If rumours are to be believed the much talked about biopic on Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt
, helmed by acclaimed director Rajkumar Hirani
, will go on floors next week.
Talented actor Ranbir Kapoor
will be seen portraying the role of Munna Bhai MBBS
actor, and he is believed to have started preparations for the role. (Also read: Ranbir & Hirani team up for Sanjay Dutt biopic
While filming for the yet-to-be-titled movie is planned for various locations, initial filming will happen in Mumbai. Hirani is said to have filmed Dutt's release from Yerwada Jail in Pune last February, as apparently he has plans to include the scene in the biopic.
A couple of first times are attached with this upcoming film. This will be the first film in which Kapoor and Hirani will work together as actor-director duo. Also, while Bollywood has seen a number of biopics until now all of them have been based on real life stories of celebrities from outside the glamour world. These include Aamir Khan
, Farhan Akhtar
starrer Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
, Priyanka Chopra
starrer Mary Kom
and Sonam Kapoor
. Dutt's biopic will be the first of its kind, that is, the very first biopic made on a Bollywood star.
The film is planned for Christmas 2017 release.
In the meantime, Kapoor is gearing up for his soon-to-be-released film Jagga Jasoos
, a romcom directed by Anurag Basu
and co-starring Katrina Kaif
, Saswata Chatterjee
and Saurabh Shukla
. The film is slated to hit the theatres in April. He is also busy filming for a superhero film Dragon
directed by Ayan Mukerji
, produced by Karan Johar
and co-starring Alia Bhatt
and Vicky Kaushal