Good News For The Fans Of Meena Kumari
After making a biopic on athlete-turned-dacoit Paan Singh Tomar, Tigmanshu Dhulia has now found his next interest in ‘Tragedy Queen’ Meena Kumari. According to a report of a leading tabloid the director, who is currently working on the Indian remake of the French film, Le Lyonnais (titled Yaara), will helm a film documenting the life of the yesteryear actress. The film is an adaptation of the late journalist Vinod Mehta’s book, Meena Kumari: The Classic Biography. Tigmanshu is a self-confessed fan of the actress and modelled Mahie Gill’s character in his Sahib, Biwi Aur Gangster series on Meena Kumari, an alcoholic who died at the young age of 39. Tigmanshu’s been working on the idea for some time now. He has found the right source material in Mehta’s book which has been widely praised by critics and fans. According to the report he will start working on the film by the end of this year.