Nawazuddin Siddiqui to play Bal Thackeray in upcoming biopic based on Shiv Sena founder?

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 16 December 2017, 01:57 PM
Nawazuddin Siddiqui to play Bal Thackeray in upcoming biopic based on Shiv Sena founder?
Nawazuddin Siddiqui to play Bal Thackeray in upcoming biopic based on Shiv Sena founder?

There’s no doubt that Nawazuddin Siddiqui is one of the finest talents in Bollywood. The actor is known for his magnificent performance in films Gangs Of Wasseypur, Kahani, Bajrangi Bhaijaan and Raees

The Munna Michael star has cemented a strong place in the Hindi film industry on the back of unconventional roles. 

The Badlapur actor is all set to play one of the most challenging roles of his career, if a recent DNA report is to go by. Nawazuddin will portray the role of Bal Thackeray in an upcoming biopic based on Shiv Sena founder as per the report. 

The official announcement for the film will be made on December 21 in Mumbai where veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan will also be present, as per the publication. As of now, the Monsoon Shootout actor is yet to comment on the same. 

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Shiv Sena spokesperson Sanjay Raut has written the storyline of the upcoming film, added the DNA report.  

Grapevines were earlier buzzing with the news that Smita Thackeray was making a biopic on Bal Thackeray’s life. It was reported that Big B was being considered for the titular role. 

Other actors who were in contention include Akshay Kumar, Shah Rukh Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui. It is yet not clear if this is the same film or not. 

We believe Nawazuddin is the perfect choice to play the role of one of the strongest political figures in Maharashtra. 

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First Published: Saturday, December 16, 2017 11:52 AM
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