Karan Johar To Produce A Preiod Drama Based On ‘Jallianwala Bagh Massacre’, Karan Singh Tyagi Steps In As The Director
Karan Johar is all set to produce a new film based on the Jallianwala Bagh massacre. Announcing the big news, he shared that filmmaker Karan Singh Tyagi is on board to helm this project.
In the last few years, Bollywood has shown a great interest in period drama movies. This has also piqued the audiences’ interest in the stories inspired by the books of history. And director-producer Karan Johar has a treat for the fans obsessed with this genre. Yes! Karan is all set to produce a new film based on the ‘Jallianwala Bagh massacre’. Announcing the big news, he shared that filmmaker Karan Singh Tyagi is on board to helm this project.
Karan Johar revealed that the film will portray the real-life events surrounding this tragic incident. Also, Raghu Palat’s book ‘The Case That Shook The Empire’ will be a source of inspiration for this new project. Sharing all these details, Karan took to his Instagram handle and wrote, “Extremely excited and honoured to be bringing the untold story of C. Sankaran Nair, a historic man to the big screens. Directed by @karanstyagi. More details to follow soon, stay tuned!”
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While this news has gotten the fans super excited, they are also expecting a ‘stellar cast’ for the project. Talking more about the film, it will mainly focus on the “legendary courtroom battle” that Sankaran Nair fought against the British Raj to unravel the truth behind the heinous act of the Jallianwala massacre. Well, another interesting chapter from history is all set to be revived through Bollywood’s gaze. It remains to be seen how this period drama is essayed on the big screens.
On the other hand, Karan has an array of interesting projects lined up ahead. Currently, he is busy with the most-awaited film Brahmastra. Reportedly, the makers will be heading to Budapest to shoot the final schedule. Also, Karan will be helming the magnum-opus ‘Takht’ which has been delayed due to the ongoing pandemic.
Meanwhile, stay tuned to ZEE5 for more updates.