Anything men can do, women can do better. Be it working for a living or playing a sport, women can do better. There are so many living examples of women sportspersons who inspired our Bollywood films. These movies not aspires women to take sports, but also give inspiration to men folk as well. Here is our pick of Bollywood’s 5 most inspirational sports based movies which featured women!
Sultan: The upcoming movie revolves around Anushka Sharma Arfa, in the movie who transformed herself all the way and showed the true meaning of dedication. She got the training in boxing especially for the movie. She proved that anything men can do, women can do better. Fierce and fearless, Anushka shines in the one trailer as she pins a male wrestler down.
Chak De! India (2007)- The film stars Shahrukh Khan as Kabir Khan, a former captain of the Indian men's national field-hockey team. After a disastrous loss to Pakistan, Khan was ostracized from the sport and he and his mother were driven away from the family home by angry neighbours. Seven years later, to redeem himself, Khan becomes the coach of the Indian national women's hockey team and aims to turn its sixteen contentious players into a championship unit. Not only he trains them for a tournament but to win it.
Mary Kom (2014)- Mangte Chungeijang Kom (Mary Kom) encounters a renowned coach in a boxing gym; she shares her boxing aspirations with him and convinces him to teach her. Despite her father's disapproval, she follows her passion to become one the most famous woman Boxer of all time.
Dil Bole Haddippa! A feisty cricket-expert, crazy Punjabi girl wishes to enter the men's cricket team to play in the Cricket World Cup. She disguises herself as a guy to play her dream sport, Cricket and also win at it.
Saala Khadoos (2016)- Adi Tomar had a dream to win the boxing gold for India. Instead, he languished in a nightmare for a decade after he was backstabbed by his own coach. Adi continues to dream - this time for a fiery young woman. Adi spots in her a champion. So begins a partnership between a man who loves his sport and a girl who loves her freedom. It is the beginning of a beautiful friendship and a journey towards an impossible dream.