This time Ronnie Screwvala and Abhishek Chaubey are working together again to bring the story of hockey legend Dhyan Chand to the big screen as a co-producer with Premnath Rajagopalan. Written by Supritik Sen and Abhishek for over a year, the duo is finally ready. The casting of the film is still going on and the top star is expected to come to the board to play the title role.
Dhyan Chand represented the Indian hockey team as The Wizard from 1925 to 1949, scoring over 500 goals in 185 matches played as a center during his international career, including 3 Olympics in 1928, 1932 and 1936. Winning a Gold Medal He was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 1956 and his birthday is celebrated on August 29 as National Sports Day.
Abhishek Chaubey shared, “Dhyan Chand is the best hockey player in the history of the sport and it is a matter of pride to direct his biopic. We had a lot of research to do and every achievement of his life deserves a different story in itself. I am so thankful for the brilliant creative power of Ronnie Screwala that I support his film and we can’t wait to see it launch next year. The lead actor is expected to be announced soon.
Ronnie Screwvala has made many of the best films of his time. It includes films like Rang De Basanti, Swades, Budhwar, Uri, Sonchirya and Barfi. He promises that Dhyan Chand will be one of his best films. He said, “Looking at Dhyan Chand’s life, his achievements and his greatness, I think there can be no one other than Abhishek to direct this film and it is a pleasure to work with him again after Sonchirya.” . Dhyan Chand is the biggest symbol of Indian sports, unfortunately, about which today’s youth do not know much. No other story could be bigger than Dhyan Chand’s story and I was waiting for this film to reach the audience. “
Son Ashok Kumar said this
Dhyanchand’s son Ashok Kumar said, “There is no hockey player like Dhyanchand who has won a world-class Olympic gold medal. When Rohit Vaid came to me with a desire to make a film on his father, I was ready to see his intensity and passion. Dhyanchand’s talent And his achievements will be seen by the world and I am thrilled to be a part of it.
The film will be released in 2022
Blue Monkey Films producer Premnath Rajagopalan says he is proud to bring Dhyan Chand to the screen. “I and Rohit are grateful to Ashok Kumar and his family for bringing Dhyan Chand’s story to the world,” he said. This is a legacy and a story that everyone should know. Not only in our country but also in the world we look forward to furthering our partnership with Ronnie as this will be our second project together. “Let us know that Dhyan Chand will be in theaters in 2022.