Recently there are numbers of biopics in Bollywood it seems like raining biopics in Bollywood because we have seen plenty of them like, Sanju, Neerja, Dangal, MS Dhoni and Mary Kom among others in the past couple of years, but the trend isn’t going away anytime soon. The fact that these movies are doing great at the box office is filmmakers are motivated to make more and as seen it is easier to choose movie related to Biopics.
Here are some much-anticipated biopics releasing in 2020 in Bollywood and also which have managed to create headlines with its unique-cast and unmissable storyline.
When director Meghna Gulzar came across the extremely rampant issue of acid attacks, she chose actress Deepika Padukone to feature in her on-screen take on the subject. Deepika will take on the character of Malti who is based on real-life acid attack survivor Laxmi Aggarwal. Movie is supported by Fox Star Studios and it also marks Deepika’s foray into film production. The film will feature Vikrant Massey in the cast as well and is scheduled to release on January 10, 2020.
Gunjan Saxena, one of the unsung heroes of the nation, who was India’s first woman pilot of Kargil. She helped evacuate soldiers during the Kargil War in 1999. Janhvi Kapoor will be seen playing her role in the movie, which is jointly produced by Dharma Productions and Fox Star Studious. The movie is scheduled to release on March 13, 2020.
It is the movie based on the historical and incredible cricket world cup win in 1983. The movie stars Ranveer Singh is cast in the role of Kapil Dev and Deepika, his real-life wife will play the role of his wife in the movie as well. Movie is being directed by Kabir Khan, and the movie is scheduled to release on April 10, 2020.
Shakuntala Devi is also known as Human Computer. And the movie Shakuntala Devi, Human Computer is the biopic on the math genius which is set to hit the screens on May 8 with actor Vidya Balan. She is portraying the role of Shakuntala Devi in the movie. Shakuntala Devi is the mathematical wizard and she was famous for her ability to make incredibly swift calculations. Shakuntala’s genius and intelligence was first discovered at the age of 5, in that age she solved a math problem for 18-year-old students.
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. Kangana Ranaut is casted in this movie. A. L. Vijay directed the trilingual biographical film and featured Arvind Swami in the role of M. G. Ramachandran. The film is scheduled to be released respectively in Tamil, Telugu, and Hindi on June 26, 2020.
Sardar Udham Singh
Movie Sardar Udham Singh is directed by Shoojit Sircar. This film is based on the life of freedom fighter, Udham Singh in which Vicky Kaushal will be playing his role in movie. The revolutionary freedom fighter took the revenge after the brutal 1919 Jallianwala Bagh brutally slaughter many people in Amritsar by meticulously murder Michael O’Dwyer, the former lieutenant governor of Punjab. Singh was subsequently hanged to death on July 31, 1940. This movie is very first collaboration of Kaushal and Sircar’s which is scheduled to be released on October 2, 2020
Prithviraj Chauhan is the fearless king who is a notable icon in Indian history. The legendary Rajput ruled over Ajmer and Delhi in the 12th century. Akshay Kumar is casted in this movie to play the role of Prithviraj Chauhan with Manushi Chhillar who is playing the role of his wife Sanyukta and also known as Sanyogita. Chandraprakash Dwivedi directed this film and he will also feature Sanjay Dutt and Sonu Sood in the cast. This movie is produced by Yash Raj Films and it is scheduled to be release on November 14, 2020.
Syed Abdul Rahim is known as the architect of modern Indian football. He led Indian football team to win a Gold at the 1962 Asian Games in Jakarta as a coach and reach the semi-finals of the 1956 Melbourne Olympics. Maidaan movie is directed by Amit Sharma of Badhaai Ho fame in which Ajay Devgan is casted to play the role of Syed Abdul Rahim. The film also marks the debut of National Award winner Keerthy Suresh in Bollywood as she plays the coach’s wife. The film is scheduled to be released on November 27, 2020.
Saina Nehwal is ace Badminton player. A biopic based on her life story is also in the works. Parineeti Chopra is casted in the role of Saina and Manav Kaul has joined the cast as Nehwal’s coach Pullela Gopichand. This movie is directed by Amole Gupte and the release date of the film is yet to be confirmed. Saina biopics releasing in 2020 which will be the motivational lesson for all badminton player.
Hence, these are interesting Biopics releasing in 2020.