Freddie Mercury was a musical genius known for his powerful stage presence and killer vocals. His personality boomed all the way from the stage and he was known to be a phenomenal artist and performer. He tragically passed away from bronchial pneumonia due to complications from AIDS but is remembered for the songs he created with his band, Queen, writing classics including "Bohemian Rhapsody", "Killer Queen", "Somebody to Love", "Don't Stop Me Now", "Crazy Little Thing Called Love", and "We Are the Champions". He formed Queen in 1970 with guitarist Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor.
The legend is now remembered through a biographical movie called "Bohemian Rhapsody" about the British rock band, right from their formation to their 1985 Live Aid performance.
The movie stars Rami Malek as singer Freddie Mercury, with Lucy Boynton, Gwilym Lee, Ben Hardy, Joseph Mazzello, Aidan Gillen, Tom Hollander, and Mike Myers in supporting roles. The trailer for the movie got more than 5 million views in the first 24 hours, it was the top trending video on YouTube. The stats speak for themselves. Before watching the movie, it's important to know a couple of facts about Mercury in order to fully enjoy the movie.