Casting for films with multiple actors can be quite a task. But what happens when a project has as many as 110 characters, and each one has an important role to play in the movie? For film-maker Neeraj Pandey’s next, which is a biopic based on Indian cricket captain MS Dhoni, it was a matter of hand-picking them with clinical precision.
A source says, “Since it is a biopic based on one of the world’s most popular cricketers, audiences are familiar with the faces around him — his team members, the coach, commentators, and his immediate family. So, it is important that these characters bear some resemblance to the people in Dhoni’s life.” Also, since so many characters are part of this film, the process of casting for the project has been more tedious and longer than usual.
When contacted, the spokesperson of the film confirmed the news, saying, “Preparations for the movie are on in full swing.
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