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Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s ‘Thackeray’ goes on floor

SNS | New Delhi |

Nawazuddin Siddiqui is all set to play Bal Thackeray in the upcoming biopic, which is directed by Abhijit Panse. He is all set to play what can only be the role of a lifetime.

The biopic is based on the life of Shiv Sena founder and late politician Balasaheb Thackeray and has recently gone on floors. The actor has started prepping for the role.

Nawazuddin, who plays the late politician in the biopic, shared a picture on his social media handle of him meeting Bal Thackeray’s son Uddhav Thackeray, Uddhav’s son Aditya Thackeray and Sanjay Raut. The latter is the producer of the film. Nawazuddin wrote in his tweet, “The prep work starts from the right place and with the right people @ Matoshree. It was pleasure meeting Uddhav Thackerayji, Sanjay Raut, Aaditya Thackeray and the blessings of Shri Balasaheb Thackeray.”

Bal Thackeray was one of the iconic politicians who started his career as a cartoonist and social worker. Directed by Abhijit Panse and written by Sanjay Raut, “Thackeray” will release on January 23, 2019, in Hindi and Marathi languages.

Let’s have a look at the Teaser: