Filmmaker Mahesh Manjrekar, on the event of Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti, introduced he would direct a movie, Godse, primarily based on the lifetime of Nathuram Godse, the murderer of the “Father of Nation”. The movie might be produced by Sandeep Singh and Raaj Shaandilyaa, who final helmed Ayushmann Khurrana-starrer Dream Lady. This may mark Sandeep Singh and Mahesh Manjrekar’s third collaboration after Swatantra Veer Savarkar and White.
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Sandeep Singh, Raaj Shaandilyaa and Mahesh Manjrekar announce a movie “Godse” on Mahatma Gandhi’s 152nd delivery anniversary
“The story of Nathuram Godse has all the time been near my coronary heart. pic.twitter.com/S6s1Er2e30
— Mahesh Manjrekar (@manjrekarmahesh) October 2, 2021
That is the third movie that Mahesh Manjrekar might be directing for Sandeep Singh’s Legend International Studio after Swatantra Veer Savarkar, additionally a biopic on India’s freedom battle, and White. The makers additionally launched a teaser poster of the movie together with the announcement that reads — “Janamdin ki hardik shubhkaamnaaye ‘Bapu’ … Aapka, Nathuram Godse”.
Director Mahesh Manjrekar mentioned that the intention with Godse is to let viewers determine “who is true or fallacious”. “The story of Nathuram Godse has all the time been near my coronary heart. It takes numerous braveness to again a movie of this nature. I all the time consider in exhausting hitting topics and uncompromised storytelling and this one matches the invoice. Individuals have no idea a lot about Godse apart from he’s the person who fired at Gandhi. Whereas telling his story, we neither need to patronize nor need to converse towards anybody. We’ll go away it to the viewers on who is true or fallacious,” he mentioned in an announcement.
Whereas solid has but to be locked, filming is anticipated to start within the second half of 2022. At the moment, scripting is underway. Producer Sandeep Singh mentioned that he had needed to again a movie on Godse because the starting of his profession and he wished to carry on display the “factual story”.
“The Nathuram Godse’s story is the one which I needed to inform ever since I made my first movie. That is an untold story that deserves to be offered to the cinemagoers. There are numerous variations of the tales about Godse and Gandhiji. Mahesh, Raaj and I intend to carry out the factual story and thereby carry this cinematic opus of forgotten historical past characters for as we speak’s technology. I’m already collaborating with Mahesh Manjrekar on Swatantra Veer Savarkar and White – and I’m comfortable that he has come on board for Godse as nicely,” Sandeep Singh mentioned in an announcement.
Godse is co-produced by Vimal Lahoti, Jay Pandya and Abhay Verma.