Top 7 Actors Who Portrayed Real People in Movies

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1. Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody

Rami Malek's portrayal of Queen's iconic frontman, Freddie Mercury, in Bohemian Rhapsody was nothing short of spectacular. Malek captured Mercury's flamboyance, powerful stage presence, and emotional depth, earning him critical acclaim.

2. Daniel Day-Lewis as Abraham Lincoln in Lincoln

Known for his incredible method acting, Daniel Day-Lewis transformed into the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln, in Steven Spielberg's Lincoln.

3. Irrfan Khan as Paan Singh Tomar in Paan Singh Tomar

Irrfan Khan's portrayal of real-life athlete-turned-bandit Paan Singh Tomar in the eponymous film was exceptional. His nuanced performance showcased Tomar's struggle, his journey, and his eventual transformation.

4. Ben Kingsley as Mahatma Gandhi in Gandhi

 Ben Kingsley's portrayal of Mahatma Gandhi in Richard Attenborough's epic biographical film is hailed as one of the greatest performances in cinematic history.

5. Rani Mukerji as Michelle McNally in Black

Rani Mukerji portrayed the inspiring story of Michelle McNally who was based on Hellen Keller, a deaf and blind girl who fought against all odds to pursue her dreams.

6. Priyanka Chopra as Mary Kom in Mary Kom

Priyanka Chopra's portrayal of the Indian boxing champion Mary Kom was hailed as one of her best performances. In Mary Kom Chopra showcased the determination, struggles, and triumphs of the real-life athlete, earning her rave reviews and numerous awards.

7. Eddie Redmayne as Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything

In The Theory of Everything, Eddie Redmayne portrayed the renowned physicist Stephen Hawking, capturing his physical decline due to motor neuron disease while maintaining the essence of his intelligence and wit.

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