Karan Johar – Yuvraj Singh Biopic: These days the trend of making biopics of star players is going on in Bollywood. Successful films have been made on stars like Mary Kom, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Saina Nehwal. The discussion of making a biopic on the life of Indian star cricketer Yuvraj Singh is also going on for a long time.
Karan Johar Pulled Out of Yuvraj Singh Biopic
Earlier, reports were that this biopic would be produced by the country’s prominent director and producer Karan Johar’s production house Dharma Productions. Still, he has pulled out of this biopic. The reason for this that has come to the fore is also quite surprising.
According to Bollywood Hungama, there have been many ups and downs in the life of Yuvraj Singh. After all the success in cricket, he made a comeback after defeating a disease like cancer. In such a situation, if many production houses had shown interest in making his biopic.
Although Dharma Productions was at the forefront of this matter, he had several meetings with Yuvraj Singh’s team. However, even after all things were settled, this deal could not be done because Yuvraj Singh wanted an A-list star in his biopic.
Yuvraj Singh wanted Ranbir or Hrithik to act.
Karan Johar had decided to give the lead role to youth sensation Siddharth Chaturvedi in this biopic. Siddharth came into the limelight after the film ‘Gully Boy’. He has also played the role of a cricketer in the web series Inside Edge. Karan believes that the face of Siddharth is also found by Yuvraj Singh.
Although Yuvraj categorically refused this. According to reports, Yuvraj Singh wants to see only an A-list star in his biopic. For this, he named Ranbir Kapoor and Hrithik Roshan. However, Karan had made it clear that he would choose the lead according to the story. He feels that Yuvraj Singh is a massive star, and whoever plays him will be on a big scale.
Yuvraj Singh Career Story
Former all-rounder Yuvraj Singh was considered one of the most successful cricketers in the country. Yuvraj had retired from international cricket last year. The left-handed batsman and bowler played the most crucial role in India’s 2007 World T20 and 2011 World Cup titles. Yuvraj Singh was adjudged Man of the Tournament for his impressive performance in the 2011 World Cup. After that, he was diagnosed with cancer.