Before his demise, Sushant Singh Rajput was set to do another sports biopic after ‘Ms Dhoni: The Untold Story’ and which was non other than recently announced Chandu Champion.
Kartik Aaryan, Sajid Nadiadwala and Kabir Khan’s recently announced film Chandu Champion. From the film’s title, release date and leading lady to Chandu Champion, we were the first to bring all the news to our readers. And now we have come to know something interesting about Kartik Aaryan’s Chandu Champion which is related to late actor Sushant Singh Rajput.
Sushant Singh Rajput And Kartik Aaryan : Chandu Champion
A reliable source from the film industry has revealed that the film is based on a concept that late actor Sushant was working on before his unfortunate demise. “Sushant was preparing for another sports biopic after Dhoni biopic which is now being revived as Chandu Champion. Sushant was excited to portray on the silver screen the remarkable life of Murlikant Petkar, a veteran and physically challenged sportsperson from the army. But after his death, the film went on hold.”.
But now the makers decided to remake it and Kartik took up the responsibility of bringing on screen the inspiring character of Murlikant Petkar. Karthik is working hard for this role. Not only this, he has also started taking training for this so that he can do full justice to his inspiring character. Also Read: 15 Years Of Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na: Genelia Deshmukh Reveals 300-400 Girls Auditioned For Role Of Aditi
In 2016, SSR expressed his deep interest in portraying Murlikant Petkar’s inspiring journey. He was drawn to Petkar’s story and found it uplifting, as it showcased the veteran’s passion and his ability to overcome physical obstacles to pursue his aspirations. However, due to unfortunate circumstances, Sushant could not fulfill this dream.
Who Is Murlikant Petkar?
Let us tell you that Murlikant Petkar had achieved significant achievements by winning the gold medal in the Commonwealth Games in 1970 and the Paralympics in Germany in 1972. The film based on the life of Murlikant Petkar was earlier supposed to be done by Sushant in 2016 as he showed his interest in it. Also Read: Neena Gupta On Her First Onscreen Kissing Scene: I Rinsed My Mouth With Dettol
Chandu Champion will be Kartik’s next film after Satyaprem Ki Katha and it will release on June 14, 2024.