Irrfan wants to start work on films but for now. He would like to do a film that does not require the kind of strenuous physical activity. He told me to move on since we have waited for long on this film. Irrfan and I are in touch and we are working on something else together.” Moving on to the biopic, it will tell the story of the martyr who killed the former lieutenant governor of Punjab, Michael O’ Dwyer in pre-Independence India, in revenge for the Jallianwala Bagh massacre in Amritsar in 1919.
Irrfan had been to London for treatment of neuroendocrine tumor in March last year. Now fans continue to wish good health to Irrfan Khan. The reports leaked that Uri The Surgical Strike star Vicky Kaushal has replaced Irrfan in Shoojit Sircar’s Udham Singh. Been ask why he replaced Irrfan, Shoojit said in a statement, “Irrfan and I have had a discussion on this. He is recovering well and is in a good mood.
Vicky Kaushal to star in Shoojit Sircar’s Udham Singh
After this Singh was subsequently tried and convicted of murder and hang in July 1940. The film will be produced by Ronnie Lahiri under the banner Rising Sun Films. After tasting success and fame with Sanju, Raazi, Manmarziyaan, and the latest one Uri: The Surgical Strike, the actor is all set to collaborate with Shoojit Sircar. Citing his reason for choosing Vicky for the role, Shoojit said,
“If you look at Vicky’s track record, he is taking brave steps and making some really fabulous choices. I wanted an actor who is ready to give his heart and soul to the film. Plus, he is a Punjabi boy and my film is a story of a Punjabi man. So, in many ways, he turns to be the obvious choice.”
The movie will release in 2020.