This Is the Greatest Shark-Related Scene in the History of Cinema

This Is the Greatest Shark-Related Scene in the History of Cinema

Oct 05, 2012

Whenever we're talking shark movies, the conversation inevitably transitions to one about Steven Spielberg's Jaws and how the film is stuffed with some of the best shark-related scenes we've ever seen. Since Jaws, there have been countless other films that have tried to capitalize on our desire to watch sharks eating people who aren't us, yet none of them have ever truly lived up to the sheer awesomeness of Spielberg's classic. None of them except, well, Aatank, Bollywood's answer to Jaws.

The 1996 film starred Bollywood film star Dharmendra, who has appeared in more than 247 Hindi-language films as of last year. Like Jaws, Aatank revolves around a small town that's terrorized by a giant shark, but what makes it really stand out is its amazing ending. Without spoiling it too much for you, let's just say it involves a shark attacking a helicopter, several harpoons and no epic song-and-dance finale. In fact, this may be the most disturbing ending we've ever seen in a Bollywood movie.

We'll let you discover the rest, but definitely tell us whether or not you agree with this being the greatest shark-related scene in the history of cinema. Name one that's better!

More: If you're in the mood for more shark lovin', here's a look back at Jaws Week here at

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