Om Puri to play Bal Gangadhar Tilak onscreen
Actor Om Puri will be seen as freedom fighter Bal Gangadhar Tilak in his upcoming venture titled “Chapekar Brothers”.
“It’s an honour to play such an iconic personality. I am finding several facets about Tilakji through my research. And there’s so much information available on the internet that it will become easier for me to enact him,” Om told to media.
“I also feel that the team has done enough research which will help me in understanding the nuances of the role. I am confident that I will be able to perform effortlessly with so much background information,” he added.
The Hindi film will present the glorious journey of Chapekar Brothers who contributed to the freedom struggle in 1897.
Directed by Milann Ajmera, written by Dhiraj Mishra and produced by Ghanshyam Patel of Giriva Productions, the film’s shooting has already begun in Vadodara, Gujarat.