Om Puri as Bal Gangadhar Tilak

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Mumbai: After a long period Om Puri will appear again in parallel film. The versatile actor will be seen playing as the statesman Bal Gangadhar Tilak in his upcoming venture, titled ‘Chapekar Brothers’.

The movie is directed by Milann Aimera, written by Dhiraj Mishra and produced by Ghanshyam Patel of Giriva productions. Puri commented, “It’s an honour to play such an iconic personality. I am finding several facets about Tilakji through my research. And there’s so much information available on the internet that it will become easier for me to enact him,’’

Puri is confident enough about the role. According to him, he can pull the part quite effortlessly with so much background information. The actor is not leaving any stone unturned, from surfing net to reading books regarding freedom struggle. Every facet, every information may help to adopt the character soon, Puri suggested. The film will depict the glorious action of Chapekar Brothers who shed their blood on 1897 in the freedom struggle of India.