Era of biopics has just started in Bollywood:Here is list of upcoming biopics in Bollywood

list of upcoming biopics in Bollywood. Credits – Livesmartly



We, Indians have undoubtedly given our heart to Bollywood. From cliché love stories to inspiring stories, we try to watch maximum. But, nowadays instead of watching fiction, people started loving the real-life stories. Real life stories have that thing as we know, it happened. So, it’s kind of interesting to know about something on a screen. And, biopics are in trend these days. It’s like 6/10 movies are biopics. People do love watching these.


An era of biopics has just started in Bollywood


Biopics have been in trends since the past 3-4 years. And, Bollywood has given us a bunch of biopics. If we look at the history of Bollywood, we get to know that Bollywood has been giving blockbuster biopics to date. And, coming years are all about biopics which are going to be super fun. Bollywood is surely in love with biopics and so are we.


Don’t you think? Bollywood is giving us a lot of biopics. Well, yes because audiences have different emotions for them. They have made a strong connection with the audience. Biopics make the audience feels alive, people can better relate to them, feel inspired and feel an emotional attachment to the character. And, why not, the audience wants to connect with their icons, want to know about their journey, challenges, ups, and downs. It gives a better insight into the struggles faced by their icons and gives a more realistic feel of struggle. Because, in fictional stories, everything is perfect and larger than life, which is generally not possible in real life. People do not feel a connection with such stories. However, in biopics, there are facts, events which happened and which we might already know. Biopics have become a thing from 2013.

list of upcoming biopics in Bollywood. Image Credits – Daily Hunt


Some famous biopics of Bollywood are as follows –

Sardar (1993), Bandit Queen (1994), The Legend of Bhagat Singh (2002), The Rising: Ballad of Mangal Pandey (2005),Guru (2007), Jodha Akbar (2008), Rang Rasia (2008), The Dirty Picture (2011), Pan Singh Tomar (2013), Shahid (2013), Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (2013), Mary Kom (2014), M.S Dhoni – the untold story (2016), Neerja (2016), Dangal (2016), Sarabjit (2016), Haseena Parkar (2017), Padmaavat (2018) , Gold (2018), Sanju (2018)

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These biopics were a total hit. And we are hoping for more in the future because Bollywood has got the idea what their audience wants, they started their 2019 was an adaptation of a real incident. This movie was super duper hit, Uri: The surgical strike ( a movie based on the real incident).



UriAttack. list of upcoming biopics in Bollywood. Image Credits: Times of India



Biopics which have already released and are going to be in 2019-20 are –


1.The accidental prime minister

biopics in Bollywood: The accidental prime minister poster. Image Credits:
biopics in Bollywood: The accidental prime minister poster. Image Credits: DNA India

Release Date – 11 January 2019

Cast – Anupam Kher, Akshaye Khanna, Suzanne Bernert

This movie is about our former Prime Minister {Dr. Manmohan Singh}. What he did during his tenure, his achievements and journey as two times P.M has been shown in the movie

  1. Thackeray

biopics in Bollywood:Thackeray.
biopics in Bollywood: Thackeray. Image Credits:IMDb

Release Date – 25 January 2019

Cast – Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Amrita Rao

This movie created quite a few ripples. There were many who waited for this movie. This movie is about leader late Balasaheb Thackeray, who founded the Shivsena. All the events of his life have been shown in this movie.


  1. Manikarnika: the queen of Jhansi

Manikarnika the queen of Jhansi poster
biopics in Bollywood: Manikarnika the queen of Jhansi. Image Credits: Pinterest

Release Date – 25 January 2019

Cast – Kangana Ranaut, Ankita Lokhande, Nihar Pandya

Totally understandable by the name of the movie. This movie revolves around the life of Manikarnika/ lakshami bai. Events which happened during the British rule, the contribution of Manikarnika for the independence of India. Everything was shown in the movie.

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  1. Super 30 

Super 30 trailer
biopics in Bollywood: Super 30. Image Credits: Deccan Chronicle

Release Date – 26 July 2019

Cast – Hrithik Roshan, Mrunal Thakur

This movie revolves around a mathematics genius, Arun Kumar who wanted to create the most genius minds of the World. He opened a coaching center named “Super 30” to help 30 IIT aspirants to crack the entrance exam.


  1. Mogul – The Gulshan Kumar Story

Mogul The Gulshan Kumar Story
upcoming biopics in Bollywood: Mogul The Gulshan Kumar Story poster. Image Credits: India Today

Release Date – 2019 (Tentative)

Cast – Aamir Khan, Mouni Roy

The story of this movie revolves around the life of the founder of T-Series, Gulshan Kumar. His struggles and achievements will be shown in this movie.


  1. Taanaji: The Unsung Warrior

Taanaji: The Unsung Warrior
upcoming biopics in Bollywood: Taanaji: The Unsung Warrior. Image Credits:

Release Date – 10 January 2020

Cast – Ajay Devgan, Kajol, Saif Ali Khan

This movie is based on the life of Tanaji Malusare, a 17th-century Maharashtrian Koli military leader in the Maratha Empire.

  1. Chhapaak

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upcoming biopics in Bollywood: Chhapaak poster. Image Credits: Times Now Hindi


Release Date – 10 January 2020

Cast – Deepika Padukone, Vikrant Massey

This movie is based on a girl who survived her acid attack, Laxmi Aggarwal.


  1. ’83

83 movie poster
upcoming biopics in Bollywood: 83 movie. Image Credits: MT Wiki

Release Date – 10 April 2020

Cast – Ranveer Singh, Hardy Sandhu, Pankaj Tripathi

This movie is based on Kapil Dev, a former cricketer.


Well, it’s a very short list of movies which is to be released in 2019-20. There are lots of biopics and great movies coming your way. So, tighten your seat belts and get ready to be a part of this era of biopics which is going to last long.



Gaurav Tomar

Gaurav is Senior Developer in an IT Firm. He has been into blogging for over 5 years and embarks his presence in Social and Political genre.

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