Versatile actor Rajkummar Rao is all set to come up with another challenging character. In this upcoming project, the actor will be seen portraying blind industrialist Srikanth Bolla. The film is yet to be titled and it will be directed by Tushar Hiranandani under the T-Series banner.
Talking about this exciting project, Rajkummar Rao said, “Srikanth Bolla is an inspiration! It’s indeed a privilege to play such an inspiring persona who has been through a lot of hardships and, despite that, has risen like a phoenix! I am really looking forward to playing Srikant. I’m happy to collaborate with Bhushan Sir yet again on this compelling project.”
Producer Bhushan Kumar also shared his excitement about this film, he said, “Srikanth Bolla’s story testifies the very proverb of acing against the odds. Having faced so many challenges since birth, yet not letting anything hamper his dreams – his journey is truly inspirational. And it’s indeed a privilege to be associated with a person like him. The personality of this character is such that only an actor of a calibre like Rajkummar Rao can justify it and we are happy to have such a fine actor on board. Tushar Hiranandani’s vision to showcase this captivating story is very peculiar. As we are thrilled to make this film, we are equally excited for the audiences to witness this compelling story of Srikanth!”
To the unversed, Srikanth Bolla is an is an Indian industrialist and the founder of Bollant Industries. He is the first international blind student in Brain and Cognitive Science and Business at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.