Manoj Kumar Jena

The king of pop Michael Jackson still remains in our hearts even after his untimely demise. Jackson’s contribution to the world of music and art has made him the icon of the world. Even after he left the world too early, his legacies and his art remain in the hearts of his billions of fans across the world. 

To relive the icon’s legacy and to take his fans on a nostalgic ride, Michael Jackson’s nephew Jaafar Jackson has shared the first glimpse of the most anticipated biopic on his uncle ‘Michael’ where Jaafar is playing the icon. 

Jaafar took to his official Instagram handle and shared a black and white photo of him as Michael Jackson with the iconic ‘Toe-Stand’ pose. The post was captioned, “The Journey Starts Monday.” (SIC)

In the photo, it was hard to even guess whether it was Jaafar or Jackson due to its uncanny resemblance with the legend. 

Jaafar cracked the pose perfectly and he was wearing Jackson’s coat and hat. 

The fans thronged the comment section and got emotional seeing the photo as one user wrote, “I know your UNCLE would be so darn proud! Let’s gooooooo! Let’s go!,” and another user commented, “You got this Jaafar!! We're so proud of you. I can't wait to finally see you on that big screen.” (SIC)

Till the filing of this report, the post has amassed 77.2K likes. 

The movie is directed by Antoine Fuqua and it is scheduled to hit the theatres on April 18, 2025.