BizAsiaLive.com reported recently that Diljit Dosanjh will be seen stepping into the shoes of former Indian hockey team captain Sandeep Singh in the biopic. Now, it’s emerged that Angad Bedi has bagged the role of Singh’s brother Bikramjeet in the film.
Pune Mirror reports a source divulging, “An important part of the story revolves around the two brothers, with the older one making Sandeep realise what hockey really means to him. Bikramjeet even trained Sandeep in the early years”.
Bedi is currently in Abu Dhabi for the shoot of ‘Tiger Zinda Hai’ but will return and delve straight into prep when he returns to Mumbai. The source adds, “Angad will be meeting Bikramjeet to understand his character well. Bikramjeet will also train him, while Sandeep will work with Diljit on his game. Angad is also expected to attend script reading sessions”.
The film is meant to roll in October. The source concludes, “The first schedule will most probably begin in Mumbai. The reccee for other locations in currently underway”.
Taapsee Pannu will also reportedly star in the film.
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