Reel Life inspired by Real Life!

Growing up in India, Bollywood movies have had an immense impact on our lives. The audience's adulation is a testimony to the justice done to these movies inspired by real-life events. 

In this list, we are charting out all the Bollywood movies based on true stories.

1. Raazi (2018)
Raazi by Meghna Gulzar is about the life of an Indian spy, Sehmat Khan, played by Alia Bhatt, who is married to a Pakistani officer and saves India from an upcoming war. Reportedly, the movie is based on the novel Calling Sehmat by Harinder Sikka which unravels the greatness of Sehmat, a real-life spy.

2. Gully Boy (2019)
2019’s Gully Boy, starring Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt, was a huge blockbuster. The story of Gully Boy was based on the lives of two Indian rappers, Vivian Fernandes aka Divine, and Naved Shaikh aka Naezy. Gully Boy chronicles their journey from Mumbai’s slum to the Indian music industry.

3. The Sky is Pink (2019)
The Sky is Pink is based on the real-life story of Aisha Chaudhary and her parents who spent their lives battling her unusual medical disorder, pulmonary fibrosis. The real-life Aisha even published a book titled "My Little Epiphanies" and was an inspiration to millions of youngsters, before she finally passed away in 2015.

4. Super 30 (2019)
The movie tells the story of Super 30, an Indian instructive program initiated in Patna by Anand Kumar. He was a science teacher and the previous D.G.P of Bihar. Under this program, 30 capable competitors are chosen every year from financially oppressed areas and are then prepared for the All India Engineering test known as JEE.

5. 83 (2021)
The story of India’s historic win of the Cricket World Cup in 1983 was a story that needed to be known and told, especially to the generation that never got to witness that moment and the madness. Ranveer Singh plays the role of ace cricketer Kapil Dev, and Deepika Padukone plays his wife, Romi Dev.