Akshat Sundrani


Jan 11, 2022

Women centric sports films

Saand Ki Aankh

The Tushar Hiranandani directorial is based on the two oldest sharpshooters in the world, Chandro and Prakashi Tomar

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The film received critical acclaim for its lead actors, Taapsee Pannu and Bhumi Pednekar

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The 2015 wrestling film is based on the lives of the Phogat sisters and their father, Mahavir Singh Phogat

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The film is based on Mahavir Singh Phogat, who is the trainer and father of the Phogat sisters

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Mary Kom

The biographical film starring Priyanka Chopra is based on the life of boxer Mary Kom

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Kangana Ranaut stars as the struggling mother who was Captain of the Indian Kabaddi Team in the Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari directorial

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Kangana's performance in the film received significant critical praise, and she was awarded the National Film Award for Best Actress in 2021

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The Parineeti Chopra starrer was based on the life of Indian badminton player Saina Nehwal

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The film was directed by Amole Gupte and received positive reviews from critics, but it failed to do well at the box office

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The Shimit Amin directorial is based on the Indian women's national field hockey team

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Chak De! India

The film starred Shah Rukh Khan in the lead role and was a huge success

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Anushka Sharma is all set to star in a sports film based on the life of Jhulan Goswami, the former Indian captain of women's cricket

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Chakda Xpress

The film is set to be released on Netflix and is being hailed as the first biopic of a female cricketer

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