A couple of days back we told you that John Abraham is collaborating with T-Series for six upcoming films. Now, in a new lead, the two have shared the details of the first film in a joint venture. If sources are believed to be true then we may see John playing the role of Shibdas Bhaduri, who captained the side.
The film is based on 1911 football match. Now, we all know that John himself is a big Football fan. He even owns his team Northeast United FC which is one of the 10 teams in the Indian Super League. For over five years, John Abraham has been living with a dream which is to make a film on 1911 football match.
Nikkhil revealed that John had offered him 1911 even before he approached him with Batla House and through the shoot of Satyamev Jayate earlier this year, they were working on the script. The film is expected to roll in November 2019 and will be shot in Kolkata over the next three months. The duo will be collaborating with Bhushan Kumar with whom they recently inked a six-film deal. As per reports, the film is expected to hit the screens in mid-2020.
Nikkhil Advani is currently working on another true-life drama, ‘Batla House’. For now, the film is being shot in Lucknow. The film will be a joint production of John Abraham’s JA Entertainment and Nikkhil Advani.
This is one of the six films which will be Produced by John's J A Entertainment and T-Series in a joint venture.
Bhushan agrees that football is the most popular sport in the world, and is gaining popularity in India among the youth thanks to new clubs and tournaments. “It gives me pleasure to be associated with a film which tells the story of the emergence of India’s most iconic club and an inspiring moment in our history,” he reiterates.