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Movies Based on true stories: there is a popular proverb that movies are mirrors of society where the reality of society and life is depicted in the cinema which is happy and dark at times. Movies are an eye-opener to us about what is life and what is reality.

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Indian Movies Based on True Stories

Movies based on true stories are, movies that are based on true stories are exciting to watch as true stories always attract the audience. 

Highlights-

  • Below is the list of Movies Based on True Stories that could be watched now on various ott platforms.
  • From Uri to Neerja which are based on true stories.
  • Currently Yami Gautam starrer Lost is premiering on Zee5.
  • Mission Manju which is available on Netflix is also based on a true story. 

List of Top 10 Movies: 

1.URI 

Movies Based on True Stories To Watch Now
TitleUri: The Surgical Strike
GenreAction
IMDB8.2/10
OTT PlatformZee5
Director Aditya Dhar
Star CastVicky Kaushal, Yami Kaushal, Mohit Raina

The film revolves around a surgical strike that happens in 2018 at the Uri Army camp in India.

This film is an Indian National award winner movie. Watch this film on Zee5.

2.No One Killed Jessica

Movies Based on True Stories To Watch Now
TitleNo One Killed Jessica
GenreCrime
IMDB7.2/10
OTT PlatformNetflix
DirectorRaj Kumar Gupta
Star CastVidya Balan, Rani Mukherjee

One of the best movies based on true stories is this one that follows the Jessica Lal murder case, which was another case where a son of a politician was killed in a bar. 

The film featured Vidya Balan and Rani Mukherjee who open up a corrupt system of Indian law. Watch this top movie based on a true story on Netflix.

3. Talvar

Movies Based on True Stories To Watch Now
TitleTalvar
GenreCrime
IMDB8.1/10
OTT PlatformDisney+Hotstar
Director Megna Gulzar
Star Cast Irrfan Khan, Tabu

The film is based on the Arushi murder case which was one of the most talked about cases. 

It was also known as a double murder case. The confusing angles and triggering points of the matter is very well shown by Meghna Gulzar. 

Unwind the film on Disney+Hotstar.

4. The Sky is Pink 

Movies Based on True Stories To Watch Now
TitleThe Sky is Pink
GenreComedy
IMDB7.6/10
OTT PlatformNetflix
DirectorShonali Bose
Star CastZaira Wasim, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Rohit Saraf, Farhan Akhtar

The film is about Aisha Chaudhary who suffered from pulmonary fibrosis.

In this film, Zaria Wasim portrayed the role of Aisha. Watch the story on Netflix.

 5. Manjhi

Movies Based on True Stories To Watch Now
Title Manjhi: The Mountain Man
GenreDrama
IMDB 8.0/10
OTT PlatformNetflix
DirectorKatan Mehta
Star CastNawazuddin Siddiqui, Radhika Apte

The film is based on Dashrath Manjhi who built the road by breaking mountain rocks.

 In the movie,  Dashrath Manjhi is portrayed by Nawazuddin Siddiqui.

6. Kesari

Movies Based on True Stories To Watch Now
TitleKesari
GenreCrime
IMDB7.4/10
OTT PlatformPrime Video
DirectorAnurag Singh
Star CastAkshay Kumar, Mir Sarwar

One of the top movies based on a true story is Kesari, based on the Battle of Saragarhi in 1897 where 12 sikh soldiers sacrificed their lives fighting against 10,000. 

7. Manto

Movies Based on True Stories To Watch Now
TitleManto
GenreDrama
IMDB7.3/10
OTT PlatformJio Cinema
Director Nandita Das
Star CastNawazuddin Siddiqui, Tahir Raj Bhasin, Rasika Dugal

The film follows Saadat Hasan Manto’s life story. In the movie, Saadat Hasan Manto’s character is portrayed by Nawazuddin Siddiqui. Watch this ott film on the platform Jio Cinema.

8. Omerta

Movies Based on True Stories To Watch Now
TitleOmerta
GenreCrime
IMDB7.1/10
OTT PlatformZee5
Director Hansal Metha
Star CastRajkumar Rao, Setwant Kaur, Rajesh Tailang

The story is about a British-born terrorist Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh, who is responsible for kidnapping and murdering a Wall Street Journal journalist Daniel Pearl in 2002. 

Watch the film on  Zee5.

9. Neerja

Movies Based on True Stories To Watch Now
TitleNeerja
GenreCrime
IMDB7.6/10
OTT PlatformDisney+Hotstar
DirectorRam Madhvani
Star CastSonam Kapoor, Jim Sarbh, Shabana Azmi

The movie revolves around an air hostess Neerja Bhanot who sacrificed her life to protect the lives of 359 passengers of Pan Am Flight 73 in 1986 from hijackers. 

Watch this Sonam Kapoor starrer film on the ott platform Disney+Hotstar.

10. Super 30

Movies Based on True Stories To Watch Now
TitleSuper 30
GenreDrama
IMDB7.9/10
OTT PlatformDisney+Hotstar
DirectorVikas Bahl
Star CastHrithik Roshan, Pankaj Tripathi

The movie is about the life of Anand Kumar who is a mathematician who organized a program for unprivileged students to prepare for IIT exams. 

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FAQ

1. Which actor portrayed Dashrath Manjhi and Saadat Hasan in Manto?

Nawazuddin Siddiqui portrayed Dashrath Manjhi and Saadat Hasan Manto in their biopics. He played Balasahab Thackeray in the movie Thackeray. He is one of the most popular actors in Indian cinema. 

2. Who killed Jessica in real life?

Many witnesses say that Sidharth Vashisht, also known as Manu Sharma, is a son of Venod Sharma, a rich and well-known Congress member of Parliament from Haryana. According to the reports, he manipulated the police and the witness to save Manu Sharma.

3. Which new Bollywood movie is based on a true story?

A New Bollywood movie is based on a true story, Mission Manju on Netflix which was based in 1974 Pakistan was exposed for making nuclear bombs illegally, and when Moraji Desai, Prime Minister of India informed time President of Pakistan that they know they making nuclear bombs. As a result, Pakistan killed around 200 RAW (Research and Analysis Wing) field agents.

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