Kolkata: Now, fans may get a chance to see the life and story of Sourav Ganguly on the screen. According to reports, Alt Balaji, a subscription-based video on demand platform under Ekta Kapoor’s Balaji Telefilms Limited is reportedly in talks to produce a biopic based on the cricketer’s life.
From the seminal, shirtless moment on the balcony at Lord’s, to the inglorious Chappell years, many would say his has been a career tailormade for the silver screen.
That possibility may soon become reality, courtesy the production house Alt Balaji, which is planning a biopic based on the book A Century is not Enough, about the cricketing career of former India captain Sourav Ganguly.
According to sources within the production house, the management has already held a round of talks with Sourav in Mumbai, and Alt Balaji representatives were in Kolkata recently, too, though it is not clear whether they discussed the matter further.
The sources say Sourav is keen to see a renowned Kolkata director at the helm of the biopic, though Ekta reportedly favours a Mumbai director.
The biopic of Sachin Tendulkar – Sachin: A Billion Dreams and Neeraj Pandey’s ‘MS Dhoni: The Untold Story’ based on the journey of Indian skipper MS Dhoni have been very successful at the box-office.
Ganguly’s book ‘A Century is not Enough’ details the pivotal moments in the cricketer’s long career and chronicles his journey in