Randeep Hooda begins filming Savarkar biopic

The film marks the directorial debut of Hooda


Published: Mon 3 Oct 2022, 2:13 PM

Last updated: Mon 3 Oct 2022, 2:14 PM

Actor Randeep Hooda on Monday said he has started shooting for SwatantryaVeer Savarkar, a biopic of former Indian politician V D Savarkar.

It also marks the directorial debut of Hooda, who plays the titular role in the film. Filmmaker Mahesh Manjrekar was previously attached to direct the film.

The actor, known for movies such as Highway, Sarbjit and Sultan, took to Twitter to share the update and said working on the upcoming film is a "special moment" for him.

Produced by Anand Pandit Motion Pictures and Legend Studios, SwatantryaVeer Savarkar is co-written by Utkarsh Naithani and Hooda.

Anand Pandit, Sandeep Singh and Sam Khan are credited as producers along with Roopa Pandit and Zafar Mehdi attached to co-produce. The movie is slated to be released on May 26, 2023.

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