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Karan Johar announces a biopic on C Sankaran Nair; shares exiting details of his next production venture

Karan Johar Johar announced his next production venture with an official statement and said that he is “extremely excited and honoured to be bringing the untold story of C Sankaran Nair.”

2021-06-29T07:18:00Z
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Dharma Production’s head honcho Karan Johar on Tuesday announced his next project which is a biopic. The ace filmmaker is all set to produce a film based on the book 'The Case That Shook The Empire' written by Raghu Palat and Pushpa Palat. The film is based on C Sankaran Nair who fought against the British Raj to uncover the truth about the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre.

Taking to his social media pages, Johar announced his next production venture with an official statement and said that he is “extremely excited and honoured to be bringing the untold story of C Sankaran Nair.”

The official statement read: “This film unravels the legendary courtroom battle that Sankaran Nair fought against the British Raj to uncover the truth about the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre. Sankaran Nair’s bravery ignited the freedom struggle across the country and is a testament to the power of fighting for the truth.”


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The biopic will feature the legendary courtroom battle that Sankaran Nair fought against the British Raj to uncover the truth about the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre. Sankaran Nair's bravery ignited the freedom struggle across the country and is a testament to the power of fighting for the truth.

The film will be directed by Karan Singh Tyagi and will go on floors shortly and the lead cast to be announced soon.

Interestingly, Shoojit Sircar is helming a film based on Udham Singh who assassinated General Michael O'Dwyer, the man behind the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre. Vicky Kaushal plays the titular role.


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