Mumbai, Jan 6: Rajkumar Rao is all set to play the character of a visually impaired person in his upcoming biopic Srikanth Bolla, the founder of Bollant Industries.
The movie tentatively titled ‘Srikanth Bolla’, portrays the life story of a visually impaired industrialist, Srikanth Bolla, who didn’t let adversities come in the way of his ambition and laid the foundation for Bollant Industries.
“Srikanth Bolla is an inspiration! It’s indeed a privilege to play such an inspiring person who has been through a lot of hardships and despite that has risen like a phoenix! I am really looking forward to playing Srikant. I’m happy to collaborate with Bhushan sir yet again on this compelling project.” said Rajkumar Rao briefing about his character.
The film has been written by Sumit Purohit and Jagdeep Sidhu and will be directed by Tushar Hiranandani, who earlier helmed ‘Saand Ki Aankh’.
The movie will be jointly produced under T-Series Films and Chalk N Cheese Films Production LLP by Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar and Nidhi Parmar Hiranandani.
Worth mentioning, Srikanth Bolla, who hailed from a small village in rural Andhra Pradesh, was born to poor, uneducated parents.
He took on the legal battle with the state after 10th standard to opt for the science stream. He not only cleared his tenth and twelfth standard exams with good scores but also became the first international blind student to study at the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA.