Bollywood News Update: Major Dhyan Chand Biopic To Be Directed By Abhishek Chaubey & To Be Produced By Ronie Screwvala
A biopic of the Indian Hockey Legend is on the cards. Read this article for more details about the film.
Bollywood News Update: It has been a little while now since the news of the biopic on Indian Hockey Star Major Dhyan Chand is to be made. Now it is being reported that Abhishek Chaubey and Ronnie Screwvala are joining hands to bring it to the big screen.
The writing of the story is being done by Supratik Sen & Abhishek Chaubey and they are also working on the screenplay of the film. No announcement on the star cast has been made yet. But as per our sources, a big actor will be roped in to play the legend, Dhyan Chand.
Bollywood News Update: Details
Dhyan Chand has been a legend for Indian Hockey. He played for India from 1925 to 1949 scoring over 1500 goals in 185 matches. He leads the Indian Hockey Team to three Olympic Gold Medals in the year 1928, 1932 & 1936. Dhyan Chand was awarded the Padma Bhushan in the year 1956.
His birthday is celebrated as National Sports Day in India. Talking about the film director Abhishek Chaubey said that he is privileged to direct the biopic. He also said that Dhyan Chand has been a legend and we have to do a good amount of research to cover every aspect of his life. The film is scheduled to get on the floor by next year and soon the lead role actor will be announced.
Ronnie Screwvala in the past has produced big films like Swades, Uri – The Surgical Strike, A Wednesday, Barfi which were box office successful films. He said that the Dhyan Chand biopic will be the biggest film of his career and he will leave no stone to bring the best experience to the audience of the legend.
The film will be co-produced by Premnath Rajagopalan and is scheduled to go on floors early next year. We will update you about any further announcement of the film.
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