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The Buzz Of Biopics: Another one on Tennis star Vijay Amritraj
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Cinestaan Film Company (CFC) has acquired the rights to the film.

Are you fond of watching biopics? Are you a tennis fan? Then, there’s a good news out there. Soon, there will be a biopic on the former tennis legend, Vijay Amritraj. The movie will focus on Amritraj’s career, achievements, personal life and philanthropic activities.

The film will be co-produced by Vijay’s son, Prakash who shared, “I’ve always felt beyond blessed to have my greatest hero and my father in the same person. I am really excited to bring the story to the big screen.”

The celebrated sportsperson has acted in two Hollywood movies, Star Trek and Octopussy- both global hits.

With such movies coming, Bollywood already has given us a spate of biopics and is keen to give more. Here is a long list:

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Mangal Pandey– The movie shows how an Indian sepoy fights against the British rule, calling it a war of Independence and yet saves the life his British commanding officer.

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Paan Singh Tomar- The story of the film was based on the story of an athlete of the same name who won a gold medal at the Indian National Games, but was forced to become a bandit.

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The Dirty Picture– The movie talks about the South Indian actress, Silk Smitha, who was known for her erotic roles.

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Azhar– The movie is inspired from the life of former Indian cricketer Mohammad Azharuddin.

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Sarbjit– In the movie, a woman fights for 23 years to clear her brother’s name after he is accused of terrorism, posthumously.

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M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story– The movie explains how the cricket star aspires to play for country and become big.

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Dangal– An inspiring movie that shows how a former wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat trains his young daughters to follow his passion and become world-class wrestlers.

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Bhaag Milkha Bhaag– The plot of the movie revolves around the life of Indian athlete, Milkha Singh who was a national champion runner and an Olympian.

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Mary Kom– The movie shows Mary’s journey of becoming a boxer to her victory at the 2008 World Boxing Championship in Ningbo.

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Neerja– A biographical thriller on flight attendant Neerja Bhanot who died young in saving the passengers on the plane hijacked by a terrorist group.

Also, gear up for the next biopic in December.

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Padmavati–  To be released on December 1, this year, it is a biopic on Rani Padmini, a legendary queen mentioned in Padmavat and wife of Rana Rawal Ratan Singh, ruler of Mewar.

 

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