Biopics have become a popular genre in Bollywood, and audiences have shown a great interest in them over the years. These movies are based on the real-life stories of famous personalities and their struggles, achievements, and setbacks. In the coming months, several exciting biopics are set to release that are sure to captivate audiences with their intriguing narratives. Here are ten upcoming biopic movies in Bollywood that are worth keeping an eye on:
1. Capsule Gill
Akshay Kumar will portray mining engineer Jaswant Gill in Capsule Gill, an upcoming biopic focusing on Gill’s rescue operation during the 1989 floods in Raniganj. As per multiple reports, Jaswant Gill’s efforts saved many lives. Along with Akshay Kumar, the movie stars Parineeti Chopra in a significant role in the Tinu Suresh Desai directorial.
In the upcoming biopic, Ajay Devgn will play the role of legendary football coach Syed Abdul Rahim, who is credited with taking the Indian football team to new heights in the 1950s and 1960s.
Based on the life of transgender activist Gauri Sawant, Taali will mark the return of Sushmita Sen on OTT. The upcoming movie has already generated a lot of buzz already. Gauri Sawant is known for her work advocating for the rights of the transgender community, particularly with regards to education and healthcare. She has also been involved in several initiatives to support transgender individuals,
4. Chakda ‘Xpress
Anushka Sharma is set to make a comeback in Prosit Ray’s Chakda ‘Xpress, a sports drama inspired by the life of veteran Indian cricketer Jhulan Goswami, which will arrive on Netflix in 2023. Inspired by the journey of Jhulan Goswami, the movie captures how she moved up the ladder despite the problems created by misogynistic politics to fulfill her dream of playing cricket for India.
Another highly anticipated biopic of the year is Kangana Ranaut’s Emergency. The movie is based on the life of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. Not only Ranaut is playing the lead role of Indira Gandhi, she is also producing the movie, which is based on the emergency period in India between 1975-1977. Along with Kangana Ranaut, the movie also features Anupam Kher, Mahima Chaudhry, Milind Soman, and Shreyas Talpade in significant roles.
6. The Good Maharaja
Directed by Vikash Verma, the biopic stars Sanjay Dutt as the Maharaja Jam Sahib of Nawanagar, Digvijaysinhji Ranjitsinhji Jadeja, who saved several Polish children during World War II.
Raja Menon’s heroic war drama stars Ishaan Khatter as Brigadier Balram Singh Mehta. The movie revolves around three siblings, who participated in the Battle of Garibpur, fought during the 1971 Indo-Pakistan war. Along with Ishaan Khatter, the movie also stars Mrunal Thakur and Priyanshu Painyuli in pivotal roles in the film.
8. Sam Bahadur
Vicky Kaushal is set to portray the role of Sam Manekshaw, the first Indian Army officer to be promoted to the rank of Field Marshal, in an eagerly awaited biopic. The film will depict his life and the significant role he played in the Indian Army. Meghna Gulzar, who previously collaborated with Kaushal in the successful movie Raazi, is directing the film.
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