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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