Real in Reel: Here are ten upcoming biopics in 2018

Published: 30th December 2017 04:58 PM  |   Last Updated: 31st December 2017 12:35 AM  

Directed by Vikas Bahl, Hrithik Roshan-starrer Super 30 traces the journey of mathematician Anand Kumar who founded Super 30 programme to train thirty IIT aspirants from poorer sections of society every year. (YouTube screengrab)
The film PadMan is based on the life of Tamil Nadu activist Arunachalam Muruganantham who struggled hard to provide sanitary napkins for rural women at cheaper cost. Directed by R Balk, this Akshay Kumar-starrer biopic is set to release on January 26. (Photo | Twitter)
Mahanati, the biopic on late legendary actress Savitri, will hit screens on March 29, 2018. The Telugu-Tamil bilingual film directed by Nag Ashwin features Keerthy Suresh and Samantha Akkineni. (File photo)
The biopic on the controversial life of actor Sanjay Dutt will release on March 30, 2018. The Rajkumar Hirani’s film starring Ranbir Kapoor will also feature Sonam Kapoor and Anushka Sharma. (File Photo | AFP)
Shooting for the film based on the life of badminton champion Saina Nehwal will begin in February next year. Shraddha Kapoor will be playing the lead role of Saina. (File Photo | PTI)
The biopic on Shiva Sena founder Bal Thackeray is set to release on January 23, 2019. Directed by Abhijit Panse, expectations are high for Nawazuddin Siddiqui who plays the lead role in the bilingual biopic. (File photo)
The film, Soorma, is based on the real life story of Sandeep Singh, the former captain of the Indian hockey team who was badly injured by an accidental gunshot in 2006. The film starring actor Diljit Dosanjh by Shaad Ali is expected to release on 29th June next year. (Photo | Twitter)
The biographical-political film, The Accidental Prime Minister, which is set to hit the screen next year, is based on former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Directed by filmmaker Hansal Mehta, actor Anupam Khar, a vocal BJP supporter will play the role of the Congress leader. (Photo | Twitter)
The South Indian actor Dulquer Salman will play the lead role in the film based on Sukumara Kurup, the most wanted criminal in Kerala. Directed by Srinath Rajendran, the biopic will trace the life of the absconder who killed a film representative to fake his death. (File photo)
Kangana Ranaut-starrer Manikarnika: The Queen Of Jhansi is a biopic on Rani Laxmi Bhai, who fought against the British during the first war of independence. Directed by Krish, the film is set to release on April 27, 2018. (Photo | Twitter)
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