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Exclusive: Sanjay Leela Bhansali to direct Manisha Koirala biopic?

Apparently, Sanjay Leela Bhansali is quite keen to direct a biopic based on Manisha Koirala’s life.

Looks like Sanjay Leela Bhansali is quite obsessed with biopics. After making a biopic on boxing legend Mary Kom, Sanjay Leela Bansali is looking forward to make a biopic based on Manisha Koirala’s life. According to the sources the producer-director feels that the inspirational journey of a legend appeals to the mass audience that works at the box office as well.

Manisha and Bhansali’s association goes back a long way – they worked together in Khamoshi – The musical starring Salman Khan and Nana Patekar that got critical acclaim and box office success for both Koirala and Bhansali. Post that the actress-director share a great camaraderie. Manisha who was last seen in Ram Gopal Varma’s Bhoot Returns (2012) was in the news when she was detected with cancer in 2012.

Our source adds, “Manisha’s biopic will focus on her journey from Nepal to India and how she made it big in Bollywood. It will also talk about how bravely she had fought cancer and is looked upon as an inspiration for other cancer patients today.”

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