Pankaj Tripathi to play former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee in biopic


Bollywood actor Pankaj Tripathi is roped in to portray the lead role in former Indian Prime Minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee`s upcoming biopic.Taking to Instagram, shared a post which he captioned in Hindi, “Bharat zameen ka tukda nahi, jeeta jaagta rashtrpurush hai!, ye panktiyan likhne waali mahaan neta Shree Atal Bihari Vajpayee ji ki bhumika mujhe bade parde pr sakaar karne ka awsar mil raha hai, ye main apne saubhagya manta hun. #ATAL jald hi.”Titled ‘Main Rahoon Ya Na Rahoon Ye Desh Rehna Chahiye – Atal,’ the film is produced by Sandeep Singh and Vinod Bhanushali. The film will be an adaptation of Penguin Random House India`s book ‘The Untold Vajpayee: politician and paradox’ by author Ullekh NP. The film will go on floors in 2023. Also, `Main RahoonYa Na Rahoon, Yeh Desh Rehna Chahiye – Atal` movie will hit the theatres next year on the occasion of Christmas, which marks the 99th birth anniversary of Atal Bihari Vajpayee.