Top 10 Best Sports Movies In India

Top 10 Best Sports Movies In India

Chak De Phatte! Top 10 Must-Watch Best Sports Dramas Movies in Indian Cinema

Neha . June 12, 2024

Cricket, hockey, boxing – sports have always been a favourite theme of Indian cinema, particularly in depicting victories as well as failures. Apart from being entertaining, these films motivate audiences because they show commitment, cooperation and the can do attitude.

Here's a look at Top 10 iconic Best Indian sports movies

1.Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India (2001):

Aamir Khan plays a village captain and his team competes against British domination through a cricket match, with freedom as the end goal. This movie is an historical drama and a love story based on soccer that got an Oscar nomination.


2. Chak De! India (2007):

The plot revolves around a Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan who plays the role of a hockey coach accused of match-fixing and then assigned to reinstate the failing women’s national team. This theme of the movie is about women emancipation and the strength of coming together as one.


3. Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (2013):

Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’ is a film that has Farhan Akhtar miming the life and times of Milkha Singh, fondly referred to as the ‘Flying Sikh’.


4. Dangal (2016):

In the other movie, again Aamir Khan play the role of a former wrestler who starts training his two daughters against all odds to be champions in wrestling which has been considered a sport for males only.


5. M. S. Dhoni The Untold Story (2016):

The movie that focuses on the biography of Mahendra Singh Dhoni and played by Sushant Singh Rajput.


6. Iqbal (2005):

Shreyas Talpade also makes a brave hearted deaf and dumb boy who also faces lots of problems to make his dream to play cricket for India come true.


7. Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar (1992):

Before, Aamir Khan plays a spoilt rich boy who decides to take up bicycle race for fun after being challenged by his rival. This is truly a coming of age story.

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8. Mary Kom (2014):

The third movie is based on the life of Mary Kom portrayed by Priyanka Chopra, the Manipuri lady boxer who fought against all odds to become a world champion.


9. Sultan (2016):

This movie is acting by Salman Khan as a disqualified wrestler who regains his culture in teaching a young lady wrestler about love, loss, and another chance.


10. Maidaan (2024):

Maidaan charts coach Rahim's fight to build a champion Indian football team, overcoming setbacks and uniting players for national glory. This role was played by Ajay Devgan.


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