Jan 272018

Over the past few years, several landmark films have been dedicated to various sports and Bollywood has released some awe-inspiring tales of famous sports personalities that have literally moved us, making them incredibly compelling stories for the viewers.

2018 looks like a promising year for Bollywood with filmmakers releasing some enthralling stories. While there are some other films that we are looking forward to, it is these sports films that have grabbed our attention.

Some amazing actors will be seen donning the hat of some impeccable sports personalities on screen. Sports biopics have always been highly anticipated in Bollywood, and here’s a list of actors whose films you should look out for:

Akshay Kumar

Akshay Kumar's Gold(c) Excel Entertainment

Khiladi Kumar has set his sights on Gold this year. The actor will be seen as a hockey player for the first time onscreen in the movie ‘Gold’. It is a biopic based on the life of hockey player Balbir Singh Sr., who was on the team that won the first Olympic medal at Games of the XIV Olympiad, London for India as a free nation in 1948. All set to release by end of 2018, the film is being directed by Reema Kagti.

Ranveer Singh

Ranveer Singh and Kapil Dev(c) Instagram/ Ranveer Singh

Actor Ranveer Singh is one of the most sought-after names to play any real characters onscreen. Over time, this talented actor has proved that there is no role that he can’t don. Adding to the list of his prodigious roles will now be that of former Indian cricketer Kapil Dev in a Kabir Khan directorial feature. Playing Kapil Dev is a tough job and it will be interesting to see how Ranveer steps into this the shoes of this iconic player that India can never stop raving about. The film will focus on India’s 1983 Cricket World Cup win under Dev’s captainship when the Men in Blue defeated West Indies in the final to clinch their first-ever World Cup trophy.

Diljit Dosanjh And Taapsee Pannu

Soorma(c) Twitter

The Punjabi sensation, Diljit Dosanjh has made his place in Bollywood in no time. He isn’t just an actor but also an excellent singer as well. Diljit is now all set to stun us once again his next movie ‘Soorma’, based on former Indian hockey captain Sandeep Singh’s career.

The film also stars Taapsee Pannu who has been breaking character stereotypes since the time she entered the industry. Taapsee is all set to kick some ass in a film about hockey. The film is a love story that revolves around Taapsee and Diljit, where both are playing the role of professional hockey players. The two also underwent extensive hockey training before they commenced shooting for the film in Punjab last year. Directed by Shaad Ali, the film will hit the screens in June 2018.

Shraddha Kapoor

Saina Nehwal and Shraddha Kapoor(c) Instagram/ Shraddha Kapoor

Shraddha Kapoor has been seen experimenting with her roles recently and her fans are excited about her next flick. After trying her hands playing Mumbai’s female don Haseena Parkar, she is now all set to play a sportswoman in an upcoming biopic on badminton star Saina Nehwal. We already know Shraddha is taking some rigorous badminton lessons from the ace player herself. If the film turns out well, it will definitely change Shraddha’s image as an actor for better.

Angad Bedi

Angad Bedi(c) Twitter

The bomb disposable expert from ‘Tiger Zinda Hai’, Angad Bedi will also be seen playing the role of a hockey player on-screen along with Diljit Dosanjh. He will be portraying the elder brother of Sandeep Singh in ‘Soorma’. What makes this the perfect role of Angad is the fact that he is a trained athlete and can play this role very efficiently. 



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