In the era of Biopics in Hindi cinema, 2020 will be one of the most awaited years, as we will have around 10-12 biopics coming our way in the same year. The Biopics will be based on legends from Duffy fields such as sports, Army, Historical, Activist and Writer. 2020 will be a year where people will learn more about the history created by the country’s legends upon the release of these films.
From big stars like Aamir Khan, Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgan, Deepika Padukone, Vidya Balan, and Ranveer Singh to upcoming stars like Vicky Kaushal, Parineeti Chopra and Siddarth Malhotra will be part of these films. Legends behind the film have created history in the country now through the medium of films actors will create box office history.
Based on the biggest pride moment of India, the final of 1983 world cup at Lord’s England, where India defeated the two-times world champion West Indies. It was speculated that India would be out in the league stage.
But it was the confidence of one man the 23-year-old Indian Captain Kapil Dev who believed in his team. Ranveer Singh is essaying the role of the Kapil dev and Deepika Padukone as his wife Romi Dev with many known actors playing cricketers from the winning team.
Lal Singh Chaddha
Not exactly a biopic on an individual person, but on progress and controversial issues of India over the years. It will cover the demolition of Babri Masjid, the formation of the Modi Government and the rise in the Indian economy. Aamir Khan will play the lead in discussing the new India.
Biopic of music mastero Gulshan Kumar. The film will cover his journey from a fruit juice seller in Delhi to one of the biggest music barons in India with T series also known as Super Cassettes. Where his journey was cut short after he was assassinated by the underworld in 1997 at the age of 41.
Akshay Kumar was the original choice for the lead who opted out for unknown reasons. Aamir Khan was then roped in who too opted after director Subash Kapoor was alleged in Me too charges. But he is back on the project.
Saare Jahan Se Accha
Rakesh Sharma, the first and only Indian Air Force pilot from the country to reach the space. He flew aboard Soyuz T-11, launched on 2 April 1984, as part of the Interkosmos programme. At the conference, Prime Minister Indira Gandhi asked him how does India look from outer space and he said Saare Jahan Se Accha Hindustan Hamra which will be the title of his biopic.
Aamir Khan was the first choice but after he opted Shahrukh Khan was roped in who left the film after Zero’s failure which was also based in space. There are speculations that Shushant Singh Rajput or Vicky Kaushal might play the lead role.
Late Shakuntala Devi who was a well-known writer and Mathematician. She was known as a human calculator, who entered in 1982 Guinness Book Record. She travelled to Europe and the US demonstrating her Arithmetic talents.
She wrote the book The World of Homosexuals which is considered as the first homosexuality book in India. Vidya Balan will play the lead in her biopic, which will be her second biopic after much-acclaimed The Dirty Picture 2011 where she played Silk Smitha.
Deepika Padukone turns producer with this film where she is playing acid attack victim Laxmi Agarwal. Her character is called Malti while Vikrant Massey will play Amol character inspired by her partner Alok Dixit who is also a social activist. This will be Meghna Gulzar’s first film after much acclaimed Raazi 2018.
Gunjan Saxena which was earlier titled as Kargil girl which will also be the first biopic of Jhanvi Kapoor. Gunjan Saxena was the first female air force pilot of India. She played an important role during the 1999 Kargil war.
Tanaji: The Unsung Warrior
Ajay Devgan will again don the producer’s hat along with the film and again will be paired opposite wife Kajol. The film also unites Ajay Devgan and Saif Ali Khan after 13 years since Omkara.
The film will depict the life of Maratha warrior Tanaji who was part of many battles with Shivaji Maharaj. He is best known to capture the Kondhana fort from the Mughals for which he had put the wedding of his son Rayaba on hold.
Announced on 52nd birthday of Akshay Kumar. The film revolves around the first Battle of Tarain led by Chauhan. Which will also show caste discrimination during that era and how the states were divided.
The filmmakers plan to shoot the film in Mumbai and Rajasthan and avoid shoot during rainy season as the sets would be very large. Sanjay Dutt might play the negative character of Mohamamd Ghouri which is not yet confirmed.
Biopic announced in 2017 on badminton champion Saina Nehwal. Shraddha Kapoor was signed for the role and prepared hard for it. She also shot for some portions. But kept on delaying the film in favour of her other projects.
The film got delayed for almost a year and finally, Bushan Kumar decided to replace her with Parineeti Chopra. The film was originally scheduled to release in 2018.
Film at one point was titled Yeh Dil Maange More which was the message of Kargil War Vikram Batra, On whom the biopic is made. Siddarth Malhotra will play the lead a military officer for the second time after Aiyaary 2018. This will also be his first double role as he will be playing the twin brother of Vikram Batra as Vishal Batra.
Sardar Udham Singh
Indian Revolutionary Udham Singh whose better known for the assassination of Michael O Dwyer in London. He was behind the Jallianwala Baug Massacre on April 13, 1919, on day of Baisakhi which killed around 400 people and injured around 1000. Vicky Kaushal will play the lead.
History will create history at the box office, we just have to wait until the new year 2020 to grab our combo at the nearest cinema hall. Do let us know which movie are you excited about.