A Biopic on the Legend Dhayan Chand is a dream project of Pooja Shetty and Aarti Shetty. Regardless of possessing a solid script at hand, the Shetty sisters faced real bummer. Nevertheless, their perseverance paid off when Karan Johar demonstrated inclination regarding the project.
The Legend Dhayan Chand
The man was an astonishing field hockey player of all time. Dhayan Chand is known as “The Wizard” for his superb ball control. He had scored more than 400 goals during his international career. The Government of India awarded Dhayan Chand the Civilian Honour of Padma Bhushan in 1959. Best of all, today India celebrates his birthday as National Sports Day.Dhayan Chand was born on August 29, 1905 and died on December 03, 1979.
Pooja Shetty and Aarti Shetty are the daughters of the Manmohan Shetty, an Indian entrepreneur. He is the founder and developer of Adlabs Films LTD. The Shetty sisters demonstrated enthusiasm in the biography of the legend Dhayan Chand. Reportedly, they purchased the movie rights from Ashok Dhayan Chand, son of legend Dhayan Chand.
Who will play the Role of Dhayan Chand?
The Dhayan Chand project was initially discussed with Shah Rukh Khan. Apparently, King Khan overlooked the matter. At present, Karan Johar has taken the project in consideration. Karan loves the idea and gladly wills to join hands in co-producing the film. Good news, the project finally marches forward. After a ‘No’ from Shah Rukh Khan, Ranbir Kapoor also refuses to play the role of Dhayan Chand. Eventually, the role knocked at the door of Karan’s favorite Varun Dhawan. The actor showed great passion regarding the movie. Varun Dhawan being fascinated by the script made David Dhawan to go through it.
The bio-pic of Legend Dhayan Chand is in deadlock?
As a matter of fact, the project at present confronts a big hindrance. Karan Johar’s warm welcome accompanies Fox-Star to be a part of the Dhayan Chand project. Karan Johar, Varun Dhawan, and Fox-Stars are hesitant to work with the inexperienced director Rohit Jaisingh Vaid. It is not possible to deprive Rohit Jaisingh from the right of directing the film, provided the fact that he is the one who bought the bio-pic rights in behalf of Shetty sisters. Sadly, the lack of experience of Rhoit is going against him. Consequently, the project is facing a deadlock.
Hoping to attain a way out, the project awaits a solution to the odd. The film will be on the floor as things are wrapped up. The very talented Varun Dhawan for the first time would play non-fiction role making the film to see the day light.