Farhan Akhtar's Toofan is directed by Rang De Basanti and Bhaag Milkha Bhaag helmer Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra. The film is set to premiere on July 16 on Amazon Prime Video. Here is a list of the 5 best Bollywood sports dramas, which you can watch while gearing up for Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's directorial.
Bhaag Milkha Bhaag - Disney+ Hotstar
2013's a biographical sports drama film directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra is a story is based on the life of Milkha Singh, an Indian athlete, and Olympian. The film stars Farhan Akhtar in the titular role, with Sonam Kapoor, Divya Dutta, Meesha Shafi, Pavan Malhotra, Yograj Singh, Art Malik, and Prakash Raj in supporting roles.
Lagaan - Netflix
This epic musical sports film was released in 2001 and was directed by Ashutosh Gowariker. The film stars Aamir Khan, along with debutant Gracy Singh and British actors Rachel Shelley and Paul Blackthorne in supporting roles. The storyline of the film revolves around a small village in Central India, whose inhabitants are burdened by high taxes and they find themselves trapped in an extraordinary situation when a British army officer challenges them to play a cricket march to avoid paying the taxes.
Chak De! India - Amazon Prime Video
This sports film is directed by Shimit Amin and stars Shahrukh Khan in the lead role. The story is about the Indian women's national field hockey team which was inspired by the team's win at the 2002 Commonwealth Games. Shah Rukh Khan plays the role of a former captain of the Indian men's national field hockey team and starts coaching the Indian national women's hockey team.
Mary Kom - Netflix
Priyanka Chopra Jonas's sports drama film is about boxer Mary Kom. The film is directed by Omung Kumar and produced by Viacom18 Motion Pictures and Sanjay Leela Bhansali.
Sultan - Amazon Prime Video
Directed by Ali Abbas Zafar, this sports drama film stars Salman Khan and Anushka Sharma in lead roles. The story is about Sultan Ali Khan, a fictional pehlwani wrestler and former world wrestling champion from Haryana whose career creates a rift into his personal life.
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