Rajkummar Rao set to star in visually impaired industrialist Srikanth Bolla’s biopic
Rajkummar Rao will be seen playing the lead in a biopic on visually impaired industrialist Srikanth Bolla. The movie will be produced by T-Series and Chalk & Cheese Films.
The movie will be showcase Rajkummar throwing light on how Srikanth Bolla has battled poverty and various adversities to achieve his lifelong dream. Talking about the film, Rajkummar Rao said it would be his honour to get a chance to tell such an inspiring story to millions of people. He said in a statement, “Srikanth Bolla is an inspiration. It’s indeed a privilege to play such an inspiring persona who has been through a lot of hardships and despite that has risen like a phoenix. I am really looking forward to playing Srikanth. I’m happy to collaborate with Bhushan sir yet again on this compelling project.”
Meanwhile, director Tushar Hiranandani said that he hoped the journey of Srikanth would touch everybody’s heart just like it did his.
Nevertheless, producer Bhushan Kumar said, “Having faced so many challenges since birth, yet not letting anything hamper his dreams – Srikanth Bolla’s journey is truly inspirational. And it’s indeed a privilege to be associated with a person like him. The personality of this character is such that only an actor of Rajkummar Rao’s caliber can justify it and we are happy to have such a fine actor on board. Tushar Hiranandani’s vision to showcase this captivating story is very peculiar. As we are thrilled to make this film, we are equally excited for audiences to witness this compelling story of Srikanth!”
However, the movie is expected to go on floors in July this year.