Imtiaz Ali bags rights to make a biopic on late veteran actress Madhubala
Imtiaz Ali is known for his clutter-breaking and unconventional scripts. The director has always presented a visual delight on the screen in the form of great actors, exotic locations, grasping storyline and strong characters. Films like Jab We Met, Tamasha, Highway, Rockstar, Love Aaj Kal are still one of our favourite movies that we can watch on loop. His love stories make us want to fall in love and intense crime films such as Black Friday compels us to think.
The filmmaker aces every genre that he attempts and now he is all set to try his hand at a biopic. Imtiaz Ali has set his eyes on the veteran actress Begum Mumtaz Jehan Dehlavi, better known as Madhubala and has recently acquired the rights to make a biopic on her, either as a film or a web series. From Madhubala's debut as a child artist in Basant to her big break as an actress opposite Raj Kapoor in Neel Kamal, the biopic is said to narrate the life of Madhubala through the lens of director Imtiaz Ali.
Acquiring a Life Story Rights Assignment Agreement from her family, Imtiaz Ali ensures that the film remains free from any hindrance. The star cast has not been revealed yet, sources suggest that Priyanka Kandwal aka Tik Tok Madhubala makes a perfect match. While Madhubala's sister Madhur Brij Bushan wishes to see Kareena Kapoor Khan essay the role.