The team aims to create unique content centered around Bhagat Singh, unlike any previous attempts. Currently, they are in the initial stages of development.
In 2017, Rajkummar Rao play the character of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose in the web series “Bose: Dead or Alive.” The series received praise and earned numerous awards in the digital realm. Now, six years later, the film industry is buzzing with exciting news about Rajkummar Rao. Industry sources reveal that following his successful role as Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, Rajkummar Rao is preparing to play the role of iconic leader Bhagat Singh in an upcoming project.
Bhagat Singh is Rajkummar Rao’s special project
According to a close source involved in the project’s development, Rajkummar Rao is so excited to portray the revolutionary leader Bhagat Singh as immense. He is eagerly looking forward to taking on the role and considers it a personal passion. The project is currently in its early stages, with a team of writers conducting extensive research on episodes from Bhagat Singh’s life. Rajkummar himself is actively engaged in the process of developing the script and is treating it as a special project.
The Bhagat Singh Project is currently in the works for a prominent digital platform. The team aims to create content around Bhagat Singh that breaks away from conventional approaches. Instead of following the traditional film format, they are exploring the possibility of presenting the story in a long-form format. The project is still in its initial phases, and the writing process alone is expected to take another 6 to 8 months, as mentioned by the source.
Rajkummar Rao to shooting Stree 2 from July
In 2002, Ajay Devgn and Bobby Deol portrayed the character of Bhagat Singh in the movies “The Legend of Bhagat Singh” and “23 March 1931: Shaheed,” respectively. Ajay Devgn’s remarkable performance earned him a National Film Award for his portrayal of the revolutionary. On the other hand, Rajkummar Rao is preparing to commence shooting for “Stree 2” in July, alongside Shraddha Kapoor. The film falls under the genre of horror comedy and will also feature Varun Dhawan in an extended appearance as Bhediya.