WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India
Feb 09, 2019, 02.42 PM
It is the season of biopics. After the success of 'Sanju' several filmmakers have announced plans to make biopics. Now, the latest to add to the list in a film on Tennis star Sania Mirza's life. Sania on Friday announced that a biopic on her will be made by Bollywood filmmaker Ronnie Screwvala.
Sania said she has signed a contract for the biopic and the initial work has already begun.
"It's great. The talks have been going on for a while. The contract was signed. We are just looking forward to it," Sania said on the sidelines of an event.
Sania, the only Indian woman tennis player to win a Grand Slam title (in doubles), said the making of the biopic was in the initial stages.
"It's all going to be mutual understanding. I think that obviously my input is important. Because, it's my story. So, I will have to.
"We are literally in the very initial stages. So, we just announced it today. It will slowly get into the director, the writing, after that the casting. It's still a bit long way to go," she said when asked how she wished the film to come out and her inputs for the film.
Sania's biopic will add to earlier biographical films on sports stars like 'Mary Kom', 'Dangal', 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' and 'MS Dhoni'.
Biopics on Saina Nehwal and Abhinav Bindra are also being made. while Shraddha Kapoor is essaying the Badminton star on screen, Harshvardhan Kapoor will be essaying Bindra on the big screen
The film's cast and director are yet to be announced.