Shakuntala Devi to Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl – The biopics which will be releasing on OTT

We all are in this pandemic situation and one common thing we all are missing badly is watching our favorite stars on the big screen. While this wish of ours has not been fulfilled but film-makers are also sorting out alternate ways to bring entertainment to our doorsteps. Yes, I am talking about the movies that are gonna be released soon on online platforms. Here is a list of such upcoming biographical Films:


  • Bhuj: The Pride of India:- Made on the life of IAF Squadron Leader Vijay Karnik, the movie stars Ajay Devgn in the lead role. The main cast also includes Sanjay Dutt, Sonakshi Sinha, Ammy Virk, Nora Fatehi, Sharad Kelkar and Pranitha Subhash. The movie will show the war-scenes of 1971 Indo-Pak war. It has also joined the list of Bollywood films to be released on OTT platform and will stream on Disney Plus Hotstar.

Bhuj The Pride of India

  • Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl :- A Biographical Film based on the life of Air Force pilot, Gunjan Saxena who was the first Indian Female pilot in combat. It unveils the journey of the brave girl. Janhvi Kapoor is seen playing the role of Gunjan Saxena. The movie, made under the direction of Sharan Sharma and co-produced by Karan Johar, is all set for its Online release in August,2020.

Gunjan Saxena The Kargil Girl


  • Shakuntala Devi :- This is an upcoming film based on the life of Indian Writer and Great Mathematician, Shakuntala Devi, popularly known as “Human Computer”. Vidya Balan will be seen portraying her character in the film. This Anu Menon directorial is all set to hit on the online screens on 31 July, 2020 as the theatrical release was postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic. Now, it will be streaming on Prime Video.

Shakuntala Devi

  •  Prithviraj :- Bollywood Star Akshay Kumar will be seen in the Character of Great Indian King, Prithviraj Chauhan. Besides Akshay, Manushi Chhillar will also be making her debut in the movie world through the film, playing the role of his wife. The movie will present us the story of Fearless Chahamana King and his great life-story.  It is made under the direction of Chandraprakash Dwivedi and will also feature Sonu Sood And Sanjay Dutt in the cast.

Prithviraj Chauhan


  •  83 :- 83 is an upcoming Indian Sports drama film made on the life of former captain of Indian Men’s Cricket Team, Kapil Dev. The film is directed by Kabir Khan and stars Ranveer Singh in the lead role of Kapil Dev while Deepika Padukone will be seen playing the role of his wife. The movie will portray the story of incredible Cricket World Cup Victory in 1983, when the Indian team raised the World Cup for the first time. Though the film was scheduled to hit on the theatre screens on 10 April, 2020, it has been postponed due to the pandemic. Now, it is scheduled to be released on Christmas, this year.


  •  Thalaivi :- This is a biopic based on the life-story of late South Superstar and Politician J. Jayalalitha. Kangana Ranaut will be seen playing the lead role of the politician. The movie will display her journey from being a Tamil Filmstar to a renowned Politician. The film is directed by A.L. Vijay and produced Shailesh R Singh and V V Induri. The production of the film is currently halted and is expected to resume soon.