Kaun Pravin Tambe?: Shreyas Talpade to play cricketer Pravin Tambe in biopic
The film will be released on April 1 on Disney+ Hotstar
Bollywood actor Shreyas Talpade will play Indian cricketer Pravin Tambe in the upcoming biopic Kaun Pravin Tambe?. The makers of the film released the first look poster of the film earlier today.
Written by Kiran Yadnyopavit, the film is set to be directed by Jayprad Desai. The heart-warming film will provide a unique insight into the life and passion of the leg spinner who started playing for Rajasthan Royals at the age of 41 with just dreams in his eyes and an untiring tenacity to prove his love for the sport.
On playing the cricketer, Shreyas said: "After 17 years of playing the lead in Iqbal, I feel very fortunate that I am portraying Pravin on screen. The role and the story provided me with a once in a lifetime opportunity and I loved and treasured every minute of filming. I am very grateful to Bootroom Sports and Fox Star Studios and our immensely talented director Jayprad who envisioned me in this role."
Kaun hai Pravin Tambe? Cricket ka most experienced debutante, and the most inspiring cricket story never told.#KaunPravinTambe, trailer out on 9th March.#DisneyPlusHotstarMultiplex pic.twitter.com/6tFFkkItSt— Shreyas Talpade (@shreyastalpade1) March 7, 2022
"It's an honour to represent Pravin and I will always treasure the time spent with him in preparing for this role which required a new level of dedication and effort from all of us. I hope our audiences not only enjoy the film but are touched and inspired by it," he added.
Speaking about the biopic, cricketer Pravin Tambe said, "I feel humbled that my story has inspired so many and now has been made into a film. My only wish is that more and more people get inspired to live their dreams and never underestimate their potential no matter what their circumstances are and never give up."
"My family and loved ones can't wait to see my story come alive, and for me it is going to be a very special day," he added.
The cast of the biopic film also features Ashish Vidyarthi, Parambrata Chatterjee, and Anjali Patil.
Kaun Pravin Tambe? will be released on April 1 in Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu on Disney+ Hotstar.