Actress Sushmita Sen will be fronting the biopic whose rights have been acquired by Mansi Bagla of Mini Films and ace photographer Subi Samuel’s Bungalow No 84. The film will be the first ever association of Mini Films and Bungalow No 84, joined by Soham Rockstar Entertainment. The team has signed Sushmita Sen as the lead for this intense and power-packed script. The film prep is on and set to go on floors by the end of this year.
Talking about the same, Mansi Bagla, Mini Films says, “I wanted to make a big announcement after Forensic and this timing is just perfect. This is my birthday gift to myself. Forensic is still making noise, loved by so many, and now I’m here to tell this thrilling story who better than Sushmita Sen to play this role, more details on the biopic coming up soon. The day I met Sushmita, I was spellbound by her aura and I can say it now with all my heart, this film will be a super hit.”
Subi Samuel, Bungalow No 84 shares, “I met Mansi through a common friend and our passion for cinema and stories has culminated in bringing this film to life. I am excited to begin this new journey with two of the most powerful women I’ve met in the industry by far- Sushmita is a brilliant actress and is apt for the biopic and Mansi whose drive and passion towards filmmaking inspired me to explore it myself.”
The biopic will see Sushmita in multiple shades, in a never seen before avatar. The casting and other aspects of the film are in the pre-production stage and will go on floors by the end of this year. Mini Film’s Forensic has garnered high numbers on the OTT platform, Avitesh Shrivastava starrer Adesh Shrivastava’s biopic is near completion and Bagla has also bagged the rights of a Ruskin Bond story which was widely reported by the media.