7 Great Biopics Ever Made

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M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story (2016) - Disney+ Hotstar

Directed by Neeraj Pandey, this biopic portrays the life of Indian cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni. It delves into his journey from a small-town boy to becoming one of India's most successful cricket captains, highlighting his struggles, triumphs, and personal life.

Paan Singh Tomar (2012) - Netflix

Directed by Tigmanshu Dhulia, this film is based on the true story of Paan Singh Tomar, an Indian soldier who later became a notorious athlete and rebel. It sheds light on the complexities of his life and the circumstances that led to his criminal activities.

Close-Up (1990) - N/A

Directed by Abbas Kiarostami, this Iranian film is a docufiction that reconstructs the true story of a man who impersonated filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf and deceived a family into believing he would make a film about them.

Marie Antoinette (2006) - Prime Video

Directed by Sofia Coppola, this biographical drama depicts the life of Marie Antoinette, the Queen of France, from her marriage to Louis XVI to her eventual downfall during the French Revolution.

Raging Bull (1980) - Prime Video

Directed by Martin Scorsese, this biographical sports drama chronicles the life of boxer Jake LaMotta, portrayed by Robert De Niro. It delves into LaMotta's rise to fame, his turbulent personal life, and his self-destructive tendencies both inside and outside the boxing ring.

Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters (1985) - N/A

Directed by Paul Schrader, this biographical drama explores the life and work of Japanese author Yukio Mishima. It is divided into four chapters, each representing different aspects of Mishima's life, including his writing career, his nationalist beliefs, and his eventual ritual suicide.

Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (2013) - N/a

Directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, this Indian biographical sports drama follows the life of Indian athlete Milkha Singh, also known as the "Flying Sikh."

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