Mission Mangal at English Vinglish: Motivational Bollywood Films That Will Leave You Inspired

Movies have the ability to evoke in us many kinds of emotions. Although there are many genres in movies such as action, comedy, horror, drama, thriller, etc. But the most memorable belong to the inspirational genre. Bollywood has a long list of these films, and to motivate you a bit. From Mission Mangal, Chak De! From India to English Vinglish, here is a list of motivational Bollywood movies that will change your life.

Motivational Bollywood Movies:

Mission Mangal

Mission Mangal is loosely based on the lives of Indian Space Research Organization scientists who contributed to India’s first interplanetary expedition Mars Orbiter Mission. It beautifully depicts the inspiring and motivating story of the Mars Orbiter mission team.

Cast: Akshay Kumar, Vidya Balan, Sonakshi Sinha, Taapsee Pannu, Nithya Menen, Kirti Kulhari, Sharman Joshi, HG Dattatreya and Vikram Gokhale.

Ravine Boy

The story of the movie Gully Boy was based on the lives of two Indian rappers and featured their own journeys from a Mumbai slum to become one of India’s top rappers. The plot followed the life of Vivian Fernandes, popularly known as Divine, with Naved Shaikh known as Naezy.

Cast: Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt, Kalki Koechlin, Siddhant Chaturvedi, Vijay Varma, Amruta Subhash and Vijay Raaz.

English vinglish

The English film Vinglish is the story of Shashi, a woman who does not know English and is made to feel uncomfortable about it by her family and society in general. The film is also an inspiring story to this day.

Cast: Sridevi, Adil Hussain, French actor Mehdi Nebbou and Priya Anand.

Bhaag Milkha Bhaag

The story is based on the life of Milkha Singh, an Indian athlete and Olympian who was a Commonwealth Games champion and two-time Asian Games 400m champion. The film is an absolute reminder for everyone involved in the sport.

Cast: Farhan Akhtar, Sonam Kapoor, Divya Dutta, Meesha Shafi, Pavan Malhotra, Yograj Singh, Art Malik and Prakash Raj.

wake up sid

The story of a lazy student from Mumbai who does absolutely nothing, with a turn of events, Sid will fulfill his potential in this world and become a success in the busy life of Mumbai. It’s inspiring, exciting and very enjoyable

With: Ranbir Kapoor, Konkona Sen Sharma, Anupam Kher, Supriya Pathak, Rahul Khanna, Kashmera Shah, Shikha Talsania, Namit Das and Krutika Bolaki.

Chak De! India

Chak De! India tells a fictional story about the Indian women’s national field hockey team, which was loosely inspired by the Indian team’s victory at the 2002 Commonwealth Games. It was released in 2007 and remains one of best sports movies released from india.

Cast: Shah Rukh Khan, Vidya Malvade, Sagarika Ghatge, Shilpa Shukla, Arya Menon, Seema Azmi, Nisha Nair, Sandia Furtado, Masochon V. Zimik, Kimi Laldawla, Chitrashi Rawat, Shubhi Mehta and Anaitha Nair.

3 idiots

Loosely adapted from the novel Five Point Someone by Chetan Bhagat. It is the story of young boys named Rancho, Farhan Qureshi and Raju Rastogi. It is an inspiring film because of its acting, story and film concept.

Cast: Aamir Khan, R. Madhavan, Sharman Joshi, Kareena Kapoor, Boman Irani and Omi Vaidya

Mary Kom

It is a 2014 biographical sports film based on the life of eponymous female boxer Mary Kom. The film depicts Kom’s journey from becoming a boxer to her victory at the 2008 World Boxing Championships in Ningbo.

With: Priyanka Chopra, Darshan Kumar and Sunil Thapa.

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