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Abhinav Bindre Bio-Pic Shelved, Anil Kapoor & Son Move To New Project

Olympian sharp-shooter Abhinav Bindra’s bio-pic has gone through several upheavals before finally landing up on the doorstep of Anil Kapoor and his son Harshvardhan.Now it seems the project has been put to sleep , at least  for the time being.

Anil Kapoor and his  son  have now moved to another project entitled Thar  being directed  by actor-turned-director Raj Singh Choudhary(he had played the lead in Anurag Kashyap’ s Gulaal). The film being shot in Rajasthan for Netflix stars Kapoor & Son  along with Fatima Sana Sheikh.

 As for  the  Bindra bio-pic , it  was  to be   directed  Kannan Iyer who directed the eerie Ek Thi Daayan . Anil was to  play Abhinav’s father and Harshvardhan was cast in  the all-important role of Abhinav Bindra. Earlier Rishi Kapoor had been roped in to play the father while Ranbir Kapoor who shares his birth date with Abhinav Bindra ,was to play Bindra. There was some talk of Varun Dhawan taking up the Bindra role .But he has decided not to do real-life characters so early in his career.

Incidentally Raj Singh Choudhary is ready with another directorial venture which stars Kirti Kulhari as a  singer.Confirming he is  shooting Thar with Anil and  Harshvardhan ,  director Raj Singh  says he is locking in  a deal for his Kriti Kulhari film entitled Shaadistan  with a leading OTT platform

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