Who will star in Dhyan Chand biopic; Shah Rukh Khan or Ranbir Kapoor?

first_imgAt a time when Bollywood is smitten by sportsmen spirit and their lives, news of new film being made on hockey legend Dhyan Chand are surfacing. Be it Bhaag Milkha Bhaag or the latest on the block Mary Kom, filmmakers are in awe of sports personalities.According to latest reports the film will be helmed by Ila Bedi Dutta, who penned Agneepath, and will be produced by Pooja Shetty.A leading publication reports that Shah Rukh Khan had been approached for this role, but the filmmakers haven’t heard from him for a while now. And now, they are keen on getting Ranbir Kapoor on the block for the main lead role.  Earlier, Ila Bedi was quoted as saying, “I met Shah Rukh to discuss the project. To us, he is the perfect choice for Dhyan Chand. Though we haven’t heard from him yet, we expect him to sign the dotted line.”Also, Abhishek Bachchan, SRK’s co-star in their next film Happy New Year, feels that Shah Rukh can do justice to the role.At Pro Kabaddi League, Abhishek Bachchan, who owns Jaipur Pink Panthers, said, “A sportsman whose life will be fantastic on screen is Major Dhyan Chand. It will be an unbelievable story. These are the stories that need to be told. I told Shah Rukh Khan (during the shoot of Happy New Year) to make a film on it and play the protagonist, because he looks a lot like him. If you see his photo, you ust need to change Shah Rukh’s hair a bit. Shah Rukh was a hockey player. I think he will be fantastic.” Well… lets see, who confirms the news first. But the question is, whom do you want to see as Dhayan Chand on the big screen?advertisementlast_img

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