The recently released Thackeray movie is a real-life story of Bal Thackeray or popularly called Balasaheb Thackeray who became a great politician form being a cartoonist and journalist. He was the founder of the Political Party- Shiv Sena for Maharashtra and became one of the most influential leaders of his time. The movie shows the rise and falls that he came across in his life. The movie got released on 25th January, which was his 93rd Birth Anniversary. The role of Bal Thackeray is played by one of the finest actors of Bollywood, Nawazuddin Siddiqui. The other cast includes Amrita Rao as Meena Tai Thackeray (Bal Thackeray’s wife), Sudhir Mishra as Mastan, Rajesh Khera as Morarji Desai, Abdul Quadir Amin as Jaidev Thackeray, Vidyadhar Paranjape as Subhash Desai, Dr. Sachin A Jayavant as Uddhav Thackeray, Vishal Sudarshanwar as Raj Thackeray, Anand Vikas Potdukhe as Jambuwantrao Dhote and Prakash Belawadi as George Fernandes. 

Directed by: Abhijit Panse 

Biopic on: Bal Thackeray

Starring: Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Produced by: Viacom 12 Motion Pictures, Raut’ers Entertainment and Carnival Motion Pictures

Distributor: Viacom 18 Motion Pictures

Released on: 25th January 2019

Run time: 139 minutes

Budget set: INR 30 Crores

Earning at Box Office: INR 29. 90 Crores

Ratings: 3 stars out of 5

Movie Review:

This biopic covers the rise of Bal Keshav Thackeray from being a cartoonist to the founder of a great Political Party in Maharashtra, Shiv Sena. It shows the fiery moments in his political life as well as his personal life. The role of Thackeray was performed by Nawazuddin Siddiqui who did a power pack justice to the role. Thackeray is written and produced by Sanjay Raut, who is an MP Rajya Sabha and a member of the Political Party Shiv Sena. 

The movie is a must one time watch as suggested by the Critics’ reviews.