Top 11 Best Sports Biopic Movies of Bollywood
Bollywood industry got the amazing ideas of biopic movies after the first bollywood sports biopic of Paan Singh Tomar (2012) & the huge success of Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (2013).
After these two movies, there was a flurry of biopic movies on sports players. Here is the list of top 11 best sports biopic movies of Bollywood.
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List of All 18 Biopic Movies On Sports Players In Bollywood Till Date
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Here are all 18 biopic movies on sports players in Bollywood till date. There are a total 18 sports biopic movies, which we have ranked as per their release years.
|Rank||Movie Name||Real Characters||Year|
|2||Kaun Pravin Tambe?||Pravin Raj Tambe||2022|
|4||Shabaash Mithu||Mithali Raj||2021|
|8||Saand Ki Aankh||Chandra Tomar & Prakashi Tomar||2019|
|9||Gold||Kishan Lal & Other Hockey Players||2018|
|10||Soorma||Sandeep Singh aka Flicker Singh||2018|
List of Top 11 Best Sports Biopic Movies In Bollywood Till Date
As you have got introduced with all the sports biopic bollywood movies till date. Now here is the list of top 11 best sports biopic movies in Bollywood. This list is also ranked as per their released years.
1) Saina (2021)
This movie was based on the life of Indian Badminton Player, Saina Nehwal. Her character was played by bollywood actress Parineeti Chopra.
2) Panga (2020)
The Panga movie is based upon Kabaddi & women empowerment. The story is about Kabaddi player Jaya Nigam, played by Kangana Ranaut.
3) Saand Ki Aankh (2019)
This biographical movie was on the lives of Chandra & Prakashi Tomar, played by Bhumi Pednekar & Tapsee Pannu respectively. The story is based on their amazing shooting skills in their old age.
4) Soorma (2018)
Soorma is the real story of Hockey star, Arjun Award winner Sandeep Singh aka Flicker Singh. His character is played by Diljit Dosanjh.
5) Gold (2018)
The story of Gold movie is based on real incidents on Hockey matches during the 1936 Olympics in Germany. The character of coach Tapan Das is based on the real-life Kishan Lal.
However the story is real & very inspiring but the character of the coach is ruined in the film. Kishan Lal Ji was a very disciplined person & never touched alcohol in his entire life.
6) Dangal (2016)
Dangal film is based on real life Phogat family wrestlers including Mahavir Singh Phogat & his daughters Geeta & Babita Phogat. The characters are played by Aamir Khan, Fatima Sana Sheikh & Sanya Malhotra respectively.
Its story is also real & truly inspiring. But to make the story exciting, the character of Geeta’s coach was falsely maligned.
7) MS Dhoni: The Untold Story (2016)
This movie was based on the former Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni. The role was played by brilliant actor Sushant Singh Rajput.
However Sushant is no longer with us in this world but his legendary acting is still alive.
Very few people know that Saala Khadoos (Irudhi Suttru) movie is based on the lives of Mohammed Ali Qamar & Thulasi Helen. Their characters are played by R. Madhavan & Ritika Singh. The story of this film revolves around the boxing sport.
9) Mary Kom (2014)
This film is the biography of 6-times World Champion ‘Mangte Chungneijang Mary Kom’. She got married after winning the ‘Women’s World’s Ameature Boxing Championship’. But again made her comeback with huge success. Priyanka Chopra played her character in the film.
10) Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (2013)
Bhaag Milkha Bhaag movie is based on the Indian Athlete, Milkha Singh. He was known as ‘Flying Sikh’. His role is played by Farhan Akhtar.
11) Paan Singh Tomar (2012)
This is the real life story of Paan Singh Tomar. He had to become a bandit, later joining the Indian Army. He won a Gold Medal in International Military Games. Irfan Khan (RIP) had played the character of Paan Singh Tomar.