The idea of biopics, of watching the story of a real person on the big screen is fascinating. Bollywood fans are crazy over this idea of filmmaking and thus the B-Town seems to have come up with a lot of real life stories. If you're stressing over what to watch, we have got you covered with the list of upcoming biopics in Bollywood.
The film stars Alia Bhatt as Gangubai. The movie is an adaptation of the book ‘Mafia Queens of Bombay’ by Hussain Zaidi, and is directed by Sanjay Lela Bhansali. It is scheduled for theatrical release on 30 July this year. The film is about the life of Gangubai Kathiawadi, a powerful woman brothel owner in Mumbai. With this movie, television personality Shantanu Maheshwari will be marking his debut.
‘83’ is an Indian sports drama directed by Kabir Khan. The movie is about former Indian captain Kapil Dev and his contribution to India’s historic win during the world cup of 1983. In this movie Ranveer Singh cast as Kapil Dev. This movie is scheduled for release on June 4, 2021.
It is a biopic on former Indian Women’s cricket captain Mithali Raj directed by Rahul Dholakia. The writer of the movie is Priya Aven. In this movie Taapsee Pannu stars as Mithali Raj. Pannu has been training hard to play the role of the iconic captain.
Sardar Udham Singh
It is an upcoming biographical film on Sardar Udham Singh. The film, starring Vicky Kaushal as Singh, is directed by Shoojit Sircar and produced by Rising Sun Films. Amol Parashar plays Bhagat Singh in the biopic.
Thalaivi is set to release on April 23, 2021, and is based on the life of actor-turned-politician J. Jayalalithaa. National award-winning actor Kangana Ranaut plays Jayalalithaa. It is directed by AL Vijay and written by KV Vijayendra Prasad.
An upcoming war action biographical film, ‘Shershaah’ is directed by Vishnuvardhan and produced by Karan Johar. In this movie Sidharth Malhotra stars as Vikram Batra Param Vir Chakra awardee and army captain. It is scheduled to release on July 2 this year.
Parineeti Chopra plays Saina Nehwal, Indian badminton player currently ranked World no. 20. It is directed by Amole Gupte under the banner of T-Series and Front Foot PIctures. The movie is set to release on March 26 this year.
‘Maidaan’ is yet another sports biopic. In this movie you will see Ajay Devgan who plays the role of ace football coach Syed Abdul Rahim. It is directed by Amit Sharma and produced by Zee Studios in collaboration with Bayview projects LLP. The film is scheduled to release in theatres on October 15, 2021.