Bollywood is all about creating stories and giving shape to some dream projects which can impress the audience. A new genre which is becoming quite popular owing to the recent success of the few movies is biopic based films. Movies that are based on the life story of a person, biopics has started attracting several eyeballs and several new biopics are in the making. While it may take time for new biopics to hit the screen, let’s take a look at the 5 best biopic movies you should not miss.
Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (2013)
Directed by exceptionally talented Rakyesh Omprakash Mehra, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag portrays the story of famous Indian athlete Milkha Singh, who broke several records in running. The journey of Milkha Singh as an athlete has been depicted quite well, but, what makes it an excellent film is the way it has captured the internal turmoil and struggle of Milkha Singh to overcome the problems he has witnessed in his childhood and his struggle from being a refugee from Pakistan to become one of the most celebrated athletes.
Today, everyone knows about the Ambani empire, but very few know that what Dhirubhai Ambani went through to make Ambanis what they are today. It is the story of a villager who had big dreams and when he came to a city, how was his journey from being a villager to one of the biggest tycoons in India. What makes the movie brilliant is the exceptionally outstanding performance by Abhishek Bachchan, as he soaked himself completely in the role of Guru Kant Desai.
This biopic introduces you to one of the bravest and charming ladies of Indian history, Neerja Bhanot, who saved hundreds of lives when Indian Aircraft was hijacked. Sonam Kapoor played the role of Neerja and delivered an incredible performance. She played the role of Neerja so brilliantly that whenever someone recalls Neerja’s name, they develop an image of Sonam Kapoor in the Neerja’s look.
Paan Singh Tomar (2013)
Another biopic of an athlete, this movie by Tigmanshu Dhulia made us know about an unsung hero, about which very few people heard. Paan Singh Tomar, an Indian Army personnel won India several medals but was later forced to become a dacoit. This character of Paan Singh Tomar played by Irrfan Khan was so amazing that it makes you fall in love with him every time you watch the movie.
Sarbjit, one of the most talked about biopics as it features Aishwarya Rai and Randeep Hooda in very different looks and characters. This movie is about an India, Sarbjit Singh, who got convicted in Pakistan for terrorism and spying. This movie showcases the struggle of Sarbjit’s family to prove his innocence. Omung Kumar did a fantabulous job in bringing the story of Sarbjit Singh to people.