Sporting Legends on Screen: Top 5 Biopics of Athletes

“Bhaag Milkha Bhaag” (2013): A biopic on the legendary Indian sprinter Milkha Singh, showcasing his struggles and triumphs.

“Dangal” (2016): Based on the life of wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat and his daughters Geeta and Babita, who became wrestling champions.

“MS Dhoni: The Untold Story” (2016): Depicts the life of Indian cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni, tracing his journey from a small-town boy to cricket captain.

“Chak De! India” (2007): Though not a biopic, it’s inspired by the life of hockey player Mir Ranjan Negi and follows a coach’s journey to redeem his reputation.

“Lagaan” (2001): Epic sports drama set against British colonialism with a cricket twist.