After working together in one of the most successful and loved films of 2012- Barfi, director Anurag Basu and actor Ranbir Kapoor will once again join hands to make a biopic on the life and times of legendary playback singer, actor, filmmaker Kishore Kumar.
Though talks have been on since a while, it’s believed that Ranbir has finally given his nod for this project to be produced by UTV. The actor will however begin working on this film after he finishes Abhinav Kashyap’s Besharam. For the ambitious Kishore Kumar biopic, Ranbir will be required to gain around 12-15 kgs to look the part of the iconic singer. He will be playing Kishore from the age of 19 till 58. Basu is currently scripting the film with co-writer Soumik Sen. Kishore Kumar’s son Amit Kumar is also guiding Basu through the project and Amit is likely to even sing a few songs in the film.
As for the female leads, there’s buzz that 4 heroines may be finalized opposite Ranbir Kapoor considering Kishore Da had 4 wives namely Ruma Ghosh, Madhubala, Yogita Bali and Leena Chadavarkar.