Biopic on former PM Narasimha Rao in the making
The movie will be directed by National award-winning director Prakash Jha
CE Features Published : 15th December 2021 03:00 PM | Published : | 15th December 2021 03:00 PM
A biopic is being made on the late Prime Minister PV Narasimha Rao at the streaming platform, aha, and it will be released in Telugu, Tamil, and Hindi. The series will be one of the four pan-Indian series that will be bankrolled by aha studio and Applause Entertainment.
The series on the veteran politician will be an adaptation of the book, Half - Lion: How P.V Narasimha Rao Transformed India, written by Vinay Sitapati.
Directed by National award-winning director Prakash Jha, the series was announced on Monday in Mumbai by aha’s promoter Allu Aravind and Applause Entertainment’s CEO, Sameer Nair. In a statement released by the makers, Prakash Jha said, “It is exciting to work on real-life stories and subjects. It’s important for today’s generation to know the story of those who have played an instrumental role in making the country what it is today, and I believe that there is a lot to learn and be inspired from the life of the great PV Narasimha Rao.”
The series will be out in 2023.