'Tis the season of biopics. It seems that Bollywood has found a new success formula in biopics, which is why every filmmaker wants to make a biopic and encash this formula. After many biopics in the past now a new biopic on the life of International women cricketer Mithali Raj has been announced. Here we bring you a list of some famous biopics which really changed the scenario in the Hindi film industry. Take a look:
Manjhi: The Mountain Man (2015)
Based on the life of Dashrath Manjhi, a labourer from Gaya, (Bihar) who carved a 9.1 metres (30 ft) wide and 110 metres (360 ft) long path through a hill 7.6 metres (25 ft) high, using only a hammer and chisel.
This Hansal Mehta film was inspired by the life of lawyer and human rights activist Shahid Azmi, who was assassinated in 2010.
This film was inspired by the life former captain of the Indian National Men's hockey team and hockey player Sandeep Singh.
Paan Singh Tomar (2012)
Inspired from the life of ex Indian Army soldier and international athlete Paan Singh Tomar who was forced to become a dacoit.
Inspired from the life of Neerja Bhanot, the head purser who saved numerous passengers from the terrorists when the Pan Am Flight 73 which was hijacked in Karachi in 1986.
The Legend of Bhagat Singh (2002)
Inspired from the life of Indian freedom fighters Shaheed Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru and their sacrifice.
Super 30 (2019)
Inspired from the life of mathematician and social activist Anand Kumar and his Super 30 educational program in which he trained and helped underprivileged kids crack Jee.
An unofficial biopic of Indian businessman Mr. Dhirubhai Ambani, the founder of multi-billion dollar Indian conglomerate 'Reliance Industries'.
Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (2013)
Milkha Singh, an Indian athlete who was a national and international champion runner and an Olympian.
The story of former Indian wrestler Mahavir Phogat and his daughters' exemplary journey. Geeta Phogat went on to win India's first-ever gold medal in wrestling at the Commonwealth Games in 2010.