Biopics are a hot topic in Bollywood. Projecting the real-life stories of eminent personalities have the potential to impact and engulf vast audiences. Bollywood has witnessed a tremendous amount of biopics over the last few years.
From Sanju, Neerja, Dagal, Mary Kom, and MS Dhoni. The very reason filmmakers are tilting more towards making biopics are probably the immense success these movies enjoy.
Another reason why they are so well received by everyone is that they provide a middle ground between fiction and non-fiction. The best of both worlds? Who wouldn’t want that?
Moreover, they have not limited themselves to just one genre. In fact, the biopics range from armies to sports to entertainment, in order to cater to the wishes of everyone and also keeping in mind the popularity of the person or the topic in question.
Whenever anything remarkable happens in the country or whenever someone achieves anything extra-ordinarily astonishing, the scripts, to turn it into a biopic enfolds. It would not be far from the truth to say that, these biopics help reach a particular personality to all sections of the society. Even people who might not be well aware of them or the event get to all about it.
This also throws light on the question of whether Bollywood is running out of original scripts by hiding under the facade of trending topics.
Whatever be the case, we at The Kachcha Chittha have gathered a list of upcoming biopics in the year 2020. These are indeed to be worth waiting for. If you are as eager as us, then keep reading so as to not miss a single one of them.
Based on the life and traumatic experiences of an acid attack survivor Lakshmi. The protagonist Deepika Padukone could be seen playing the role of Malti, A free-spirited girl. The story is bound to make anyone’s heart extremely heavy and bring tears to their eyes.
How a young girl traveled from horrid acid attack to court proceedings to medical treatments, is something that nobody would want to miss. The trails and tribulations of someone who have gone through much emotional, physical and mental trauma are definitely going to inspire and motivate people.
The poster of this upcoming Biopic had created much of a stir amongst everyone. People were left awe-struck and started flooding the internet with their excitement filled posts. The movie ’83 is based on the historical match of the astonishing cricket world cup win of 1983.
The movie which stars the superstar Ranveer Singh in the role of Kapil Dev is eagerly waited by not just his fans but quite literally by everyone. What’s even more interesting is that Deepika Padukone, the actor’s real-life wife will play his on-screen wife as well. The movie is all set to hit the theatres on 10th April 2020.
The name itself is enough to ignite excitement in everyone. After the Balakot attack, filmmakers were rushing in to register the names for their movies. However, this one has definitely taken the spot for the best title. The movie is going to be produced by the actor Vivek Oberio.
It is going to be based on the airstrikes as well as the subsequent capture and release of IAF wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman. The attack on the Balakot was the aftermath of the terror attack in Pulwama district of Kashmir on Feburary 14.
“As a proud Indian, a patriot, and a member of the film fraternity, it’s my duty to highlight what our Armed Forces are truly capable of. In the form of a trilingual, this film is a powerful tool to underline the achievements of brave officers like Wing Commander Abhinandan, who went behind the enemy lines and did what makes every Indian proud of them,” said Vivek.
Janhvi Kapoor starrer kargil girl has already created much hype when its first preview poster was released. Janhvi Kapoor is playing the role of Gunjan Saxena the Kargil Girl, she is joined by her sister Shanaya Kapoor, who is the assistant director of the film. The movie is going to be based on Gunjan’s life and her contribution to the 1999 Kargil war.
Janhvi in the movie will be playing the adult version of Gunjan, while the younger version of gunjan will be protryaed by Riva Arora. The movie is all set to release on 19th March 2020.
Biopic of Field Marshal
The country’s best-known soldier and 1971 war hero Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw has recently celebrated his 11th death anniversary. He was the chief of the Indian army when India fought the Bngladesh Liberation War against Pakistan.
With Vicky kaushal as the lead protagonist, the movie seems like a promising one. After having established himself as a versatile actor with his previous movies, he has certainly made a mark for himself in the industry.
Sam Manekshaw was the first Indian Army officer to be promoted to the rank of Field Marshal. The shooting of the movie will reportedly begin in 2021. The movie will capture all aspects of the legend’s life. From his contribution, struggles, to the sacrifices he had made over the course of his life. The movie will be directed by Meghna Gulzar.
On the occasion of the legend’s death anniversary, the director made an official announcement that the movie which “had been brewing RSVP (Ronnie Screwvala’s outfit) and me for some time now has finally begun to simmer.”
Biopic On Ma Anand Sheela
Priyanka Chopra is yet again gearing up to take the film industry with a storm with the biopic of the former right-hand to godman Osho, Ma Anand Sheela. Her popularity grew after Netflix’s documentary series called ‘Wild Wild Country’ had released.
Well known American Director Barry Levinson will lead the project. The movie is still reported to be in its pre-production stage.
The actress herself revealed the news about the movie during her Ellen Degeneres show appearance. She said, “We’re developing it as the character of Sheela, who was this guru who originated from India, his right-hand woman. And she was just devious and created a whole cult in America, brought people here,”. The internet got frantic ever since she made the announcement on the show.
The Satnam Singh Bhamara biopic
Last month Zee5 had announced a biopic to be made on the the life and accomplishments of the extremely talented basketball player Satnam Singh Bhamara. He was the first Indian player to be drafted into the National Basketball Association.
The biopic which will be produced by Zee Studios promises to offer great entertainment and motivation to the audiences. After the reception the biopic of Mary Kom had got, one thing is clearly evident. People tend to hold high expectation from the biopics especially from that of sportspersons.
Saina Nehwal’s biopic
In another sportperson biopic, Parineeti Chopra is all set to ace the role of the Badminton player Saina Nehwal. This movie which is still under process has dealt with a lot of controversies.
Earlier Shraddha Kapoor was casted for the role of the prominent badminton player but later she got replaced by Parineeti Chopra. The exact reason for the replacement has not been stated by anyone yet.
According, to a news report, Shraddha Kapoor kept pushing the dates further after having finished filming some parts of the movie. The director of the movie kept waiting for her to lossen up her schedule for a very long time. However, she kept giving priority to other movies. This apparently forced the director to take in Parineeti for her role.
All in all, the upcoming year promises the audience with loads of entertainment with these biopics. The increasing number of these biopics along with how leading actors and actresses are competing to grab a spot in it just goes on to show how well these are going with the masses.