Exciting news is buzzing in the Bollywood industry as versatile actor Ayushmann Khurrana is in discussions to bring to life the legendary former Indian cricket captain, Sourav Ganguly, in an upcoming biographical drama produced by Luv Films. Known for his exceptional performances in socially relevant films, Khurrana is being considered for the iconic role of the cricketer who left an indelible mark on Indian cricket.
The yet-to-be-titled film aims to take audiences on a captivating journey through the life of Sourav Ganguly, affectionately known as Dada, who made significant contributions to Indian cricket both as a player and as a captain. Ganguly’s aggressive style of play and remarkable leadership skills played a pivotal role in shaping the Indian cricket team during his captaincy from 2000 to 2005.
According to insiders, the talks between the production house and Ayushmann Khurrana have reached an advanced stage, with only formalities left before the actor is officially signed on for the project. The makers believe that Ayushmann, who happens to be a left-handed batsman himself, is the perfect choice to portray Ganguly’s character. In fact, the news has received the seal of approval from Dada himself, who is expected to meet Ayushmann personally. To prepare for the role, Ayushmann will undergo months of extensive cricket training before commencing filming.
Adding to the excitement, reports also suggest that Aishwarya Rajinikanth, daughter of the legendary actor Rajinikanth, is in talks to direct this highly anticipated biographical drama. While official announcements are yet to be made, the mere possibility of Ayushmann Khurrana stepping into the shoes of Sourav Ganguly has generated immense enthusiasm among fans and the film fraternity alike.
Stay tuned for further updates on this thrilling project, as Ayushmann Khurrana and Aishwarya Rajinikanth collaborate to bring forth the inspiring story of one of Indian cricket’s most iconic figures. With Ayushmann’s acting prowess and Aishwarya’s directorial vision, this biographical drama promises to be a cinematic masterpiece that will leave a lasting impact on audiences.