biggest cricket movie
The biggest cricket film of all time in Bollywood has been Sushant Singh Rajput starrer MS Dhoni. This biopic on the life of former Indian cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was the best film of Sushant Singh Rajput’s career and Sushant threw himself in the preparation of this film. Its effect was clearly visible on the success of the film. Dhoni gave an opening weekend of 66 crores after giving an opening of 21 crores at the box office. The film earned a total of 135 crores. Made on a budget of 104 crores, the film earned 216 crores worldwide.
Sachin A Billion Dreams
This film, which came in 2017, was a documentary made on the life of Sachin Tendulkar. The film made a successful attempt to portray the life of Sachin Tendulkar on screen through one of the most memorable matches of Sachin Tendulkar. However, the critics had high expectations from the film and the film did not live up to everyone’s expectations. But still since it talks about the greatest player of Indian cricket, the film earned 51 crores at the box office. At the same time, the film Worldwide had earned 76 crores.
This 2012 sports drama was a surprise hit at the box office. In the film, Sharman Joshi played the role of a father who is a modest clerk but gives his life to fulfill his son’s dream of becoming a cricketer. Made on a budget of 10 crores, this film had earned 32 crores at the box office, while worldwide this film earned 44 crores.
Lagaan is one of the best films in the history of Hindi films. And the center of this film was the rebellion of the youth of a debt-ridden village against the British rule and a successful attempt to defeat these same English boys in their own game of cricket. The film, which came in 2001, competed with Sunny Deol’s Gadar at the box office and earned 30 crores. At the same time, the film Worldwide had earned 65 crores.
Akshay Kumar’s Patiala House was the story of a Sikh family who migrate to England during the 1984 riots. Years later, the Sikh boy of this family becomes part of the England cricket team, but his father objected to this. Akshay Kumar’s character in the film was believed to be based on England cricket team player Monty Panesar. The film earned 31 crores at the box office.
Emraan Hashmi’s 2008 film was based on the rampant betting in cricket. The film was successful in capturing the changes from the world of match-fixing to cricket in the best possible way and made on a budget of 10 crores at the box office, the film earned 32 crores. At the same time, the film Worldwide had earned 44 crores.
Azhar, a biopic on the life of former Indian cricket team captain Mohammad Azharuddin, was a miserably failed film. The film focused on Azharuddin’s match-fixing allegations and his love life with Sangeeta Bijlani, but the film was rejected by critics and audiences. Emraan Hashmi’s casting in the film was also termed as a misfit. However, it was in the news a lot since the announcement of the film. Made on a budget of 35 crores, the film earned 33 crores. At the same time, the film Worldwide had earned 56 crores.
Nagesh Kukunoor’s film Iqbal is probably one of the most beloved and best films in the history of cricket films. The Shreyas Talpade starrer was the story of a deaf and dumb boy who has only one dream – to become a cricketer. His sister and coach help him in fulfilling this dream. The budget of this film, which came in 2005, was 2.5 crores and it earned 4.5 crores at the box office. At the same time, the film Worldwide had earned 5.6 crores.
83 will break records
If seen, 83 has to break the great records of MS Dhoni on one hand and on the other hand the list of greatest films in the world like Lagaan. Lagaan is the only film from India that was included in the list of top 5 films of the Oscars and was nominated in the category of Best Film. It is believed that Ranveer Singh is going to break the records of both these films easily.
upcoming cricket movies
At the same time, after 83, many cricket films are being prepared. Where soon after 83, Shahid Kapoor starrer Jersey will be released on December 31, which is the Hindi remake of the Telugu film Jersey. On the other hand, Taapsee Pannu will also be seen in the biopic of Indian women’s cricket team captain Mithali Raj. Apart from this, Karthik Aryan is also preparing for a cricket film, while Anushka Sharma is also preparing for the biopic of former Indian women’s cricket team captain Jhulan Goswami. Recently Dharma Productions announced Mr and Mrs Mahi with Janhvi Kapoor – Rajkummar Rao, which is being told the story of a couple playing cricket.