Sanjay Dutt will reportedly be playing the titular role in the biopic of Karim Lala.
According to Deccan Chronicle, the gangster film is based on Lala, a Pashtun from Afghanistan, who was responsible for crime in Mumbai, along with Haji Mastan and Varadaraja Mudaliar. The report adds that Lala was also a friend of Dilip Kumar.
A source told the publication, “Adnaan Shaikh, a former assistant of Ahmed Khan, will be directing the film based on Karim Lala. It will be produced by Ahmed under his banner, Paperdoll Entertainment, and the makers are in talks with Sanjay Dutt to play the lead role.”
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