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Janhvi Kapoor and Rajkummar Rao starrer Mr and Mrs Mahi is all set to hit the theatres on  May 31. Both the actors have been busy promoting the movie. The film is a about Mahima (Jahnvi) and Mahendra’s (Rajkummar) love story. Mahendra and Mahima get married in an arranged marriage set up who later realise they have similar interest in cricket. Further Rajkummar’s character helps his wife Mahima to pursue a career in cricket after he realises her ability. The movie has more to offer than just love and drama. Although, as Mr and Mrs Mahi is yet to release, let us go through top 10 cricket centric movie from Bollywood that were loved and praised by many cricket fanatics.

Real- life based Cricket movies

M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story
M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story is a 2016 Indian Hindi-language biographical film written and directed by Neeraj Pandey. It is the story of the legendary cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s early life struggles to achieve the success in the field of Cricket. The movie stars Sushant Singh Rajput as Dhoni.


Ranveer Singh portrays Kapil Dev, leading India as the underdogs to a historic victory in the 1983 Cricket World Cup final against the West Indies. The movie was highly acclaimed by cricket fans.

Shabaash Mithu

Taapsee Pannu starrer Shabaash Mithu is a real-life story of Mithali Raj who is a former cricketer in the Female Indian Cricket Team. The film is based on her life challenges and the events of her life’s journey in the world of women’s cricket. 


Emraan Hashmi plays Azhar Mohammad, a cricketer from a middle-class family who rises to prominence. The movie, loosely based on Azhar’s life, explores how match-fixing allegations threaten his career. Nargis Fakhri and Prachi Desai also have significant roles.

Fiction- based Cricket movies


The story is about Arjun Talwar, a cricketer who quits cricket and decides to revive his career at the age of 36. Shahid Kapoor and Mrunal Thakur are in the lead roles in this film. Jersey is written and directed by Gowtam Tinnanuri.

Kai Po Che

Three friends establish an academy to train aspiring cricketers. Their journey is disrupted by an earthquake, political instability, and communal riots. The film stars Sushant Singh Rajput, Rajkummar Rao, and Amit Sadh.

Patiala House

Gattu, who loves cricket despite his father’s disdain for the sport, faces a dilemma when he is selected for an English team. He must choose between his dreams and his father’s wishes. The film features Akshay Kumar, Anushka Sharma, Rishi Kapoor, and Dimple Kapadia and was released in 2011.

Dil Bole Hadippa

Rani Mukerji stars as Veera, a cricket-enthusiast Punjabi girl who disguises herself as a man to join the men’s cricket team and play in the World Cup. She eventually falls in love with her team’s coach, Rohan, played by Shahid Kapoor.


Released in 2001, ‘Lagaan’ stars Aamir Khan as Bhuvan, a farmer in Champaner who challenges British colonialists to a cricket match. If his village wins, they will be exempt from paying taxes for three years.


Anina (Saiyam Kher), a young cricket prodigy, loses her right hand before her international debut. A former cricketer (Abhishek Bachchan) offers her hope and innovative training, transforming her into a bowler with a new style for the Indian cricket team.

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