Sudheer Babu is very excited about doing Pullela Gopichand biopic
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Sudheer Babu is very excited about doing Pullela Gopichand biopic

Sudheer Babu, who will be part of the Pullela Gopichand biopic, is kicked out the film. It will be bankrolled by Vikram Malhotra.

regional movies Updated: Jul 17, 2017 16:08 IST
Indo Asian News Service, Chennai
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Sudheer Babu in a scene from his film Baaghi.

Actor Sudheer Babu, seen in films such as Baaghi and Shamanthakamani, is excited about being part of the yet-untitled Telugu-Hindi biopic on Badminton champion Pullela Gopichand.

To be directed by Praveen Sattaru, the project will roll from October.

“I’m kicked about the film. I’m confident I can do justice to the role because I’m a trained badminton player. I have been playing for many years and I understand the sensibilities of the character better than anyone,” said Sudheer.

The project will be bankrolled by Vikram Malhotra, who is currently producing Saif Ali Khan starrer Chef.

While the rest of the cast and crew are yet to be finalised, Sudheer is thrilled to be collaborating with Praveen.

“He has been working on the story for nearly two years. I’m looking forward to working with him. Post Baaghi, I was offered a few Hindi projects but I had kept myself free for this film,” he said.

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First Published: Jul 17, 2017 16:06 IST