Luv Ranjan and Ankur Garg’s highly anticipated biopic on Indian cricket legend Sourav Ganguly is gaining momentum, with Ayushmann Khurrana officially signed to headline the project. The collaboration between Khurrana and director Vikramaditya Motwane, known for his acclaimed works like “Udaan” and “Lootera,” is generating significant buzz, marking it as one of Hindi cinema’s most exciting upcoming projects.
Both Khurrana and Motwane, recognized for their impressive bodies of work, are deemed a perfect match for this ambitious film. Ayushmann, a left-handed batsman like Ganguly, has been the producers’ preferred choice from the outset, with his formal signing recently completed. The actor is gearing up for the role, preparing for months of rigorous cricket training before the anticipated shoot, scheduled for the second half of 2024.
Initially considered for the director’s chair, Vikramaditya Motwane had passed on the Ganguly biopic to focus on other projects. However, he has now returned to helm the film, bringing his creative prowess to capture Ganguly’s life story in an inventive cinematic narrative.
The project had briefly considered Tamil director Aishwarya Rajinikanth before settling on Motwane. While the shooting timeline remains unconfirmed, stakeholders are eager for the official announcement, expecting the collaboration to yield a cinematic masterpiece.
As the stage is set for the Sourav Ganguly biopic to unfold, fans and cinephiles alike can anticipate an engaging portrayal of the cricketing icon’s life, promising a blend of Ayushmann Khurrana’s talent and Vikramaditya Motwane’s directorial finesse. Keep an eye on Cinekolkata.com for further updates on this thrilling biographical drama.