7 Biopics to Watch Before Chamkila

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Sam Bahadur (2023)

Meghna Gulzar directed Vicky Kaushal in the lead role of the biopic of Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw, MC.

Sardar Udham (2021)

Kaushal first played a historical figure in the Shoojit Sircar drama about the freedom fighter who avenged the Jallianwala Bagh massacre twenty-one years down the line.

Dangal (2016)

Nitesh Tiwari directed Aamir Khan, Sakshi Tanwar, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Sanya Malhotra, Zaira Wasim, and Suhani Bhatnagar in the story of the Phogat wrestling family from Haryana which broke with social norms to pursue excellence.

Neerja (2016)

Ram Madhvani cast Sonam Kapoor in this film about the heroic PanAm flight attendant Neerja Bhanot, AC (Posthumous), who saved the lives of hundreds of passengers during a hijack situation.

Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (2013)

Farhan Akhtar played the track-and-field champion Milkha Singh in this biopic directed by Rakyesh Omprakash Mehra.

Shahid (2012)

Hansal Mehta helmed this biopic of the lawyer Shahid Azmi, played by Rajkummar Rao.

Paan Singh Tomar (2012)

Irrfan won a National Award for his portrayal of the soldier-athlete-turned-dacoit Paan Singh Tomar in this film by Tigmanshu Dhulia.

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