Home > Entertainment > News Detail

Home > Entertainment > News Detail

LATEST IN NEWS

Film on Sam Manekshaw not a biopic: Meghna Gulzar

Share :

Film on Sam Manekshaw not a biopic: Meghna Gulzar

IANS

Acclaimed filmmaker Meghna Gulzar, who has a knack of telling gripping real life stories through her movies, says that her forthcoming film based on the life of Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw will not fall under the category of biopic.Meghna was interacting with media at Dinesh Raheja39s book launch titled "101 Haiku" on Thursday, here."I am making film on the life of Field Marshal of our country Sam Manekshaw but it39s not a biopic. My last film 39Raazi39 was also not a biopic but with my upcoming film, I want to showcase life of Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw," she said.Meghna39s forte as filmmakers is that she chooses real life stories for her films but makes dramatized version of it. Her last released film "Raazi" starred Alia Bhatt and was about an Indian spy in Pakistan. Based on Harinder Sikka39s book, "Calling Sehmat", the film earned positive reviews among the audience and critics.Meghna directorial and Vishal Bhardwaj written "Talvar" was based on sensational 2008 Noida mouble-murder case Aarushi Talwar Murder case. After that, Vishal Bhardwaj is back with another crime story naming it as "Talvar 2".It is being bankrolled by Junglee Pictures but the director39s name is yet to be confirmed.Asked if Meghna will direct that film, she said, "It is being made but I am not directing "Talvar 2".Sam Manekshaw was the first Indian Army officer to be promoted to the rank of Field Marshal. His military career spanned four decades and five wars. Manekshaw39s military victory in the 1971 Indo-Pak war led to the creation of Bangladesh. He died at the Military Hospital in Wellington, Tamil Nadu in June 2008 at the age of 94.
Who do you think will win today's T20 match?
Who do you think will win today's T20 match?
  • Chennai
  • Rajasthan
  • Not Interested

YOU MAY ALSO LIKE

Polls

VIEW ALL POLLS
Card image cap
Whom would you like to see in the T20 playoffs?
  • Bangalore
  • Lucknow
  • Rajasthan
Card image cap
Which pair are you excited to see in Koffee With Karan S7?
  • Ranbir-Alia
  • Jahnvi-Ananya
  • Vicky-Katrina
Card image cap
Which celebrity's OTT debut are you looking forward to?
  • Shahid Kapoor
  • Kareena Kapoor Khan
  • Ranveer Singh
Card image cap
Which is your favorite Koffee With Karan episode?
  • Kareena & Priyanka - S6
  • Akshay & Twinkle - S5
  • Deepika & Alia - S6