Famous celebrity fashion designer Manish Malhotra is also going to step into the world of direction. Manish’s first film as a director will be a biopic on legendary actress Meena Kumari. Manish has signed actress Kriti Sanon, who was recently seen in ‘Adipurush‘ as Janaki, for this exciting project. The movie will be produced through Bhushan Kumar‘s T-Series.
This project like a dream for Manish
According to a report, Manish Malhotra has always dreamed of recreating the magic of Meena Kumari. With his unique vision as a director, he aims to honor the iconic actress and tell her incredible story through cinema. The biopic of the late actress is currently in the script writing stage. Meena Kumari, known for her timeless and soulful acting, has been a beloved personality of Indian cinema. It seeks to pay tribute to his significant impact on the film industry and his enduring charm that will captivate audiences of all ages.
Illustrious career of Meena Kumari
Meena Kumar started her acting career as a child artist. The actress gave more than 90 best films in her career of 33 years. Unfortunately, she passed away at the young age of 38 due to liver cirrhosis. Meena Kumari mainly worked in Vijay Bhatt‘s productions such as Leather Face (1939), Adhuri Kahani (1939), Puja (1940) and Ek Hi Bhool (1940).
Kriti Sanon will be Meena Kumari
In the year 2021, there were reports that famous fashion designer Manish Malhotra would make his directorial debut with a music set against the backdrop of Partition. His close friend and filmmaker Karan Johar was expected to produce the film. However, the project didn’t materialize due to some reasons, and Malhotra is now keen to direct Meena Kumari’s biopic. At the same time, the demand for Kriti Sanon has also increased a lot in the past. The actress has proved herself with films like ‘Mimi‘, ‘Bhediya‘.