Get ready for an exhilarating cinematic experience as Ayushmann Khurrana is gearing up to portray the legendary Indian cricketer Sourav Ganguly in an upcoming biopic! According to a report from peepingmoon.com, the film is set to be directed by Vikramaditya Motwane, with producers Luv Ranjan and Ankur Garg attached to what promises to be one of the most captivating projects in this genre.
As per the report, Ayushmann has been in talks for the film since the previous year and is expected to commence his preparations for it shortly. However, the 34-year-old actor will undergo rigorous training in the sport before the commencement of the shoot. The biopic is projected to hit the screens in the second half of 2024.
“Producers Luv Ranjan and Ankur Garg, helming this film under their Luv Films banner, have struck gold by uniting Ayushmann Khurrana and Vikramaditya Motwane. Both have solidified their positions as formidable talents with an exceptional body of work over the years,” asserted a source in the report.
The source emphasized, “Ayushmann, who shares the left-handed batting style with Ganguly, is an ideal choice for his biopic. Additionally, Motwane has already showcased his directorial prowess with films like Udaan, Lootera, Bhavesh Joshi Superhero, and Jubilee. Stakeholders are highly enthusiastic and fully committed to the prospect of crafting a cinematic masterpiece together. An official announcement for the film is on the horizon.”
The role of the former BCCI president, initially intended for Ranbir Kapoor, is now reportedly set to be portrayed by Ayushmann. Additionally, there have been reports suggesting that MS Dhoni, the 2007 T20 World Cup-winning captain, is also slated to make a cameo appearance in the movie.