We have had the likes of Farhan Akhtar playing the legendary sprinter Milkha Singh, Randeep Hooda as the serial killer Charles Shobraj or Emraan Hashmi as tainted former Indian cricket captain Mohammad Azharuddin.
We all know actor Ranbir Kapoor is going to bring the controversy-marred life of charming Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt on the silver screen. The biopic movie directed by talented Rajkumar Hirani is shot extensively, and the leaked pictures of Ranbir Kapoor as Sanjay Dutt from the sets are only adding to the excitement among fans for the film. The 34-year-old actor Kapoor has undergone massive transformation to resemble 57-year-old Dutt, diminishing the difference from reel to the real person.
Ranbir Kapoor emulating Sanjay Dutt in an untitled film is not the first time when Bollywood actors have shown their brilliance in identifying with the real individuals in biopic movies. We have had the likes of Farhan Akhtar playing the legendary sprinter Milkha Singh, Randeep Hooda as the serial killer Charles Shobraj or
Emraan Hashmi as tainted former Indian cricket captain Mohammad Azharuddin. Here’s a look at the best of biopic films when the on-screen actors went the length to resemble the original characters.
1. Ranbir Kapoor as Sanjay Dutt
Recently, few photos from the sets of Rajkumar Hirani’s untitled project on actor Sanjay Dutt’s biopic surfaced on the internet. The viral pictures had the lead actor Ranbir Kapoor seen as an older version of the star. Ranbir sported the same signature vermillion tika, salt and pepper facial hair, blue shirt and denim just like Sanjay Dutt wore after he was released from Pune’s Yerwada jail. The older actor was convicted in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case and had served a 42-month sentence there. Not just this important sequence but we also Ranbir Kapoor chilling with his on-screen kids, who play Sanjay Dutt’s twins – Iqra and Shahraan Dutt with his third wife, Manyata Dutt.