Biopics That Were Not 100% True

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Super 30 (2019)

Super 30 was based on Anand Kumar, a mathematician from Patna who works his way through challenges towards success before running the Super 30 programme for IIT aspirants in Patna.

Dangal (2016)

Dangal unfolds as a coming of an age story of the two daughters of Mahavir Singh Phogat : a former wrestler who decides to fulfil his dream of winning a gold medal. Dangal at various points choses the dramatic flair instead of factual reality, as a narrative decision.

Marie Antoinette (2006)

Sofia Coppola's controversial 2006 film Marie Antoinette was inspired by the more controversial princess of Versailles, Marie Antoinette. In the magazine L'Internaute, Évelyne Lever, a historian and authority on Marie Antoinette, described the film as "far from historical reality".

A Beautiful Mind (2001)

A Beautiful Mind is a 2001 American biographical film about the mathematician John Nash, a Nobel Laureate in Economics, played by Russell Crowe. 

The Social Network (2010)

While the film portrays the founding of Facebook and the legal battles that followed, Mark Zuckerberg and others involved in the creation of Facebook criticized its accuracy, claiming it exaggerated events and misrepresented characters.

The Imitation Game (2014)

This biopic about Alan Turing, the British mathematician who decrypted Nazi codes during World War II, was praised for its performances but faced criticism for historical inaccuracies and simplifications of Turing's life and work.

Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)

The film about the legendary rock band Queen and its lead singer Freddie Mercury received mixed reviews from critics. While it captured the spirit of Queen's music and performances, it was criticized for altering timelines and events to fit into a more dramatic narrative.

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