Difficult to believe that Sanjay Dutt lived this life: Vicky Kaushal on working in his biopic

Vicky Kaushal is set to play the role of Ranbir Kapoor's friend in Sanjay Dutt biopic. the yet-untitled film has been directed by Rajkumar Hirani. The Masaan actor's next project is Meghna Gulzar's directorial Raazi, which also stars Dear Zindagi actor Alia Bhatt.

By: IANS | New Delhi | Published: June 27, 2017 3:38 pm
vicky kaushal, vicky kaushal news, vicky kaushal sanjay dutt biopic, vicky kaushal films, vicky kaushal next film, vicky kaushal upcoming films, vicky kaushal dutt biopic Vicky Kaushal’s yet untitled Sanjay Dutt biopic will release on March 30 next year. It stars Ranbir Kapoor and is directed by Rajkumar Hirani.

Actor Vicky Kaushal says the audience will get to know the true story of actor Sanjay Dutt minus his star status in filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani’s untitled upcoming biopic. He says he got to know the truth behind Sanjay’s life after working on the biopic, and was in awe of it.

Asked whether the biopic will bring forward a different side of Sanjay Dutt’s life, Vicky said, “I don’t know about different, but his life will be told in true sense.” “It (The film) is going to be very entertaining. It will make you cry, make you laugh. It is a great story. It is difficult to believe that a person has lived this life.”

Hirani’s yet untitled Sanjay Dutt biopic will release on March 30 next year. It is produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra. It features Ranbir Kapoor as the protagonist of the movie, and also stars Sonam Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, Paresh Rawal, Manisha Koirala, Karishma Tanna, Dia Mirza and Jim Sarbh.

Talking about the biopic, the “Masaan” actor added: “I have grown up watching Sanjay Dutt’s films. I always looked up to him. But due to this story I got to know Sanjay Dutt as a human being for the first time. I feel it will be new for the audience too… To look at him as a human being, not the star.”

Meanwhile, apart from the biopic, Vicky is also excited for Meghna Gulzar’s next directorial Raazi, which narrates the story of a Kashmiri girl married to a Pakistani Army officer. It also stars Alia Bhatt.

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