The love for biopics is never ending in Bollywood. This can be considered as the biopic season of Army officials and soldiers. Thanks to the drama in their lives that makes the best formula of a hit film in Hindi Cinema. Producer Karan Johar and ‘Panja’ fame Director Vishnu Vardhan are busy with Captain Vikram Batra biopic ‘Sher Shah’. Karan also has Gunjan Saxena biopic in the making.
Now the latest news broke in Bollywood that veteran Director Sanjay Khan is returning with the biopic on Brigadier Mohammad Usman. Hewas the highest-ranking officer of the Indian Army killed in the Indo-Pak war of 1947-48.
Sanjay Khan has previously directed films like Chandi Sona (1977), Abdullah (1980), Kala Dhanda Goray Log (1986), and the big-budget historical Television series, ‘The Sword of Tipu Sultan’. He is said to be writing the film for the past two years and recently finished the final draft.
The yet-untitled project would star his son Zayed Khan (Brother-In-Law of Hrithik Roshan) who has been on a hiatus after a flop career. He was known for his roles in films like ‘Main Hoon Na’, ‘Dus’, ‘Blue’, and ‘Tezz’ which had some big stars in all those films who took the major credit.
Zayed is believed to begin his new innings with this action-packed, inspirational tale of a martyr under his Dad’s direction. The project is expected to roll by the year-end or early 2021.
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