Director Nikhil Anand Reveals That A Sushant Singh Rajput Biopic Is On The Cards

We miss you, SSR! We really do!

It has been exactly a week since we lost Sushant Singh Rajput, but the pain persists. His unfortunate demise has not only made the country address issues around mental health but has also opened up a larger debate about Bollywood. In recent news, it was revealed that a Sushant Singh Rajput biopic is being planned in full swing to immortalize the late actor’s struggle and strength. 

Everything you need to know about Sushant Singh Rajput’s biopic

Sushant Singh Rajput’s biopic is going to be made in three languages: Hindi, Telugu and Tamil. The makers are planning to begin the shoot as soon as the situation gets better with regards to coronavirus. If things go right, the movie can see a 2022 release. 

“It is painful to accept the fact that Sushant is no more with us physically. He was an inspiration to every common man who wanted to make it big. He was not only an excellent artist beyond par, but also a great human being along with being an intelligent person. I hope that he is happy wherever he is. My movie on him will be a tribute to him and it’s my dream now to make him immortal in the cinematic world. I also hope that it inspires more people to be the part of the industry and a change comes. I hope the negatives lessen and Bollywood gives the talent more preference over nepotism” said Nikhil Anand, the director of this upcoming film. 

He further revealed that the pre-production of the movie, including research and scripting, shall begin shortly. The team plans to speak to his relatives and friends to get a deeper insight into his personal life and make Sushant Singh Rajput’s biopic as close to reality as possible. 

Vande Bharatam: Bollywood’s tribute to Sushant Singh Rajput 

Apart from the Sushant Singh Rajput biopic, fans can expect another warm tribute to the late actor via a movie titled Vande Bharatam. Sushant was going to co-produce the movie along with his friend Sandeep Ssingh. The latter penned a small and emotional note by saying, “You made me a promise. We, the Bihari brothers, will one day rule this industry and be the inspiration/support system for all young dreamers like you and me bhai. You promised me that my directorial debut will be with you. Raaj Shaandilyaa wrote this and we were to produce this together.” 

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Two years seem too long a time for us to wait for the biopic. Fans are meanwhile hoping to catch his latest and yet to be released film ‘Dil Bechara’ on the big screen soon. 

We miss you, SSR! We really do! 

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