Top 16 Biopic Movies of Bollywood You Must Watch
A biopic is essentially a film that recounts the life story of a real person or concentrates on an important event in that person’s life. There have been many biography movies made in Bollywood, but they have frequently gone undetected due to a dearth of media attention. However, since the turn of the millennium, Bollywood has seen several changes.
Here is a list of the top 16 biopic movies of Bollywood that you must watch:
1. Bandit Queen - Based on the life of Phoolan Devi, it explores the issues of child marriage and sexual harassment. Directed by Shekhar Kapur.
2. Bhaag Milkha Bhaag - A sports biopic on the life of former sprinter Milkha Singh, also known as "The Flying Sikh." Directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra.
3. Dr. Prakash Baba Amte – The Real Hero - Explores the life of Prakash Baba Amte, who dedicated his life to the welfare of the people. Directed by Samruddhi Porey.
4. Manjhi: The Mountain Man - Tells the story of Dashrath Manjhi, who single-handedly carved a path through a mountain. Directed by Ketan Mehta.
5. Mary Kom - A biopic on the life of boxer Mary Kom, highlighting her achievements and challenges. Directed by Omung Kumar.
6. MS Dhoni: The Untold Story - Focuses on the career of cricketer MS Dhoni, from a ticket collector to a renowned player. Directed by Neeraj Pandey.
7. Bose: The Forgotten Hero - Provides a detailed account of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's life and his contributions to the freedom movement. Directed by Shyam Benegal.
8. Dangal - Based on the story of wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat and his daughters, Geeta and Babita. Directed by Nitesh Tiwari.
9. Sanju - Portrays the controversial life of actor Sanjay Dutt. Directed by Rajkumar Hirani.
10. Shershaah - Depicts the life of PVC Captain Vikram Batra, who fought in the Kargil conflict. Directed by Vishnuvardhan.
11. Super 30 - Focuses on mathematician Anand Kumar and his educational program to help underprivileged students. Directed by Vikas Bahl.
12. The Legend of Bhagat Singh - Tells the story of freedom fighter Bhagat Singh and his sacrifice for the nation. Directed by Rajkumar Santoshi.
13. Shahid - Based on the life of human rights advocate and lawyer Shahid Azmi. Directed by Hansal Mehta.
14. Aligarh - Portrays the life of academician Prof Ramchandra Siras and his struggle as a gay man. Directed by Hansal Mehta.
15. The Accidental Prime Minister - Based on the book by Sanjaya Baru, it explores the tenure of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Directed by Vijay Ratnakar Gutte.
16. Soorma - Depicts the inspiring journey of hockey player Sandeep Singh, who made a comeback after a life-threatening incident. Directed by Shaad Ali.
These biopics offer a glimpse into the lives of remarkable individuals and their contributions, providing inspiration and entertainment to viewers.