Balasaheb Thackeray is one personality you can’t go unheard of. Even after his death now, he is worshiped among the marathi speaking population in the country and has elevated the state of Maharashtra and its people to a remarkable position. According to this newly launched trailer, Nawazuddin Siddiqui has been chosen the man, who is playing the role of Shiv Sena founder, the late Balasaheb Thackeray. The trailer was launched in an event yestredaty and was presented by the renowned actor Sachin Khedekar; the chief guests of the event being megastar Amitabh Bachchan and Shiv Sena leader and Balasaheb’s son Uddhav Thackeray.
Speaking about the film, Nawazzuddin has said- “I am grateful that the makers chose me to portray the role of great personality, Balasaheb Thackeray, which every other actor aspires to do because of his persona and charisma, which was unmatched. I thank from the bottom of my heart to Mr. Sanjay Raut for believing in me and I am also thankful to Mr. Uddhav Thackeray, who gave me the permission to portray this great role. I am more than sure that our director, Abhijit Panse, will take the movie up to the mark and the cherry on the cake moment is the film is being launched by megastar Amitabh Bachchan. Nawaz concluded his words by speaking in Marathi, he said, “Balasaheb Thackeray inspires me, and because of his love, I am able to do this role.”
The much anticipated movie is going to release on 23rd Jan 2019 which still has a long way to go. The film is being written by Sanjay Raut and will be directed by Marathi film director Abhijit Panse. Check out the trailer here.