- Cricket Winner | February 23, 2023 | 9:47 am
Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor is set to play the lead role in Sourav Ganguly biopic, according to multiple media reports. The biopic is still in talks and still to be named. It is in development after bollywood has also produced biopic on former India captain MS Dhoni and batting legend Sachin Tendulkar.
According to a report in ETimes, the film is all set to go on floors soon and the makers have zeroed in on Ranbir Kapoor to play the lead role of the former captain of the Indian cricket team.
Earlier, it was reported that the makers are considering Ranbir Kapoor, Sidharth Malhotra & Hrithik Roshan.
Reportedly, talks with Ranbir had materialised but there were scheduling issues, however, those seem to have been sorted out now.
The report further states that the filming will soon begin in Kolkata and Ranbir may soon visit the city including Eden Gardens cricket stadium, the CAB office & Sourav Ganguly’s home before he begins the shoot.
Unlike previous sports biopics, the film on Sourav Ganguly is said to be the costliest ever to be made with an approximate budget of Rs 200-250 crore. The former captain has also given his nod to the script’s final draft, according to reports.
Fans can expect an official announcement about Ranbir coming on board the Sourav Ganguly biopic.