The Bollywood film fraternity is known for making sports drama movies. With movies like Lagaan, Chak De! India, Dangal, and a few more we have a goldmine of some super hit movies based on sports. While some of these movies are entirely fictional, others are to pay a cinematic tribute to a specific event that changed the course of sports history in India.
The upcoming year is also full of sports drama movies. A few of these movies have already created hype and the masses are eagerly waiting for their release.
These are few sports drama movies releasing in the upcoming year:
The Ajay Devgn starrer Maidaan is set at the backdrop of the golden era of Indian football. In the year 1952-62, the Indian football team emerged as tough opposition under the guidance of legendary coach Syed Abdul Rahim. The movie is definitely a treat to the sports fanatic and football buffs in India.
The movie ’83 will showcase the victory of the Indian cricket team in the World Cup final of 1983 against the West Indies. In the movie, Ranveer Singh will essay the role of Kapil Dev under whose captaincy team India lifted their maiden cricket World Cup. ’83 is a must-watch movie of 2021 to re-live the pivotal moment of Indian cricket.
In Saina, actress Parineeti Chopra will be stepping into the shoes of legendary badminton player Saina Nehwal. The movie will showcase the journey and struggle of Saina. It will be about Saina being a young girl playing badminton in Hyderabad to representing India in the Olympics. It is surely a movie to watch out for in 2021.
The Shahid Kapoor starrer Jersey is the remake of a Telugu movie by the same name. The movie deals with late bloomers who want to make it big into the sports field. In the movie, Shahid will also play a similar role. It is about how after crushing every adversity, one gets to live his dream. Jersey is indeed something a sports aspirant must watch.
These are a few Bollywood sports drama movies that will be releasing in 2021. Let’s know in the comments below which movie are you excited to watch.