Heard this? Tiger Shroff to play a boxer in Vikas Bahl’s two-part sports activities drama Ganpat – Pune Mirror

Actor to play a boxer in Vikas Bahl’s two-part sports activities drama, a quintessential story of an underdog set in Mumbai

Mirror was the primary to report that the Hindi remake of Sylvester Stallone’s Rambo, which was to be Tiger Shroff’s subsequent launch after Baaghi three, has been pushed ahead to the final quarter of 2021, with a brand new director, Rohit Dhawan, on board. Now, we’ve learnt that the actor has given the go-ahead to Vikas Bahl’s subsequent directorial, Ganpat, and this might be one of many first movies Tiger will shoot for, as soon as he will get again into motion.

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“Ganpat is actually a sports activities drama set in Mumbai with Tiger taking part in a boxer for the primary time. Vikas has been engaged on the script for some time now and Tiger, who loves MMA, wrestling and boxing was trying to do a movie on this house. When Vikas narrated the script to him, it was an immediate ‘sure’ from Tiger,” informs a supply near the event.

The actor began prepping for the character through the coronavirus-triggered lockdown and can be engaged on his physique to look the a part of a sportsman, which is completely different than his look in his motion movies. Tiger has additionally been engaged on his boxing expertise because the script options many matches within the ring. Boxers of worldwide reputation will probably be part of the solid. Because the title suggests, he’s named Ganpat and is an ardent Ganpati bhakt.

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This will probably be Vikas’s first foray into the motion style. He had co-directed the Nationwide Award-winning household comedy, Chillar Get together, with Nitesh Tiwari in 2011, adopted by one other Nationwide Award-winning Queen in 2013, then Shahid Kapoor-Alia Bhatt’s romcom, Shaandaar, the next yr and mathematician Anand Kumar’s biopic, Tremendous 30, with Hrithik Roshan final yr. “Ganpat will probably be a two-film franchise, tracing the journey of Ganpat from a Mumbai boy to a world class boxer. Although it’s an action-packed movie, at its core it’s an underdog story like Tremendous 30, with an emotional father-son subplot. The search is on for a senior actor to play Tiger’s onscreen father,” the supply shares.

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Aside from Ganpat, Vikas can be engaged on one other script, Lethal, which is a coming-of-age comedy centered round a funeral. “The script is sort of locked. Nevertheless, it has been placed on the back-burner for now and can take off solely after he finishes together with his boxing franchise,” the supply provides.

Tiger has the sequel to his debut movie, Heropanti, which marks his reunion together with his Baaghi three producer Sajid Nadiadwala and director Ahmed Khan. These two movies will lastly be adopted by the Rambo remake.

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Mirror Unique Photographs: Bollywood celebs out and about city, getting used to the brand new regular

Shilpa Shetty

It is anytime film for Shilpa Shetty. Should you nonetheless have not received what we’re saying, test the picture extra intently. Photograph by Satyajit Desai/ MMCL

Ananya Panday

It is salon time for Ananya Panday. The Maharashtra authorities has allowed salons to re-open by following norms of social distancing and hygiene. Masks are actually a typical accent together with PPE kits for stylists too. Photograph by Satyajit Desai/ MMCL

Richa Chadha

No new footwear wanted, simply covers. Actor Richa Chadha on the brink of go grocery procuring in Juhu. Photograph by Satyajit Desai/ MMCL

Ranbir Kapoor

Ranbir Kapoor was noticed at a studio within the metropolis. What do you consider RK’s look? Photographs by Satyajit Desai/ MMCL

Tiger Shroff and Bindaas Bhidu Jackie

Actor Tiger Shroff noticed with dad Jackie on the balcony of their Bandra dwelling. Photograph by Raju Shelar/ MMCL

Anil Kapoor

Actor Anil Kapoor mentioned in a current interview that he has been at his fittest greatest within the lockdown, and the veteran actor actually seems it. He was snapped at a studio close to his dwelling in Juhu just lately. Jhakaas, proper? Photograph by Satyajit Desai/ MMCL

Vidya Balan checks in

Actor Vidya Balan flashes a smile as she steps into the workplace of filmmaker-husband Siddharth Roy Kapur in Khar on Tuesday for the promotion of her upcoming movie. Photograph by Satyajit Desai/ MMCL

Malaika Arora resumes shoot

Malaika Arora was noticed on the shoot of a actuality TV present in Mumbai. Photograph by Raju Shelar/ MMCL

Taimur and Saif Ali Khan

Taimur Ali Khan and pop Saif stepped out to test on how renovation work was coming alongside at their new dwelling. In an interview to Mirror, Saif Ali Khan mentioned that the explanation he’s being papped so typically isn’t as a result of he’s bored with being cooped up at dwelling. They’re getting their new home prepared to allow them to shift in and he’s supervising the work there. Because it is not too removed from the place they keep, he walks throughout to test on the progress, masks in place. Photograph by Raju Shelar/ MMCL

Sohail Khan

Sohail Khan and his son Yohan noticed in Bandra on July 23. Surprise what Sohail is intently gazing. Photograph by Raju Shelar/ MMCL

Hrithik Roshan

Actor Hrithik Roshan was noticed within the balcony of his Juhu dwelling. As Hrithik stares right into a distance, Suzanne takes a nap. Photograph by Satyajit Desai/ MMCL

Tusshar Kapoor at Mukteshwar temple

Tusshar Kapoor was noticed on the Mukteshwar Mandir in Mumbai. Photograph by Satyajit Desai/ MMCL

Again to being match

As town adjusts to the brand new regular, Sooraj Pancholi was noticed by the paparazzi outdoors a Bandra health club on Wednesday. Photograph by Raju Shelar/MMCL

Have a great hair day

As Mumbai unlocks itself steadily, Bollywood celebrities have been stepping out of their houses after taking mandatory precautions. Masks, gloves and now umbrellas have grow to be a staple whereas following social distancing norms. Movie and tv shoots have additionally begun following restrictions. It has been some time since salons have opened for enterprise. Vaani Kapoor was noticed outdoors a salon in Bandra just lately. Photograph by Raju Shelar/MMCL

Raining smiles

Here is Mallika Sherawat, who was noticed after a gathering in Versova yesterday. Photograph by Satyajit Desai/MMCL

A day trip

Malaika Arora loved an informal stroll out together with her canine. Photograph by Yogen Shah


Wearing health club apparel, Nora Fatehi was clicked in Andheri West. Photograph by Yogen Shah

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