Young actor Ishaan Khatter has an exciting lineup of films in the works. His “Phone Bhoot” project is slated for release in July and he also has a war drama “Pippa” in production. Apart from these two, Ishaan will also be seen playing the lead role in the biopic of hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand.
Titled ‘Dhyan Chand’, the film will be directed by Abhishek Chaubey and it was announced by producer Ronnie Screwvala in 2020, who tweeted, ‘1500+ goals, 3 Olympic golds and a proud history of India. It gives us immense pleasure to announce our next with #AbhishekChaubey – a biopic about the Hockey Wizard of India – #DHYANCHAND.”
The latest buzz about the project suggests it could launch by the end of the year. A source close to development told Pinkvilla, “They will start filming in November or December. They will finalize the exact dates soon. Abhishek will start pre-production after completing his ongoing engagements. He is currently busy with Konkona. Sensharma and Manoj Bajpayee with Soup. Ishaan will also start training for the role a few months before filming begins. It will be intense preparation. Meanwhile, work on the final script is underway.