There is no denying the fact that movies are the best way to bring forth an important story. Over the years, Bollywood movies have been a medium to bring forward stories from the past, through period dramas etc. There are many Bollywood movies that are also based on real-life events. These Bollywood movies bring forward unique stories before the audience and make a powerful impact too.
From Kesari, Talvar to Neerja starring Sonam Kapoor; here are some Bollywood movies based on real-life events that you were not aware of.
7 Bollywood movies that are based on real-life events!
No One Killed Jessica
Based on the real-life story of Jessica Lal, a model and bartender working at a Delhi restaurant, who was shot in 1999. No One Killed Jessica featured Rani Mukerji, Vidya Balan in key roles. The movie was directed by Raj Kumar Gupta.
The movie was directed by Meghna Gulzar and revolved around the 2008 Noida double murder case. Talvar starred Irrfan Khan, Konkona Sen Sharma, and Neeraj Kabi.
The movie featured Sonam Kapoor in a key role. The film was directed by Ram Madhvani and was based on the real-life incident from 1986 when terrorists from Abu Nidal Organization hijacked Pan Am Flight 73 in Karachi.
The John Abraham starrer was directed by filmmaker Nikkhil Advani. It was based on Operation Batla House that took place on September 19, 2008. The movie plot revolves around the police officer, who played a key role in the encounter, struggles with nationwide hatred.
Uri: The Surgical Strike
The movie featured Vicky Kaushal, Paresh Rawal, Yami Gautam, Mohit Raina, and Kirti Kulhari. Uri: The Surgical Strike was directed by Aditya Dhar. Uri: The Surgical Strike was based around the real events that took place during the 2016 Uri attack. The war drama is divided into five chapters.
The movie was based on the true events of the Battle of Saragarhi. The war took place between 21 soldiers of the 36th Sikh regiment of the British Indian Army and 10 thousand Afridi and Pashtun tribesmen. The movie was directed by Anurag Singh and featured Akshay Kumar and Parineeti Chopra.
The movie directed by Neeraj Pandey revolved around the Opera House Heist from 1987. The movie starred Akshay Kumar, Manoj Bajpayee, Jimmy Sheirgill and Anupam Kher, playing the roles of CBI officers who executed a fake income tax raid at a jewellers in Mumbai.