Hrithik Roshan in a biopic essaying Super 30 founder Anand Kumar.

Jun 09, 2017 - 11:26 hrs IST
Hrithik Roshan in a biopic essaying Super 30 founder Anand Kumar.

Hrithik Roshan will play Super 30 founder Anand Kumar in a biopic directed by Vikas Bahl and produced by Preeti Sinha.

The shooting is to commence by the end of the year as Hrithik Roshan is currently out of the country with his family and is expected by mid June after which the plans will be discussed for the shoot schedule.

Hrithik Roshan has been impressed with the storyline which is published in English, Hindi and other languages.

The female lead opposite Hrithik Roshan is yet to be finalised . The script of the film is based on Anand Kumar and his Super 30 students.

Sanjeev Dutta of the Page 3 fame and also has done the script writing for some of the popular films like Gangster, Heropanti, Burfi , Life in Metro has done an extensive research before he wrote the script for this film.  He has also visited Anand Kumar's family and friends and has interacted with the Super do students as well along with Vikas Bahl.

The film makers had Shahid Kapoor and Ajay Devgan in mind for this biopic . However Hrithik Roshan was finalised to play the role of Anand Kumar who drew inspiration from his own struggles due to poverty .

Super 30 launched in the year 2002 was to nurture talented students from the underprivileged class of society to appear for the entrance to IIT.  Anand Kumar drew was inspired from his own struggle due to poverty which prevented him from going to Cambridge University for higher education.