Nawazuddin starts preparing for Thackeray
The actor will be essaying the role of political leader Bal Thackeray in the upcoming biopic Thackeray
Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui has started prepping for Thackeray, a biopic based on the life of Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray.
Nawazuddin, who will play the title role in the biopic, took to Twitter today to share a photograph of himself along with Bal Thackeray's son Uddhav Thackeray and his son Aaditya Thackeray, along with others.
The prep work starts from the right place and with the right people @ Matoshree.
It was pleasure meeting @uddhavthackeray, ji @rautsanjay61, @AUThackeray and the blessings of Shri Balasaheb Thackeray. pic.twitter.com/blHZ5TTaCY
— Nawazuddin Siddiqui (@Nawazuddin_S) March 4, 2018
Bal Thackeray was an iconic politician who started his career as a cartoonist and social worker. Later he formed a regional political party in Maharashtra named Shiv Sena that dominated the political scenario of the state for around 50 years. He passed way in 2012.
Directed by Abhijit Panse and written by Sanjay Raut, Thackeray will release on January 23, 2019, in Hindi and Marathi.