Ayushmann Khurrana set to play Sourav Ganguly in cricketer’s biopic. Ayushmann Khurrana set to undergo intense training in preparation for the role.
In an upcoming biopic, Bollywood superstar Ayushmann Khurrana will play former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly, following in the footsteps of the late Sushant Singh Rajput. Ganguly appears to be the next in line for the cricket player biopics that are currently the talk of the town, starting with the films about MS Dhoni and Kapil Dev.
According to Peeping Moon, Bollywood producers Luv Ranjan and Ankur Garg are planning to make an ambitious biopic about Ganguly, with Ganguly playing the lead role. Vikramaditya Motwane, known for films such as Udaan, Lootera, and Jubilee, will direct the film.
“Producers Luv Ranjan and Ankur Garg have hit a six by bringing together Ayushmann Khurrana and Vikramaditya Motwane under their Luv Films banner.” “Both have established themselves as formidable forces with an incredible body of work over the years,” a source close to the situation told Peeping Moon.
“Ayushmann, who, like Ganguly, is a left-hand batsman, is an ideal fit for his biopic. While Motwane has already proven his mastery with films like Udaan, Lootera, Bhavesh Joshi Superhero, and Jubilee. ” Stakeholders are pump about the kind of cinematic masterpiece they plan to create together. “The film will be officially announce soon. ” Said the source.
MS Dhoni to play cameo in Ganguly’s biopic, Ayushmann to undergo rigorous training
Furthermore, there were reports that Ranbir Kapoor chose to play Ganguly in the film. But Ayushmann Khuranna stepped forward to take the role. Former Indian captain MS Dhoni is also said to make a cameo appearance in the film.
There were several other directors, including Aishwarya Rajinikanth. The plan fell through, and Motwane chosen as the best director for the film. In addition, actor Ayushmann Khurrana is expect to go through rigorous training and cricket sessions in preparation for his role as Ganguly. The film’s production is expect to begin in the latter half of 2024.