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Ranbir Kapoor turns down Kishore Kumar biopic; Aamir Khan wants to go ahead

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 14 February 2017, 3:13 IST

According to a report in Bombay Times, Aamir Khan has expressed interest in making a biopic on Kishore Kumar. The film has been on director Anurag Kashap's wishlist for a while now.

Earlier, it was reported that actor Ranbir Kapoor was being considered to play the legendary actor-singer on screen.

However, according to the Bombay Times report, Ranbir has turned down the offer as he wants to focus on the Sanjay Dutt biopic - where he will essay the Munnabhai MBBS actor.

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According to insider reports, when Aamir Khan found out, he had a conversation with Ranbir about the film. The Dangal actor also hinted at wanting to speak to the studio executives for the film.

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Photo: Dangal poster

Khan is currently working for Dangal, which is a biopic based on retired Haryanvi wrestler Mahavir Phogat. The first look of the film has already been released and the film is set to release on Christmas 2016.

It looks like the Kishore Kumar biopic will have to wait till Aamir wraps up Dangal. Who do you think can do justice to Kishore da on screen?

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First published: 30 December 2015, 7:15 IST