Watch 'Thackeray' trailer: Nawazuddin Siddiqui will remind you of the Maratha mogul

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Dec 26, 2018, 03:34 PM(IST)

It was reported earlier that Nawazuddin Siddiqui is prepping to play Shiv Sena founder, Bal Thackeray in a biopic. Photograph:( WION )

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The movie is scheduled to release on Bal Thackeray’s 93rd birthday -- January 23, 2019.

This is definitely one of the most-awaited films in the coming year as Nawazuddin Siddiqui along with the star cast and makers of the Bal Thackeray biopic got together today to release the film’s trailer. 

Nawaz starring in and as the film as the Shiv Sena head Balasaheb Thackeray looks convincing as the Maratha mogul. The trailer released today shows the rise of Shiv Sena, how it was formed and the power that Bal Thackeray exercised in the state when he was alive. 

Directed by Abhijeet Panse, it is written by Rajya Sabha MP & Shiv Sena’s spokesperson Sanjay Raut. 

The film also has actress Amrita Rao playing the role of Bal Thackeray’s wife, Meena Tai Thackeray. 

Watch the trailer here:

‘Thackeray’ is scheduled to release on Bal Thackeray’s 93rd birthday -- January 23, 2019.

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