Here is the list of 10 incredible people who’s biopic we would want to watch after Sanjay Dutt’s biopic ‘Sanju’.
Major Dhyan Chand
Dhyan Chand is widely considered to be the best hockey player of all time, Dhyan Chand played a prominent role in making India achieve consecutive Olympic Gold Medal in 1928, 1932 and 1936. Chand joined the Indian Army at the age of 16 and took up hockey there. According to widespread reports, German dictator Adolf Hitler offered Dhyan Chand German citizenship and a position in the German Military, after watching his spectacular performance in the Berlin Olympics.
Swami Vivekananda was a Hindu monk and one of the most celebrated spiritual leaders of India. He worked towards the betterment of the society, in servitude of the poor and needy, dedicating his all for his country.
“Swamiji harmonized the East and the West, religion, and science, past and present. And that is why he is great.”
Yogendra Singh Yadav
Yogender Singh Yadav was just 16 years and 5 months old when he joined the Army. Yogender Singh Yadav became the youngest soldier to receive this honor at the age of 19. He was lauded for his efforts during the 1999 Kargil War, where he was hit by 14 bullets, but still managed to capture Tiger Hill and neutralize 8 enemy soldiers.
Captain Vikram Batra was an officer of the Indian Army, who was posthumously awarded the Param Vir Chakra, India’s highest and most prestigious award for valor, for his actions during the 1999 Kargil War. He is also known for an interview in which he stated that Pakistani Soldiers were aware of him as “Sher Shah” and addressed him as such in the middle of engagements.
Satyajit Ray was an Indian filmmaker, screenwriter, graphic artist, music composer, and author, widely regarded as one of the greatest filmmakers of the 20th century. Ray received many awards, including 32 National Film Awards by the Government of India, and awards at international film festivals.
Vasanth Kumar Shivashankar Padukone better known as Guru Dutt, was an Indian film director, producer, and actor. He is most famous for making lyrical and artistic films within the context of popular Hindi cinema of the 1950s, and expanding its commercial conventions, starting with his 1957 film Pyaasa. His movies go full house when re-released; especially in Germany, France and Japan. In 2010, he was included among CNN’s “top 25 Asian actors of all time”.
Satyendra Nath Bose
Satyendra Nath Bose is better known for his work on quantum mechanics in the early 1920s with Albert Einstein on Bose-Einstein statistics and the theory of the Bose-Einstein condensate. He was awarded India’s second highest civilian award, the Padma Vibhushan in 1954 by the Government of India. Although several Nobel Prizes were awarded for research related to the concepts of the boson, Bose-Einstein statistics and Bose-Einstein condensate, Bose himself was not awarded a Nobel Prize.
Lal Bahadur Shastri
Lal Bahadur Shastri was the 2nd Prime Minister of India and a senior leader of the Indian National Congress political party. His slogan of “Jai Jawan Jai Kisan” (“Hail the soldier, Hail the farmer”) became very popular during the war and is remembered even today.
Jaggi Vasudev or Sadhguru is an Indian Che Guevara. Jaggi Vasudev established the Isha Foundation, a non-religious, non-profit organization entirely run by volunteers. Action for Rural Rejuvenation is an initiative of the Isha Foundation was established in 2003 and seeks to benefit 70 million people in 54,000 villages across South India. As of 2010, ARR has reached over 4,200 villages and a population of over 7 million people. Sadhguru was conferred the Padma Vibhushan civilian award by the Government of India on 13 April 2017 in recognition of his contribution towards spirituality.
Rabindranath Tagore was a Bengali poet and musician who reshaped Bengali literature and music, as well as Indian art with Contextual Modernism in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Tagore is canonized as one of his nation’s greatest cultural treasures, and he was roped into a reasonably humble role: “the greatest poet India has produced. He became in 1913 the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize in Literature.