Manish Malhotra, a fashion icon, is reportedly planning to direct a film about the life of Meena Kumari. Kriti Sanon is said to be cast as the lead role, and the project looks to emphasize Kumari’s iconic life story and art work. Although nothing has been confirmed as of yet, fans are eager to hear an official announcement.
Kriti Sanon is about to portray the life-story of the legendary actress Meena Kumari in an upcoming biopic funded by Bhushan Kumar’s T-Series. It is said to be in the process of being written, and Manish is determined to honor the ‘tragedy queen of Indian cinema’ properly. Reportedly, he has had the ambition to celebrate Meena Kumari’s life for quite a while.
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About Meena Kumari
Meena Kumari began her acting career at the tender age of four. Her films, such as ‘Face,’ ‘Adhuri Kahani,’ ‘Pooja,’ and ‘Ek Hi Bhool’ are still remembered and appreciated. Over the course of her three-decade career she acted in more than 90 movies. Meena Kumari, sadly, passed away at 38 due to complications arising from cirrhosis of the liver. She was married to respected filmmaker Kamal Amrohi.
Kriti Sanon is set to star next in Tiger Shroff’s ‘Ganpath: Part 1.’ She will also feature alongside Kareena Kapoor Khan, Tabu, and Diljit Dosanjh in the upcoming suspense drama ‘The Crew.’ Not to mention, she recently revealed her first production project alongside Kajol.