A gifted teenage detective (Ranbir Kapoor) searches for his missing father (Govinda) with his ladylove assistant (Katrina Kaif).
Starring Vidya Balan tells the story of Bilkis 'Bobby' Ahmed, a Hyderabadi woman who aspires to be a detective despite facing a series of obstacles.
Shoojit Sircar's Madras Cafe, starring John Abraham as a RAW agent, is a political espionage thriller.
Saif Ali Khan starrer Agent Vinod, revives an obscure B-film from the 1970s to create a glossy Bondesque caper about a debonair spy trying to crack a code armed with cool gizmos and oodles of charm.
Salman is a RAW jasoos keeping an eye on a NRI scientist's activities. And while doing so, he falls for the latter's caretaker, played by Katrina Kaif. Turns out she's in the same line of work...
Sunny Paaji plays a spy masquerading as an army man, subsequently a scientist as part of a covert operation.
Johny Mera Naam went on to gain classic status. Dev plays an undercover CID officer and Hema Malini's is more than just a pretty face.