After Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Kapil Dev, now a sports-biopic on cricketer Jhulan Goswami to be made!
Bollywood seems to be obsessed with the biopic genre. Be it gangsters, sports stars or legendary writers – a film is being made on them all. After Sushant Singh Rajput starrer MS Dhoni: The Untold story’s success, a spate of announcements have been made about the biopics on Indian cricketers. We already know about Kapil Dev’s biopic being made with Ranveer Singh and the latest to join the band wagon is Jhulan Goswami, an all round cricketer who plays for the India national women’s cricket team.
Sony Pictures International Productions, India has bought the rights for Jhulan Goswami’s biopic. The studio will develop and produce the film in partnership with Dunamis Entertainment, a press release said.The film will explore the inner and outer world of Goswami – the story of a little girl from Nadia in West Bengal who went on to become the highest wicket taker in international women’s cricket. An inspiring story of the all-rounder and former skipper of the national team, the movie will highlight various spheres of her life – riddled with extreme hardships and massive achievements.After “102 Not Out” and “Padman”, the biopic is Sony Pictures India’s latest project.
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