Upcoming inspiring sports drama films of Bollywood!
Sports movies are never just sports films they're tales of the human spirit triumphing over adversity which inspires the fans to opt for their favorite sports. Even in the past, Bollywood has presented several inspiring films which were based on the sports background. Now, also makers are keen on sharing more motivational sports drama for fans. Recently, Parineeti Chopra starrer Saina has been released in the cinema halls and critics praised the film for its storyline. With this, let's have a look at the upcoming sports drama films of Bollywood which will release soon.
Whenever we take Ashutosh Gowariker's name one thing that strikes our mind is his brilliant sports drama film, 'Lagaan'. Now the filmmaker is coming back with another sports-based film 'Toolsidas Junior'. The film will revolve around a father-son relationship in which the father is a snooker coach who trained his son in the game. Written & directed by Mridul, the film will feature Sanjay Dutt and Rajiv Kapoor in prominent roles.
Toofaan is a sports drama film directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra and starring Farhan Akhtar as a national-level boxer, alongside Mrunal Thakur and Paresh Rawal in supporting roles. Filming commenced in Dongri on 26 August 2019 and was completed in March 2020. The film will stream on 21 May 2021 on Amazon Prime Video.
Rashmi Rocket is a sports drama film directed by Akarsh Khurana and produced by Ronnie Screwvala, Neha Anand and Pranjal Khandhdiya. The film features Taapsee Pannu in the lead role, alongside Priyanshu Painyuli and Abhishek Banerjee. Rashmi Rocket is a story of a Gujarati girl named Rashmi. Since she is a fast runner, her fellow villagers give her the nickname 'Rocket'. Taapsee's character in the film is shown to be from Kutch in Gujarat.
Directed by Nagraj Manjule, Jhund stars Amitabh Bachchan, Akash Thosar and Rinku Rajguru. The biographical sports-drama is produced under the banner of T-Series, Tandav Films Entertainment Pvt.Ltd and Aatpat Films. In the film, Bachchan plays a professor who motivates the street children to form a football team. The film is scheduled for release on June 18, 2021.
In Rahul Dholakia's sports drama Shabaash Mithu Taapsee Pannu will portray the titular role. The film is a biopic of Mithali Raj, the former captain of the Indian women's national cricket team in Tests and ODIs. Well, Mithali is the highest run-scorer in women's international cricket and the only female cricketer to surpass the 6,000 run mark in WODIs. Rashmi Rocket is expected to be released at the end of the year or early 2022.
Amit Sharma's directed biographical sports film Maidaan is based on the golden era of Indian football (1952–62) and starring Ajay Devgn as football coach Syed Abdul Rahim. In the film, The Family Man fame Priyamani will be seen playing the female lead opposite Ajay. The film will hit the cinema halls on October 15, 2021.
Jersey is a remake of the Telugu sports drama film written and directed by Gowtam Tinnanuri and he has also directed the Hindi version. In the film, Shahid will feature opposite Mrunal Thakur. More about Jersey synopsis then the film revolves around a guy Arjun who is talented but a failed cricketer. He decides to return to cricket in his late thirties driven by the desire to represent the Indian cricket team and fulfill his son's wish for a jersey as a gift. The film will be released on November 5, 2021.
Directed by Kabir Khan, 83 is jointly produced by Khan, Vishnuvardhan Induri, Deepika Padukone and Sajid Nadiadwala. The film stars Ranveer Singh as cricketer Kapil Dev, along with Deepika Padukone, Tahir Raj Bhasin, Saqib Saleem, Harrdy Sandhu, Ammy Virk, Jiiva, Pankaj Tripathi, Boman Irani, Nishant Dahiya, Sahil Khattar and Amrita Puri. In the film, all the actors will play the roles of Indian cricketers that led India to its victory in the 1983 Cricket World Cup. The film is scheduled for release on 4 June 2021.
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