Salman Khan announces Sooraj Pancholi's upcoming biopic on Indian boxer Hawa Singh, shares first look poster
Superstar Salman Khan on Tuesday unveiled the first look of the biopic on Hawa Singh, known as the father of Indian boxing, featuring actor Sooraj Pancholi.
Based on the true story of the iconic heavyweight boxer, the film will be directed by Prakash Nambiar. It will be produced by Sam S Fernandes and Kamlesh Singh Kushwaha.
"Hawa se baatein karega singh (This Singh will fly)," Salman captioned the first look on Twitter.
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— Salman Khan (@BeingSalmanKhan) February 4, 2020
The poster shows a beefed up Sooraj, guzzling a glass of lassi in a boxing ring. Pancholi also shared the first look poster.
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They call him the “Baap Of Indian Boxing” Here’s the first look of #HawaSingh Our effort to bring his story alive on screen, So greatful to play this legend whose story will continue to inspire the generations yet to come! Blessed to be in his gloves! #HawaSinghBiopic @hawasinghbiopic A post shared by Sooraj Pancholi (@soorajpancholi) on
Hawa Singh traced the boxer's journey from a village boy to a legendary figure in the world of boxing.
A recipient of the Arjuna Award and the Dronacharya Award, Singh dominated Indian and Asian Boxing in his weight class for a decade.
He won the Asian Games Gold medal in the heavyweight category in consecutive editions of the Games at the 1966 and 1970 Asiads, a feat unmatched by any Indian boxer till date.
The film, set in Haryana, will go on floors soon.
(With inputs from Press Trust of India)
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Updated Date: Feb 04, 2020 13:14:07 IST