The Bully Kutta or Pakistani Mastiff or simply Bully is a descendant of the extinct Alaunt that originated from the Sindh and Punjab regions of Pakistan, where they are the most common guard-dog. Some can be found in India, but they are rarer there. The word Bully is derived from the Punjabi or Urdu/Hindi word Bohli,which means heavily wrinkled, while the word Kutta means dog in Languages of South Asia.
In popular culture
New York Times best-selling author Greg Iles depicted this breed in his 2009 novel, The Devil's Punchbowl.