Film critic Taran Adarsh posted the announcement that Aanand L. Rai will be directing the biopic on Viswanathan Anand
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Zee Media Bureau
Caroline Esther D'Souza
Dec 14, 2020, 00:26 AM IST
- Aanand L. Rai to direct Indian chess grandmaster Viswanathan Anand's Biopic.
- Film critic Taran Adarsh broke the news with a twitter post.
- The lead actor for the role of Viswanathan Anand has not yet been finalized.
Mumbai: An announcement was made on Sunday that filmmaker Aanand L. Rai’s next directorial will be a biopic on Indian chess grandmaster Viswanathan Anand.
Informing about the same, trade analyst and film critic Taran Adarsh on Sunday tweeted,”BIOPIC ON VISWANATHAN ANAND… A biopic on #Indian chess grandmaster #ViswanathanAnand has been planned… The yet untitled biopic – will be directed by Aanand L. Rai… Produced by Sundial Entertainment [Mahaveer Jain] and Colour Yellow Productions (Aanand L. Rai).”
BIOPIC ON VISWANATHAN ANAND… A biopic on #Indian chess grandmaster #ViswanathanAnand has been planned… The biopic – not titled yet – will be directed by Aanand L Rai… Produced by Sundial Entertainment [Mahaveer Jain] and Colour Yellow Productions [Aanand L Rai]. pic.twitter.com/fNBtdza2Dq
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) December 13, 2020
The five-time world champion celebrated his 51st birthday on December 11. “Thanks everyone for your wishes. Had a quiet day with my family. Of course it included a chocolate cake (made by Aruna and Akhil),” Anand tweeted from his official Twitter account on Friday.