Some Bollywood Movies that are inspired by Real Life Stories


You must have watched a lot of movies in your life. And they must have influenced you in some way or other. Every movie has a different story and a different plot. The director has either cooked up the story or directed a movie based on real-life stories. Today we bring some of the movies which are inspired by real-life stories. Let’s have a look at some real-life stories based movies.

Goliyon Ki Raas Leela Ram- Leela


The film is a representation of William Shakespeare’s famous play Romeo and Juliet but with an Indian twist.



It is a real story about an Indian farmer who crossed the Indo-Pak border after being drunk and was suspected to be an Indian spy and was punished brutally.



This movie is based on the life of Ranjit Katyal who is a businessman from Kuwait. He successfully carried out the evacuation of Indian people who were invaded by Saddam Hussein in Kuwait.

Gulab Gang(2014)

gulab gang

This movie is based on Gulab Gang which was headed by Sampat Pal Devi. This gang works on various problems women were facing in the country.

Madras Cafe(2013)

Madras cafe

This movie is based on the assassination of Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi and Sri Lankan Civil War.



This movie is about a wrestler Mahavir Phogat and his struggle and journey in training his daughters to become best wrestlers.

Sachin: A Billion Dreams (2017) 


This movie is about the Indian cricket Legend, Sachin Tendulkar.

Paan Singh Tomar(2010)

Paan Singh Tomar

The movie revolves around the life of rebel and an Indian athlete Paan Singh Tomar.

The Ghazi Attack (2017) 

Ghazi Attack

This movie is based on the suspicious sinking of a submarine at the time of Indo-Pakistani war held in 1971.

Padmavati/ Padmavat (2018) 


The movie was released recently and became a reason of many controversies. This movie is based on the life of a Rajpur queen Padmavati.

Padman (2018) 


This movie is based on the story of a man, Arunachalam Muruganantham who had invented sanitary napkins in India.

The Attacks of 26/11(2013)

The attacks of 2611

This is a documentary movie that is all about the terrorist attacks of 2008.

M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story (2016) 

MS Dhoni

Almost everyone knows who M.S Dhoni is. This movie is just a way to know him and his life in a better way.

Sarkar(2005) and Sarkar Raj(2008)


Both of these films are based on the life of Bal Thackeray.

Haseena Parkar (2017) 

Haseena parkar

I know looks of Shraddha Kapoor are bit scary but she has incredibly played the role of Haseena Parker. This movie revolves around Haseena Parkar who is the sister of Dawood Ibrahim.

Bandit Queen(1994)

Bandit Queen

This movie is about Phoolan Devi who was kept in jail for a period of 11 years.

No One Killed Jessica (2011) 

no one killed jessica

Have you heard about Jessica Lal Murder case? If not, then watch this movie. You will come to know almost everything about the case.

Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai (2010)

Once upon a time in mumbai

Once Upon a Time in Mumbai is based on underworld gangsters Dawood Ibrahim and Haji Mastan.

Shootout At Lokhandwala(2007)

Shootout at Lokhandwala

This movie showcased the shootout between gangster Maya and police in 1991.



There were some riots held in 2002 in Gujarat. Firaaq movie is a representation of those riots.

Mary Kom (2014) 

mary kom

The movie is about a women boxer Mary Kom. She struggled a lot and faced all the challenged to be the winner. She is undoubtedly an inspiration to each and every woman.

Guru (2007) 


This movie is based on the life of a business magnate Dhirubhai Ambani. This person is behind a very famous telecommunication industry Reliance industries.

Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (2013) 

bhaag milkha bhaag

Milkha Singh is an inspiration to many people. The makers of this movie had beautifully portrayed the life and struggle of Flying Singh, Milkha Singh.

Chak De! India (2007) 

chak de india

This movie is about former goalkeeper of Indian Hockey Team, Mr. Ranjan Negi.

Jolly LLB(2013)

jolly llb

This movie is based on some of the cases of Jagdish Tyagi and struggles of Jolly’s life.



This movie is about the hijacking of Pan Am Flight 73 in Karachi, Pakistan. This hijack took place on September 5, 1986. Neerja Bhanot is the woman whose efforts had saved 359 out of 379 passengers.



Azhar movie depicts the life and the problems faced by the former national team captain Mohammad Azharuddin.

Bazirao Mastani(2015)

Bajirao mastani

This movie depicts the story of Mastani and Maratha Peshwa Bajirao. Mastani is the second wife of Bajirao.



This movie based on Aarushi Talwar double murder case.

LOC Kargil(2003)

LOC Kargil

One of the patriotic movie which is based on Kargil War held in 1999 between India and Pakistan.

How many of these movies have you watched? Which one is your favorite? Do let us know in the comment section.

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