Varun Dhawan, Sriram Raghavan reunite for Arun Khetarpal biopic
The yet-to-be-titled film will be produced by Dinesh Vijan
Four years after Badlapur, Varun Dhawan and Sriram Raghavan are reuniting for a new film. The duo will be collaborating on a biopic of Second Lieutenant Arun Khetarpal, who was killed in action in the Battle of Basantar during the Indo-Pak War of 1971. He was 21 years old.
For his bravery, Arun was posthumously awarded the Param Vir Chakra, becoming the youngest recipient of the honour.
Happy birthday 2/lt #ARUNKHETRAPAL. It’s always been my dream to play a solider of INDIA. This is my most important film . Can’t wait to be directed by the mad genius sriram Raghavan one more time to bring to the big screen the life of 2/lt #ARUNKHETARPAL. Cant wait to begin working with dino vision my producer who always has a vision but this time with emmotion. Hope to make you proud #mukeshkhetarpal and #poonahorse. JAI HIND. Thank you to my fans and hope i don’t let you down.
Sriram Raghavan’s last film was Andhadhun. The comedy thriller won three National Film Awards for Best Actor (Ayushmann Khurrana), Best Hindi Film and Best Screenplay.
Varun Dhawan’s upcoming film is Street Dancer 3D. He will also be seen in Coolie. No. 1, co-starring Sara Ali Khan.