This time Ronnie Screwala and Abhishek Choubey are working together again, to bring the story of hockey legend Dhyan Chand to the big screen as a co-producer with Prem Nath Rajagopal. Written by Supratik Sen and Abhishek for over a year, Jodi is now finally ready. The casting of the film is still going on and is expected to play the title role on the top star board.
Dhyan Chand from 2525 to 1925. From to represented the Indian hockey team as ‘The Wizard’. He scored more than 100 goals in 1,185 185 games during his international career, including the Olympic Games in 1928, 1932 and 1936. He was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 1956 and his birthday is celebrated on 2 August as National Sports Day.
Abhishek Chaubey said, “Dhyan Chand is the greatest hockey player in the history of the sport and it is a matter of pride to direct his biopic. We had a lot to do research and to be honest every achievement of his life deserves a different story in itself. I am supporting his film and we can’t wait for this film next year. The lead actor will be announced soon.
Ronnie Screwala has made some of the best films of his time. This includes films like Rang De Basanti, Swadesh, Budhwar, Uri, Sonchiraya and Barfi. He has noticed that Dhyan Chand will be one of his best films. He said, “Looking at Dhyan Chand’s life, the greatness of his achievements and his greatness, I think there can be no one better than Abhishek to direct the film and it is a pleasure to work with him again after Sonchirya. Dhyan Chand is the greatest symbol of Indian sports, unfortunately. Today’s youth don’t know much about it. There can be no story bigger than Dhyan Chand’s story and I was waiting for this movie for the audience.
Son Ashok Kumar said
Dhyan Chand’s son Ashok Kumar said in it – “There is no other hockey player like Dhyan Chand, a world-class Olympic gold medalist. When Rohit Vaid went to talk to me about my father’s desire to make a film, I was ready to see his speed and enthusiasm. Dhyan Chand’s talent.” And his achievements will be seen by the world and I am happy to be a part of it.
The film will be released in 2022
Prem Nath Rajagopalan, the producer of the film Blue Monkey, says that he is proud to bring Dhyan Chand to the screen. He said, “Rohan and I are paying attention to Ashok Chand and his family to bring Dhyan Chand’s story to the world.” This is a legacy and a story that everyone should know. Not only in our country but also in the world, we look forward to continuing our partnership with Ronnie as this is the second project. “Let us know that Dhyan Chand will hit theaters in 2022.