First it was Shah Rukh Khan’s name that was in the mix to play the role of hockey star Dhyan Chand in an upcoming film about him. Those rumours were quashed by the actor himself and now it is Ranbir Kapoor that has been approached for the role, BizAsia has come to know.
The writer of ‘Agneepath’ (1990), Ila Bedi Dutta, has is in the process of completing the script. Her brother, Rajat, told TOI recently, “Ila is in the process of completing the script of the movie. The movie shoot will begin soon. Talks are going on for signing Ranbir Kapoor for the lead role.”
It was being said that Khan was the favourite for the role but it is not known whether he was approached. It remains to be seen whether Kapoor decides to take it up now.
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