Bollywood is a big industry, every star has fascination towards football. While they can't go take part in the FIFA World Cup 2014, they can for sure make some movies on Football.
Taking this seriously is John Abraham whose upcoming project in
based on Football. He has early done a movie, Dhan Dhana Dhan Goal on the
same line, where he plays the role of a football player. It is a
2007 Bollywood sport film, a contemporary fictional story of the
South Asian community in the UK, told through the prism of
John Abraham who is currently living the 2014 FIFA World Cup
fever, is also a co-owner of Indian Super League (ISL) Guwahati
franchise North East United FC. If rumours are to be believed then
he may just rope in some real football players for his movie
The film, he says, is a truly inspirational story of late Indian
footballer Sibdas Bhaduri, who captained Mohun Bagan in the
historic 1911 IFA Shield final when they defeated the East
Yorkshire Regiment to become the maiden Asian team to emerge
victorious in the competition. John is a football fan himself and
he is not just producing but also acting in. He says the movie will
turn out to be as different as his past two productions, both of
which pocketed National Film Awards in different categories,
Donor and Madras Cafe.
With the ongoing football fever, why not list out all the
Bollywood movies that were ever based on football. Read on and find
out all the Bollywood movies that were based on football.
Dhan Dhana Dhan Goal
Dhan Dhana Dhan Goal had John Abraham, Bipasha Basu as lead
characters in the story of a football loving South Asian community
in the UK.
Bend It Like Beckham
Bend it Like Beckham was directed by Gurinder Chadha, starring
Parminder Nagra, Keira Knightley and Anupam Kher is a story of an
Indian girl's passion for football and how she convinces her family
to let her achieve her dream.
Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna
Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna had Shah Rukh Khan as the lead actor who
the role of Dev, a successful soccer player in the United States
who loses his career due to a fatal accident that cause him to limp
through out his life.
Sikandar is a story of a 14 year old schoolboy who is passionate
about football, but unfortunate circumstances change his
Saaheb, a 1985 movie starred Anil Kapoor, Raakhe, Amrita Singh.
It is the story of a football player, caught in the life and it's
Hip Hip Hurray
Hip Hip Hurray was a 1984 Hindi film directed by Prakash Jha,
the story of a computer engineer who takes up a temporary job as
sports instructor in a school and leads the school to historic
victory in a football match.