Why do you think Biographies are made? What will a person get from someone else’s life story? There are many answers to these questions as Biographies teach us many different things. As they are the life stories of some famous person, these people share their personal experiences in their stories which teaches you the way to fight in those tough situations. Not only this, but the Biographies are very inspiring too. This is because many people have risen to the heights of success from ashes. This inspires many people in this world that if they can do it, why can’t you?
In this post, we are going to tell you about the top Biography Audiobooks that are easily available on the internet and are very inspiring to listen to. You will definitely find something new in yourself after listening to them.
1. Kapil Dev | Writer – Debdeep Majumdar
There was a time when nobody took Indian team seriously in cricket, but then a man came and changed the scenario. He won the Worldcup for India when nobody expected such a thing from Indian team. Yes, we are talking about Kapil Dev. Kapil Dev Ram Lal Nikhanj, a former Indian cricketer. He was a fast bowler and a hard hitting middle order batsman. Regarded as one of the greatest all-rounders to play the game, he is also regarded as one of the greatest captains in the history of cricket.
2. Khushwant Singh | Writer – Neena Mahajan
When nobody acknowledged an Indian as an English writer, this man took it as a challenge and successfully made his name among the best English writers in the world. His way of storytelling just mesmerises people and they feel like they have become a part of that world. His biography is something you should definitely listen to.
3. Anupam Kher | Writer – Sunil Gupta
Anupam Kher is a name that needs no introduction today. He is considered one of the best actors this country has ever produced as he certainly is a legend in this field. But, becoming the Anupam Kher that he is today was not easy. He struggled very hard and his struggle paid off. He became the director of that honorary institute in which he used to study once. Listen to his Biography and get inspired.
4. Madhuri Dixit
Madhuri Dixit! What do you remember from this name? Probably the legendary actress, Madhuri Dixit’s remarkable acting in the Bollywood movies and her Flawless and perfect dancing skills, which made trillions of people go crazy. So Listen to the Madhuri Dixit Biography written by Monica Patedar. Madhuri Dixit is a name, which will never get old as long as acting and dancing, and rather the Bollywood Industry has its existence.
5. Major Dhyan Chand
The ‘Hockey ka Jadugar’ major Dhyanchand has a very interesting life journey. He struggled hard to play hockey. There were times when he did not have a hockey stick to play with and he would wait until his friends were done playing and after that he would get some chance to play. But, even after this he managed to become Major Dhyanchand. His story is worth listening to.
6. Bishan Singh Bedi: Firaki ka Sardar
Cricket bowling is very much dominated by spin bowlers and this can be proved with the fact that the top 3 wicket takers in test cricket are spinners. From 1966, when Bishan Singh represented India for the first time, to the late 1970s, when he was nearing the end of his career, Indian cricket went through a spectacular spin revolution that changed cricket forever and people started to favour spin bowling.
7. Sonia Gandhi | Writer – Debdeep Majumdar
Can you imagine a person becoming the most powerful politician of a country in which she wasn’t even born? Sonia Gandhi made it possible. Wife of Late Shri Rajiv Gandhi is an Italian by birth but nobody would disagree that she is one of the most influential personalities independent India has seen in its history. She faced a lot of criticism in her journey but she never gave up.
8. Shahrukh Khan | Writer – Asha Shukla
Do you know that Shahrukh Khan didn’t come to Mumbai to be an actor but instead he came here to find the love of his life, Gauri Khan who shifted to Mumbai. He struggled a lot, slept on benches with an empty stomach and now, he is the richest actor in the world. His story is nothing but inspiration to every person who believes that life is full of agony. His story is proof that the only thing that matters is your will to do something.
9. Remo D’souza
Like SRK, Remo, too, didn’t come to Mumbai to become a dancer but he came here because of a bet he had with her sister. It is because of that bet he started working as a background dancer in bollywood and later became a choreographer. He also directed many stars behind whom he used to dance. Agree or not, this man is a big reason behind putting Indian dancers on the world level and letting the world know the dancing talent India has.
10. Rajendra Prasad | Writer – Samir Gautam
Dr. Rajendra Prasad, the first president of India is an inspiration to many. Becoming the president of any country is always a great deal and when the country has recently got independence after the struggle of 200 years, it becomes more special. Listen to this audiobook and get a chance to know the entire life journey of Dr. Rajendra Prasad.
11. Gopal Krishna Gokhale | Writer – Harshil Patidar
If a personality like Mahatma Gandhi, who is the idol of millions of people in this world, considers someone as his political guru, then you can guess the kind of wisdom that man would have. This is the life story of Gopal Krishna Gokhale, a legendary freedom fighter and a teacher to many other freedom fighters as well.
12. Raman Raghav – India’s First Serial Killer
Killing someone is a horrible crime because you destroy the entire family of that person. No one is born a killer but they become a horrible monster due to some circumstances. This is the story of a man who came to Mumbai to work in mills but ended up killing 41 people. This is the story of India’s first documented serial killer Raman Raghav.
13. Tendulkar Ki Kahani Unhi KI Zubani | Writer – Sachin Tendulkar with Boriya Majumdar
Do you know that Sachin Tendulkar, who is counted among the world’s best batsmen in the history of cricket and awarded Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian award, loves vada-pav and this madness made him the emperor of the cricket world! There are many amazing things to know about him, his struggles and his superstitions. To know such interesting things about Sachin, listen to his biography.
14. Pratham antariksh yatri yuri gagrin | Writer – Rakesh sharma
It took only two hours to achieve his great achievement, but behind it was years of hard work and hard practice. This megastar, who set the record of success at the age of just 27, left the world at the young age of just 33 years. The urge to know the unknown space led Yuri Gagarin to the space mission. And it was heartbreaking to imagine going to space for the first time. Even if you can reach there and reach there, will you be able to return to the living earth? Beyond all these questions, Yuri Gagarin gave a new height to human life by reaching space and paved the way for future space missions. Hear the inspirational biography of Yuri Gagarin, a man of amazing vitality and unequaled courage.
15. Raja Ram Mohan Roy | Writer – Momita Bagchi
India has many evil practices in its society but they were too much in the 18th century. One such evil practice was Sati, in which the female was burnt alive with her dead husband. Raja Ram Mohan Roy was the one who took stand against this practice and threw it away from the society. He was a great scholar, artist, freedom fighter and what not. This is the personality everybody should know about.
Thalavi Amma Jayakumar Jayalalithaa alias J Jayalalithaa. Talking about the selected most powerful women politicians of independent India, J Jayalalithaa may be named after Indira Gandhi in that list, but if we talk about those women personalities who maintained their dominance in two opposite fields, then without any doubt that There will be only one name in the list that is Thalavi J Jayalalithaa.
17. Dilip Sardesai: Goa ke Renesa Purush
The life of an Indian cricketer in the 1950s and 60s was not very easy. When Dileep played for India for the first time, he used to get Rs 250 per Test match. Once in 1956, when the five-day Test match was over, 50 rupees were deducted from his fees.
18. Virat Kohli: Nayi Sadi Ka Shahanshah
Virat is in many ways a form of young Indian. The courage of this new India is equal to its desire to succeed. Here traditionalism is not given much importance, but new ideas are welcomed. As a cricketer, Virat has become a master batsman and is carrying the torch of this generation.
19. Shrinivas Ramanujan | Writer – Deepa Soni
India has produced many geniuses and Shrinivas Ramanujan is one of them. He was a great mathematician who is famous in the whole world for his mathematical mind. He is one of the very few people to discover the value of pie. It is sad that this genius left the world very early when he had many more things to discover and provide much more knowledge to this world.
20. Sanjeev Kapoor | Writer – Samir Gautam
India is a society where you would be mocked if you say that you will become a chef. People who live here think that it is not a very good job and it will take you nowhere. Chef Sanjeev proved everybody wrong. Today, he is known all over the world because of his cooking skills. He is an inspiration to many who dare to dream of something different.
21. Mangal Pandey | Writer – Sarvesh Kumar Saxena
We all know that the Revolt of 1857 was the first freedom struggle of India but very few people know the actual man who started it. It was Mangal Pandey who started the revolt by refusing to use the weapons of British army. It takes a lot of courage to stand alone in front of a dictatorship when you know you might get killed.
22. Sourav Ganguly | Writer – Sakshi Arora
Bengal Tiger and former Indian cricket team captain Sourav Ganguly can be said to be one of the most dynamic captains in Indian Cricket. He is a very big reason behind many successful cricketers today. Popularly known as Dada, he married his childhood sweetheart Donna after driving her away from home. To know more such interesting things related to his life, listen to his biography on Kuku FM.
23. Rishi Kapoor
Last year, Bollywood lost one of its gems in the form of Rishi Kapoor. In September 1952, Rishi Kapoor was born in Mumbai to Raj Kapoor and Krishna Raj Kapoor, the first showman of the Hindi film industry. Born in a Hindu Punjabi family in Mumbai, Rishi Kapoor originally belonged to Peshawar Pakistan. His father and grandfather’s haveli was in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa of Peshawar. Debuted at a very young age, he enjoyed a very long film career, in which he gave performances which will be remembered for ages.
24. Kishore Kumar | Lekhika – Aasha Shukla
In my view, Kishore Kumar is the best singer this country has seen till now. His evergreen songs will remain in this country till the end of life on this planet. Kishore Kumar was born on 4 August 1929 in Khandwa city of Madhya Pradesh. His father Kunjlal Ganguly was a reputed lawyer. These were four siblings. Three brothers and one sister. The elder brothers were Ashok Kumar and Anoop Kumar and sister Sati Devi. He was the second among siblings. His real name was Abhas Kumar. What made him change his name? How did the son of a lawyer become a singer? Listen to this audiobook and find out.
25. Rahul Dravid | Writer – Sachin Goswami
Rahul Dravid is the best test cricket batsman to take birth till now. The way he played in this format of the game was way better than any other player. He has saved the Indian innings many times with his temperament towards this format which earned him the title of ‘The Wall’.
These were top 25 Biography Audiobooks that you should listen to. These audiobooks are easily available on our platform KuKu FM and you can listen to them anytime you want.