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8 Must-See-tee-Maar Real-life Characters Of 2018



1.     The AmitabhAamir Face-Off In Thugs Of  Hindostan: It’s going to be the  biggest action sequence  ever filmed  for a Hindi film.Playing  characters inspired  by real life this is going to be the  mother  of all face-offs between  two tall actors(one of them  tall in a metaphorical sense  only)  who  have  never been together, never come together, never faced one  another.  The  climactic  confrontation is  going to be  the biggest action scene  of  2018. Releasing on 7 November.

2.     Aamir Khan as Arjuna in  Mahabharat: Yup, it’s  confirmed.Aamir has  begun preparing to play Arjuna in Mahabharat.And we all know what  it means when Aamir prepares. Aamir has been reading the Mahabharat and the Bhagavat Gita diligently  every morning.HisArjun will blow the  screen  off. Date of release not decided.

3.     Nawazuddin Siddiqui as Manto: The  Urdu auteur writer whose brutal frankness about life during the violence and  bloodshed of the Partition shook our conscience , will be Nawaz’s chance to play a heroic character after  playing scummy characters in a string of dark murky films.  On his impact as Manto in Nandita Das’ bio-pic  will depend the impact of the Bal Thackeray  bio-pic.Date Of Release  not decided.

4.     Abhishek Bachchan as Sahir Ludhianvi: New  beginning  forAbhishek in 2018 with a bio-pic on the poet-lyricist Sahir Ludhianviwho gave to India such immortal words of  socio-political awakening as  Jinhe naaz hai  hind par wohkahaan hain in Pyasa and  Woh subahkabhi toh ayegi(Phir Subah Hogi). Abhishek under the stewardship ofSanjay Leela Bhansali who will produce  the bio-pic , promises to blossom into an extraordinary celluloid force. Date  Of Release not decided

5.     Akshay Kumar as Arunachalam Muruganantham: Playing the enterprising man who invented the economical sanitary napkinAkshay will bring his natural flair and empathy to a character who is meant to be  an antidote to social inertia. Can’t wait to see this onJanuary 26.

6.     Ranbir Kapoor as Sanjay Dutt: Would Ranbir mimic the famousDutt mannerisms? Or would he  give his own interpretation to the character? That’s  the question  which will be answered  when this eagerly awaited  Dutt bio-pic directed  by the real Sanjay Dutt’s  palRajkumar  Hirani ,opens on 30 March.

7.     Kangana Ranaut as Jhansi Ki Rani:  So many actresses have  tried to play Rani Laxmibai and failed.So many times bio-pics on this warrior queen was announced and aborted.Will Kangana  shut all her detractors up with her portrayal  of Rani Laxmibai in Manikarnika the Queen  Of Jhansi? We shall know the answer when  the  film opens on27 April.

8.     Deepika Padukone as Padmavati: We can only wait and watch.

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