Tag: Biopic

Martyred Kashmiri Army Officer Lt Ummer Fayaz's Life To Be Depicted On Film
Martyred Kashmiri Army Officer Lt Ummer Fayaz's Life To Be Depicted On Film

Fayaz set an example for fellow Kashmiris to break the cycle of violence with his shortlived tenure in the Army. Brutally murdered by armed militants, his death shook the entire nation.

Ranbir Kapoor To Play Lead In Sourav Ganguly’s Biopic?

If you are a fan of cricketer Sourav Ganguly, then there is great news waiting for you. Dada has finally drooped clear hints on his biopic. After Sachin Tendulkar and Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Sourav Ganguly is next in line among former Indian cricket skippers whose life will be portrayed on the silver screen.

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One More Biopic On PM Narendra Modi, Gajendra Chauhan To Play Lead Role
One More Biopic On PM Narendra Modi, Gajendra Chauhan To Play Lead Role

Kolkata: A biopic inspired by the life of Prime Minister Narendra Modi called ‘Ek Aur Naren’ will be made and will feature Gajendra Chauhan, who essayed the role of Yudhishthira in B R Chopra’s mega TV serial on the epic Mahabharat, in the lead role. Film director Milan Bhowmik told PTI on Thursday that ‘Ek […]

Biopic On Malala Yousafzai To Hit The Screens On January 31

Mumbai: “Gul Makai”, a biopic on Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, is slated to be released on January 31, 2020. The film has been directed by HE Amjad Khan and produced by Sanjay Singla. It is presented by Jayantilal Gada and Tekno Films. Actor Reem Shaikh will star as Malala. The movie also features […]

Boman takes auto ride with Marathi actress-driver

Mumbai: Boman Irani was inspired by a Marathi actress named Laxmi, who also drives an auto. The Bollywood actor called her a real life hero and said he was proud of her. The 59-year-old actor met Laxmi on Thursday night, driving an auto and greeted her on the road. Sharing a video clip of the […]

Parineeti binging on Saina Nehwal's badminton videos

Mumbai: Actress Parineeti Chopra has been devoting two hours daily to watch match footage and public appearance videos of Saina Nehwal to get into the mind of the ace badminton player. The “Ishaqzaade” actress has been prepping intensely for the character to ensure she is able to get Nehwal’s mannerisms and body language as well […]

Congress urges Election Commission to stop release of Modi's biopic

Jaipur: Veteran Congress leader Suresh Mishra on Wednesday urged the Election Commission (EC) to stop the release of “PM Narendra Modi”, a biopic based on the life of the Prime Minister. The film is scheduled to be released on April 5. In a letter to the EC, Mishra said, “The release of the film during […]

Richa Chadha wraps up Shakeela biopic shoot

Mumbai: Actress Richa Chadha has wrapped up the shoot for a biopic on southern adult film actress Shakeela. She is now excited to see the final product. “Shakeela” has been a true revelation for me. It really has given me an incredible graph to work with and I’m truly excited to have done this film. […]

Shraddha Kapoor diagnosed with dengue? Shooting of 'Saina' Biopic Hit

Bollywood actress Shraddha Kapoor, who was busy shooting ‘Saina’ – a biopic based on the life of badminton player Saina Nehwal, had to stop shooting as she was reportedly diagnosed with dengue fever. According to a source who told Mumbai Mirror, Shraddha has been asked to take sufficient rest immediately after she got the news. […]

Will Sunny Deol play the character of Dharmendra on-screen?

Mumbai: Actor Sunny Deol says he is interested in making a biopic on his father and iconic actor Dharmendra, provided he gets a good writer and director to weave the story of the veteran’s life in an interesting manner. Asked if he is interested to make a biopic on his father, Sunny told the media […]

Adil Hussain hopes Assamese actor plays Hima Das in Biopic

Mumbai: Actor Adil Hussain is delighted that Akshay Kumar has expressed interest in making a biopic on sprinter Hima Das. He hopes an Assamese actor gets to play the part. Reacting to a news article wherein Akshay has said he would like to make a biopic on “young achiever” Das, Adil tweeted: “That’s a good […]

Teaser of Sanjay Dutt biopic titled 'Sanju' released

Mumbai: The first look and teaser of Sanjay Dutt’s much-awaited biopic is finally out and the Rajkumar Hirani-directed movie, featuring Ranbir Kapoor in the lead role, is titled “Sanju”. The first poster of the film was launched earlier today featuring Ranbir in the five iconic looks of Dutt from different phases of his life, starting […]

Nawazuddin starts prep work for 'Thackeray'

Mumbai: Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui has started preparing for his role as Shiv Sena founder Balasaheb Thackeray in the “Thackeray” biopic. The 43-year-old actor, who will play the title character in the film penned by Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut, today met the former politician’s son Uddhav Thackeray and grandson Aditya Thackeray. “The prep work starts […]

Kangana Ranaut injured on sets of 'Manikarnika'

Jodhpur: Actress Kangana Ranaut, who has been shooting for the biopic on Rani Laxmibai “Manikarnika”, has had her ligament torn while pulling a stunt. “The accident took place when Kangana was performing the iconic scene in fort Mehrangarh, Jodhpur where Laxmi Bai jumps off a 40 feet wall with Damodar her child tied to her […]

Biopic soon on rasogolla's inventor

Kolkata: A biopic on celebrated sweetmaker Nobin Chandra Das, regarded as the inventor of rasogolla, is in the works, its makers said on Tuesday. The film christened “Rasogolla” will be helmed by Pavel and produced by Roy-Mukherjee led production house Windows Production. “Shooting will start in January 2018. We started our research and everything around […]

Apple terminates Weinstein-produced Elvis Presley series

San Francisco: Apple has scrapped a deal with Weinstein Company for a Elvis Presley biopic series after producer Harvey Weinstein was fired from the company he co-founded. Weinstein was asked to leave after a New York Times investigation detailed numerous incidents of alleged sexual harassment by the media mogul. According to a report in Deadline.com […]

Mithali Raj to pen autobiography

New Delhi: Indian women’s cricket team captain Mithali Raj will come out with her autobiography next year which will provide a candid and revealing look into her personal and sporting life. Penguin Random House India today announced that it has acquired the rights to publish the memoir. Raj says she’s excited to share her story […]

Mithali Raj's story to be told through biopic

Mumbai: The life story of Mithali Raj, captain of the Indian women’s cricket team, will now be told through a Bollywood biopic, Viacom18 Motion Pictures announced on Tuesday. She hopes it inspires young girls to explore sports as a career. The rights for the biopic of the cricket star have been acquired by the studio […]

Rakhi Sawant to play 'missing' Honeypreet Insan

New Delhi: Actress Rakhi Sawant says she will expose Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh in a biopic in which she will star as the disgraced Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief’s adopted daughter Honeypreet Insan, who is believed to be now hiding in Nepal. “Yes, I’m playing Honeypreet as I have known her for seven to eight […]

Biopic on Jhulan Goswami to be made

Kolkata: Former Indian women’s cricket team captain Jhulan Goswami on Tuesday said a biopic will be made on her with the working title ‘Chakdah Express.’ Jhulan will be the first female cricketer on whom a biopic will be made. A biopic on former men’s team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been made while a docu-drama on […]

Tiger Shroff keen to work in biopic on Ronaldo

Mumbai: Actor Tiger Shroff says he would love to feature in a biopic on football star Cristiano Ronaldo. At the launch of Futsal Season 2 here on Friday, where he was present to support his team Mumbai Warriors, the actor was asked which footballer’s biopic does he want to see in future and which footballer’s […]

Shraddha Kapoor trains with Saina Nehwal for biopic

Mumbai: Shraddha Kapoor has started training for her role in the Saina Nehwal biopic with the ace badminton player. Saina posted a picture with Shraddha, who joined her and coach Pullela Gopichand for a training session today. “Today’s badminton practice session … Gopi sir , @ShraddhaKapoor and me #Biopic” Saina captioned the photo. “Saina” will […]

A.R. Rahman to compose for Bruce Lee biopic

New Delhi: Oscar-winning composer A.R. Rahman has been roped in to compose the music for the Bruce Lee biopic, which is being directed by Academy Award nominated filmmaker Shekhar Kapur. “A.R. Rahman is also doing the music for Bruce Lee,” Kapur, who is in Mumbai briefly, told IANS over phone. Kapur is pre-occupied with the […]

A.R. Rahman to compose for Bruce Lee biopic

New Delhi: Oscar-winning composer A.R. Rahman has been roped in to compose the music for the Bruce Lee biopic, which is being directed by Academy Award nominated filmmaker Shekhar Kapur. “A.R. Rahman is also doing the music for Bruce Lee,” Kapur, who is in Mumbai briefly, told IANS over phone. Kapur is pre-occupied with the […]

Bruce Lee biopic should be a great movie: Kabir Bedi

Mumbai: Veteran actor Kabir Bedi has hailed filmmaker Shekhar Kapurs decision to direct the Bruce Lee biopic and said it will be a “great movie”. Kapur, who helmed the Oscar winning film “Elizabeth”, will co-produce and direct “Little Dragon” — an authorised biopic of the martial arts legend and actor Bruce Lee. “Now Shekhar Kapur […]

Movie-goers charged for tax-free Sachin biopic

Balasore: Movie buffs had a harrowing experience after they had to pay entertainment tax for watching the latest flick Sachin, A Billion Dreams at a theatre in Balasore. The arbitrary collection of tax was opposed by people as the Bollywood biopic on cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar was declared ‘tax-free’ by Odisha government on May 22. […]

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'Sachin: A Billion Dreams' tax free in Maharashtra

Mumbai: Sachin Tendulkar’s biopic, ‘Sachin: A Billion Dreams’, was today declared tax free in Maharashtra. The decision to waive off entertainment tax has been taken by the state government to honour the contribution of Tendulkar in the world of sports and to ensure that the film reaches maximum number of people in theatres. The docu-drama, […]

Ramdev biopic series to air on Discovery's Hindi channel

Mumbai: A 65-episode scripted biopic series on Baba Ramdev will be aired on Discovery’s upcoming Hindi general entertainment channel in India. Discovery Communications on Tuesday announced its plan to roll out Discovery JEET, a new entertainment channel across India, starting at the end of 2017. The new channel will be the flagship for the network’s […]

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'Sachin...' to release in five languages

New Delhi: Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar’s biographical drama “Sachin: A Billion Dreams” is set to release in five languages. The makers wanted to cater to Tendulkar’s fans across the nation and hence, wanted to release the movie in Hindi, English, Marathi, Tamil and Telugu. The film’s producer Ravi Bhagchandka said in a statement: “Sachin […]

Sonu Sood to make a biopic on PV Sindhu

Mumbai: Ace shuttler Pusarla Venkata Sindhu, who became the first Indian woman to win a silver medal at the Olympics last year, is the next sports personality whose story is heading to the big screen. Actor-producer Sonu Sood is set to paint Sindhu’s life and victory on the silver screen. “It feels great to make […]

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Ranbir's popularity will increase after Sanjay Dutt biopic: Dia Mirza

Mumbai: Actress Dia Mirza says that Ranbir Kapoor’s popularity will increase ten-fold after the release of Sanjay Dutt’s biopic. Ranbir is playing the role of Sanjay in the film, helmed by Rajkumar Hirani. “Ranbir is amazing and there are no two ways about it. There has been learning curve working with him. He is supremely […]

‘Budhia Singh: Born To Run’ hits silver screen

Bhubaneswar: Manoj Bajpayee starrer “Budhia Singh – Born To Run” hit the screens across the country today. Directed by Soumendra Padhi, “Budhia Singh – Born To Run” is a biopic about Budhia Singh, who ran an incredible 48 marathons — one of which was the 65-km distance between Puri to Bhubaneswar – even before he […]

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'Budhia Singh - Born To Run' to release in August

Mumbai: Actor Manoj Bajpayee starrer “Budhia Singh – Born To Run” will hit the screens on August 5. Directed by Soumendra Padhi, “Budhia Singh – Born To Run” is a biopic about Budhia Singh, who ran 48 marathons — one of which was from Puri to Bhubaneswar when he was a five-year-old, a statement said. […]