Shahid Kapoor on Dingko Singh Biopic: I’m concentrating on Kabir Singh; nothing else finalised

Shahid Kapoor opened up about working on Dingko Singh’s biopic in a recent interview. Read to know more.
Shahid Kapoor on Dingko Singh Biopic: I’m concentrating on Kabir Singh; There’s nothing else finalisedShahid Kapoor on Dingko Singh Biopic: I’m concentrating on Kabir Singh; There’s nothing else finalised
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Bollywood is very big on following trends. Once a formula for a film becomes a superhit, film-makers all over Bollywood want to encash on the same subject or theme. For now, biopics seem to be the order and many film-makers have interesting biopics lined up for this year and early next year. One of them is supposed to star Shahid Kapoor as the North-East boxing champion, Ngangom Dingko Singh. The biopic will be directed by Raja Krishna Menon and will have Shahid stepping into the shoes of the 1998 Asiad Gold medalist. 

However, there was a lot of buzz as to when the shooting of the film would start shooting. For a film related to a real-life boxing champion, Shahid will need a lot of training to ace the role of the gold medalist. But, as of now, the shooting is nowhere near as Shahid is busy with his upcoming film Kabir Singh. He spoke to DNA about the Dingko Singh biopic and said, “There’s only Kabir Singh that I’m concentrating on right now. There’s nothing else that has been finalised as of now.”

Meanwhile, when the news about Shahid Kapoor playing the role of the boxing champion from North-East came out, many took to Twitter to express their displeasure and questioned why no North-Eastern actor was the lead. However, even then, Shahid addressed the response of the Twitterati and expressed his opinion on the same. He said to HT, “I feel, the thing with biopic is that looking exactly like a person makes it caricature-ish.”

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Loving it. #kabirsingh

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(Also Read: Shahid Kapoor: I would definitely want to do a film with Ranveer Singh again)

 

Amidst the rumours about Dingko Singh biopic, Shahid is currently shooting for his upcoming film Kabir Singh with Kiara Advani. The two had earlier shot in Delhi and then went to Mussoorie for the shooting. Now, they are back in Mumbai. Kabir Singh is the remake of the Telugu film Arjun Reddy. The movie is helmed by Sandeep Vanga and is slated to release on June 21, 2019. 

 

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Aaare yaar Shahid Kapoor sir please sir koi aachi movie sign karna hai toh thodha soch samjh ke saath kya hai ki aaj kal aapke Saathi Dushman ranveer singh sir box office par chaye hue thhe toh agar aapko aachi movie sign karna hai aisi movie sign karna jiska story aur star cast dono hi strong ho aur block buster karne ka yaakeen rakhe aur box office par chaye rahe Bhagwan ji karein aap aapni zindagi mein koi kaam karein woh aapke safalta prapt karne mein shaskham ho haamri duyain aapke saath hai baas issi tarah movies mein aap Aachen kaam karte rahein aur logon ke Dil mein Chatwin rahein all the best for Kabir Singh movie

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