BCCI President Sourav Ganguly will soon have a biopic made on his journey. The news was shared by the former Indian captain himself on his social media handles, stating that the movie will be produced by Luv Ranjan and Ankur Garg under the Luv Films banner.
“Cricket has been my life, it gave confidence and ability to walk forward with my head held high, a journey to be cherished. Thrilled that Luv Films will produce a biopic on my journey and bring it to life for the big screen @LuvFilms @luv_ranjan @gargankur @DasSanjay1812,” Ganguly’s post read. The producers also confirmed the same with a message that said, “We are thrilled to announce that Luv Films will produce Dada Sourav Ganguly’s biopic. We are honoured to be entrusted with this responsibility and look forward to a great innings.”
Luv Films has previously produced a number of Bollywood movies, including Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety, De De Pyaar De, Malang and Chhalaang. Details regarding the complete cast and crew of the biopic are awaited, although Ganguly had previously expressed his desire to cast Ranbir Kapoor in the lead role.
Ganguly, who has played 113 Tests and 311 ODIs for India between 1992 to 2008, has scored 7,212 runs in Test cricket and 11,363 runs in the 50-over games at an average of 42.17 and 41.02, respectively. The former Indian captain also has the highest individual score by an Indian batsman (183) in the Cricket World Cup. He was awarded the Padma Shri in 2004, for his distinguished and exceptional achievement in the field of Sports.
Cricket has been my life, it gave confidence and ability to walk forward with my head held high, a journey to be cherished.
Thrilled that Luv Films will produce a biopic on my journey and bring it to life for the big screen ????@LuvFilms @luv_ranjan @gargankur @DasSanjay1812
— Sourav Ganguly (@SGanguly99) September 9, 2021