Neerja, Aligarh not the only two: Other Biopics in 2016
Bollywood is not new to the formula of biopics and 2016 is the year of films that are made on characters. Bollywood has seen some great biopics like Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, Mary Kom and Paan Singh Tomar, to name a few. Take a look at the new ones.
News Nation Bureau | Updated : 28 February 2016, 10:50:39 PM
Dawood Ibrahim's controversial sister Haseena will be played by none other than Sonakshi Sinha in the same name movie.
This film is based on the life of Neerja Bhanot, a flight attendant. Aligarh is based on the life of Dr. Shrinivas Ramchandra Siras who was sacked from his position of professor at the Aligarh Muslim University on the charges of homosexuality.
Sarabjit Singh was convicted by a Pakistani court for spying and terrorism. The movie will star Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Randeep Hooda in lead roles.
The movie is based on the life of the controversial former Indian cricket captain Mohammad Azharuddin and stars Emran Hashmi in protagonist's role.
Dangal stars Aamir Khan and tells the story of wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat who taught wrestling to his daughters.
Sushant Singh Rajput will be seen as the most celebrated Indian cricket captain, MS Dhoni, in this film.
Starring Shah Rukh Khan, Raees is apparently based on the life of the Gujarati don, Abdul Latif Shaikh.
Rani Laxmi Bai biopic
The untitled movie will be directed by Ketan Mehta, the director of Mangal Pandey and will feature Kangana in the title role.