Ranbir Kapoor likely candidate to play Sourav Ganguly in his biopic
Bollywood has generated lots of biopics of Indian sportsmen in recent years. Biopics on Dhoni, Azharuddin, Tendulkar, Mary Kom, Milkha Singh has met with varied success. There is one more which is revealed to be in the pipeline.
In an interview with news18 Bangla, the former Indian captain and current BCCI president, Ranbir Kapoor likely candidate to play Sourav Ganguly in his biopic. Sourav Ganguly has revealed that the biopic on him is in the pipeline but he refrained from disclosing the director’s name. Stating the everything is being finalized.
It came to light that Hrithik Roshan was initially favoured for the role and was suggested by Neha Dhupia. But Sourav snubbed it by saying that Hrithik with his well-toned muscular body needs to bring down his physical structure to his ( Sourav) level before he can start.
As per the latest scoop, Ranbir Kapoor is the most likeliest candidate to take up Sourav’s role in the movie. Earlier Ranbir was excellent in depicting the role of Sanjay Dutt in his biopic.
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It is expected to be a big-budget movie to the tune of over Rs 200 crores and will cover the entire life of Sourav Ganguly from his younger days, though to his achievements and his becoming the BCCI president .
The script of the biopic is being written and production house have also met Sourav many times . Hence the whole process for this mega project has already started rolling .