Siddhart Roy Kapur to produce 'Bhule Bhatke Tiwari', film based on social worker Raja Ram's life

File image of Siddharth Roy Kapur and his wife Vidya Balan. Image by Yogen Shah Photograph:( WION Web Team )

ANI Mumbai, Maharashtra, India Nov 30, 2018, 12.01 PM (IST)

Bollywood film producer Siddharth Roy Kapur is set to make a film on 'Bhule Bhatke Tiwari', a man who helped reunite people lost in Kumbh Mela.

Film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh took to Twitter to announce the news. He added that Bhule Bhatke Tiwari` a.k.a. late Rajaram Tiwari`s son Umesh has taken up the responsibility to carry forward this unique legacy.

"Siddharth Roy Kapur to make a film on Kumbh Mela`s famed `Bhule Bhatke Tiwari`, as Rajaram Tiwari was popularly called... He helped reunite people lost in Kumbh Mela... Umesh Tiwari, his son, now carries forward this distinctive legacy, " tweeted Adarsh.

Tiwari`s work attained international recognition, after he started the 'lost and found' service in 1946 in Allahabad.

Siddharth of 'Dangal' fame is also producing 'The Sky is Pink' which stars Priyanka Chopra and Farhan Akhtar.

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Siddharth Roy Kapur to make a film on Kumbh Mela`s famed `Bhule Bhatke Tiwari`