Tis a season of biopics in Bollywood! With the dream trio, Akshay Kumar, Salman Khan and Karan Johar currently working on a sports biopic, we were intrigued to know who else will be joining the biopic bandwagon next in Bollywood. Well here’s your answer. Tubelight filmmaker Kabir Khan is all set to film a biopic on the former Indian cricket team captain, Kapil Dev.
Kapil Dev, 1983
We did hear that the director had reached out to Arjun Kapoor earlier to play the lead role, but recent updates suggest that the Padmavati actor Ranveer Singh took this role from his best friend.
Kapil Dev, the former Indian cricket team captain is renowned for being the best...
After a long winter of blacks, blues and melancholic shades of grey (Black, Saawariya, Guzarish) it is delightful to watch Sanjay Leela Bhansali's return to the effervescence of colour, theatrics and love of the most enigmatic kind: lust. That is what Ram-Leela is: a contemporary story of how two lovers override 500 years of enmity between two rival clans. Loosely based on Romeo Juliet, it is destined to have tragic undertones but Ram-Leela isn't a period drama nor a tragedy rather a celebration of life and of love in violent times. It's also unbelievably light-hearted.
"Post this on Twitter," Ram says as he poses cheek to cheek with Leela, "And it'll make it to tomorrow's headline news."
I did notice the loopholes...