If you’re looking for a dose of realism through amusement, Bollywood has produced films based on true tales and occurrences. This trend has recently gained popularity and has done well with the general public. Movies are a powerful medium for raising awareness about historical events. Nothing hits the audience’s heartstrings as perfectly as actual incidents do. Some movies have a long-lasting impact and are celebrated through visual media. These films provide an insider’s perspective, making you feel as if you were present when these events occurred. Go ahead and pick one of the following onscreen depictions.
1. Samrath Prithviraj
Prithviraj is a historical, action, and drama filmbased on the life of legendary king Samrath Prithviraj his heroism against Muhammad of Ghor, andthe fighters of free India. The director of this movie is Chandraprakash Dwivedi, and the producer is Yash Raj Films. Multitalented actor Akshay Kumaras Samrath Prithviraj, and Miss World 2017 winner Manushi Chillar make her debut by playing the role of Sanyogita. It features other actors like
in supporting roles.
2. The Kashmir Files
This film portrays the grief, suffering, and struggle of Kashmiri Pandits during the 1990s, when they witnessed a large-scale genocide that left them in agony for generations. They became torn from their motherland. Keeping this incident away from the Indian media's attention The director of this film is
. It features Pallavi Joshi,
, Chinmay Mandelkar, Puneet Hissar, Atul Shrivastava,
, and the National Award winners,
and Mithoon Chakroborty.
3. Gangubai Kathiawadi
It is about how a young girl from Gujrat survives in Mumbai when her husband sells her to a brothel in Kamathimpura for Rs. 1,000. She ran away with him when she was16, but he deceived her for money. This story is inspired by Hussain Zaidi’s book Mafia Queen of Mumbai, where he describes the life and doings of Gangubai. This movie is directed by Sanja Leela Bhansali and stars
as the lead actress,
, Seema Pahwa,Varun Kapoor, and
4. Runway 34
Runway 34 is about the difficult situation faced by the pilot during flying from Doha to Kochi on August 18, 2015.The plane crash-landed due to the low visibility and unstable sky, killing some of the passengers on board. It is the accurate account of Manoj Kumar Rama Warrier, flying on jet airways when the tragedy occurred. Ajay Devgun directed and produced this film, which stars Ajay Devgun, Ajay Nagar, Rakul Preet Kaur, Amitabh Bacchan, and Akanksha Singh.
A jhund is a group of people. This movie is about the children and teenagers of a slum area of Nagpur who undergo drastic positive change, from alcohol or drug addictionto becoming football players who later represent the country at an international level in the World Cup. The credit goes to the soon-to-be-retired coach, Vijay Barse, who founded NGO;Slum Soccer and motivated them to live a better life rather than indulging in crime, drugs, etc. This inspiring masterpiece is directed by
, and produced by
, Sandip Kumar, and and stars Amitabh Bacchan,
, Ankush Gaedam and,
Abhinay Raj Singh
Dasvi is inspired by the real life of an 8th-grade dropout and former state minister of Haryana,
Om Prakash Chautala
, who learned the value of education while serving time in jail for a teacher recruitment scam. He took his tenth class examination during that time. In his absence, he appoints his wife, Bimla Devi, as the chief minister of Harit Pradesh (in the movie). This movie’s director is
, and is co-produced by
. It features Abhishek Bacchan,
, Arun Kushwah, and
It is about the Indian Cricket Team, which won the World Cup in 1983 against the West Indies, whose captain was
. What actually happened and how much they worked hard for the cup are portrayed in the film. Directed by
, Sajid Nadiad Wala, and Kabir Khan Films, which stars
, Deepika Padukone, Jiiva,
Tahir Raj Bhasin
, Saqib Sleem,
It is a valid account of Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan, who got killed in the infamous 26/11/2008 terrorist attack on the Taj Hotel. They demonstrated how a soldier saved the lives of many hostages in a difficult situation by using his spirit to save the precious lives of the people. He was also honored with the Ashok Chakra for his bravery and supreme sacrifice.The director of this movie is Sashi Karan Tikka and co-produced by
. It features
, Shobhita Dhaulipala, and
9. Sardar Udham
It is the story of Sardar Udham Singh, a freedom fighter seeking revenge on Michael O’Dawyer, the man responsible for the historic Jallianwala Bagh event. He arrived inLondon in1933-34 after fleeing through the mountains of Afghanistan. He had put in a lot of effort to make his plan run well.
directed this film, which was co-produced by
and Sheel Kumar.Vicky Kaushal,
, Anmol Prashar, Shaun Scott,and Stephen Hogan star in it.
It is the narrative of J. Jayalalitha, an actress who eventually became a politician. From 1965 through 1980, she was a brilliant and well-paid actress. She entered politics with the support of M.G.R. and became Tamil Nadu's first female chief minister. She is well-known for organizing many projects for the well-being of people at a low cost. A.L. Vijay directed this film, which was co-produced by Shailesh R. Singh,
, and Vishnu Vardhan Induri. Kangna Ranaut, Arvind Swami, Bhagya Shree, Madhoo,
, and Raj Arun star.