Aanand L Rai will be directing the biopic on Indian chess grandmaster Viswanathan Anand. The cast and title of the film have not been revealed yet.
Aanand L Rai will be directing the biopic on Viswanathan Anand.
Aanand L Rai is all set to direct a biopic on Indian chess grandmaster Viswanathan Anand. The filmmaker will also be producing the project along with Mahaveer Jain’s Sundial Entertainment. The title and cast of the film haven’t been announced yet. Rai is currently shooting for Atrangi Re in Delhi.
BIOPIC ON VISWANATHAN ANAND
Trade analyst Taran Adarsh took to Twitter to share the news. He wrote, “A biopic on chess grandmaster #ViswanathanAnand has been planned The biopic not titled yet will be directed by Aanand L Rai Produced by Sundial Entertainment [Mahaveer Jain] and Colour Yellow Productions [Aanand L Rai].”
BIOPIC ON VISWANATHAN ANAND… A biopic on #Indian chess grandmaster #ViswanathanAnand has been planned… The biopic – not titled yet – will be directed by Aanand L Rai… Produced by Sundial Entertainment [Mahaveer Jain] and Colour Yellow Productions [Aanand L Rai]. pic.twitter.com/fNBtdza2Dq
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) December 13, 2020
The makers of the biopic are yet to make a formal announcement. The details about the cast and crew of the film are also under wraps. It is expected that the announcement will be made soon.
WHO IS VISWANATHAN ANAND?
Viswanathan Anand is a former world chess champion from India. A five-time world chess champion, he became the first grandmaster from India in 1988. He was the first recipient of the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award in 1991-92, India’s highest sporting honour. In 2007, he was awarded India’s second highest civilian award, the Padma Vibhushan, making him the first sportsperson to receive the award.
WHAT IS AANAND L RAI CURRENTLY DOING?
Aanand L Rai is currently shooting Atrangi Re in Delhi. The film stars Akshay Kumar, Sara Ali Khan and Dhanush. Along with directing the film, the filmmaker has also written it with Himanshu Sharma. Aanand has returned to direction two years after his last film, Zero, which starred Shah Rukh Khan, Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif. The film tanked at the box office.
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