Biopics are interestingly becoming a hot trend in Bollywood. If you take a quick look at the past few years, the Hindi film industry has entertained us with an avalanche of biographical films. From Bhaag Milkha Bhaag to Mary Kom, the filmmakers have beautifully immortalized these stories on screen. Recently, Sonam Kapoor too spoke about her next film on Twitter. The pretty actress is all set to play the role of the slain air hostess Neerja Bhanot on screen. We truly hope it turns out to be her career changing role. Until then, here’s a look at 5 highly-awaited biopics that Bollywood promises to entertain us with:
Sushant Singh Rajput – Mahendra Singh Dhoni
From playing a famous detective to playing a world-class cricketer, Sushant Singh Rajput is definitely taking up challenging roles. With M. S. Dhoni: The Untold Story all set to hit theatres this year; we are definitely excited to watch Sushant as Dhoni. Are you?
Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone – Bajirao Mastani
Twelve years! That’s how long it took director Sanjay Leela Bhansali to find the perfect pair for this period romantic drama. But, the wait was definitely worth it, don’t you think?
Emraan Hashmi – Mohammed Azharuddin
Emraan is known for his effortless acting. Moreover, he is not new to playing real life-based characters. Remember his role in Once Upon A Time? It’s no surprise Ekta Kapoor decided to cast him again for a non-fiction role.
Paresh Rawal – Narendra Modi
A film based on the life of Prime Minister, Narendra Modi is definitely a sensitive topic to deal with. With veteran actor, Paresh Rawal cast to play the role, all we can say is – Acchi film aane wali hai!
Ranbir Kapoor – Kishore Kumar
An eminent figure in the history of Indian cinema, Kishore Kumar is indeed a legend. And what makes this biopic all the more anticipating? Of course, Ranbir Kapoor!
To immortalize a character on screen is undoubtedly a difficult task. And whether these actors would be able to justify their roles or not, only time will tell.