There are some exceptional Bollywood biopics apart from those regular masala one, which acts as a great tribute to a real person in reel life. Through cinema, we highlight their achievements, which is a small gesture for applauding such great personalities and their achievements. So far this trend is quite a hit in Bollywood, and there are so much more lined up in the upcoming future through which we’re going to meet some exceptional and talented personalities of India.
Here’s the list of such impactful roles played by our actors which surely highlights the acting capabilities of our B-town actors too. This is surely the brilliance of the filmmaker and the actor too who delivers such a meaningful cinema to us.
1. Dangal-Aamir Khan/Mahavir Singh Phogat
Dangal is the story of a poor man from Haryana who trained his daughters to wrestle making them medal-winning champions. Aamir has worked pretty hard on this role and gained a lot of weight to play this role. We can’t wait to see Mr. perfectionist one more venture. Bollywood biopics are going in the right direction and we can’t wait for the movie. Excited much!!
2.One Of The Greatest Bollywood Biopics- Manjhi-The Mountain Man- Nawazuddin Siddiqui/Dashrath Manjhi:
A poor man who as a tribute to his dead wife carved a path through a mountain in almost 22 years with his mere tools was a fascinating role played by Nawazuddin who depicted the man’s struggle against a mountain and his extreme determination towards achieving his goals.
3. Sardar- Paresh Rawal/Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel:
An impactful journey of the Iron man of India towards building a nation and bringing everyone under a single flag which we call our beloved “Tiranga”. The role played by Paresh in the movie was poised and reflected the sheer excellence of such man.
4. Bandit Queen- Phoolan Devi/Seema Biswas:
In this male dominating society a woman dacoit who raised against men who once raped her brutally became a threat for them all. Her struggle, suffering was well depicted in the movie. Thanks to the great actor Seema Biswas for portraying her so efficiently. Amongst all the bollywood biopics this is the only story which showcased the story
5. Bhaag Milkha Bhaag- Milkha Singh/Farhan Akhtar:
A victim of 1948’s India’s partition who lost his entirely family under violent conditions emerged as one of the best runners so far we ever had. His determination and hard work set an example for all of us. Surely one of Farhan Akhtar’s best performance.
6. The Dirty Picture-Silk Smitha/Vidya Balan:
The controversial south sensation who died an unfortunate death, a fierce role played by Vidya in the best possible way. The movie surely got much hype and Vidya’s role was on point.
7. One Of The Most Famous Bollywood Biopics-Mary Kom- M C Mary Kom/Priyanka Chopra:
Three-time world champion and Olympic Bronze medal winner in Boxing M C Mary Com even after delivering two children emerged as a champion and proved the power of a mother cum woman in the real life. Priyanka Chopra played the role of a Manipuri girl and trained herself pretty hard for the movie.
8. Neerja- Neerja Bhanot/Sonam Kapoor:
Neerja based on the courageous flight attendant of a hijacked plane who bravely saved passengers was one of Sonam’s best performance till date. One of the Bollywood biopics on feminism.
9. Sarabjit- Sarabjit/Randeep Hooda:
A heart-wrenching story of Sarabjit played by Randeep Hooda left everyone teary eyed. The film also witnessed excellence performance from Aishwarya as Sarabjit’s sister and Rich Chadha as Sarabjit’s wife.
10. Paan Singh Tomar- Paan Singh Tomar/ Irfan Khan:
The versatile and super talented actor Irfan Khan played the role of a rebellious person who was once a National champion who became a dacoit because of system failure and extreme politics.