New Delhi: There is news of making a film on the biography of Swatantraveer Savarkar. Now the names of Ayushmann Khurrana, Randeep Hooda, and Rajkummar Rao are leading the race for the main role. Mahesh Manjrekar is going to direct this film. The film was announced on Veer Savarkar’s 138th birth anniversary and now the lead actor has to be selected between these three.
According to sources, these three can adapt their body according to the role. Experts believe that a film on Veer Savarkar’s biography is possible and it requires great actors. An expert said, “These three are professional as well as natural actors and will work hard for his role. Randeep Hooda lost 18 kgs in 20 days for Sarabjit, while Rajkumar did the same in Trapped. Ayushmann Khurrana has shown a great transformation in ‘Badhaai Ho’. All three are leading the race for the film and it will be interesting to see who gets the role.
Veer Savarkar has an important contribution to the Indian freedom struggle. He was also a member of the Hindu Mahasabha. Even after 55 years of his death, he remains the subject of discussion in political circles. In 1948, Savarkar was charged as a co-conspirator in the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi; however, he was acquitted by the court for lack of evidence. Savarkar resurfaced in the popular discourse after the coming of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) into power in 1998 and again in 2014 with the Modi-led BJP government at the center.
Randeep Hooda, Ayushmann Khurrana, and Rajkummar Rao are the celebrated actors of Bollywood. All three have played brilliant roles in many films. Their roles have been well-liked by the audience and they have a fan following of millions. All these are very active on social media and now their fans are desperately waiting for an update about the announcement of the lead hero for Veer Savarkar’s biography.