As the trend of biopics grips Bollywood, here's a look at all those Bollywood actors who shared an uncanny resemblance to the real-life personalities they essayed on screen. From Ranbir Kapoor as Sanjay Dutt in the biopic 'Sanju' to Nawazuddin Siddiqui as Balasaheb Thackeray in his biopic, here's a look at Bollywood personalities who nailed the 'real' look.
The Sanjay Dutt biopic 'Sanju' which hit screens on June 29th, has been shattering box office records as fans in awe of Ranbir Kapoor's portrayal of Sanjay Dutt have been thronging theatres. The movie has been subject to audience interest ever since Ranbir was first spotted in his 'Sanju' avatar. Ranbir's uncanny resemblance to Sanjay Dutt left many perplexed and contributed to the curiosity factor surrounding 'Sanju'.
The film and Ranbir's stellar performance lived up to all the hype and has gone on to rake in over Rs. 316. 64 crore so far.
Anupam Kher has been stealing the limelight with his striking resemblance to former Indian Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh in the film 'The Accidental Prime Minister'.
A glance at Anupam Kher in his on-screen look and he could be easily mistaken for the former Prime Minister. The film which is based on the book written by Sanjaya Baru is slated for release on December 21 and it would be interesting to see Kher portray Dr Manmohan Singh on the big screen.
The gripping teaser of 'Thackeray' a biopic on the life Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray left audiences awestruck not just with Nawazuddin Siddiqui's look but also with his mannerisms.
A small glimpse of the actor as Bal Thackeray was enough to create immense audience curiosity for the film. 'Thackeray' directed by Abhijit Panse is slated for a release on January 23, 2019.
Rajkummar Rao took everyone by surprise with his look as Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose in the series ' Bose: Dead/Alive'.
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The actor, who has proved his acting prowess on multiple occasions, made everyone sit up and take notice of his innate acting ability once again. The show ran for one season in 2017.
Randeep Hooda made headlines for his shocking transformation to get into the character of Sarbjit Singh in the biopic on the farmer who crossed the Indo- Pak border and was mistaken to be an Indian spy. The film also starred Aishwarya Rai Bachchan as Sarbjit's sister Dalbir Kaur who fought for over 20 years for her brother's freedom.