The bench was hearing two petitions filed by activist Bhagwanji Rayani and NGO Jan Mukti Morcha, challenging the state government’s decision to convert the mayor’s bungalow at Shivaji Park, Dadar, into a memorial to the Shiv Sena founder.
Thackeray memorial: While uncertainty clouds the future of the Shiv Sena’s alliance with the BJP ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, the warring allies on Tuesday joined hands for the construction of a memorial to Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray.
Thackeray trailer: Nawazuddin Siddiqui is set to play the late Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray in his biopic. Also starring Amrita Rao, Thackrey has been directed by Abhijit Panse. The film releases on January 25.
As the Sena completes 52 years on Tuesday, one is compelled to reflect upon the astute utilisation of ideologies through which the Shiv Sena could capture the political mood of Maharashtra and also of the country.
At Bal Thackeray biopic teaser launch, Amitabh Bachchan shared, "I have had a very personal and familial relationship with Balasaheb Thackeray. I used to attend every function when Balasaheb invited me."
While Nawazuddin Siddiqui starrer Thackeray is based on the life of late Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray, Kangana Ranaut plays Rani Laxmi Bai in the biopic Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi. Check out what the audience said after watching the films.
2019 will see the release of the much-awaited biopic on the late Shiv Sena chief Balasaheb Thackeray. The film is written by Abhijit Panse and produced by journalist & Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut. Nawazuddin Siddiqui will play the titular role.