Filmmaker Karan Johar is all set to produce a biopic on C. Sankaran Nair, who fought against the British Raj to uncover the truth about the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre.
The upcoming project is based on the book ‘ The Case That Shook The Empire' written By Raghu Palat and Pushpa Palat. Raghu is the grandson of C. Sankaran Nair.
Karan Johar on Tuesday announced the news via his Instagram handle and wrote “Extremely excited and honored to be bringing the untold story of C.Sankaran Nair, a historic man to the big screens”.
The film will go on the floor shortly. A note from Dharma Productions has also been released on Social media.
It read, “The film unravels the legendary battle that Sankaran Nair fought against the British Raj to uncover the truth about the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre. Sankaran Nair’s bravery ignited the freedom struggle across the country and is a testament to the power of fighting for the truth”.
C. Sankaran was the former President of the Indian National Congress and a member of the Viceroy's Executive Council. (ANI)