biopics the year in india pramod k . ary na e b Th iographical movie has seen a resurgence in India in recent years. Biopics have revolved around sports stars such as the athlete Milkha Singh in Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (2013), cricketers M. S. Dhoni in M. S. Dhoni: The Untold Sto - ry (2016), Mohammad Azharuddin in Azhar (2016), and Sachin Tendulkar in Sachin: A Billion Dreams (2016). Films have also been built around other real-life people whose actions in extraordinary, often inimical and daunting conditions become the subject of the biopic: Neerja Bhanot, the flight atten - dant who died in the 1986 Pan Am hijacking, is portrayed in Neerja (2016); Manjhi, a man who, over twenty-two years, carved a route through a hillock armed with just a hammer and a chisel, is portrayed in Manjhi: The Moun - tain Man (2015); and Charles Shobraj, the conman and killer, is portrayed in Main Aur Charles (2015). The nation figures prominently in the biopics, especially the ones around sporting stars. The family is an equally important theme. They propose, im- plicitly, a cultural citizenship founded on aspirational models and attitudes. They also embody a complicated, layered aesthetic that
Biography – University of Hawai'I Press
Published: Mar 8, 2018
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