Mumbai: Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who plays the lead role in Ketan Mehta’s “Manjhi – The Mountain Man”, wants the symbolic mountain in Gehlaur to be considered a “symbol of love” similar to what Taj Mahal is known to the world today.
“When people go to Gehlaur and see the mountain, a comparison comes to their mind that there is a Taj Mahal and then there is this mountain. The dedication and passion was more when Manjhi had made the monument. We are hoping that in the future it is considered as a symbol of love,” Nawazuddin said at a special screening of the film here.
Sharing his experiences while visiting Dashrath Manjhi’s village, Nawazuddin said the atmosphere had got quite emotional and warm.
The biopic, which also stars Radhika Apte, released this Friday.