CRB Tech came across that the new venture of John Abraham is to produce and act in boxer Hawa Singh’s biopic.
John Abraham has already grabbed a lot of attention due to his acting skills. The actor will be next seen in Dishoom and is gearing up for the biopic on Captain Hawa Singh.
While Sushant Singh Rajput gears up for MS Dhoni’s life story and Aamir Khan prepares for Dangal, a biopic on Captain Hawa Singh is in the go with John Abraham in mind to play the six-foot-one boxer. Reports state that John is the only one who can play Captain Hawa Singh as he was a Giant both inside the ring and off it. Sam Fernandez, former COO of Vidhu Vinod Chopra has bought the rights to Hawa Singh’s story. He will produce the film with his partner John.
As per sources, the director would be finalized by July and the film is expected to roll in October. Sam confirmed the news that he is making a biopic on Captain Hawa Singh. John said that they both are six-foot-one and weighs 94 kg. He said that Bollywood Hawa Singh’s son Sanjay Singh,daughter-in-law and two grand kids came to see him.
A source added tht they plan to shoot in Delhi, Haryana, Vaishnodevi, including his village Umarvas and Thailand. They would also use actual boxers who would fly from Pakistan, Bangladesh and other countries. The story is not of an underdog but a champ who could never be defeated in the ring but lost to politics, with a love story woven in. The biopic will depict the journey of Hawa Singh and his glorious accomplishments through out his life.
Right from the start by joining the army at 19 till becoming the Western Command Boxing Champion by beating Mohabbat Singh and winning 11 consecutive times at Western Command Boxing Championship, the biopic will touch the milestones of his career.
Hawa Singh is also crediter to have trained reputed boxers like Akhil Kumar and Vijendra Singh. The legend boxer passed away in August 2000.
John is yet to sign the film officially.
John is currently gearing up for the release of his upcoming Dishoom, which is set to hit the screens on 29th July, 2016.CRB Tech WordPress
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