Bollywood is a trend setting industry and as per latest updates Bollywood super hero’s fell in love doing sports based movies. In recent time Mary Kom, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag are few super hit sport biopic movies. Now, let’s have a look at few Sports based Bollywood films which are set to release in 2016.
It is an upcoming sports drama film which stars R. Madhavan as a boxing coach and Ritika Singh plays the role of an aspiring boxer. The story is about the boxer who dreams to win the boxing gold for India was cheated by his own coach. The shattered boxer with the help of his friend turned as a coach for the low-rated Indian women's boxing team. He meets a fiery young woman and dreams to make her a sports champion and the journey towards an impossible dream starts. The film is directed by Sudha Kongara and is set to hit theatres on 29th January 2016.
Salman Khan's upcoming sports drama film 'Sultan' is all set for the third shooting schedule. In this movie Salman will be seen playing the role of a wrestler from Haryana, Kesari Sultan. For the film actor has already begun training doing a lot of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA). Anushka Sharma will be playing the female lead role and the movie is set to release during Eid 2016. It is been directed by Ali Abbas Zafar and also stars Randeep Hooda and Amit Sadh in pivotal roles.
Aamir Khan's forthcoming film Dangal is a biopic movie which is based on the life Mahavir Phogat. Aamir will play the role of Mahavir who is a wrestler and who taught wrestling to his two daughters, Indian women wrestlers Geeta and Babita Kumari Phogat. The actor has worked very hard to get drastic makeover to look perfect for the role. The film is directed by Nitesh Tiwari and set to release on 23 December 2016.
Dhoni: The Untold Story
It is the most awaited biopic film of an Indian cricket captain MS Dhoni, is directed by Neeraj Pandey and the story is based on the life and struggles of Dhoni.. Sushant Singh Rajput (MS Dhoni) will play the lead role and Kiara Advani as dhoni wife Sakshi Singh. It is also features other stars, Ram Charan (Suresh Raina), John Abraham (Yuvraj Singh), Fawad Khan (Virat Kohli) and so on. The film is scheduled to hit theatres on 2nd September 2016.
It is another sports biopic movie which is based on the life of former Indian cricketer Mohammed Azharuddin. His life deals with many personal and professional controversies. Bollywood serail kisser Emraan Hashmi will play the role of cricketer and also stars Prachi Desai, Nargis Fakhri and Huma Qureshi in key roles. The movie is directed by Tony D'Souza and is set to release on 13th May 2016.