Indian films are not all about songs, dance, glitter and shiz. It is also about the distinctive content or stories based on true events that bring audience a different perspective on Indian movies.
Such films certainly share knowledge and information on the important events or stories that took place in the past or currently happened around us. These films when promoted appropriately, do generate curiosity and space in the hearts of the viewers.
So, we bring you a list of top five movies based on true events that are loved by every movie-goer.
Airlift –A 2016 drama-thriller movie made on the evacuation of Indians from Kuwait when it was attacked by Iraq. Akshay Kumar played the lead role of Ranjit Katiyal, an Indian businessman, who was the saviour for all the living Indians there.
Traffic –Another emotional thriller inspired by the real event happened in Chennai was released in the year 2016. The storyline of the film is to take a heart from one city to another (Mumbai to Pune) via road amidst heavy traffic for transplantation.
Aligarh –A 2015 drama was made on the true story of a professor named Dr Srinivas Ramchandra Siras who taught at the Aligarh Muslim University, Uttar Pradesh. It brought the subject of sexual orientation of the teacher and was suspended from the university for the same.
Madras Café –Shoojit Sircar directed Madras Café was released in the year 2013. The movie indirectly represents the conspiracy to kill former prime minister of India, Mr Rajiv Gandhi. It showcases the journey of an Intelligence Agent who travels to Sri Lanka on a secret mission.
No One Killed Jessica –A film released in 2011, No One Killed Jessica is a true story of Jessica Lall who was Delhi-based model. She was shot dead while working as a barmaid in a socialite party where she refused to give a drink to a wealthy politician’s son, Manu Sharma. A renowned journalist steps in the case for her justice.