MUMBAI: After he met the family of Kishore Kumar recently, Anurag Basu has got the green signal to roll out the biopic of the legendary singer. The film was lying in the cold storage for three months.
Confirming the same Basu said, “They have green lighted the film after they liked the idea of me doing the film."
Last month, Basu met the singer‘s family - wife Leena Chandarvarkar and his two sons, singer Amit Kumar and Sumeet Kumar - to discuss the project. Titled Kishore, the film is now finally on track.
While Ranbir Kapoor will play Kishore Kumar in the film titled Kishore, Amit Kumar will not only sing his father‘s songs but also play a cameo.
It is understood that Basu would take up the Kishore Kumar project first and then proceed with his next project about mathematician Anand Kumar who made a name for himself after he made use of his knowledge by taking it to the grassroots of Bihar.