Our Bollywood stars sure know how to inspire us for fitness and sports. While plenty of Bollywood movies based on sports have been made, we list to you the popular ones which won our hearts and which you must watch right away if you are looking for the right motivation to kick-start your fitness level! The Top 10 Bollywood movies based on sports are:
1.) M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story
This movie is one of the biggest hits of this year! Based on a biopic of M.S Dhoni, the movie will motivate you about the hardships faced by Dhoni and how he overcame it, to become the most successful Indian cricket captain. A must watch!
Highest grosser of 2016, the movie gives you the message ‘do or die’. Salman plays a villager who becomes the biggest boxing champion, falls again and his successful comeback.
3.) Mary Kom:
Another biopic made on 5 times world champion Mary Kom, Priyanka Chopra has done full justice to this role. The movie will show you how intensely she worked out for the part and how she strove hard to become a boxer. A true motivating and inspiring movie.
4.) Bhaag Milkha Bhaag:
Third biopic directed by Rakeysh Om Prakash Mehra, this one stars Farhan Akhtar. Farhan highlights his journey from an ordinary person into a fitness freak to become Milkha Singh – one of the world’s best runner, will leave you stunned. Farhan’s fab 8 packs abs bod will make you want to hit the gym right away!
5.) Hawa Hawai:
Starring Huma Qureshi’s brother Saqib Salem, it’s a motivational movie for skating lovers. How Saqib trains a poor-tea-staller-kid to become a skating champion, it’s truly an inspirational one.
6.) Chak De! India:
Shah Rukh Khan’s role as the coach of Indian Hockey team, motivating them, inspiring them, training them hard, teaching them how to never give up, will leave you mesmerized.
7.) Patiala House:
Khiladi Akshay Kumar plays the role in a manner only he can. The essence of cricket and undying love for it, has been portrayed very well.
Iqbal, a deaf and mute boy, only dreams of making it into the Indian cricket team. His status hinders his selection, and he picks a retired coach to train him, who leads him to his dream.
9.) Paan Singh Tomar:
Played by intense actor Irrfan Khan, Paan Singh Tomar is the story of an athlete who wins gold medals at the Indian National Games seven times in a row.
A group of villagers led by a daring young man (Aamir Khan), challenge the British to a game of cricket to get their land tax waived. Their biggest hurdle is that no one knows to play the game. True example of hard work and achievement.
So, which movie are you inspired by today? Do let us know!