5 Inspirational Bollywood Movies Every Sports Fanatic Should Watch

Updated on 19 Jan, 2018 at 4:04 pm


Sports movies are not just movies, they’re tales of human spirit triumphing over adversity. Some boast of team spirit while others are story of exceptional individuals. But almost all of them are inspiring which make us want to stand up and applaud for those personalities or individuals behind the movies.

Below is a list of 5 such movies that will inspire you to achieve the impossible and encourage you to push your boundaries.

1. Sultan

The film is about a middle-aged wrestler, Sultan Ali Khan, who, after the death of his son, gives up the sport. However, years later, circumstances force him to revive his career and win back the respect of his loved ones.


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2. Mary Kom

This film is a biopic on the life of Olympic medalist and five time World Boxing Champion Mary Kom who went through several hardships before audaciously accomplishing her ultimate dream.


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3. Chak De India

This great movie is based on a real-life former hockey coach who was branded a traitor following a defeat in a tournament. The film is about how he coaches the Indian women’s national hockey team to prove his loyalty to the nation.



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4. Sachin: A Billion Dreams

‘Sachin: A Billion Dreams’ is the tale of a small boy with dreams and his journey to becoming the ‘God of Cricket’ and one of the most celebrated sports personalities in the country. You can catch this inspirational movie this Independence Day, August 15, at 8pm on Sony MAX And MAX 2. 


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5. Bhaag Milkha Bhaag

This film is the story of Milkha Singh or the ‘Flying Sikh’ who overcame many agonising obstacles to become a world champion, Olympian and one of India’s most iconic athletes. This movie will definitely motivate you to get off your couch and work on your fitness.


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