Bollywood actor John Abraham, who is going to make a movie on the epic win of Indian football team against the British in 1911, will play the role of real life football player Shibas Bhaduri. ’1911′ will be directed by his friend and colleague Shoojit Sircar.
Shibas Bhaduri, who was then playing for the team headed by Mohan Bagan, was considered to be the man behind the success story of the 1911 match. It was also one of India’s biggest triumph in the history of football.
News is that, John Abraham has already started prepping for the role and the actor will also shed some kilos to reprise the role of Shibas with authenticity. Produced by JA Entertainment, 1911 will also star Ayushmann Khurrana.