Biopics are becoming a trend these days. Most people like to watch biopic movies as it gives an insight into the personality and life story of a person.
A biopic is a great way to portray the life of someone, who made a difference in some way with their work in the past. It is a good way to show how they overcame the obstacles they faced and inspires young generation. Let's have a look at some of the recent biopics in Bollywood which became superhits.
Paan Singh Tomar - 2012
The true account of subedar Paan Singh Tomar, an Army jawan and seven-time national champion athlete who later turned out to be a dacoit. The lead role was played by the brilliant actor Irfan Khan and he completely nailed the role. The movie is an underrated one but it's worth watching.
Bhaag Milkha Bhaag - 2013
The Biopic represents the story of world-class runner and Olympian named Milkha Singh. Farhan Akhtar is in the lead and the movie is directed by Rakyesh Omprakash Mehra. The killing of his family and the civil strife that erupted after the India-Pakistan partition are real events in the life of "the Flying Sikh".
Mary Kom - 2014
As a five-time world amateur boxing champion, the daughter of a rice farmer from Manipur traces her own path to success. When she wins the bronze medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics, she also brings honour to India. The lead role is played by Priyanka Chopra and the film turned out to be a commercial success at the box-office.
Neerja - 2016
The movie is based on the life of air hostess Neerja Bhanot, who was killed on September 5, 1986, in Karachi by terrorists who had taken over a Pan Am flight. In this movie, Sonam Kapoor portrays the titular character, a 23-year-old flight attendant who gave her life to save the lives of 359 other passengers. The mother of Neerja is portrayed by Shabana Azmi. Shekhar Ravjiani, a musician, makes his acting debut as Neerja's love interest.
MS Dhoni - The Untold Story - 2016
The biopic on MS Dhoni, the renowned captain of India, played by Sushant Singh Rajput, is the cricketer's dedication to his supporters, friends, and family who supported him through success and adversity. The story is formed by their enormous contribution to realising his dream, his confidence in himself, and his capacity to overcome obstacles on the job and in his personal life.
Dangal - 2016
Based on the lives of Mahavir Singh and his two daughters, Geeta and Babita Phogat, Dangal is an astonishing true story. The movie follows the inspiring journey of a wrestler father who prepares his children to compete at the highest levels. The film went on to break many records and is one of the best films that Indian Film Industry has provided to the audience worldwide.
Thackeray - 2019
The Shiv Sena, a new political organisation representing Maharashtrians, was founded by cartoonist Bal Keshav Thackeray, whose development is chronicled in this biopic. The lead role is played brilliantly by Nawazuddin Siddiqui. The movie follows him on his political career and gives us a glimpse into his personal history. All of this occurs as Thackeray rises to prominence as Maharashtra's most powerful politician.
These are some good biopic movies that you can watch. The best part about these movies is that they highlight the life of Indians who have made a difference in some way with their work in the past. You can also watch these movies online or download them on your computer to enjoy whenever you want.
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