On Gandhi Jayanti, Mahesh Manjrekar announces Godse
Today, October 2, marks the 152nd anniversary of the birth of Mahatma Gandhi. On this special occasion, Sandeep Singh, Mahesh Manjrekar and Raaj Shaandilyaa announced their new film, Godse. The film is based on Nathuram Godse, the man who was behind the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi.
SANDEEP SINGH, RAAJ SHAANDILYAA, MAHESH MANJREKAR ANNOUNCE GODSE
On the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti, today October 2, Sandeep Singh announced that he has teamed up with Mahesh Manjrekar and Raaj Shaandilyaa for their next film, Godse. The film will be produced by Sandeep Singh’s production house, Legend Global Studio, and Raaj Shaandilyaa’s production house, ThinkInk Picturez. Mahesh Manjrekar will direct this project as director.
This is the third film Mahesh Manjrekar will direct for Legend Global Studio. Prior to that he worked on SwatantraVeer Savarkar and White.
Taking his official Instagram account, Mahesh Manjrekar shared the film’s teaser.
WHAT SANDEEP SINGH, RAAJ SHAANDILYAA, MAHESH MANJREKAR SAID ABOUT GODSE?
Speaking about the film, Sandeep Singh said: “The story of Nathuram Godse is the one I wanted to tell since I made my first film. It is an unprecedented story that deserves to be presented to moviegoers. There are different versions of the stories about Godse and Gandhiji. Mahesh, Raaj and I intend to bring out factual history and thus bring this cinematic opus of forgotten historical figures to today’s generation. I’m already collaborating with Mahesh Manjrekar on SwatantraVeer Savarkar and White – and I’m glad he joined Godse as well.
Raaj Shaandilyaa referred to people’s recent interest in Nathuram Godse and said: “In the last few years there has been a surge of interest in knowing Nathuram Godse. In addition, we live in an age where freedom of expression and different views and opinions are encouraged. Therefore, we think now is the right time to bring a movie about Nathuram Godse. I am also delighted to collaborate with Sandeep Singh and Mahesh Manjrekar. I’m sure it’s a project I’ll be proud of.
Mahesh Manjrekar spoke about Godse and explained why he chose to direct this film. “The story of Nathuram Godse has always been close to my heart. It takes a lot of courage to support a film of this nature. I still believe in punchy subjects and uncompromising storytelling and this one fits the bill. People don’t know much about Godse other than that he’s the man who shot Gandhi. In telling her story, we do not want to patronize or speak out against anyone. We will let the public decide who is right or wrong.
Godse is based on Nathuram Godse, the man who was behind the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi. It is co-produced by Vimal Lahoti, Jay Pandya and Abhay Verma. The cast of the film has not yet been decided as the script for the film is currently underway. Godse is expected to go upstairs in the second half of 2022.
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