A great number of people lived an interesting life, contributing greatly to various fields. Although we read about them in our school books, celebrate special days and try to keep them in memory. Therefore a great way to keep their work ongoing and to remind us of their contribution. Here are 6 biopic you must watch online.
1. GANDHI (1982)
Gandhi is a 1982 period biopic based on the life of Mahatma Gandhi. He was an Indian freedom fighter and also the of a non-violent, non-cooperative independence movement against the British government. A co-production between India and the United Kingdom, it is directed and produced by Richard Attenborough.
The film received much praise from the audience. Moreover the movie very beautifully shows the struggle for independence and the steps taken for it. It is quite true that people adored and respected Gandhi and the movie shows that quite perfectly. The movie stars Ben Kingsley as Mahatma Gandhi and Rohini Hattangadi as Kasturba Gandhi. IMDB Rating: 8.1/10
2. IMITATION GAME
Imitation Game is an American historical drama based on the 1983 biopic Alan Turing: The Enigma. The movie is about a highly genius young boy who was bullied in school but he was determined to succeed. Alan turning was a cryptanalyst who was hired by the British government when the nation declared war against Germany.
The movie very beautifully depicts the lengths to which Alan went to prove his intelligence. Benedict Cumberbatch who plays Alan turning has done justice to the character. alongside Kiera Knightley who plays Alan’s love interest for a short amount of time. moreover, the movie also talks about the period when homosexual activities were illegal. IMDB Rating: 8/10
3. M.S. DHONI: THE UNTOLD STORY
The movie is about an Indian cricketer, who was also the captain of the Indian cricket team- Mahendra Singh Dhoni. The film is written and directed by Neeraj Pandey. Starring late actor Sushant Singh Rajput as Dhoni, the movie received a lot of praise. IMDB Rating: 7.9/10
4. THE SOCIAL NETWORK
The Social Network is a 2010 American biopic. The film is directed by David Fincher and written by Aaron Sorkin. The movie is actually based on the book ‘The Accidental Billionaires’. It stars Jesse Eisenberg as founder Mark Zuckerberg, along with Andrew Garfield as Eduardo Saverin and also singer Justin Timberlake as Sean Parker.
The movie is about Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and how his life followed onto this path at a young age. IMDB Rating: 7.8/10
The movie Chaplin is about the famous British comedian Charlie Chaplin and his various struggles in life. Secondly it is about his constant run-ins with the FBI. Directed by Richard Attenborough. Starring Robert Downey Jr. as Chaplin, he has done justice to the role.
Robert Downey won the leading actor award for the said movie. IMDB Rating: 7.5/10
6. BHAAG MILKHA BHAAG
This movie is about Indian Olympic runner Milkha Singh. Directed by Rakesh Mehra, the movie was a total hit. It follows the life of Milkha Singh and how he overcame his poverty. Moreover, with his dedication he won the run of life. Starring Farhan Akhtar as Milkha Singh, he also took extra efforts for the training of an Olympic runner. IMDB Ratung: 8.2/10