If you are planning to sit at home this weekend and do nothing,then we suggest you to watch these movies based on powerful women and feed your ego’s.
1. MARY KOM.
Actor: Priyanka Chopra
Real Women: Mary Kom
A chronicle of the life of Indian boxer Mary Kom, who went through several hardships before audaciously accomplishing her ultimate dream.
2. NO ONE KILLED JESSICA.
Actor: Vidya Balan / Rani Mukerji
Real woman: Sabrina Lall and Barkha Dutt respectively
Directed by Raj Kumar Gupta, No One Killed Jessica revolved around Jessica Lall’s murder case. While Vidya’s role was based on Sabrina Lall (Jessica’s sister), Rani’s character was inspired by NDTV’s Barkha Dutt.
3. BANDIT QUEEN.
Actor: Seema biswas
Real Women: Phoolan Devi.
The movie tells the story of the bandit queen Phoolan Devi who was sent to prison in 1983 and got free in 1994. During five years she was prosecuted by the Indian police and turned into a legend (like a modern Robin Hood) by the Indian press. Although the press tended to make her the optimal hero with blue eyes, dark hair, being tall and beautiful she was in reality an average Indian which makes it hard for the movie to fulfill the expectations of the audience and tell the truth at the same time. Later in her life,She entered into the politics and was assassinated in 2001.
4. THE IRON LADY.
Actor: Meryl Streep
Real Women: Margaret Thatcher
The Iron Lady is a tribute to the impressive life of former United Kingdom Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher. The film depicts her struggles after the death of her husband, while viewers are reminded of the great milestones of her early life and amazing political career.
Actor: Hilary Swank
Real women: Amelia Earhart
From the time she first sits in the pilot’s seat, aviatrix Amelia Earhart (Hilary Swank) feels destined to achieve great things. Beginning in 1928, she sets a number of aviation milestones, including numerous speed and altitude records, and was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic. In 1937, Amelia undertakes her greatest challenge of all: to become the first woman to circumnavigate the globe by airplane.