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best biographical movies from Bollywood

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 Bollywood has produced several outstanding biographical movies that have captivated audiences around the world. Here are some of the best biographical movies from Bollywood   

1 Bhaag Milkha Bhaag  -  When it comes to Indian Biography movies from Bollywood   Bhaag Milkha Bhaag released in 2013 will always remembered as the finest movies made in Bollywood. Based on the life of Indian athlete Milkha Singh and the journey of his life started in the era of partition becoming the Flying Sikh. Directed by Rakesh Omprakash Mehra who showcased every aspect of the athlete's life. With all of that a commendable performance by Farhan Akhtar

2 Super 30-  One of the best Indian Biography movies from Bollywood starring Hrithik Roshan in the lead role was based on the life of an Indian mathematician Anand Kumar from Bihar and his program Super 30 under which he teaches poor children for the IIT JEE examination. Hrithik Roshan delivered yet another fine performance  and the movie was directed by a talented director Vikas Bahl who previously directed successful movies like Queen

 3 `MS Dhoni- The Untold Story  MS Dhoni- The Untold Story is another biography movie from Bollywood. The movie features Sushant Singh Rajput in the lead role. Shows an inspiring story of a boy who comes from a middle-class family and this middle-class boy fulfills the country’s dream of winning the World Cup after 28 years. The movie was a perfect combination of extraordinary direction by Neeraj Pandey and commendable performance by Sushant Singh Rajput

4 Gandhi – As the name suggests the movie was dedicated to the “Father of the Nation” Mahatma Gandhi. The story of the journey of starting a nationwide hunt for independence. Gandhi is the only biography movie that won the Oscar and his other important activities like Satyagraha were primarily focused on in the movie. Directed by English actor and director Richard Attenborough and it was Ben Kinsley who played the title role of “ Gandhi”

5 Soorma ­-  Soorma is a biopic movie on based the Indian Hockey player Sandeep Singh how and how he changed his life and how he made a comeback on the field is what the whole movie is all about. The movie was very inspiring and taught us never to give up in life. A commendable  performance by Diljit Dosanjh in the role of Sandeep Singh

6 Sachin – A Billion Dollar Dream – Sachin A Billion Dollar Dream is a  Documentary movie based on the life of Sachin Tendulkar. The movie touches on the real life of the Champion cricketer and also includes videos and interviews of cricketers, not only Indians but also from another country's family, and friends about the ups and downs of the champion cricketer. How did the biggest of the country achieve what he is

7 SHERSHAH – Based on the life of Captain Vikram Batra in the lead role and how he got selected for the Army and lost his life in the Kargil war in 1999 this was a whole movie about and one of those Biography movies that was full of entertainment and inspiring  at the same time, especially in  climax scene when Vikram Batra was shot,

8 MARY KOM – Another Biography movie that won lots of hearts is Mary Kom starring Priyanka Chopra as the main lead it is a biographical drama based on former Indian boxer ME Mary Kom like other Biography movies this movie covers every aspect of the life of Champion Boxer how she came in Boxing and movie also talk on a sensitive issue like gender discrimination.

9 DANGAL – One of the finest sports drama movies based on the life of Mahaveer Singh Phogat. former wrestler and father of Geeta Kumari and Babita Kumari Phogat. This movie was not a sports biopic but at the same time the movie talks about a sensitive issue like Gender Discrimination where a father wants a son to fulfill his dream of winning gold for his country later this dream is fulfilled by his daughters this is the whole movie about. One of the finest Biographical  dramas made in Bollywood as a result collected 2,000 crores at the box office 

10 SANJU – As the title suggests this movie was an official biopic of actor Sanjay Dutt about how he became an actor along with that the movie also deeply explored the dark side of the actor’s life like his criminal cases whether it arms act or his drugs case, the high point was an incredible performance by Ranbir Kapoor who probably gave one of the best performance of his acting career

11 Rocketry – Another Biographical drama directed and acted by R Madhavan based on the life of one of the greatest Indian scientists Nambi Narayana and how he was tortured by his country and how he proved right in the end. An inspiring and fine story that was full of goosebumps moments  overall an Inspiring story and a commendable performance by R Madhavan made Rocketry one of the best biographical dramas from Bollywood

12 Azhar – A sports drama biopic showcasing the life of Indian cricketer Mohammad Azharuddin with talented actor Emraan Hashmi as the main showcasing the controversial life of the cricketer and the ups and downs he faced in his career  such as the allegation of match-fixing along with the movie also tried to touch the personal life  of the cricketer

13 12TH Fail – The recent release movie starring Vikrant Massey as the lead showcases the life of IPS officer Manoj Kumar Sharma after becoming an IPS officer. What were his challenges? How he faced them how failed in 3 attempts and how he got success in the 4th and final attempts. Like every biographical drama, the movie is inspiring and at the same manages to connect with its characters

14  Guru  - Guru starring Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan released in 2006 and based on the life of India’s greatest businessman and founder of Reliance company Dhirubhai Ambani, The 2006  movie is always remembered for Abhishek Bachchan's performance, especially for speech given by him in the climax. Overall an inspiring movie for every businessman

15 Neerja – Neerja is another biographical movie starring a talented actress Sonam Kapoor in the lead role who saves several lives during a plane hijack by losing her own life. A well-made movie resulted in great success at the box office by collecting 135 crores at the box office for a movie that was made with a small budget of 20 Crores

16 Mission Raniganj – Akshaya Kumar's latest movie Mission Raniganj was an official biopic of mining engineer Jaswant Singh Gill who saved 65 lives during a rescue operation at coal mines in Raniganj. a well-made with an inspiring story combined with yet another commendable  performance given by Akshaya Kumar



1) Who directed the Bollywood biographical movie 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag'?

*A) Rakesh Omprakash Mehra

2) Which Indian athlete's life is depicted in the movie 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag'?

*A) Milkha Singh

3) Which Bollywood actor played the lead role in the biographical movie 'Super 30'?

*A) Hrithik Roshan

4) Which Indian cricketer is the focus of the movie 'MS Dhoni – The Untold Story'?

*A) MS Dhoni

5) Who directed the biographical movie 'Gandhi'?

*A) Richard Attenborough

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