directed movie has an ensemble cast of actors like Emraan Hashmi, Abhay Deol, Kalki Koechlin, and many more.

There are many actors like Abhay Deol who has great potential and even they continued to work in meaningful cinemas but we are not the right audience to serve them. What do you think about this article?

How many movies of these 6 have you watched or considering to watch?