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Anil Kapoor joins son Harshvardhan Kapoor in Abhinav Bindra biopic: ‘Great stories take time to be told!’

Anil Kapoor took to Twitter to announce that Abhinav Bindra’s biopic will be his next film.

bollywood Updated: Jul 03, 2019 15:44 IST

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Anil Kapoor during a promotional programme in Mumbai.
Anil Kapoor during a promotional programme in Mumbai.(IANS)
         

It seems like Anil Kapoor is super excited for the upcoming biopic of ace shooter Abhinav Bindra, which was announced two years back.The actor today posted pictures on his Twitter handle where he can be seen with a big smile, striking a pose with the shooter and his father Apjit Singh Bindra.

“Great stories take time to be told! The world will see the inspirational life story of Abhinav Bindra on the big screen soon! So incredibly excited for this,” he captioned the picture.

Anil’s son and actor Harshvardhan Kapoor, who debuted in Bollywood with Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s Mirzya, will be seen essaying the role of Abhinav in the biopic.

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The actor had posted a picture with the Olympic Gold medalist on Instagram in 2017, and wrote, “Beginnings are very special. Especially when you get to play a character that has made the nation proud on the world stage. I am stoked to have been chosen to play #AbhinavBindra and hopefully will do justice to the man, the legend! Like the man himself said, ‘Hard Work is a talent.’ #LetsDoThis.”

Meanwhile, further details pertaining to the film are yet to be announced.Bindra is the first and only Indian to have held both the World and Olympic titles at the same time, a feat he accomplished by capturing the Gold Medal at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, after having won the gold at the 2006 ISSF World Shooting Championships.

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First Published: Jul 03, 2019 15:44 IST