Bollywood has recently been the trendsetter of biopics. The movie makers have the grabbed the attention of the audience towards the life history of famous people earlier. And this time, a biopic based on social activist, Anna Hazare is going to make it to the silver screen.
The first look of the movie ‘Anna: Kisan Baburao Hazare’ is out. The teaser provides a brief look of the various phases of Anna Hazare’s life. It traces down every moment of his life, from being a fearless soldier, a hard working farmer to a social activist. The teaser is truly inspiring. We can get a glimpse of his extremist personality and how Anna Hazare rose to eminence as a powerful social revolutionary against the corruption of the country.
The film will portray the true story of Kisan Baburao Hazare including the true events and characters that influenced him. Kisan, a struggling village farmer ponders over his thoughts of the purpose of life. He started his journey from his service to Indian Army and then finds his only selfless purpose of working for people of the village by inspiring them to stand for themselves using the weapons of Anshan and Shramdan. And from here we get to see the activist Anna, fighting for people at Ramlila Maidan, Delhi.
The film is directed by Shashank Udapurkar, who himself is playing the lead role. Tanishaa Mukerji will be seen playing the role of a journalist. Udapurkar shot the film in Ralegan Siddhi, and in some other states and capture Hazare’s childhood days, army days and in Ramlila Maidan where he has sat on fast.
Anna Hazare says “Anna, a biopic on his life, will inspire viewers to lead a life with pure thoughts. This film is not fictitious. It is not that the script is made out of imagination and then a film is made on it. This is practical.”The biopic also stars Govind Namdeo, Sharat Saxena, Kishor Kadam and Rajit Kapoor.
Presented by The Rise Pictures Pvt. Ltd. and produced by Manindra Jain, the film will hit the theaters on October 14.
We’ll wait for this honest attempt to create inspiration through the film. In the meantime here is the teaser for you.