Bollywood has surely learned very well to adapt to a real story and present in to the audience in a crystal clear manner. Movies such as Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, Once Upon A Time In Mumbai and many such reality based movies has surely rocked the box office. 2016 has its own parade of biopic going on. Some of the most awaited biopics to release in 2016 are in the top ten list below.
List of Top 10 Biopics in Bollywood 2016
The movie is based on the life of flight attendant Neerja Bhanot. Neerja Bhanot was able to save 259 lives hijacked on a Pan Am plane in 1983. Her bravery was awarded by India, Pakistan and USA. She was just 23 years of age when this incident happened. Sonam Kapoor will be portraying the role of Neerja in the movie which is to be released on 19th February.
Aligarh is based on the real life story of Dr. Shrinivas Ramchandra Siras. He was a professor of Marathi in Aligarh Muslim University. Due to his sexual orientation, he was suspended from University. After successfully appealing his suspension, he died in suspicious circumstances. Manoj Bajpai will be playing the role of Siras in the movie which will hit the screen in 26th February.
Based on the life of a controversial former Indian cricket team captain, Mohammad Azharuddin, the movie is set to be released on 13th May, 2016. Emran Hashmi will be playing the role of Azharuddin whose life was filled with many scandals.
The movie is a biopic of Sarbjit Singh, convicted by a Pakistani court for spying and terrorism. Sarbjit family fought hard to prove the court wrong, but the cold relationship between India and Pakistan made the family’s trial go blunt. Randip Hooda plays the role of Sarbjit with Aishwarya Rai as his sister in the movie. The movie is set to release on 19th May,2016.
The movie is the story about Abdul Latif Sheikh, the infamous Gujrati don and bootlegger. Shah Rukh Khan will be playing the role of Latif with co-stars Mahira Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui. The movie is supposed to release on the occasion of Eid.
6. Dhoni: The Untold Story
The name itself gives it away that the movie is going to involve story of Mahendra Singh Dhoni. The movie will cover the story of Dhoni from a small town boy to become the most popular Indian cricket team captain. Sushant Singh Rajput will be playing the role of MS Dhoni in the movie set to release on 2nd September,2016.
The movie is based on the story of Mahabir Singh Phogat, who is a wrestler who also taught his daughters to wrestle. Aamir Khan will be seen in a whole new look in the movie as Mahabir Singh and the movie will release on 23rd December,2016.
8. Haseena-The Queen Of Mumbai
Haseena is the story of one of Daood Ibrahim’s 12 siblings, Haseena Parkar. She was the 7th in the family and was very close to Dawood. Sonakshi Sinha will be portraying the role of Haseena in the movie and the movie will release this February.
The movie is about the gangster-turned-politician Arun Gawli, portrayed by Arjun Rampal. Arjun Rampal is even growing facial hair for the movie. Gawli is currently convicted for murder and is currently imprisoned for life.
10. Rani Laxmi Bai Biopic (Yet Untitled)
The movie is about Rani Laxmi Bai aka Jhansi Ki Rani well known for her roles in the Inro-British war. Kangana Ranaut will be playing the role of Rani Laxmi, and she has developed a lot of sword-fighting and horse riding skills for the movie.