Ranbir Kapoor, Varun Dhawan Frontrunners To Play Abhinav Bindra

It is the season for sportspersons’ bio-bics. After the release of films on the lives of wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat(starring Aamir Khan)  cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni(starring Sushant Singh Rajput)  it is time for bio-pics bandminton player Saina Nehwal(to feature Deepika Padukone) and hockey wizard Gyan Chand(cast undecided) .

Now comes the news that a bio-pic on the Olympian shooter Abhinav Bindra is ready to go on the floors as soon as the main casting is place.

The film on Bindra will be directed by Kannan Iyer who earlier directed the eerie Ek Thi Daayan.

Says a source , “The cast is in place except the central character. ForAbhinav Bindra’s role  Iyer has zeroed-in  on two actors RanbirKapoor and Varun Dhawan who are the right build age and spirit to portray Bindra from age 17 to his present age(33).Ranbir is the first choice as he was born on the same day and during the same year asAbhinav Bindra.However his dates are committed to another bio-pic, the Sanjay Dutt one to be directed by Raj Kumar Hirani.”

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