The lead role in the biography of former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Bajpayee will be played by Bollywood actor Pankaj Tripathi.
Using the hashtag #ATAL, he posted a picture on Instagram with the Hindi message, “Bharat zameen ka tukda nahi, jeeta jaagta rashtrpurush hai!, ye panktiyan likhne waali mahaan neta Shree Atal Bihari Vajpayee ji ki bhumika mujhe bade parde pr sakaar karne ka awsar mil raha hai, ye main apne saubhagya manta hun. #ATAL jald hi.”
The movie, titled “Main Rahoon Ya Na Rahoon Ye Desh Rehna Chahiye – Atal,” is made by Vinod Bhanushali and Sandeep Singh.
It will be based on the book “The Untold Vajpayee: politician and contradiction” by Ullekh NP, published by Penguin Random House India.
Movie will begin production in 2023. Additionally, the movie “Main Rahoon Ya Na Rahoon, Yeh Desh Rehna Chahiye – Atal” would be released in theatres the following year on December 25 during the celebration of Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s 99th birthday.