The year 2019 gave us many biopics such as PM Narendra Modi, Super 30, Saand Ki Aankh, Manikarnika: The Queen Of Jhansi, Thackeray and more.
Fans have loved all of them and with the experiences of these personalities we have been inspired a lot. Now it’s time for 2020 to bring such stories in front of us and inspire us.
So here’s our list of the top 10 biopic that one must watch this year:
UDHAM SINGH BIOPIC
Director: Shoojit Sircar
Cast: Vicky Kaushal, Banita Sandhu
Watch out for: The film, hitting screens in October, documents the life of the revolutionary who assassinated former Punjab lieutenant governor Michael O’Dwyer in London in 1940.
Director: Anu Menon
Cast: Vidya Balan, Sanya Malhotra
Watch out for: After her scientist turn in Mission Mangal, Vidya returns to theatres in May as the human computer.
SAINA NEHWAL BIOPIC
Director: Amole Gupte
Cast: Parineeti Chopra, Eshan Naqvi
Watch out for: Former World No 1 shuttler and Olympian Saina Nehwal’s story arrives in cinemas this summer.
GUNJAN SAXENA – THE KARGIL GIRL
Director: Sharan Sharma
Cast: Janhvi Kapoor, Pankaj Tripathi, Angad Bedi, Vineet Kumar Singh, Manav Vij
Watch out for: The film is inspired by the life of Gunjan Saxena, first female alongwith Srividya Rajan Indian Air Force pilot and first Indian woman airforce pilot in combat alongwith Srividya Rajan. Janhvi Kapoor will start 2020 with the biopic of Gunjan Saxena which will narrate the story of India’s first Air Force woman officer who went to war.
Director: Akarsh Khurana
Cast: Taapsee Pannu
Watch out for: Taapsee features as a Kutchi athlete in this year-end release. The film is based on the life of a runner.
Director: Amit Ravindrenath Sharma
Cast: Ajay Devgn & Keerthy Suresh
Watch out for: The film is all about the story of a football coach Syed Abdul Rahim. The film will tell the story of golden era of Indian football 1952-1962. This film marks the debut of Keerthy Suresh in Bollywood.
TANHAJI: THE UNSUNG WARRIOR
Director: Om Raut
Cast: Ajay Devgn, Saif Ali Khan, Kajol, Jagapathi Babu, Sharad Kelkar
Watch it for: The film is a historical biopic that follows the story of Maratha military leader Taanaji Malusare who is remembered for his role in the 1670 Battle of Sinhagad.
Director: A. L. Vijay
Cast: Kangana Ranaut, Arvind Swami, Priyamani
Watch it for: The late Dr. J. Jayalalitha was a legendary politician and film actress who also served as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. Her life story is set to hit the big screen with Kangana Ranaut filling in her shoes. The film will simultaneously be released in Tamil, Telugu, and Hindi.
Director: Chandraprakash Dwivedi
Cast: Akshay Kumar, Manushi Chhillar, Sanjay Dutt, Sonu Sood
Watch it for: The fearless king Prithviraj Chauhan is a notable icon in Indian history. The legendary Rajput ruled over Ajmer and Delhi in the 12th century. Taking on his role in a brand new biopic is iconic actor Akshay Kumar with Manushi Chhillar playing his wife Sanyukta also known as Sanyogita.
ABHINAV BINDRA BIOPIC
Director: Kannan Iyer
Cast: Harshvardhan Kapoor
Watch it for: The film is a biopic of an olymic gold medalist Abhinav Bindra. It is an adaption of Bindra’s autobiography A Shot at History: My Obsessive Journey to Olympic Gold for the big screen over the past eight months.
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