Priyanka Chopra and AR Rahman roped in for PT Usha biopic

Revathi Varma will soon be starting a new project on the biopic of veteran track and field athlete PT Usha. Revathi Varma is an ad filmmaker turned director.

AR Rahman is confirmed as the music composer for the film. Talks are on with Priyanka Chopra to rope in as the PT Usha for the biopic. The actress is also keen to work for this untitled film.

Priyanka Chopra is busy with her Hollywood commitments as of now and she is getting ready to accept the movie proposal.

Priyanka Chopra is not new for biopics and she had already played the titular role of Mary Kom, a biopic on Olympics winning boxer.

Priyanka Chopra photo

Priyanka Chopra. Photo courtesy of Team Priyanka Chopra.

It is revealed that the biopic on PT Usha will feature three stages of her life: as a child aspiring to become a runner, an athlete and finally as a mother and coach.

This biopic is expected to go on floors in six months which title is yet to be finalized. The film will be made on a budget of Rs 100 crore, of which the majority amount will be spent to recreate 80s and 90s period.

As PT Usha is popular in other countries also, the film will be made in Malayalam, Hindi, English, Chinese and Russian.

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