Mahesh Manjrekar to direct V D Savarkar biopic: ‘I believe he is a man who didn’t get his due’

On the event of Vinayak Damodar Savarkar’s 138th delivery anniversary, movie producer Sandeep Singh has introduced a biopic on the lifetime of the liberty fighter. The movie titled Swatantra Veer Savarkar will probably be directed by filmmaker and actor Mahesh Manjrekar. He was final seen in John Abraham’s The Mumbai Saga.

On helming the biopic on Savarkar, who propagated Hindu nationalism, Manjrekar stated in a assertion, “I’ve endlessly been fascinated by the life and occasions of Veer Savarkar. I believe he is a man who didn’t get his due in historical past. The truth that he evokes such sturdy emotion factors to a life that should have impacted so many. As a director, I do know it’s going to be a problem however one which I need to tackle.”

Sandeep Singh, who is backing the venture beneath his banner Legend World Studio, stated, “Veer Savarkar is revered and criticized in equal measure. He has been made into a polarising determine at this time however I really feel that’s as a result of folks don’t know sufficient. Nobody can deny that he was an necessary a part of our freedom wrestle and our try is to current a peek into his life and journey.”

The movie will probably be shot throughout London, the Andamans and Maharashtra. “Swatantra Veer Savarkar guarantees to change the narrative of the Indian freedom wrestle and historical past,” Singh added. The ultimate solid is but to be disclosed.

On the event of V D Savarkar’s 138th delivery anniversary Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute to him on Twitter.

Savarkar was born in 1883 in Maharashtra. He has been on the centre of the general public discourse ever since Hindutva and cultural nationalism took the centre stage in Indian politics.

Sandeep Singh is identified for backing films like Priyanka Chopra’s Mary Kom, Rajkummar Rao’s Aligarh, Aishwarya Rai and Randeep Hooda’s Sarabjit, Sanjay Dutt’s Bhoomi and Vivek Oberoi’s PM Narendra Modi.



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