New Delhi: Filmmaker Luv Rajan, recognized for movies like Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety and Pyaar Ka Puchnama, has introduced a biopic on cricketer Sourav Ganguly, particulars of which might be introduced later.
To make sure, Indian cinema’s love for sports activities biopics is clear within the variety of movies slated over the subsequent few months. Ranveer Singh will essay the position of cricketer Kapil Dev in ’83 directed by Kabir Khan whereas Maidaan starring Ajay Devgn as real-life soccer coach Syed Abdul Rahim is slated for mid-October for now.
Taapsee Pannu can also be prepping to play Mithali Raj in a movie quickly. Extra lately, Hindi movie business additionally turned to the particular style of ladies and sports activities movies to drive theatrical audiences, as actual slice-of-life tales emerge and female-led cinema finds extra favour on the field workplace. This March, T-Collection launched Saina, primarily based on the lifetime of badminton participant Saina Nehwal, starring Parineeti Chopra.
Media specialists say that since filmmaking is a enterprise and for sports activities films to be interesting, the narrative have to be married to one thing that might be commercially profitable.
“So, while you’re choosing folks whom you’ll discuss, they should be topics that may click on and whose life has already discovered a sure forex. And sport is one such topic which is of curiosity to folks,” Prasoon Joshi, author of Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, a biopic of Milkha Singh, had stated in an earlier interview to Mint.
Making a sports activities biopic has some in-built benefits. For the audiences, they provide the attraction of watching film stars assume the roles of recognized sports activities personalities, pushing themselves out of conventional consolation zones and looking for crucial appreciation. Additional, there are particular advertising alternatives these movies lend themselves to, permitting for a number of company partnerships, and resonating with folks because it’s a narrative of human triumph.
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