Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Funkaar: Biopic on comedian Kapil Sharma announced

TV’s funny man Kapil Sharma’s life story is set to be told on the big screen with an upcoming biographical drama movie.

Titled “Funkaar”, the film will be helmed by Fukrey fame director Mrighdeep Singh Lamba. Mahaveer Jain will produce the movie under the banner Lyca Productions.

“Looking forward to bringing to the audience the story of India’s most beloved Funkaar. Kapil Sharma,” Lamba said in a statement.

Jain, who earlier backed Rajinikanth’s “2.0” as well as upcoming films like Akshay Kumar-starrer “Ram Setu”, said the team is excited to present Sharma’s life story to the world.

“Billions of people get their daily dose of dopamine, courtesy Kapil Sharma. We all need love, life and laughter. We are proud to present comedy super star Kapil Sharma’s untold story on the big screen, in a big way,” he said to news agency PTI.

Sharma, who hails from Amritsar, rose to fame after winning the comedy reality television show The Great Indian Laughter Challenge in 2007.

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