Biopics have always worked in Bollywood’s favor. Be it Mary Kom or Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, such films are loved by the masses. News of Shahid Kapoor stepping into the shoes of North-East boxing champion Ngangom Dingko Singh has been doing the rounds since some time. Directed by Raja Krishna Menon, the film was supposed to begin in January this year but is now being pushed to the second half of 2019. Well, according to a report in Mumbai Mirror, Shahid Kapoor won’t limit his role to acting but will also be producing the film.
Shahid will co-produce the film with Raja. A source revealed to MM, that the film’s shooting was delayed due to several rewrites. Shahid too had earlier said that he was only concentrating on his next film Kabir Khan. Shahid owns the rights to Dingko Singh’s story and he got Raja to direct it. “Now, they have joined hands to produce the film, Bollywood Trending News,. It will be shot primarily in Manipur, besides Delhi, while an international schedule is also being planned,” the source told MM.