Five upcoming biographical movies to look forward to

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The success stories of real-life heroes have always attracted avid cinephiles, be they sports stars, politicians or war heroes. With the Sidharth Malhotra starrer ‘Shershaah’, based on Kargil war hero Captain Vikram Batra, set for release, take a look at some of the much-awaited biographical movies that every movie-lover is looking forward to.


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’83’ features an ensemble cast that includes talented actors such as Deepika Padukone, Tahir Raj Bhasin, Jiiva, Saqib Saleem, Harrdy Sandhu, Ammy Virk, Pankaj Tripathi, Boman Irani, Nishant Dahiya, Sahil Khattar and Amrita Puri. The movie, just like Kapil Dev’s heroics in 1983, is a prized catch!

Gangubai Kathiawadi

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Directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, ‘Gangubai Kathiawadi’ narrates the true story of an infamous brothel owner and matriarch in Mumbai’s Kamathipura, played by talented actress Alia Bhatt.

The film is a biographical crime drama based on the book ‘Mafia Queens of Mumbai’ written by S. Hussain Zaidi. We just can’t get over Alia’s look from the teaser and are waiting for the release date so that we can book our tickets at the earliest.

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‘Thalaivi’ is an upcoming biopic on the life of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and late actress J. Jayalalithaa.

Talented actress Kangana Ranaut, who plays the lead role, has impressed everyone with her convincing look as Thalaivi. It’ll be interesting to see how the actress, a firebrand in her own right, essays the role of one of India’s most powerful women politicians who was a lioness in her prime.


Ajay Devgn is all set to bring back the golden era of Indian football (1952-1962) with the upcoming biopic ‘Maidaan’. The film is based on legendary football coach Syed Abdul Rahim, played by Ajay Devgn, who coached the Indian football team from 1950 to 1963.

Directed by Vishnu Varshan, ‘Shershaah’ is releasing on August 12 on Amazon Prime Video.

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