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Check out Jackie Shroff talk about the legend Balasaheb Thackeray

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‘Let your work speak for yourself’, this was one of the golden teachings of Balasaheb Thackeray.

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“Playing Balasaheb has been a once in a lifetime opportunity” – Nawazuddin Siddiqui

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As an actor, Nawazuddin Siddiqui has come a long way from supporting cast in Sarfarosh (1999) to becoming one of the biggest actors in India today. At the trailer launch of the Balasaheb Thackeray biopic, Thackeray, helmed by Sanjay Raut, Nawazuddin Siddiqui spoke about essaying the most difficult role of his career. “When I first heard that I am doing the role of Balasaheb Thackeray, it felt like the best moment of my life! This has been the most challenging role for me,” said the National Award-winning actor.

It goes without saying that portraying the role of one of the most potent and influential men of the country, would come with its own hurdles. But looking at Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s onscreen aplomb, one cannot gauge the kind of effort that must have gone into the prepping for this role. As they started to shoot, and as Nawazuddin Siddiqui got into the skin of the character, and saw a sea of people shouting Balasaheb Thackeray’s name, he grew anxious. Giving us a candid insight, he shared, “I couldn’t ever imagine the difficulty this role would offer and I started growing nervous with time. The director helped me ease into the role while we were shooting.”

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“Within two minutes I decided to cast Nawazuddin Siddiqui as Balasaheb Thackeray’’ – Sanjay Raut

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By K Ashwin Mobile: 09920183006 Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

Thackeray, based on the life of the Shiv Sena Supremo – Balasaheb Thackeray, saw its newly released trailer trending on YouTube, with over 10 million hits. Firebrand Journalist-MP and man behind the film, Sanjay Raut, divulged that the casting for the role of Balasaheb took barely two minutes.

“Once while I was traveling, I watched Freaky Ali, where Nawazuddin Siddiqui played a golfer. I had already seen it before but I started watching it again, only to realize that Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s face can be made to look like Balasaheb,” said Sanjay Raut, who is also the writer of the film.

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Balasaheb was like a father to me, says Sanjay Dutt

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Sanjay Dutt speaks about the things he learned from Balasaheb Thackeray in the video below

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Viacom18 Motion Pictures have released a tribute video remembering the cartoonist turned politician Balasaheb Thackeray today.

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The trailer of the film Thackeray will be releasing on 26th December.

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