Film inspired by Sushant Singh Rajput’s life in the making

By: News Desk      Published: 01:08 PM, 19 Jun, 2020
Film inspired by Sushant Singh Rajput’s life in the making

A film inspired by late actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s life and career is in the works.

Titled Suicide Or Murder? – A star was lost, the film will be bankrolled by Vijay Shekhar Gupta and helmed by Shamik Maulik.

Talking about the movie, Gupta said, “Sushant Singh Rajput’s death by suicide came as a shock to all of us, but it is not new. Many actors who come to the industry to chase their dreams of making it big here end up not getting work. Many take this route, and some keep struggling all their lives. So, we wanted to tell a story of how actors from small towns who don’t have godfathers in Bollywood struggle.”

He added, “The film is not Sushant’s biopic. It is inspired by his life and work. We are writing the script. It will be based on thorough research of the star’s life, and we will be talking to a lot of other actors who are considered ‘outsiders’ in the industry. Star kids will not be a part of this film. We will be working with a rising star who is not a star kid. We should be able to start shooting in a few months.”