We present you a list of Top 10 Bollywood Movies based on True Stories. Now, movies are not just a way of timepass or entertainment, it becomes a way to express and show the truth. Bollywood is also accepting the fact that people are taking interest in serious matters too. So, it is also making movies or short films on such real life incidents. So let the countdown begins:
Rustom, a naval officer, shares a happy relationship with his wife Cynthia. Soon, he discovers her affair with Vikram, a close friend, and is accused of murdering him. You can watch it here!
Release date: 12 August 2016
Written by: Vipul K Rawal
Starring: Akshay Kumar, Ileana D’Cruz, Esha Gupta, Arjan Bajwa, Pavan Malhotra, Kumud Mishra and Usha Nadkarni
Havildar Ishar Singh, a soldier in the British Indian Army, leads 21 Sikh soldiers in a fight against 10,000 Pashtun invaders. However, what unfolds is the greatest last stand wars of all time.
Release date: 21 March 2019
Written by: Anurag Singh and Girish Kohli
Starring: Akshay Kumar and Parineeti Chopra
Neerja, a flight attendant, boards Pan Am flight 73 in 1986. When the flight is hijacked by terrorists, Neerja risks her life to stall the terrorists from attacking the passengers on board. Watch here!
Release date: 19 February 2016
Written by: Saiwyn Quadras
Starring: Sonam Kapoor, Shabana Azmi, Yogendra Tiku, Shekhar Ravjiani, Kavi Shastri and Sadh Orhan
Sanjay Dutt, an actor from the Bollywood film industry, struggles with the legacy that is handed down to him by his parents, along with his personal dilemmas and vices.
Release date: 29 June 2018
Written by: Rajkumar Hirani and Abhijat Joshi
Starring: Ranbir Kapoor, Vicky Kaushal, Anushka Sharma, Manisha Koirala, Dia Mirza, Sonam Kapoor, Paresh Rawal, and Jim Sarbh
Sehmat Khan, an undercover RAW agent, is married into a Pakistani family by her father so that she can get some valuable piece of information about the enemy.
Release date: 11 May 2018
Written by: Bhavani Iyer and Meghna Gulzar
Starring: Alia Bhatt and Vicky Kaushal
5. The Tashkent Files
The mysterious death of India’s second prime minister, Lal Bahadur Shastri, launches a probe into the conspiracy of it being an assassination.
Release date: 12 April 2019
Written by: Vivek Agnihotri
Starring: Mithun Chakraborty, Naseeruddin Shah, Shweta Basu Prasad, Pankaj Tripathi, Mandira Bedi, Pallavi Joshi, and Rajesh Sharma
Laxmikant is upset when he sees Gayatri, his wife, using an unhygienic cloth during her menstrual cycle. Thereafter, he creates a machine that can make affordable sanitary pads and raises awareness.
3. Gully Boy
Murad, an underdog, struggles to convey his views on social issues and life in Dharavi through rapping. His life changes drastically when he meets a local rapper, Shrikant alias MC Sher.
Release date: 14 February 2019
Written by: Reema Kagti and Zoya Akhtar
Starring: Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt and Siddhant Chaturvedi
Ranjit Katiyal, an Indian businessman, leads a happy and successful life in Kuwait with his family. However, when Iraq invades Kuwait, he decides to risk his life to save his stranded countrymen.
Release date: 22 January 2016
Written by: Raja Krishna Menon, Suresh Nair, Rahul Nangia, and Ritesh Shah
Starring: Akshay Kumar and Nimrat Kaur
1. Uri: The Surgical Strike
Major Vihaan Singh Shergill of the Indian Army leads a covert operation against a group of militants who attacked a base in Uri, Kashmir, in 2016 and killed many soldiers.
Release date: 11 January 2019
Directed by: Aditya Dhar
Starring: Vicky Kaushal, Paresh Rawal, Yami Gautam, Mohit Raina and Kirti Kulhari
I hope you like these movies that are completely based on true events. If you have any suggestions then please comment below!