Mogul First look: Akshay Kumar to play Gulshan Kumar in biopic

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Published: March 15, 2017 11:35:55 AM

For the very first time Akshay Kumar will be seen in a biopic and he is very excited., The 'Khiladi' of Bollywood is all set to play Gulshan Kumar in Mogul.

We both shared many things in common and come from a similar background. I am very excited to play him on screen,” he said in a statement.

For the very first time Akshay Kumar will be seen in a biopic and he is very excited., The ‘Khiladi’ of Bollywood is all set to play Gulshan Kumar in Mogul. T Series, in a tweet on Wednesday, said “We proudly present the story of the emperor of music, Gulshan Kumar in #Mogul st. @akshaykumar director @subkapoor produced by Sudesh Kumari”. What makes the Gulshan Kumar biopic more interesting is the fact that it will bring together the team of Akshay and his Jolly LLB 2 director, Subhash Kapoor.

The actor also took to Twitter and wrote, “My association with Him began with my very first film. He was The Emperor Of Music! Now know His story… #Mogul, The Gulshan Kumar story!” “I had the good fortune of knowing Gulshanji well and had a close association with him right from my first film ‘Saugandh’. We both shared many things in common and come from a similar background. I am very excited to play him on screen,” he said in a statement. Director Subhash Kapoor added, “When Vikram Malhotra shared the idea of the film with me, it was a feeling of disbelief. I always told my team that the one story I would love to make a movie on was Gulshanji’s and here I am doing just that.”

 

 

Gulshan Kumar’s son Bhushan Kumar added, “Mogul is not a film for me. It’s my dream come true. My father has been my guiding force all through my life and I have always felt his presence with me in everything I do. I always knew that one day I would make Mogul and share my father’s amazing story with the world. I am also extremely happy that my mother Sudesh Kumari will be producing the film.

And I can think of no one better than Akshay to play him on-screen.” According to media reports, Gulshan Kumar was extremely attached to his younger daughter Tulsi Kumar, and that’s why they chose to announce the film on her birthday. The shooting of Mogul will begin by the end of 2017.

 

“The Emperor of Music who single-handedly built an empire! But for me the man who’s responsible for who n where I am today in life. ??u papa,” tweeted Tulsi Kumar.

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