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Uddhav Thackeray attends Thackeray trailer launch

Thackeray, the Balasaheb Thackeray biopic starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui, has been directed by Abhijit Panse. The film has been written and produced by Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut.

uddhav thackeray at the trailer launch of Thackeray biopic

After playing Saadat Hasan Manto in the Nandita Das directorial Manto, Nawazuddin Siddiqui is set to impress the audience with Thackeray in which the actor portrays legendary late political leader Bal Thackeray, who founded Shiv Sena. The makers along with Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Amrita Rao and Thackeray family members on Wednesday unveiled the trailer of the biopic in Mumbai. (Express photo: Amit Chakravarty)

nawazuddin siddiqui plays bal thackeray

After playing Saadat Hasan Manto in the Nandita Das directorial Manto, Nawazuddin Siddiqui is set to impress the audience with Thackeray in which the actor portrays legendary late political leader Bal Thackeray, who founded Shiv Sena. The makers along with Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Amrita Rao and Thackeray family members on Wednesday unveiled the trailer of the biopic in Mumbai. (Express photo: Varinder Chawla)

nawazuddin siddiqui and amrita rao at thackeray trailer launch

Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s on-screen transformation is bound to leave you speechless. (Express photo: Varinder Chawla)

amrita rao plays bal thackeray wife in thackeray biopic

Thackeray marks the comeback of Amrita Rao, who plays Nawaz's wife in the film. (Express photo: Varinder Chawla)

bal thackeray biopic makers at thackeray trailer launch

The film has been written by Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut who had earlier said that they have not shown any controversial aspect in Thackeray. (Express photo: Varinder Chawla)

sanjay raut has written Bal Thackeray biopic

Sanjay Raut had also mentioned that since Bal Thackeray's life could not be summed up in one film, the audience can expect a sequel. (Express photo: Amit Chakravarty)

nawazuddin siddiqui at thackeray trailer launch

Talking about the role, Nawazuddin Siddiqui said, "More than myself, I appreciate Shiv Sena that they approached me for the role. That’s a huge thing." (Express photo: Varinder Chawla)

nawazuddin siddiqui at thackeray trailer launch

Nawazuddin Siddiqui was also seen posing with Uddhav Thackeray and his family members. (Express photo: Varinder Chawla)