These Hit Movies Were Adapted From Real Life Incidents!

Real life stories and incidents are currently working the best in the Bollywood industry. People want to watch such kind of films which are based on reality. They’re becoming more and more inclined towards this kind of content so the makers are shifting their focus from all other genres to these.

This is not new to Bollywood. In the past, we have had some masterpieces that were adapted from real life.

Dev D:

Anurag Kashyap’s one of the finest movies with a completely young and talented star cast, the movie was based on the novel ‘Devdas’. Two incidents in the movie have been taken from real life. Kalki Koechlin’s leaked MMS from her school was adapted from the MMS incident of 2004 of the Delhi Public School. There is another scene in the movie where Abhay Deol rams his BMW while driving, this was taken from the Sanjeev Nanda hit and run case.

Rakht Charitra:

Vivek Oberoi made a come back after many years in this series directed by Ram Gopal Verma. The first part of the movie was appreciated whereas the second part of the movie lacked soul. Rakht Charitra is based on the life of an Andhra Pradesh based politician, Paritala Ravindra who was murdered in 2005.

Hey Ram:

This is the first and the last time we saw Kamal Hassan and Shahrukh Khan together. Hey Ram is a gripping story about Nathuram Godse who killed Mahatma Gandhi. There is one character in the movie whose name is ‘Saket Ram’ who is based on Nathuram. The main goal of the film is to show what went on inside the mind of Nathuram and his reason to kill Mahatma Gandhi.

Special 26:

Neeraj Pandey’s one of the best films, which was based on the fake CBI raids taking place in the 1980’s in India. The director also recreates a scene in the movie where the fake CBI, raids a big jeweler based in the Opera House. The movie starred Akshay Kumar, Anupam Kher, Manoj Bajpayee and many more in the lead roles.

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Samyak Sheth
Samyak Sheth

A traveller and journalist who views the world wearing multi-coloured goggles. He believes that life is to live not to survive.

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