2016 Was The Year Of Bollywood Biopics


From the romantic ones, now Bollywood is shifting to biopics. People are interested in reality, they now compare and learn from a lively biopic. The attitude of the youth has changed and so the face of Bollywood has also changed to encompass the new need of the modern generation. Now biopics are enjoyed and have proved to be one of the greatest blockbusters in the history of Indian cinema. 2016 was indeed a proof of the biopic race of Bollywood, give a look to the modern biopics of 2016

1. Neerja

Neerja was based on the life of the flight attendant NeerjaBhanot who saved the passengers when her flight was hijacked in Karachi. The flight was scheduled from Mumbai to New York but the terrorists took it to Karachi. Sonam Kapoor played the role of Neerja in this movie and has won over many hearts with her powerful acting! The movie was critically appreciated!!

2. Sarbjit

Sarbjit Singh who by mistakenly crossed the Indian border was convicted by the Pakistan Government declaring him as a terrorist. This movie had RandeepHooda as Sarbjit and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan as his sister. The movie was full of eloquent dialogues and highlighted the public uproar when the case was raised. The movie was powerful and received a good response in the box office.

3. Azhar

The movie was based on the life of former Indian captain, Azharrudin who was banned from cricket as he was suspected to be involved in match-fixing. The direct to click dialogues delivered in this movie by Emran Hashmi who was seen in the role of Azharrudin was appreciated. The movie earned a grossful too!!

4. M S Dhoni: The Untold Story

Sushant Singh Rajput in the role of MS Dhoni in this movie was a real record breaking biopic. The now Indian captain M s Dhoni who led India in twenty twenty world cup bringing us victory was seen as a decisive captain and an able householder. The movie was a blockbuster!!


The movie was based on the story of wrester Mahavir Singh Phogatwho broke the norm of boys wrestling. He trained his daughters who won several gold medals in Olympics. The role of Mahavir Singh was placed by Aamir Khan and the movie proved to be a record breaker for 2016 with huge box office collection!!