21 Movies Made From Real Life Stories
Movies have a high impact on the minds of the people. From the silent era of movies, like the movie Raja Harish Chandra and others have not only entertained the audience but also had brought in front the stories that were not known by the people.
But at present, several movies are churning out the real life untold stories. Movies made from real life stories are in some cases the mirror of our society showing the mishaps occurring again and again, whereas some other movies made from real life stories sing the unsung love sagas.
No One Killed Jessica
The Jessica case was one of the most controversial murder cases in 2006. The case was so much puzzled that even in one of the newspapers; an article came up under the title ‘No One killed Jessica’ which was then screened to a movie by director Raj Kumar Gupta. After a lot of trials and days spent, finally the murderer of Jessica Lal, Manu Sharma was sentenced to punishment. The whole incident and then the struggle of the family was very beautifully depicted by some of the most beautiful and talented actors such as Rani Mukherjee and Vidya Balan. This is one of the best movies made from real life stories that showcase the erosion of our social values.
Though this is not yet so much confirmed, but as per some researchers and film experts, the movie was made on the story of famous industrialist Dhirubhai Ambani. The movie was directed by Mani Ratnam and casted the two famous actors Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai. It is also said that it was on the sets Guru, when romance between the two actors started in real life also and finally they got married after the completion of the movie. This is one of the greatest movies made from real life stories that encourage us to have a life from rugs to getting rich.
Gangs of Wasseypur
This was one of the most critically acclaimed movie and the famous director Anurag Kashyap casted some of the most talented actors of the industries such as Manoj Vajpayee, Huma Qureshi, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and many others. The story of the movie was one the real life story of a coal mafia of Dhanbad in Jharkhand.
Once Upon A time in Mumbai
The director of the movie Milan Luthria tried to stitch a story that was of gangsters Dawood Ibrahim and Haji Mastan. Also the movie shows the real side of underworld that prevailed in Mumbai.
Sampat Pal Devi from Bundelkhand, Uttar Pradesh stood up against the various injustices against women in villages. She also encouraged other women and made a group in the name of Gulaabi gang to fight against such injustices such as domestic violence and others. The story was very nicely conveyed to the audience by the director Soumik Sen through this movie which casted actors like Madhuri Dixit and Juhi Chawla.
Nobody has still forgotten the massive Kargil war that started in the year 1999. Many of the soldiers died in the war and this was very successfully pictured and brought in front of the audience by the director JP Dutta in his movie LOC. This is one of the most amazing movies made from real life stories that bring patriotism within us.
In the year 2011, a Delhi girl named Deepika went with her friends to some distant land for an outing. There she was confronted by some paranormal activities that left her in a condition from which she has still not recovered. Ekta Kapoor made her movie Ragini MMS, in which she has molded the story a bit but the base incident has been kept to be the same.
2015 saw the release of a movie Talvar that was based on a very serious and controversial double murder case that took place in the year 2008. The murder incident was famously known as Arushi murder case and it was news that almost the whole country knew. Meghna Gulzar brought together all the various facts that were going on during the case to bring in a compact story of the case in the form of a movie Talvar.
Omung Kumar directed the movie Mary Kom in the year 2014. This movie was a tribute to Mary Kom who is five times winner of Boxing from Manipur. Priyanka Chopra was casted in this superhit movie.
Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
This movie is a biographical movie directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra and casted the super talented actor Farhan Akhtar.
In the year 1987, there was a burglary case held in the Opera house of Mumbai. This incident was casted through actors like Akshay Kumar in the movie Special 26 by the director Neeraj Pandey.
Soorjit Sarkar directed the movie Madras Café and casted the actors like John Abraham and Nargis Fakhri. This story has been taken from a real story of a RAW agent.
Bajirao Mastani has been one of the biggest blockbuster of the year 2016 directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. This is taken from the story of the Maratha Peshwa Bajirao and his second wife Mastani.
The Dirty Picture
Milan Luthria directed this movie and casted many actors such as Vidya Balan, Emran Hashmi and many others. This was a story of the famous south Indian actress Silk Smitha.
The legendary Amitabh Bachchan starrer movie Satyagraha is directed by the talented director Prakash Jha. It is said to be depicting the story of Anna Hazare who is known as the Mahatma Gandhi of present days.
In the year 2007, Shimit Amin directed the movie Chak de with the Bollywood king Shahrukh Khan and many new comers. The story of the movie is inspired by a character named Ranjan Negi from the year 1982.
Maddelacherruvu is the gangster on whose story is the movie Rakhtcharitra made. The Vivek Oberoi starrer movie is directed by the director Ram Gopal Verma.
Paan Singh Tomar
Paan Singh Tomar was an Indian soldier on whose story this movie has been made by the director Tigmanshu Dhulia. The super talented actor Irfan Khan was taken as the perfect character for this movie.
JP Dutta directed the movie Border in the year 1997. This movie was inspired by the real story of the Longewala battle that took place in the year 1947.
Black Friday was one such movie released in the year 2007 that was said to be one of the finest crime movies of that year. The director Anurag Kashyap brought the events of Bombay bomb blasts of 1993 very efficiently in this movie.
Not a Love story
Ram Gopal Verma came up with a very unusual movie Not a Love Story in the year 2011. This is a movie that has been made upon the story of the murder mystery of the famous TV personality Neeraj Grover.
It is said that movies are one of the main mode of entertainment in a country like India. But there are a number of directors who ensure that along with the entertainment quotient they can also provide a message for the society. Of course there cannot be anything better than real life examples such as the above mentioned movies.
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