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Poll: Most Interesting Biopic of an Indian

Which of these biography genre films rated at least 7/10 stars on IMDb based on the story of an Indian is your favorite? If you haven't seen any then which one would you most like to discover?

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    Dangal (2016)

    Biopic of former wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat who trained his young daughters Geeta and Babita to follow in his footsteps and became world-class grapplers.
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    Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (2013)

    Biopic of Milkha Singh, also known as The Flying Sikh, is a former Indian track and field sprinter who was introduced to the sport while serving in the Indian Army.
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    Paan Singh Tomar (2012)

    Biopic of Paan Singh Tomar who was an Indian soldier, athlete, and baghee (rebel).
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    Guru (2007)

    Biopic of Dhirubhai Ambani who was an Indian business tycoon and founded Reliance Industries in Bombay with his cousin.
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    Jodhaa Akbar (2008)

    Biopic of Akbar who was the third Mughal Emperor from 1556 to 1605.
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    The Legend of Bhagat Singh (2002)

    Biopic of Bhagat Singh who was an Indian socialist considered to be one of the most influential revolutionaries of the Indian independence movement.
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    Shahid (2012)

    Biopic of Shahid Azmi who was a noted Indian lawyer and human rights activist.
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    Bandit Queen (1994)

    Biopic of Phoolan Devi who was an Indian bandit and later a politician.
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    Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose: The Forgotten Hero (2005)

    Biopic of Subhas Chandra Bose who was an Indian nationalist.
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    Moner Manush (2010)

    Biopic of Lalon Fakir who was a Bengali Baul saint, mystic, songwriter, social reformer and thinker.
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    Sardar (1993)

    Biopic of Vallabhbhai Patel who was an Indian barrister and statesman, one of the leaders of the Indian National Congress and one of the founding fathers of the Republic of India.
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    Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar (2000)

    Biopic of Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, popularly known as Babasaheb who was an Indian jurist, politician and social reformer who inspired the Modern Buddhist Movement and campaigned against social discrimination in India, striving for equal social rights for Dalits, women and labour.
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    Gandhi (1982)

    Biopic of Mohandas K. Gandhi who was the preeminent leader of Indian independence movement in British-ruled India.
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    Colours of Passion (2008)

    Biopic of Raja Ravi Varma who was an Indian painter and artist from the princely state of Kilimanoor (presently in Kerala).
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    Neerja (2016)

    Biopic of Neerja Bhanot who was a purser for the airline Pan American World Airways, based in Mumbai, India. She was shot and killed while saving hundreds of passengers on board Pan Am Flight 73, which was hijacked by terrorists on 5 September 1986. Posthumously, she became the youngest recipient of India's highest peacetime award for bravery, the Ashok Chakra Award.
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    M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story (2016)

    Biopic of the most successful captain of the Indian Cricket team Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
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    Sarbjit (2016)

    Biopic of Sarabjit Singh who was a farmer residing at Bhikiwind, Punjab, near the Indo-Pak border, crossed the border after having a couple of drinks. However, he was mistaken to be an Indian spy and was sentenced with capital punishment.
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    Aligarh (2015)

    A true story of Dr. Shrinivas Ramchandra Siras, who was suspended from his job because of his sexual orientation.
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    Manjhi: The Mountain Man (2015)

    A true story of Dashrath Manjhi, widely known as the "Mountain Man", was a poor labourer in Gehlaur village, near Gaya in Bihar, India, who carved a path 9.1 metres (30 ft) wide and 110 metres (360 ft) long through a hill 7.6 metres (25 ft) using only a hammer and chisel.
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    Budhia Singh: Born to Run (2016)

    Biopic of Budhia Singh, the world's youngest marathon runner whose story garnered controversy and inspiration around the world.
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    The Man Who Knew Infinity (2015)

    Biopic of pioneer Indian mathematician, Srinivasa Ramanujan, and his friendship with his mentor, Professor G.H. Hardy.
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    Sachin (2017)

    Biopic of the greatest Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar.
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    Sanju (2018)

    Biopic of the controversial Indian film actor Sanjay Dutt.

    [Added on July 10, 2018]

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