Filmmaker Omung Kumar who made his debut as a director with Priyanka Chopra starrer National Award Winning Film ‘Mary Kom’ is all set to start off his next project, which will be a biopic based on life of Sarabjit Singh.
Sarabjit, an Indian National , was arrested and convicted in Pakistan on charges of espionage and was killed by his jail mates after being attacked in jail over there.
The latest news related to the biopic is, if reports are to be believed, there are possibilities that one will get to see megastar Amitabh Bachchan play role of a Pakistani Lawyer in the film.
The biopic will be told through the eyes of his sister, Dalbir Kaur who treated him more like her son than her brother. Dalbir got to meet Sarbjit only thrice in jail and made it her life’s agenda to get him released. While she finally did not succeed in getting him released, she is determined to reach his real story to the world through a film.
The makers have already roped in the gorgeous ‘Jazbaa’ actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan to play Sarabjit’s sister Dalbir Kaur in the biopic. And the talented actor Randeep Hooda will be seen playing the title role i.e Sarabjit himself
The film is expected to go on floors by October this year.