The death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput remains to be beneath investigation, with new developments cropping up every single day. Meanwhile, a number of filmmakers have introduced tasks primarily based on the life and death of the late actor. The state of affairs reminds us of the truth that Bollywood is at all times fast to seize a slice of actuality for its fiction display.
Looking at the actual life deaths and/or crime for screenplays just isn’t a brand new pattern, with movies like “Talvar”, “Black Friday”, “No One Killed Jessica”, and “Main Aur Charles” being however a couple of instances in level. But the race to get the titles registered for an incident that’s nonetheless beneath investigation is unprecedented.
This yr, the death of Bollywood star Sushant and its twists and turns has not solely gripped the eye of the folks, however filmmakers as nicely. Another excessive profile incident that the makers are wanting with eager interest is the lifetime of slain gangster Vikas Dubey.
According to officers at Indian Motion Picture Producers Association (IMPPA), a number of titles have been registered to arrange productions capturing these two incidents.
Some of the titles round Sushant’s death that IMPPA acquired for approval are: “Sushant Singh Rajput Biography”, “Sushant”, “Rajput: The Truth Wins”, and “The Unsolved Mystery”. This is apart from three movies that have been already introduced some time again, allegedly bearing a sure likeness with Sushant’s life. These are “Nyay: The Justice”, “Shashank”, and “Suicide Or Murder”.
The Vikas Dubey incident additionally has many aspiring contenders amongst filmmakers. Titles acquired for approval at IMPPA embody “Kanpur Ka Vikas Duvet”, “Mara Gaya Vikas Dubey”, “Mai Hoon Vikas Dubey Kanpurwala”, “Most Wanted Vikas Dubey”,”Vikas Dubey”, and “Bahubali Vikas Dubey”.
“Real life stories are topical, with everyone having a high level of interest in these incidents. So, people try to come up with projects based on real life cases and incidents. People just try to capitalise on that, and with lack of new stories, they look at real life stories,” commerce analyst Rajesh Thadani causes, whereas chatting with IANS.
In the pipeline can be an online sequence titled “Prakash Dubey Kanpur Wala”, which can reportedly be primarily based on Vikas Dubey. Renowned filmmaker Hansal Mehta has additionally shared that he will likely be directing an online sequence on the gangster’s life.
Among the ‘Sushant movies’ already introduced, “Shashank” is co-produced by Karni Sena member Surjeet Singh Rathore.
“Sushant’s life and works are invariably imbued with a sense of remarkable hardwork and discipline, which I believe will inspire many to work towards their dreams without the doubt and fear of failure,” mentioned director Nikhil Anand, who’s engaged on Sushant’s biopic.
Asked how it’s shaping up, he mentioned: “The murder mystery of our beloved Sushant is taking a new turn everyday because of the continuous fight of the fans. My dream project about making his biopic is solely about the celebration of his life and achievements.”
The script of “Nyaay: The Justice” can be altering with the twists within the case.
“The script might change a bit after Rhea’s Chakraborty arrest. Initially, they were not planning to show the drug angle but now they are thinking to put in a little, maybe three or four per cent. We plan to start the shoot from September 16. We are shooting out of Mumbai, though some parts will be shot in Mumbai as well. They are planning to release the film this year, so we have to rush the shoot,” mentioned Zuber Ok. Khan, who performs the central function in “Nyaay: The Justice”.
In the listing of tasks primarily based on Sushant’s life, the one factor that will get highlighted is the absence of a Bollywood biggie, related to it or backing it. All of those productions are by fringe filmmakers.
Explaining this, Thadani mentioned: “The case is very controversial, and it is against the industry, what with the film industry getting a lot of flak in the case. I think that is why they are staying away from it, and others are coming forward.”