Sourav Ganguly Biopic Shoot To Start Later This Year, Filmmaker Luv Ranjan Meets Former Captain At His Kolkata Residence
The eagerly anticipated biopic of the former Indian captain and Ex-BCCI President is set to begin filming later this year.
Former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly is all set to have his own biopic, following in the footsteps of Mahendra Singh Dhoni. The shoot is scheduled to begin by the end of 2023, with producers Ankur Garg and Luv Ranjan recently meeting Ganguly at his residence in Kolkata.
Exciting news for Sourav Ganguly fans! The eagerly anticipated biopic of the former Indian captain and Ex-BCCI President is set to begin filming later this year. Renowned filmmakers Ankur Garg and Luv Ranjan recently met Ganguly at his Kolkata residence on May 26, marking an important development in the project.
Sourav Ganguly Biopic Filming to Begin Soon
Former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly is joining the league of sports personalities with his own biopic, following in the footsteps of Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Excitingly, the film's shoot is slated to commence later this year. Recently, renowned filmmakers Ankur Garg and Luv Ranjan had a productive meeting with Ganguly at his residence in Kolkata.
Sources said, “Two directors and producers Ankur Garg and Luv Ranjan met Sourav at his Behala house on Friday. There is a detailed discussion about the film. It is heard that the two directors have recorded various incidents of Sourav Ganguly's life. The script writing has already finished. The screenplay contains many unknown stories of life as well as many interesting incidents. The director wants to enrich the spice of entertainment in the film made on Sourav's life to the audience, not just the recordings of BCCI president. Lots of things have been recorded from his close associates also.”
It was further mentioned, “The various incidents recorded and heard from Dada's wife Dona Ganguly too.”
Everything you Need to Know about the Former India Captain's Biopic
According to a reliable source, Sourav Ganguly's biopic will delve into the lesser-known aspects of his life, showcasing not only his iconic cover drive and leadership skills but also unveiling intriguing untold stories. The success of Mahendra Singh Dhoni's biopic serves as inspiration for this approach.
It was shared, “Making biopics about successful personalities of Indian sports world is not new. Sourav Ganguly's biopic is based on that incident. Friday's meeting showed that Dada's biopic is in its way. The film is going on the shooting floor at the end of this year.”
Who will be Playing Saurav Ganguly in the Biopic?
There has been much speculation about who will portray Sourav Ganguly in his biopic, with Ranbir Kapoor being one of the prominent names. However, sources reveal that the lead actor has not been finalized yet, although several actors are being considered. During a promotion event in Kolkata for his film "Tu Jhoothi Main Makkaar," Ranbir Kapoor himself confirmed that he has not been offered the role in Sourav's biopic.
Another name that surfaced for the casting was Ayushmann Khurrana, but no official confirmation has been made. The production house emphasizes that Sourav's biopic is being made on a grand scale with a significant budget and will have a theatrical release.