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10 Of The All Time Best Sports Based Movies Of Bollywood


Here are the list of top 10 Bollywood movies based on sports. The list is finalized according to their ratings on IMDb, box office collections, awards and critical responses.


10. Mary Kom


Directed by : Omung Kumar
Starring : Priyanka Chopra
Related to : Boxing
Released in : 2014

Mary Kom is a biographical sports drama film based on the life of Indian woman boxer MC Mary Kom. The film shows the journey and struggles of Kom to become the champion at 2008 World Boxing Championship.
      The film won number of awards including a National Film Award.The film received generally positive reviews from the critics. It was rated 6.8/10 by IMDb. The film was also a commercial hit with Rs.104crore worldwide collection.

9. Kai Po Che


Directed by : Abhishek Kapoor
Starring : Sushant Singh Rajput
                  Rajkumar Rao
                  Amit Sadh
Related to : Cricket
Released in : 2013

Kai Po Che is a buddy drama film based on Chetan Bhagat's novel "The 3 Mistakes Of My Life". The film story revolves around three friends, who wants to start their own sports shop and sports academy. The film is all about friendship,  dirty religious politics  and communal hatred.
       The film was critically acclaimed by the Indian critics. It was rated 7.7/10 by IMDb. The film was commercially hit with rs72crore worldwide collection at the box office.


8. M.S. Dhoni - The Untold Story


Directed by : Neeraj Pandey
Starring : Sushant Singh Rajput
                  Disha Patani
                  Kiara AdvanI
                  Anupam Kher
                  Bhumika Chawla


M.S. Dhoni : The Untold Story is a biographical sports film based on the life of former test , ODI and T20I captain of the Indian National Cricket Team, Mahendra Singh Dhoni. The film shows the life story and struggles of Dhoni from a young age trough a series of life events.
      The film received mostly positive reviews from critics and became a commercial hit too. The film scored 7.8/10 on IMDb. It was the fifth highest grossing bollywood movie of 2016 with Rs. 215.48 crore worldwide collection.


7. Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar


Directed by : Mansoor Khan
Starring : Amir Khan
                  Ayesha Jhulka
Related to : Cycling
Relesed in : 1992

The only 90's movie to be in this list. Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar is a sports drama film directed by Mansoor Khan.This movie came out in that time when Hindi cinemas were all about mushy over dramatic love stories. JJWS is all about actual youths and their issues, ambitions, maturity and it has a nice inspirational massage. And the most important point is that even today this film doesn't seem dated.
      The film won the Filmfare Award for the best movie in that year. It was rated 8.2/10 by IMDb. The box office collection of this movie was 7.21 crore in that time.

6. Paan Singh Tomar


Directed by : Timangshu Dhulia
Starring : Irrfan Khan
Related to : Running
Released in : 2012

Paan Singh Tomar is a biographical sports drama movie based on the life story of the athlete with the same name. He was a soldier in the Indian Army who won a gold medal in the Indian National Games. But later he was forced to become a bandit. The film is directed by Timangshu Dhulia.
    The film won a number of awards including two National Film Award. The film was critically acclaimed and emerged as a super hit at the box office with a domestic net of Rs. 38.4 crore. It was rated 8.3/10 by IMDb.

5. Iqbal


Directed by : Nagesh Kuknoor
Starring : Naseeruddin Shah
                   Shreyas Talpade
Related to : Cricket
Released in : 2005

Iqbal is a coming-of-age sports drama film directed by Nagesh Kuknoor. The story is about a cricket obsessed mute boy from a remote Indian village who has a dream of playing for the Indian cricket team. To fulfill his dream he overcomes all the difficulties.
    The film won two National Film Award. It was well received by the critics and audience alike. It was rated 8.2/10 by IMDb. Also it was voted amongst top ten hindi films that is ideal for training and motivational materials. The film has collected Rs. 45 Crore worldwide at the box office.

4. Bhaag Milkha Bhaag



Directed by : Rakeysh Ompraksh Mehra
Starring : Farhan Akhtar
                  Meesha Shafi
Related to : Running
Released in : 2013

 Bhaag Milkha Bhaag is an Indian biographical sports drama film based on the life Indian athlete, national champion runner and olympian Milkha Singh. The film was inspired by Singh's autobiography "The Race Of My Life".
     The film was nominated for 43 awards and won the all including two National Film Award. A hugh record by any Indian film. The film received mostly positive reviews from critics. It was rated 8.3/10 by IMDb. The film was also a hit at the box office with Rs 164 crore worldwide collection.

3. Chak De ! India


Directed by : Shimit Amin
                        Rob Miller
Starring : Shah Rukh Khan
Related to : Hockey
Released in : 2007

Chak De ! India is a sports drama film based on Indian field hockey. The film explores religious bigotry, the legacy of the partition of India, ethnic and regional prejudice and sexism in contemporary india in a fictional story about the India women hockey team.
      The SRK starring movie won a number of awards including a National Film Award. The film was a hit commercially as well as critically. It was rated 92% by Rotten Tomatoes and 8.3/10 by IMDb. The film was a box office hit with Rs 42 crore worldwide collection.

2. Lagaan


Directed by : Ashutosh Gowariker
Starring : Amir Khan
Related to : Cricket
Released in : 2001

Amir Khan starred Lagaan is a historical sports drama film set in the Victorian period of India's colonial British Raj. The story reveales about a village which burdened by high taxes by the British Govt. The villagers find themselves in an extraordinary situation as an British officer challenges them to a cricket match a a wager to cancel the taxes. To change their village's destiny they face arduous situation of learning the new alien game.
   The film was critically and commercially acclaimed. It was rated 95% by Rotten Tomatoes and a 8.2/10 by IMDb. It received award at the International Film Festival as well as many Indian film awards. It also became the 3rd Indian film to be nominated by the Academy Awards. Lagaan was listed as no. 14 on Channel 4' "50 films to see before you die" and was the only film to be listed. It was a box office hit with Rs 70 crore worldwide collection.

1. Dangal


Directed by : Nitesh Tiwari
Starring : Amir Khan
                  Shakshi Tanwar
Related to : Wrestling
Released in : 2016

Dangal is a biographical sports drama film directed by Nitesh Tiwari, starring Amir Khan as the lead actor. The  movie is about the story of former wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat and his two daughters, Babita Kumari and Geeta Phogat's struggle toward glory at the Commonweath Games in the face of social oppression.
     Dangal becomes a blockbuster critically as well as commercially. The film received number of awards including best supporting actress award at the 64th National Film Awards. It was also screened at the Beijing International Film Festival.
     The film was rated 83% by Rotten Tomatoes and 8.7/10 by IMDb. Currently the film is the highest grossing Indian film with Rs 2000 crore worldwide collection. Dangal beats "The Blind Side" and become the highest grossing sports film in the world.

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