In a remarkable career move, renowned fashion designer Manish Malhotra is preparing to step into the realm of filmmaking by taking on the role of director. According to Filmfare and The Times of India, the ace stylist may just be preparing to helm a biographical film that pays tribute to the late Indian cinema legend, Meena Kumari.
Taking on the challenging task of portraying the iconic star on the silver screen is the talented Bollywood actor Kriti Sanon, who was recently seen trying to make the most of her role in Adipurush. Reports indicate that the esteemed film production company T-Series, led by the visionary Bhushan Kumar, is backing this ambitious project.
The current focus lies on developing a compelling script that does justice to the captivating life of Kumari, often referred to as the tragedy queen of Indian cinema. Malhotra has openly expressed his deep-rooted desire to recreate the mesmerising aura that surrounded the late incomparable star, making this potential directorial opportunity a long-cherished dream for him. While there have been numerous reports surrounding the project, the official announcements from the makers are yet to be made public.
In the meantime, Sanon has an exciting lineup of projects awaiting her on the big screen. She is set to appear in Vikas Bahl’s Ganpath – Part 1 alongside Tiger Shroff and Amitabh Bachchan. Additionally, she will showcase her talent in Rhea Kapoor’s The Crew, which features esteemed actors such as Kareena Kapoor Khan, Diljit Dosanjh, and Tabu.
Furthermore, the Dilwale star has an untitled film with Shahid Kapoor in the pipeline, slated for release in October 2023. Apart from these ventures, Sanon will also share screen space with the renowned actor Kajol in her debut production venture.
As fans eagerly await further updates on this exciting biopic, it is becoming evident that if these reports are true, both Malhotra and Sanon have an eventful and promising future ahead in the world of cinema.
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