Most talked about biopics you just cannot miss


Though the Amrita Pritam biopic has been delayed for the longest of time but if things fall into place and the rumours turn out to be true, we may get to watch the never seen before pairing of the ‘Highway’ girl Alia Bhatt and ‘Guru’ Abhishek Bachchan in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s next based on the life of poet Sahir Ludhianvi and his companion Amrita Pritam. According to reports, Bhansali has already confirmed Junior Bachchan and finds Alia the best suited for the role of the leading lady. He is reportedly of the opinion that the actress is the most appropriate choice to play Amrita Pritam as she exudes poise and confidence of a certain kind. Meanwhile, Alia is looking forward to the release of her film ‘Raazi’ whereas Abhishek has just wrapped up the shooting of ‘Manmarziyaan’.Anil Kapoor and son Harshvardhan Kapoor will soon be collaborating on the big screen for the Abhinav Bindra biopic. While Harshvardhan will play the ace Indian shooter in the film, Anil will be seen playing his on-screen father.
Harshvardhan has been putting a lot of efforts for the biopic. He has been training hard to get in proper shape and now reports suggest that he will be prepping jointly with his dad for the same.
A source to a daily confirmed that Harsh and Anil will leave for Chandigarh (Bindra’s hometown) after the release of Harshvardhan’s next film ‘Bhavesh Joshi’. The source further added that the Kapoors have freed their calendar from July to October to do an extensive research for the biopic. The father and the son duo will also meet Bindra and his family to understand their nuances and will try to incorporate that in their performances.
The biopic is set to hit the screens next year.Anupam Kher on Thursday took to Twitter and shared a few stills from his upcoming film, ‘The Accidental Prime Minister’, based on the book by Sanjaya Baru of the same name. The film, which features Kher in the lead role, traces the making and unmaking of the former Prime Minister of India, Dr Manmohan Singh.
The actor’s tweet read, “Happy to share my first look of #DrManmohanSingh, India’s Former Prime Minister from the movie #TheAccidentalPrimeMinister directed by #VijayRatnakarGutte & produced by #BohraBrothers. Creative producer is @mehtahansal. Film is based on #SanjayBaru’s book with the same title. ??”
Ever since the first poster of the movie released a few months ago, the striking resemblance between the veteran actor and the former PM has become a talking point and these new stills just prove them right.
Directed by debutant Vijay Ratnakar Gutte, along with Hansal Mehta as the creative producer, the film also features Akshaye Khanna in a pivotal role.Ankita Lokhande is all set to make her Bollywood debut with the Kangana Ranaut starrer ‘Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi’. She is essaying the role of Jhalkari Bai who was a close guard to Rani Laxmibai. Recently, at an event, she apparently revealed the release date of historical drama.
According to reports, Ankita revealed at a media interaction that the Krish directorial will release on August 3rd and that people can see her work on that day. She also added that she is equally excited to catch the film and hopes that there won’t be further changes in the date. ‘Manikarnika’ was initially supposed to release on April 27th but was then pushed back to an undisclosed date. An official confirmation is awaited from the makers to see if the date revealed by Ankita is the correct one.


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