Akshay Kumar is all set to play the role of music baron, Gulshan Kumar in his next movie. It was quite early Akshay bagged his new role in the movie although he is doing one movie for wifey Twinkle Khanna, PadMan. But for now, he is settled for Mogul – a biopic on Gulshan Kumar and it is directed by director of Jolly LLB 2 director Subhash Kapoor and produced by T-Series.
The movie is based on the life of Gulshan Kumar, who was music giant in Bollywood and has company known as T-Series, but in last Gulshan Kumar was mercilessly murdered, outside the temple in Andheri and the main accused in the case, Nadeem, who was the music composer and the main rival also.
The murder has surfaced the ties of the underworld and Bollywood.
Speaking about the movie, Akshay says, “I had a good fortune of knowing Gulshan ji well and had a close association with him right from the first film, ’Sughandh’. We both shared many things common, like similar background.I am very excited to play him on screen”.
Director Subhash Kapoor said, “When Vikram Malhotra shared the idea of the film with me, it was a feeling of disbelief.I always told my team that one story I would love to make a move on was Gulshanji and there I am doing just that.
The poster revealed the Akki silhouette and music cassette in the background and rest is yet to come.