Mad Race Biopics

Akshay Kumar Revolutionized Biopics By Exploring Socially Awakening Subjects – Part 5

With biopics minting money at box-office, filmmakers dared to explore new subjects that were inspirational, creating social awareness and really hat-ke.  Interestingly the actor who showed faith in such unique subjects was Akshay Kumar, who literally brought a revolution in biopics as his biopics told stories that were rousing and really heroic. Akshay Kumar started with Airlift (2016). The film…

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The ‘80s And ‘90s Witnessed A Windfall Of Biopics On Underworld Dons – Part 3

In the mid ’70s the tale of dacoits became stale and emerged the era of underworld dons. Writer Salim–Javed in their film Deewaar (1975) designed the character of Amitabh Bachchan based on the life of India’s most notorious Gold smuggler Haji Mastan, who made headlines with his surrender during the emergency. Later film director Milan Luthria made a brilliant full-scale…

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V. Shantaram’s’ Dr. Kotnis Ki Amar Kahani’ Was Bollywood’s First Biopic – Part 1

It’s raining Biopics in Bollywood from historical personalities like Kangana Ranaut‘s Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi (2019) to Braveheart Indian soldier Uri (2019) to Bollywood film stars like Sanju (2018) to unknown strugglers like Gully Boy ( 2019) to political leaders like the Anupam Kher‘s The Accidental Prime Minister (2019). In fact, the biopic on Prime Minister Narendra Modi called…

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Movies, POLITICS AND CINEMA GO HAND IN HAND

TV Stars Who Capitalized Their Popularity In Politics – PART 7

In the ’80s TV serials became a household craze in India and taking advantage of these TV serials the political parties started enticing Popular TV stars to contest elections! As expected once again popularity hit the bulls’ eye and even TV stars won Lok Sabha Election and turned Member of Parliaments. Interestingly TV actress Deepika Chikhalia who played Sita in…

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Movies, POLITICS AND CINEMA GO HAND IN HAND

South Indian Film Stars Who Excelled In Politics – Part 6

It is a known fact that down South, film stars are considered as Demi-God hence that is the reason after the huge success of Mega Superstars like MGR, NTR and Jayalalithaa gaining huge popularity in politics many more film stars attempted politics and did emerge successful. Telugu film star Ambareesh is a prominent actor cum politician from Karnataka state. He…

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The 80’s Witnessed Windfall Of Films On Politics – Part 3

With Lok Sabha general election scheduled in 1984 hence, the mid-’80s witnessed a windfall of films on politics. The film industry tried to capture the election mood but some filmmakers used films as a platform to educate people about the power of Vote. The film that propagated the idea of the Power of Vote was Telugu film MLA Yedukondalu (1984).…

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